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On the updated website “Far
Moscow” read articles about new music from the Former Soviet Union
in Russian and English. Over 1,200 ensembles are indexed, plus 100s of
new music videos. Download free selections on iTunes. Play on iPhone.
All types of music, all created in Russia, can be found — rock, pop,
electronic, experimental, instrumental, folk, Latin, jazz, reggae and
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far out, cool, awesome — это прикольно — thanks to the dedication of Dr. David MacFadyen,
Professor of Russian language, University of California, Los Angeles
(UCLA). He promotes, catalogs, and reviews new music from Russia,
Belarus, together with the Baltic nations (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia),
across 11 time zones.
This website may help Russian musicians get attention they need. The
re-centralization of Russian media, payola and piracy make it hard for
small artists to sell their work. This website does much of the
research for you to find new MP3s and CDs, from both big
state-sponsored media and small alternative media.
New handheld media and wireless technologies are developing in
Russia, especially in oil-rich, border territories like Siberia. The
distance between wealthy and impoverished markets (rinoks) is
diminishing. The gap between national television and private laptops or
cellphones is collapsing.
won design award.
Professor David MacFadyen,
born in England, wrote several
books and dozens of reviews and publications on Russian culture adn
media. In his 2008 book — Russian
television today: primetime drama and comedy — MacFadyen examines
how Putin used television to define what it means to be Russian; the
role of love, fidelity, humor and irony; the problems of crime and the
police; and social and political developments in Russian society.
named this website after a famous 1946 Soviet novel by Vasili Nikolaevich Azhaev
— "Daleko ot Moskvy". It
fictional heroic efforts of Siberian oil workers during World War Two,
far from comfort or safety. The engineers worked under appalling
conditions, attacks from the Germans, but finished the pipeline, and
is war won. MacFadyen aims to similarly support Russian musicians who
are isolated in Russian media, culture and politics.
So far, no other place online showcases the most popular art form of
the world's biggest country. Click on “Far from Moscow”
to be closer to Moscow.
Russian Pop Music, RussiaBlog,
Socialism and Socialist Realism in Stalin's
Russia, Canadian Slavonic Papers,
created a novelist, a novel, and an audience
— Far from Moscow.
Biz, Hoover Digest,
1998 no. 1.
- Lahusen, Thomas. The
Reconstruction of a Story, in T.
Lahusen, G. Kuperman: Late Soviet Culture: from Perestroika to
Novostroika, 1993, pages 139-154. — Analysis of versions of the novel Far
Stalin Prizes for literature 1949, USSR State Prize, Wiukipedia.org.