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Global Ear: Kiev Portal

August 2011

The group are well-known in the Ukraine, and released their most recent album Dolce Vita in spring last year. They have been touring it for the last year across the Ukraine, Russia, Western Europe and America.


"Website of the Ukranian 'ethno-chaos' quartet, DakhaBrakha (which translates roughly as 'give-take'). The site contains information on their performances and collaborations, along with links to live videos and downloads of their studio albums."

Vopli Vidopliassova

Vopli Vidopliassova
are another group from the Ukranian scene (the first of these Portals linked to the focus of this month’s Global Ear, DakhaBrakha). Vopli Vidopliassova's website has an English version, and links through to the group's YouTube and connected projects.

Okean Elzy

Okean Elzy are a five piece Ukranian rock group, formed in Lviv in 1994. Their site (with English translation) contains videos, photos and audio.

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