Music from Russia/ Israel – Eugene Berger

Eugene Berger is a professional progressive rock, fusion and funk guitarist. He also works as a  studio and recording artist, as a composer, as a song arranger, as a music producer and as a guitar teacher. He was born in St. Petersburg and moved to Tel Aviv in 1992. Listen to his piece “Triple Core”:

Music from Russia – Ethnobeat Irkutsk

A group of Siberian percussionists, the group “ETHNOBEAT ” IRKUTSK, drumming at -20 ° C on the frozen Lake Baikal to meter-thick ice. The 25 million year old Lake Baikal is the oldest and deepest lake on Earth. Lake BAIKAL ICE live sound. Cool.

Music from Russia/the US – Regina Spector

Regina Spector is a russian american singer born in New York. Her music includes pop, indie and anti-folk elements. Here’s the song “Don’t leave me”:

Music from Russia – ДДТ

ДДТ (DDT) is a russian rock band. Listen to their piece “Ne Strelai/Не Стреляй” (english: don’t shoot):

Thanks for this suggestion Loren!

Music from Russia – Eva Polna

Eva Polna is a russian pop, dance and rock singer. Listen to their great song “Je t’aime”:

Thanks for this suggestion, thenextdoor. That’s why we love suggestions ;)

Music from Russia – Estas Tonne

Estas Tonne , a russian streetmusician , plays guitar in the streets of Landshut /Germany

The song of the golden Dragon ( have a look on his hands , the fingernails :-) )

Really great what this guy produces with his guitar

 

 

 

Music from Russia – Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich born 12/25 September 1906 in Saint Petersburg;.. † August 9, 1975 in Moscow was a Soviet composer, pianist and educator, Here are “Three fantastic Dances”

Music from Russia – Akvarium

Aquarium or Akvarium is a Russian rock group, formed in Leningrad in 1972 by Boris Grebenshchikov, then a student of Applied Mathematics at Leningrad State University, and Anatoly (George) Gunitsky, then a playwright and absurdist poet.( wikipedia )  They play Reggae , Folk and a a fusion of both , here is their song “Slova Rastaman ” or “Words of a Rastaman “

http://youtu.be/_ExfpiaRfsE

Music from Russia – Masha and the Bears

Masha i medvedi (Masha and The Bears) became popular with their first single ‘Lyubochka’ (1997) though this track is not typical for their music. Their music is a slightly depressive folk. They’ve released two albums and disbanded in 2000. In 2006 they return to surprise us with their creativity. I read that medved could be translated with the word honeyeater -” Ljuba” russian for Love , amore , Liebe