General Links

Warner Brothers' Crimea Press Releases
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=88005
- 03/06/05: "The Crimea Catches Fire; Band to Release Debut Album; The Crimea to Support Billy Corgan on US Tour".
http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/050304/082099.html
- 04/03/05: "The Crimea Invades America! Album Debut, 'Tragedy Rocks,' Confirmed for Release".
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=73513
- 04/12/04: "The Crimea Release New EP; CMJ Appearances Confirmed".


http://www.krtu.org/sound_check/March2005.pdf
- Sound Check mag issue March 2005 featuring a review of the Lottery Winners On Acid EP.

http://www.teatanonline.com/TEATAN_Concerts/Crimea_050308_BB/Concert_Crimea01P_050308BB_Teatan.html
- Photos of The Crimea playing the Bower Ballroom on 8/3/05 from Teatan Photography.

http://www.adriapetty.com/crimea_photographs.htm
http://www.adriapetty.com/crimea_epk.htm
- Director Adria Petty's photos of the band recording their music videos, and her currently unavailable ten minute electronic press kit for the band.

http://teenmusic.about.com/od/toppicks/tp/bestbetsjune05b.htm
- Tragedy Rocks US version making number two in About.com's top nine CDs of 2005.

http://www.ewradio.co.uk/p2p-crimea.php
- Owen Hopkin gives his views on file sharing in an interview with Emerald Wizard Radio.

http://myspace.com/thecrimea
- The Crimea's official MySpace.com profile featuring music streams, gig listings and Davey's official blog.

http://www.bsacc.co.uk/BSACC%20WEB%20PICS/BSACC3.pdf
- Blank Stares And Cricket Claps issue three featuring an interview with Owen Hopkin, conducted before the death of John Peel and scarily talking about what life would be like without him.

http://www.screenagers.pl/index.php?service=interviews&action=show&id=13
http://www.screenagers.pl/index.php?service=news&action=show&id=359
- A great interview with Davey from Screenagers, along with some news on the UK album.

http://www.simbioticstore.com/doubledragon/
- Double Dragon Music's online store selling copies of the WRG single.

http://www.redpenguin.net/bandphotos/crimea.php
- Six pics of the band playing V 2004.

http://online.wsj.com/public/article/0,,SB111102511477881964-f5v21GOS4f4np_BPtRueAmEt0qY_20050416,00.html?mod=tff_article
- "Freeebiiirrd". The Crimea's first ever front page article, curtosey the Wall Street Journal.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/newmusic/sxsw/huw_blog.shtml
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/onemusic/huw/sxsw_gallery.shtml?select=06
- Huw Stephens' Radio 1 blog on the SXSW Festival featuring an entry on The Crimea and some pics of them (click the next button to see the rest).

http://www.thelisten.net/record/2005/02/lottery_winners.html
- Crimea gig news from The Listen.

http://imageevent.com/houghmartin/gigsthings/thecrimeainnewyork
- Pics by Martin Hough of The Crimea playing Club Plain in NYC.

http://blog.livedoor.jp/redcabreescoty/archives/15638019.html
- Something about The Crimea from a, erm, foreign site. Mentions WRG and Elvis Costello. Hehehe... (read below link to find out why).

http://www.torr.org/blog/2005/02/crimea-added-to-ash-bravery-tour.html
http://www.filter-mag.com/news/interior.2135.html
- News on the Crimea / Ash tour from the Torr blog, worth a read for the comments alone, mirrored on Filter Mag's site.

http://www.anrworldwide.com/
- An article on The Crimea signing with Warners from A&R Worldwide (scroll along the artist's pics and click the band's one).

