The Wasted Penguinz are a hardstyle duo from Helsingborg, Sweden. The highly popular duo consists of two artists; Pontuz Bergman and Jon Brandt-Cederhäll.
The Wasted Penguinz debuted in the prestigious DJ Mag Top 100 in 2012 at #75 and appeared again in the Top 100 in 2013 at #83. The duo have notably influenced the hardstyle scene with their fresh, new and euphoric sounds which can also be described as real emotions and experiences transformed into music. The pair have performed at major events including Tomorrowland, Mysteryland (NL), Defqon.1 Weekend Festival (NL and AU), Decibel outdoor festival, Hard Bass, The Qontinent and Q-BASE and have performed gigs all over Europe and have expanded to other parts of the world including Australia and Canada.
With their chart topping hits “Hate Mondayz”, “Resistance”, “Anxiety” and “I’m Free” being released in 2010, along with their largely popular and funny YouTube video blogs allowing viewers into their personal lives, this seen the duo explode into the hardstyle scene and gain one of the most dedicated fan bases and win Fear.FM’s “Best New Face” award for 2010.
In 2011, the Wasted Penguinz got their major breakthrough with their biggest release to date, “Melancholia” dominating the hardstyle charts, along with other successful track releases, “Stay Alive”, “Far From Reality” and “Crea Diem”. The duo continued their success in 2012 with more popular releases including two collabs with fellow hardstyle producer, “Code Black” (“Your Moment” and “Activated”) and two solo releases “Freedom is Me” and “Within”.
2013 seen the release of the Wasted Penguinz hugely successful and highly anticipated album, “Wistfulness”, along with a number of single releases for festival anthems such as “Let’s Get Wasted” (Wasted Festival anthem) and “Island Refuge”, together with “Da Tweekaz” (The Qontinent anthem) and the single track release, “Raindropz”. The pair were also approached to produce the official remix for “Life is Calling” by EDM artists “JoeySuki” and Kill The Buzz” which is set for release on Hardwell’s “Revealed Records” in 2014.
Infecting minds all over the world with their euphoric sounds and funny antics, it is truly inspiring to see the fast growth of this talented duo. Not only are they best friends but they do what they love most in life for a living and do it very well. The future is looking very bright for Pontuz and Jon and one can only wait and see what is next in store for the popular pair from Sweden.