New release from Finland’s Youth Control label. The title track ‘Walking Through The Fire’ has racked up over 35k plays in a week, Sander von Doorn dropped ‘You Groove’ on his radio show this week and there’s club support from Tommy Trash, EDX and Sharooz.
With its burgeoning electronic music scene, Finland is becoming a hotbed of musical talent right now. Having already remixed JEPE, TJH87 and French electro-pop stars Jupiter as well as releasing a slew of singles for Phat Elephant, Artixan, Something Different and DeepClass, Smok takes things up a notch with his first EP for Youth Control.
Having been a DJ over a decade, Smok knows how to design a track for the dancefloor. ‘Walking Through The Fire’ blends classic vocal house with contemporary deep vibes to great effect. ‘You Groove’ offers something a little pacier with something approaching a merger of tech and disco. Then there’s further demonstration of Smok’s versatlity with the slick and sultry ‘Smooth Rain’.
Remixes of ‘Walking..’ round out the package as Smok invites acts from across Finland’s diverse music scene to bring their own unique talents to bear. Disco Despair switches things around with his smooth, sexy pop retake, Somepoe chops vocals and traps beats, while AMPR delivers an electro-tinged, funky, hands-in-the-air version.