A guide to the New East
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Underground sound
From Moscow to Karelia to the heart of Siberia, Russia's digital-era musicians are pushing boundaries and gaining international recognition for their forward-thinking beats. Welcome to the new electronica age.
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New beat

Listen to the 32 acts shaping the future of electronic music in Russia


Behind the scene

Is there really such a thing as Russian electronic music?


Free reign

Welcome to Johns’ Kingdom, the Russian record label in a realm of its own


Ready, cassette, go

How to start an independent label in the Russian north


Fortress techno

In search of the elusive label Johns’ Kingdom


Look back

Watch the new video for Lapti and Nocow summoning the style of 90s Russia

Project curator: Anastasiia Fedorova
Image: Valeriy Belobeev 

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