Grammy Pro Interview

“Music producer, songwriter and arranger Nicolas Farmakalidis welcomes GRAMMY Pro into his recording studio to chat about the evolution from his lo-fi first recording to the studio he has decked out with his favorite instruments and gear. Get the inside scoop on Farmakalidis’ genre-spanning collaborations with Aika, Ayaka Hirahara, Marty Friedman, Reagan Browne and more.”

Nicolas Farmakalidis using F-Pedals

Amazing Greek Composer and Producer Nicolas Farmakalidis, demonstrate how to transform an electric piano into a super cool synth sound by using Edstortion™ DarkLight™ Robotholic™ and EchoBandit™ by F-Pedals.

Nicolas will use this set up both in studio on the song “Out!” by his band AIKA, as well as during their Japan Tour 2015-2016 live.

Grammy Pro Interview

“Music producer, songwriter and arranger Nicolas Farmakalidis welcomes GRAMMY Pro into his recording studio to chat about the evolution from his lo-fi first recording to the studio he has decked out with his favorite instruments and gear. Get the inside scoop on Farmakalidis’ genre-spanning collaborations with Aika, Ayaka Hirahara, Marty Friedman, Reagan Browne and more.”

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Right at Home: Nicolas Farmakalidis

Moving from Cyprus to produce music in America, Nicolas Farmakalidis knows a thing or two about taking risks to pursue his passion. Find out how his decision to leave home led him to run a successful home studio producing international pop music.

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Aika live in Tokyo: GreeceJapan.com 独占インタビュー

2008年に発表した「All He Has To Say」が米国のオフィシャル・オーティズムソングとなり、また2011年に発表した「Dancing Arrows」はハリウッド映画 「Ironclad」のスペシャルプロモーションオフィシャルソングに採用されるなど、Aikaはデビュー以来アメリカで歌手としてだけでなくサックス奏者として、またソングライターとして、幅広く活動を続けて成功を収めている。

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