Formed in the summer of 1989 by four former classmates - Renars Kaupers, Janis Jubalts, Gundars Mausevics and Kaspars Roga. It's so hard sometimes to find just one way out of five”. 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 … version - "Welcome to my country") reached the top of the Latvian radio charts shortly after release. One thing everyone needs to keep in mind about "BrainStorm" nowadays is that the great guitar driven indie-pop of "Among The Suns" is gone now. 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. We just changed our clothing of sound," - that's their comment and that's how it is. "My Star" got in almost every country's radio airplays, Among The Suns can be bought in many countries. Who could imagine 2 years ago we will make photos with Anton Corbijn or do records with Alex Silva? In September 1992 Brainstorm released their first single "Jo tu nāc" (Because You Come) and finished 9th in the most popular Latvian music contest, the "Michrophones" questionnaire. It's so hard sometimes to find just one way out of five”. They are mostly popular for their third place finish on Eurovision 2000. being at the peak of the Latvian Airplay chart became the best-selling single of year 1996. Their gala show of album support tour in Riga, Skonto Stadium was seen by 25 000 people . 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.) In memory of dear friend Muminsh and faith in what is band’ s calling BrainStorm decided to continue. One of the special times of year here is October, when the... During the Grand Music Award 2012 ceremony at the Latvian National Opera last night, accordionist Ksenija Sidorova received the "Outstanding Performance" award for performing solo in Erki Sven... Polish film director Sergei Loznitsa's feature film "In the Fog" has won the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, as film studio "Rija... © Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) 2 Perses Street, Riga, LV-1442 Latvia, Accordionist Ksenija Sidorova takes Grand Music Award 2012 for outstanding performance, "In the Fog", film shot in Latvia, takes FIPRESCI Prize at Cannes Film Festival. Life is about believing in miracles.. and celebrating life, of course! "BrainStorm" is back, and these are definitely good news for all of us. As to latest success in December 2003 BrainStorm got the awards for “the best pop video”(“A Day Before Tomorrow”) and “the best band” on Latvian Independent Television Music Awards. Anton Corbijn after working with BrainStorm says: “I can’t tell you how much I felt at home with them and felt we were all together trying to achieve something..” Producer Alex Silva also experience warm welcome into BrainStorm’ s world: “There is this uncomplicated thing about the band. Infobox musical artist Name = Brainstorm Img capt = Brainstorm in Preiļi 2008 Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = Jelgava, Latvian … Formed in 1976 in Detroit, Michigan (USA). Brainstorm (Latvian: Pr?ta V?tra) is a successful Latvian pop/rock band. All the concerts of this tour were sold in record time. The documentary reveals how the music group was and is influenced by the changing political and economical environment. 2001 was the year of Online album release or, in the Latvian version, - Kaķēns, kurš atteicās no jūrasskolas; "Maybe" from this album is Brainstorm's one of the most popular international compositions. and Steve Lyon (worked with Depeche Mode, paradise Lost, Reamonn, e.t.c.). Because of the vast popularity of Brainstorm members, they received offers to manage TV and radio shows and to take part in the musical performance of the theater Dailes - The Good Soldier Švejk, which became the most visited theater show in Latvia. 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. It was also biggest audience in Latvia to attend a concert ever. 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. Videos for both Under My Wing and Weekends Are Not My Happy Days singles have been play-listed by French music channel MCM. The excited media praised Cowper's charismatic showmanship and vocal skills. The guy was Reynard Cowper, spaghetti legged singer of Latvian group "BrainStorm", christened as 'the best (and most un-thypical) "Eurovision" band ever by late "Select" magazine. But cockie is one word to describe them all!”. Soon after, their underclassman Māris Mihelsons also joined the band. 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 … In 1997 BrainStorm signed to Microphone Records (EMI Licensee in the Baltic countries) and it has been impossible to stop them ever since. Meet a PropellerHead Casey Trujillo |Vice President, Sales Excellence. The video of the song was shot in Prague and it got into ethers of many countries of Europe. Harley-Davidson H.O.G. English: Brainstorm is a Latvian pop/rock band from Jelgava, formed in 1989. The album was recorded in Sweden and Denmark. 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. "Yeah, this guy definitely has it!" The band became popular internationally in 2000, when they finished third in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 with the song " My Star ". 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. Performing their newest song My Star (the first ever Latvian entry for Eurovision), BrainStorm got maximum votes from four countries (Estonia, Norway, Belgium, Finland), coming third at the final counting. Brainstorm: Between the Shores is a story of a cult Latvian band that have been together since childhood and as a band grown over 25 years alongside the country's history. 1 on radio charts in Latvia and Ukraine and Russia. Brainstorm released their album, On 21st of August 2005, during their tour around Latvia, in the concert in Mežaparks, Brainstorm had a record audience number - 40,000 fans. All kids say their dad can beat up other kids’ dads, but Casey Trujillo’s kids are right. 