Category Archives: Pop

ЕЛЕНА ТЕМНИКОВА – НЕ МОДНЫЕ (House/Dance – Russia)

Russian singer/songwriter Elena Temnikova (Елена Темникова) shared her third released in less than two years a couple of months ago on April 27th. Despite its title, TEMNIKOVA III – Не Модные, this is actually her first full-length album, and just like her two previous EPs it is self-produced and self-released. Although “Не Модные” literally translates as “not fashionable”, the title track combines very forward-looking arrangements inspired by deep house, R&B-infused beats and catchy pop vocals.


Temnikova came to prominence as one of the three members of Russian pop outfit Serebro, which represented Russia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007. After placing third in the contest, the band rapidly became one of the most successful artists in Russia. At the height of her fame with Serebro, Elena Temnikova decided to leave the outfit and start her solo career, releasing a few singles which set the tone for her new sound. Her EPs TEMNIKOVA I and TEMNIKOVA II, released in 2016 and 2017, included songs ranging from vigorous dance numbers, to soulful ballads, introspective deep house and urban R&B.

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МАКС БАРСКИХ – СДЕЛАЙ ГРОМЧЕ (Club/Pop – Ukraine)

Ukrainian singer songwriter Макс Барских (also written as Max Barskyh) recently shared his new single “Сделай Громче”.

Макс Барских - Сделай Громче     

Max Barskih made his debut when he was only 18 years old, performing on the Ukrainian talent show “Fabrika Zirok 2” (Star Factory 2). He released his debut album in 2009 and in 2010 he was nominated the best performer on the Ukrainian version of MTV Europe Music Awards. Since then he has released three more albums and gained immense popularity in Ukraine, Russia and the CIS nations.

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KAROL G – PINEAPPLE (Pop/Latin – Colombia)

Colombian singer-songwriter and queen of reggaeton Karol G is back in action. After the overwhelming success of her very sexy tune “Pineapple”, she recently shared her brand new single “Mi Cama”.


“Mi Cama” is Karol G’s second single since releasing her debut album Unstoppable last year. That record earned her a Billboard nomination and spawned hits such as “Ahora Me Llama” featuring Bad Bunny and “Hello” with Ozuna.

No info has filtered as to whether these two songs will be part of a new album from Ms G. Stay in the loop via Facebook and listen to more music on SoundCloud. Buy on

LO-FANG – LIGHT YEAR (Soul/Pop – US)

Matthew Jordan Hemerlein, better known by the stage name Lo-Fang, is a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles. A classically trained musician, he plays the piano, cello, guitar and violin on his debut album, Blue Film, released in 2014 via British indie label 4AD.

Lo-Fang - Light Year     

Hemerlein conceived and wrote the album while travelling around the world and across the United States over a period of three years. He polished his dreamy, mid-tempo tunes with the help of Gotye producer François Tetaz.

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TRACEY THORN – SISTER (Alt/Pop – UK)

UK songstress Tracey Thorn‘s new single “Sister” is out now. The song features Corinne Bailey Rae and Warpaint and it comes with remixes by Andrew Weatherall.

It’s the second single from Thorn’s brand new album Record. This eight-minute feminist groove anthem features guest appearances from Corinne Bailey Rae and Warpaint’s Jenny (bass) and Stella (drums). It’s out on Merge Records in North America and Unmade Road/Caroline in the rest of the world.

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