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The band was formed in mid 80s still in last years of Soviet Union existence. First concert was played in 1985, during 1985-1986 band became known around Moscow by its underground concerts. With their ironic lyrics and pseudo-classical/jazzy arrangements they stayed aside of main stream of Soviet underground rock-rebels. In 1986 they recorded their first album "Opera" (on cassette).

After few line up changes band had met the ?Perestroika? playing on big stages (they became accessible for Western musicians from that time) with Lindesy Cooper,Fred Frith's Keep The Dog,Peter Hammil and others. Main evidence of "Soviet period" in band?s music was so-called "White Vinyl" album, released still on Soviet state "Melodya" label.

Band's musical direction in 1989 was changed to more self-closed aesthetics, and soon instead of singing lyrics they switched to wordless vocals, touring with their new program around Europe. After the interest to post-Perestroika fashion was decreased, band returned back to Moscow, where found their listener between avant-garde fans.

From mid 90s band regularly plays in few local Moscow clubs and time to time releases albums.

Slava (Snobb)

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4.25 | 4 ratings
Opera 86
4.50 | 6 ratings
Пыль на ботинках / Dust on the Boots
4.17 | 6 ratings
Вежливый отказ / Vezhlivyj Otkaz
4.63 | 8 ratings
Этнические опыты / Ethnic Experiments
4.50 | 6 ratings
i-i raz - And-and again! ..
4.10 | 10 ratings
kosa na kamen - Spit on a stone
4.43 | 7 ratings
4.61 | 27 ratings
Гуси-Лебеди / Geese and Swans

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 Гуси-Лебеди / Geese and Swans by VEZHLIVYJ OTKAZ album cover Studio Album, 2010
4.61 | 27 ratings

Гуси-Лебеди / Geese and Swans
Vezhlivyj Otkaz RIO/Avant-Prog

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5 stars The most recent release by Vezhlivyj Otkaz (Polite Refusal) is probably their most avant and accomplished release. The band has been around since the mid 80's but have been pretty much unknown outside of Russia. They started out as a punk / ska band and have continually evolved over the years to a dark edgy folky avant band that performs these days. Those of us in the West have AltrOck to thank for distributing these albums that were previously unavailable. The band is primarily an outlet for Roman Suslov the guitarist and vocalist.

The line-up for Geese & Swans consists of Roman Suslov / acoustic guitars, vocals, Dmitry Shumilov / acoustic bass guitar, double bass, vocals, Pavel Karmanov / grand piano, flute, Sergey Ryzhenko / electric violin, vocals, Andrej Soloviev / trumpet, Mikhail Mitin / drums, percussion.

The songs are of the short 3 to 7 minute variety and are generally lyrically based with guitar accented by wind and keys. Outstanding release and highly recommended.


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