Britpop as an independent phenomenon appeared in the early 90’s and began to spread with great speed in different directions, like a wave. Moreover, some of the groups that gave him birth existed for a long time, and some appeared along with this trend.
In the early 1990s, gloomy grunge dominated America, and anti-star techno and indie rock in Britain. They were anti-star because the compositions were quite long, psychedelic and did not fit on the radio. In addition, British musicians of the early 90s, who grew out of the movement of independent, dark post-punk and Gothic and the Manchester movement, deliberately rejected the stellar image. All were brewed in their own club juice. Gradually, a certain vacuum formed in the ranks of indie groups, which was filled by Continue reading
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 picture from pure hooliganism in “Photoshop”. It turned out to be like the cover of one of the records of the legendary Beatles band. Vasya looked at this creative and waved his hand: leave it. This is how the continuation of the MEGA BIT photo project goes, within the framework of which in the last release the singer Tanya Zykina almost adopted a pig. Tanya pretended to be Tori Amos. Why not? Today it’s so fashionable to pretend; the main thing is that at least some concept is present. Continue reading
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, which turned the group from loser intellectuals into one of the most influential compositions of our time.
As you know, Radiohead borrowed its name from the eponymous song by American classics of the “new wave” of Talking Heads, released by them on the album “True Stories” in 1986. The group was born in the same year in Oxfordshire, however, then under the name “On a Friday”. This name was also explained quite simply. It was on Fridays that Tom York (vocals, guitar), brothers Colin (bass) and Johnny (guitar) Greenwood, Ed O’Brien (guitar) and Phil Selway (drums) gathered in the school hall after classes for their rehearsals. Continue reading