A new prodigy has been rising through the ranks of the Nordic electronic music scene. With frequent performances, both in festivals and hallmark clubs, Jyri Hintikka, aka MK8, has become a force to be reckoned with.
MK8 hails from Finland and growing up in Jyväskylä, he had always had an interest in electronic music. Through his closest friends, he quickly became embedded in the world of DJing. Having used the earlier years of his career in perfecting his sound and skill set as well as organizing underground raves, the budding talent was primed for something great.
Over the last years he has performed at the nations biggest electronic music festivals (Weekend, Electric) to the most intimate nightclubs. His releases have risen to Beatport top 100 charts and amassed support from industry heavyweights such as Umek, Enrico Sangiuliano, Sander Van Doorn, Cosmic Gate and Ramon Tapia.
On the present day, as the mastermind behind Insomnia and Parade, his personal club imprints, MK8 showcases the most intriguing domestic and international acts. For years, he has been a central figure for the Finnish scene in bringing masses of like-minded people together, united in love for electronic music.
With a packed schedule, both for new releases as well for high-profile performances, 2019 is looking to be a very promising year for this flourishing artist.
Check out the official Spotify playlist curated by MK8.