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
In honor of the thirtieth anniversary of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ debut album “From Her To Eternity”, the NME editors decided to recall an interview with Nick Cave, published by the magazine in 1984, during the beautiful and chaotic period following the breakup of his band The Birthday Party.
When Nick Cave created his image at the very beginning of the existence of The Birthday Party, he resembled a woman with tuberculosis from an absurd birthday described in Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment, sitting in a corner coughing into a handkerchief and showing bloody spots of the assembled company. He was a disgusting exhibitionist, constantly demanding attention. Subsequently, this image was transformed into a slowly and painfully moving snail, turning its own mucus into art. Continue reading
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