Alexander Viktorovich Kutikov (Russian: Александр Викторович Кутиков; 13 April 1952 in Moscow) is a Soviet/Russianrock musician, producer, and businessman. He was an avid fan of groups such as the Beatles during his secondary school years. He later became the bass-guitarist and one of the singers of the Soviet rock bandMashina Vremeni, from 1971 to 1976. The band was temporarily interrupted because of internal quarrels and compulsory military service of all bandmates, but was reunited in 1979 and stayed intact ever since. They became famous in the USSR and in Eastern Europe for composing the soundtrack of Dusha (Soul), released in 1981. He is also a president of the sound recordingcompany Sintez Records.