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   Rock & Alternative » Folk Rock    

Vopli Vidopliassova. VV. Zakustyka. (Zacoustique)


..the second official VV album recorded in France by the 'golden line-up': Skrypka - Pipa - Zdorenko - Sakhno. Nine tracks, recorded in 1993 in Paris, have made a real revolution in Ukrainian rock music, for the first time combining the crazy energy of punk rock with Ukrainian folk songs.
Domestic price: 174.90UAH, International price: $15.90USD
   NOT discs » Books: Culture    

Roman Malenkov. Svitova spadschyna UNESCO v Ukrajini: putivnyk. (UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Ukraine: the guidebook)


According to a number of clear criteria, UNESCO has identified 7 main natural and cultural sites of Ukraine and included them in the World Heritage List. In addition, there is a list of candidates for inclusion in the World Heritage List – in Ukraine there are 17 such sites. The guidebook will tell about all of them.
Domestic price: 284.90UAH, International price: $25.90USD
   Rock & Alternative » Folk Rock    

Vopli Vidopliassova. Zakustyka. /limited edition/. (Zacoustique)


jewel box with orange tray, limited numbered edition (100 copies) with alternate cover. 'Zakustyka' is the second official VV album recorded in France by the 'golden line-up': Skrypka - Pipa - Zdorenko - Sakhno.
Domestic price: 229.90UAH, International price: $20.90USD
   NOT discs » Books: Culture    

Leonid Plyusch, Yuriy Shevelyov. Lystuvannya: 1979-1995. (Correspondence: 1979-1995)


Plyusch and Shevelyov are very different – in age and experience, cultural background and way of thinking. Behind their body of letters are not only brilliant ideas or interesting discussions, not only a slice of the day or a dialogue of different environments, but also a school of thinking, lessons in polemics and the art of argumentation.
Domestic price: 278.30UAH, International price: $25.30USD
   NOT discs » Books: History    

Yaroslav Faizulin. Istorija.UA: postati, fakty, versiji. (History.UA: figures, facts, versions)


This is a collection of essays on iconic figures and important events of the XX century. All together they create a fascinating kaleidoscope of this seemingly closest to us, but at the same time the least known time, which is still hidden under a layer of Soviet myths.
Domestic price: 328.90UAH, International price: $29.90USD
   Other » Poetry    

Olexander Bystrushkin. Zhovti psy Karpat. /mini-pack/. (Yellow dogs of the Carpathians)


Like Bystrushkin's previous albums, this record is also a melodic recitation. Slow, thoughtful – as a way to pay tribute, as a way to listen more carefully.
Domestic price: 97.90UAH, International price: $8.90USD
   NOT discs » Songbooks, Notes, Poetry    

Kateryna Kalytko. Orden movchalnyts. (The Order of the Silent)


The portrait of a Ukrainian woman more often presents her being silent than when she is talking. But without the experience of this silence, there would be no voice that sounds in this collection. The voice that defends the right to speak sincerely about acute grief, generational traumas, the courage of love..
Domestic price: 185.90UAH, International price: $16.90USD
   NOT discs » Songbooks, Notes, Poetry    

Yulia Musakovska. Boh svobody. (The God of Freedom)


At all times there have been and will be those who believe in the divine nature of freedom, who are ready to pay for it with their peace and even their lives. This book is a story of formation, struggle, and transformation, where the everyday becomes power, and power turns into vulnerability.
Domestic price: 174.90UAH, International price: $15.90USD
   NOT discs » Songbooks, Notes, Poetry    

Vasyl Stus. Palimpsesty. Selected poems. "Ukrainian Poetry Anthology". (Palimpsests)


The book by Vasyl Stus – one of the most prominent Ukrainian poets of the twentieth century – includes selected poems from different periods of his work. It also comprises the most expressive passages from his letters, full of philosophical concepts and poignant details. Notes under some poems shed unexpected light on dramatic moments of Vasyl Stus' life and work.
Domestic price: 185.90UAH, International price: $16.90USD
   Gift Ideas » Special Editions    

Dakh Daughters. Make Up. /digi-pack/.


