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
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
“Decadence” – a fashionable club town on the Admiralty Embankment.
Tables, a bar, a cozy scene in a wall niche, midgets – waiters’ assistants. Recently, LUNAR DOGS have often performed here – big hunters of the British beat and rhythm and blues. They play their songs in the same spirit, and for the sake of pleasure – BEATLES, ROLLING STONES, BLUR, RADIOHEAD. They are charming and respectful professionals, preparing to become stars. Step by step, club by club, clip by clip.
FUZZ Can’t get your audience with your material?
Nikita Kozlov: Do we need this ourselves? Not sure. We just recorded a debut album for a very long time. A little tired. In addition, this club is a small playground. Continue reading