Everybody wants what Vostok Lake wants

The 2018 lineup of Vostok Lake

Vostok Lake is the music that comes from low-budget electronic hardware, open-source audio software, and wetware with a subversive sense of humour, too much ambition and a big sexy brain. Our slogan is NO GUITARS, NO BOYS, NO BUDGET, NO PROBLEM.

Click here for upcoming gigs, and NEWEST OF THE NEW: after a successful Kickstarter campaign, our new album COMICS AND STORIES is due for completion in September 2020.

If you like finely-programmed synth-pop arrangements with goth-operatic vocals, prog-style keyboard improvisations, punk-cabaret interactive performance chaos, revolutionary cultural politics and the idea of a broadband connection plugged directly into your skull, then Vostok Lake is your kind of music. The live act has been described as "Bonnie Tyler meets Keith Emerson", "Peaches meets David Bowie", "Depeche Mode meets Flight of the Conchords", "Tori Amos meets Gary Numan" or, alternatively, "Yazoo meets The Skeptics meets Raw Sex... on speed."

Vostok Lake believes that in the 23rd century, all music will sound like this. You have not heard anything like Vostok Lake, nor do you know anyone who has. Thanks for coming.

LATEST NEWS FROM VOSTOK LAKE!

It is done. We're in the hands of destiny.

Submitted by vostoklake on Mon, 03/16/2020 - 11:46

The Comics and Stories Kickstarter raised $1,077 in NZ currency - enough for us to achieve a couple of stretch goals. We hope to be putting up a "post-deadline" donations link soon so that others can get their hands on some of those sweet rewards, including the "Cut and Run"/"Don't Tell The Doctor" double-A side single.

Provisional complete setlist for the album, estimated date of completion September 2020: