I began DVR-ing PBS's Border Blasters that is like "International MTV" from 1985, with videos from various bands from other countries. This week, they played a band called луна пирог, aka "Moon Pie" in English. It was instrumental, and moody… and I really liked it when it was called Mogwai.
Here's an example of луна пирог, with their song "What a Time to Be Alive"
(link here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kgRbEP-01E&list=FLK1qMrZhYuVh205HvhsYrmw)
and if you think I am exaggerating about sounding like Mogwai, here's "I'm Jim Morrison, I'm Dead" (link here)
One is Russian, one is Scottish… one has a Massive English speaking fan base, and the other is virtually unknown in the US… but they are cooking from the same cookbook, using the same ingredients.
1 year ago