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Before The Storm


You’ve heard “Sandstorm,” the platinum-selling instrumental single that stayed in the Top 20 for 11 weeks in the UK. You may not know the man behind the crazy, panic-inducing dance track that refuses to let you be still, or that he has more up his sleeve then one lucky (great) single. Finnish DJ Darude (pronounced Da Rude) has been into the dance and club scene for years, but is just now beginning to get where he has wanted to be for so long. DJs all over the world are sampling “Sandstorm,” and his latest single, “Feel The Beat,” is coming up on the charts, almost at platinum status. Loopy, fun, serious, and inventive dance music that reminds you what legs were really made for is all that Darude wants to provide, and provide he indeed does.

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