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 the US – Dirtwire

Dirtwire is an electro-acoustic duo born of David Satori of Beats Antique and Evan Fraser of Hamsa Lila. They describe their music as Back Porch Electro-cana including some world music elements. Think their music is really interesting! Listen to their song “Taiga” featuring Kongar-ol Ondar, who was himself a master Tuvan singer from Russia.

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):

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Music from Russia – Eva Polna

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

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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 Germany – Dschingis Khan

Dschingis Khan was a german disco pop band, formed in 1979. Their single “Moskau” was a #1 in Austria for six weeks. Here’s a nice mix: