Progrezo Records' eventh installment in the Collector series is base from the capital and largest city of Georgia, Tbilisi.
Tbilisi is lying on the banks of the Mt'k'vari (Kura) River. The name is derived from an early Georgian form T'pilisi and it was officially known as Tiflis until 1936. The city covers an area of 726 km2 and has 1,480,000 inhabitants.
Founded in the 5th century by Vakhtang Gorgasali, the Georgian King of Iberia, and made into a capital in the 6th century, Tbilisi is a significant industrial, social, and cultural centre. The city is also emerging as an important transit route for global energy and trade projects. Located strategically at the crossroads between Europe and Asia and lying along the historic Silk Road routes, Tbilisi has often been a point of contention between various rival powers and empires.
The history of the city can be seen by its architecture, where the Haussmannized Rustaveli Avenue and downtown are blended with the narrower streets of the medieval Narikala district.
Some of Tbilisi's notable tourist destinations are the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Freedom Square, Sioni Cathedral, Metekhi, Narikala, Rustaveli Avenue, Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre, Anchiskhati Basilica, Mtatsminda Pantheon (Holy Mountain), Kashveti Church along with the National and Historic Museums of Georgia and a number of art galleries.
Tbilisi is the home of famous artists. The city life was immortalized in their art by Niko Pirosmani and Lado Gudiashvili. Actually is an important centre and meca of rising music cultures of any and every kind of styles, including electronic music bands such as Kung Fu Junkie and Okinawa Lifestyle.
Progrezo Records' 07 installment in the Collector series from the strategically social, and cultural centre of Tbilisi, featuring some of the most recognized artists electronic music related Kung Fu Junkie, Okinawa Lifestyle, Gacha, The Forest, Vako and Solar Eclipse, as representative icons from Georgia' dance music scene.
From surrounded cinematic landscapes to avant-garde electronica beats, these breakthrough artists are claiming their own place within the finest electronic music world over with an authentic and solid stamp of high quality music influenced by the widely culture city.
Next stops from Berlin, Rome, Paris, Moscow, Warsaw and Athens. Stay tuned !!