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Button 2 : Prison music


Authentic thieves’ music is the aspect of this button. Special Radio is the first radio giving airplay possibilities to the variety of Russian lyric poetry conditionally called as thieves’ music. This inaccurate and incorrect definition is used in the absence of the other definition. Most of the people believe thieves’ music to be representation of songs heard either in jailhouses or restaurants. Both is just a layer of huge local culture. We were first to reveal multi-various content of this colossal reservoir of local culture. These are set to music ballads.

This is a joint venture with the resources of, who are old friends with Special Radio, and in many respects it is due to this resource and its founders that Special Radio has been enriched with these treasures incomparable to anything – Russian lyrics.

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