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SELVA BY THEODOR BASTARD NOW UNDER FREE LICENSE
New version of the famous animated video 'Selva' by Theodor Bastard was released on February 8, 2017. First release of 'Selva' was published in 2008. This music video is based on ancient Slavic pagan mythology and tells about supernatural beings who are dwelling in bathhouses and have abilities to replace someone's child in the womb by their own child. The song 'Selva' as well as many other Theodor Bastard's song is sung in private language invented and spoken only by one person - Yana Veva, the singer and songwriter of the band. This new release of 'Selva' has three advantages. Firstly, it's a high definition video 1080p. Old version had only 480p resolution. Secondly, it has high frame rate of 50 fps instead of regular 25. HFR increases the presence effect. And thirdly, this music video is published under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license. This allows to copy and redistribute it in any medium or format, remix, transform, and build upon it, for any purpose, even commercially. Doing that is easy for Theodor Bastard because they are not bound by any contract with commercial record labels or with producers.
VINYL VERSION OF THEODOR BASTARD'S ALBUM VETVI
Fulldozer Records proudly present the vinyl version of the last album by Theodor Bastard, one of the most mysterious and mythical bands from Russia. The album name is a Latin transliteration of the Russian word for branches bearing in mind the branches of the World tree which supports the heavens, connecting the heavens, the terrestrial world, and the underworld. It's music combines elements of world music, neofolk, dark wave and trip hop. The hallmark of the album is female vocal by lead singer Yana Veva, her unique voice filled by glory and in the same time by meditative serenity and mild warmth. The musicians use classic instruments as well as electronic instruments and numerous ethnic instruments. Theodor Bastard release their albums not so often, working for months in various recording studios in several cities and countries, searching for the best sound and arrangements. The work on this album took three years with plenty of musicians taking part in it. Continuing the theme of wanderings, which was the basic idea of the previous album Oikoumene, Theodor Bastard take their listeners from hot south to the fairy northern lights.
THEODOR BASTARD - VETVI
New album by Theodor Bastard, one of the most eclectic and mystical bands from Russia. It’s difficult to define the Theodor Bastard style. Musicians skillfully combine different styles, trip-hop and rock. They give amazingly brilliant shows, using all their numerous exotic instruments, from the tibetian horns to jambeys and gusli. Theodor Bastard release their albums not so often, working for months in various recording studios in several cities and countries, searching for the best sound and arrangements. Work on this album took three years with plenty of musicians taking part in it. Among them are the famous buryat singer Namgar Lhasaranova, multi instrumentalist Phillip Barsky, talented Olga Glazova, who plays the world’s largest gusli. Lead singer Yana Veva has reached new heights with her unique vocal technique. Continuing the theme of wanderings, which was the basic idea of the previous album "Oikoumene", Theodor Bastard take their listeners from hot south to the fairy northern lights. A peculiar combination of the archaic percussions and folk instruments was used during the recording. Tens of musicians were engaged in creating of sound kaleidoscope. That was a serious and laborious work.
THEODOR BASTARD - MUSIC FOR THE EMPTY SPACES
Fulldozer Records presents a new CD by the outstanding Russian ethno-electronics band Theodor Bastard. The album "Music For The Empty Spaces" unites compositions written for documentaries by Brazilian filmmaker Gustavo Santos; for "Secrets Of Ourselves" - a film by Viktor Fokeev and for a fashion show by the avant-garde Japanese designer Yushi Kuroda. Other tracks can be characterized as "unissued soundtracks to movies that never existed". Music balances between ethno-electronics, ambient and dub; it shows some of the more experimental edges of contemporary Theodor Bastard's art. As for the graphics - it uses conceptual works by the French artist Nathalie Nowak. The Collector's edition of the album includes 3 extra tracks that have never been issued before. The edition is limited to 500 copies in a 4-panel digipak enclosed in deluxe slipcase. The 12-page booklet that is also included in this release features a fairy tale that Fedor Svolotch wrote for this specific edition. Tracklist: 1. Future / 2. Movie Scene / 3. Momento / 4. Sanctum / 5. Movie Scene 02 / 6. Port Bandar / 7. Gvatemala / 8. Untitra / 9. Movie Scene 03 / 10. Conamara Chaos / 11. Ambrosia / 12. Macula Areas
THEODOR BASTARD - PUSTOTA (2014 EDITION)
10 years anniversary of "Pustota" album. Completly remastered version on professional gear. The reissue of “Pustota” is a result of thorough reconstruction and restoration of the compositions the audience first heard and remembered from the original version of the album, recorded by Theodor Bastard in 2004. Today, after 10 years, it can be said that “Pustota” became a real creative experiment that broke the stereotypes created by the band’s previous works. In 2004, “Pustota” was released by several labels at the same time, such as Pandaimonium (Germany), The Art Records (Mexico) and Muzikal Yapim (Turkey). In Russia the album, as other works of Theodor Bastard, was released by Fulldozer Records. According to the members of the band, it was in “Pustota” that they found an extremely harmonious combination of electronic beats and ethnic instruments, and that was the main reason behind the album’s success. It was here that Yana Veva found her unique singing manner, combining the Oriental motives with Balkan and Russian tradition. The lyrics were experimental, too. In “Pustota”, along with texts in Russian and English, you will find songs in Pushtu and Urdu. In some compositions Yana uses so called glossolalia, the combinations of words and sounds which lost their original meaning. Such a technique can often be met in traditional spells and in folk song refrains, and is a part of many sacral traditions, both Christian and Pagan.