The most unusual domestic rock bands: list, photos, hits and facts
Despite the fact that many listeners do not perceive Russian rock The main problem is that our musicians have borrowed too much from their foreign colleagues, while completely losing their own zest, but there are exceptions to the rule. In the seventies and nineties of the past century on the domestic scene Many rock bands emerged that were different from most of their peers: they were bright and interesting, they had their own distinct style, their performances became an instant sensation, and their vocalists could give a head start to their foreign counterparts, because they were, well, very spectacular and talented!
These bands may have been out of step with the general domestic rock ensemble of those days, but if they were, then only for the better! After all, they had that zest, uniqueness and primordiality that could not be confused with anything else. At a time when many of their colleagues were really openly imitated the WestThey set their own trends and attracted the attention of the general public with their own methods. And yes: with their originality they attracted the attention of even foreign press! After all, it was impossible to accuse them of plagiarism, which means that we are facing a real phenomenon! Today's article is dedicated to "unconventional." domestic rock bands, for which there is no shame at all, no matter how strange they may seem at times...
Group "Zero" became famous pretty quickly. The title alone of their 1986 debut album "Music of the Pugilistic Files." made it clear to the audience that there were extraordinary personalities on stage, with a great sense of irony and humor... In general, this was the case. Almost all of the band's songs inexplicably lift the spirits, contain ironic lines and, at the same time, touch on pressing social issues of the time. In fact - almost all of these issues are still relevant today.
Undoubtedly - the spectacular image of the group was supported by the frontman, Fyodor Chistyakov, or as his fans have nicknamed him "Uncle Fyodor.".
For a long time, Chistyakov invariably went on stage in a vest and with... accordion! It was a nonsense for Russian rock, but soon it became clear to the listeners and colleagues that it was genius! Thanks to the accordion the music of "Zero" got special, close to the Russian people notes, soulfulness and encouraging motives...
Another one of the most interesting bands in Russian rock is "Gaza Strip". Her phenomenon lies in her nationalities. Despite the fact that to this day listeners have a mixed attitude to the group's work (some adore it, others hate it), the music of Sectors is alive and relevant. The band's songs touch on social, political and everyday issues, which, after decades, are still disturbing to the public...
Yuri Klinskikh (aka hoi) became a legend of his time and genre, the father of the so-called "kolkhoz punk". Many call him the most popular rocker in history, because with his songs, his lyrics - often licentious, crude, but simple and accessible - he touched the heart of almost everyone.
King and the Clown
Without "Kish" it's hard to imagine Russian rock. Their dark, fantastic and frightening, yet romanticized and philosophical lyrics penetrate the soul of even the younger generation... What about the devoted fans? Creativity "The King and the Jester The image of the band itself was catchy, not to mention the lyrics. The very image of the band was catchy, not to mention the lyrics.
Many of the group's compositions, such as "The Fool and the Lightning." or "Woodsman."remain classics. And, as one can tell, timeless.
This band was famous for their bold experiments with sound! At a time when many of their scenemates tried to stick to one line in terms of sound, "Auktyon" boldly stepped across genres, deftly jumping from new wave and art rock to postpunk and jazz! Here's to daring, "non-boringness"The project was loved by millions because of the energy that the band gave to their fans at live concerts.
Almost every performance of the band, if you watch the tape of it today, has been very fresh and trendy for its time. There was style, humor, energy, and soulfulness - what could be without it?
Perhaps this band is inferior to all of the above in popularity and importance. Nevertheless, many listeners remember this bright band from Leningrad. Their songs were notable for their vivid subject matter, With a cheerful sound! The lyrics were easy and accessible, sometimes meaningless... But what clips! It's hard to forget them.
The participants themselves "NOM" called their work ironic rock. But despite all the simplicity and, as it may seem at first glance, absurdity, the project manages to stay afloat to this day!