Broadcast "Aerostat" Grebenshchikova - a trip to the country of fate
Boris Grebenshchikov is one of the extraordinary andodious figures of Russian show business. It is interesting that the musician and his band Aquarium did not aspire to mass character and did not pretend to adore everyone, and yet, over time, the group turned into a cult, and its leader began to bear the unofficial title of the guru of domestic rock. Today, this unique person is not only a musician and prose writer, but also the host of the program "Aerostat". Grebenshchikova loves the listener, his knowledge of world famous rock musicians and only novice performers amaze and make every program cognitive and unique. Many musicologists consider the transfer of "Aerostat" a good tool for people who want to learn interesting facts about musical styles, trends, musical slang, classics and musical contemporaries.
In 1972 the group "Aquarium" appeared in the USSR. It was created by a group of like-minded people who adore rock and dream of telling about the most important thing through their texts. The main inspirers were Boris Grebenshchikov and Anatoly Gunitsky. Eight years after its quiet start, the group was officially banned, and Grebenshchikov was expelled from the party. The collective goes into deep underground and acts only for a close circle of admirers. Who would have thought that in a few decades the group "Aquarium" and its soloist would become cult figures of Russian rock variety. And the genius of Russian rock will decide that he wants to become not only a poet, prose writer, singer, philosopher, but also that he needs his airtime on the radio. Grebenshchikov's program "Aerostat" today with an enviable regularity goes on FM-waves of the native country.
The future rock legend of Russia was born in Leningrad inNovember 1953, in the family of the director of the Baltic Shipping Company and a lawyer. Boris received a good education, but thanks to his passion for rock music, he was expelled from the party and completely devoted himself to his passion.
The texts of Grebenshchikov and the group "Aquarium" were andremain acute and topical. The only difference is that in the USSR, such attempts at criticizing power were thwarted, today this rock and its performer have moved beyond the underground apartments, have their admirers in the circles of the country's leadership and can exist without worrying about tomorrow.
Boris Grebenshchikov is a versatile personality, therefore it is not surprising that, having accumulated certain knowledge and experience, he decided to base his radio program and share it with connoisseurs of rock culture.
Boris Grebenshikov: the radio "Aerostat"
The idea of educating your listener from a musicianIt was in the head for a long time, but in the Soviet period it was a priori impossible, but with the beginning of a new era and after turning into the favorites of the "thinking" public, the old idea of the father of Russian rock'n'roll became possible.
In 2005, on the channels of Radio Russia and"Culture" began the author's transfer of the leader of the group "Aquarium". Grebenshchikov's "balloon" immediately became a transfer not for everyone. The style of presentation of the presenter, and the topic is highly intelligent. The author touches on many non-trivial topics that are not always understandable to the mass audience. Every radio air with Boris is a kind of epic or an excursion into the history of music, where topics are covered, not only relating to the contemporaries of the Aquarium, but interesting lectures on people who have formed musical styles of different countries. The transmission is very informative and diluted with good music. Compositions, tastefully selected by the author himself, is what distinguishes Grebenshchikov's "Aerostat" from many cultural and educational programs.
This year the program celebrated itsthe tenth anniversary, the author and part-time her presenter continues to attract more and more new listeners, creating interesting programs. Today 530 issues of the program "Aerostat" were issued. Grebenshchikova deservedly called a philosopher and an intellectual, because he, with the meticulousness of the scientist, deals with every detail and the detail that interests him.
English, Indian and American music isa separate "story" in the radio monologue with the name "Aerostat" Grebenshchikov. The author with such love talks about the world famous jazz and rock artists, that every indifferent listener absorbs every word with fascination.
To all who try to join the domestic andworld musical culture, the list of compulsory materials for familiarization needs to be added "Grebenshchikov's" Aerostat. " The layer of knowledge of the presenter is inexhaustible, it is indisputably interesting to listen to him, but, as usual, there is one "but". It is necessary to be imbued with this music and listen to the author's monologue. To plunge into this culture and understand who Boris Grebenshchikov is, "Aerostat" must be "tasted" necessarily, but do not listen to his transfer between the business and hurry.