Henry Steinway, the man behind both Clockwork and RL Grime, is one of the major names many will be flocking to see at Lucky 2014. Steinway will be playing as Clockwork, the housey big room cousin to trap-god RL Grime. Working with Dim Mak Records, Steinway was busy releasing new tracks from both personas, such as Clockwork’s remix of Kaskade and Project 46’s Last Chance and RL Grime’s single Because of U.
If getting’ down to some bass-heavy big room is what you’re looking for at Lucky 2014, look no further. Be sure to schedule Clockwork into your pre-game stage-hopping plan to catch an hour of big bouncy house that’ll have you and the rest of the crowd jumping non-stop. To get a taste of what you might be missing if you don’t do so, check out his monthly podcast ‘The Workshop’.
Finnish progressive artist Darude will be making a rare Northwest appearance at Lucky 2014 this March. Also known as Ville Virtanen, Dardue has been touring the U.S. sparsely throughout the last year while running the label he and DJ Randy Boyer launched in 2011, EnMass Music. Bursting on the scene in 1999 with global hit Sandstorm, Darude has been a name on the tips of dance music fan’s tongues for years. The track that started it all has an estimated two million units sold, while the debut album the track featured on, Before the Storm, has an estimated 800,000 units sold.
Staking his claim in dance music with progressive melodic trance, Darude is known to mix in heavier tech and house sounds as well. He also hosts a monthly mix show that titled Salmiakki Sessions. The show features a variety of studio shows, recorded live shows, and guest mixes. The chance to see acts like Darude are few and far between and missing him at Lucky 2014 wouldn’t be advisable for any fan of progressive trance.
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