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The Week In Pop: Tori Kelly Is Evidence That Sometimes The Machine Gets It Right

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…
Chris DeVille | May 21, 2015 - 2:02 pm

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Tourist & The Range – “Last”

London-based producer Tourist and New York-based producer the Range have teamed up for a new collaborative track called "Last," which combines the latter's sample-based approach…
James Rettig | June 24, 2020 - 3:02 pm


Ardyn – “Throwing Stones” (Prod. Tourist) Video

Ardyn, the brother/sister duo of Rob and Katy Pearson, haven’t released a ton of songs just yet, but the music we've heard so far often…
Ryan Leas | August 17, 2017 - 10:00 am

Tourist – “U” Video

UK electronic producer Tourist has released a video for "U," the title track from his debut album. On YouTube, the Grammy-winner explains, "'U' is a…
Chris DeVille | October 25, 2016 - 2:17 pm

Tourist – “Run”

London producer Tourist has hinted at the full details of his forthcoming debut, U. He's already shared the lead single "To Have You Back" and…
Collin Robinson | March 10, 2016 - 5:58 pm

Tourist – “To Have You Back” Video

Exactly one week ago, London producer Tourist shared "To Have You Back," the slow-burning, emotionally resonant first single from his upcoming debut U. Tonight, he's…
Peter Helman | January 28, 2016 - 8:29 pm

Tourist – “To Have You Back”

Will Phillips isn't a singer, but his electronic textures and plaintive vocal samples pack the same emotional wallop as any James Blake croon. The London-based…
Peter Helman | January 21, 2016 - 8:33 pm

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