The group’s latest singles completely exemplify how they’re pushing conventional Siberian tradition ahead. In “Legend,” the group jams out to a mixture of hand devices and club-worthy synths, whereas singing of their native Khakas language. A lot of their lyrics additionally nod again to Siberian landscapes or previous folklore tales. “We use the whole lot new and fashionable, in addition to the well-forgotten previous,” says Azyan. In “Altay,” the group collaborated with Dutch DJ Ummet Ozcan to launch a monitor that spotlights an unsung a part of Russia. “We wished to sing a music in regards to the northern area of Siberia, Chukotka, to assist this area and its Indigenous peoples,” says Azyan. “That is probably the most distant and hard-to-reach place in Siberia. We wished to inform the entire world about this place; There are quite a lot of lovely, fabulous, and thrilling issues to see.”

Equally as impactful as their music, in the meantime, is the culturally-rooted fashions that Otyken sports activities for his or her performances and music movies. The members make most of their distinctive ensembles, referencing conventional Siberian clothes which have been worn for hundreds of years. (The headdresses and hats, are made utilizing mammoth trunks, wolf fangs, or bear claws.) “Our group is multi-national, and that is mirrored in our stage picture,” says Azyan. “We current a collective picture of the Indigenous peoples of Siberia; We use [clothing], jewellery, and patterns from totally different native sources—from fairy tales to books and museums.”


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