When you are tipped and embraced by names such as Dubfire, you know that you must be doing something right. Johnny Trika happens to be that person and he has been delivering some quality tunes over the last while. Now he arrives on Oneself with a three track EP ‘Fast Life‘, which includes a remix from Maksim Dark.
Johnny Trika was first introduced to Dubfire during his North American tour, and what was set to be a one track release, ended up to be a three track EP released on Dubfire’s SCI-TEC label. With this support, Trika has been able to continue to build up a solid reputation for himself, as well as improve his production work and quality. This certainly shows with the ‘Fast Life’ EP, with both track set to rivet through the intimate clubs. Maksim Dark also impresses with his remix.
Arriving on Barcelona based label Oneself, the first track from the EP is the title track ‘Fast Life‘. The melodies in this one produce a huge atmosphere which overpowers the track with the way they build tension, build energy and lead towards the drop. It has a progressive tone to it, but what is also brilliant about this track, is each individual, intricate layer Johnny Trika has included in the track. They all give off that minimal Techno feeling. Such a solid track, one which will connect with the fans.
Maksim Dark follows with a remix of the title track and adds a more delicate tone to it. Changing and chopping the melodies, with added vocals and a couple of different edges, he has certainly added his touch.
The final track to arrive on the EP is ‘Dreamless King‘ and this one has a whole new sound to it. With different chops coming through, along with bleeps and those intricate layers, this is a track you will find intriguing. The deep layered vocal samples, the deep flowing melodies, the bass line, the bleeps, everything comes together for a minimal, atmospheric, wonder-piece. Johnny Trika is a name to watch out for.
You can download the ‘Fast Life’ EP here.