Five Best Underground Bands In The Former Soviet Union

March 29, 2017, Written by

By Ciarán Miqeladze, Post Pravda


Musical talent in the former Soviet Union has far too regularly been ignored by Western critics other than to treat it with a degree of disdain or mockery. This has increasingly become more difficult to do with musicians across the former Soviet Union having more opportunities to spread their music and greater visa de-regulation allowing them to perform abroad more frequently. It is becoming evident that artists are creating music that looks to bridge their influences of growing up in a post-Soviet universe along with a host of complex and interesting musical influences, to create something absolutely fascinating and diverse.




 

Sonic Youth

Top 5 list:

Belarus – Mustelide

Georgia – MokuMoku

Kazakhstan – The2vvo

Russia – Cortel

Ukraine – её

 

 

 

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