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Sander Ketelaars (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsɑndər ˈkeːtəlaːrs]; born 28 February 1979), better known by his stage name Sander van Doorn (/væn ˈdɔːrn/, Dutch: [ˈsɑndər vɑn ˈdoːrn]), is a Dutch electro house DJ and record producer from Eindhoven.

Sander van Doorn
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Sander van Doorn in 2014
Background information
Birth nameSander Ketelaars
Also known asFilterfunk, Larsson, Purple Haze, Sam Sharp, Sandler
Born (1979-02-28) 28 February 1979 (age 40)
Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands
GenresElectro house, progressive house, tech trance
Occupation(s)Disc jockey, producer, remixer
Years active2004–present
LabelsDoorn Records, Spinnin' Records, Ultra Records, Mixmash Records, Toolroom Records
Associated actsThe Killers, Depeche Mode, Julian Jordan, Robbie Williams, Lady Gaga, Sia, Laidback Luke, DVBBS, Martin Garrix, R3hab, MOTi, Oliver Heldens
Websitesandervandoorn.com

BackgroundEdit

Sander van Doorn began his recording career in 2004, releasing numerous tech-trance hits on Oxygen Recordings. He became a regular DJ at Ibiza's Judgement Sunday and the Gallery in London, and was featured on BBC Radio One's Essential Mix in 2006. He gained recognition as a popular remixer, shifting from remixing for trance producers to pop/rock artists such as the Arctic Monkeys, whose hit "When the Sun Goes Down" was remixed by van Doorn in 2007.[1]

Musical styleEdit

Sander van Doorn's musical style has ranged from tech-house and progressive house during the mid-2000s to more vocal-driven electro-house and EDM throughout the 2010s. Despite being more known for DJ'ing, since 2006, he's been a regular presence on DJMag's Top 100 DJ surveys. Among his most notable remixes are Armin van Buuren's "Control Freak", Tiësto's "Dance4Life", Yello's "Oh Yeah", Sia's "The Girl You Lost to Cocaine", and Lady Gaga's "Marry the Night".[1]

HistoryEdit

2007: Doorn Records and Best Breakthrough DJEdit

He established his label Doorn Records in 2007, and released his debut album Supernaturalistic on Spinnin' Records. That same year, he won the award for "Best Breakthrough DJ" at the International Dance Music Awards held at the Winter Music Conference in Miami.

The first big achievement in his career was securing residencies at Judgement Sunday in Ibiza and at the Gallery in London. In June 2007, he presented one of Eddie Halliwell's shows on BBC Radio One. He also did an essential mix for BBC Radio One. His productions, both original work and remixes, in 2007-2008 have generally been well received in the electronic music industry and are supported by more than 50 radio stations worldwide. Notable artists he has done remixes for include Sia, The Killers, Swedish House Mafia, Depeche Mode, & many others. He also collaborated with Robbie Williams.

2008: Debut studio albumEdit

On 3 March 2008, van Doorn released his first studio album via Spinnin' Records, a Dutch electronic dance music record label. The album was titled "Supernaturalistic" consisting of 13 tracks.

2010: Headlining music festivalsEdit

In the summer of 2010, van Doorn had residency at the world-famous Amnesia nightclub in Ibiza, Spain. van Doorn headlined a lot of music festivals with Bal en Blanc 16 in Montreal, Beyond Wonderland in San Bernardino, Electric Zoo in New York City and Transmission in Prague. A month-long tour of North America, which started in April was a great success with the finale "Dusk Till Doorn" show at The Guvernment in Toronto. His tracks including "Renegade", "Daisy", "Reach Out", "Hymn 2.0" and "Daddyrock" topped the Beatport charts.

2011: Second studio albumEdit

On 19 September 2011, he released his second studio album titled "Eleve11" via Spinnin' Records. In 2011, he performed at Energy, Mysteryland, EDC and started a residency at worldwide Sensation festivals. He also released his first true cross-over hits 'Love is darkness' and 'Koko'. Besides that, his Dusk till Doorn compilation got its 2011 version, all of which earned him a Dutch Silver Harp award.

