Orkidea has dropped a new single entitled, “That Feeling.” The tune marks the Finnish Progressive Trance titan’s return to the VII label, and takes listeners on a hypnotic journey. Impressively, he has built a solid reputation on dreamy atmospheric melodies coupled with his signature layering of sound. Orkidea’s “That Feeling” is no exception to this philosophy, and fans are in for a Progressive Trance treat.
A fine fusion
“That Feeling” provides a bold barrage of breaks that are encapsulated in the aura and essence of Progressive Trance. Moreover, the single is a contemporary confluence of old-school dance music and Orkidea’s reputation of weaving hypnotizing sound structures. Additionally, he continues to be an exciting and phenomenal purveyor of Progressive Trance on the cutting-edge and dynamic imprint, VII. Take it from me – Orkidea’s “That Feeling” will have you in a trance on the dance floor, even if the dance floor may be limited to your living room at the moment!
Tapio Hakanen, better known by his artist name, Orkidea, is a household name in his native Finland. He’s one of Scandinavia’s foremost DJs since the early 90s, best known for his fantastic fusion of Trance and Progressive. Throughout the years, his music has garnered tremendous support from industry pioneers such as Armin van Buuren and Tiësto, to Pete Tong and Sasha.
During his career, Orkidea was voted seven times as Finland’s number one DJ, and twice as Scandinavia’s most popular DJ. He has also cracked the DJ Mag Top 200 and the Tranceaddict Top 100 lists. Furthermore, Orkidea has had 32 Beatport Top 100 tracks, an iTunes number 1 album, a Finnish singles chart number 1 single, and a Beatport number 1 Trance single during his illustrious career. These impressive statistics supplement his combined plays of 30 million on YouTube, SoundCloud, and Spotify.