Archive for November, 2008

Skafandr – PChK

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Skafandr is a popular Russian band playing in the self-defined “metal-dub” style. Skafandr was formed in 1998 by Eugeniy Rybnikov, Yuriy Vitel, and Kirill Soloviyov in Saint Petersburg.

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Smash!! – Belle

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Smash!! was a Russian pop duo, consisting of black-haired Sergey Lazarev and blonde Vlad Topalov, founded in 2002. They sang mainly in English, and released their music in Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia. They were most popular among teenagers in Russia and Southeast Asia. The band split in 2005.

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Fabrika – Romantika

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Fabrika is a Russian pop girl group from Moscow. The group was formed from four girls who took part in the first season of the Russian talent show Star Factory in 2002 named Sati Kazanova, Irina Toneva, Alexandra Saveljeva, and Maria Alalykina. Igor Matvienko, the project’s director, became Fabrika’s producer. Fabrika finished second in the show. On November 5, 2003 Fabrika released their first and only album Devushki Fabrichnye.

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Serebro – Song # 1

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Serebro are a Russian trio, who finished third in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki with the song Song #1. The band was formed in 2006 by Maxim (Max) Fadeev, a prominent Russian music producer. Serebro was one of the most popular Russian bands in 2007. Serebro consists of three Russian women: Elena Temnikova, Olga Seryabkina and Marina Lizorkina.