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PSA: Darude's "Sandstorm" is 15 years old, and still perfect

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Darude, "Sandstorm"
Darude, "Sandstorm"

"Sandstorm," perhaps the quintessential electronic track of the late '90s, turned 15 last month, and Gawker has a great piece up about its journey from techno scourge to immortal memehood. Andy Cush speaks with its creator, Finnish DJ Darude (aka Ville Virtanen) and also digs into what makes "Sandstorm" both funny and resilient as a piece of pop music. You should definitely read it, but barring that, you should definitely listen to fellow Finn MajorLeagueWobs' Luger-riffic trap remix from earlier this year, just to remind yourself of the joy of being alive on this dreary Tuesday afternoon.

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