Deep breath of freedom: footage of shiny rock revelry perestroikaPictolic
The restructuring freed Russian rock. The rock band officially ceased to be parasites, the opportunity to give concerts without fear of criminal prosecution in the country, a wave's craziest festivals. Youth gone wild. Unimaginable dressed teenagers poured out of secret basements to the streets.
The Moscow photographer Igor Mukhin was in the midst of the revelry. He went mad from Pink Floyd and "time Machine" in the 70's, so knew what and where to photograph when the texture flowed a turbulent river. Then he released the photo book "I saw rock' n 'roll", which included one hundred and fifty pictures, 1985-1991, depicting the heyday of Russian rock.
In the description of the book States that it is in any case not the walk of fame rock heroes.
"I saw the rock-n-roll" is an intense, raw slice of the era, with bright accents and half and it is still more curious details and nuances.
The rocker subculture was firmly knit. Guys and girls not only had a common style, but shared similar values. Many openly criticized the government, each longed for freedom.
Concerts are now banned only on special occasions, but for some real fun on them was still not easy. At mass gatherings, when I played the famous group, was forbidden to get up from their seats and scream. The crowd darted informants and notice those who behave too casually.
Therefore, the most violent spree has occurred at an informal party the appartment and in small venues, where imitated idols.