Viktor Robertovich Tsoi (June 21, 1962, Leningrad – August 15, 1990, near the village of Kesterciems, Latvian SSR) – Soviet rock musician, songwriter and artist. The founder and leader of the rock band “Cinema”, in which he sang, played the guitar, wrote music and poetry. He starred in several films.
Victor Tsoi is a legendary figure in Russian rock. June 21, he could celebrate his next birthday, but fate decreed otherwise. Nevertheless, we offer you a selection of interesting facts about the musician: you undoubtedly know something, forgot something, you will be interested to know something else … So turn on the Cinema and enjoy.
Born June 21, 1962 in Leningrad.
Father – Robert Maksimovich Tsoi – engineer. Mother – Valentina Vasilievna Guseva – physical education teacher. Continue reading
Interview with former Scorpions guitarist Michael Schenker, in which he talks about his first steps in his career, about the idols of youth, about guitars, as well as about his brother Rudolph. Sit back!
The first steps on the creative path
I have always been fond of music since I remember myself. From the age of 3 to 5, I loved to sing, expressed my love for rhythm by playing drums, well, I mean, in pots, and my father played the violin.
I remember the case when I was about 6 years old. Once, my family and I gathered for another holiday, and my father heard me playing something on the violin, and then he said: “Hey, show them, repeat what you just played!” Then I played something like a Jimmy Fox song. Continue reading
Rock music (Eng. Rock music) – the generalized name of many areas of music. The word “rock” – rocking – in this case indicates the rhythmic sensations characteristic of these directions associated with a certain form of movement, by analogy with “roll”, “twist”, “swing”, “shake”, etc. Such signs rock music, such as the use of electric musical instruments, creative self-sufficiency (rock musicians are characterized by the performance of their own compositions) are secondary and often misleading. For this reason, the belonging of some styles of music to rock is disputed. Rock is also a special subcultural phenomenon; subcultures such as fashion, hippies, punks, metallers, goths are inextricably linked with certain genres of rock music. Continue reading