Far from Moscow http://www.farfrommoscow.com/ "Far from Moscow" is a resource designed to promote, catalog, and consider new music from Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus, together with the Baltic nations (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia). In total, that's eleven time zones! en-us Almost Nowhere to Be Seen: SBPCh (СБП4), Ferrein, Tiiiza, and Pixelord <a href="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/sbpch-ferrein-tiiiza-and-pixelord.html"><img src="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/thumbnails/articles/sbpch-ferrein-tiiiza-and-pixelord.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="130" border="0" /><br /></a>"The theme of an .exe file loops backs to my very own childhood: to the sounds of idm music, to DOS programs, and an overall sense of 'cyber-romance'" (Pixelord, Aleksey Devyanin) Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:33:23 PDT http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/sbpch-ferrein-tiiiza-and-pixelord.html http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/sbpch-ferrein-tiiiza-and-pixelord.html Distant Storms: Holy Palms, Boris Grim, Pia Fraus & Show Me a Dinosaur <a href="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/holy-palms-boris-grim-pia-fraus-and-show-me-a-dinosaur.html"><img src="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/thumbnails/articles/holy-palms-boris-grim-pia-fraus-and-show-me-a-dinosaur.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="130" border="0" /><br /></a>Either through the traditions of shoegaze or the older conventions of nocturnal and stellar imagery, four recordings look back towards a purportedly "Eurasian" form of solitude. Mon, 08 Aug 2016 17:28:51 PDT http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/holy-palms-boris-grim-pia-fraus-and-show-me-a-dinosaur.html http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/holy-palms-boris-grim-pia-fraus-and-show-me-a-dinosaur.html Fantasia versus Nothing: Smokey Hill, Delete, Sotus, Honey & Heavenchord <a href="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/smokey-hill-delete-sotus-honey-and-heavenchord.html"><img src="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/thumbnails/articles/smokey-hill-delete-sotus-honey-and-heavenchord.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="130" border="0" /><br /></a>Four days after teachers in Dagestan were told their job has no inherent worth, various new recordings investigate fantasy and (absolutely) nothing. Fri, 05 Aug 2016 16:44:59 PDT http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/smokey-hill-delete-sotus-honey-and-heavenchord.html http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/smokey-hill-delete-sotus-honey-and-heavenchord.html Two Kinds of Anonymity: Paul Menska, x.y.r., IC3PEAK, and Milky Toad <a href="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/paul-menska-xyr-ic3peak-and-milky-toad.html"><img src="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/thumbnails/articles/paul-menska-xyr-ic3peak-and-milky-toad.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="130" border="0" /><br /></a>Russian social networks are home both to shyness and subversion. Some artists seek nameless refuge, while others plan loud protest––from nowhere. Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:04:54 PDT http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/paul-menska-xyr-ic3peak-and-milky-toad.html http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/paul-menska-xyr-ic3peak-and-milky-toad.html Quixotic Contradictions: Vihrea, Alex Kelman, Siba.Pro, and Antrru <a href="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/vihrea-alex-kelman-sibapro-and-antrru.html"><img src="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/thumbnails/articles/vihrea-alex-kelman-sibapro-and-antrru.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="130" border="0" /><br /></a>Four new recordings from Siberia, Karelia and Saint Petersburg try to contradict actuality with unique daydreams and fantasies. Not all of them work. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:54:21 PDT http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/vihrea-alex-kelman-sibapro-and-antrru.html http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/vihrea-alex-kelman-sibapro-and-antrru.html Sonic Garbage: Won James Won, AWOTT, Zhenya Kukoverov & IHNABTB <a href="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/won-james-won-awott-zhenya-kukoverov-and-ihnabtb.html"><img src="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/thumbnails/articles/won-james-won-awott-zhenya-kukoverov-and-ihnabtb.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="130" border="0" /><br /></a>Our interlocking and semi-improvised recordings from Moscow's underground rock scene still give voice––in 2016––to some very old dilemmas indeed. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:51:40 PDT http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/won-james-won-awott-zhenya-kukoverov-and-ihnabtb.html http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/won-james-won-awott-zhenya-kukoverov-and-ihnabtb.html Lost Dubs: Bop, Dissident, Korsun, Oak, Nuage, and Electrosoul System <a href="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/lost-dubs-by-microfunk-music.html"><img src="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/thumbnails/articles/lost-dubs-by-microfunk-music.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="130" border="0" /><br /></a>The Microfunk label in Saint Petersburg has decided to archive and advertise some of its premium material from recent years. The reasons for doing so are locally specific. Sun, 17 Jul 2016 13:54:58 PDT http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/lost-dubs-by-microfunk-music.html http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/lost-dubs-by-microfunk-music.html Heavy Industry and Introspection: Hiroshima Toy Pet Records (Omsk) <a href="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/hiroshima-toy-pet.html"><img src="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/thumbnails/articles/hiroshima-toy-pet.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="130" border="0" /><br /></a>From one industrial city in Southern Siberia comes a wide range of noise experiments, informed by their social surroundings. Clamor fades into calm. Sun, 10 Jul 2016 17:25:11 PDT http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/hiroshima-toy-pet.html http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/hiroshima-toy-pet.html Discreet Stanzas: Anton Malinen, Grebenshchik, Gaya Marina & "Bo i Bro" <a href="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/anton-malinen-grebenshchik-gaya-marina-and-bo-i-bro.html"><img src="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/thumbnails/articles/anton-malinen-grebenshchik-gaya-marina-and-bo-i-bro.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="130" border="0" /><br /></a>Four new acoustic releases have roots in very diverse towns, all the way from Magadan to Kharkiv. What they share is a desire to hide from crude actuality. Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:27:52 PDT http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/anton-malinen-grebenshchik-gaya-marina-and-bo-i-bro.html http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/anton-malinen-grebenshchik-gaya-marina-and-bo-i-bro.html CXEMA's Schemes: John Object, Potreba, PRCDRL & Molodoy Chelovek <a href="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/cxema-john-object-potreba-prcdrl-and-molodoy-chelovek.html"><img src="http://www.farfrommoscow.com/thumbnails/articles/cxema-john-object-potreba-prcdrl-and-molodoy-chelovek.jpg" alt="" width="210" height="130" border="0" /><br /></a>CXEMA (The Scheme) is an underground techno community in Kiev. Four new podcasts, each showcasing an electronic artist, are unavoidably framed by recent events. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:30:26 PDT http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/cxema-john-object-potreba-prcdrl-and-molodoy-chelovek.html http://www.farfrommoscow.com/articles/cxema-john-object-potreba-prcdrl-and-molodoy-chelovek.html