Suhka is the first recording by SUHKAN UHKA, the “dream band” founded by bassist Antti Hytti and saxophonist Jone Takamäki in 2000. SUHKAN UHKA lays the foundation of its sound on two main pillars: a massive rhythm section of six musicians and a group of soloist possessing an individual style and extraordinary musicianship. The main part of the music on this recording was composed by Antti Hytti and/or Jone Takamäki and comprises new versions of compositions originally created to accompany different kinds of visual presentations - film, plays, etc.
Suhka was recorded in May 2002 at Mango Studios in Magnusborg, Porvoo, Finland with Tapio Ylitalo and Marko Kataja as the recording engineers. The recording was mixed and mastered by Antti Hytti at Mango Studios.