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. The lead single "Thunder Without Rain" became popular in the biggest part of Eastern Europe and had a big airplay on MTV Europe and VH1 Europe. All five singles of the album - "Puse no sirds" (Half of a heart), "Starp divām saulēm" (Among the suns), "Lec" (English version - "Try"), "Prom uz siltajām salām" (Eng. 2012 During the summer of 2012 BrainStorm toures in native Latvia gathering 89 500 people in 7 dates. But we are here and now and today - on a day before tomorrow – BrainStorm comes with album named “A Day Before Tomorrow” – the slideshow of life in 12 chapters called songs that shows band’ s piece of mind and heart, the way they think and feel about this world. The lineup includes Renars Kaupers, Gundras Mausevics, Janis Jubalts, Maris Mihelsons, and Kaspars Roga. The band has just released its new single and video "Lantern", the first single from the new album due May 7. The song may be downloaded at "www.eKase.lv". BrainStorm's story started in 1989 at Jelgava, the provincial town of Latvia. Disco funk band. 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 tour on 1st of September, 2003 gathered 25 000 big audience and beat the record of Skonto Stadium. "Eurovision" song contest's (held previous day at Stockholm) review was on. They received the MTV Europe Music award for Best Baltic Act in 2006. Prāta Vētra) is a successful Latvian pop/rock band. 585 likes. In autumn of 2012 they toured Russia in support of the album release there. The band became popular internationally in 2000, when they finished third Eurovision Song Contest with the song "My Star". Brainstorm released an English verse of, *Vairāk nekā skaļi (More than loud) (1993) *Vietu nav (No place) (1994) *Veronika (1996) *Viss ir tieši tā kā tu vēlies (Everything is exactly as you want) (1997) *Starp divām saulēm (Between two suns) (1999) *My Star (2000) *Among the Suns (2000) *Izlase '89-'99 (2000) *Kaķēns, kurš atteicās no jūrasskolas (The kitten who didn't want to give up : the band's traduction, otherwise it's : The kitten that refused to go to the sea-school, a Latvian expression that means "the kitten that refused to be drowned") (2001) *Online (2001) *Dienās, kad lidlauks pārāk tāls (The days when the airfield is too far) (2003) *A Day Before Tomorrow (2003) *Veronika (2004) *Četri krasti (2005) *Four Shores (2006) *Tur kaut kam ir jābūt (2008) *Fire Monkey (2008), * [http://www.brainstorm.lv/ Official website] * [http://www.pratavetra.ru/ Official russian website] ** [http://dmoz.org/Regional/Europe/Latvia/Arts_and_Entertainment/Music/Brainstorm/ dmoz.org], Brainstorm — is the mental process of developing and organizing ideas. This was followed by instant triumph at the Karlshamn (Sweden) festival where BrainStorm with their explosive stage show became the Grand Prix winners and the collective favorites. They released three albums. Six open-air concerts are planned during the "Brainstorm" summer tour of Latvia. Nobody, of course. Latviešu: Prāta Vētra ir Latvijas poproka grupa. 140 issue of Metal … The beginning of BrainStorm is dated with year 1989 even thought the seeds was found already when singer Reynard 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 of the school they all attended in their native city Jelgava, Latvia. The song they performed was “My Star”. The band also performed in Germany and the United Kingdom. After this came their first album, "Vairāk nekā skaļi" (More than Loud) 1993. and Steve Lyon (worked with Depeche Mode, paradise Lost, Reamonn, e.t.c.). After experimenting with alternative music, Brainstorm returned to mainstream music and released their next album "Veronika," which was very contemporary and popular with the teenage audience. have said after hearing their album "Among The Suns": "Their songwriting is really strong". Brainstorm is a German power metal band, formed in 1989 by guitarists Torsten Ihlenfeld and Milan Loncaric, and drummer Dieter Bernert, The band features lead singer Andy B. Franck, who is also noted for his other band, Symphorce.They are known to play a somewhat darker style of music than most power metal groups. Till now album has been released in the Baltic States, Greece, Turkey, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Belgium, Japan, Hong-Kong and Hungary by EMI affiliates, with numerous other countries (including UK and Germany/GSA) scheduled. "Brainstorm" par excellence it is…. 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. In 2004 BrainStorm and well known Russian band Би-2 have recorded together song “Скользкие улицы” which is included in new album of Би-2 “Иномарки” released on 2nd of March, 2004 and which has taken position nr. 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". Brainstorm (12) Profile: German heavy metal band from Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg formed 1989. 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. The band became popular internationally in 2000, when they finished third Eurovision Song Contest with the song "My Star". 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 … 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. Saying it short - it's a success that nobody from this region has been capable of succeeding before…, It was May 2000. Not that the boys have forgotten their guitars back at home. The band became popular internationally in 2000, when they finished third in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 with the song "My Star". 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. 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