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8th March 2017

100 th Year of International Women's Day and the Russian Revolution

Salute to the Starman:

There have been numerous great bands and musicians throughout History. But very few of them actually were as influential, artistic, challenging and threatening as Bowie. The music world might not have been so colourful without his contribution. He inspired and influenced so many artists that I really admire. So, indirectly, I have got to be thankful him. Now, he is in another dimension and his spirit lives on...

1st January 2016

New Year/New Day/Any Day Message: Comrades, power to the people and hail the human spirit! If you believe in yourself, you can rise above anything- whether you are up in the clouds or on a field that is left to plough. So, surpass the ill-effects of Mars, the influence of Saturn and reach out for the stars!


14th July 2015
Crimson Crescent

Dear Comrades,

New Horizons- a NASA space probe was launched on 19th January 2006 to study the planet Pluto.

There is a track on my third album- 'Akashvani' called 'New Horizons' that is a reference to this mission but it is also about forming an alliance with even with our sworn rivals and forgetting our differences for a higher cause. To coincide with the entry of the space probe 'New Horizons' into Pluto's atmosphere, today on 14th July 2015, nine and a half years after its launch, here is a free downloadable single 'New Horizons'. It was featured on the double album- 'Akashvani' that was released in 2014. There are also some hidden information that NASA is unaware of. Is there life on Pluto? Are we alone here on earth? To find out more have a listen to the track here: or

Some parts of the recording can be traced back as far as 2006, the same year when the spacecraft was launched. The origins of the instrumental section goes even further back to a yellow chair and an acoustic guitar on a small terrace in a suburb of Mumbai, India in 2003! The original title back then was intended to be 'The Pendulum', the first "complete" song that the Bat ever wrote and lasted for maybe just over two minutes. It just got modified over the years and turned into something else by 2014! The track itself was also on a journey that lasted a decade!

The Plutonians will be so thrilled to receive an alien guest from an alien planet. Their sci-fi dreams will finally come true and some of ours too!

With flying kisses,
Soviet Space Bat


4th August 2014
Crimson Crescent
Dear Comrades,

It has been hundred years since the outbreak of First World War. I couldn’t have asked for a better moment to release my latest album, in fact a double album- ‘Akashvani’.

Have a listen to the album and for best listening experience I would advise you to play the album from start to finish without skipping. Maybe, you’ll find out why. Just imagine watching a movie. Would you rather watch the whole thing or just a few clips here and there? The choice is yours…Read more

World Domination 

Dear Comrades,

This is to announce something really special on the occasion of the first day of New Year 2014.

In the middle of last year, I tied up with an independent music store called CD Baby to make my music more easily accessible and readily available around the world. My last album- 'While Jill Sleeps...' is available on all digital stores. There will be physical copies available as well through CD-Baby in the very near future. Here are some of the well known stores where you will find the digital…

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Night Visions & Echoes World Tour Part-2 

Dear Comrades,

Greetings. Hope this finds you in good health.

The first leg of the world tour was a disaster. It took me from space centres in Kazakhastan to markets of Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan and from nuclear power plants of Siberia to the zoos of India. I should have taken heed of the warning from space when a meteor crashed on the 5th of February 2013 in Chelyabinsk, Russia.... close to Ural Mountains just as I was about to embark on my historic trip. What resulted was a series of unfortunate…Read more

World Tour- Night Visions and Echoes 

Dear Comrades,

I am currently out of UK. The first leg of my first world tour- 'Night Visions and Echoes' will start soon. The dates and the locations are not confirmed yet for security reasons. Also, I am dealing with some personal problems.

I will do my best to keep you all updated as and when possible.

With flying kisses,
Soviet Space Bat

The First Online Sale! 

Good news to notify that the digital version of my latest album- 'While Jill Sleeps...' has been purchased online by Huck from the band The Ferocious Laddos. This is officially the first online sale of a Soviet Space Bat album. A big thank you to Huck for supporting fellow artists!

The Making of 'While Jill Sleeps...' 

Dear Comrades,

I don't want to reveal a lot but 'While Jill Sleeps...' album is a reflective piece of work in many ways. It was a very difficult album to make but adventurous as well. It was made in some of the most bizarre locations you can think of and under a lot of trouble. I travelled from the outskirts of London to the valleys of Wales, from backgardens to bat caves. The recording sessions and creations of those songs were very fulfilling experiences for me but at the same time what was happening…Read more

Happy Birthday, Michael and Paul! 

I’d like to particularly thank my Greek friend and former classmate, Michael Botzaropoulos for helping me to record this album. He was the main engineer for this project. He was also responsible for mastering all the tracks. In terms of ‘Reality Bites’, it was his work in every sense of the recording process, including production. He was like a conductor during the recording of that song. This also gives me an opportunity to specially wish him a Happy Birthday, today (the main reason I wanted this album to…Read more


Dear Comrades,

Today is the big day! This album was originally going to be a sequel to the debut work- ‘Puppets of Time-1’. In a way it is and the working title I always had in mind was ‘Puppets of Time-2’. However, only in the last month or so my whole perception of the album took a different angle. There was another dimension to it. Hence, the album’s title was changed to a more concise one that fits in well with the overall theme. This album stands out on its own as well although there are a few links…Read more

The New Album Release Date 

Dear Comrades,

The brand new album is called ‘While Jill Sleeps...’ and it releases today on the 8th of November on this web site. The album will be available in two formats- digital and physical. Digital version can be downloaded directly onto your computer. It will come with all the artwork, lyrics, etc. that you can download onto your hard disks and make your own discs if you need. The other alternative is to buy physical copies of the album. You can buy directly from me by mailing me via my web site or…Read more

The New Album and Singles 

Dear Friends,

For all those who missed the news- My first single called ‘Reality Bites’ is ready to be downloaded for free. This is the link-

There will definitely be a Christmas single as well, this year. So stay tuned for that.

The biggest news of the year, however, is about the brand new album. Oh yes! It is nearly ready. The exact release date will be announced soon. For the time being, all those who have not downloaded my first album called ‘Puppets of…Read more


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