2012: Collaboration with MayaeniEdit

In 2012, his singles regularly topped the charts of online dance music retailer, Beatport. He collaborated with Detroit-based soul singer Mayaeni for the single "Nothing Inside". In March 2012, Sander performed at Ultra in Miami, where he introduced his new single "Nothing Inside" featuring Mayaeni. The song topped Beatport as well as the playlists and charts in numerous countries. In August 2012, it was announced that van Doorn and various notable electronic music producers would be featured on the Halo 4 remix album.[2]

2013: Digitally ImportedEdit

In 2013, he started a monthly program called Identity on internet dance music radio station Digitally Imported. He started his own monthly internet radio show called "Identity" on Digitally Imported radio. He also released some hit songs like "Joyenegizer", "Neon", "Project T" (with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike) and "Direct Dizko" (with Yves).

2014: Gold SkiesEdit

In 2014, he collaborated with Martin Garrix and DVBBS for the single "Gold Skies". He also released "Right Here Right Now". In 2015, several more singles were released, including "Phoenix" (with R3hab) and "Rage" and collaborations with Firebeatz and Julian Jordan.

2016: The Snake 2016Edit

Sander van Doorn started 2016 by releasing "Cuba Libre" followed by a collaboration with Gregor Salto for "Tribal". He then produced "Not Alone" inspired by the original track by Olive. "Raise Your Hands Up" with Chocolate Puma was released on Musical Freedom Records before "The Snake 2016" with Fred Pellichero. He ended 2016 with "WTF", collaborating with Oliver Heldens, which was released on Heldeep Records on November 28.

2017: Return to trance and new albumEdit

Sander teased on Twitter that he was releasing a new album under his Purple Haze alter ego.[3] and released "Spectrvm" on October 9, 2017.[4]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

Title Details Peak chart positions
NLD
[5]
Supernaturalistic
Eleve11
  • Released: September 19, 2011
  • Label: Ultra, Spinnin', DOORN
  • Format: CD, Vinyl, Digital download
62
SPECTRVM[6]
(as Purple Haze)
  • Released: October 9, 2017
  • Label: DOORN, Spinnin'
  • Format: CD, Vinyl, Digital download
"—" denotes a release that did not chart.

Charted singlesEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
NLD
[7]
AUT
[8]
BEL
[9]
CAN
[10]
FIN
[11]
FRA
[12]
GER
[13]
POL
[14]
SPA
[15]
SWI
[16]
UK
[17]
US Dance
[18]
"Twister"[19]
(as Sam Sharp)
(vs. Ron van den Beuken)
2004 40 Non-album singles
"SOS (Message In A Bottle)"[20]
(as Filterfunk)
2006 30 54 15 46
"Grasshopper"[21] 2007 65 19 Supernaturalistic
"By Any Demand"[22]
(featuring MC Pryme)
20
"Riff"[23] 24 15
"Apple"[24] 2008 34
"Close My Eyes"
(vs. Robbie Williams)
2009 7 69 33 Non-album singles
"Renegade"[25]
(The Official Trance Energy Anthem 2010)
2010 21 65
"Love Is Darkness"[26]
(featuring Carol Lee)
2011 85 Eleve11
"Koko"[27] 10
"Chasin'"[28] 2012 67 Non-album singles
"Nothing Inside"[29]
(with Mayaeni)
29 92
"Kangaroo"[30]
(with Julian Jordan)
43
"Joyenergizer"[31] 2013 29
"Project T"[32]
(vs. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike)
39 29 33 21
"Gold Skies"
(with Martin Garrix and DVBBS featuring Aleesia)
2014 94 59 57 183 [A] 49 19 Gold Skies
"Phoenix"[34]
(with R3hab)
2015 103 Non-album singles
"Lost"[35]
(with MOTi)
[B]
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or wasn't released in that country.

Other singlesEdit

Title Released Record Label Other Artists
Pumpkin 2006 Oxygen N/A
Direct Dizko Konverted
Dawn Raid 2008 Doorn Records with Jon Rundell
What Say? 2009 with Marco V
Bliksem as Purple Haze
Bastillon N/A
Ninety
Daisy 2010
Reach Out
Hymn 2.0
Daddyrock
Timezone 2011
Drink To Get Drunk
What Did I Do 2012
Into The Light 2013 with DubVision and Mako featuring Mariana Bell
Neon N/A
Ten Toolroom with Mark Knight and Underworld
Direct Dizko Doorn Records with Yves V
Guitar Track 2014 with Firebeatz
Get Enough N/A
THIS with Oliver Heldens
Rage 2015 with Firebeatz and Julian Jordan
Ori Tali Ma N/A
Oh, Amazing Bass
ABC with Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano
White Rabbit Spinnin' Records with Pep & Rash
Cuba Libre 2016 Doorn Records N/A
Tribal with Gregor Salto
Not Alone N/A
Raise Your Hands Up Musical Freedom Records with Chocolate Puma
The Snake 2016 Doorn Records with Fred Pellichero
WTF Heldeep Records with HI-LO
Need To Feel Loved 2017 Doorn Records with LVNDSCAPE
Just Won't Get Enough Q-Dance Records with Noisecontrollers
The Rhythm Doorn Records N/A
Neiloj as Purple Haze
Mant Array N/A
Contrast as Purple Haze
Choir 1.0
No Words[37] 2018 featuring Belle Humble
Bergen[38] Armind as Purple Haze
Call Me[39]
Let It Go[40] Doorn Records with D.O.D
The Hyll[41] Armind as Purple Haze
One Love[42] 2019 Doorn Records with Frontliner
500 (PCM)[43] N/A
We Come in Peace[44] Armada Music as Purple Haze
Surrender[45] Doorn / Spinnin' Records
Blowback[46] with Firebeatz

