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World Cup Playlist 2018 – A track from every country

by Editor | 14th June 2018

You may not have noticed – it’s generally a pretty low-key affair – but a certain international tournament kicks off today. A month-long festival of flowing football, scowling strikers and fans sporting elaborate face-paint, Russia 2018 may have been birthed in suspicious circumstances but the on-pitch action promises plenty of thrills, spills and telly breaks […]

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A.Fruit Hyperboloid

Premiere: A.Fruit – Reflection In Your Eyes

by Editor | 17th May 2018

Recent MusicMap interviewees YAYAYA were insistent when they told us “160 BPM never gets boring”, and if you needed any more evidence then Moscow musician A.Fruit is living proof. The producer, DJ, engineer and video game sound designer has been making music since she was eighteen, releasing on labels such as Teklife, Slime and Iberian […]

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WULFFLUW XCIV

Don’t sleep on WulffluW XCIV’s head-spinning, globetrotting debut

by Editor | 24th April 2018

Ever since internet access was globalised, artists such as Russia’s WulffluW XCIV have found beautiful ways to connect with like-minded individuals, resulting in net labels, collectives, collaborative albums and many other forms of creation. WulffluW XCIV’s debut LP We Are All From Earth is a celebration of this network, featuring artists from six different countries combining to present […]

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Playlist

We’ve been following the progression of Russia’s electronic music scene for some time now and it’s only getting better in terms of creative output and quality. Producers like Pixelord and CHVRN have been paving the way for years now, while A2, Ishome, iBenji and Portwave have been recent discoveries that confirm Russia’s very own cold, industrial and nostalgic vibe in a lot of its new productions. This playlists tries to capture and exemplify these particular sound qualities we’ve been finding lately.

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Andrey Boogrov is a young electronic producer and musician from Moscow. Giving a preference to various shapes of disco and soul, he’s skilfully balancing on the edge between current trends and retro sound stylizations. Boogrov doesn’t put himself into the …

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YungRussia

by Editor

Smoke filled warehouses across Russia are being taken over by YungRussia and their devoted followers. The collective is made up of rappers, producers and even a resident tattoo artist. The importance of YungRussia should not be underestimated; it serves as a creative outlet for artists who admit the difficulty of even making music in their …

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New Finds MORE ENTRIES
A.Fruit Hyperboloid

Premiere: A.Fruit – Reflection In Your Eyes

by Editor | 17th May 2018

Recent MusicMap interviewees YAYAYA were insistent when they told us “160 BPM never gets boring”, and if you needed any more evidence then Moscow musician A.Fruit is living proof. The producer, DJ, engineer and video game sound designer has been making music since she was eighteen, releasing on labels such as Teklife, Slime and Iberian […]

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World Cup Playlist 2018 – A track from every country

by Editor | 14th June 2018

You may not have noticed – it’s generally a pretty low-key affair – but a certain international tournament kicks off today. A month-long festival of flowing football, scowling strikers and fans sporting elaborate face-paint, Russia 2018 may have been birthed …

Read full article