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Moscow scenery: Beatlemania, Polk Audio and Trump

Moscow scenery: Beatlemania, Polk Audio and Trump

Пятница, 10 Март 2017 15:34

Okay I’m canvassing for March 25 rally at Theatre Club, Moscow, to celebrate 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper album release and 75th year birthday of McCartney. The hugest till date event showcases full scale sets from Beatlove (official imitators by Sony ...

Wow you are the Walrus!

Wow you are the Walrus!

Вторник, 22 Декабрь 2015 15:01

Beatle new year's [caption id="attachment_2444" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Event's advance poster for sale to collectors by request"][/caption] What, another formal expat close-in at embassy premises? Not a second time! The nice Paris-styled Ogorod eatery at Prospekt Mira ...

Russian cover bands: drama, skills, grasp

Russian cover bands: drama, skills, grasp

Суббота, 10 Октябрь 2015 16:04

Special by Vladimir Yelbaev, The YelbTrib [caption id="attachment_2372" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Beatlove: Jonh, George, Paul and Ringo. This is London "]...

Drag feet on Russian reality no more + new

Среда, 24 Июнь 2015 2:35

by Vladimir Yelbaev, the Yelbaev Tribune Since Anthony Louis' Moscow Tribune English weekly folded, himself vanishing, decades ago - I would've been reading all sort of drag concerning Russia and local affairs, if I were not skirting Independent Media, Expat.ru, Moscow FM in English and in fact every other media, English ...

Beatlefest'15: pledging Britain fidel

Beatlefest'15: pledging Britain fidel

Пятница, 15 Май 2015 19:59

Apart from being a decibel torture, the beatlemania impersonators onstage the theatre-converted club venue meant (the promotional) business and they generally delivered. Moscow clones The Beatlove were "exactly the cigar" close, what with their  cardigans, hairdos, guitar shapes, stage antics and ...

In the news: Beatlemania and Esoteric SACD to last

In the news: Beatlemania and Esoteric SACD to last

Среда, 13 Май 2015 20:14

[caption id="attachment_2270" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Stylish poster of Beatlefest'15"][/caption] "Nothing could affect our love of The Beatles", rightly stated a local advert recently promoting for a Beatle memo tour. Few enrolled for the dearness of it, but crowds never fail to ...

Industry leaders in the news: TEAC reinvents Digital, SIM2 rethinks 2D

Industry leaders in the news: TEAC reinvents Digital, SIM2 rethinks 2D

Четверг, 5 Декабрь 2013 21:27

  by Vladimir Yelbaev, The YelbTrib owner   [caption id="attachment_1982" align="alignleft" width="340" caption="TEAC's new era VRDS: not cheap"][/caption] As presented by TEAC envoy to Moscow,  the 60 year old Tokyo Television Acoustic looks poised to put DCS  to shame. Slated for ...

Turn of 2013/2014: expectations

Turn of 2013/2014: expectations

Воскресенье, 1 Декабрь 2013 21:41

By V.Yelbaev, owner, The YelbTrib online bulletin Russian market has reached a plateau when neither audio media advances / wins over another. Same regards the gear, with vintage used, studio pro and new hi-end arrivals all left to their consumer sector. Downloads and gadgets are down-trended, first time ever so.  It’s ...

Bowers&Wilkins lead the web as you pick muzak

Bowers&Wilkins lead the web as you pick muzak

Четверг, 29 Август 2013 15:31

Has the world’s development been blueprinted by a bad Hollywood script writer? In Russia it is manifested by the current omnipresent and costly “Navalny for mayor” drive. As well as low calorie music diet. Russian streets lead the world in terms of ear-stuck noise-zombified loners. Russian music media thrives on ...

Reviewed in June: Optimalny at Planetarium and disks + Arnie

Reviewed in June: Optimalny at Planetarium and disks + Arnie

Суббота, 22 Июнь 2013 14:35

[caption id="attachment_1875" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="...ominous looming the Planetarium Moscow"][/caption] World might deliberately ignore Russian musicians’ and writers’ efforts at presenting themselves, and the reason is aggressive local protectionism in the face of Third World  immigration. The second serious reason, ...