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Premiere: Jan Amit – Mermaid

by Editor | 30th August 2017

Having previously released on Moscow boutique imprint SEALT and London’s Black Hymn Records, 21-year-old Russian producer Jan Amit is now preparing to release his third album. A perfectly honed and intensely personal record, Jan Amit has given it the name Finding Home – and it’s hard to imagine a better home for his deep, expansive […]

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Kedr Livanskiy

by Editor | 30th August 2017

Being one of the most dreamy voices of 2017, it’s hard to imagine Moscow’s Kedr Livanskiy (real name Yana Kedrina) banging the skins in her former role as a drummer in a sludge metal band. It was only after attending film school that she became aware of the importance of editing and hence focused her […]

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Gnoomes

by Editor | 31st May 2017

Gnoomes are a bit of an anomaly in the world of psychedelic music, in that they don’t take psychedelics. Or more accurately, they can’t take psychedelics. As the band have previously revealed, the close attention of the Russian authorities are to blame… “Our vocalist has been almost taken into the Russian Army, while some of […]

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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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Gnoomes are a bit of an anomaly in the world of psychedelic music, in that they don’t take psychedelics. Or more accurately, they can’t take psychedelics. As the band have previously revealed, the close attention of the Russian authorities are …

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YungRussia

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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

Kedr Livanskiy

by Editor | 30th August 2017

Being one of the most dreamy voices of 2017, it’s hard to imagine Moscow’s Kedr Livanskiy (real name Yana Kedrina) banging the skins in her former role as a drummer in a sludge metal band. It was only after attending film school that she became aware of the importance of editing and hence focused her […]

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Premiere: Jan Amit – Mermaid

by Editor | 30th August 2017

Having previously released on Moscow boutique imprint SEALT and London’s Black Hymn Records, 21-year-old Russian producer Jan Amit is now preparing to release his third album. A perfectly honed and intensely personal record, Jan Amit has given it the name …

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