Parallel Worlds – Far Away Light


Release data: Parallel Worlds – Far Away Light CD-R, Shima Records, 2005 For fans of vintage analogues, the music of Bakis Sirros (aka Parallel Worlds) is something special. His output is retro music with a modern twitch, for which he intelligently applies his assortment analogue step sequencers and analogue modulars. In my opinion, Bakis’sonic adventure through a landscape of slow-tempo electronica remains one of a…

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Alio Die & Parallel Worlds – Circo Divino


Release data: Alio Die & Parallel Worlds – Circo Divino CD, Hic Sunt Leones, 2010 “Circo Divino”, which comes in very nicely designed digipack, is a collaborative project between Alio Die (aka Italian ambient composer Stefano Musso) and Greek vintage synthesist Parallel Worlds (aka Bakis Siros). Both these musicians have already proved what they are capable of in previous years, solo or together with other…

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Parallel Worlds – Shade


Release data: Parallel Worlds – Shade CD, DiN, 2009 “Shade” is the fifth release of Greek electronic musician Bakis Sirros, aka Parallel Worlds, which is the studio follow-up to the album “Obsessive Surrealism”. Bakis himself considers the outcome as his “most technically-advanced work” in terms of the use of his large collection of modular synths. Although there is a distinct sense of darkness roaming through…

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Parallel Worlds – Insight


Release data: Parallel Worlds – Insight CD-R, Shima Records, 2003 Parallel Worlds is the Greek ambient musician Bakis Siros, who has collected a vast assortment of vintage equipment, such as huge analogue modulars and analogue step sequencers. “Insights” is his second release of which the introductory tracks “Mechanical Wood” and “Dark and Blue” are quite heavy, as they don’t bear any melody. Both pieces stick…

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Parallel Worlds – Obsessive Surrealism


Release data: Parallel Worlds – Obsessive Surrealism CD, DiN, 2007 “Obsessive Surrealism” is the fourth full-length release of musician Bakis Sirros aka Parallel Worlds, one continuing the path of innovative dreamy atmospheric electronics since he started his music project in 1998. In a way he again succeeded in surprising me as Bakis reaches new heights with the eleven tracks featured on the album. The combination…

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