Vassily K. is a Russian musician, singer and songwriter. He started up on the local rock scene in Murmansk, the very North of Russia, studied electric guitar at the local music college and in 1998 moved to Lund, Sweden. There he studied musicology at the University of Lund and became aquainted with some Swedish musicians. Former members of the experimental band Kurten have become his near friends and long-time collaborators. Together, under the name Vassily K. & the kurtens, they recorded several albums which were released between 2001 and 2006 in Russia on different indie labels.