"Enjoy this 'Siberian chillwave'. Light as a flock of seagulls above the peaceful lake Baikal. Nostalgic, melancholic and meditative".
(Music Blog Vocododo, France)
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B A I K A L is a Moscow-based electronic musician Alexander Zharikov. While the idea of his main project Moskva-Kassiopeya is science fiction, space, unknown and unreachable things,
B A I K A L is the purest nostalgia.
The two projects are only connected by infant remembrances surfacing in artist's mind when listening to his own music. “For Moskva-Kassiopeya, it’s old sci-fi movies on VHS-cassettes. For B A I K A L, it’s careless childish happiness, summer vacation and trips to lake Baikal. But which pictures do listeners retrieve from their memories when they hear this music – this is the real puzzle”.
released June 30, 2015
Music & cover design by Alexander Zharikov (B A I K A L).