Ville Virtanen (born July 17, 1975), better known by his stage name Darude,
is a trance producer and DJ from Eura, Hinnerjoki, Finland. He started making
music in 1996 and he released the hit single "Sandstorm" in late 1999 and
subsequent album Before the Storm in 2000. His music is characterized by its
progressive/uplifting style. BiographyBeginningsVirtanen started ... read more
Absolute Radio stations playing songs by Darude over the past year.