IV Mickey 'Mystictrax'

On February 14, Noneside Records will drop its second release, an EP that promises to combine electronic musicians from Kiev, St. Petersburg, and Yekaterinburg. The tracks on EP2 fall in line with the…

Labels We Love: Heisenberg
XLR8R investigates the origins and secrets of the thriving Russian label.

“If the music is good it will reach the people; if not then fuck it,” says Sasha Kaktus. Besides his work as a DJ-producer, St. Petersburg-based Kaktus is founder of Heisenberg Records, a …

Podcast 418: Marymoon
The St. Petersburg–based artist presents a set of dubby, melodic and richly rewarding tunes.

Dramatic, moody, and full of mystery—that’s the vibe of our latest podcast, the next-to-last installment of the year. This finely-crafted mix is the creation of Marymoon, a talented purveyor of …

Nuage Neida
The Russian producer's pan-genre approach brims with fluid grace.

You could call the mid-to-late-’00s a gilded era for beat experimentation. It’s as if the seeds planted in the ’90s by labels like Mo’ Wax, Ninja Tune and Ubiquity, and nurtured in t…

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