Danish singer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Tobias Wilner founded the group in 2000, inspired by Mark E. Smith's approach to forming a band (the Fall), recruiting a rotating cast of traditional musicians throughout the band's history to inspire creativity. Today the band is based in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn and Copenhagen, Denmark. Since 2008 their line-up has consisted of Tobias Wilner (producer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist) and Bo Rande (producer, multi-instrumentalist). Blue Foundation has gained major recognition with the remix of their song "Eyes on Fire" by Zeds Dead with more than 80 million plays on YouTube. Blue Foundation is sampled by Lil Durk featuring French Montana on his track "Fly High", Young Thug's song "She Noticed".
Blue Foundation has been featured in major films like Twilight, Miami Vice and on TV shows like CSI: Miami and The Vampire Diaries. The band has been touring all over the world for the last 5 years.