The Holy Bible. Richie Edwards Legacy
February 1, 2015 marks exactly 20 years since the day when Richie Edwards checked out of his room at the London Embassy Hotel and disappeared without a trace, right before…

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Thailand for Heroes: An Interview with The Libertines
Miracles do happen. In the second half of 2015, the third album The Libertines will be released. Kevin Perry looked behind a screen of rehearsals in Thailand that “pumped fresh…

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A little talk about love. Interview with Father John Misty
For many years, Joshua Tilman writes songs: for a while he was a drummer of Fleet Foxes, and after that he recorded 2 albums already as Father John Misty. Due…

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We hope that during the performances the audience is on the same wavelength with us. Interview with OK Go Group

American band OK Go will present their new studio album “Hungry Ghosts” in Russia. The team will present it in Moscow (February 6) and St. Petersburg (February 7).

Based in Los Angeles, but still considering themselves to be a Chicago band, OK Go started in the 1990s with sets opening for Sloan and Elliott Smith, eventually rising to perform at the 50th birthday of Barack Obama – in the titled company Jennifer Hudson and Herbie Hancock .

On the eve of OK Go’s visit to Russia, BritishWave.ru talked with band bass player Tim Nordwind, asking him about music, concerts, movies and what he knows about Russia. Continue reading

7 of the 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 the archives, they compiled a list including Willy Nelson in collaboration with Snoop Dogg, Kylie Minogue in a duet with the frog Kermit, Frank Sinatra with Bono, and others.

1. Willie Nelson & Snoop Dogg – “Superman”
Nelson and Snoop Dogg recorded together more than once: Nelson sang in the track “Superman” on Snoop’s 2011 album “Doggumentary”, a little later Snoop Dogg took revenge in “Roll Me And Smoke When I Die” singing with Nelson, Chris Kristofferson and Jamie Johnson . Yes, you read it right: Snoop Continue reading

Britpop non-stop

Do you scornfully call popular music the word “pop”? Really, you should not be so categorical. Not everything is bad, which is called the word “pop.” Especially if it is combined with the prefix “brit”.

Britpop is a variety of alternative rock that originated in the UK. It is characterized by melody, a catchy chorus – in the spirit of the famous The Beatles, just in a new round of development. The history of this movement began in the late 80s, when the British thoroughly tired of the fake, artificial pop. Young musicians realized that modern songs lacked sincerity, real feelings and decided that they had to “return to the origins” of English rock and roll – that is, to the good old music of the hip 60s. Listeners liked this idea. A real sensation was the emergence of groups such as Happy Mondays or The Stone Roses from Manchester, who played high-quality Continue reading

We must try to distinguish good performers from bad performers. Interview with Selfieman
Selfieman is a new project of multi-instrumentalist Nikolai Stravinsky, a member of such groups as Cockroaches !, Missiles from Russia and Fairy Dragee. Selfieman's debut album, consisting of 8 tracks,…

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Request to Interpol. Interview with Interpol Guitarist
After several years of rumors and gossip, Russia finally got to the key post-punk band of the zero - the New York group Interpol. On March 26, musicians will perform…

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7 of the 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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The Holy Bible. Richie Edwards Legacy
February 1, 2015 marks exactly 20 years since the day when Richie Edwards checked out of his room at the London Embassy Hotel and disappeared without a trace, right before…

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