Happy Angry-Birds Easter

Happy Angry-Birds Easter

The social-economic state that we experience here in Greece the last months led my girlfriend and I to dye our easter eggs as "Angry Birds". I for one feel like an "angry bird" all the time in my everyday life in Greece having to fight for even the simplest thing,...

Re-discovering Vinyl

Re-discovering Vinyl

I recently re-discovered my love for vinyl records! I bought a shinny new limited edition ceramic white turntable and after a 3000 CD collection I am starting to buy vinyl again. My last time was somewhere in the early 90's I think. Boy! what an amazing experience...

Lightbridge – “Centipede” Music for a short film

Lightbridge – “Centipede” Music for a short film

Here is a nice freebie for our friends who subscribe to the Lightbridge Newsletter. The song "Centipede" is a remix of the music I composed for the short film "Live" as a practice in the Nikos Kypourgos Film Music Seminar which took place in 2010 in the Philippos...

Autosleep Music Timer – promo video

Autosleep Music Timer – promo video

Here is a promo video I produced for one of my favorite apps for the iphone. Autosleep Music Timer is an app developed by our current webmaster Charilaos Kalogirou and the video features Dol Ammad music and myself performing high pitched snoring and cult-announcer...

Recording and filming for Themis Mpasdekis’ contest

Recording and filming for Themis Mpasdekis’ contest

Our beloved Dol Ammad tenor and wonderfully-amazing friend Themis Mpasdekis is taking part in a famous Greek singing contest called Live 2 Sing. After weeks of voting he made it into the finals! He contacted me to record and film some songs for inclusion into the...

Master’s degree in Music and Visual technologies

Master’s degree in Music and Visual technologies

Great news! The previous week I finished my Master's degree! It is my second MSc and it involved High Performance Computing Systems for Music and Visual technologies. It took place in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and I was studying about 2 years to...

Oiling up the guns!

Oiling up the guns!

One of my synths needed maintenance as some knobs started malfunctioning. My cat Batman and I took it apart and dashed to the rescue! Happy Holidays to all!

Heavylaw – “Winds Of The Sun” Review (French)

Heavylaw – “Winds Of The Sun” Review (French)

Thanasis: If you know French I think you will enjoy this great review for "Winds Of The Sun" from our friends in Heavylaw. Merci beaucoup! 😛 Dol Ammad - "Winds Of The Sun" - 8/10 By Quetzalcoalt - 12/11/2010 Et si on allait faire un petit tour dans l'espace...

WOT?! No Hair?

WOT?! No Hair?

I got some emails regarding this so yes it is true, it's been a while now that I have cut my hair! Nooooooooooo I hear you scream! Relax, it's not in the hair! Cheers 🙂

Interview at Magic Fire Music 2010

Interview at Magic Fire Music 2010

I was drinking my regular gallons of milk when suddenly I was interrupted by a Facebook request... Thankfully it was my good friend Cedric from Magic Fire Music with a great bunch of questions for a new interview... Magic Fire Music : Hi Thanasis, how are you? It is...

Muddog’s Journal – “Winds Of The Sun” Review

Muddog’s Journal – “Winds Of The Sun” Review

Well, this was unexpected! After visiting the Dol Ammad/ Dol Theeta homepage for a while and seeing the forum full of spam and no updates I was beginning to lose hope. Thankfully my despair turned to joy and surprise. Thanasis Lightbridge has been busy whipping up...

Avantgarde Electro Metal Special

Avantgarde Electro Metal Special

Our great friends from Avantgarde-Metal.com have recently released a PDF issue of stories and reviews from the Avantgarde-Metal world which includes an interview I did with them some years ago and reviews for my music. Inside the 74 pages you can also find lots of...

Avantgarde Metal – “The Universe Expands” Review

Avantgarde Metal – “The Universe Expands” Review

Some months ago the newborn realms of DOL THEETA spelled its first bewitching chants: The marvellous debut MCD "Goddess” (read review here) granted a first gaze into the new musical universe of DOL AMMAD mastermind Thanasis Lightbridge. While DOL AMMAD is explosions...

Avantgarde Metal – “Goddess” Review

Avantgarde Metal – “Goddess” Review

More than a year ago DOL AMMAD mastermind Thanasis Lightbridge proclaimed the coming of a new galaxy in the universe of electronic art metal. And now finally the long wait is over! The mysterious "Goddess” DOL THEETA strides down from the heavens in majestic beauty...

Avantgarde Metal – “Ocean Dynamics” Review

Avantgarde Metal – “Ocean Dynamics” Review

When I looked at the album cover I first felt like a beaten dog, which then was slowly and carefully nosing the CD until realising it was a friend and not a foe. "Ocean Dynamics” is a continuous concept starting in outer space, represented by the powerful first four...

Avantgarde Metal – “Star Tales” Review

Avantgarde Metal – “Star Tales” Review

Star Tales... and now I have no idea what to say. On one hand I would love to give you a full oversight of what this album is potentially going to do to you once you hit the play button but on the other hand, the possible range of psychedelic journeys it will take you...

Magic Fire Music – “Winds Of The Sun” Review (French)

Magic Fire Music – “Winds Of The Sun” Review (French)

Our friend Cedric from Magic Fire Music (http://www.magicfiremusic.net/) wrote a great review for “Winds Of The Sun”. Although it is in French, I hope my online translator did a good job and I’m reading it right 😛 I am not sure which Madonna song he is referring to though… *sigh I wish I knew French…

Interview at Prog Archives 2010

Interview at Prog Archives 2010

Dol Ammad & Theeta interview Your biography has been covered in your ProgArchives profile so let's bypass the biography details. But why did you choose those two names and which bands were you influenced by ? I was looking for some strange-looking and strange...