Music

‘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

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

Elemental, ascetic, uncompromising: a listener’s guide to Russian composer Galina Ustvolskaya

Elemental, ascetic, uncompromising: a listener’s guide to Russian composer Galina Ustvolskaya

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

Watch Russia’s best indie musicians perform from their homes

Watch Russia’s best indie musicians perform from their homes

Swim with wildlife beneath the ocean waves in this soothing video from Hungarian electronic duo Belau

Swim with wildlife beneath the ocean waves in this soothing video from Hungarian electronic duo Belau

A portrait of Tbilisi coming to life, captured in one joyful music video 

A portrait of Tbilisi coming to life, captured in one joyful music video 

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

Heady, energetic, and spontaneous, TIGHT magazine is a Ukrainian music portal with a global mission

Heady, energetic, and spontaneous, TIGHT magazine is a Ukrainian music portal with a global mission

Eat, sleep, online rave, repeat: a Yerevan nightclub is hosting a live DJ set

Eat, sleep, online rave, repeat: a Yerevan nightclub is hosting a live DJ set

A little relief: soothing sounds for uncertain times

A little relief: soothing sounds for uncertain times

‘A lot of us are disconnected’: Georgia’s Sophia Saze on homesickness and vulnerability in electronic music

‘A lot of us are disconnected’: Georgia’s Sophia Saze on homesickness and vulnerability in electronic music

Russia’s hottest rap star is literally burning up right now

Russia’s hottest rap star is literally burning up right now

A Ukrainian club is live streaming DJ sets so you can party without leaving the house

A Ukrainian club is live streaming DJ sets so you can party without leaving the house

How one Russian rock concert transformed into an international movement against domestic abuse

How one Russian rock concert transformed into an international movement against domestic abuse

Alyona Alyona shows us what Grand Theft Auto in Eastern Europe would be like

Alyona Alyona shows us what Grand Theft Auto in Eastern Europe would be like