Total may refer to multiple acts: 1. Total is a British experimental/noise project formed in 1984 by Matthew Bower after the break up of Pure. Originally industrial oriented, Bower received occasional help from members of Ramleh and Ake. But towards the later 1980's the sound became more guitar oriented, and a group was formed which was name Skullflower, which ended Total.
Linda is a russian singer performing trip-hop with ethnic influences. She was born on April 29, 1975 in Kentau, Kazakhstan. Her real name is Svetlana Geyman. Linda's family has later moved to Togliatti, then to Moscow, Russia.
Maksim "Max” Fadeev (Russian: Максим Александрович "Макс" Фадеев) was born on May 6, 1968 in Kurgan, Russia. At the age of 5 he went to music school in Kurgan. Already at 15 he joined Kurgan Institute of Music on two faculties simultaneously: conductor-choir and piano.
Монокини (Monokini) is a young Russian female pop-singer having been around since 2001. What distinguishes her music from the number of other Russian pop-stars is the sorrowful mood which is prevailing as well as lyrcs full of desperation. The music combines elements of many electronic styles, for instance, trance what's mostly noticing in the song entitled "Ветер" ("The Wind").
«Маша и медведи» (Masha and the Bears) is a russian rock group formed in 1997. In 1996 Маша Макарова gives demo versions of her songs to Олег Нестеров, who then becomes her producer. In 1997 she finds musicians for future work and they make two music videos «Любочка» и «Без Тебя». In 1998 on Extraphone records they release their first album «Солнеклёш». The group becomes very popular.
Angelica Varum is one of the most famous and loved singers in Russia. She was born on May 26, 1969 in a Ukrainian city of Lviv into a family of a composer Yuri Varum and a theater director Galena Shapovalova. Angelica’s career as a solo singer began in 1991 when she released her first album Goodbye, My Boy (“Good Bye, moi malchik”).
Yulia Savicheva (Юлия Савичева) is a popular Russian singer. She was born on February 14, 1987 in Kurgan, Russia. Music is Julia's passion and both of her parents are musicians. After graduating from music school, her mother worked as a music school teacher for 12 years. Her father is a drummer.
Наталья Игоревна Ветлицкая is russian pop singer (born August 17 1964 in Moscow). In 2002 Наталья Ветлицкая and Tee Smith, resident of popular music club «Ministry of Sound», made dance remix «Mama Loka», which became popular on some British radio stations.
ВИА Гра (VIA Gra) is a female pop group from Ukraine formed in 2000. Produced by well-known Constantin Meladze (brother of famous Russian singer Валерий Меладзе (Valery Meladze)). Released in English as Nu Virgos.
Born Oksana Pochepa (Russian: Оксана Почепа), Akula is a Russian pop artist and model that first began her career at the young age of 13 as a member of Maloletka (lit. Underaged. "Jailbait"). This is where she took the pseudonym Акула (Akula, meaning "Shark") which she continued to in the future once she kicked off her solo career.