Art-rock, post-rock, electronicacore - call 'em whatever you will - Meanwhile Back in Communist Russia may be about to (with your help!) get on daytime Radio One!
Radio 1 northerner deejay types Mark & Lard have been asking listeners to vote for the worst band name ever. And currently at number 1 are Kajagoogoo, closely followed by Meanwhile, Back in Communist Russia. With your support the band can win and get a track from their forthcoming album 'My Elixir : My Poison' which is out on Truck (on February 24th) played on primetime radio. To vote, click here.
In other Russians news, the band have been invited to play over in Moscow in April. They're extremely excited about this and are hoping to drag a dis-scribe along for a vodka-fuelled gonzo ride. In other news, the Russians' John Peel session goes out this Thursday (Jan 23rd). And the band play the following UK album launch shows...
21st @ Holywell Music Room, Oxford. 8.30pm. Booking: 0870 750 0659 / ocmevents.org
26th @ Union Chapel Studio Theatre, London
DiScuss: Why won't the BBC play good music and support non-corporate companies all the time anyway?