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Tracing the History Of Odessa’s Rock Movement

Is there such a phenomenon as an “Odessa sound” in post-Soviet rock n roll? In the same way there was a distinct Chicago sound...

Inside Look At The Eventfull Days Of 2017 GOGOLFEST

The 10th anniversary multidisciplinary contemporary art festival GOGOLFEST 2017 Ark was taking place in Kiev in this September. The festival lasted until 17 September....

Leonid Utesov: Was He Really Playing Jazz?

Leonid Utesov is Considered by Many to be Greatest Singer of his Generation, the ‘Soviet Sinatra’’. While he Considered Himself to be a Proponent...

Who Says There’s No Sound in Space?

Modern music has always been somehow connected with the topic of space. The phenomenon began when the first ‘electro’ musicians created soundtracks for sci-fi...

Brief Tales of Odessa’s Musical History

The Bee Gees, The Mystery Of Liszt’s Grand Piano, Tchaikovsky and Odessa’s Wunderkinder Many talented pianists and violinists have come out of Odessa. The city...

SINOPTIK: Music Against War

The band SINOPTIK first formed in Donetsk in 2011. Almost three years ago, they were forced to leave their home city by the war...

Odessa talent thrills ‘Voice of Ukraine’ judges

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUejDKXfhP8 Last year Odessa singer Felix Shinder proved a big hit on popular TV show ‘Voice of Ukraine’. This year 22-year-old Odessite Tatyana Amirova iswell on her...

80 Years Of The Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra

The Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1937, and belongs today to the most prominent musical ensembles in Ukraine. During the Soviet era the orchestra...

Koktebel Jazz Festival Diary: Days 3 + 4.

Day 3 My third day at the Koktebel Jazz Festival began with high hopes andn even greater expectations. The day began with a press tour to...

The Transformative Power Of The Primitive Imagery Of Dakha Brakha

The cult favorite Ukrainian ethno-folk group “DakhaBrakha” is definitely on the rise: in December 2016 they released their newest album “Shlyakh” (“Path”). During the...