BrainStorm's story started in 1989 at Jelgava, the provincial town of Latvia. Life is about believing in miracles.. and celebrating life, of course! Soon after, their underclassman Māris Mihelsons also joined the band. And then in May 2004 stroke of the destiny took away one of them - in the car crash tragically died original bass player of BrainStorm - Muminsh (Gundars Mausevics). At the end of the year Latvian radio stations started to play the song "Tavas mājas manā azotē" (Under My Wing is Your Home), which was in the 1st place of the Latvian Airplay top for 9 weeks and became the biggest hit of 1996. Brainstorm or Prāta Vētra is a successful Latvian pop/rock band. The excited media praised Cowper's charismatic showmanship and vocal skills. In Latvian it translates as "Prāta Vētra". The title of the band was taken from what one old foreign lady said about their music, who characterized it as a "brainstorm". It may refer to:* The Brainstorm defence (1906) used in the trial of Harry K. Thaw for the murder of Stanford White, based on a British use of brainstorm as a form of insanity. “There is kind of innocence to BrainStorm’s sound, something that is unique to their culture or what I imagine is unique to their culture and that made them special to me,” Alex Silva. On 21st of August 2005, during their tour around Latvia, in the concert in Mežaparks, Brainstorm had a record audience number - 40,000 fans. Formed in the summer of 1989 by four former classmates - Renars Kaupers, Janis Jubalts, Gundars Mausevics and Kaspars Roga. It was also biggest audience in Latvia to attend a concert ever. Add to all this their role as supporters for Supergrass shows in Denmark and you'll see that that's not the story you expected to hear from Latvian band! The band's original name was Prata Vetra; Brainstorm is its English-language translation, adopted around the turn of the century, as the group's renown began to spread outside of Latvia. After all - Dylan and Stipe are two men who know…. It's so hard sometimes to find just one way out of five”. But still it's not about the names, souls are on the same wave feeling friendly and having good time together. Not to be confused with the heavy metal band Brainstorm from Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia. BrainStorm's next release All Is Just A Way As You Like It was one of the first albums in Latvia to go Gold, but that was just the beginning…, In 1998 the first international single Under My Wing was recorded at the Maryland studio in Germany. Soon after, their underclassman Maris Mihelsons also joined the band. The band became popular internationally in 2000, when they finished third Eurovision Song Contest with the song "My Star". In June of 2013 BrainStorm played in the “Glastonbury Festival” and so became the first band from the Baltics to be playing in this world known festival. In memory of dear friend Muminsh and faith in what is band’ s calling BrainStorm decided to continue. Both are from the western Latvian port city of Liepāja, which is famous for its… …   Wikipedia, Dabasu Durovys — Durovys Background information Origin Latvia Genres Latgalian positive rock Indie rock …   Wikipedia, Eurovision Song Contest 2003 — Infobox Eurovision name = Eurovision Song Contest 2003 theme = Magical Rendez vous final = Start date|2003|05|24 presenters = Marie N Renārs Kaupers conductor = director = Sven Stojanovic host = flagicon|LAT Latvijas Televīzija venue = Skonto… …   Wikipedia, We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Brainstorm (Latvian band), a pop/rock band Brainstorm (German band), a power metal band Brainstorm (American band), a funk and R&B band Brainstorm, a rapper with Brothers Grym; Brainstorm, one of the pseudonyms used by the musician Moby; Albums. Soon after, their underclassman Māris Mihelsons also joined the band. Who could imagine 2 years ago we will make photos with Anton Corbijn or do records with Alex Silva? Infobox musical artist Name = Brainstorm Img_capt = Brainstorm in Preiļi 2008 Img_size = Landscape = Background = group_or_band Origin = Jelgava, Latvian SSR, USSR Genre = Rock,Motif Rock Years_active = 1989-present Label = Microphone Records Brainstorm Records Associated_acts = Bi-2 URL = [http://www.brainstorm.lv/ brainstorm.lv] Current_members = Renārs Kaupers Jānis Jubalts Kaspars Roga Māris Mihelsons Past_members = Gundars Mauševics (deceased). And honestly, Dylan was just more or less repeating what Mike Stipe of "R.E.M." Their breakthrough was on 2000 with hit single “My Star” and followed by album “Among The Suns” (with releases in 18 countries, UK, Germany and Scandinavia including), album “Online” released in year 2001 stormed over Eastern Europe (Gold in Poland) and Scandinavia with ethereally dreamy and catchy melody “Maybe”. It was really worth it as at the end of the year their hit Under My Wing, after nine weeks (including Christmas week!) The most popular song from that album is "Ziema" (Winter), which has also a video. In 