15 worthy of Russian artists that are not on TV and radio
Music / / December 19, 2019
Roman Litvinov, better known as Mujuice, perhaps the most notable performer of electronic music in Russia last decade. On account of the actor more than ten releases full-length, the smaller part of which is recorded with a live singing.
The last such was the album Amore e morte, released last year. The release was lost in the flow of new music and not become as successful as, for example, Cool Cool Death!, was released ten years ago. Despite this Mujuice popular now, do not hesitate to join them in such collaboration musicians like Zemfira Ramazanova and performer himself is a welcome member of major Russian and foreign festivals.
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2. Anton MC
"Anton MC» - a musician from Moscow, who began to study at the College of Music in the class of "Pipe", and who is now one of the most promising Russian hip-hop artists.
In the work of Anton can be found echoes 5'nizza and Micah, but in general it is quite original way - it's not hip-hop in the classic sense of the term. In music, there is the influence of funk and reggae, and more highlight is the accompaniment, a role which in some songs stands pipe.
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The absence of the St. Petersburg group "Medzhikul" in rotation radio and TV, it is possible, a temporary phenomenon. Their debut album "All About Martha" has everything to please almost any listener: the songs "Medzhikul" can dance like fiery and slow dances, they want to sing along with the music itself is far from ubiquitous nauseam pop pop.
"Medzhikul" perhaps the first group in Russia, which plays music in the genre of rhythm and blues 70s - the so-called Motown Sound. St. Petersburg skillfully combine features of this genre with contemporary music techniques and funny texts in Russian, as a result of their songs sound fresh and familiar at the same time.
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4. Harajiev Smokes Virginia!
A group of Kazan that started in 2009 with the downhole math rock, now performing indie-rock with elements of pop music. On account of a group of six full releases, each of which, probably, forever settled in memory of my smartphone.
In the group of only three people, mostly instrumental backbone is drums, bass, guitar and vocals. In the records of HSV used and other tools, but this is enough for the minimum set of singing songs at concerts. If you like the provocative and romantic guitar music, do not understand English texts and do not have prejudices about the high male vocals, the Harajiev Smokes Virginia! you'll like.
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Rostov-on-Don has given fans of hip-hop "caste", as fans of contemporary independent music - couple Vlad and Irina Parshina, who have launched projects Motorama, "Morning" and "Bergen Kramer" ( "Summer in City "). The main project of the musicians considered to be Motorama: discography includes four full-length and two mini-albums, and touring map extends well beyond Russia.
Motorama creativity usually belongs to the genre of post-punk and Twi-pop. Unpretentious progressions and melodies, time signature of 4/4 and a minimalistic accompaniment Motorama make music easy and enjoyable.
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"Band of Moscow" - this is the full text of the annotations in the community, "Thank you", "VKontakte". Participants are not trying to flaunt the diversity of style tags and do not compare yourself with hegemonic genres. The band's style is really hard to describe without resorting to boring music terms. In simple words, "Thank you" - perky and sometimes experimental rock guitar with a clever lyrics in their native language.
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ICC - the project of the Moscow musician Viktor Isayev. It all started with the album "Mignon", released in 2014, unusual in form and content. High-quality R & B and soul music is not too common in the Russian music, a ICC has not only become good-looking alternative to James Blake, but also released an original experimental release. "Mignon" - this is the album where very non-Russian music is combined with the most that neither is Russian lyrics - poems poets of the Silver Age.
The latest release of ICC "Hellenic secret" already recorded with the author's text. The music itself has also undergone changes: the songs different from each other and combine the echoes of many styles - from trip-hop to retroveyva.
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Pinkshinyultrablast - shoegaze band from St. Petersburg and the only Russian team, which likes to write publication Pitchfork. Shoegaze - a genre of alternative rock that originated in England in the late '80s. The music of this style is peculiar to specific work with guitar effects and detached behavior of musicians on stage, absorbed in this work.
The Russian boom shoegaze music of 80th and 90th passed unnoticed, so this genre is not popular with a wide audience. Pinkshinyultrablast not count on success with the Russian audience: abroad they give concerts more often than in Russia.
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A group of Togliatti, begins in his hometown with a downhole dance-rock and was later replaced as a genre and location. After moving to the capital of Togliatti he took under his wing label Xuman Records, and the first release of the In The Wind marked the beginning of the band in a new style. Who is On-The-Go - Moscow team, working in the genre of indie-pop-sounding and not the Russian way.
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Moscow bard Sergey Sirotkin year after year proves that Russia can become a popular performer, just by playing beautiful music. The pursuit of fashion, the desire to turn creativity in meme, Bold experiments - this is not about Sirotkin. Here - only a guitar and a young man with a beautiful voice.
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Oligarkh - another ambitious project in St. Petersburg, combining in his work modern dance electronics and samples of folk songs, church songs and old school Russian rap. Especially provocative turned Forgive Us Track - composition in the style of a Trap zasemplirovannoy memorial prayer. To some it seemed sacrilegious mockery, someone - respectful rethinking, but the fact remains: it is made interesting and talented.
The most serious video work Oligarkh Rechka is a clip in which a modern interpretation of the folk song has received about Timoney.
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Verbludes - artist from Moscow, accompanied by pleasant Twi-indie rock. The prefix "Twi" - an interpretation of the word sweet, uttered child. This genre is distinguished by deliberate sentimentality and primitive sound.
First single was the song "Be interesting to you", full of kindness and summer mood. Not so long ago the band released and full-length album. Verbludes suitable for those looking for something new and relevant, but does not want to bother to understanding trends in dubious.
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13. theodor Bastard
Theodor Bastard - founders of world music style in Russia. A group of St. Petersburg should be the canons of the genre: combines folk traditions and instruments from different countries, but the texts are always in Russian. Music Theodor Bastard does not fit into the format of the radio and TV, but it does not prevent the team to give successful concerts in Russia and abroad.
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"Naadam" - Russian electropop band formed in 2013. The band's songs are different sentimental and romantic. Clips "Naadis" is shown on music channels, but the band's popularity ensured it goes far beyond the underground: the song "Pirates" became the basis for the eponymous composition rapper L'One, as the band recorded a cover version of the soundtrack of the children's program "The Call of the Jungle" by request TNT. In addition, "Naadam" actively gives concerts and participates in festivals in Russia and abroad.
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In this collection there is space and avant-garde - the current creativity Glintshake group, or just GSH. From 2012 to 2015 the project Shilonosovoy Katya and Zhenya Gorbunov (also known as a member of the group Narkotiki) can be attributed to the genre of alternative rock and the songs sung in English. Two years ago, a project to reformat: the texts were Russian-speaking, and music have found their place bold experiments.
The album with the speaker called OESCH MAGZIU and cover in the style of Russian Constructivism was the subject of controversy and discussion where some saw kitsch, others have found true art. Despite the criticism, the new GS music is popular, and the group itself is a welcome guest of major festivals of independent music.
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