Top foreign nonformat albums
A bit late, but still publish our top for 2017 from the best foreign releases that do not have (or have a minimal) relation to hip-hop and are usually published…

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Kanye West & Kid Cudi
Kanye, having lost the responsibility for his words in an infantile manner, recorded, together with Kid Kadi, an album about how catharsis and liberation make us return to childhood. Having…

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M.I.A. vs. Everybody: how female rap fights the world system
Matangi "Maya" Arulpragasam - a girl born in London in a family of Tamil activists, famous for her daring deeds and remarkable talent. Singer, producer, clipmaker, designer, artist, rapper, loving…

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Rock, very much alive

It seems to me that these words are a great start to the topic of “Rock”. Moreover, rock is considered a youth culture because … No! Let it be one of the problems. Taking up the theme of “Rock Culture”, I am in no way trying to ease my task. Probably, even I complicate it. Rock music is such a controversial art direction that it is very difficult to choose
correct point of consideration. I have limited the topic a bit, as I do not consider it possible
consider all variations and directions of rock.
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ROCK CLUBS OF LENINGRAD
Rock clubs as a phenomenon emerged in the Soviet Union under the very curtain of its existence, partially adopting the features of its Western counterparts, but on the whole became…

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Saturation point
I don’t know how objective my subjective pessimism is, but the ghost of a certain decline has been stubbornly seeing me for the last few years. Atrophy of musical perception?…

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THE MOST UNEXPECTED RELEASES
For several years now, Bring Me the Horizon hasn’t cut metalcore, and Valentine Strykalo hasn’t released daring songs about Sergei and eyebrows. In the musical environment, creative changes are constantly…

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