As a young musician from Krasnodar does much to hide his/her gender and location online, some other electronic artists find equal appeal in vague, distant realms. "Somewhere else" looks better than home.
The theme of ephemerality informs new idm recordings from some Russian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian producers today. For all their desire to establish long-lasting renown, the beauty of transience prevails.
Four quiet publications from Vilnius, Kiev, Vitebsk, and St. Petersburg investigate the theme of loss. Somewhat unexpectedly, the possibility of failure or collapse is turned to great philosophical benefit.