Tag: Anton Nikkilä

UNEARTHING THE MUSIC: Sound and Creative Experimentation in Non-democratic Europe

Anton Nikkila Interviewed at OUT.FEST 2018

The following is the abridged version of an interview conducted by the UNEARTHING THE MUSIC team before Anton Nikkilä‘s presentation of his “Literal Translations” performance at OUT.FEST 2018. You were in Moscow in the 80s. Can you tell us about how you got there and how the music scene was there at the time? Who were …

INDUSTRIAL DISEASE – Russian industrial noise: Pioneers, youth league and party members (The Wire)

In 2001, The Wire magazine published an extensive article by Anton Nikkila in which he analysed late soviet and post-perestroika experimental musicians’ relationships with totalitarianism, from Sergei Kuryokhin’s legacy to acts live AVIA or ZGA. This is a revised version of the original article with a foreword written in 2006, and its the first in …