MK-O is MARINA KANAVAKI & OANNES MK-O The acquaintance of the two musicians in 2000, led to a fruitful collaboration. The first outcome of this was the rearranged version of Marina's first album 'Pote & Tipota' [Never & Nothing], in 2004 [by NEFELI book editor]. Today, as a duet [MK-O], are working on a series of albums, first of which was OVATION, their debut album, released in December 2006 by Hitch-Hyke. The multitude of musical influences and the broad working field creates an adventurous listening, hard to categorize. Extended instrumental arrangements coexist with lyrical songs. Rock, classical, techno, psychedelia, industrial, acoustic, electric and electronic instruments as well as a palette of samples varying from from Cesar Franck to Son House, Pink Floyd and Ministry, give a brief idea of the sound of this album. Ovation has been welcomed enthusiastically by the Greek press & audience. MK-O second 2 CD album UNREEL, was released October 13th, 2008 by Hitch Hyke. BIOS MARINA KANAVAKI Marina Studied art and music [Middlesex Polytechnic, London, B.A.Hons 4yr/sw course Graphics - Musical studies & Classical piano at the National Conservatory in Athens - Seminars in jazz improvisation - Singing seminars (London) - Classical singing studies] Worked as a graphic designer and later as an art director. Currently works as a creative art director. Has had her work shown in Smith's Gallery (London) and painting exhibitions in Epohes gallery, in Athens. Her first album, titled: POTE & TIIPOTA (Jamais et Rien), based on poems by Elias Petropoulos, was released by VIRGIN/EMI, in 2000, in Greece. In 2004 the album was rearranged by Oannes and released by NEFELI (Elias Petropoulos's book editor). OANNES Oannes (Socratis Papahatzis) has been in a variety of local rock & electronic bands for years, resulting 5 albums of his music. Also written some film scores. His solo album OANNES: INVERTED A was released in 2003. Singer and classical trained piano player. Progressive rock, punk - new wave, Detroit techno, electro - industrial, industrial - metal background. Musical Director of Sound & Hi Fi, oldest and most respected Hi - Fi & Musical Magazine in Greece.
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