The rebel hermit Mamonov

Pyotr Mamonov - a true contemporary rebel and poet, idealist and cynic. Whether he is a poet or an actor, a visionary or a punk… Mamonov himself, like any truly profound man of art, goes through extreme phases - from the underground to recognition, through rivers of alcohol and drugs to the Orthodox faith and hermitage. This way to humility and wisdom.

Wind in the sails or Aquarium’s new song 

Every song by Boris Grebenshchikov and Aquarium is a puzzle. Such is also the last one. After the song came to life, the author has to explain what is behind the encrypted names and words.

Music as a leading character

In each of Fatih Akin's movies there is another leading character - the music. It is with her today in our playlist that we travel through the sad and happy world of the director. Where pain and joy, reality and dreams come together.

New formats Akustikhane

The new reality did not stop the musicians at all, on the contrary - it challenged them to find new forms. Today about the wonderful Istanbul project Across by Akustikhane, the program in which old and well-known musicians and friends improvise, without a live audience.


A peaceful Christmas to all, and let there be invisible snowflakes, just like in the music of Tchaikovsky! A cosy warm place and favourite people. Happy Holidays!

The different 2020

And this winter, with New Year's Eve approaching, we collect the music we listened to during 2020 - the year of masks, distance, tests. But also a year of optimism and compassion. A year in which the world lost some of its innocence, but also to become more united and empathetic.