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
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
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