NEWS DECEMBER 2007 / JANUARY 2008

A HAPPY 2008 !

We wish all our families and friends a great 2008 !

 

CONCERT - 06 January - Amsterdam

On Sunday , January 6th  , we will play our 1st concert for 2008 @ Living in Oblivion in Winston Kingdom - Amsterdam .
Come and say hello to our new keyboard player Medusa !

SOPHYA - Charles de Goal tribute

SOPHYA just completed the recording of 2 songs for the 'Charles de Goal' tribute album .

The songs covered by SOPHYA are 'PLUS HAUT' (Featuring DIRK POLAK on the main Vocals) and 'TECHNICOLOR' . Both songs sung in French !

New Videos and MP3's uploaded

Check out our Multimedia for new Videos from several concerts in 2006-2007 and you can listen rto more previews and full length streaming mp3's on the player added on the page .

New Remix for the band VIGILANTE released !

SOPHYA's remix for the Industrial band VIGILANTE was released recently on the bands last album which features 2 cd's 12 remixes and more...buy the album HERE

NEWS MAY/JUNE 2007

Thank you all for the support & concern for Mario

SOPHYA would like to thank all their fans and fellow musicians for the support & concern with Mario's situation , since the band had to cancel their concert that was planned for the 4th of may .
Mario is out of the hospital and going through some treatment which suppose to get him back to his way of life very soon !
You can already see him with Clan of Xymox hopefully back on stage this month..

So expect to see Sophya back on stage very soon !

SOPHYA Remix in the process for Industrial band VIGILANTE

Sophya are busy with a remix for the track 'Fair Fight' by industrial band VIGILANTE from Chile , The remix by Sophya will be released in the new upcoming Vigilante album - "WAR OF IDEAS" .

SOPHYA tribute for CHARLES DE GOAL

Sophya will contribute one or two tracks to the Charles de Goal tribute album...a great French post-punk band which Sophya members loves for a long time ! The tracks that will be re-made by Sophya are Technicolor & Plus Haut .

 

Enschede gig CANCELLED - Mario in the HOSPITAL !!

On Friday 5th of May SOPHYA was suppose to be headlining the CRUSH festival in Eschede , Holland .

Unfortunately the concert was cancelled due to a problem with Mario's knee .

Here's the official announement from the band :

Dear friends,

"Yesterday we received this announcement from the band :
Due unfortunate situation we have. ( Mario in the hospital for knee surgery) and after consulting our booking man.Miguel from Gothtronic we had to decide to cancel the concert of the 4/5. "
"our deepest apologized to all of our fans , we hope to see you soon !"


We'll keep you updated about this unfortunate situation and about the re-scheduling of this concert !!!

In the meantime , we wish Mario(The Haze) to be strong , feel well and get back on the road soon !

 

 

 

NEWS MARCH - APRIL 2007

Radio special + Interview on Polish Radio April 3

Have a listen this Monday night to the SOPHYA radio special and interview for national Polish radio on the program "Third Side Of The Moon" .

The interview will be broadcast on the 3rd of April. The radio show will start at 00.05 and will last until 4 am.
The show: 2/3 Apr 2007 ( 00:05 - 04:00) CET also to be heard via internet by the link below:

http://www2.polskieradio.pl/sluchaj/play.aspx?p=r3

Pictures from the concert in Rijswijk

Here's a link for some pictures from Sophya's Concert @ the Rijswijk Gothic & Fantasy Fair , February 24 , 2007

http://www.rainbow-eyes.nl/music/sophya/

 

Check out our galleries very soon for more pictures and videos from this concert !

 

 

NEWS FEBRUARY 2007

Gothtronic Festival - April 13 - Tilburg

It is now confirmed that Sophya will be playing in the next 'Gothtronic Festival' , that will be located in the 013 venue in Tilburg , Holland . The Festival will happen in April , Friday the 13th and will feature other bands like Rosa Crux , Soysoy and others .

Rijwijk Extra Info

Sophya's concert will be closing the first day of the Rijswijk Gothic and Fantasy Beurs ,on Saturday , February 24 Concert time is set to 16:45 (beurs closed at 18:00) .

New Reviews

Check out the new reviews about THIRD WISH

Review by Donovan Tate on Chain DLK Magazine (5/5 stars)

Review by Aiden on Midnight Calling Magazine (scoll down a bit..)

 

 

NEWS JANUARY 2007


 

Gothtronic Booking&Promotion - signed Sophya

The Dutch based booking & promotion agency GOTHTRONIC signed a deal with Sophya , visit their web site for more info and booking Sophya for events !


Sophya live @ Gothic & Fantasy Fair in Rijswijk + more THIRD WISH release parties

It is now confirmed that on February 24 Sophya will play live in the next Gothic & Fantasy Fair in Rijswijk Exhibition Center in Holland .

