Tag: St. Petersburg

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 …

Russian Rock Underground (Peter Vronsky)

“Russian Rock Underground” is a 30min documentary directed by Peter Vronsky, shot in Moscow and St. Petersburg between January and February 1988. Featuring bands like Aquarium, Televizor, Marquisa, Auction, Nebo i Zemlya and Zvuki Mu, it shows some of the contradictions and conflicts still happening at the final stages of the “Perestroika”. Thanks to Peter …