it really is a shame when the rug gets pulled out from under you and you have no feet to stand on Desolation Years · Desolation Years – Worlds Apart photo / marcheslave via Tumblr
Beauty is love without interest photo / Edward Ounapuu writing / Kendall Hill
Chaos danced first with Eros, then jealous Night
The rest is you and your morphine.
One day I will go to the beach.
Censorship stifles good creation.
This interview has been translated and edited for clarity. Dzhuna members: Natalia Yevstigneeva (vocals/guitar), Egor Tabakov (guitar), Aleksandr Tkatch (bass), Konstantin Raidugin (drums) Who are the members of your group and what does everyone do? The members of our group are first of all, musicians. When I first had the idea to get anotherContinue reading “Dzhuna”
We had a seven hour difference between us – them in Tel Aviv and myself in Boston. Tim and I had been corresponding for a couple of weeks trying to decide when we could find some time to talk in a chain of emails titled “Privet! We’re a Shoegaze/Garage duo from Tel Aviv.” We decidedContinue reading “Saint God”
Droning post-punk covers of Soviet and post-Soviet pop performed by a group of guys from Ufa, is the latest obsession over at Metropol in the realm of Russian music. It’s not often that groups who share their music via VK*, have such a distinct and mature sound. With the leader of the group, who hides behindContinue reading “Chernikovskaya Hata: Boyarsky* a la Noir”
A few years ago, Афиша (Afisha) wrote about how Moscow has ceased to be the center of Russia’s music scene – that all the interesting stuff is happening beyond its borders. A lot has changed since then – many distinguishable events, venues, and bands have appeared in the capital that are worthy of attention. This time we’ll beContinue reading “Lucidvox – Psychedelic dream pop and krautrock from Moscow”