Manos Milonakis is a Thessaloniki-based composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, also known for his project Your Hand In Mine. According to the press release, While being part of this project, Manos was given the chance to get deeper into composition, music technology and street music, as well as to study and collect a large variety of instruments: wurlitzer piano, accordion, electric bass, guitars, percussion, stroh violin, theremin, ukulele, glockenspiel, melodica, toy piano, and music boxes, to name a few.
After 2014’s EP Solfar and some theatre scores, he announced the release of a new full-length. The Seagull is out on March 13th via piano and coffee records. It is a synopsis of his original score for Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov’s play of the same name, directed by Yiannis Paraskevopoulos for theatres of Greece and Romania. The album blend melancholic piano melodies, soaring strings, gentle electronics, atmospheric haze, and evocative soundscapes.