K Republic

K Republic

 Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

The only joint Russian-American, progressive rock band in the world. A fresh new sound that fuses dark electronica, gothic rock, American folk, and a male-female vocal. Rolling Stone magazine calls it "gothic country".


K Republic is the American spinoff of platinum-selling Russian rock group Kukryniksy. Originally signed to a Warner Brothers affiliated label in Russia, Kukryniksy has been a popular staple on the Russian rock scene since 1999.

In 2008, Alex Gorshenev, the frontman for Kukryniksy was introduced to American singer-songwriter Stephanie Starr and the idea for an English-language crossover album was born. The new band became K Republic, and the forthcoming artistic concept hinged on the chemistry between Gorshenev and Starr, a male-female vocal partnership that produces a softer, more ethereal sound.

Though formed from the original members of Kukryniksy with the addition of Starr, K Republic is a major artistic departure and is the only joint Russian-American rock band in the world. As such, K Republic has attracted press attention in Eastern Europe, including a write up in Rolling Stone Magazine.

K Republic’s maxi single Last Resort was released in December 2009. The full-length LP, All Those Things I Left Behind was released on September 23rd, 2010.


Last Resort: Maxi Single (EP) - 2009
All Those Things I Left Behind (LP) - 2010

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