Russian music: Viktor Tsoi – Виктор Цой и группа Кино

Viktor Tsoi (Russian: Ви́ктор Цой; June 1962 – 15 August 1990) was a Soviet musician, singer and songwriter of Korean-Russian origin, leader of the post-punk band Kino. He is regarded as one of the pioneers of Russian rock and has many devoted fans across the countries of the former Soviet Union even today. Few musicians[…]

Луч солнца золотого – A ray of the golden Sun

A ray of the golden Sun (Луч солнца золотого) is a song from an old famous Russian cartoon Town Musicians of Bremen (Бременские музыканты). This cartoon was so popular in Russia that many Russians  know its songs  by heart and even sing them along with a guitar  at the parties. Nice music, sweet lyrics, I’m getting nostalgic myself! Enjoy the[…]