Mention Moscow and it brings to mind
The Red Square, Kremlin and the legacy of the Soviet Empire to some.
These days the capital and largest city of Russia brings to us an aural invasion of fresh talents with their brand of modern post-punk/new wave and indie flavour that is making a sweet buzz across the international music airwaves.
A befitting revival for a fixation with the post-punk genre with all
these introverted, complex and experimental sounds coming from these bands.
There are more where these came from that would make Ian Curtis proud.
Time to add another country to your choice of musical palette.
This 5 piece sounds like an unforgettable cold static love dance
in a Siberia forest that leaves you wanting for more.
Although their name is derived from a famous Japanese TV show,
this talented tight 4 piece armed with their fresh sounding pieces
will not leave you in a contortion to fit into weird shapes.
Moscow based post-punk band that started out as a three-piece by Zhenia Novikov and two sisters,
Polina and Ania Butuzova who played guitars and drums at their saturday practices after that huge
Moscow disco fridays in the summer of 2007. Having gained positive critical and public acclaim,
the band (who used to call themselves ” Who Bed Models”) decided to put their songs on records and handed the production duties to Volodia Komarov (Punk TV, Hot Zex), who has already established himself as a successful sound-wizard.
Everything Is Made In China
Or EIMIC in short was pronounced by Rolling Stone to be the most promising
Russian post-rock/indietronica band.
Galway is a dream-pop musical project that oozes drips of My Bloody Valentine & Chapterhouse with the nonchalant mysteriousness of Slowdive.