It is these labels that release interesting and unusual music. Have you ever noticed a small logo on the back of album covers of your favorite bands? This logo may be a sign of quality and good taste.
We will talk about the coolest of them: from the labels of Los Angeles and New York to the labels of London and Manchester, from Berlin and beyond.
Matador. In the history of Matador – the coolest representatives of the world of rock, indie and generally interesting music. Matador is a quality mark, in addition to this, the label builds excellent relationships with musicians, and it is with them that Interpol, Belle & Sebastian, Perfume Genius, Darkside, Cat Power, Savages, Pavement and Fucked Up work. Continue reading
Sometimes the crazy and bizarre world of music is not enough. Perhaps that is why some rock stars are engaged in extracurricular activities – anything from agriculture to piloting airplanes. Let’s remember who the musicians moonlight when they are not on stage.
Alex James: Cheese Maker
Blur bassist has a farm where he produces his own varieties of fermented cottage cheese and gives them names like Blue Monday, Light Shake and Goddess.
Liam Gallagher: Fashion Designer
Former Oasis and Beady Eye leaders have their own label, Pretty Green, which releases mods for boys Continue reading
20 years ago, in 1996, Kula Shaker released the album “K”, which became the cult album of Britpop and was sold in 2 million copies. The fifth album “K2.0”, according to the leader of the group, Crispian Mills, has incorporated the best of all the experiments with the styles that the group performed: from the psychedelic sound of “K” to the folk elements in the previous album of the group “Piligrims Progress”.
During a 20-minute interview with Crispian, catching a cold, Matthew Sherne was able to discuss the new album, his preference for analog equipment and the reasons why well-known bands should take more risks.
Why did you decide to name the new album “K2.0”? Continue reading