Remixes and editsEdit

Artist Track Released Record Label Additional Information
Sam Sharp Roundabout 2009 Doorn Records Sander van Doorn Main Mix
Swedish House Mafia vs. Tinie Tempah Miami 2 Ibiza 2011 Capitol (US)
Polydor (UK)
Sander van Doorn Remix[47]
Inpetto Shhhh! 2012 Doorn Records Sander van Doorn Edit
Neil Davidge To Galaxy Microsoft Studios Sander van Doorn and Julian Jordan Remix
The Alexsander Output 2015 Spinnin' Deep Sander van Doorn Edit
Moby Natural Blues 2016 Spinnin' Deep Sander van Doorn Remix
Sam Sharp Roundabout 2017 Doorn Records Purple Haze Remix
Lifelike and Kris Menace Discopolis 2.0[48] 2018 Armada Music Sander van Doorn Remix
Frontliner I'm The Melodyman[49] Doorn Records Sander van Doorn Remix
Syn Cole Lights Go Down[50] 2019 Virgin EMI Records Sander van Doorn Remix
Bottai Nunc[51] Doorn Records Purple Haze Edit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Gold Skies" didn't enter the Polish AirPlay Top 100 chart, but peaked at no. 37 on the Polish Dance Top 50 chart.[33]
  2. ^ "Lost" didn't enter the Ultratop Flemish chart, but peaked at no. 36 on the Ultratip Walloon chart.[36]

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Sander van Doorn, Alvin Risk, KOAN Sound, & Others to Appear on Halo 4 Remix Album". ElectroJams.com. 22 August 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  3. ^ Twitter. 13 March 2017 https://twitter.com/purplehazeoff/status/841233102403956736. Retrieved 11 November 2017. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ Twitter. 9 October 2017 https://twitter.com/purplehazeoff/status/917375768606531590. Retrieved 12 November 2017. Missing or empty |title= (help)
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  6. ^ "SPECTRVM by Purple Haze on iTunes". Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Discografie Sander van Doorn". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 19 May 2019. For "SOS (Message In A Bottle)": "Filterfunk - SOS (Message In A Bottle)". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 19 May 2019. For "Twister": "Sam Sharp vs. Ron van den Beuken - Twister". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
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  12. ^ "Discographie Sander van Doorn". lescharts.com. Retrieved 19 May 2019. For "SOS (Message In A Bottle)": "Filterfunk - SOS (Message In A Bottle)". lescharts.com. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
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  29. ^ "Nothing Inside - EP by Sander van Doorn on iTunes". Retrieved 19 May 2019.
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  31. ^ "Joyenergizer - Single by Sander van Doorn on iTunes". Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  32. ^ "Project T - Single by Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike & Sander van Doorn on iTunes". Retrieved 19 May 2019.
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  43. ^ "500 (Pcm) - Single by Sander van Doorn on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
  44. ^ "We Come in Peace - Single by Purple Haze on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  45. ^ "Surrender - Single by Purple Haze on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  46. ^ "Blowback - Single by Sander van Doorn & Firebeatz on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
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  48. ^ "Discopolis 2.0 (Sander van Doorn Remix) - Single by Lifelike & Kris Menace on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  49. ^ "I'm the Melodyman (Sander van Doorn Remix) - Single by Frontliner on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  50. ^ "Lights Go Down (Sander van Doorn Remix) - Single by Syn Cole on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  51. ^ "Nunc (Purple Haze Edit) - Single by Bottai on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 13 September 2019.

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