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml;sessionid=J2CXD54V2OFF3QFIQMGSM5WAVCBQWJVC?xml=/arts/2005/01/06/bmneilmc06.xml&secureRefresh=true&_requestid=57246
- The Crimea feature as part of the Telegraph's look at 2005's most promising new acts.

http://www.contactmusic.com/new/artist.nsf/0/FB69B5A440F5D64280256F500054D916!opendocument&bio=full
- A biography on the band from Contact Music.

http://www.warchildmusic.com/feature.asp?featureID=feat33
- War Child Music's Crimea bio and link to their exclusive charity single download of Someone's Crying.

http://www.wwd.com/notavailable/archive?target=/search/article/16716
- An interview/article on The Crimea and their KCRW session from Womans Wear Daily. It's only available to subscribers but is mirrored here.

http://www.candccustomdrums.com/artists.html
- Some info on Owen's drumkit from it's providers C&C Custom Drums website.

http://scrapie.datasnake.co.uk/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=33
- A few pics of the band playing V 2004.

http://thestreetnetwork.sparkart.com/crimea/
- The Crimea's official street team from The Street Network.

http://kcrw.com/cgi-bin/db/kcrw.pl?show_code=mb&air_date=10/15/04&tmplt_type=show
- An archived stream of The Crimea's eight song live session for KCRW. Free music baby!

http://www.bandbuilder.com/thecrimea/
- Warner Bros Records / Double Dragon Music's official Lottery Winners On Acid EP mini-site with streaming previews of each track.

http://www.efestivals.co.uk/festivals/bands.php?BandID=2920
- E-Festival's Crimea page, currently featuring pics of them at V 2004 and the Ambient Picnic festival.

http://www.musicchoice.co.uk/vfestival/crimea.html
- Music Choice's Crimea bio, advertising their appearance on the Music Choice stage at 2004's V Festival.

http://www.virginmobilelouder.com/live/index.php?page_id=20&subtitle=Saturday&h3_subtitle=Music%20Choice%20Stage&band_id=150
- Crimea bio on the Virgin Mobile Louder website, also advertising their appearance at 2004's V Festival.

http://www.timesleader.com/mld/timesleader/entertainment/9148315.htm
- Perry Watts-Russel (The Crimea's new record label, Warner Bros' main A&R guy) gives away more than he possibly should have on his future plans for the band in this "Day in a life" article for TimesLeader.com (read from 8.45 - 11pm).

http://www.timesandstar.co.uk/news/viewarticle.asp?id=111877
- An article on Andy Stafford by his home county's newspaper the Times & Star.

http://www.soundnation.net/article.php?a=43
- Sound Nation's article on The Crimea's record deal with Warner Brothers.

http://www.zobbel.de/cluk/CLUK_C3.HTM
- Peak UK chart possitions for Crimea singles from Chart Log UK.

http://rateyourmusic.com/view_albums?artist_id=15015
- Rate Your Music's Crimea ratings and reviews page.

http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&uid=UIDSUB020406011157362066&sql=B0sngtq6zzu4a
- All Music Guide's profile of the band.

http://doubledragonmusic.com
http://doubledragonmusic.com/crimea/
- The Crimea's former record label Double Dragon's site, featuring a bio streams of the White Russian Galaxy single, and their download of Baby Boom.

http://web.pitas.com/stopthenoise/07_05_2004.html
- Stop The Noise's news about Tragedy Rocks.

http://www.thecall.co.uk/Images/Photo%20Gallery/Leicester2/index.htm
- Photos from The Call's website of The Crimea playing Leicester's Shed in May 2004.

http://64.91.229.66/~screenag/index.php?service=artists&action=show&id=61
- The Screenager's biography of The Crimea.

