Those Days Interview for BRITISH WAVE Portal
The questions were answered by Kirill Volkov (guitar), Oleg Karpachev (Vocal) and Nikita Novitsky (guitar). BW: Hi guys, thank you for agreeing to answer a few questions for our portal.…

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Deep Purple does not inspire us, but Placebo - yes! Interview with Jack Action
“Rising of a supernova” - this is exactly the translation of the name of the new album of Jack Action, which has become not only new, but also prophetic. Since…

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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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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). In short, the frontman is a person without whom there would be no group.

But there are guys among them who have proved that they are capable of musical exploits and beyond collective creativity. BritishWave.ru selected 10 frontmen who also showed great performance in solo roles.

It is not surprising that it was the magnificent frontman of the reunited Blur, Damon Albarn, who opened our selection. We know Damon also from third-party projects like Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad and Continue reading

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

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The punk godmother Nina Hagen remains true to herself: the punk grandmother attracts attention among the German mainstream
Nina Hagen rarely gives balanced, thoughtful answers to questions. But she hesitates when answering the question of how to behave, realizing that you are 60 years old. “Probably, as always,…

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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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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…

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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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