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   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Parasol. Social Art Project. (palliative care).


What is death? How does it come and what usually accompanies it? How to accept inevitability of its coming? This (and not only) is what the collection of stories and essays by Ukrainian writers, bloggers, and public figures, "Parasol", is about..
Domestic price: 109.89UAH, International price: $16.28USD
   NOT discs » Books: (self)Education    

Richard Dawkins. Ehoistychny hen. (The Selfish Gene)


Richard Dawkins insists that the gene, and not the personality, is the natural selection unit. The author explains altruism as an unconscious attempt to preserve the species, namely, as selfishness of genes: they resort to the most advantageous strategy to leave a part of themselves in the eternity. Moreover..
Domestic price: 170.64UAH, International price: $25.28USD
   Modern Pop » Lyric    

Rozhden. R2. /eco-pack/.


There is no provocation, aggression – the man is just doing his job the way he likes. Braided in an intersection of several styles, his music attracts attention, above all, precisely with this – no pretending and calm confidence. Lyrically, unobtrusively, transparently to a degree..
Domestic price: 134.46UAH, International price: $19.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: (self)Education    

Malcolm Gladwell. Spalakh! Syla nesvidomykh dumok. (Blink! The Power of Thinking)


We make the most important decisions in the first 2 seconds – based on a quick look and intuition! It is this capacity of our brain – to act instantly – that gave the humankind a chance to survive. But can one use it to succeed today?
Domestic price: 127.71UAH, International price: $18.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: History    

Volodymyr Lobodaev. Viyna z derzhavoyu chy za derzhavu? The Peasant Insurgency in Ukraine, 1917-1921. (The War On the State or For the State?)


The book combines findings of modern researches into the insurgency movement and address the following issues: the anti-Hetman peasant insurgency; the anti-communist insurgency of 1919; the national liberation struggle of Holodny Yar rebels (1919 – early 1920); Makhno movement – massive peasant insurgency (1918-1921); UPR insurgency..
Domestic price: 103.14UAH, International price: $15.28USD
   Rock & Alternative » Energy Rock    

Tin Sontsya. Buremny kray. /digi-pack/. (The Turbulent Lands)


Presentation of the heroic past – that's already a passed phase. Among other things – because the modernity offers the material for that here and now, thus the lyrics may easily bring together bugs on the Internet and the taste of war...
Domestic price: 127.71UAH, International price: $18.92USD
   Jazz & almost » Other close    

Roman Kolyada. Expectancy. /eco-pack/.


Several pieces in the beginning are just about how it was before. And then – you catches yourself thinking: no, this is not ragtime – but a clear echo, and the figure of a ballroom pianist emerges in your imagination.. And then – you discover that it was the beginning, because the music departs from the shore of abstract lyricism and starts its travel throughout the world..
Domestic price: 141.21UAH, International price: $20.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Culture    

Taras Lyuty. Korabel shalentsiv. Essays on the Culture of Frenzy, Folly, and Recklessness. (The Ship of Madmen)


The journey on "The Ship of Madmen" is a unique opportunity to trace the development and interpretation of the concepts of rage, euphoria, mania, ecstasy, idiocy, wisdom, and foolishness in literature, art, psychology, in social and religious thinking from ancient times to the present – through the various cultures and epochs..
Domestic price: 103.14UAH, International price: $15.28USD
   Jazz & almost » Solo Projects    

Konstantin Kolesnichenko. Hypnotized! /digi-pack/.


..there are things that "penetrate" even without special training – and this album deserves attention no matter how well you're familiar with the blues. As it is played extremely deliciously – with appropriate conciseness, but not dryness. Because it is played by young jazz musicians, hence "Hypnotized!" has incorporated features of both blues and jazz..
Domestic price: 201.96UAH, International price: $29.92USD
   NOT discs » Songbooks, Notes, Poetry    

Ihor Kalynets. Kalynovy herb. "Ukrainian Poetry Anthology". (The Arrowwood Coat of Arms)


The book by Ihor Kalynets – one of the finest, the most elegant, and yet – the most daring and invincible Ukrainian poets of the second half of the twentieth century – who stubbornly painted filigree "yuses" on the cold snow of the Soviet reality – includes selected poems from different periods of his work.
Domestic price: 100.71UAH, International price: $14.92USD
   Jazz & almost » Quiet emotions    

Nataliya Lebedeva Ensemble. Quests. (feat. HP Salentin). /digi-pack/.


