Yotto‘s extended tenure atop Anjunadeep‘s auspicious artist roster has afforded him a wealth of opportunity and accolades over the years, as his progressive fingerprint grew him a fierce following in the process.
Now, the Finnish producer is taking his accrued success to new heights, with the inception of his Odd One Out recording imprint. For Yotto, the name is quite eponymous, as he’s always seen himself as aurally eccentric: an extension of his offbeat disposition and overall outlook on life.
“I strongly believe that nobody could do a worse job running a record label than me,” Yotto says of the launch, tongue more than likely in cheek. “To make sure I stay ahead of the competition in terms of idiocy and surreal zookeeping, I present Odd One Out – an amalgamation of galactic chase scene soundtracks and sunshine-inspired techno blues. We are all odd ones out there – this music is for the outsiders.”
As an added crescendo to the announcement, Yotto officially revved the Odd One Out engines with the label’s first native release, “Shifter,” complete with an additional, extended edition. The track is a shining emblem of Yotto’s mounting, tech-directed style. The atmospheric Yotto original is an impeccable harbinger of the undoubtedly unorthodox cuts to come out of the new label housing in the near future.
Arriving alongside the label news is the full agenda for Yotto’s world tour. Kicking off this Friday, July 26, the tour will beat on through the remainder of the year at a menagerie of festivals and tour shows alike.
Yotto 2019 Tour Dates
Jul 26 – The Church, Edmonton, Canada
Jul 28 – The Gorge Amphitheater, WA, USA
Aug 2 – Cova Santa, Ibiza, Spain
Aug 10 – Ilesoniq Festival, Montreal, Canada
Aug 11 – Three Mills Island, London, UK
Aug 31 – Electric Zoo, NY, USA
Sep 2 – Provincetown Boat Party, Boston, MA, USA
Sep 13 – Brown Alley, Melbourne, Australia*
Sep 14 – Greenwood Hotel, Sydney, Australia*
Sep 15 – Sub Rosa, Brisbane, Australia*
Sep 20 – Spin, San Diego, CA, USA*
Sep 21 – Carson Creek Ranch, Austin, TX, USA
Sep 27 – Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC, Canada*
Sep 28 – Theater On The Lake, Chicago, IL, USA
Oct 19 – WesterUnie, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oct 26 – Freaky Deaky Festival, Houston, TX, USA*
Oct 30 – Magic Stick, Detroit, MI, USA*
Oct 31 – Coda, Toronto, Canada*
Nov 01 – Soundcheck, Washington DC, USA*
Nov 15 – Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA, USA*
Nov 22 – Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO, USA*
Nov 23 – Skyway Theatre Studio B, Minneapolis, MN, USA*
Dec 07 – The Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA*
Dec 10 – Your Paradise Festival, Fiji
* indicates Odd One Out tour date
Photo Credit: Alec Donnell Luna