Music Banter

Go Back   Music Banter > The Music Forums > Country, Folk & World Music
Register Blogging Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Welcome to Music Banter Forum! Make sure to register - it's free and very quick! You have to register before you can post and participate in our discussions with over 70,000 other registered members. After you create your free account, you will be able to customize many options, you will have the full access to over 1,100,000 posts.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-02-2009, 06:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
daddy don't
 
Molecules's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: the Wastes
Posts: 2,576
Thumbs down Yanka Dyagileva / Янка Дягилева

Yanka Dyagileva was a Russian poet and singer-songwriter. She was one of the brightest figures in Russia's underground punk scene. She both played solo and performed with others, including Egor Letov and Velikie Oktyabri (the Great Octobers), a rock band. Dyagileva was greatly influenced by Alexander Bashlachev, who was her friend, and Letov, her lover and mentor. Her songs were a mixture of desperate, punk-style nihilism and folk-like lamentations.

On May 9, 1991, she disappeared from her countryside home, where she lived with her family. On May 17, her body was found dead in the Inya River. It is thought she probably committed suicide after a long bout with depression, although no formal finding of suicide was made.
It was only after her death that her records became known to the general public in Russia.





All her self-recorded tapes are free to download, mostly from confusing Russian sites. This is her final release, 1991's 'Styd i Sram (Shame and Reproach)'. It's probably my favourite and is only 7 tracks long. Wikipedia fails to mention her lifelong battle with alcoholism, and it's also important to remember the social context - being an artist not endorsed by the Soviet regime could get your locked up or much worse. Something Kurt Cobain certainly didn't have to worry about

Maybe this isn't for everyone (we'll leave that to the U2s and Lady gagas of the world) but there are some beautiful songs on here and it is her most far-out album musically, the traditional protest folk succumbing to total despair and some ineptly-played letric geetar, i love her


Download - 20090801.rar - Sharebee.com, the one and only online file hosting distribution service.
__________________

[SIZE="1"]Eff em
tumble her
Molecules is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads



2003-2019 Advameg, Inc.

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2 ©2010, Crawlability, Inc.