Helsinki’s Otto Yliperttula aka Yotto is a breakout star of 2016, picking up no fewer than four ‘Essential New Tunes’ from Pete Tong, along with an Annie Mac ‘Hottest Record’ on BBC Radio 1. He returns with “Fire Walk,” the final installment of his trio of Twin Peaks-inspired singles, having picked up DJ support on the first two from Jamie Jones, Laurent Garnier, Kölsch, Joris Voorn, Sasha and many more.
Building from insistent low-end stabs through warm atmospheric pads, “Fire Walk” reaches a dramatic crescendo of looped vocal samples and epic chords, blending darkness and euphoria in trademark Yotto fashion.
One of Finland’s finest exports, Yotto, aka Otto Yliperttula, started making music at just 12 years old. He began releasing on Anjunadeep in 2015 with tracks like “Azzurro” and “Memento,” which garnered support from huge stars ranging from Gorgon City to Tiësto. Since then he has remixed Coldplay, RÜFÜS, Above & Beyond and Lane 8, released a string of successful singles, and received an unprecedented four Essential New Tune selections by Pete Tong. He’s gained additional Radio 1 heavyweight support from Annie Mac, B.Traits, Danny Howard and Phil Taggart, plus widespread support from an awe-inspiring list of artists, including Laurent Garnier, Jamie Jones, Claptone, Dusky, deadmau5, Edu Imbernon, Guy Gerber, Kidnap Kid, Kölsch, Mind Against, Paco Osuna, Thugfucker, Sasha, and many, many more.
Yotto headlines Anjunadeep’s forthcoming 16-date North American Tour, including stop a stop Exchange LA this Saturday 11/12 with Jody Wisternoff, Theo Kottis, and Luttrell. Buy tickets here.