• Belarus: ‘Hidden Truths’ report appendix – song lyrics

    FREEMUSE REPORT APPENDIX ##PagePublishedLong## ‘Hidden Truths’ song lyrics English translation of the lyrics of the seven songs which are published as an online appendix to Freemuse’s report on music censorship in Belarus 1. De Shifer:  ‘Chas Priyshov’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 2. Partyzanskaja Shkola:  ‘Nie!’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 3. Kasia Kamotskaya:  ‘Maja Kraina’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 4. Krama:  ‘Homielski Vals’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 5. Chyrvonym pa Belamu:  ‘Nie Zadaju’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 6. Neuro Dubel:  ‘Belarus […]
  • Belarus: ‘Hidden Truths’ report appendix – audio and video

    FREEMUSE REPORT APPENDIX ##PagePublishedLong## ‘Hidden Truths’ songs Listen to examples of banned and blacklisted music from Belarus. The bands and most of the songs are mentioned in Freemuse’s report on music censorship in Belarus. For information about the artists, click on [info] or see below on this page. 1. De Shifer:  ‘Chas Priyshov’    [Info]  [Lyrics] 2. Partyzanskaja Shkola: […]
  • Belarus: List of banned actors and musicians published

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Belarus: List of banned actors and musicians published Belarusian, Russian and British bands, among them NRM, Neuro Dubel, and the pop-duo Pet Shop Boys, and many other artists, have been put on a “blacklist” of artists banned in Belarus state media, according to bloggers who published a scanning of the list. A list […]
  • Belarus: Musicians removed from 2004-blacklist

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Belarus:Musicians removed from reputed blacklist After a meeting between musicians and officials in Minsk on 21 November 2007, the musicians who were blacklisted in 2004 are now again allowed to perform live and to be played on air in the radio, since that day – but… on one condition: the bands should not play at events organised by the […]
  • Belarus: Bans cultivate opposition, says musician

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Belarus:“Bans cultivate opposition”, says musician  In a three year period, musician Ljavon Volski and his rock band N.R.M. – The Independent Republic of Dream – were deprived of the possibility to give concerts and blacklisted in national radio and tv. In an interview he was asked if it is true that bans stimulate […]
  • Belarus: CD with blacklisted Belarusian rock music

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Belarus: CD with blacklisted Belarusian music From Germany comes the first album compilation published outside Belarus presenting Belarusian rock music: ‘Belarusian Red Book – Music of Belarus’. Most of the bands on the CD have been blacklisted or censored in their home country The production of the CD was initiated by Ingo Petz […]
  • Belarus: Interview with Belarusian singer Lavon Volski from NRM

    ARTICLES ##PagePublishedLong## Belarus: A concert is a cry for freedom Interview with Belarusian singer Lavon Volski. He is the lead singer in the rock and punk band N.R.M. – the Independent Republic of the Dreams – which is based in Minsk.Interview by Ingo Petz While tv pictures of the demonstration in Minsk against the presidency […]
  • Belarus election: Blacklisted bands play in Poland

    ARTICLES ##PagePublishedLong## Belarus election: Blacklisted bands play in Poland On 12 March, 2006, Warsawians experienced a four-hour concert with well-known Belarusian musicians whose creative works are banned in BelarusBy Maya Medich It is election week in Belarus and the streets are filled with campaign posters supporting the democratic opposition to president Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s rule. Not in Belarus, […]
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