18 Sep 2019

Russian rock with Graeme Downes

From Nine To Noon, 11:07 am on 18 September 2019

Musicologist and University of Otago lecturer Graeme Downes' students introduced him to some Russian music he'd not heard before and he's decided to share it today.

The band is Kino, which was closely associated with Leningrad Rock Club - a "legal" rock club overseen by the KGB where lyrics were censored and performances were secured strictly by audition. Get ready for some Russian fatalism...