Archive for October, 2008

Ranetki Girls – O Tebe

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Ranetki Girls is an all-girl Russian pop-rock group. They achieved widespread notoriety after their single O Tebe was featured in Grand Theft Auto IV. Enjoy the video of the said song below.

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Distemper – Мечта (Dream)

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Distemper is a ska punk band from Moscow that was founded in 1989 and is also successful outside of Russia. They received the Best Ska Band of Russia award in 2006 and their 2007 album Мир создан для тебя was nominated for the Rock Alternative Music Prize as album of the year.

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Leningrad – Gelendzhik

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Leningrad is a Russian ska punk band from Saint Petersburg (formerly Leningrad). Composed of 14 members, the band appeared in the late 1990s and soon became famous for its vulgar lyrics, the main reason it was avoided by most radio stations at first. But this did not stop its growing popularity. Since then, the band has made its way to radio and TV (filler noises covering the rude words, certain songs containing many of these filler noises).

Diana Arbenina – Nochnye Snaipery

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Diana Arbenina, (born Diana Sergeyevna Kulichenko on July 8, 1974 in Volozhin, Soviet Union) is a popular Russian rock singer, musician and poet. She is a founding member of a popular Russian rock band Nochnye Snaipery.

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