Dutch electronic trio Kraak & Smaak have returned with a brand new offering, this time for London-based dance stalwarts Future Disco in the form of ‘Keep It Together’ featuring rising nu disco vocalist Luxxury. Staying true to their groove-laden roots, the track is a blissful slice of mid-tempo funk, purpose built for hazy summer nights.
Rolling with a steady rhythm from the outset, ‘Keep It Together’ is anchored at the start by rolling high hats and a warm kick drum. The track springs into life with the its infectious finger-picked bassline however, embellishing the track with shades of nostalgia. From the ascending synth trills and guitar sounds of the glory days of 70s disco to the uplifting piano tones of the genre’s chart-dominating iteration in the late 90s, ‘Keep It Together’ pays tribute to the past without ever feeling pastiche, with both eyes firmly fixed on the future. Completed by a breezy and carefree falsetto, Kraak & Smaak’s ‘Keep It Together’ is a track tailor-made to fill dancefloors until May, before taking over tents and festival stages throughout the summer.
With a proven track record of providing sun-tinged hits over the last 15 years, Kraak & Smaak have taken elements of their tried and true formula and pushed them further on ‘Keep It Together’, creating a summer anthem that not only lends itself to the genres that helped form the group’s blueprint, but also offers their sound something fresh - an upbeat crossover that has the potential to have thousands moving through 2018 and for years to come.
1. Kraak & Smaak - Keep It Together feat. LUXXURY (Original)
2. Kraak & Smaak - Keep It Together feat. LUXXURY (Radio Edit)