Rasputina

Formed 1992.
Rasputina

Biography

Rasputina is a cello-driven band based in New York that is renowned for their unconventional and quirky music style as well as their fascination with historical allegories and fashion, especially those pertaining to the Victorian era. The sound and visual concepts that began in Melora Creager's 1991 Rasputina manifesto presaged and influenced movements and trends such as Modern Victorians, Steampunk, freak folk, corsetry, and crafting.

The group is fronted by cellist/vocalist Melora Creager, who writes the music and lyrics and creates art for the band's albums, singles, and website.

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  1. Review of Oh Perilous World

    Oh Perilous World 2008

    Reviewed by Chris Long
    Unmistakable originality, glittering musicianship and acres of free thought
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