Music

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

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

‘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

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

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

Watch as a Georgian orchestra performs for people quarantining in former Soviet sanatorium

Watch as a Georgian orchestra performs for people quarantining in former Soviet sanatorium

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

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

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

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

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

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