Music

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

A little relief: soothing sounds for uncertain times

A little relief: soothing sounds for uncertain times

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

‘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

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

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

This post punk video on anti-consumerism is strange but wonderful essential viewing

This post punk video on anti-consumerism is strange but wonderful essential viewing

This kick-ass video is the glorious celebration of Central Asian identity you didn't know you needed

This kick-ass video is the glorious celebration of Central Asian identity you didn’t know you needed

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

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

‘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

Go into the woods with Kedr Livanskiy in this enchanting take on Sleeping Beauty

Go into the woods with Kedr Livanskiy in this enchanting take on Sleeping Beauty

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

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

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

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