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Every once in a while the entire music industry seemingly conspires to turn an aspiring pop star into an overnight sensation. Sometimes that consensus is regrettable, as you already kno-ow. But occasionally the monolithic promotional machine gets it right, and we end up seeing Tori Kelly’s name and face all over the place. Victoria Loren… More »

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Tourist – “Waves”

What I love most about electronic music is that so much of the time you don't really need to worry about what a song is…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 4, 2015 - 4:22 pm

Tourist – “Illuminate” (Feat. Years & Years) Video

London producer Tourist has shared a video for his Years & Years-featuring track "Illuminate," which came out last month. The trippy video was animated by…
James Rettig | December 4, 2014 - 10:57 am

Tourist – “Illuminate” (Feat. Years & Years) (Stereogum Premiere)

William Phillips, the London producer known as Tourist, had a hand in Jessie Ware's typically smooth and sensual "Pieces" and recently released his own glitchy…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2014 - 3:01 pm

Tourist – “Wait”

Tourist seems to be teetering on the edge of a breakthrough a la Disclosure or James Blake, and his music occupies some nebulous territory in…
James Rettig | October 15, 2014 - 6:56 pm

Jessie Ware – “Pieces”

In a way, it's going to be sad when Jessie Ware's new album Tough Love comes out, since it means she's probably going to stop…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2014 - 3:02 pm

London Grammar – “Sights (Tourist Remix)”

London Grammar have rocketed to popularity in the past year. Recently they did a song for the Game Of Thrones trailer and played Letterman --…
Miles Bowe | April 14, 2014 - 12:18 pm

Javeon – “Give Up” Video

UK singer Javeon's new single has a lot of things going for it outside of the fact that it just sounds great. It's produced by…
Miles Bowe | January 14, 2014 - 3:02 pm

Chvrches – “Lies (Tourist Remix)”

Tourist's remix of Chvrches' bombastic "Lies" dials the song down about a thousand notches and transforms it into a gorgeous slow-burning ballad. The new spin…
James Rettig | November 8, 2013 - 2:24 pm

Tourist – “Together”

Yesterday on the Facebook page for London producer William Phillips, aka Tourist, there was a message saying, "One word. Tomorrow." He has clearly delivered on…
Miles Bowe | September 20, 2013 - 12:49 pm

HAIM – “The Wire (Tourist Remix)”

London producer Tourist has put a nearly-calypso, dance music spin on sister trio HAIM's driving "The Wire." The remix will be part of Amazon's UK…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 3, 2013 - 10:39 am