Korol i Shut

Nashe Radio Top 5: December 2012

Published: December 30, 2012

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.

On December 31, 2012, Nashe Radio announced the results of the first phase/stage of voting for nominations for their VI Annual National Rock Music Award. The following bands and songs were chosen by listeners as favorites in 2012. Full listings of all categories may be found here.


Top 5 Bands of 2012:

1. Lumen

2. Би-2

3. Король и Шут

4. Ночные Снайперы

5. Оргия праведников


Top 5 Songs of 2012:

1. “Счастье?” (“Happiness?”)—Король и Шут



2. “Дороги” (“Roads”)—Мельница


3. “Наша родина—СССР” (“Our Homeland Is the USSR”)—Оргия Праведников


4. “Осень” (“Autumn”)—Пилот


5. “Ну почему же я вру” (“Well, Why Do I Lie”)—Сурганова и Оркестр


About the author

Josh Wilson

Josh has lived in Moscow since 2003, when he first arrived to study Russian with SRAS. He holds an M.A. in Theatre and a B.A. in History from Idaho State University, where his masters thesis was written on the political economy of Soviet-era censorship organs affecting the stage. At SRAS, Josh assists in program development and leads our Home and Abroad Programs. He is also the editor-in-chief for the SRAS newsletter, the SRAS Family of Sites, and Vestnik. He has previously served as Communications Director to Bellerage Alinga and has served as a consultant or translator to several businesses and organizations with interests in Russia.

Program attended: SRAS Staff Member

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