..Under the silk, multilayer mosaics of depths are perceived – and yet one cannot (does not wish to?) with a careless motion destroy the delicate balance, the fascination half a step to... This is beauty. Seemingly so simple and open, and this openness transforms into – mystery beyond words.
Domestic price: 201.96UAH, International price: $29.92USD
   NOT discs » Songbooks, Notes, Poetry    

Anthology of the Ukrainian Poetry of the Twentieth Century. From Tychyna to Zhadan. "Ukrainian Poetry Anthology".


An extended and corrected version of the 2016 edition. The anthology includes iconic poems by the most outstanding Ukrainian poets of the twentieth century – from Tychyna to Zhadan. This is the most concise form-wise and one of the most comprehensive text-wise Ukrainian poetry anthology. The book includes 2,016 pages.
Domestic price: 228.96UAH, International price: $33.92USD
   Jazz & almost » Singing    

Laura Marti, Kristina Marti. Try to feel. (feat. HP Salentin). /digi-pack/.


It is a living flow that erodes and connects the banks – the universal language that remembers all dialects, but does not preserve them, gives them space for movement and development. Actually, this is what the entire album is about: the form is changeable, try and feel what does not depend on it – and therefore has the power to change it. And may the power be good.
Domestic price: 201.96UAH, International price: $29.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Marek Hlasko. Krasyvi 20-litni. (Pretty Twenty-Year Olds)


Written in a "strange mixture of jargon, governmental reports, the vocabulary of streets and party meetings," this parody at an autobiography is one of the most truthful literary reflections of the most deceitful era in the history of Eastern Europe, and the most famous book by the author, which still continues attracting numerous fans worldwide.
Domestic price: 109.89UAH, International price: $16.28USD
   NOT discs » Books: for Children    

Angela Nanetti. Cholovik, yaky vyroschuvav komety. (The Man Who Grew Comets)


In this book, the reality surprisingly intertwines with a fairy tale. This is a story of a great loss – and a discovery, and also about how important it is, no matter what, to stay faithful to your dreams, because then they certainly come true, though sometimes it does not happen quite as we had hoped... As well as all works by Angela Nanette, this book is not only for kids.
Domestic price: 134.46UAH, International price: $19.92USD
   Rock & Alternative » Lyrical Underground    

KRUT. Arche. /digi-pack/.


..a full-fledged author album wrapped around the bandura so that the music intertwines several styles, from jazz and soul to blues and pop funk. Thus, "Arche" appeals not only (and not so much) to the Ukrainian tradition: it is an attempt to break stereotypes and at a dialog of cultures. A worthy attempt and vivid dialog.
Domestic price: 120.96UAH, International price: $17.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: History    

Oleksandr Paliy. A short course on the history of Ukraine.


History inspires. You will never give up if you find out what your ancestors experienced. The book succinctly presents Ukraine's history from antiquity to the present day – literally one page per subtopic. It offers an exhaustive presentation of the most important events in the Ukrainian history.
Domestic price: 120.96UAH, International price: $17.92USD
   Modern Pop » Fashion    

the Maneken. Sale%. /premium, eco-pack/.


Given the amount of work that Filatov is doing for a number of other performers, it is even surprising that he has enough energy and inspiration for his own project. However – he has enough. Enough energy, and imagination, and taste. Always in motion, in the process of development, always better than before – or, at least, different. The new album is an excellent illustration of this vector.
Domestic price: 127.71UAH, International price: $18.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Ernest Hemingway. Fiesta. I sontse skhodyt. (The Sun Also Rises)


The iconic work depicts the postwar "lost generation" of the 1920s. With his short concise strokes, which became a hallmark of his style, Hemingway portrays the fragile illusion of balance, the self-destructive instinct that prevents the characters from fully unfolding their capacity. The only option for them is to feast while the fiesta goes on, and each time hope for a new dawn.
Domestic price: 141.21UAH, International price: $20.92USD
   Modern Pop » Dance Pop    

The Hardkiss. Perfection Is a Lie. /premium, eco-pack/.


