Music

Liberation frequency: inside the angry, apolitical world of Kyiv’s underground punk rockers

Liberation frequency: inside the angry, apolitical world of Kyiv’s underground punk rockers

She’s named after thunder, but GROZA’s garage-infused pop is soulful and sunny

She’s named after thunder, but GROZA’s garage-infused pop is soulful and sunny

Experimental arts festival Inversia is setting Murmansk’s dark winter days alight

Experimental arts festival Inversia is setting Murmansk’s dark winter days alight

Listen to the 5 best songs from Leningrad, the iconic Russian rock band taking over Coachella 2020

Listen to the 5 best songs from Leningrad, the iconic Russian rock band taking over Coachella 2020

Holiday hits: ten New East seasonal tunes to bring you festive cheer

Holiday hits: ten New East seasonal tunes to bring you festive cheer

Goodbye, Pussy Riot: meet the trailblazing women pioneering Russia’s post-punk underground

Goodbye, Pussy Riot: meet the trailblazing women pioneering Russia’s post-punk underground

Zamilska brought a punk sensibility to the techno club. Now she wants to share her voice with the world

Zamilska brought a punk sensibility to the techno club. Now she wants to share her voice with the world

‘Free everyone’: listen to the Yakut rap backing Siberia's arrested superstar shaman

‘Free everyone’: listen to the Yakut rap backing Siberia’s arrested superstar shaman

Listen to the ‘ghetto sci-fi’-styled drop from the duo tearing up Tbilisi’s hip-hop scene

Listen to the ‘ghetto sci-fi’-styled drop from the duo tearing up Tbilisi’s hip-hop scene

Total Solidarity: listen to the electronic mixtape supporting LGBTQ rights in Poland

Total Solidarity: listen to the electronic mixtape supporting LGBTQ rights in Poland

After a turbulent decade for Hungarian techno, Budapest’s parties are flourishing against the odds

After a turbulent decade for Hungarian techno, Budapest’s parties are flourishing against the odds

Here’s why Belarus should be your next rave destination

Here’s why Belarus should be your next rave destination

Dance inside the ancient Georgian fortress getting ready to hold its first ever rave

Dance inside the ancient Georgian fortress getting ready to hold its first ever rave

Underground artists unite for Moscow gig in support of sisters at heart of controversial domestic abuse trial

Underground artists unite for Moscow gig in support of sisters at heart of controversial domestic abuse trial

Summer playlist: 10 scorching New East hits to bring some sun to your soundrack

Summer playlist: 10 scorching New East hits to bring some sun to your soundrack

Party at Kyiv’s momentous queer rave, where safety and acceptance come first

Party at Kyiv’s momentous queer rave, where safety and acceptance come first

Get under the skin of Closer, Kyiv’s legendary creative hub, with the people who make it

Get under the skin of Closer, Kyiv’s legendary creative hub, with the people who make it

Yoko Ono transforms a Serbian riverboat into a war memorial at Exit Festival 2019

Yoko Ono transforms a Serbian riverboat into a war memorial at Exit Festival 2019

These artists are protesting against censorship with subversive, Soviet-style X-ray vinyls

These artists are protesting against censorship with subversive, Soviet-style X-ray vinyls

Celebrate the dazzling electric guitar tradition of Azerbaijan with Mountains of Tongues

Celebrate the dazzling electric guitar tradition of Azerbaijan with Mountains of Tongues