Also coming up one week before that on the 16 of February a special night for the release of THIRD WISH with a special DJ set from Idan K of Sophya at the Pilgrimage Party in Smouss Cafe , Brussels (BE)

Next release part in Holland was also just confirmed forSophya's new album THIRD WISH in the next Gates of Elyzium party in Club Wolweze in Holland , Leeuwarden on January 27 .

Sophya Third Wish reviews & interviews

Sophya's new album Third Wish is out for a couple of months now and many interviews and reviews were made by now .
Check out the interview from Side-Line and Kaleidoscope magazines ,which also includes Sophya's track MORE
in this issue's compilation CD that came out last December
and expect many more interviews in the next few months .

Here are a few links to a selection of reviews about THIRD WISH :

-Review by Mick Mercer on live journal

-Review by Stuart Moses on Hard-Wired Magazine

-Review by Nick on Gothtronic.com -in English & Dutch

-Review by Shirin Vorsmann on Dark Obsession - in German

-Review by Kees on nederpunk - in Dutch

-Review by TekNoir on Gothtronic.com - in English & Dutch

-Review by Andreas on Dark Heart Magazin - In Greman


NEWS NOVEMBER 2006

New Review by Mick Mercer @ livejournal.com

Check out the review  about Sophya's new album THIRD WISH  , by Mick Mercer on his live journal  page .Mick Mercer , since 1976 ,  is a very important dark music historian / author of'many important gothic books and an ex- journalist in NME/Melody Maker and many others... 

A Crack in the Sky - Song of the week @musicfolio.com

We've just got an announcement that Sophya's track - "A Crack in the Sky" , from the new album "Third Wish" has been picked to be song of the week on musicfolio.com of the week ending of the 26 on Nov , 2006

Next radio appearance & interview - Sunday -19 Nov -0:00 - kinkFM

Coming up on Sunday ,19 November , from 0:00 , a special program of 'She's in parties' from kinkFM , that will be dedicated to the concerts from the last Halloween concert and will feature parts of the show plus interviews with all Sophya members .

Listen online HERE (192k mp3) or HERE ( 128k windows media player)

The program will later be on podcasts for the ones that miss it !

Live interview + Sophya special - Nov 9 , Radio Enschede(also online)

On Thursday , Novmber 9 , SOPHYA will be doing a live special on CRUSH FM on radio Enschede of Holland .
The radio special will feature interviews with Idan K and Sonja from SOPHYA , speaking about their new release 'Third Wish' ,  plus a chance to listen to many new and previous Sophya tracks on the radio .

You can listen to the program onlive @ http://www.enschedefm.nl/

 

 

OLDER NEWS

 

NEWS OCTOBER 2006

Interview @ 'The Industrial Revolution' , 106FM , Israel

On Sunday the 15th of October , at 13:00 (Israeli time-GMT+02:00)), you can listen to an Interview with Idan K  , talking about Sophya's new album 'Third Wish' on 'The Industrial Revolution' , 106Fm , Campus Radio , Israel .

The show is also on live streaming @ www.106fm.co.il

Special Halloween Concert / Release Party

On Halloween (31/10), Sophya will give a special concert for the release of 'Third Wish' in a special event that will be recorded for KinkFM Radio in The Netherlands. Tne concert will be taking place in the amazing Goliath venue that is famous for the 'Bal du Masque' parties ( http://www.baldumasque.nl ). The party will celebrate the release of Sophya new album & Idan K will also be giving a special late night DJ set.

More Release Parties

Idan & Sonja will be coming for a visit in Israel for the release of Sophya's new album 'Third Wish' and will attend the 2 release parties planned for it. Idan will be giving a special DJ sets in the CityHall in Haifa on October 06 & on October 11 with the 1984 crew in Cafe Barzilay in Tel Aviv. The night will feature a special presentation of the new Sophya album 'Third Wish' & the best and darkest of Wave/Dark 80's/Post Punk !
More info @ www.cityhall.co.il - www.alternaTV.co.il/1984

 

NEWS MARCH 2006

VOTE MAKE ! in the name of good music...

This Sunday April 2, at 17:00 tune in to MTV Holland and see the premiere of Sophya new video MORE... The track will be featured in the new album and is now getting a chance to enter the regular playlist of MTV !!!
WHAT DO WE NEED FROM YOU ?
MTV is keeping a chart of the popularity of the video and the band, so, go to www.mtv.nl from Sunday and on, find the program 'under construction' in the BRAND NEW section and click on the Sophya info page (and interview...), at the bottom of the page you can vote...

 

 

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www.sophyamusic.net / www.users.skynet.be/sophyamusic

 

 

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