John Peel: The Legend of British Broadcasting
It has been eleven years since the death of the legendary British radio presenter and disc jockey John Peale, but so far no one has been able to compare with…

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We hope that during the performances the audience is on the same wavelength with us. Interview with OK Go Group
The American band OK Go will present in Russia their new studio album "Hungry Ghosts". The team will present it in Moscow (February 6) and St. Petersburg (February 7). Based…

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Blur's 24 Greatest Songs Stories
Blur's eighth studio album, "The Magic Whip", will be released April 27, 2015: the beginning of a new era in the band’s history is very close. To set the mood,…

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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 general public.
While in Berlin, he explained to Mark Riemann why he was so secretive, admitted how to deal with anger, and reflected on the benefits of self-pity in songs.

Your music has a constant tendency to get lost in the background. Doesn’t such a characteristic hurt the creative ego?
I understand that my musical style is too gentle and soft to attract attention. I cannot keep up with consumer goods on the radio. But I do not think this is bad. It’s about the ratio of “background music” and hit songs. I play for fun. I use music as a Trojan horse and write songs of such a plan that they can be Continue reading

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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Quantum rock and roll: 11 compositions that open the doors to the wonderful world of science
"The Universe is a Divine Symphony for a String Orchestra" (Michio Kaku) Higgs Boson: Nick Cave - "Higgs Boson Blues" (2013) "Have you ever heard of the Higgs boson blues?…

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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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13 strangest musical duets
Inspired by the strange duet of Kesha and Iggy Pop, the editors of the German branch of Rolling Stone magazine wondered what other dubious musical collaborations were. Having rummaged through…

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