Daily Discovery: Demos Papadimas, “Barrier Doors”


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ARTIST: Demos Papadimas

SONG: “Barrier Doors

BIRTHDATE: June 10, 1985



AMBITIONS: The next great song and a great marketing campaign to go with it TURN-OFFS: Fascists, phonies, and philistines

TURN-ONS: Compassion, creativity, and consideration

TURN-OFFS: Fascists, phonies, and philistines

DREAM GIG: A showcase slot at the 2014 Americana Music Association Conference and Festival in Nashville, Tennesssee

FAVORITE LYRIC: “What makes things this way? What makes things that way? Which way if any way is right? / Well I’m alone with my friends, down in my sin, in the gutter drinkin’ Dixie again” –Gill Landry

CRAZIEST PERSON I KNOW: Just one? An anonymous family member

SONG I WISH I WROTE: Leonard Cohen’s “Tower of Song”

5 PEOPLE I’D MOST LIKE TO HAVE DINNER WITH: Bob Dylan (for inspiration), Leonard Cohen (for consolation), Nick Tosches (for documentation), Larry David (for comic relief) and Vinicio Capossela (for a European perspective)

MY FAVORITE CONCERT EXPERIENCE: Bob Dylan and Paul Simon. Camden, NJ 7/17/99–it was the beginning of a new world for me

I WROTE THIS SONG: in France, Greece, and Ohio. Inspired by late nights, lingering love, and Mediterranean sounds.



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