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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The post-rock scene of St. Petersburg has been developing extremely rapidly lately. It is probably understandable - the very atmosphere of the northern city blown by all the winds, where…

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Nina Karlsson: the modest charm of change
On March 7, Nina Karlsson will perform at the forefront of International Women's Day at the Waiting Room club, enveloping St. Petersburg's girls, mothers and grandmothers with holiday vibes and…

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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

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?
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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 the start of the planned American tour. Two weeks later, his empty car was found at Seversky Bridge.

We are not going to argue about what happened to the mysterious guitarist Manic Street Preachers today, but rather use this day as an occasion to once again listen to Richie’s main legacy – the album “The Holy Bible”. And so that the songs are fully revealed to readers of BritishWave.ru, below we provide a small guide on the main references, names and titles in these thirteen songs.

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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…

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Guitar music is not in the best position right now. Interview with Eighteen Nightmares At The Lux
Music at the junction of honesty and outrageous is Eighteen Nightmares At The Lux. Sometimes it seems that they belong to a different era - the times when the concerts…

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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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Music has the power to change people. Interview with Billy Lloyd
Last Saturday (October 18), a concert of a beginner British musician Billy Lloyd took place at the Workshop Club Theater, at which, according to his own assurances, he played "absolutely…

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