Folk, World, & Country


"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." (Wikipedia) "Since 1896, True Pioneers for cello as the best, the entree. Inspired by Dada, Melora Creager wrote a manifesto, and manifested Rasputina accordingly. Open to adventure, Audiences!. The funny, the sad, the heavy, the tender-- it can all exist together. The name Rasputina comes merely from feminizing the moniker of that unkillable trickster aesthete of yore. Employing elaborate costuming spanning all periods of human history, Rasputina brings marginalized historical female figures and stories to light in the pop form, using archetypal characters such as Indian princesses, Hawaiian handmaidens and Medieval queens. Over the years, Rasputina has blah-blah-blahed with Marilyn Manson, Porno For Pyros, Cheap Trick, Goo Goo Dolls and many others. They've toured so very much and made many albums. Still-Rasputina continues to amaze and amuse!" (meloracreager.space)