Very well-done dark ambient music released by Russian composer Misha Mishenko. Check out the label he’s on, Roomtone Records. Definitely worth your time.
I’m very happy to be able to announce this album of Russia’s finest improvisers collaborating on a live release in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The performance occurred on November 12, 2018, and featured by friend Roman Stolyar on keyboards and recorders, Nikolay Rubanov on tenor saxophone & bass clarinet and Alexander Ragazanov drums.
The Rock-In-Opposition movement had a very short shelf life, but produced some of the most amazing avant-progressive rock bands. Think of acts like Univers Zero, Henry Cow, Art Zoyd, the Art Bears, Stormy Six and others. Their influence was felt far and wide, and you can hear it in the work of former ZGA guitarist Vadim […]
antrru is Anton Kiltsov, a producer based out of St. Petersburg, Russia. He makes synthwave music of rather astounding quality, and he is a perfect fit for his home label, Ezhevika Records out of Minsk, Belarus.
Ored Recordings produce some of the most unique and interesting music coming out of southern Russia. They straddle the line between being a proper record label producing vital new music and preserving ancient artifacts. Some notes about Zaur Nagoy’s release, courtesy of Ored’s Bandcamp page: The Red Bull Music Festival took place on September 14-16 […]
Kino were the closest thing the Soviet Union had to a new wave band, and they were pretty damn good at it. Co-led by singer and part-time actor Viktor Tsoi, his death in 1990 from a car accident ended the band’s career. By the time this album had come out in 1985, the band were […]
Today’s pleasant surprise is Blankenberge, a dreampop/shoegaze band out of Russia. Not quite My Bloody Valentine at their peak, but pretty decent nonetheless.