Mercury Prize Winners - Where Are They Now?
The Mercury Prize '2015 was awarded in London on November 20, the annual music award for the best album in the UK and Ireland. This year, its owner was the…

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Rory Gallagher: Bluesman from the Green Island
There is no place on the planet where rock music is more exposed to blues than in the UK. Two Irish had the greatest influence on her. The two first…

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100 albums that celebrate the anniversary in 2015
An anniversary is always a holiday, and a holiday is double for an album, because many works may be reprinted in special formats with previously unknown material. Of course, all…

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As it was a long time ago, or the first concerts of famous performers.

Everything happens for the first time. Even the most powerful oak grows from a tiny acorn. And it’s always interesting to remember how it all began.

BritishWave.ru offers to go on an incredible journey to find out where the famous musicians and their groups began, and how their first concerts went on long before they performed in large concert halls and stadiums.

Blur debuted on June 21, 1989, although they were then called Seymour. Where? At the East Anglia Railway Museum, at a relative’s birthday party with Damon Albarn’s relative. Not really. “We were extremely energetic, smashed the drum kit, smashed the guitars. In general, everything went perfectly, Continue reading

100 albums that celebrate the anniversary in 2015

An anniversary is always a holiday, and a holiday is double for an album, because many works may be reprinted in special formats with previously unknown material.

Of course, all classical albums will not fit into such a list, but BritishWave.ru tried to recall the most significant records in the entire history of music, which influenced all kinds of genres that celebrate this year’s anniversary.

1955 – 60 years old
1. Frank Sinatra – In The Wee Small Hours
2. Bill Haley And His Comets – Rock Around The Clock Continue reading

As it was a long time ago, or the first concerts of famous performers.

Everything happens for the first time. Even the most powerful oak grows from a tiny acorn. It is always interesting to remember how it all began.

BritishWave.ru once again offers to go on an incredible journey to find out where the famous musicians and their groups began, and how their first concerts went on long before they performed in large concert halls and stadiums.

Imagine: see Pulp for 60 cents! That is exactly what the fans paid for the band’s first concert at the Rotherham Arts Center in July 1980, although of course they didn’t have fans yet.

The first concert of The Smiths in its entirety was held on February 4, 1983, in Haçienda (Manchester). “Morrissey was already singing yodel then, he Continue reading

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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…

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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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