Music

From Kanye to Kendrick: 10 hip-hop tracks you didn’t know used samples from Eastern Europe

From Kanye to Kendrick: 10 hip-hop tracks you didn’t know used samples from Eastern Europe

‘Ukrainian language? Hell yes!’ Meet a crop of musical artists championing their mother tongue

‘Ukrainian language? Hell yes!’ Meet a crop of musical artists championing their mother tongue

Lady Gaga’s latest music video is a tribute to arthouse Armenian filmmaker Sergei Parajanov

Lady Gaga’s latest music video is a tribute to arthouse Armenian filmmaker Sergei Parajanov

Jump on a nu-slow-inflused tour of Vilnius at home with Lithuanian DJ Monika Seta

Jump on a nu-slow-inflused tour of Vilnius at home with Lithuanian DJ Monika Seta

March on: 5 songs that became anthems to revolutions in Eastern Europe

March on: 5 songs that became anthems to revolutions in Eastern Europe

‘Goofy, free, imperfect.’ How the 80s forged an aesthetic for Kate NV

‘Goofy, free, imperfect.’ How the 80s forged an aesthetic for Kate NV

Your guide to the best independent music from the Caucasus

Your guide to the best independent music from the Caucasus

7 Deaths of Maria Callas: watch Marina Abramović’s first opera online for free

7 Deaths of Maria Callas: watch Marina Abramović’s first opera online for free

Listen to the sounds of deserted airports with this experimental electronic album

Listen to the sounds of deserted airports with this experimental electronic album

See Vilnius from the top of its tallest tower in this electronic music video

See Vilnius from the top of its tallest tower in this electronic music video

Inspired by space dreams, Maria Teriaeva’s enchanting synth-pop is a soothing balm for strange times

Inspired by space dreams, Maria Teriaeva’s enchanting synth-pop is a soothing balm for strange times

The rise and fall of ‘Manele’, the Balkan beat genre that took Romania by storm

The rise and fall of ‘Manele’, the Balkan beat genre that took Romania by storm

5 videos from Russian rock icon Zemfira you need to watch

5 videos from Russian rock icon Zemfira you need to watch

We run this: smashing misogyny in Romanian hip-hop

We run this: smashing misogyny in Romanian hip-hop

Everything you need to know about Dua Lipa’s ‘Greater Albania’ map controversy

Everything you need to know about Dua Lipa’s ‘Greater Albania’ map controversy

How battle rap and streaming platforms are bridging Kyrgyz hip-hop’s elders and youth

How battle rap and streaming platforms are bridging Kyrgyz hip-hop’s elders and youth

Listen to Russia’s new generation of electronic talent with this exhilarating mix from #internetghetto

Listen to Russia’s new generation of electronic talent with this exhilarating mix from #internetghetto

Immerse yourself in the free-flowing world of Katya Yonder’s 70s-inspired mixtape

Immerse yourself in the free-flowing world of Katya Yonder’s 70s-inspired mixtape

How a journalist’s murder is defining Slovakia’s protest music for a new generation

How a journalist’s murder is defining Slovakia’s protest music for a new generation

In search of the essential: the life and music of Hungarian composer György Kurtág

In search of the essential: the life and music of Hungarian composer György Kurtág