10 frontmen who showed themselves in solo work
Any musical collective, good or not, has its own leader - this is the founder, vocalist, songwriter, ideological inspirer and a great charismatic, in the end (underline what is necessary).…

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Rock music is gradually leaving Russia to where it came from - to England. Interview with the Underwood Group
"The playing time of this album is the same as the bubblegum chewing time, while the gum is still sweet," the musicians of the Underwood group say. The fans of…

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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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We never liked that people would have to pay for our music. Interview with Alt-J

In September 2014, the British indie rock band Alt-J introduced their new album, “This Is All Yours”, which soared to the top of UK TOP10 with lightning speed.

In two short years, the Leeds quartet has established itself as one of Britain’s most innovative bands, breaking down musical barriers just like Pink Floyd or Radiohead at the peak of their careers.

Their debut album “An Awesome Wave”, released two years ago, allowed the group to take a place among Britain’s newest inventive talents, collecting a bunch of awards, including “Best Album” at the Ivor Novello Awards and “Mercury Prize ‘2012”, with sales of 300,000 albums and 400,000 singles. Continue reading

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 of glam rock and punk stars were a real escape from the gray routine for ordinary English youth who belonged to the working class.

If they did not exist in reality, there would certainly be a writer or screenwriter who would invent and drive crazy thousands of fans and fans of fan fix. Fortunately, Eighteen Nightmares At The Lux is more than real, and in September 2014 returned to the big road with the new EP “Mouth To Mouth” and a UK mini-tour.

On this occasion, BritishWave.ru learned about the history of Londoners and their plans for the future. Continue reading

Brandon Flowers. In the prime of life

Before releasing his second solo album, The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers believes he has found an adult formula suitable for a radio pop album.

Dressed in a leather jacket, with a mug of green tea in his hand, Brandon Flowers, being in a studio in West London, can not remain calm, listening to ready-made tracks from the new album. Flowers shakes his head to the rhythm of “Still Want You” and smiles to the singing of backing vocalists: “Nuclear distress, I still want you. Climate change and death, I still want you.” At first glance, the theme is apocalyptic, but the Flowers know exactly what the final versions of the new songs will be. “I want to sound on the radio, and I have never been ashamed of it,” he says. Continue reading

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This is we e ... any people, man! Interview with the leader of the Beady Eye group.
Beady Eye, the new band of Liam Gallagher from Oasis, comes to Russia. The musicians' management, however, separately asked Gallagher not to ask questions about Oasis. Instead, Afisha magazine talked…

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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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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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Song Name Analysis: "Fuck" Sounds Good
Did you know that the word “We” is as common in song titles as “Fuck”? Analyst David Taylor estimated the frequency of using single words in song titles since 1890…

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