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   NOT discs » Songbooks, Notes, Poetry    

Ivan Drach. Vyishov iz radio chornyi lev. "Ukrainian Poetry Anthology". (The Black Lion Stepped Out of the Radio)


Ivan Drach is a recognized leader of the ‘Sixtiers’, who swirled into one poetic orbit the golden onion, and the relativity theory, and washed trousers, the Communist Party, Chernobyl, the Rukh, and the spirit. Our most significant films were created based on scripts by Drach: "The Missing Charter," "The Stone Cross"..
Domestic price: 119.03UAH, International price: $10.92USD
   Rock & Alternative » Lyrical Underground    

Postman. Everything Is New. /digi-pack/.


Postman reserves the right, being a participant of certain events, to step into the shadow behind the light boards and become an observer. A light man. The one who asks: why? at what price? what for? The one who answers: in the turmoil of trifle things, in random intersections, in uncertain movements of our hearts we remain ourselves..
Domestic price: 144.75UAH, International price: $13.28USD
   NOT discs » Books: Culture    

Yulia Buiskykh. Kolys rusalky po zemli khodyly... Women's images in the Ukrainian mythology. (Once Mermaids Walked on the Ground...)


This book is a combination of scientific interpretations of the mythological beliefs and perceptions of Ukrainians, as well as "living" oral narratives written down by the author after carriers of the tradition in different regions of Ukraine. The traditional female figures of the Ukrainian mythology are analyzed along with such cultural phenomena as folk religion and folk medicine.
Domestic price: 129.93UAH, International price: $11.92USD
   NOT discs » Songbooks, Notes, Poetry    

Iryna Zhylenko. Yevanhelie vid lastivky. "Ukrainian Poetry Anthology". (The Gospel of the Swallow)


..at the end of her life, the solar energy of Iryna Zhylenko fermented and turned into the bitter honey of inner loneliness, but also into the lines of high poetic value. The selected writing by the one of the best Ukrainian poets of the 20th century includes poems from all of her thirteen collections, including the last life-time books.
Domestic price: 119.03UAH, International price: $10.92USD
   NOT discs » Songbooks, Notes, Poetry    

Lina Kostenko. Marusya Churay. /premium edition/.


This versed historical novel is one of vertex works of the Ukrainian literature, a kind of an encyclopedia of the spiritual life of our nation in the seventeenth century. The premium edition with illustrations by Vladyslav Yerko.
Domestic price: 188.35UAH, International price: $17.28USD
   Rock & Alternative » Poetic Rock    

Dilya, Orest Krysa. 22. /digi-pack/.


..this is why the album has turned out very easily presented. With the unobtrusive simplicity that knows how to avoid primitivism. Due to this, the lyrics do not get lost in the arrangements – which also matters, because a lot of truly cool, and sometimes – already classical – poems were set to music here.
Domestic price: 129.93UAH, International price: $11.92USD
   Classical » Antique music    

Natalya Svyrydenko. Three Centuries of Baroque.


On this disc there is music of the beginning of baroque, where an influence of the Renascence is felt, music of the period of baroque's prosperity and completed with works, where premonition of the classics is observed..
Domestic price: 122.95UAH, International price: $11.28USD
   Rock & Alternative » Light Rock    

Patrycia. Lechu. /digi-pack/. (I'm Flying)


The first thing that catches the eye is the musicians' regard to the pop rock aesthetics of the 1980's and the 2000's. It's not about copying as such – but this almost-retro flavor works as a properly selected spice: it helps to open up the base. Well, and the base is the ability to create good melodies and expressive arrangements..
Domestic price: 122.95UAH, International price: $11.28USD
   NOT discs » Books: History    

Kyrylo Halushko. Ukrainska Derzhava – zhorstki uroky. Pavlo Skoropadsky. (The Ukrainian State: Hard Lessons)


The events of the rule in Ukraine in 1918 of the "last Hetman" Pavlo Skoropadsky still inspire heated debates among historians. The proposed work within the "LikBez. The History Front" project presents a wide range of researchers' opinions: from the Hetman's apologists and from skeptics and opponents.
Domestic price: 155.65UAH, International price: $14.28USD
   NOT discs » Vinyl    

Dakh Daughters. IF. /vinyl LP/.


Italian pressing. Black vinyl. Colored art insert included. Mastering for vinyl release by Martin Bowes at the Cage Studios (Coventry, UK). Experimental, avantgarde, jazz, world music, freak cabaret.
Domestic price: 755.15UAH, International price: $69.28USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Oleksandr Denysenko. Taras. Povernennya. (Taras. The Return)


This is a story of the hardest moments in the life of the genius of the Ukrainian people. Detached from his native land, doomed to heavy soldier service in lands of Kazakhstan colonized by the Russian empire... And then the release. It would seem that the worst things were already in the past..
Domestic price: 108.13UAH, International price: $9.92USD
   Rock & Alternative » Light Rock    

SKAY. Ridkisni ptakhy. /digi-pack/. (Rare Birds)


The title "Rare Birds" is a reference to Lina Kostenko's poem "Wings", which is also printed on the disk’s cover. Therefore, in fact, all songs of the album are perceived as illustrations to this poem, a detailed commentary..
Domestic price: 151.73UAH, International price: $13.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Mykola Hohol. Taras Bulba. /premium edition/.


