Hailing from Stary Oskol, Russia, B-Boy Tronik & Arktika are musical projects producing tight dance grooves as well as downtempo beats and killer productions of all styles. From breaks to epic trance, to electo, freestyles hip hop to straight euro trance and even pop, Artyom Tiunov, the lead musician/producer of the both groups has been acclaimed in several genres to date for both his original recordings to his remixing capabilites. Another band member is Salma Shamy, stunning lyric creator from USA. Yeah, sometimes guys from different countries collaborate to produce music.
Drawing on a love of old school breakdance as well as dope dance, breakbeat, epic melodies and warm ambient sounds, there is little question as to why BBT & Arktika has topped the mp3.com charts this month in his respective genres. Track "Play This Tune at Full Blast" which was produced along with DJ Forward, made it up to #37 on the MP3.com Electronic Charts and #2 on the Breakbeat chart in March 2003. This is just one of several songs that have made the top 10 on the MP3.com charts in their respective genres.
BT, Chicane, Way Out West, Hybrid, Ferry Corsten, Darude, Dallas Superstars, Above & Beyond, Darren Tate, Enigma, Dead Can Dance, Karunesh, Chris Spheeris, Delirium, Enya, Primal Instinct, Cosmosis, Astral Projection, Yahel, Warp Brothers, Cirrus, Lunatic Calm, Goon, The Crystal Method, Paul Oakenfold, Dylan Rhymes, Sigmatibet, Omar Santana, Freestylers, DJ Punk Roc, Kurtis Mantronik, Junkie XL, The Prodigy, Chemical Brothers, Monkey Mafia, Asian Dub Foundation.