Tag Archives: Tallinn Music Week

Russian scene at Tallinn Music Week: who, what, where, when and why

Tallinn Music Week is an international event; musicians all over the world are coming to the capital of Estonia to take part in the urban culture festival. The Russian guests of the festival will have a chance to see and listen to their fellow countrymen. This year, 25 musicians from Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus will present their music at different venues in Tallinn. Some Estonian bands will sing in Russian too.... Read more

Anneliis Lepp: Experimentarium aka Tallinn Music Week in the House of the Blackheads on March 31 and April 1

Selecting the concerts at this year’s Tallinn Music Week, their alternativeness and innovativeness were the weightiest factors for me. Two concert programmes, which matched this requirement perfectly, were Üle Heli x Nonclassical x Japan Sound Portrait Night and Klassikaraadio’s (Classical Radio) contemporary music night. Of course, this does not mean that the other spectacles were somehow less appetising, but in comparison to the concerts that took place in the Blackheads several of them seemed artists-wise more easily available.... Read more

/TMW/Gallery: A TMW Talk with Simon Reynolds, Kieron Tyler and Kevin Cole on the topic on genres

These days it is hard to tell where one ends and the other begins. An artist can simultaneously be tagged with “indie, R&B, chamber pop, urban, synthpop”, and even some TMW acts chose about dozen genre tags when submitting their profiles. Are they all a strain of post-genre acts, existing beyond genres that seemed set in concrete as little as 15 years ago? That and many other questions were answerd yesterday, at the TMW Talk.... Read more