10 frontmen who showed themselves in solo work
Any musical collective, good or not, has its own leader - it is the founder, vocalist, songwriter, ideological inspirer and a great charismatic, in the end (underline what is necessary).…

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Muted attention-grabbing. Interview with Jose Gonzalez
A velvet voice, complemented by a filigree guitar playing, sounding on several albums. Swedish singer Jose González seems to be an artist who cares little about the attention of the…

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The New Muse Era: 11 Facts About Drones
“You don’t have to sit with your laptop or synthesizer looking for new ideas. Sometimes three musicians in the same room may discover something new. We wanted to take this…

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Do not complicate the relationship with the audience. Interview with the NAIV group

This year, the Russian group NAIV celebrates the 15th anniversary of its fifth studio album, Wholesale and Retail. The team will celebrate this event with concerts in St. Petersburg and Moscow.

Having reunited after a five-year break and celebrating the 25th anniversary of their creative activity with a full-time anniversary tour, the musicians of the NAIV group do not intend to organize tearful nostalgic shows. They, as before, are full of energy, ready to burn, go crazy, go crazy and charge the crowd of fans with crazy drive and positive.

In anticipation of the “festive” concerts, BritishWave.ru talked with the band’s frontman Alexander “Chachey” Ivanov, asking him about the “new era of punk rock”, the language barrier in Russia and plans Continue reading

The New Muse Era: 11 Facts About Drones

“You don’t have to sit with your laptop or synthesizer looking for new ideas. Sometimes three musicians in the same room may discover something new. We wanted to take this approach when creating the album.” (Muse)

1. Back to basics

Even before Muse sat in the studio to work on the seventh album, Matthew Bellamy said that the group was going to change course. According to him, the day after the concert in Rome, which was released on the DVD “Live at Rome Olympic Stadium” and was shown in movie theaters, he realized that they had gone too far with experimentation. It was time, he decided, to remind ourselves who they were and return to the roots.

“When I say that I want to go back to the roots, I don’t mean that I’m going to write the same music that we composed at the very beginning – this would be crazy. I mean, we intend to return to the thinking that Continue reading

We are inspired by life itself. Interview with the Magellanic Cloud Group

The Moscow group Magellanic Cloud formed in the winter of 2010 from particles of diverse creative and musical matter. Creativity “Magellanic Cloud” is folk rock with a pronounced melodic component and deep lyrics, rich in images and symbolism. Musicians themselves define their musical style as cardiowave, and music critics draw analogies with the Aquarium group and find similarities in symphony with Electric Light Orchestra.

The other day the group presented in Moscow and St. Petersburg their new single “The Arctic Ocean”, which will be included in the band’s future album. On this occasion, BritishWave.ru talked with the band’s frontman Sergey Dvoretsky and asked him about new material, inspiration and experiments. Continue reading

Radiohead: Where do we go next?
In connection with the 20th anniversary of the album "The Bends" John Harris recalls the difficult story of the creation of Radiohead's masterpiece. It was February 1994, and Radiohead had…

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Large Group Theory: Interview with Mumford & Sons
A folk group giving stadium-scale concerts that ... never wanted to be like that. Recently, they presented a rock album recorded in the classic traditions of the genre together with…

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When things break. Interview with Death Cab For Cutie
The American indie rock band Death Cab For Cutie has so far been inextricably linked to Christopher Wall. "Kintsugi" is the first album where Walla is not a producer or…

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Songhoy Blues: concerts against musical bans
Jihadists threaten to cut off languages ​​to Malian musicians, but the Songhoy Blues group, wishing to achieve a public outcry, continues to play. Belonging to some people and religion do…

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