Everything about the band "Dynamik": creation history, success and disintegration
Soviet rock was experiencing a lot of difficulties and was losing out to the pop scene in terms of "legitimacy. In spite of this, the pioneers of the genre were fondly loved, and at concerts listeners actively supported musicians and helped them move forward by recording songs for the sake of art.
One of the foremost rock bands of the Soviet scene was "Speaker"which from its inception was headed by a musician Vladimir Kuzmin. How he created a top rock band at the dawn of the 80s, the formation and popularity of "Dynamik" and the fate of Kuzmin will be discussed in this article.
Vladimir Kuzmin began to show himself in music very early: already in elementary school, the boy mastered the electric guitar and violin. The future singer grew up on bands classical rock, such as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, and in his first works this influence could be seen quite Okay.
All of the musician's subsequent albums and individual compositions will draw heavily on Western The influence of foreign music on Kuzmin determined his style of singing and guitar playing. Kuzmin was able to show off his excellent data, honed at the music school in Dnieper, first in the ensemble "Hope"The band had a lot of famous Russian vocalists of the future. After a while Vladimir was invited to the most famous in the Soviet Union collective "Gems"; there he worked for about a year.
A new round of creativity for Kuzmin was the band "Carnival"The group was organized together with Alexander Barykin. The existence of the group was short, but during this time it managed to please the fans full-fledged album.
Kuzmin and Barykin became employees of the Tula Philharmonic, and after a while the rockers were joined by musicians from a local ensemble. Because of disagreements within the newly formed band, Vladimir left to form the band "Speaker"The appearance of which was marked in 1982. The inspiration and author of the compositions was Kuzmin, and his colleagues were support of the talented composer's creative ideas.
In the early '80s, rock music in the USSR was not supported by the authorities, but the lack of rotation and television appearances did not prevent "Dynamik" from becoming popular. The first wave of fame came to the band after the release of their debut record, and it was later recognized as a the best among other ensembles of the national scene.
The main and most striking feature of the team's work was refusal from pompousness; the musicians sang compositions on serious themes without burdening them with admonition. Also Kuzmin, who at the time was one of the best and professional The group was able to synthesize both classic rock motifs and New Wave and jazz features in the music of "Dynamics". It is important to distinguish the group's work from that of other popular rock bands because of their attitude toward lyrics. Despite the fact that rock in itself is a protest genre, Kuzmin's group's lyrics often emphasized the romantic, love line. This was one of the keys to Dynamik's success.
The first and second albums were distributed unofficiallyBut the musicians were actively listened to and even called the most the best rock band in the USSR. The musicians' desire to make songs not for profit, but for the sake of the process the creation of a hit. Sincerity was another impetus for the great popularity of "Dynamite.
Why did the band break up?
In 1983, the group had a minor crisis due to the frequent change in the lineup. Thus, by the late fall of that year, Dynamik began to exist as accompaniment musician Vladimir Kuzmin.
Soon the vocalist received nationwide fame, but has now slightly overshadowed his own collective. All the albums of this collaboration were released under the name Vladimir Kuzmin and the Dynamik Group. Thus came out the record "The Music of Telegraph Wires." 1985, but it was banned for distribution in the Union and exists only in digitized recordings.
Kuzmin's next journey
After a brief year-long break, during which Kuzmin worked with Alla PugachevaIn 1987 the group "Dynamik" was reformed, the main backbone of which now consisted of musicians from the rock and pop bands previously known all over the country. The release of the album "Tears in the Fire" and a tour of America became last months of the band's existence: Vladimir's colleagues decided to stay in the U.S. to continue their careers, while the musician returned to Moscow and recruited new musicians, performing completely solo.
In the 2000s Vladimir Kuzmin never stopped recording hits. The older generation, which had caught the musician at the very beginning of his career, with pleasure recalls and their way into the world of Russian rock, and young listeners replenish their playlists iconic musician's tracks.