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Royal Blood: everything you need to know about a duet from Brighton
For some couple of years, the British band Royal Blood has grown from "promising" newcomers to one of the largest rock bands. We decided to make a list of interesting…

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Morphine: "We treat every tour as the last
No matter how much I (like, by the way, many others) love Morphine's music, it was not a group from which anyone would expect a contract with a major record…

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It's impossible to screw up with a black suit: interview with Hurts
From the very beginning of their career, opinions about Adam Anderson and Theo Hutchcraft are diametrically opposed: some love them for aesthetics and pop music for a wide audience, others…

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Highlights in TV Music Performances

Video ruined radio stars? Our selection of performances by famous musicians on television claims that it doesn’t.

The Stone Roses in The Late Show 1989
There are only a few videos featuring The Stone Roses on TV, so the release of the BBC2 evening program “The Late Show” is one of the rare instances. And he did not wonder: after one and a half minutes of the performance of “Made of Stone”, the electricity turned off on the stage, which was accompanied by Ian Brown’s cry “Amateurs!” One has only to pay respect to the host Tracy MacLeod, who was not at a loss and continued the program, despite Ian screaming behind her. Continue reading

Make People Happier: An Interview With Nothing But Thieves

This summer, one of the UK’s brightest young bands, Nothing But Thieves, will perform at the Park Live Moscow music festival.

On this occasion, Masha Polyakova met with drummer James Price in Nottingham before the final performance of the British tour and asked him questions from Russian and Ukrainian thieves fans.

Hi james What do you feel about the last concert of the Under My Skin tour today?
It’s nice that the tour ends, but it’s sad. All the concerts were wonderful, I hope, and today, everything will go fine. But, of course, I think that we are all glad that we will have free days to rest. We only have a Continue reading

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, crazy.

Greg Cochran heard the depression, the writer’s crisis and the mentality of the good old gang spilling into a powerful new sound.

At lunch time, after yesterday’s emotional night, Biffy Clyro appear with muddy eyes. They enter Sound Factory, a recording studio a few steps from the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located directly opposite the Big Wangs bar. The musicians, dressed in black, follow each other, clutching in their hands glasses of coffee and cigarette self-rolled cigarettes.

Yesterday, in a house on the Hollywood Hills, which the band had been sharing for the last six months, they had a private party listening to the new album “Ellipsis”, which will go on sale worldwide only in July. Fortified by tea and sandwiches, the trio, which includes frontman Simon Neal and two twin Continue reading

Great rock songs based on classic literary works

Here is a selection of songs that have paid tribute to books, novels, anthologies and short stories.

The Beatles – I Am The Walrus
The name of John Lennon’s meaningless composition of 1967 refers to Lewis Carroll’s Walrus and Carpenter poem, which is included in Through the Mirror in 1871. And if that’s not enough, then the end of the song also includes snippets of Shakespeare’s BBC radio King Lear.

Muse – The Small Print
According to the Muse Supermassive Wiki, this track from the 2003 Absolution album is a retelling of the classic Goethe’s Faust story … but from the point of view of Satan, who carries out a diabolical deal with Student, “Be my slave to the grave, I’m a priest whom God will never didn’t pay. ” Continue reading

The greatest show on Earth: on tour with Muse

Matt Bellamy jokingly calls his group “worldwide ambassadors of fear and paranoia.” According to Dorian Linsky, who joined Muse on the road and on stage during their stay in Canada, they are also preachers of extravagance and excessiveness. Drones, 360 ° scene, video screens, arrow platforms … Muse is taking the planet’s most bizarre rock show to a city nearby.

Created by General Atomics, the MQ-9 Reaper is a drone used by the U.S. Air Force for reconnaissance and precision strikes. It was such a model that sent Muhammad Emwazi, a member of the Islamic State, known as Jihadi John, into the world.Muse has its own Reaper. This is a bomber-shaped aerial object hidden behind the scenes of the Quebec entertainment center Vidéotron, filled with helium, six meters Continue reading

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It's impossible to screw up with a black suit: interview with Hurts
From the very beginning of their career, opinions about Adam Anderson and Theo Hutchcraft are diametrically opposed: some love them for aesthetics and pop music for a wide audience, others…

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Laughing Sad: An Interview with Daughter
The British trio with Elena Tonra, led by the second album "Not To Disappear", is again exploring the depths of melancholy. Despite this, Daniel Koch took an extremely funny interview…

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John Peel: The Legend of British Broadcasting
It has been eleven years since the death of the legendary British radio host and disc jockey John Peale, but so far no one has been able to compare with…

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Absolutely None: An Interview with Soak
She was named the new greatest UK songwriter: critics describe Soak as a tomboy girl from Northern Ireland with a skateboard, guitar behind her and touching songs in the arsenal.…

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