Orkidea

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Orkidea
Birth name Tapio Hakanen
Also known as DJ Orkidea, Orkidea
Born 1977 (age 40–41)
Origin Helsinki, Finland
Genres Electronic
Occupation(s)
Instruments
  • Synthesizer
  • Digital Audio Workstation
Years active 1998–present
Labels
Website djorkidea.com

Tapio Hakanen, better known by his stage name DJ Orkidea (predominantly shortened to Orkidea), is a Finnish electronic music artist.[1] DJ Orkidea has been one of Scandinavia’s top DJs for over 10 years and has been voted twice ’Most Popular Nordic DJ’ in Swedish/Danish Megamind’s voting and elected five times as ’Best DJ’ in Finnish Club Awards. His track Killa in 2005 was a hit in Finland. Orkidea has made remixes for big trance labels like Anjunabeats or Hooj Choons and for artists like Tiësto, Tilt, and Way Out West. DJ Orkidea was employed as a sound design manager at Nokia Corporation.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums
  • Music Speaks in Thousand Languages (2005)
  • Metaverse (2008)
  • 20 (2011)
  • Harmonia (2015)
Compilation albums
  • Taika (Selected Works '98-'03) (2003)
  • Solarstone Presents... Pure Trance (2012) (with Solarstone)
Remix albums
  • A Place Called Happiness (2005)
  • 20Ximer (2013)

Singles[edit]

  • "Unity" (1999)
  • "Beautiful" (2005)
  • "YearZero" (with Andy Moor) (2007)
  • "Eternal Love" (vs. Mitchell) (2007)
  • "Slowmotion" (vs. Solarstone) (2009)
  • "Zeitgeist" (vs. Solarstone) (2010)
  • "Hale Bopp" (with JS16) (2012)
  • "Slowmotion II" (vs. Solarstone) (2013)
  • "Redemption" (2015)
  • "Z21" (with Activia) (2015)
  • "Glowing Skies" (with Lowland) (2015)
  • "Revolution Industrielle" (2015)
  • "Strange World" (featuring Sami Uotila[disambiguation needed]) (2016)
  • "Epicentre" (2017)

Remixes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DJ Orkidea julkaisee uuden levyn" (in Finnish). Stara. 4 February 2008. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.linkedin.com/pub/tapio-hakanen/0/24/350

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