2004 Brainstorm and a well-known Russian band Bi-2 recorded the song "Skol'zkie Ulitsy" (Slippery Streets), which was included on their album "Inomarki", released on 2nd of March, 2004 and which reached number 1 on radio charts in Latvia, Ukraine and Russia.In 2005 Brainstorm released their album Četri krasti. N …   Wikipedia, The Hobos — Infobox musical artist | Name = The Hobos Background = group or band Origin = Genre = Rock Years active = 1999 – present Label = Platforma Records URL = [http://www.thehobos.com Official Website] The Hobos are a Latvian rock group formed in 1991… …   Wikipedia, Tony Mansfield — (born 19 January 1955 in Wimbledon, London) is an English songwriter, musician and record producer. In 2004, one of the band founders died on the night between 22nd and 23rd of May in a tragic car accident on the highway between Riga and Jelgava - bassist Gundars Mauševics or as his friends called him - Mumiņš. 11 beautifully ethereal and dreamy songs full of fresh romance, bitter-sweet wit and sheer excitement. The most popular songs of this album were "Četri krasti", "Rudens" and "Pilots Tims". "What the hell he is doing in a place like that?" Art-directon, logo and pictures for the album sleeve and press were made by famous rock-photographer Anton Corbijn. The band was formed in the summer of 1989 in Jelgava, Latvian SSR by four former classmates - Renārs Kaupers, Jānis Jubalts, Gundars Mauševics and Kaspars Roga. To make album as great as they have always done with songs as good as they are writing for almost 10 years becoming the most successful band from Baltic region ever. It’s a band that doesn’t need any further explanations in their home country Latvia; a band that started in 1989 when five childhood friends formed it in their hometown Jelgava; a band that became internationally popular with the catchy and melodic ‘My Star’ after performed in Eurovision Song Contest in 2000; a band that easily fills their concert venues breaking records in Latvian … In 1999 Brainstorm released their fourth album Starp divām saulēm and first international album Among The Suns, which is the English version of "Starp divām saulēm". The lineup includes Renars Kaupers, Gundras Mausevics, Janis Jubalts, Maris Mihelsons, and Kaspars Roga. 140 issue of Metal … The band has just released its new single and video "Lantern", the first single from the new album due May 7. Only this time it must be even better. BrainStorm:Renārs Kaupers (Reynard Cowper) - lead vocal, guitarKaspars Roga (Nick Rogue) - drums, percussionsMāris Mihelsons (Mike Minolta) - keyboards, accordion, tambourine, piano, back vocalJānis Jubalts (Magic) - guitar, back vocalGundars Mauševics (Muminsh) - bass guitar, back vocal, "There is this beautiful thing that great bands have something… Identity and I think BrainStorm has that,” Anton Corbijn. The lead single "Thunder Without Rain" became popular in most of Europe and had a big airplay on MTV Europe and VH1 Europe. The second single "Waterfall" also achieved success, the video for which was shot in Finland. Their song "My Star" got the 3rd place among more than 20 contestants. 1 on radio charts in Latvia and Ukraine and Russia. The title “Four Shores” underlines the sore place where BrainStorm has been placed after loosing the original band member and soulmate Muminsh in tragic car crash last May. BrainStorm for several years is the biggest band of the native Latvia, latest 3 records they made and “Best Of” has reached Platinum status on sales, every radio single goes straight to #1 on airplays, they gather several prizes each time nominated for Latvian Music Awards, they play as big crowds as tiny Latvia can gather and closing concert of their latest Latvian … In 1997 BrainStorm signed to Microphone Records (EMI Licensee in the Baltic countries) and it has been impossible to stop them ever since. Through the years knowing each other and making music together already fourteen years (they were 15 years old when formed the band) the chemistry between guys has created the atmosphere of the real family: “Good old family thing, in this case just five fathers together. The band was formed in the summer of 1989 in Jelgava, Latvia by four former classmates – Renārs Kaupers, Jānis Jubalts, Gundars Mauševics and Kaspars Roga. Frailty is a Latvian doom metal band from Rīga, Latvia, formed in 2003, creating and performing dark and disturbing sounds of melancholy and… Jumprava 7,187 listeners BrainStorm by the end of 2004/beginning of 2005 has done recording of 7th studio album with producer Alex Silva with whom band recorded 2 songs on previous album. Brainstorm released their first single, "Jo Tu Nâc" (Because You Come), in late 1992, around the same time that they finished ninth at the Latvian … At the beginning of 2006 Brainstorm released an English verse of Četri krasti - Four Shores. The next step to success was signing a contract with Microphone Records, one of the biggest record companies of Latvia and releasing the