Orkidea

ORKIDEA

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It’s been amazing twenty years for DJ Orkidea since he started in finnish illegal underground rave scene in the early 90s. DJing for Jean-Paul Gaultier and Helen Christense... read more
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It’s been amazing twenty years for DJ Orkidea since he started in finnish illegal underground rave scene in the early 90s. DJing for Jean-Paul Gaultier and Helen Christensen at a Berlin fetish club, entertaining the very rich and famous of Hong Kong, warming up for Chemical Brothers and The Prodigy, being signed to DJ Tiestos Black Hole label, touring the world (so far in 20+ countries) and rocking some of world’s most legendary venues like Ministry in London or Pacha in Ibiza as well as more exotic places from Cairo to Tokyo are just part of the story.

Orkidea has been voted numerous times as Scandinavia’s and Finland’s #1 DJ, been featured in DJ Mag’s Top 200 list and his music has been supported by everybody from Pete Tong, Armin and Paul Van Dyk to Sasha and Paul Oakenfold who both opened their Essential Mixes with his debut single ‘Unity’. His productions have been featured in numerous movies, TV-advertisements and on Ministry of Sound, Gatecrasher, A State of Trance and Renaissance CD compilations while his ‘Beautiful’ single was played for 12 weeks on BBC Radio 1.

He has had finnish national single chart #1 position and numerous Top 20 singles, made remixes for legendary labels like Anjunabeats and Vandit, collaborated with Andy Moor (on ‘YearZero’) and Solarstone (on ‘Zeitgeist’), remixed Way Out West’s ‘Killa’ and Tiesto’s ‘Flight 643′. As a promoter he has been responsible for legendary finnish events like Unity, Jack, Sun, LOVE and Pacifique and promoted british superclub Renaissance’s Finnish events and played sets ranging from the infamous One Minute Raves to a legendary 23 hour NYE set in 2009. To Orkidea electronic music has always been about being openminded and pushing things forward. Uniting the sounds, the minds, the people…

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