Russian Music

The story of Sofia Gubaidulina, the composer who created music for God in the atheist USSR

The story of Sofia Gubaidulina, the composer who created music for God in the atheist USSR

Remembering Yanka Dyagileva, the queen of Siberian punk who died as the Soviet Union fell

Remembering Yanka Dyagileva, the queen of Siberian punk who died as the Soviet Union fell

The latest drop of Russian indie band Sansara bears the message: ‘Love is everyone’s right’

The latest drop of Russian indie band Sansara bears the message: ‘Love is everyone’s right’

Sorry! We Did Something Wrong: listen to psychedelic pop from Russia's Simple Symmetry

Sorry! We Did Something Wrong: listen to psychedelic pop from Russia’s Simple Symmetry

Matvey Cherry’s latest music video is an ode to queer self-expression

Matvey Cherry’s latest music video is an ode to queer self-expression

Igor Stravinsky: where to start with his music

Igor Stravinsky: where to start with his music

Radar Russia: get to know Russia’s emerging musicians on Spotify

Radar Russia: get to know Russia’s emerging musicians on Spotify

Australia’s Russian Embassy just dropped their own rock track

Australia’s Russian Embassy just dropped their own rock track

Watch Russia’s best indie musicians perform from their homes

Watch Russia’s best indie musicians perform from their homes

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

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

‘You pay a price for being unconventional’: Filmmaker Lado Kvataniya on the political power of music videos

‘You pay a price for being unconventional’: Filmmaker Lado Kvataniya on the political power of music videos

Balcony raves are the latest viral challenge from Russia with some serious techno beats

Balcony raves are the latest viral challenge from Russia with some serious techno beats

A little relief: soothing sounds for uncertain times

A little relief: soothing sounds for uncertain times

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

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

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

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

NII launched the careers of Russia’s electronic music talent. Now its community say their farewells

NII launched the careers of Russia’s electronic music talent. Now its community say their farewells