2smile Pay Homage To The Late Italian DJ ‘Da Frikkyo’ With Their Latest Single “Tribute To Frikkyo”
Words: Rhys Buckham
March 30, 2024

French production duo 2smile makes a poignant return with their latest single, “Tribute To Frikkyo,” paying homage to the late DJ ‘Da Frikkyo,’ an influential figure in the Italian hard techno scene. Crafted on the night of Frikkyo’s passing, the duo recalls their creative process as deeply spiritual, describing it as if guided by an ethereal presence. “Tribute To Frikkyo” seamlessly blends exhilarating guitars and rich basslines with sampled vocals from the legendary Fela Kuti. This fusion of elements creates a captivating sonic experience, celebrating the life and legacy of a beloved friend.

Following a string of successive releases on their Ondawey Music imprint, blending styles spanning Melodic Techno, Tech House, and Afro House, 2smile‘s latest export showcases their production prowess and ingenuity for eclecticism. This hasn’t gone unnoticed, with “Tribute To Frikkyo” already leaving an impression on industry heavyweights such as Laurent Garnier, Terry Francis, Deer Jade, Mike Van Brugge, Paco Osuna, Steve Lawler, and Don Diablo.

With an Arsenal of over 100 unreleased tracks, fluidly mixing genres whilst incorporating elements of music from across the world, 2smile’s consistent output of high calibre, club ready floor fillers combined with their abundant stage presence solidifies their position as one of the most exciting emerging acts to watch this year.

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