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Good Russian Bands?

I did this for German, and now I'm going to for Russian. In English, I like to listen to 60s and 70s classic and folk rock. In German, I listen to Midieval Folk rock (not metal) and Neo-Medival music. Does anyone have anything I might like for Russian? Thanks!

December 17, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/Terpsichore88

Might be tricky, as 60's-70's modern Russian music (Like Classic Rock) was regulated and restricted, so you might not find an identical type to what you fancy. Classic Rock in Russia/Soviet Union had it's peak in the 80's, and only just had their very first official Rock concert festival at that point. It was then that 60's and 70's styles influenced their own style, along with incorporating other influences like folk or punk.

There are some bands like Kino, one of the most famous bands in the Soviet Union, or musicians like Yuri Morozov, known for psycholdeic rock or experimental rock.

Or try a link like this...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3qPTQrfayM

For the medieval folk rock or Neo Medieval music (If Symphonic metal counts somewhat. Probably not but worth a shot I suppose) There is Blackthorn, Catharsis, Charisma that I know of. There is also Melnitsa, Rock Folk apparently.

"Inner Universe" by Yoko Kanno & Origa, fairly well known:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIVgSuuUTwQ

Hope it helps a tad, good luck!

December 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/bookrabbit

Arkona maybe. https://m.youtube.com/?#/watch?v=xKpSMRVmRmU

Debauche? https://m.youtube.com/?#/watch?v=Fq06dGRLAtI

Otavo Yo? https://m.youtube.com/?#/watch?v=YbBU06irWT8

I found it harder to find Russian groups that I like. There are so many good German ones!

Oh, found another сколот https://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=JZgukkcPNY0

and another https://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=6CJ09qlsU6c https://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=2nMb1kYEf-k these last two are by Kalevala and are more folk rock than the previous ones:)

December 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/maszkakaszka

Respect for Arkona

December 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Zeitschleifer

It's not exactly folk rock, but maybe you might like this song by Калинов Мост.

This is how I know it but the sound is spoiled by the film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYXKocrvG-g

This version is not spoiled but sounds differently: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SznECJ9govo

Edit: Or this one by Алиса: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jq0L1NzjnQY

December 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/otsogutxi

Pompeya is a good band from Russia but they sing in English.

December 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/AlternatiOne

Сплин https://youtu.be/qgXpTUEU4LM

Lumen https://youtu.be/Ivcp-O9p3kM

Би-2 https://youtu.be/TRR4nz22xgM

Дельфин https://youtu.be/P47V4SASwGc

Кино https://youtu.be/8vizo50I0dM

Ногу Свело! - Наши юные смешные голоса https://youtu.be/rPcPNzKbcmU

Альянс - На заре (1987) https://youtu.be/zwFC626lRT4

December 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Aydan_a

Китай "После дождя", рок-версия: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pv1MUf7Fq-o или "После дождя", поп-версия: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyCjn7Ur2vk

December 23, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/artem10436

Folk russian bands (not rock):

Седьмая вода, Митя Кузнецов, Яблоко, Сергей Старостин, Евгения Смольянинова

Folk-rock bands:

Мельница, Инна Желанная, Земляничная поляна, Тролль Гнёт Ель, Разнотравье, Ноль, Фёдор Чистяков, Тесно, Сечень, Тиливан, Алексей Архиповский, Ива Нова, Калинов Мост, Настя, Ольга Арефьева, Ольга Дзусова

Folk-electhronic bands:

Moon Far Away, Грибной дождь

Folk & Pagan metal bands:

Butterfly Temple, Невидь, Лесьяр, Аркона, Северные врата, Сварга, Alkonost, Pagan Reign, Во скорбях

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