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FPRF – Crystallization Point

Four young lads from Novosibirsk make up the band by the name of FPRF. Playing shoegaze/electronic the band has a promising future of being among the constant good music scene representing Russia. With…


dsrtEgl – hEdlghts fllws r shdE (smn#11)

The strange coded name of the band comes from Novosibirsk, the third largest city in Russia and often called the capital of Siberia. Formed not so long ago the band plays an eery…


Afterparty – Palmi

Summer is over, or is it? I still dream of the sunny beaches and carefree lazy afternoons with a glass of wine and good company to cheer you up…. Here it’s already chilly…

assap rapey

A$$AP Rapey – Too Expensive

Young beatmaker from Ekaterinburg Andrey Drozdov, also going under the name of Choco Bear, whatever that means, makes some really nasty hip-hop driven distorted music on one side and more soft and gentle…


The White Church – Inside Out

Infinite atmospherics in the ever searching wanderers come from The White Church in a chillwave manner. Coming perhaps from another far destination to which the usual Muscovites never even think of travelling to,…

thy lankasters

Thy Lankasters – Sleep With Ur Gun 2nite

Cold, slightly mischievous vocals, poppy bassline and plucky guitar makes up Thy Lankasters from Moscow. Reminiscent of some good old early 80s funk mixed with some new wave these lads from Moscow create…


Blablarism – Saccades

Oksana Zmorovytch from Kiev, Ukraine, hides behind the strange and philosophical name of Blablarism, perhaps alluding to the listeners with an idea of not caring for anything. But the true connoiseurs of post-punk…


The Blackmail – On The Way Back Home

Influenced by The Smiths, Interpol and The Departure these smiling lads from Minsk, Belarus are playing fast-paced post-punk with a Franz Ferdinandiesque playfulness and zeal. Formed four years ago they came a long…


Heatherwood – FYR

Love for Scandinavian aesthetics, analogue synths and 80s music comes from Heatherwood, a lovely band from Novosibirsk shining in all of its naivity. Maksim and Daria make lo-fi cautious music that would be…

творожное озеро

Curd Lake – Cat’s House

Творожное Озеро (Curd Lake) – Кошкин Дом (Cat’s House) Nick Weiss of Teengirl Fantasy chose this young lad from Siberia to collaborate on a track for the LookAtMe competition. Sasha, aka Tvorozhnoe Ozero…


KrisMirror – Kid Emperor

Next Tesla Boy? Or On-The-Go? Seems there are enough synthypop bands out there, yet KrisMirriror manages to stand out with their more gentle and sophisticated sound. Another finalist of the LookAtMe music competition,…


Ishome – Eva

After a long time in a whirlwind of events happening in the last few months your humble servant prettyinpink is back with some new music. A while ago I wrote about the music…


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