MADONNA - THE QUEEN OF POP MUSIC
In musical culture, personalities of such a scale appear extremely rarely, the more valuable their contribution to world history. Perhaps it sounds rather pathetic, but we were lucky to live…

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ANDREI MAKAREVICH - “MACHINIST” OF A ROCK STEAM
First of all, Andrei Makarevich is known as the founder of the legendary “Time Machine”, with which he went from a musical underground to the status of master of Russian…

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VICTOR CHOI - HORN OF CHANGE
Sometimes it’s hard for us to even explain how Viktor Tsoi was able to earn such a popular love. He wrote music and sang songs that awakened people, removed from…

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The beginning

VYACHESLAV BUTUSOV. ON THE SHORE OF AN UNNAMED RIVER

If you ask the generation of the late 1980s and the beginning of the violent 1990s who Vyacheslav Butusov is, many would say that everything is said with these two words. Then he became not even a symbol, but rather a kind of messenger of rock music, who boldly challenged dullness, inferiority and mediocrity, “spraying” the atmosphere of heady freedom among fans.

By city and by weight
Undoubtedly, Vyacheslav Butusov and the Nautilus Pompilius group are inseparable concepts and phenomena. Songs “I want to be with you”, “Goodbye, America”, “Chained together”, “Wings”, “Breath”, “Tutankhamun”, “On the bank of an unnamed river”, “Walking on water” with simple and at the same time soulful -associative texts forever remain in Continue reading

VASILY SLIPAK. LIFE ON A HIGH NOTE

This opera singer considered Mephistopheles’s part in the opera Faust by Charles Gounod to be his favorite, therefore his nickname appeared consonant – Myth. But the life of Vasily Slipak lived, albeit short, but as heroic as mythological characters. He gave the audience a rare and exceptional singing art. He was considered a real vocal miracle, and many teachers simply dreamed of working with Vasily in his class.

Teachers dream
Vasily Slipak was an extremely gifted opera singer, he had a thin and limitless voice vibrato that drove the audience crazy. It was impossible to understand how such a powerful voice fits in such a slender and young performer. Famous teachers did not even want to classify his voice, calling it unique. In his forties, Vasily Slipak was an opera singer known Continue reading

“DRUMMER” NIKOLAI GNATYUK

Hearing the name of this artist, most music lovers will immediately remember the famous “Smereka”, “Bird of Happiness” and “Raspberry Ringer”. Although part of the singer’s fans prefers such hits as “Galina” and “Hour of Red Water”. Some with nostalgia will remember “Dance on the Drum”, “The Girl from Apartment 45”, “If the City is Dancing”. In a word, everyone will like some hit of the talented and charismatic Nikolai Gnatyuk. The statuses invented by the press like “stars”, “recognized masters”, “stage legends”, “pop classics” Nikolai does not welcome. He has his own explanation of popular love and popularity: “God gave, and now he has become …”.

14 kilometers to the dream
This simple rural boy was lucky enough to see different countries in life, gather concert halls, perform on the same stage with the best performers of the country, pass the test of popularity, at first succumb to temptations, but then still find the strength in himself not to be sidelined by singer Nikolai Gnatyukzhizni and creativity. Continue reading

IRINA DUBTSOVA - IRON LADY OF ESTRADA
Bold, bright and decisive is Irina Dubtsova, whose songs are taken for the soul and make you experience genuine emotions. She is called the "iron lady" of the modern stage.…

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JAMALA - THE SUN OF TAVRIDA
Jamalu, a Ukrainian singer of Crimean Tatar origin, is considered an uncomfortable performer. And all because she does not shock the public with cheap scandals, does not sing “sticky” songs…

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"DRUMMER" NIKOLAI GNATYUK
Hearing the name of this artist, most music lovers will immediately remember the famous “Smereka”, “Bird of Happiness” and “Raspberry Ringer”. Although part of the singer’s fans prefers such hits…

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TAMARA SINYAVSKAYA - OPERA QUEEN
Once Tamara Sinyavskaya admitted that she always loved difficult tasks, and fate generously endowed them with them throughout her creative life - each new opera party as a new peak…

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