London’s producer William Phillips aka Tourist unveiled this hypnotic animated video for his latest single “Illuminate”, featuring vocals from Olly Alexander of Years & Years. Directed by Nicolas Ménard.
In 1992, a man receives love letters in Korean. Since Google Translate doesn’t exist yet, he’s left confused. What could this mean? Graphic aesthetic influenced by video games X (Gameboy) and Super World Runner (NES).
Here’s the new single from Tourist featuring Years & Years entitled ‘Illuminate’. He revealed new track “Wait” a couple of weeks back, a deeper and more abrasive approach akin to Jon Hopkins. With the new single, Tourist exercises his more conventional pop role, working with Years & Years to deliver the top-line as he did with Lianne La Havas on his Patterns EP earlier in the year.
As with the track’s title, the arpeggiated synths certainly convey a neon glow and work as a distinct contrast to ‘Wait’, exemplifying the diverse range of Tourist’s approach to his production.
The Magician has released his latest magic trick in time for a hugely successful Summer, this time in the form of ‘Sunlight’ featuring Years & Years’ Olly Alexander.
Released via The Magician’s own label Potion and previously heard on his latest MagicTape 43, ‘Sunlight’ is a bonafide hands-in-the-air Summer smash that maintains The Magician’s legendary reputation as an energetic DJ & Producer.
Listen to ‘Sunlight’ feat Years & Years below.
To coincide with the launch of ‘Sunlight’ The Magician has also announced the first of his personally curated ‘POTION’ events, beginning in London & Paris with more European dates set to be announced.