M.I.A. vs. Everybody: how female rap fights the world system
Matangi "Maya" Arulpragasam - a girl born in London in a family of Tamil activists, famous for her daring deeds and remarkable talent. Singer, producer, clipmaker, designer, artist, rapper, loving…

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Silent Digest: Main Albums
Since the beginning of the year, CupcakKe, Car Seat Headrest, U.S. received high marks from Pitchfork and the status of the “best new album”. Girls and these guys. You met…

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LEGENDARY POST-PUNK GROUPS
It happens that the fashion for old things is back. This happens with music. Recently, post-punk is gaining increasing popularity, starting with narrow circles, and, gradually, capturing all the new…

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Rock, very much alive
It seems to me that these words are a great start to the topic of "Rock". Moreover, rock is considered a youth culture because ... No! Let it be one…

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M.I.A. vs. Everybody: how female rap fights the world system

Matangi “Maya” Arulpragasam – a girl born in London in a family of Tamil activists, famous for her daring deeds and remarkable talent. Singer, producer, clipmaker, designer, artist, rapper, loving provocative punches on the topic of the day, and political activist. In addition to the memorable eclectic style of music, in which she combines the motifs of ethnic music of the peoples of the east, hip-hop, electronics, world-class beats and reggae with acute social implications, Maia created a memorable image of a principled and wise girl who is constantly struggling with a ruthless political machine and injustice. Continue reading

GROUPS BROUGHT KNOWN IN ONE MIG

The music industry is not always loyal to the lazy and ragged, and managers and producers do not always want to risk their wallet for insane ideas of unknown musicians. In addition, in order not to get lost among thousands of musical groups, you need to make a lot of effort. And it is worth making one mistake, and you are already on the sidelines. Simply put: it is difficult to make a star of yourself. But whether a talent, or originality and brilliance of images, or if at all the mysterious fate of fate sometimes turn into glory, which supposedly falls from the sky.
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5 TOURS CHANGING THE HISTORY OF MUSIC

Infinite traveling around the world and daily concerts every time in new places: a significant part of the life of popular musicians goes on touring tours. But sometimes it happens that a tour becomes fateful for its members or even for the whole history of music. Below are five stories about such tours.
The fifties who introduced the world to rock and roll left a legacy in the form of many talented musicians. Among them was the American Roy Orbison, who in 1963 decided to go to the UK. At the same time, in the Foggy Albion, the group The Beatles was gaining popularity, whose young members were big fans of Orbison. Continue reading

Top foreign nonformat albums
A bit late, but still publish our top for 2017 from the best foreign releases that do not have (or have a minimal) relation to hip-hop and are usually published…

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Musical performance and its problems
Performance as a special kind of artistic activity does not exist in all arts. In painting, for example, it is inseparable from creativity: to create a picture is what it…

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What is a stylish record?
Sound recording already exists a sufficient amount of time for certain standards and foundations to appear in this area. The concept of "competent" recording may include various parameters of the…

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