Nashe Radio

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Mikhail Kozyrev, Nashe's founder

Nashe Radio (Russian: Наше Радио, Our Radio, pronounced nush-eh) is a Russian Rock music radio station. It was designed to promote Russian rock bands, as opposed to pop and Western music. Nashe is based in Moscow and broadcast in every major Russian city as well as through the internet stream. It was founded in 1998 by former Radio Maximum producer Mikhail Kozyrev.

Popular bands aired on Nashe include Zemfira, Aria, DDT, Kino, Splin, Bi-2, and many others, including Ukrainian and Belarussian bands, which are never considered foreign. The music style ranges from pop rock to heavy metal to folk rock and reggae, but Nashe's mainstream is 80's style classic rock and modern pop punk.

Nashe Radio chart, "Chart Dozen" (Chartova duzhina, play on "Devil's dozen", as the chart consists of 13 positions), updated weekly, is the major rock music chart in Russia.[1] Since 2003, yearly results of chart are celebrated in annual indoor "Chart Dozen" festival. Since 2008, annual music award of the same name is presented to yearly chart winners on this festival.

Nashe Radio organize the largest annual open air rock festival in Russia, Nashestvie. It is held since 1999 until the present day, with the notable exception of 2007, and usually attracts from 50,000 to 100,000 spectators.[2][3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chartova Dyuzhina". Moscow News. March 5, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
  2. ^ Nemtsova, Anna (September 11, 2006). "A Russian Woodstock: rock and roll and revolution?; not for this generation. (Nashestviye Festival)". Newsweek. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
  3. ^ Reich, Rebecca (August 1, 2003). "Nashe Radio Unveils an All New Fest". The Moscow Times. Retrieved 2009-12-07.

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