Music in Eurasia remains heavily influenced by older, more classic sources. In many Eurasian countries it stands out most in global music for still being produced mostly in the local languages, rather than frequently prefering English. However, the rock and pop scenes have also been influenced by modern western rock and pop, which have become global phenomena. The music of Eurasia is also broadly diverse, with many other forms and influences.

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A Brief History of Russian Shanson

Russian shanson is a uniquely Russian cultural phenomenon. A traditionally rebellious musical genre, which has a reputation for describing the darkest parts of life in Russia, became widely popular during the Soviet era, despite being effectively banned in the USSR. It has now moved from its underground existence to mainstream Russian culture. There are radio stations and […]

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