A guide to the New East


Aleks Eror

 Aleks Eror is a Berlin-based journalist raised between London and Belgrade. His work has been published by the Guardian, the New Republic, Vice, i-D & Slate, amongst others.


A professional translator and proofreader for 10 years who speaks English, German and Dutch and is passionate about Central and Eastern Europe, post-communist pop music, and Polish and Romanian cinema. Self-employed since 2012, he writes critically on popular music under the pseudonym eurovicious for Balkanist and Sofabet, and maintains Spotify's most popular Balkan music playlist.

Ian Evtushenko

Born under the Northern Lights, Ian moved in Moscow where he dived in the world of urban journalism. Since then he has been a deputy editor of the Hooligan magazine and has written for many newspapers and magazines about food and culture.