Back for more via Zoom, Tom Garza joins Matt and Tom once again to discuss Russian rock during the late USSR period to modern-day Russia, the power of nostalgia, and the role of music in COVID-19. And this time legendary music critic Artemy Troitsky also joins from Estonia. To listen to the previous episode in this short series, follow this link: https://www.slavxradio.com/sovietskyrock As always, thank you for listening, and we hope you enjoy!!
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For the episode in Russian with Artemy Troitsky please visit: https://www.slavxradio.com/troitskyinrussian
For more on the impact of rock and roll on the USSR, see a feature from PRI:
To read about Joanna Stingray, see: https://www.rbth.com/arts/330211-joanna-stingray
And check out the book Troitsky mentions: How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin by Leslie Woodhead https://www.amazon.com/How-Beatles-Rocked-Kremlin-Revolution-ebook/dp/B009SJZKFY/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1WXAE8411Y28M&keywords=how+the+beatles+rocked+the+kremlin&qid=1572282790&sprefix=the+beatles+rocked%2Caps%2C175&sr=8-1
Also, as mentioned by Tom Garza in the first episode ROCK THE USSR, Artemy Troitsky's famous book BACK IN THE USSR: THE TRUE STORY OF RUSSIAN ROCK is available here: https://www.amazon.com/Back-USSR-True-Story-Russia/dp/0571129978/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=artemy+troitsky&qid=1572282885&sr=8-3
Along similar lines, Troitsky in recent years released a new book on Soviet subculture, called (aptly enough) Subkultura: Stories of Youth and Resistance in Russia. https://www.cornerhousepublications.org/publications/artemy-troitsky-subkultura-stories-of-youth-and-resistance-in-russia-1815-2017/
Clips of songs included for educational purposes from YouTube videos of Valery Kipelov, Boris Grebenshchikov, and Artik & Asti.
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