What is post-Soviet music? Is it the soundtrack to a Gosha Rubchinkiy show, is it perestoika-era synths on an ambient track or a trap music video set in Moscow’s edgelands? From Belgrade to Tbilisi to Ufa, musicians across the New East are embracing female-driven pop, experimenting with nomadic sounds, throwing unforgettable underground raves in Soviet buildings and, most importantly, doing it all off their own bat.
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