Label: Mesogeiou paraplous
Born in Xanthe, Thrace, into a musical family, Michales Loukovikas started singing & playing accordion & guitar in his father's varied music band at 15. He formed rock groups, then he turned to contemporary Greek music & much later to Rebetiko.
Realizing that he had learned only Occidental music,...See Full Bio
“Michales Loukovikas combines qualities that cross and allow him a proud autonomy. […] We have sought him, however, for the most eclectic expression of his quality as a composer: the disc “The Gold in the Sky” he has made setting Ares Alexandrou's poems to music. Choosing poems from Alexandrou’s entire work, Loukovikas has set them to music in an unpredictable way, without expelling folk sounds. Some of them, such as “Lullaby”, he has interpreted into several melodic versions. Others have become beautiful songs [...]”