Guitar music is not in the best position right now. Interview with Eighteen Nightmares At The Lux
Music at the junction of honesty and outrageous is Eighteen Nightmares At The Lux. Sometimes it seems that they belong to a different era - the times when the concerts…

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Request to Interpol. Interview with Interpol Guitarist
After several years of rumors and gossip, Russia finally got to the key post-punk band of the zero - the New York group Interpol. On March 26, musicians will perform…

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The Next Great Phenomenon: Interview with Wolf Alice
Not so long ago, stepping out of teens, in 2013 Wolf Alice with a handful of songs turned the music world upside down. While the label “grunge” stuck to them…

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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, 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

Rock music is gradually leaving Russia to where it came from – to England. Interview with the Underwood Group

“The playing time of this album is the same as the bubblegum chewing time, while the gum is still sweet,” the musicians of the Underwood group say.

The fans of the Crimean doctors duet will be able to verify this fact on April 1, 2011 in the St. Petersburg Waiting Room club at the presentation of the long-awaited, sixth album under the title “Babl Gam”. On April Fool’s Day, the group will also delight its popular favorite hits, and this is true.

Before the concert, Irina Zakharova talked with the musicians. Continue reading

A note of positive from the maestro of sadness. Interview with Brazzaville frontman

On March 8, the Waiting Room club will fulfill the most moving dream of the girls of the Northern capital – Brazzaville will perform, the one that once conquered St. Petersburg with the song “Clouds In Camarillo” (“On Top of the World”).

Before the gala concert, Irina Zakharova talked with the founder of Brazzaville, David Brown:

“I was terrified of … fame!”

1997 year. One morning, I was sitting in my old Chevy Niva in front of the house of a woman named Michelle, the owner of the Lava Lounge fashion Continue reading

21 strangest concert venues
What makes a concert special? Is it just the quality sound of the band you came to see? Or, at least in part, the relevance of the environment? This list…

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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).…

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We must try to distinguish good performers from bad performers. Interview with Selfieman
Selfieman is a new project of multi-instrumentalist Nikolai Stravinsky, a member of such groups as Cockroaches !, Missiles from Russia and Fairy Dragee. Selfieman's debut album, consisting of 8 tracks,…

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The Next Great Phenomenon: Interview with Wolf Alice
Not so long ago, stepping out of teens, in 2013 Wolf Alice with a handful of songs turned the music world upside down. While the label “grunge” stuck to them…

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