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Russia

Gde-to Tam

Gde-to Tam: psychadelic shaman folk-rock from Moscow. Check their bandcamp page, or follow them on VKontakte.

Antoha MC

Antoha MC is from the suburbs of Moscow and does some very catchy Hip-hop with traces of trumpets and balalaika. You can check his website here and enjoy the...

ssshhhiiittt!

ssshhhiiittt! does post-punk with a very good vibe. More post-punk from Rostov! Make sure to check their bandcamp website.

Svidaniye

Svidaniye (“Date” - as in a romantic date) is good indie from Moscow. You can see more about them in their label’s website.

Kontora Kooka

Kontora Kooka (“the office of Cook”): an avant-garde, experimental, industrial, art/post-punk band from Samara. Most of their albums are on bandcamp.

Auktyon

Auktyon (auction) is a great, versatile band from St. Petersburg led by Leonid Fedorov. It has been around from 1978, changing genres and accumulating influe...

Indie to the streets of Moscow

Fairlane Acoustic is a Russian project similar to the popular Take Away Shows of La Blogotheque. Here Russian bands play live on city streets or intimate spa...

Evgeny Lebedev

Two jazz projects where the pianist Evgeny Lebedev, from Moscow, participates. LRK Trio: lively jazz, folk and fusion. The trio is Lebedev, Anton Revnyuk and...

Post-punk is big in Russia (Part 1)

The Russian punk culture rose in the 80s together criticism towards the Soviet regime and a growing sense of lack of future. Whether because of a new “no fut...

SALTO

SALTO: jazz, trip-hop, dub and electro with some Russian folk influences, from Moscow.

Kubikmaggi

Kubikmaggi is a band from St. Petersburg which does awesome avant-garde music blending jazz, rock, classical, progressive rock… They call it jazz-punk. Vocal...

Megapolis

Megapolis is a rock band from Moscow active since 1987. The most recent music is calm, adult, soft rock. Megapolis’ lyrics use much poetry from Russian poets...

Trip-hop from Novosibirsk

With this post I start exploring places further east. Concretely, Novosibirsk in Siberia. Not very widely known but actually Russia’s third most populous cit...

Peter’s blues in Billy’s band

Billy’s band: a label-and-producer-independent band playing blues, jazz, swing. They call the genre “romantic alcojazz” and sing about (mostly platonic) love...

First sampler

My first post is a sampler of new Russian music from different genres. You might start noticing a certain dominance of Saint Petersburg as a indie/experiment...

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Moscow

Gde-to Tam

Gde-to Tam: psychadelic shaman folk-rock from Moscow. Check their bandcamp page, or follow them on VKontakte.

Antoha MC

Antoha MC is from the suburbs of Moscow and does some very catchy Hip-hop with traces of trumpets and balalaika. You can check his website here and enjoy the...

Svidaniye

Svidaniye (“Date” - as in a romantic date) is good indie from Moscow. You can see more about them in their label’s website.

Indie to the streets of Moscow

Fairlane Acoustic is a Russian project similar to the popular Take Away Shows of La Blogotheque. Here Russian bands play live on city streets or intimate spa...

Evgeny Lebedev

Two jazz projects where the pianist Evgeny Lebedev, from Moscow, participates. LRK Trio: lively jazz, folk and fusion. The trio is Lebedev, Anton Revnyuk and...

SALTO

SALTO: jazz, trip-hop, dub and electro with some Russian folk influences, from Moscow.

Megapolis

Megapolis is a rock band from Moscow active since 1987. The most recent music is calm, adult, soft rock. Megapolis’ lyrics use much poetry from Russian poets...

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St. Petersburg

Auktyon

Auktyon (auction) is a great, versatile band from St. Petersburg led by Leonid Fedorov. It has been around from 1978, changing genres and accumulating influe...

Post-punk is big in Russia (Part 1)

The Russian punk culture rose in the 80s together criticism towards the Soviet regime and a growing sense of lack of future. Whether because of a new “no fut...

Kubikmaggi

Kubikmaggi is a band from St. Petersburg which does awesome avant-garde music blending jazz, rock, classical, progressive rock… They call it jazz-punk. Vocal...

Peter’s blues in Billy’s band

Billy’s band: a label-and-producer-independent band playing blues, jazz, swing. They call the genre “romantic alcojazz” and sing about (mostly platonic) love...

First sampler

My first post is a sampler of new Russian music from different genres. You might start noticing a certain dominance of Saint Petersburg as a indie/experiment...

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Novosibirsk

Post-punk is big in Russia (Part 1)

The Russian punk culture rose in the 80s together criticism towards the Soviet regime and a growing sense of lack of future. Whether because of a new “no fut...

Trip-hop from Novosibirsk

With this post I start exploring places further east. Concretely, Novosibirsk in Siberia. Not very widely known but actually Russia’s third most populous cit...

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Rostov-on-don

ssshhhiiittt!

ssshhhiiittt! does post-punk with a very good vibe. More post-punk from Rostov! Make sure to check their bandcamp website.

Post-punk is big in Russia (Part 1)

The Russian punk culture rose in the 80s together criticism towards the Soviet regime and a growing sense of lack of future. Whether because of a new “no fut...

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Omsk

Post-punk is big in Russia (Part 1)

The Russian punk culture rose in the 80s together criticism towards the Soviet regime and a growing sense of lack of future. Whether because of a new “no fut...

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Samara

Kontora Kooka

Kontora Kooka (“the office of Cook”): an avant-garde, experimental, industrial, art/post-punk band from Samara. Most of their albums are on bandcamp.

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Ukraine

Ukrainian Gypsy & Blues

GrozovSka Band: diverse ukrainian music with hints of fado, blues, jazz and gypsy music. The last video includes some virtual sightseeing of Kiev to go with ...

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Kiev

Ukrainian Gypsy & Blues

GrozovSka Band: diverse ukrainian music with hints of fado, blues, jazz and gypsy music. The last video includes some virtual sightseeing of Kiev to go with ...

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