Music

Latvian singer Waterflower is serving pure, plant-based pop

Kedr Livanskiy on freeing her true voice — and falling for Lord of the Rings

Kedr Livanskiy on freeing her true voice — and falling for Lord of the Rings

A party, a tragedy and existential comedowns: Knives is a generation anthem created from disaster

A party, a tragedy and existential comedowns: Knives is a generation anthem created from disaster

Can you believe? Watch Polish-Chinese musical artist Ai fen’s ethereal ode to the past year

Can you believe? Watch Polish-Chinese musical artist Ai fen’s ethereal ode to the past year

Listen to a one-hour techno set from the top of Chernobyl’s sister nuclear power plant

Listen to a one-hour techno set from the top of Chernobyl’s sister nuclear power plant

‘You Until Death’: how one man’s music freed Estonia from Soviet rule

‘You Until Death’: how one man’s music freed Estonia from Soviet rule

How Italian pop music conquered the Soviet Union

How Italian pop music conquered the Soviet Union

This Music Greets Death is a sublime electronic record by Russian artist HMOT

This Music Greets Death is a sublime electronic record by Russian artist HMOT

Indie band Borka Balogh transforms intergenerational trauma into fairytale-like healing

Indie band Borka Balogh transforms intergenerational trauma into fairytale-like healing

Soup Can Pop Band is a reflective and riotous album by Estonian indie rockers The Boondocks

Soup Can Pop Band is a reflective and riotous album by Estonian indie rockers The Boondocks

Learning Russian: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate cultural guide

Learning Russian: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate cultural guide

Rock and Rijeka: how Yugoslav youth magazine Val changed one Croatian city forever

Rock and Rijeka: how Yugoslav youth magazine Val changed one Croatian city forever

Avtomat’s industrial EP Doolska reinvents Poland’s prom night sounds

Avtomat’s industrial EP Doolska reinvents Poland’s prom night sounds

Russian DJ Philipp Gorbachev needs you to start dancing... to cymbals

Russian DJ Philipp Gorbachev needs you to start dancing… to cymbals

Techno for freedom: fly over Vilnius’ socialist-era cityscape with a cathartic 1-hour industrial DJ set

Techno for freedom: fly over Vilnius’ socialist-era cityscape with a cathartic 1-hour industrial DJ set

Brodka is bending all the rules with her infectious Brutalist-inspired pop

Brodka is bending all the rules with her infectious Brutalist-inspired pop

Good Evening (Eastern) Europe: the 8 songs and scandals making Eurovision 2021

Good Evening (Eastern) Europe: the 8 songs and scandals making Eurovision 2021

Kicking it with Killages: meet Georgia’s laid-back, genre-bending rap group

Kicking it with Killages: meet Georgia’s laid-back, genre-bending rap group

Delve into dancefloor magic with Russian-Danish DJ Anastasia Kristensen

Delve into dancefloor magic with Russian-Danish DJ Anastasia Kristensen

Remembering Yanka Dyagileva, the queen of Siberian punk who died as the Soviet Union fell

Remembering Yanka Dyagileva, the queen of Siberian punk who died as the Soviet Union fell