Author: The School of Russian and Asian Studies

Russkoe Radio Top 5: January 2017

Russkoe Radio plays pop music exclusively in Russian. What’s big in Russian-language pop and dance music? Russkoe Radio’s pop playlists can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of what’s at the top of their charts, with YouTube videos and links to our Russian music site.   1. “Туманы” (“Fog”)—Макс Барских   2. […]

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: January 2017

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can occasionally compete locally with the American machine. Once a month, SRAS provides a lineup of the top Russian movies in […]

Poland’s Top Pop Music: December, 2016

Radio Zet is one of Poland’s most popular pop music stations. What’s big in Polish-language adult contemporary, dance, and easy-listening? Radio Zed’s playlist can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of the Polish hits on their charts, with YouTube videos and links to our Polish music site.   1. “Królowa łez” (“Queen […]

Nashe Radio Top 5: 2016

Nashe Radio plays popular music that isn’t quite “pop.” What’s big in Russian-language rock, rap, punk, R&B, and alternative? Nashe Radio’s all-Russian and eclectic playlist can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of what’s at the top of their charts, with YouTube videos and links to our Russian music site. The following […]

Russkoe Radio Top 5: December 2016

Russkoe Radio plays pop music exclusively in Russian. What’s big in Russian-language pop and dance music? Russkoe Radio’s pop playlists can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of what’s at the top of their charts, with YouTube videos and links to our Russian music site.   1. “Твои Глаза” (“Your Eyes”)—Світлана Лобода […]

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: December 2016

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can occasionally compete locally with the American machine. Once a month, SRAS provides a lineup of the top Russian movies in […]

33a / 33ა

33ა (33a) is a Georgian folk-rock band based out of Tbilisi. It was founded in 1994, during the troubled “dark 90s” of post-Soviet Georgia, led by Niaz Diasamidze. The name of the band, in fact, comes from the address of Diasamidze’s Tbilisi Apartment – 33a Paliashvili Street. All of the band members are Georgian. Diasamidze […]

Russia’s Top Russian Movies: November 2016

Like in most places in the world, Russia’s silver screens are dominated by Hollywood’s global blockbusters. Russia’s film industry has struggled with the financial crisis, but it is also capable of producing films that can occasionally compete locally with the American machine. Once a month, SRAS provides a lineup of the top Russian movies in […]

Poland’s Top Pop Music: November, 2016

Radio Zet is one of Poland’s most popular pop music stations. What’s big in Polish-language adult contemporary, dance, and easy-listening? Radio Zed’s playlist can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of the Polish hits on their charts, with YouTube videos and links to our Polish music site.   1. “Królowa łez” (“Queen […]

Russkoe Radio Top 5: November 2016

Russkoe Radio plays pop music exclusively in Russian. What’s big in Russian-language pop and dance music? Russkoe Radio’s pop playlists can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of what’s at the top of their charts, with YouTube videos and links to our Russian music site.   1. “Твои Глаза” (“Your Eyes”)—Світлана Лобода […]

Nashe Radio Top 5: November 2016

Nashe Radio plays popular music that isn’t quite “pop.” What’s big in Russian-language rock, rap, punk, R&B, and alternative? Nashe Radio’s all-Russian and eclectic playlist can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of what’s at the top of their charts, with YouTube videos and links to our Russian music site.   1. […]

Budka Suflera

Budka Suflera is the longest continuously performing Polish rock band in the Polish music industry. While its lineup has changed somewhat from its original listing, it currently includes Krzysztof Cugowski (vocals), Romuald Lipko (keyboards), Tomasz Zeliszewski (drums), Łukasz Pilch (electric guitar), Mirosław Stępień (bass), Małgorzata Orczyk (vocals), and Tatiana Rupik (vocals). The band was officially […]

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