Mugham
What is mugam? This question cannot be answered unequivocally. Mugam is also called the genre of Azerbaijani folk music, and its inherent special fret organization. Once in the framework of…

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Oboe
Oboe (from fr. Hautbois, literally “tall tree”, English, German and Italian. Oboe) is a woodwind musical instrument of the soprano register of the symphony orchestra, which is a conical tube…

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Indie labels: the best of the best
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…

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Rumors, myths and legends about musicians.

One of the most enduring legends is the legend “Paul is Dead,” according to which Paul McCartney died in 1966 and was replaced by a clone. McCartney himself in response to these rumors in 1993 released the “live” album “Paul Is Live”, whose name can also be translated as “Paul is alive.”

According to rumors, which of the musicians just did not wash their stomach. Particularly famous was the case of Rod Stuart, who was once allegedly urgently taken to a hospital with abdominal pain caused by … an overdose of seminal fluid, and even obtained from sailors. The singer escaped the embarrassing situation with a joke: in his book Rod. Autobiography ”, he wrote that he was never washed his stomach neither from the semen of the sailors, nor from any other. Continue reading

We were the last rock stars: a collection of Noel Gallagher’s best sayings

The king of rock and the witty master Noel Gallagher over the past decades has provided all music publications with invaluable news material. We decided to recall the best of his statements …

About Hip Hop Stars at Glastonbury
“Glastonbury usually comes to listen to guitar music, and even when the organizers throw something strange, you think,” Kylie Minogue? “But I’m not going to put up with hip hop on Glastonbury. It’s wrong.”

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Interview with Foals

Journalist Lisa Forster sings the praises of Foals’ fourth album, What Went Down. This, however, does not negate the fact that when meeting with her, frontman Yannis Filippakis and guitarist Jimmy Smith were in an exceptionally crappy mood. Overdone with entertainment. Ah, there it is. But the interview, however, turned out to be entertaining. Perhaps that is why.

The problem of the famous millennium indie groups is that they often do not want to listen to their new material. As a rule, after a couple of first releases nothing more convincing appears. What are The Hives doing? Or the vines? There is probably a reason that no one knows the answers to these questions. But it is also clear that for some this fate has passed. MGMT, for example, released their best songs after “Time Continue reading

Jazz
Jazz (Eng. Jazz) - a form of musical art that arose at the beginning of the XX century in the United States as a result of the synthesis of African…

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Interview with Kula Shaker
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…

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Music and vocals: learning to sing
The exercises of this system are aimed at releasing the voice from tension, at developing and strengthening it, primarily as a human tool and as an actor’s tool. It is,…

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In "Skilled Mechanics", I'm the lead vocalist: an interview with Tricky
More than twenty years ago, Bristol-based artist Tricky, together with the bands Portishead and Massive Attack, managed to create other music that was located at the junction of hip-hop, jazz,…

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