New East Digital Archive

Underground sound: Russia’s electronic music boom

From Moscow to Karelia to the heart of Siberia, Russia's digital-era musicians are pushing boundaries and gaining international recognition for their forward-thinking beats. Welcome to the new electronica age.

New beat: Listen to the 32 acts shaping the future of electronic music in Russia

Behind the scene: Is there really such a thing as Russian electronic music?

Free reign: Welcome to Johns’ Kingdom, the Russian record label in a realm of its own

Ready, cassette, go: How to start an independent label in the Russian north

Fortress techno: In search of the elusive label Johns’ Kingdom

Look back: Watch the new video for Lapti and Nocow summoning the style of 90s Russia

Project curator: Anastasiia Fedorova
Image: Valeriy Belobeev