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AUKTYON

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Auktyon are a Russian art rock band formed in St Peterburg by Leonid Fyodorov and Oleg Garkusha at the Polytechnic Institute of Leningrad. They started out as a post punk band but have developed influences from avant garde jazz, folk music & poetry. The first line-up of the band was formed in 1981 though quickly broke up. It took them until 1986 to get a stable line-up, they played a festival at the Leningrad Rock Club and released their debut album Vernis' v Sorrento (Return To Sorrento). The 1986 line-up was made up of Oleg Garkusha backing vocals, lyricist, Viktor Bondarik bass, Igor Cheridnik drums, Leonid Fedorov vocals, guitar, engineer, lyricist, Dmitry Ozersky keyboards, lyricist, Nikolay Rubanov , saxophone.
Over the upcoming albums they added percussion and improvisation elements.
The stage show started including dancers, stage shows, costumes and elaborate set designs.
They toured successfully across the Soviet Union. In the 2000?s they toured across the USA.
They have consistently released albums over the years, 13 through 2016.

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Vernis' v Sorrento
1986
5.00 | 1 ratings
V Bagdade vse spokoyno
1989
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Kak ya stal predatelem
1989
3.00 | 1 ratings
Zhopa
1990
3.67 | 3 ratings
Bodun
1991
3.50 | 2 ratings
Ptiza
1993
3.00 | 1 ratings
Eto mama
2002
4.00 | 3 ratings
Devushki poyut
2007
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Yula
2011
4.00 | 1 ratings
Na solntse
2016

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Review by DamoXt7942
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4 stars Another fantastic post-punksy funky jazz avantgarde stuff ... namely seamless or themeless. AUKTYON (АукцЫон) hailing from Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation are a veteran combo founded in late 1970s. It's said they have been thought as an alternative rock band indeed, but we progressive rock fans might hear another sound appearance of theirs via this album titled 'Devushki Poyut (Girls Sing)' released in 2007 and much appreciated in United States during their US tour in 2008.

Their soundscape produced with various instruments or experimental sound methods reminds the audience of independent rock, funk, jazz, folk, punk, ambient, avantgarde, or Oriental traditional. Such a diverse mixture, hotchpotch rock sounds more innovative. In the third track 'Gdat' we can hear something like Canterbury or acid folk. 'Slova' sounds ethnicity meets flamenco really. The first shot 'Profukal' or 7th 'Debil' is more of punk and of alternative. 'Dolgi' is quite eccentric but rhythmically danceable. On the other hand, the melody lines in 'Vozle Menya' should be called as psychedelic avantgarde ambient, let me say. The last titled one is a bluesy rock filled with coolness and darkness.

Why not such a diversity around the whole album called as experimental? You definitely Russian stars.

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