Makria

Credits & Audio Samples

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AN UNDERSTANDING
Music: Liz Aday/Chris Sohre
Lyrics: Chris Sohre

Nikos Tourbis: drums
Simon McCarty: bougarabou
Carl Dexter: bass, acoustic & electric guitars 
Chris: 12-string acoustic guitar, accordion, harmonium, vocals


SOMETIMES
Music/Lyrics: Chris Sohre

Nikos Tourbis: djembe
Simon McCarty: djembe, bougarabou
Jim McCarty: djembe, cowbell
Dimitris Kakos: bass
Chris: guitar, accordion, organ, percussion, vocals


MAKRIA 
Music & Lyrics: Chris Sohre

Nikos Tourbis: drums
Dimitris Kakos: bass
Chad Quist: acoustic & electric guitars
Chris: acoustic guitar, piano, clarinet, vocals

 

NERÓ
Music: Chris Sohre

Sophia Lazaridou: chant
Natasha Delipetkou: chant
Chris: chant, flutes, accordion, piano, vocals

Chants recorded at the Thermal Springs of Langadas, Greece
Flute excerpt from Charles Koechlin - Sonate Pour Deux Flûtes
Loop arrangement by Carl Dexter 

 

WHO WILL KNOW
Music & Lyrics: Chris Sohre

Simon McCarty: gutam
Dimitris Kakos: electric fretless bass
Carl Dexter: contrabass 
Judy Olmstead: hurdy gurdy 
Karen Gheorghiu: English horn 
Chris: acoustic guitar, vocals

 

THIS SMALL GRAVITY
Music: Chris Sohre
Words: Marty Eigenberger

Nikos Tourbis: djembe
Jim McCarty: djembe
Jim Eagan: drums
Joseph Bichsel: cello
Derek M. Johnson: cello
Dimitris Kakos: electric basses
Karen Gheorghiu: English horn
Carl Dexter: contrabass, electric gtr fx, reverse cymbal
Chris: accordion, flute, e-bowed guitar, various percussion and noises,
piano, recitative (Dan, thanks for the use of your Tibetan bells!)

 

CHAOS
Music: Dimitris Kakos/Chris Sohre 

Dimitris Kakos: bass, guitar fx, electronic percussion, loops
Chris: percussion, sound Fx (Thessaloniki and München)

"Jo" the car horn by Sophia Lazaridou 
Loop arrangements & catholic moment instigations by Carl Dexter 

 

SALONIKA
Music & Lyrics: Chris Sohre

Nikos Tourbis: djembe
Simon McCarty: gutam
Kelly Smith: merdung
Dimitris Kakos: bass
Alexandros Stavridis: saz
Karen Gheorghiu: English horn
Chris: accordion, clarinet, brushes & shaker, vocals
Market sounds recorded in Martiou Street, Thessaloniki, Greece 

 

SECOND THOUGHTS
Music & Lyrics: Chris Sohre 

Carl Dexter: acoustic guitar, contrabass
Chris: acoustic guitar, vocals