From the humble surroundings of the north east of England, near Newcastle, Darren Porter began his musical journey experimenting with keyboards and pianos and without the ability to read music and not one music lesson he was able to learn what made music work, from this he began to write small film scores for independent short films.
Whilst always having trance music at his heart he turned his attention to the genre in 2008 and never looked back.
Known for his driving aggressive sound in synergy and contrast with beautiful melodies, Darren has forged a path into a signature sound that he can crown his own.
Playing for the worlds biggest festivals such as Transmission, Tomorrowland, Dreamstate, Electronic Family, Transfusion, Luminosity and many more.
Darren has had a stellar rise in reputation and respect for his consequent and numerous Beatport number 1 releases in Trance. Releasing on labels such as Future Sound of Egypt of which he is a mainstay, Grotesque, Degenerate and Monster Tunes with tracks like “Deep Blue” , “Relentless” “Terraforming” “Human” “whiplash” and the like.
Not only is has Darren dominated in single releases but has also collaborated with some the biggest names in the business. The collaboration with Sean Tyas “The Potion” (FSOE) was one of the biggest of 2017, breaking many records and dance floors all over the globe. His 2018 remix of 4 Strings Take Me Away has been one of the most requested tracks this year.