The Slavic Connexion
A fresh international chat show from The University of Texas at Austin
We found 6 episodes of The Slavic Connexion with the tag “music”.
KAZKA: The Voice of Ukraine
March 23rd, 2023 | Season 5 | 51 mins 10 secs
conflict, music, politics, ukraine russia war
On this special episode, Sergio and Misha get the opportunity to speak with Sasha Zaritska, the lead singer of U-pop band KAZKA, and Andriy Urenov, producer and manager of the band. Their new single "Bez Kohannya" (Without Love) is out this Friday! Listen to the end of the episode for a sneak preview.
Eurovision: More than a Song (Contest) with Sophia Kontos
June 7th, 2021 | Season 3 | 14 mins 50 secs
art, europe, eurovision, music, politics
On this special (musical) episode, guest host Sophia Kontos helps us understand Eurovision and break down the politics and ploys behind the song entries themselves, focusing on three major countries: Greece, Turkey, and Ukraine. We hope you enjoy!
"A True Gentleman" with Seva Novgorodsev
July 10th, 2020 | Season 2 | 49 mins 35 secs
biopics, culture, language, music, seva novgorodsev
BBC's Seva Novgorodsev joins us once more just in time for his 80th birthday! This time, we gather around Zoom, but the conversation is, as always, entertaining and unexpected--one never knows where Seva will lead us and what he will teach us. We hope you enjoy!
Музыкальное путешествие со специальным гостем Артемием Троицким
April 12th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 2 mins
modern russian music, music, music biopics, russian music history, russian rock, soviet history, subculture
Artemy Troitsky joins us once again via Zoom to discuss rock music past and present and also films about music artists. Find out what biopic he would make and why in this episode! Артемий Троицкий обсуждает рок-музыку прошлого и настоящего, а также биографические фильмы о музыкантах. Узнайте, какой биографический фильм он будет снимать и почему в этом эпизоде!
"Our Generation" (featuring Christian Ray Flores... and his music)
March 7th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 7 mins
international celebrities, mozambique, music, russian culture, world-changers, yeltsin
Christian Ray Flores is an entrepreneur, world traveler, and philanthropist who was an international music "supernova" during the 90s in post-Soviet Russia. Though he may have been a short-lived celebrity phenomena in Russia he continues to make tremendous impact globally to this day. Listen to his amazing, highly-entertaining story on this episode.
ROCK THE USSR (with Tom Garza)
October 28th, 2019 | Season 2 | 1 hr 10 mins
music, russian music history, russian rock, soviet history, subculture
Returning to the studio, Tom Garza switches rapiers from vampire vanquisher to Russian Rockophile, taking us from the years prior to the fall of the USSR to today itself. And this is not just an academic subject for him - it's his lived experience. (Featuring snippets with legendary music critic Artemy Troitsky!)