..Dakh Daughters have taken a step forward, being able to synthesize their previous experience – here the sharpness of the first album and the balance of the second one have come together, and as a result we have got a rich space of mystery and confession..
Domestic price: 163.90UAH, International price: $14.90USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

William Shakespeare. Korol Lir. /tr. by Yuriy Andrukhovych/. (King Lear)


Meet the first Ukrainian translation in the third millennium of one of Shakespeare's top pieces. This edition was prepared by two iconic masters – writer Yuriy Andrukhovych and illustrator Vladyslav Yerko. Their version of 'King Lear' is a happy opportunity to experience the work of genius in a new way, to poignantly experience its eternal relevance.
Domestic price: 273.90UAH, International price: $24.90USD
   Modern Pop » Compilations    

The Hardkiss. The Best. /digi-pack/.


So, The Hardkiss have celebrated their first anniversary with a release of not only the fourth studio album, but also the first collection of the best songs. And the collection turns out to be representative, but there is something else that matters..
Domestic price: 207.90UAH, International price: $18.90USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Terry Pratchett. Poven neba kapelyukh. (A Hat Full of Sky)


..Tiffany gets used to going out of her body to look at herself from aside without a mirror, but this turns out to be a dangerous exercise. Tiffany finds out what it's like not to be herself, and once again she gets convinced of that it is far not a fashionable hat that's a sign of a true witch.
Domestic price: 212.30UAH, International price: $19.30USD
   Rock & Alternative » Light Rock    

Svyatoslav Vakarchuk. Oranzhereya. /digi-pack/. (The Orangery)


Svyatoslav Vakarchuk's third solo project is an expected change in tonlity, The Orangery builds up a space to approximate comfort. Approximate – because there are enough disturbing notes, but they do not set the key mood. Basically, it seems – it is about the desire to speak so quietly that one could get as close as possible..
Domestic price: 207.90UAH, International price: $18.90USD
   NOT discs » Songbooks, Notes, Poetry    

Serhiy Zhadan. Psalom aviatsiji. (The Psalm of Aviation)


..Changing the optics results in a change in writing. This is what the book is predominantly about: about how landscapes shape us, how trees give us verticals and lakes give us depths, how spring greenery teaches us optimism, and summer rivers teach us generosity. Simple knowledge that helps appreciate every voice heard in the morning.
Domestic price: 223.30UAH, International price: $20.30USD
   Modern Pop » Lyric    

The Hardkiss. Zhyva i ne zalizna. /premium, eco-pack/. (Alive and not iron)


With their fourth studio album, The Hardkiss confirmed once again that they feel good in hard-pop territory – but at the same time they continue to drift slowly towards more lyricism..
Domestic price: 251.90UAH, International price: $22.90USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Natalka Snyadanko. Pershe slidstvo imperatrytsi. (The Empress' First Investigation)


The novel based on documentary materials of the life of the imperial family (in particular, the legendary Austrian Empress Sissy) immerses the reader into a detective story with political connotations. More intrigue is added by the two-dimensional plot story, due to which the events of the mid-19th century suddenly echo poignantly in Lviv at the beginning of the third millennium.
Domestic price: 152.90UAH 129.91UAH
International price: $13.90USD $11.81USD
   Jazz & almost » Quiet emotions    

Kiev Acoustic Trio. Moment.


Three musicians with huge experience recorded something transparent, subtle, and humanly simple – something that majority of young ones could not do. Just because there is simplicity which can be saturated, to which you come through hundreds of melodies and thousands of hours of rehearsals and performances.
Domestic price: 124.30UAH, International price: $11.30USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Dorota Terakowska. Tam, de padajut Anhely. (Where Angels Fall)


..A pensive but light and thought-provoking novel that invites one to travel in search of important answers to the eternal questions of the struggle between the Good and Evil.
Domestic price: 174.90UAH 139.92UAH
International price: $15.90USD $12.72USD
   Jazz & almost » Solo Projects    

ILya Alabuzhev. Recovery. /digi-pack/.


