Kategorie: darude

12. Februar 2019 Aus

Darude drops first of three possible Eurovision Song Contest entries on Armada Music: ‘Release Me’!

Von Scott Freedom

Shortly after accepting the invitation to represent Finland at Eurovision Song Contest 2019, multi-platinum-selling, award-winning DJ/producer Darude has launched the first of three possible entries for the globally renowned song contest. Together with the other two tracks, ‘Release Me’ will compete in UMK, Finland’s national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest entry. All three tracks […]

29. Januar 2019 Aus

DARUDE ANNOUNCED AS FINNISH ENTRY FOR THE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2019!

Von Scott Freedom

From ABBA to Celine Dion, the Eurovision Song Contest is an annual event steeped in history, celebrating the most diverse and exciting names from across the continent. You’ve heard the ubiquitously iconic ‘Sandstorm’, amongst others in an almost 20 year long career and now for 2019, Finland will be represented by Darude for this year’s […]

2. November 2018 Aus

Darude teams up with JVMIE for ‘Timeless’ classic in the making!

Von Scott Freedom

For his second release on Gareth Emery and Ashley Wallbridge’s Garuda imprint, Darude unleashes ‘Timeless’ alongside U.S. Billboard Top 2 artist JVMIE. After the success of the Finnish dance music star’s first Trance offering to Garuda, this brand-new single is set to achieve huge acclaim as JVMIE’s captivating vocals perfectly complement the legendary production. The […]

1. April 2018 Aus

The 10 Top EDM Songs Of All Time

Von Scott Freedom

Whether you want to believe that “EDM” is only big room house and what you hear on the radio, in this list we’re encapsulating all of EDM (house, techno, hardstyle, electro swing) and really whatever else you want to throw into the mix. Whether or not you agree with the top EDM songs of all

1. April 2018 Aus

The 10 Top EDM Songs Of All Time

Von Scott Freedom

Whether you want to believe that “EDM” is only big room house and what you hear on the radio, in this list we’re encapsulating all of EDM (house, techno, hardstyle, electro swing) and really whatever else you want to throw into the mix. Whether or not you agree with the top EDM songs of all

1. April 2018 Aus

The 10 Top EDM Songs Of All Time

Von Scott Freedom

Whether you want to believe that “EDM” is only big room house and what you hear on the radio, in this list we’re encapsulating all of EDM (house, techno, hardstyle, electro swing) and really whatever else you want to throw into the mix. Whether or not you agree with the top EDM songs of all

2. Februar 2018 Aus

DARUDE DELIVERS THE FIRST RELEASE ON REVAMPED GARUDA IMPRINT TITLED ‘SURRENDER’ ALONGSIDE ASHLEY WALLBRIDGE!

Von Scott Freedom

Marking the first release on Gareth Emery and Ashley Wallbridge’s revamped Garuda imprint, Darude unveils his anticipated collaboration ‘Surrender’ alongside Ashley Wallbridge and rising talent FOUX. With a rich label history honing a catalogue of releases from the likes of Ferry Corsten and Above & Beyond, Darude introduces the revamped label with a signature Trance […]

27. Dezember 2017 Aus

Darude Reveals The Story Behind ‘Sandstorm’ During Recent Interview

Von Scott Freedom

“Sandstorm” may very well be one of the most iconic songs in the history of dance music. Ever since its release in 1999, Darude’s “Sandstorm” has been one of the most played songs. “Sandstorm” received another wave of attention once the song reached the meme culture with the ever-so-popular “dudududu” phrase. In the video by

24. August 2017 Aus

Darude Is Delivering A Helicopter Ride To 1 Lucky Fan At Dancefestopia

Von Scott Freedom

Giving one lucky Darude fan the chance to arrive at this year’s Dancefestopia Festival in spectacular fashion, Darude unveils a brand new contest to join him in the sky via a helicopter ride before his set on September 10th ! Providing a birds eye view of the on-site action overlooking the beautiful Missouri River, the

2. August 2017 Aus

Darude is BACK; teams with Zac Waters for a trance HEATER

Von Scott Freedom

If you are even the slight bit of an EDM fan, you’ve heard the name Darude. His track “Sandstorm” could possibly be the most recognizable track in the history of dance music. Well the Dutch DJ is back after a long hiatus away to team up with Melbourne star Zac Waters on “Singularity”. “Singularity” is a

25. Mai 2017 Aus

Throwback Thursday Playlist…1996-2000’s Top 50 Electronic Music Tracks

Von Scott Freedom

Today is Throwback Thursday and we got our 2nd weekly #TBT playlist! Each playlist will be completely different each week. We will be going by time frames, genres, artists, best of’s, and many more different themes for this so make sure to keep checking in every Thursday! For our 2nd #ThrowbackThursday playlist, I went back to where I

4. Oktober 2016 Aus

Darude Booed During TwitchCon For Not Playing ‘Sandstorm’

Von Scott Freedom

When Darude was invited to DJ at TwitchCon, many of his fans were anxiously awaiting him playing “Sandstorm” and continue living out one of their favorite memes. The set kicked off just as planned with a packed crowd, but things began to go astray when Darude didn’t play his hit song “Sandstorm.” According to Mike

28. Juli 2016 Aus

Darude Admits He’s Never Actually Been In A Sandstorm

Von Scott Freedom

Yesterday, Ville Virtanen otherwise known as Darude, took part in a Reddit AMA. 17 years ago, Darude wrote a song called “Sandstorm” which did quite well on the charts, but has resurfaced once again after it became an internet meme sensation. Since the single 17 years ago, Darude has released 4 albums, 30 remixes and 15 other singles. During his Reddit AMA, Darude revealed that his “Sandstorm” was all based on a lie. The Finnish DJ has never actually been in a real sandstorm. To combat this, Darude countered by saying “AND, I’ve got a picture from a few years