next album, "Viss ir tieši tā kā tu vēlies" (Everything's the Way You Want It) in 1997. It's the great indie-pop of "Online" (that's the title of new album) we're getting instead. Their breakthrough was on 2000 with hit single “My Star” and followed by album “Among The Suns” (with releases in 18 countries, UK, Germany and Scandinavia including), album “Online” released in year 2001 stormed over Eastern Europe (Gold in Poland) and Scandinavia with ethereally dreamy and catchy melody “Maybe”. Only Mike Minolta (accordion and keyboards) was one year younger, and that's why he joined the gang several months later. In 2004 Brainstorm and a well-known Russian band Bi-2 recorded the song "Skol'zkie Ulitsy" (Slippery Streets), which was included on their album "Inomarki", released on 2nd of March, 2004 and which reached number 1 on radio charts in Latvia, Ukraine and Russia. The most popular songs of the album were "Viss ir tieši tā kā tu vēlies", "Mans draugs" (My Friend), "Neatgriešanās" (No Return) and "Tavas mājas manā azotē". After this came their first album, "Vairāk nekā skaļi" (More than Loud) 1993. Brainstorm (Latvian: Pr?ta V?tra) is a successful Latvian pop/rock band. In 2004 BrainStorm in collaboration with well-known Russian band Bi-2 recorded a song „Skolzkije Ulici“ (Slippery Streets) that was featured in „Bi-2“ album … BrainStorm for several years is the biggest band of the native Latvia, latest 3 records they made and Best Of has reached Platinum status on sales, every radio single goes straight to #1 on airplays, they gather several prizes each time nominated for Latvian Music Awards, they play as big crowds as tiny Latvia can gather and … 1) BrainStorm is a band from Latvia (also known as Pr?ta V?tra) The beginning of BrainStorm is dated with year 1989 even thought the seeds was found already when singer Ren?rs and drummer Nick danced and sang together around Christmas tree at kindergarten and later on all members of the band sang the same lines at the choir … The experience of being citizen of Latvia who has been raised up in former Soviet Union and being witnesses of so called “iron curtain” and Latvia’ s return into Europe has made unique musical influence and background for the members of the band that reflects and goes through the music BrainStorm makes. Brainstorm (12) Profile: German heavy metal band from Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg formed 1989. After extensively touring Europe for the remaining part of 2000, at the beginning of 2001 recording sessions of follow up to their last years success with "My Star" single and "Among The Suns" album (released in 18 countries, including UK, Scandinavia, Germany, etc.) Challenges, contradictions, stereotypes and difficulties for those guys can even be called as blessing – as they want to break them, get over them and prove it is possible to make what they have in mind. Soon after this, the band was awarded Grand Prix of the Karlshamn music fest in Sweden. Who could imagine 2 years ago we will make photos with Anton Corbijn or do records with Alex Silva? Infobox musical artist Name = Brainstorm Img capt = Brainstorm in Preiļi 2008 Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = Jelgava, Latvian … The band was formed in the summer of 1989 in Jelgava, Latvian SSR by four former classmates - Renārs Kaupers, Jānis Jubalts, Gundars Mauševics and Kaspars Roga. For making of their 6th studio album “A Day Before Tomorrow” that was 3rd album for international release BrainStorm teamed with 2 producers – Echo award winner Alex Silva (his credits include successful work on Herbert Grönemeyer’ s album “Mensch”, Suede, e.t.c.) 2012 During the summer of 2012 BrainStorm toures in native Latvia gathering 89 500 people in 7 dates. The touch of the Muminsh lives through the new songs as the band started writing the songs for new album before the tragedy. Brainstorm is no doubt a most successful Latvian pop/rock band ever. In August of 2000, after more than 10-years of performing, The best of the Brainstorm '89-'99 was released that included band's most popular, interesting and unreleased songs. Brain­storm (Lat­vian: Prāta Vētra) is a Lat­vian pop/rock band. In Latvia, the most popular song of this album was "Spogulīt, spogulīt" (Mirror, mirror), which contains the lines of the fairytale about Snow White by Brothers Grimm. Bob Dylan was touring Sweden and being bored between shows watched telly in his hotel. For making of their 6th studio album “A Day Before Tomorrow” that is 3rd album for international release BrainStorm teamed with 2 producers – Echo award winner Alex Silva (his credits include successful work on Herbert Grönemeyer’ s album “Mensch”, Suede, e.t.c.) But sooner or later it is time to go into international music scene and BrainStorm can be called ice-breakers in this field by being if not first that for sure one of the first band’ s from Eastern Europe to enter Western music market. 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