Knyaz Mishkin is a legendary and the eldest Belarusian band played improvised music. The band already exists for more than 20 years. Its founder, ideological leader, and scriptwriter is Leanid Naruševič. The band members’ staff is constantly changing.
The band biography embraces many releases and festivals. Due to its specific intuitive improvisation, Knyaz Mishkin manages to avoid common places of music. The musicians prefer to experiment with rhythm and tune, trying not to use accompanying instruments, acoustic noise, and discord. Knyaz Mishkin doesn’t work in the studio, all their releases are recorded from live performances.
The mallet percussionist and improviser's solo debut is flush with nostalgic melodies and stirring dissonances—a rich, experimental universe well worth exploring. Bandcamp Album of the Day Jan 15, 2021