Darude Tag

Who could ever forget the year 1999, the year that Finnish DJ/trance producer and 'Sandstorm' legend Darude (real name Toni-Ville Henrik Virtanen) came bursting onto today's electronic dance music scene. His epic trance track has become one of the most iconic tracks to define trance as a genre - and, in fact, electronic dance music as a whole. Even though

Finnish kingpin Darude has had an extremely busy summer, standing in the middle of his "Endless Summer" tour at the moment, which takes him all around Europe, Australia, and North America. In addition to his intense touring schedule, Darude has put out a brand new dance floor killer. Showing his affinity for the harder side of electronic music, Darude teamed up

Trance Energy, the largest, world-renowned trance festival makes its long-awaited return to Tomorrowland this year, and in tandem, comes with a brand-new double-sided album. Czech DJ/Producer ReOrder was given the honor of compiling and mixing over 20 of today's newest and best trance tunes, while legendary Belgian act Svenson & Gielen had the pleasure of compiling over 20 of yesterday's iconic

With almost two decades of an increasingly impressive play index, Darude's "Sandstorm" has earned him over 17 million hits and a surefire spot as one of EDM's most theatrical records. Released earlier this week, Australia's own Sydney Youth Orchestra has taken matters into their own hands and altered Darude's track to orchestral levels. A portion of their set entitled IGNITE, where musicians execute throwback