T.K. Reeve [basement], Darude [bandroom]


3:00 pmSunday, 12 June 2022


Esplanade Hotel

11 The Esplanade, St Kilda

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T.K. Reeve will be playing some cuts from his new album "Pay No Mind" amongst 3 sets of boogie, stomps, jams and blues with his rhythm section - Ben Hendry (drums) and Dale Lindrea (bass).

6-9pm, free in the Esplanade Hotel Basement

Listen to the new album here:


Artwork by Brooke Penrose


To date Darude remains one of dance music’s most influential stars. At the age of 24 and at the height of the trance boom of the early 00’s Finnish DJ / artist / producer Ville Virtanen created the milestone single ‘Sandstorm’ under his pseudonym Darude. The track went on to become one of the biggest selling dance singles in the history of electronic dance music with global sales of over 6 million units and to date featured on hundreds of compilations worldwide. 

What started out as a national release in Darude’s native home of Finland went on to become a worldwide phenomenon taking ‘Sandstorm’ to #1 on the Finnish Dance Chart; a spot that it would dominate for 17 weeks. Released in June 2000 by Neo Records the track would see Darude became the first Finnish artist to reach the Top 3 positions on the UK singles chart. Following this, ’Sandstorm’ went on to go Platinum and became the ‘World’s best selling 12” vinyl’ of 2000. 

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