..100 years ago, Mykola Sadovsky translated the second edition of this novel, which we present with a few minor but extremely important and indicative inserts from the first edition. Illustrated by brilliant Ukrainian graphic artist Vladyslav Yerko.
Domestic price: 188.35UAH, International price: $17.28USD
   NOT discs » Vinyl    

Vopli Vidopliassova. Muzika. Anniversary release. /black vinyl, 180g HQ Audiophile LP/.


An additional release of the anniversary edition on the occasion of the album’s 20th anniversary, new design. German pressing, 180 gram audiophile heavy black vinyl.
Domestic price: 685.83UAH, International price: $62.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Tetyana Sydorenko. Olha, druzhyna Picasso. (Olga, Picasso's wife)


This is the first Ukrainian fiction book about Olga Khokhlova – a Ukrainian from Nizhyn, Sergey Dyagilev's Russian Ballet dancer – and her family life with Pablo Picasso, which lasted for 18 years. In addition to the protagonists, intricate and interesting figures from Pablo and Olga's closest artistic circle are intertwined into the canvas..
Domestic price: 129.93UAH, International price: $11.92USD
   Rock & Alternative » Poetic Rock    

Postman. Being High. /mini-pack/.


..In musical terms, this is clearly stemming from what Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Donovan, and others were doing some long time ago. Stemming from – but not copying, it is just that in Postman's songs there are the same ease and the content that make it possible to anticipate the extra depth, without any prejudice to the beauty.
Domestic price: 140.83UAH, International price: $12.92USD
   Rock & Alternative » Lyrical Underground    

Victor Morozov, Batiar-band "Halychyna". Chudovyi son. Bohdan Vesolovsky songs. /digi-pack/. (Beautiful Dream)


It is not the first time when Viktor Morozov contributes into a small miracle of renaissance. This time – having recorded with BB "Halychyna" the retro album of songs by Bohdan Vesolovsky, a legend of Lviv light music of the first half of the 20th century. Although a little bit less than 100 years have passed – the lightness and enchantment have not been lost..
Domestic price: 140.83UAH, International price: $12.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Jozef Czapski. Na nelyudskiy zemli. (Inhuman Land)


Czapski is an outstanding Polish artist and writer, a member of staff of "Kultura" magazine edited by Giedroyc. ..Czapski's important assignment was to search for the more than 10,000 Polish officers missing – then it turned out they were shot by the Soviets in Katyn.
Domestic price: 173.53UAH, International price: $15.92USD
   Jazz & almost » Ethno-Jazz & Folk    

Anton Pyvovarov. Lemkian Suite. /digi-pack/.


..the fact that a Kyivite turns to Lemkian songs is unexpected and interesting. The musicians are very caution about the authentic material, they do not shutter the songs’ architecture. Instead, they delicately unwrap and decorate the main lines, having arrived in their arrangements at a certain common denominator for the generally diverse plays..
Domestic price: 184.43UAH, International price: $16.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Taras Prokhasko. NeprOsti. (The UnSimple). /premium edition/.


An alternative mythology of the Carpathians in the first half of the twentieth century presented through the history of the "unsimple (neprOsti)" (this is how Huzuls called "gods on earth" – people with paranormal abilities)." Premium, illustrated edition.
Domestic price: 184.43UAH, International price: $16.92USD
   Rock & Alternative » Gothic    

Kholodne Sonce. Chorne vyno. /digi-pack/. (Black Wine)


..situation of being on the verge of non-existence seems to have caused a change of intonations: Vasyl's voice now has less of a "theater" and more of some non-obvious power, which manifests itself in spite of, not due to circumstances. Because of this, the branded twilight nature of the lyrics is perceived not as a tribute to the image, but as living experience..
Domestic price: 151.73UAH, International price: $13.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Bernard Werber. Murakhy. (Empire of the Ants)


People are accustomed to considering themselves masters of the planet, but there are creatures living next to them that can challenge humans, and there are billions of them. Two powerful civilizations, two worlds – and one misanthropic biologist...
Domestic price: 162.63UAH, International price: $14.92USD
   For Children » Songs and Lulabies    

Solomia Chubay. Kolyskovi dlya Oleksy. /eco-pack/. (Lullabies for Oleksa)


..they convey the energy of the family circle, comfort, support – they "program" one for a good life. At the same time, in their sounding, there is certain specific courage, a bit of anxiety, the desire to protect... And there is a reason for that. "Lullabies for Oleksa" is not just a music album as such..
Domestic price: 151.73UAH, International price: $13.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Marko Robert Stech. Holos. (The Voice)


Oleh – a seemingly ordinary person forced to go in search of a not well-familiar man who had gone missing in unclear circumstances. The only trace is fragmented pieces of a sophisticated unfinished novel. And Oleh is eventually struck to realize that this ephemeral text by a stranger metaphorically describes his own life: his past and his future described up-front...
Domestic price: 173.53UAH, International price: $15.92USD
   Gift Ideas » Special Editions    

Masterpieces of Ukrainian Music. Collection. 6 CDs box-set.


Probably, we should still say: these discs were not intended for sale, initially they were released only for the sake of presentation. But, fortunately, corporate schemes are not absolute yet – that is why various pleasant violations of rules are possible..
Domestic price: 809.65UAH 728.66UAH
International price: $74.28USD $66.85USD