Fog and Arara
It was the early 2009 when this duo took place after both mark their solo debuts into different musical intrests. Achilleas Dimitracopoulos aka Fog and Nikos Kostoglou aka Arara's story goes way back to the early days of electronica, but somehow their paths didnt come to a crossroad. Achilleas was taking his diploma in CGA in the morning and had been a succesful promoter in numerous venues and nights, while Nikos was traveling from Germany, Holland, Mexico, Turkey and Tokyo gathering experiences and information regarding electronica's next best thing... To make the long story short these guys met as guest djs after a couple of years and both felt the same way: It was collaboration time. Joining forces, they hooked up in the studios and after endless audio cuts they finally nailed it. Their first single "Congamusment" was a deep and dirty tech house bomb that instantly was signed to the well known Noir Music.
It was a matter of days until these Greek duo saw their first offer climb the Beatport Charts gaining massive support from all the usual suspects... Toolroom's favourite child Mark Knight hosted their track on his radio show amongst others like Martin Eyerer and Nic Fanciulli. After that almost every single of theirs were flirting with deep / house and tech house charts playing on radio shows like Proton / Frisky / Danceradio and Itunes Podcasts. People like Mark Knight, Nic Fanciulli, D.Ramirez, Dubfire, Hernan Cattaneo, Noir, Luciano, Ritchie Hawtin, Style Of Eye, Reboot, Joris Voorn and many many more was hammering their tracks.
Most recently, Nikos has been working to upgrading their newest live p.a which will blend Arara's Cinematic / Bossa Nova sound with Fog's housy elements, giving a fresh aroma and perspective to this era. Nikos is also based now in the center of club culture Berlin, adding some extra promotional exposure with his beautiful dj sets and also updating their studio works, while Fog's newest works shout through labels like Brise / Plastic City / Escapism Musique / Back&Forth / Metroline Limited /Save Room and Time Has Changed.
The Sky is the limit and the hard work of these guys is allowing Fog & Arara to make their own mark in musical world. Seems about right...