I do not even know whether I should refer to Illya's music as complicated one. Objectively, presumably, yes – although, to my mind, its flow and development in every play is so natural, easy that the architecture just steps back to the background. Because in his hands the music matter stops being an abstract idea – it comes back to life..
Domestic price: 124.30UAH, International price: $11.30USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Kazuo Ishiguro. Noktyurny. (Nocturnes. Five Stories of Music and Nightfall)


For the first time, Kazuo Ishiguro is presented to the reader as an author of short prose: a cycle of five stories, exquisite, dynamic, interconnected by one of the protagonists – music. Reading these stories is like watching a good old movie..
Domestic price: 212.30UAH, International price: $19.30USD
   Jazz & almost » Ethno-Jazz & Folk    

Shopping Hour. Sunce Viter. (+bonus). /digi-pack/. (The Sun Wind)


Music contents of this release do not differ from the premium edition (apart from a hidden surprise track). Differences relate only to the external design – besides, there is no booklet with the lyrics here. Hence the lower price of this edition compared to the premium one.
Domestic price: 130.90UAH, International price: $11.90USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Uladzimer Arlov. Krajevyd z mentolovym aromatom. (The Landscape with Menthol Aroma)


The biographical texts, as well as the anti-utopia 'Order of the White Mouse', will help one understand what processes are taking place in the contemporary Belarus, the current state of the Belarusian language, whether the citizens have a choice or freedom of speech..
Domestic price: 174.90UAH 148.72UAH
International price: $15.90USD $13.52USD
   Rock & Alternative » Simply Rock    

Braty Hadyukiny. Made in Ukraine. /digi-pack/.


...this is about us. The ordinary people in the changing times, when it is both scary, and funny, and one wants to go faster, while – one needs to move carefully. Because nobody but us will live through these times for u... That's how it is put in the song "Play!": "Dad taught me – my dad, the last Jedi – play, play on your drymba, play the song of joy..."
Domestic price: 185.90UAH, International price: $16.90USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Yaponski kazky, lehendy, opovidi. (Japanese Fairy Tales, Legends, Stories)


The book contains more than a hundred Japanese fairy tales, legends, and stories. The vast majority of them are of folk origin, but some have a literary source. All genres of the Japanese fairy tale are presented here: about werewolves and ghosts, about love and bizarre events, purely didactic and humorous, as well as stories about heroes and their exploits.
Domestic price: 262.90UAH, International price: $23.90USD
   Gift Ideas » For FREE!!    

MuzBat. Neskoreny ProRock. Taras Shevchenko. /songbook+CD/. (Unsubdued ProRock. Taras Shevchenko)


(this edition is an exclusive thing, and you cannot buy it. But you can get it as a present). – Shevchenko will surprise you: rock fits his poems wonderfully, it is also his element. Moreover, the rock music element fits naturally to Shevchenko's words: they are just as stubborn and rebellious..
Domestic price: 0.00UAH, International price: $0.00USD
   Gift Ideas » For FREE!!    

MuzBat. Neskoreny ProRock. Vasyl Stus. /songbook+CD/. (Unsubdued ProRock. Vasyl Stus)


(this edition is an exclusive thing, and you cannot buy it. But you can get it as a present). – Vasyl Stus, a poet and citizen, belongs to the cohort of daredevils who disagreed with the conventional: one soldier does not make a battle. With all his struggle-of-life, struggle-of-art, Stus and his stubborn like-minders proved the opposite..
Domestic price: 0.00UAH, International price: $0.00USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Karel Capek. R.U.R. Rossumovi universalni roboty. (Rossum's Universal Robots)


...Karel Capek was interested not in laws of robotics (although the drama did become a cult piece in the science fiction canon), but in laws of the human: how from the artificial and synthetic what's living and life-affirming germinates.
Domestic price: 130.90UAH, International price: $11.90USD
   Gift Ideas » Special Editions    

Solomia Chubay. POETY. /polygraphy in English, premium, CD+book/.


In this version of the release, all the lyrics in the book are presented translated into English. \ POETY is a strong and sound, but at the same time – multi-layered project by Solomiya Chubay. It is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of her father – and it is a testimony to poetry, which happened not only due to, but also despite of. And that knows how to be different. Alive.
Domestic price: 295.90UAH, International price: $26.90USD
   Folk » Modern Arrangements    

DakhaBrakha. Alambari. /digi-pack/.


Alambari is a 'stained glass' album, where one can easily discover echoes of all the previous pieces, even echoes of the younger Dakh Daughters. So one can look through the individual songs/fragments and catch colored flashbacks. Or one can take in this picture in its entirety, totally – and there is a chance that in this case you will discover a new DakhaBrakha. A familiar stranger.
Domestic price: 163.90UAH, International price: $14.90USD