Mumiy Troll — is the
most influential cult art-indie rockers who are never tired of reinventing Themselves.
The band which identifies themselves as Evergreen Far Eastern romantics, was
founded in Vladivostok by Ilya Lagutenko. Since then, they have played gigs
across the globe: from Siberia to the Baltics, Mongolia to Greenland, Shanghai
open-airs to St Petersburg’s Palace Square. Being a successful band, they are
still fresh, hungry, and in search of new musical discoveries. Their genuine disregard for trends quickly
made them the coolest, biggest and best-selling band Starting with the release
of their first self-funded album in 1997, Mumiy Troll rapidly became one of the
most popular and influential bands, and have clocked up more than 100 million
downloads to date. Being the participants of famous festivals and music
conferences in different countries (SXSW, Culture Collide, Zandari, Sound City,
etc) in 2013 they founded their own showcase festival “Vladivostok Rocks”. Mumiy Troll’s 11th album “Pirate Copies” and second
English-language release “Malibu Alibi” LP was presented during the European
tour in Autumn 2015 — they played 16 sold-out gigs in Germany, UK, Ireland,
Switzerland, Czech Republic and Baltic States. “Malibu Alibi” was recorded during
Fast forward, 2016 saw
the band curate a festival in Latvia (Riga) and in the United States (Los
Angeles), present their ‘Vladivostok Vacation’
at Cannes Film Festival. 2017 has become the year of the 20th anniversary of
the first album ‘Morskaya’ – a cult album that had not only a major influence
on the musicians, designers, artists and directors.
Mumiy Troll is
arguably the world’s first truly international band.