August 7, 2009 Subject:
THE WINTER WAR IN TIBET
THE WINTER WAR IN TIBET (ЗИМНЯЯ ВОЙНА В ТИБЕТЕ)
Style: improvisation, space rock, folk, psychedelic rock, kraut rock, post rock, ambient, shoegazing, minimal, psycho-folk, experimental, drone, avantgarde rock, stoner, hard psycho, free jazz, noise, lo-fi, experimental, drone-metal.
Band THE WINTER WAR IN TIBET was formed in 2008 in Minsk, Belarus. This is collaboration of musicians from Minsk groups BOGOMATER' CVETOV (FLOWERMOTHER), URLA MAKABRA, INSUMTHINMAGMA, CHILDREN OF ISHIZUKE TREE, THE SHAPE, SANGIITA SHUNAKA and SNEZHINKI. A distinctive feature of the band's music are the sound experimentation and improvisations at the junction of ethnic, rave and rock. Band's name comes from the similar book written by Swiss writer Friedrich Durrenmatt.
Band THE WINTER WAR IN TIBET is a part of international experimental laboratory of MAGICAL UNICELLULAR MUSIC art group SOLNTSETSVETY. THE WINTER WAR IN TIBET has made its debut under the name MAGICAL UNICELLULAR MUSIC XXIII at the opening of the international festival "Kamen" («Камень») in Minsk in October 2008, accompanying Japanese singer Damo Suzuki, the world-known vocalist of cult German kraut-rock band CAN. In March 2009 V.O.M XXIII heat up the audience before famous Russian elctronic/shoegaze band PUNK TV at the festival «Electronnie Zabavy-2». In 2009 the band MAGICAL UNICELLULAR MUSIC XXIII has recorded an improvisation album «Eurasia» (psychedelic rock/kraut rock/post rock/shoegazing/minimal), which now is available for free at many popular Internet resources, and a mini-album «Reincarnation».
THE WINTER WAR IN TIBET has recorded several «live» releases --
stiff and noisy «Стереть/Erase» (2009)
kraut/post-rock «*» (2009)
sustained in the style space-rock/hard-psycho «Whole Lotta Love» (2009 EP),
kraut/drone/psycho-folk «Green Moo» (2009 EP),
psychedelic garage «Leguminous Lo-Fi Session» (2009)
drone/ambient «From Air» (2009), inspired by Baroque music, where the parts of guitar and bass were played by a violin bow
compilation «Winter War In Tibet (Special Reissue)» (2009)
double album «Music For Self-Murderers – 4 Mantras For Life-Saving » in tradition of Terry Riley (2009)
noise/drone «The Graveyard Sessions» (2009)
free-jazz EP «Superfree» (2009)
noise-rock «Dragpur» (2009)
post-rock «Ice» (2009)
free-jazz «Patient» (2009)
dark post-rock «Tragedy In Space» (2009)
shoegaze/blues/avantgarde/kraut «Russkij Rulet» (2009).