’80s Rock in Russian Essentials

’80s Rock in Russian Essentials

Amid the massive cultural and political shifts of the '80s, Russian rock found a new voice. Stylistic variations within the genre spread throughout the underground music scene in the shape of bands such as Akvarium, DDT and Alisa, before bursting into the mainstream. These acts' raw sounds—infused with folk, jazz and punk—left a lasting legacy that resounds to this day.

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