Laneway Presents announces Willaris. K Tour
To celebrate the release of Willaris. K’s first new music in two years, “Melt” and “Slow Down”, the emotion-charged techno producer returns to stages around Australia for a special run of live shows presented by Laneway Presents. Taking to festival stages around Australia in stop-start fashion over the pandemic, this special headline tour is eagerly awaited as Jack McAllister shares new material of an upcoming long-form body of work. Tailor-designed lighting and visuals will complement a showcase of new material and old favourites – some of which have been previewed in recent festival appearances domestically.
"Willaris. K feels like one of the most significant artists to emerge in the electronic music scene in recent years” – triple j
“He has already got something that is really hard to attain. If I listen to an hour of music that was kind of similar to his melodic techno, when his track comes on, I would know it was his” – Pete Tong, BBC Radio 1
“Displaying a serenity redolent of Brian Eno and William Basinski” – The 405
“A sonic clarity that most producers could only dream of replicating” – DJ Mag
Willaris has emerged as a newfound titan of Australian tech doing something unlike anyone else in the country” - Pilerats
The Northern NSW producer’s first single in two years, ‘Slow Down’ comes with an official video directed by Bonnie Moir (The Reel Good Film Festival winner) designed to leave you on the edge of your seat.
‘Slow Down’ marks the first taste of new music from Willaris. K since the release of his Lustre and Full Noise EPs in 2020, which were met with praise from BBC Radio 1, triple j, Mixmag, The Guardian UK, and Beats 1, Stereogum, NME and Earmilk, among other global tastemakers.
More recently, Willaris. K has created thumping official remixes for Grammy-nominated artists Flume and RÜFÜS DU SOL and has dipped his toe in the world of film and TV, scoring the trailer for HBO series ‘This Is Love Life’ and working on a new US TV series alongside Alex Somers (Sigur Ros producer, Black Mirror composer).
‘Slow Down’ marks the start of a new chapter for Willaris. K, as he continues to grow and evolve as one of Australia’s most exciting electronic acts.