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The meltdown of the Russian music scene

Thanks to Putin’s insane, illegal, immoral, and plain evil invasion of Ukraine, many Russians–the ones not sent to the front as wave after wave of cannon fodder–are suffering. This includes untold numbers of Russian musical artists. The country’s music industry has also been decimated. A staggering 30% of the country’s performers have either stopped playing gigs or fled the country.

This video explains what exactly is going on. (Via Sean)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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