Pop Folk

Folk music has had major influence on today’s popular Eurasian songs. However, modern influence has also been felt on contemporary folk as well. Pop folk is a genre that is still recognizably folk at its core, but sung in an updated style that usually borrows from rock, electronic, pop, or estrada.

Languages: Search for pop-folk or pop-folk-influenced music performed in Uzbek, Kyrgyz, or Tatar, or in Russian or Ukrainian, or in Baltic or Caucasian languages.

Sultan Sadyraliev / Султан Садыралиев

Sultan Sadyraliev (Султан Садыралиев) is a contemporary Kyrgyz–Kazakh pop singer. He sings in both languages, though more often Kyrgyz. Sadyraliev has been on the Kyrgyz music scene for several years; he has been consistently appearing on Kyrgyz radio hit parade lists from 2012 or so. He is unique among current Kyrgyz singers in part because […]

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