DARUDE DROPS FIRST OF THREE POSSIBLE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST ENTRIES ON ARMADA MUSIC: ‘RELEASE ME’

AMSTERDAM, February 8, 2019 – 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…

DARUDE TEAMS UP WITH JVMIE FOR ‘TIMELESS’ CLASSIC IN THE MAKING

AMSTERDAM, November 2, 2018 – 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…

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

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…

Darude Tells the Story Behind the Classic ‘Sandstorm’

In ‘The Story Of’, VICE explores the story behind some of the most iconic electronic dance music songs ever created – from inception to global reception. We find the creators, pushers and labels of these anthems, learning how they were made, why they took off, and what happened (or didn’t) as a result. In this…

DARUDE SHARES WHAT HE LIKES/DISLIKES ABOUT CHANGING EDM CULTURE

Darude gets real in a recent interview, revealing his true feelings about EDM culture, where it’s been, and where it’s heading… The renowned trance producer believes newer acts offer a fresh perspective on dance music. “I like the open-mindedness of many young DJs and producers. They can create something that older-schoolers might be too rigid to…

Finland’s Epic New Year’s Eve Countdown

Finland’s Epic New Year’s Eve Countdown New Year’s Eve rose to a whole new level of awesome in the capital city of Helsinki, Finland last weekend. The European metropolis threw a massive bash in the city center to commemorate the end of 2016, and ring in 2017 with a timeless classic. Special guest DJ, Darude, played…