..Even in the ballads – this inner power cannot be hidden, it can be perceived almost physically. Perfection is a lie, of course – but nobody forbids strive and work for it. The Hardkiss is obviously one of those who aspire and work hard.
Domestic price: 147.96UAH, International price: $21.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: History    

Viktor Horobets. Svitanok ukrainskoi derzhavy. People, society, authorities, customs, traditions. (The Dawn of the Ukrainian State)


This is an honest story about grand and heroic deeds, vital state decisions and wisdom ahead of time, as well as about infamous manifestations of selfishness, shortsightedness, greed, and meanness. A story about how the history of Ukraine in its golden age was directed..
Domestic price: 114.21UAH, International price: $16.92USD
   Rock & Alternative » Lyrical Underground    

Panivalkova. Dontvori. /premium, eco-pack/. (Don't Worry)


..One can simply enjoy the concise arrangements with colorful spices. Or one can discover in these melodies, intonations, and pauses styling on the verge of grotesque. Or – one can hear stories that it is impossible to tell in any other way than this. Sentimental and ironic. And ask: why?
Domestic price: 134.46UAH, International price: $19.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Culture    

Oksana Kis. Ukrainski zhinky u hornyli modernizatsii. (Ukrainian Women in the Crucible of Modernization)


Researchers in history who specialize in studying the past of Ukrainian women reveal different aspects of modernization processes, under the impact of which Ukrainian women became what they are now. Where were the women and what were they doing in crucial moments in the history of Ukraine? How did they overcome the Great Famine? What "being a woman" meant for them in those days?
Domestic price: 123.39UAH, International price: $18.28USD
   Electro-Acoustic Experiments » Post-rock    

Krobak. Nightbound. /digi-pack/.


This music lets into – and then does not let go so easy. It seems quite chamber one, but with bright prominences of scale. There is enough sophisticated space, sometimes resembling M. C. Escher's drawings, to simultaneously relax and mobilize. Nightbound does not allow for dissolving in the melancholy trance, they request co-participation..
Domestic price: 120.96UAH, International price: $17.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: Belles-lettres    

Volodymyr Yermolenko. Lovets okeanu. Istoria Odisseya. (Ocean Catcher. The Story of Odysseus)


A novel incredible in its concise poetics. Odyssey, a soldier and explorer, returns to Ithaca after twenty years of wandering. But at home he does not find his wife Penelope, nor his son Telemachus. He understands that he took a wrong path and now he has to correct his mistakes. Odyssey will make his journey in the opposite direction, from Ithaca to Troy...
Domestic price: 107.46UAH, International price: $15.92USD
   Rock & Alternative » Lyrical Underground    

Odyn v kanoe. Odyn v kanoe. (2CD). /digi-pack/.


..the debut album by "Odyn V Kanoe." At one breath, on one wave, unhurriedly and swiftly at the same time. This band managed to somehow unobtrusively enter the group of quiet sensations in the Ukrainian scene of recent years. What is the secret? Maybe, the depth of the eyes and no masks..
Domestic price: 235.71UAH, International price: $34.92USD
   NOT discs » Books: (self)Education    

Kyrylo Halushko. Ukrainsky natsionalizm. A short course on the history of Ukraine. (The Ukrainian Nationalism)


What are the origins and the course of the Ukrainian movement and the Ukrainian national idea? As the idea evolved, who was supporting and defending it? Due to which factors, despite the severe storms of its history, have our people survived and retained the dignity, vitality, and patriotism?
Domestic price: 76.14UAH, International price: $11.28USD
   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: 604.26UAH 513.61UAH
International price: $89.52USD $76.09USD