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Sansara

The first concert of ” Sansara ” took place on the stage of the Ekaterinburg rock club “Sphinx” in June 1997 . Then, in a local rock festival “The Beginning “, ” Samsara ” won the prize for best male vocal and the Audience Award . In 1998, Yekaterinburg studio ” Sound Babylon ” was first recorded 4 songs of the group , and then the musicians have published their own debut single ” Samsara “.

The first major solo group took place in 2000 in Yekaterinburg Theater stage , in the same year, ” Sansara ” made by traditional action group ” ddt ” “The Rooks Have Arrived” ( Ekaterinburg ) and capital public debut before the festival “Invasion” . The youngest at the time the group then began to go and see there regularly .

The first full-length album – ” all kinds “, recorded in collaboration with Vladimir Shahrin (group ” ddt “) was released on the label “Soyuz” . This was followed by performance of ” Samsara ” in front of a huge audience festival ” Maksidrom ” (2002 ), recording a new album , concerts and festivals .

In his native Yekaterinburg group is not limited to performances at various venues , ” Samsara ” was the initiator of the festival ” Threesomes easier” , which took part in , including , Tequilajazzz and Brazzaville.

Prior to 2008, the group released on various labels have released 4 albums, concert film ” SANSARA : ” S LOVE me “» (Navigator Records).

With the release of their sixth album , ” Fire ” (2008) began a new ” Sansara ,” says frontman Alexander Gagarin . Everything changed . Not wishing to be bound by contracts with record labels , on the one hand, and realizing that the traditional music media , CD, rooted in the past , the group also went – on the Web. All 11 tracks of spoken-word album ” Fires “, recorded together with the poet and writer Yekaterinburg Sergei Danilov , were posted on the Internet for free download on their official website www.sansara.ru, on popular sharing services . The results surprised even the musicians themselves : music downloaded more than 20,000 times . Approximately one third of downloads fell on the official website – fans showed such activity, the server could “fall ” twice . A Gagarin said that care in the Internet space – “is not a position of principle , not a pose , and seemingly very logical natural choice , as it is so the music quickly and correctly finds its audience .”

“69” – their seventh album – the group also fully tiled Internet . This month only on the official site it has been downloaded about 5,000 times . And thanks to fans of the band tracks from “69” appeared more than 20 sites and file sharing services .

” Samsara ” is easily on all sorts of experiments , so that the presentation of the album took place at a very unexpected venue – the tram. Warm May night in Yekaterinburg traveled about tram number 69, during the hour and a half tour of musical ” Samsara ” played a full live set .

The album received favorable reviews from critics ( “Bill” , “Russian Reporter” ) , and Ilya Lagutenko (” Mummy Troll “) called “69” Russian language as their primary musical opening in 2009 . In December 2009, the band performed at the concert festival , organized by the group “Mummy Troll” in Moscow club Milk.

End of 2009 was marked by significant group ” Samsara ” concert. Yekaterinburg , the oldest theater “Colosseum” took music battle of the two most relevant groups Yekaterinburg indie- scene : ” Samsara » VS « Kurara .”

December 7, 2011 released the new album of the same name Samsara . The album was warmly received by critics and fans. Along with the album , the band released a series of singles , a few video clips and documentary available on the portal ThankYou.ru.

Discography

studio albums

” Samsara ” (1998 , limited “samizdat” edition )
” All kinds ” (2001 , Corporation ” Compact Disc” / “Union” )
” No Breath ” (2003 , «AVA records»)
” Deerslayer ” (2004, FG “Nikitin” )
” Icebergs and rainbow ” (2004 , «AVA records»)
” SE LA” (2007 , «Navigator records»)
” Fires ” (2008 , Internet Release)
“69” (2009, Internet-reliz/CD )
«69RMX» ( 2010 , Internet Release)
” Samsara ” (2011 , Internet-reliz/CD )
“Needle” (2012 , Internet-reliz/CD )

singles

«On-line ( Threesomes easier) ” (1999)
” Could not be better ” (2000)
«Bluetooth» [EP] ( 2008 , Internet Release)
“Judo ” (2010 , Internet Release)
“Zombie » [EP] ( 2010 , Internet Release)
” Fringe ” (2011 , Internet Release)
” Restlessness . Echo Gong “(2011 , Internet Release)
«Cities ( City ) ” (2011 , UP! UP! UP! Music)
“To the Sky” (2012 , Internet Release)
“Night” (2012 , Internet release on UP! UP! UP! Music Label)
“Sevan” ( 2013 , Internet Release)
” Bowie » [EP] ( 2013 Internet-reliz/CD )

collections

“Invasion . Step Seven “(2001)
“Invasion . The thirteenth step “(2003 )
” Filtr -05 ” (2003 )
“Rock the five capitals” [ supplement to the journal «Stereo & Video»] ( 2003)
” Filtr -06 ” (2003 )
“Invasion . Fifteenth step “(2004 )
“Tin” (2005)
“Living Mayakovsky ” (2005)
“Do Me Right. Tribute band ” Mummy Troll ” “(2011)
«Re: Aquarium” (2012 )

Side projects

Kurara ” Luxury Life” / Alexander Gagarin , lyrics and vocals on the song ” Kurara Chibana ” / (2012 )
Red Samara Automobile Club « More recently, it was summer ” (single) / Alexander Gagarin , vocal / (2012 )
Red Samara Automobile Club « Eyes ” (single) / Alexander Gagarin , vocal / ( 2013 )

video

2003 . “Coal .” Director: Vladimir Shahrin
2006 . “Depth” . Directed by: Mustafa Ria
2008 . “Yu Love me» [DVD, «Navigator records»]. Director: Dmitry Chernov
2009 . “Captain Grab- head (live)». Director: Vasily Ustyuzhanin
2010 . «House M.D. (Artego mix) ». Director: Eugene Kharchenko
2010 . “Zombie” . The director of the video : Godfrey Reggio («Naqoyqatsi», 2002)
2011 . ” Restlessness . Echo Gong (official) ». The director of the video : Leos Carax («Les amants du Pont-Neuf», 1991)
2011 . ” Restlessness . Echo Gong ( male version ) . ” Directed by: Sergei Korolev , Vera Kostiuk
2011 . “Cities (7he Myriads version)». Mounting: Dmitry Chernov , Idea / camera: Vasily Ustyuzhanin
2012 . ” Samsara . Film. ” Director: Vitaly Maslov
2012 . “Genius .” Director: Ivan Sosnin
2012 . “Tokyo” . Director: Ivan Sosnin
2012 . “Tomorrow .” Director: Ivan Sosnin
2013 . “Clouds” ( at uch . Sergei Bobunets ) . Directed by: pyridinyl Golovanov, Ivan Sosnin
2013 . ” Loving Eyes “. Directed by: Vlad Wood , Nina Bisyarina

unofficial releases

On the Internet there are many informal shooting performances of the band . Particularly noteworthy publications, captured on multiple cameras :

2010 . «Sansara: Live @ New Stage Fest» [DVD, «MADHouse HVS»] 2010 . “Alexander Gagarin and AloeVera : appartment on ” Luna 50 “» [DVD, «MADHouse HVS»]

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