Thanos Saringelos + the Qualia
- Origin Thessaloniki
Thanos Saringelos is a songwriter from Chalkidiki and currently lives in Thessaloniki, Greece. He conceived and composed most of his debut album ‘stagona01’ in Chania of Crete and then he moved to Thessaloniki in search of musicians whose contribution would gave stagona01 its final sound. Stagona01 was released in 2018.
The ‘Qualia’ is a band that was formed in Thessaloniki in 2017 in order to give birth to the album stagona01. The band currently consists of Dimitris Tsesmeloglou (bass, synth), Dimitris Stefanopoulos (guitar) and Alex Archodis (drums, vocals).
The album stagona01 demonstrates Greek vocals and it is a mixture of electronic, progressive, folk and avant-garde influences. There are guitar riffs with intense FX, synths, heavy bass lines with tight drum beats and a lot of sampling.
The band is currently working on new material and at the same time plays stagona01 live on various places.