PLAYMEN is a five year old project by Pavlos Manolis and Lefteris Xenakis focused on producing dance – pop music and performing DJ sets. Led by their passion for house music and their eagerness to experiment with new styles and tunes, they evolved into one of the hottest duos in the Greek music scene, creating …
PLAYMEN is a five year old project by Pavlos Manolis and Lefteris Xenakis focused on producing dance – pop music and performing DJ sets. Led by their passion for house music and their eagerness to experiment with new styles and tunes, they evolved into one of the hottest duos in the Greek music scene, creating a promising Brand Name.
Playmen‘s original productions have topped the charts and held the “power play” title in most Greek dance-mainstream radios. The production of music that can supreme in the Global industry and electronic dance music (EDM) is their lead concern, since they both have “studied” for years the international scenery, played and experimented in unique house sounds. The need to keep their sets innovating led Playmen into producing unique bootlegs and mash-ups. This is considered to be one of their best figure and have already gained the support of Tiesto’s Club Life with the “Supermode vs Hurts – Tell me why life is wonderful Playmen Bootleg” (Tiesto’s Club Life 186).
Their first breakthrough was in 2009 when “Together Forever” was released through Universal. “Together Forever” entered the mainstream radio airplays, charts, various compilations, reached 12.000 realtone downloadsdownloads for Cosmote and over 2.000.000 views at YouTube. The same year Playmen also produced a number of Remixes for international Labels and artists like Richard Grey, Offer Nissim, Agent Greg, Star 69, Sound 2 Go and Ministry of Sound.
Just after their live performance at the 2010 MAD TV Video Music Awards together they released their second hit single “Feel Your Love” through SonySony Music which once again made a huge buzz in the Greek music scene. This single also reached more than 1.000.000 views in PlaymenMusic Vevo.
In early 2011 Playmen, released their 3rd single “Tonight”. The radio edit featuring three remixes by D.O.N.S, David Vendetta & Sandy Rivera topped the official Greek airplay charts and reached no62 in TopHitRu.com (Weekly General Airplay Top Hit 100is compiled on the on the basis of the data about singles’ weekly rotation on air of 230 Russian radiostations as well 200 ones of Ukraine, the CIS countries, Baltic States, Cyprus, Israel, Germany, the US and Canada, which broadcast in Russian). Again in Youtube reached more than 1.500.000 views just for the original video.
Later in 2011 they decided to “push their luck” a bit further and send their new demo to one of the most famous American chart toppers, T-Pain. He agreed instantly to record this new song with Playmen and the new hit single “Out of my head” was produced and released. Almost 2.000.000 hits on Youtube and soon to be released globally.
The 9th of January 2012 was marked as the official date of their new release. The new hit single “Fallin” was instantly characterized as the dance anthem of the year and has already reached No5 in the official national airplay chart and counts more than 1.500.000 views on Youtube. “Fallin” is soon to be released globally.
The first complete album by Playmen, the leading Greek Producers of Dance, will be the released by the end of spring 2012!
Support Acts : Steve Angello, Above and Beyond, David Vendetta, Special Olympics Greece 2011, 30 Seconds To Mars Live 2011.