Bitterness fruit smoothie. Interview with Marina And The Diamond
Marina Lambrini Diamandis worships the reckless front-women from indie and rock groups, and she makes pop music herself. While in 2012 she adhered to the image of an extravagant bubblegum…

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Pretending to be a successful person. Interview with the Chebose Group
To illustrate the interview with Vasya Goncharov, the leader of the rock band "Cheboza", we photographed all the current members of his band separately and combined all this into one…

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Radio around the head - Seven albums and one best Radiohead
With the release of a large-scale collection of the best hits, Radiohead completed their collaboration with the record company EMI. Lenta.Ru decided to recall the stages of this larger path,…

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defiantly British

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 of the Atlantic Ocean.

Niall Doherty traveled to New York to find out what makes this humble Irish singer unstoppable.

Troubadours come to power! Take a look at the album charts for the last six months and you will see them in the TOP-20, with their emotional hymns and names that evoke the memory of some school friend: Ed Sheeran, George Ezra, Ben Howard, James Bay. These sensitive young people are currently the stars of Britain’s largest music scene – honest white guys who write serious songs about their feelings, even if they don’t feel part of this scene. Because they are on their own. Continue reading

Plunging into anxiety: an interview with Palma Violets

Doomed love and paranoia: Palma Violets about their new, defiantly British album.

The city of Austin, Texas, subdued the noise of rain, while Sam Fryer and Chilly Jesson are sitting in a Mexican restaurant, crunching chips and sipping strawberry daiquiri. Palma Violets recently played at the SXSW festival, and drummer Will Doyle, along with keyboardist Pete Mayhew, fled to the lower part of the city, taking with them all the band’s total money, leaving the frontmen only a few meager dollars.

The concert, played as part of the SXSW, was part of the American mini-tour, before the release of the second longplay “Danger In The Club”. If two years ago, the debut album “180”, designated a group from Lambeth as a gang of villains taking inspiration from The Clash, then further performances would have Continue reading

Muse - "Drones". Two months later. Aftertaste
Disputes over the new work of Muse "Drones" have already subsided. And now, a couple of months after the album’s release, we’ll take a look at it again, so to…

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Under pressure: interview with Biffy Clyro
Biffy Clyro is preparing to release their seventh album, "Ellipsis", in which they managed to ditch the brain-blowing prog rock of their last three records in something even more, hmm,…

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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…

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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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