Myshkin is a town and the administrative center of Myshkinsky District in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, located on the steep left bank of the Volga. Population:
Myshkin (Мы́шкин) is a Russian name, also transliterated Mishkin and commonly Miskin, although the latter two words have other meanings, both in Russian and in other languages. The ancient Jewish temple in Jerusalem in Hebrew is believed to be the root of the name with the Hebrew word pronounced "mishkan". There are people with the surname Miskin around the world who have formed a large user group on Facebook. There are Miskins in Australia, England, India, Indonesia, Canada and the United States including Mormons in Utah. "Myshkin" is the possessive case of the diminutive of the word ' mouse'.
Myshkin (2008) is the debut full-length album by Michou. As was their first EP, Myshkin was recorded in the attic of friend Joel Bruyere, mastered by Noah Mintz at Lacquer Channel and released on June 5, 2008.
The album is named after the protagonist, Prince Lev Nikolaevich Myshkin, in the novel ' The Idiot' by Fyodor Dostoevsky. The band said they named it Myshkin because they "felt the character really reflected who [we] are as a band."
It is also stated by former member Ryan Ard in the album's liner notes that "Myshkin represents the simplicity and honesty conveyed through our music as well as our naive goal to make it in this industry, but more specifically in a world we know little about."
A music video for 'Control' by Suede Productions in Windsor starring Ryan Ard's sister Alicia was released on August 14, 2008. It premiered one week later on MuchMusic August 21, 2008, and has since been in regular rotation.
Myshkin is an American singer-songwriter, touring and recording artist, composer and producer. She sings and plays acoustic and electric guitar, tenor guitar, mandolin and other instruments solo, in cooperation with other artists, and with her band Myshkin's Ruby Warblers. She is a native of Indiana where she was born to parents recently immigrated form the Netherlands. After studying theater in college she moved to New Mexico, and then spent some time traveling the U.S. before settling in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1993.
She recorded five albums in New Orleans and was the recipient of several of the city's music industry awards.
In 2002 she started Myshkin's Ruby Warblers, whose first self-produced record was Rosebud Bullets. Myshkin moved to Portland, Oregon. where she began working with the electronic musician / producer Sailor Banks, with whom she released two albums Corvidae and Sigh Semaphore, concentrating on political and humanist themes. Myshkin's Ruby Warblers continue to tour the US and Europe.
In 2007, she co-founded of a permaculture community in Southern Oregon. and built an earth walled studio, in which she recorded That Diamond Lust released in 2012.
Myshkin now lives with her family in Joshua Tree, California.
Myshkin (masculine) or Myshkina (feminine) may refer to:
- Myshkin Urban Settlement, a municipal formation which the town of district significance of Myshkin in Myshkinsky District of Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia is incorporated as
- Myshkin (town), a town in Myshkinsky District of Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia
- Myshkin (surname) (Myshkina), list of real and fictional people with this family name
- Myshkin (singer), American singer-songwriter
- Myshkin (album), 2008 album by Michou
- Mysskin (born 1971), Indian film director, screenwriter, and actor, who chose his name after Prince Myshkin