Gunesh (or, more appropriately, The Gunesh Ensemble) was a jazz-prog outfit led by one of the world’s most incredible and… Read more [Music] Gunesh – Гунеш LP/CD (1980)
I implore you, my friends… Make time to catch the best World Music podcast in the world. Mundofonías‘ Juan Antonio… Read more [Music Podcast] Mundofonías 2017 #66 | Samarcanda, Jerez, La Habana
Sato are a band from Uzbekistan who fuse together progressive rock and folk into a pretty unique fusion. Though there’s… Read more [Music] Sato – Efsanie (Legenda)
The Medeo Ensemble were a jazz-fusion band out of Almaty, Kazakhstan (then a part of the USSR). As far as… Read more [Music] Medeo Ensemble – Medeo
A rather nice example of traditional music from Bashkortostan, a Turkic Republic inside of Russia. Unfortunately, there isn’t much information… Read more [Music] Gata Sulejmanov – Sir-Darja
There isn’t a lot of information on wild psych music coming out of places like Tajikistan, but this isn’t a… Read more [Music] Makhfirat Hamroqulova & Gulshan / Махфират Ҳамроқулова & Гульшан – Дилро Бубин
Auktyon were one of Russia’s best post-punk bands, and certainly among the most creative in what was then Leningrad, now… Read more [Music] Аукцыон / Auktyon – Птица / Bird
A full album by Turkmenistan’s greatest contribution to fusion, progressive rock and space rock, Gunesh.
No need to comment on this group. Just let the music envelop you.
Another Soviet ethno-jazz project of high quality. Boomerang hailed from Kazakhstan, and this particular album is considered their rarest.