mk-o: Transfiguration

Originally posted on Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής / Socratis Papahatzis:
TRANSFIGURATION from MK-O 3rd album BLUES FOR THE WHITE NIGGER Released April 6th, 2011 by Puzzlemusik. Music composed, arranged and performed by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O] Μουσική: Μαρίνα Καναβάκη & Oannes [Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής] Recorded and mastered at Artracks Recording Studios by George Priniotakis © All rights owned by Marina…

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Triptych duet

After Dmitri Shostakovich, I decided to take one of our own musical works [MK-O] to create an art video with. So here is ‘Triptych‘ from our latest album ‘Ether‘ [Etheras]   with my painting “Reaching“ Enjoy a beautiful weekend and Full Moon tonight!

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mk-o: Star With No Name

Originally posted on Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής / Socratis Papahatzis:
STAR WITH NO NAME from album: BLUES FOR THE WHITE NIGGER BLUES FOR THE WHITE NIGGER is MK-O 3rd album Released April 6th, 2011 by Puzzlemusik. Music composed, arranged and performed by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O] Lyrics written by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O] Μουσική – στίχοι: Μαρίνα Καναβάκη…

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mk-o: Marmonix

Originally posted on Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής / Socratis Papahatzis:
MARMONIX from MK-O debut album OVATION Released in December 2006 by Hitch-Hyke Music composed, arranged and performed by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O] Μουσική: Μαρίνα Καναβάκη & Oannes [Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής] Recorded and mastered at Artracks Recording Studios by George Priniotakis © All rights owned by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O]…

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a journey entranced

12 months: A Journey Entranced My visual journey through each month has reached an end. The final ‘little’ stone to complete it was the two calendars. The wall calendar I published a few weeks ago and now a full journal / planner for the year 2017. The latter [among other things] has been the reason … Continue reading

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mk & o 89-98

Time for a musical post… …and a short trip down memory lane! There was a time, my husband [Oannes] and I hadn’t met and followed solo musical careers, before creating our duet, MK-O. Looking back at videos during those years, we came up with a couple of live performances. Fan to watch after all those … Continue reading

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topaz eleven

November and what better date to post the eleventh month’s* painting, but the …eleventh! November the eleventh! Autumn turning gold and colder. November’s flower is Chrysanthemum [and Peony] and birthstone: Topaz [and citrine]. Yes, the color is yellow – gold. Chrysanthemum stands for joy, compassion, friendship, and love. [here’s to a joyful, loving and compassionate … Continue reading

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a musical Monday

Happy November everyone! and Monday and new week! The eleventh month will soon have its image [as September and October did] – but till then here’s an update on my musical side. We’ve been uploading our full albums at You Tube. ‘Ovation‘ was our debut album, released in 2006. and this is the rearranged version … Continue reading

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Taking the “backward step”…

“Take the backward step and shine the light inward.” Zen Master Dogen A good friend* posted this a few days ago:  Dogen’s Backward Step. Stepping back to move forward – slowing down – pausing, or however one may call it**, is something I have been meaning to do for some time now but kept postponing … Continue reading

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Ether released!

I am happy to announce that after our physical album release, February 28, Ether is now available for download! For any of my friends interested in purchasing tracks or full album, here are the links: [and a big thank you in advance! 🙂 ] 3rd track from the album: House Of Serpents For a physical … Continue reading

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Happy March!

A very Happy March everyone! Our album was released yesterday! As promised, here is the album artwork* of Etheras [Αιθέρας] *Artwork: on a full moon Soon we’ll have it up for digital distribution. I’ll leave you with a video of one song from the album: Awakening [Ξύπνημα] and in the words of someone who’ll be … Continue reading

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MK-O new album – release date

Happy Hump Day! As they say, this is it! Our new album will be released this Saturday, February 28 with  KOKKINI KARFITSA, [insert of the newspaper AVGI.] The title of the album is: ETHERAS [Ether]   Many of my friends don’t live in Greece, so stay tuned for news on the digital distribution date!  😉 … Continue reading

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a happy new week

A beautiful new week* ahead! Album nearly done [mastering stage & artwork]. Here’s a little boost for the week ahead: from our second 2CD album: UNREEL Headbanging Funk   …with a smile: 🙂 Band page you may also find us here: MK-O @ Soundcloud MK-O @ Reverbnation MK-O @ CD Baby MK-O @ You Tube … Continue reading

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album underway…

A beautiful Sunday, everyone! Recordings are coming along nicely and as scheduled. However, because of that, I am busiest than ever. Hopefully in a week’s time, I’ll resume my ‘normal’ rhythms!   Till then, here’s another song from our first album [Ovation] EON      Have a beautiful week ahead!   Band page you may … Continue reading

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happy february!

Happy February everyone! Some of you already know about my artistic ‘duality’ [painting & music]. We [MK-O] are currently in studio recording our 4th album. A fun procedure which however is extremely time consuming, so I apologize in advance if I fail to visit your lovely blogs sometimes.   Hoping to redeem my self with … Continue reading

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Our album BftWN reviewed by Ken Ford-Powell

My good friend, Ken surprised me with a review of our 3rd album ‘Blues for the White Nigger’ As he says: “After I bought this Blues for The White Nigger album and discovered I liked it, I promised Marina I would review it – openly and honestly.” Ken is a very talented writer and Educational … Continue reading

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Cat’s “Passion Feature 13 : Marina Kanavaki”

“A Place for Sharing Passions” This is how Cat Forsley describes her site: “Fervour & Forever“. In her own words: “…a site about Pure Fervour and Passion . Things about Life that Really get To me – In a Good way  Things about people that Really Fascinate me  ALL IN ALL: PASSION FEATURES ON PEOPLE … Continue reading

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The Soundcloud Radio

a big thank you to my talented friend Frizz! 🙂

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one for the doggies…

October is Pit Bull Awareness Month so please give those unfairly judged creatures and loveable companions a thought. Here are a few links for more information on pitbulls: • http://celiasue.com/2013/10/15/be-the-change-4-paws/https://www.facebook.com/SimpleDoghttp://www.nationalpitbullawarenessday.org/NPBAD-Campaign.htmlhttp://www.nationalpitbullawarenessday.org/October-is-National-Pit-Bull-Awareness-Month.htmlhttp://www.mspca.org/adoption/pit-bull-adoption/october-is-pit-bull-awareness.htmlhttp://www.delspca.org/pit-bull-awareness-month-adoption-special/http://www.examiner.com/topic/pit-bull-awareness-month and… remember Lennox: http://www.savelennox.co.uk/ Read about BSL here: http://www.aspca.org/fight-cruelty/dog-fighting/breed-specific-legislation Added November 1st, 2013 and … Continue reading

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mk-o links!

A most wonderful new week to everyone! A post from alter me and MK-O! We are announcing our new Facebook and Twitter pages. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and get updates on our musical journey. click on the following images: Facebook Twitter A note to my friends: We would welcome your subscription to our … Continue reading

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MK-O site ready!

Finally! MK-O site is ready. You can visit our band page here or click any of the following 3 buttons to go directly to each album     I have a little request to make of my good friends! As the MK-O site is new and has been constantly upgrading, I managed [don’t ask!] to … Continue reading

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blogging …latency!

Mrs Hyde is currently making changes to the music site [MK-O] / uploading albums – tracks – videos – reviews etc. We are recording our new album and we wanted to change the look of our site, completely. So please excuse my her very very small absence. I will be back to my Jekyll self … Continue reading

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