From dark techno to J-pop style electronica to field recordings in Northern forests: the new sound of Russia has no limits. In Moscow, Siberia, New York and Berlin Russian producers are looking for new beats, new synths, new voices — and the 32 acts below are just a fraction of the huge, loud wave. Is the fact that they are Russian even relevant in today’s global world? What really unites them are talent, an unconventional approach to sound and determination — something they need to survive. With millions of fans on Soundcloud and gigs in European capitals, as well as across their own country, it’s impressive that they are still underground.