Punk

Russian punk first emerged in 1979 with Avtomaticheskie Udovletvoriteli in St. Petersburg. Its development and spread accelerated through perestroika and the fall of the USSR, as many youth increasingly lost hope in the decaying social, political, and economic situation around them and latched onto the slogan “No Future.” Soviet punk set itself apart by borrowing heavily from folk styles and anarchist philosophy. Today, punk poduced inside the former Soviet Bloc remains widely popular and even, in some cases, globally influential. Find out more in this book by SRAS graduate Alexander Herbert.

Languages: Search for punk music performed in Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Belarusian, or Other languages.

Kazik (Kazimierz) Staszewski

Kazik (Kazimierz) Staszewski is a Polish singer, songwriter, and occasional saxophonist best known for his participation in the long-running rock band Kult. He has performed and recorded with other bands as well, and also has a successful solo career. Kazik hails from Warsaw. He has been a staple of the Polish music scene since the […]

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