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").
Glukoza is the name of a female vocalist and her musical project. Natasha Ionova was born in the small town of Povolzhie on June 7, 1986. She and her elder sister were used to travelling a lot with their parents.
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”).
Serebro is the Russian girls-band, created by Max Fadeev in 2006. Current line-up includes Olga Seryabkina, Daria Shashina and Polina Favorskaya. Original band leader was Lena Temnikova, who decided to leave the band in May 2014.
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.
Valeriy Shotayevich Meladze (Russian: Валерий Шотаевич Меладзе, Georgian: ვალერი მელაძე) is a Russian singer of Georgian descent. Meladze and Nu Virgos girl group were bestowed the title of the Best Duo of the Year at 2004 Russian Music Awards. On June 2, 2006 Meladze won the 4th MUZ-TV Music Award as the Best Performer of the Year.
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.
Винтаж (Vintazh) is a Russian pop group formed in 2006 by the singer Anna Pletnyova, musican Alexei Romanov and the dancer Mia, who was replaced by Svetlana Ivanova (later she left the group too). They have released 5 studio albums :
- Криминальная любовь (Kriminal'naya Lyubov' - Criminal Love - 2007)