Muse's Chaotic Symmetry: The Origin Of Symmetry Story
It was 2001, and humanity was entering the new millennium with hope and fear. Behind - a century of scientific and technological progress, bloody world wars, space exploration, postmodernism and…

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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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Endless Story: Interview with Blur
In recent years, everyone has already managed to say goodbye to Blur: quietly say "bye" or roaring "Parklife!" And what did the members of the group do when everyone was…

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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 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

The beatles. All will pass…

Primary Therapy music, bagpipe anthems, themes from Bondiana, Traveling Wilburys and Kanye West. After the collapse of The Beatles, John, Paul, George, and even Ringo did not lose their creative fervor.
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Even before The Beatles collapsed, John Lennon worked with Yoko Ono, releasing three controversial albums, and performing together at concerts. In the 1970s, the Plastic Ono Band released an album “couple”: one with material from John and the other with Yoko. After the “primary therapy” with Dr. Arthur Yanov (psychotherapy, during the sessions of which clients recall the traumatic events of early childhood and the therapist encourages them to “physically” relive early resentments and wounds – ed.), John made a very personal album full of bitter moments in life, such as comments on the topic of politics (“Working Class Hero”) and worries about the death of the mother (“Mother”, “My Mummy’s Dead”). Among the catalog of cultural and spiritual Continue reading

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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The Unstoppable Hoster
We live in a century of superstars "from a neighboring courtyard," from Ed Sheeran and Ben Howard to Khozier, who is currently tearing away to the full on both sides…

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The punk godmother Nina Hagen remains true to herself: the punk grandmother attracts attention among the German mainstream
Nina Hagen rarely gives balanced, thoughtful answers to questions. But she hesitates when answering the question of how to behave, realizing that you are 60 years old. “Probably, as always,…

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Deep Purple does not inspire us, but Placebo - yes! Interview with Jack Action
“Rising of a supernova” - this is the translation of the name of the new album of Jack Action, which has become not only new, but also prophetic. Since May…

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