Parallel Worlds -Tonal Paintings


Release data: Parallel Worlds – Tonal Paintings LP/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Lost in It Records, 2018 Travelling back to and investigating the early years of a musician is always something special, in my opinion at least. “Tonal Paintings” is a vinyl featuring unreleased tracks by skilled Greek synthesist Bakis Sirros (aka Parallel Worlds) from the period of 1995-97. The 8–track outcome on this recording already reveals his love…

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Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell – Dystopia


Release data: Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell – Dystopia CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, DiN, 2018 The title of the duos second distance collaboration already suggests dark electronics -a style Bakis Sirros (aka Parallel Worlds) and Dave Bessell both appreciate a lot- and that’s what the listeners can expect here. As their debut “Morphogenic” already proved, Bakis has quite an intuitive approach to writing his music, giving Dave the…

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Parallel Worlds & Self Oscillate – World Adapter


Release data: Parallel Worlds & Self Oscillate – World Adapter CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, DiN, 2015 “World Adapter” contains 10 modular improvisations taking the experienced ambient listener into the lands of electronic futurism and mellow IDM with a dash of controlled experimentalism thrown in. Having collaborated previously as Interconnected, Ingo Zobel (Self Oscillate) and Bakis Sirros (Parallel Worlds), both musicians hereby extend upon complex modulations, intricate rhythms…

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Alio Die & Parallel Worlds – Elusive Metaphor


Release data: Alio Die & Parallel Worlds – Elusive Metaphor CD, Hic Sunt Leones, 2015 Compared to the duos previous recording “Circo Divino”, the listener will run into a much more ambient-oriented outcome on “Elusive Metaphor”. Then again, the sonic outcome of their previous effort wasn’t really matching my taste, proving quite a challenge to listen to and find appreciation for. Like its predecessor, the…

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Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell – Morphogenic


Release data: Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell – Morphogenic CD/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, DiN, 2012 “Morphogenic” is another example of fine vintage electronics shining energetically and vibrantly, that this time sees Parallel Worlds (aka Greek synthesist Bakis Sirros) team up with analogue soul-mate and Node-member Davell Bessell from the UK. The latter also delivered some tasty guitar and textures with his trusted Gibson Les Paul. Well, the…

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Ian Boddy & Parallel Worlds – Exit Strategy


Release data: Ian Boddy & Parallel Worlds – Exit Strategy CD, DiN, 2011 The Ian Boddy and Bakis Sirros album “Exit Strategy” (the 37th physical DiN-release, limited to 600 copies) is a profound energetic and analogue affair with a strong organic edge. From the press release I learned Mr Sirror planted the seed for the project by delivering a series of both ambient soundscapes and…

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