Triangle Sun is a Russian lounge/downtempo music project featured on Cafe Del Mar, Buddha Bar and many more. You can often hear their music playing on social events at restaurants and radio stations. Usually they give concerts at musical festivals, private events in private nightclubs, at the places where you can find the connoisseurs of live electronic music.
The history of the band started when Aleksandr Knyazev began with his enthusiasm for acoustic guitar, at that time he was a student of psychological faculty. His passion for music quickly went beyond love to one instrument and went further to interest in electronic music in overall. Aleksandr did not perform cover versions to famous compositions; he started writing music himself. The young composer has entrusted texts and vocal execution to vocalist-keyboard player Vadim Kapustin. And finally musician Garik Gagarin arrived to the collective and finished the formation of the band. In 2004 Triangle Sun began the ascension on a musical stage. Same year they have won the Russian festival Cafe Del Mar Lounge. Then went to Spanish coast of Ibiza to play in world famous Cafe Del Mar (Ibiza) and won there too. The Russian acts were noticed by Cafe Del Mar Music label owners, who after deeper acquaintance with the creativity of the group have included the composition “Beautiful” in the thirteenth compilation. As a result, in summer 2005, Triangle Sun performed already as headliner at festival Parliament Lounge.
Thus, Triangle Sun became the first Russian band who entered series of compilations Cafe del Mar, and then also the first Russian band playing at festival Global Gathering 2007 in London.
The debut album of Triangle Sun under the name Diamond was released in September 2007 on Diamond Records. In 2009 guys have found their own musical label TSM, which specializes in musical production and promo for the band. In 2010 the collective reached and appreciable achievement by the fact that the largest world manufacturer of chocolate Mars licensed their track, called “Moments” as a sound track for the TVC of chocolate Dove on the American market. Same year managers of German division Sony music have included their composition “Diamond” in 9th vol. of Erotic lounge, among such musical collectives as Air, Tosca, Thievery corporation, Kruder and Dorfmeister, Jazzanova, Yanderboi, Blank&Jones, Groove Armada and many other well-known masters of international downtempo scene which figured throughout previous issues. The release has taken place in October, 2010. In 2011 French label, Wagram has included a composition “When you go forward” to the 13th volume of Buddha Bar compilation series.