Tag: Siberia

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

David Thomas: Back in the USSR (The Wire)

David Thomas: Back in the USSR Pere Ubu’s David Thomas travels across the republics of the former Soviet Union, to uncover the effects of glasnost and Western Values on the underground pop scene. (Originally published on The Wire #109, March 1993)   The town of Kyzyl is located on the south bank of the Yenisei …

Mike Zwerin: “Siberia – Out Of The Very Cool” (The Wire)

SIBERIA – OUT OF THE VERY COOL Vodka and Friendly Bars In Gold Valley ┬álocation report by mike zwerin (Originally published on The Wire #54, August 1988)   WHEN PAT Metheny toured the Soviet Union last year, he went where he liked, spoke to whomever he wanted and said he was “almost disappointed by the …