The extremely gifted producer known as Vtgnike has been arrested and imprisoned in Vladimir. We consider the situation, describe his current scene, and offer some ways in which people can help.
New work from St. Petersburg, Chelyabinsk, and Kiev inverts several assumptions of dancefloor hedonism. Discussions of physical pleasure become, instead, a preference for hushed introspection.
The Russian city of Khabarovsk is not far from the Pacific coast. Here the "Dust on Boots" collective has been quietly fashioning a number of downtempo house releases. Local nature sets the scene.
An offshoot of Moscow's Highway Records has published a four-track EP, full of deep house and nu-disco. The authors involved all speak of some "cosmic" potential within dancefloor hedonism.


KSKY – Body Groove
KSKY – Shhh Bottle
KSKY – Sad Story (Original Mix)
KSKY – Abibas
KSKY – Sho U Luv (Original Mix)


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