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/thecrimea
- CD Baby's Tragedy Rocks album purchase page, including a biography and numerous album track streams.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/onemusic/documentaries/texas412p01.shtml
- A stream of The Texas Chequebook Massacre, a BBC radio documentary featuring The Crimea.

http://www.soundofviolence.net/groupe.php?id=48
- French website Sound Of Violence's profile on The Crimea.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cymru/radiocymru/c2/dewis/090304.shtml
- Stuff in Welsh about The Crimea by Radio Wales' Huw Stephens.

http://www.wanadoodiscoveries.com/gb/artiste3.html
- The Wanadoo Discoveries competition profile of the Crimea, including a stream of Bombay Sapphire Coma.

http://www.sxsw.com/music/showcases/pages/2954.html
- South By Southwest's profile of the band, including a download of Isobelle.

http://www.radio.plus.com/
- Baby Boom John Peel and Session In Wales session version MP3s.

http://community.webshots.com/album/102329196yXqWQI
- Animalmuppet's collection of Crimea photos.

http://www.polytonic.co.uk/melody/410289_The-Crimea-Lottery-Winners-On-Acid.htm
- An excellent polyphonic Lottery Winners On Acid ringtone.

http://www.hol.org.uk/ewr/lyrics-search4.php?string=The%20Crimea
- Crimea song lyrics by Emerald Wizard Radio.

http://johnbown.com
- Photographer John Bown's official site, containing many pictures of Crimea gigs.

http://www.livejournal.com/users/soulfluff/195962.html
http://www.soulfluff.com/photos/crimea/sugarclub/
- Iona Bateman's backstage pics of The Crimea supporting the Stereophonics in Ireland, and of their gig in Dublin in March 2004.

http://www.nokia-ringtones.org.uk/the_crimea
- A Crimea ringtone from Nokia-Ringtones.org.uk. Search for their polyphonic version to get a much nicer sounding one.

http://www.totalmusicwales.co.uk/site2003/new_releases.htm
- Total Music Wales' Crimea tour news.

http://www.soundsxp.com/101.shtml
http://www.soundsxp.com/295.shtml
- News of The Crimea's November 2003 "Van On Fire" tour and stuff about Julz's departure in December 2003 from SoundsXP.

http://boobytraprecords.co.uk
- Boobytrap Record's official site, record label for third Crimea single Baby Boom.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/alt/wales/in_session/030904the_crimea.shtml
- Streams of The Crimea's session for Radio 1's Session In Wales. Also includes an interview with the band.

http://www.virtual-festivals.com/artists/profile.cfm?artistid=3796
- Crimea page from Virtual Festivals incl. 2 pics from Beautifuldays Festival.

http://www.thedigitaljedi.co.uk
- Pictures of The Crimea at the Beautifuldays Festival.

http://adamwalton.co.uk/mysterytour/show_article.php?to_show=193
- An article on Fame Academy vs. The Crimea by Adam Walton.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cymru/radiocymru/c2/cysylltiadau/artistiaid.shtml
- A small biography of the band by C2.

http://www.medwaymusic.net/mme/index.html
- A review of The Crimea playing the 45 Club in Febuary. Download the March issue to read it.

http://www.geocities.com/adienunn/crimea0503.htm
- Photos of The Crimea playing Brixton Windmill, May 2003 by Adie Nunn.

http://www.xfm.co.uk/article.asp?id=12761
- Recordings of The Crimea's session for XFM including LWOA, Fred Flintstone and WRG.

http://icwales.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/1250today/content_objectid=13044677_method=full_siteid=50082_headline=-Crimea:-We-can-crack-it-name_page.html
- An interview with Owen Hopkin by Rachel Mainwaring.

http://www.get-me.to/ctc
- Crocketts Tab Center, for all you Crimea tab needs.

http://thecrimea.20megsfree.com
- A new Crimea website by Janie Vegas.

http://www.geocities.com/crocketts_archive
- Newly updated, the Crocketts Archive is back as a beautiful Crimea site.

http://www.dosomethingpretty.com/newsarchive_april03.htm#crimea
http://www.dosomethingpretty.com/newsarchive_january.htm#thecrimea

- News on the second tour and single, and the Peel Session, from the Do Something Pretty Fanzine.

http://www.drownedinsound.com/bands.php?id=4651
http://www.drownedinsound.com/article.php?id=5943

- Drownedinsound's profile of The Crimea, and some updates on the band.

http://www.popex.com/profiles/crimea
- Popex's profile of The Crimea.

Links are in order of date added.