Music

Dlina Volny: the Belarusian band bottling Brut Pop

Dlina Volny: the Belarusian band bottling Brut Pop

Doomsday disco: why Belarusian band Molchat Doma is more than just a TikTok meme

Doomsday disco: why Belarusian band Molchat Doma is more than just a TikTok meme

Darkness you can dance to: Baasch’s gothic electro pop captures young Poland’s fear and daring

Darkness you can dance to: Baasch’s gothic electro pop captures young Poland’s fear and daring

Lamentations, growls, exquisite violins: 5 Eastern European ethno-jazz bands you need to know

Lamentations, growls, exquisite violins: 5 Eastern European ethno-jazz bands you need to know

Listen to a 1-hour compilation of Soviet-era jazz

Listen to a 1-hour compilation of Soviet-era jazz

When imitation becomes exploitation: virtual artists Pussykrew speak out against the erasure of queer creativity in Poland

When imitation becomes exploitation: virtual artists Pussykrew speak out against the erasure of queer creativity in Poland

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

Lasha Chapel is fusing traditional Georgian music with fresh electronica in a bid to unite a nation

Lasha Chapel is fusing traditional Georgian music with fresh electronica in a bid to unite a nation

American band CocoRosie premieres video in support of Belarus protests

American band CocoRosie premieres video in support of Belarus protests

Belarusian rock band Dai Dorogu! releases political album slamming police brutality

Belarusian rock band Dai Dorogu! releases political album slamming police brutality

‘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

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

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

Experimental Russian composers showcase their lockdown pieces online

Experimental Russian composers showcase their lockdown pieces online

‘Till the end I'll run as fast as I can’: Czech synth sorceress Never Sol’s anthem for freedom

‘Till the end I’ll run as fast as I can’: Czech synth sorceress Never Sol’s anthem for freedom

Queer pop artist Dorian Electra releases new single mixed by Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova

Queer pop artist Dorian Electra releases new single mixed by Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova

Your guide to the best independent music from the Caucasus

Your guide to the best independent music from the Caucasus

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

Yugoslavia’s first hip-hop breakdance electro-funk band is now on vinyl

Yugoslavia’s first hip-hop breakdance electro-funk band is now on vinyl

Listen to the new album from Russia’s witty, provocative pop star Monetochka

Listen to the new album from Russia’s witty, provocative pop star Monetochka

Polish radio community releases compilation in support of Belarusian protesters

Polish radio community releases compilation in support of Belarusian protesters