Podcast 222: The Magician
The Magician has unveiled the dynamic 79th episode of his Magic Tape series, a 60 minute production packed with the hottest tracks that continue to dominate his sets.
The Belgian packs the mix with a diverse blend of tracks, taking in everything from Kideko to Weiss, andFerreck Dawn to Friendly Fires, traversing a broad range of genres.
The mix follows The Magician’s exciting start to 2018, a year which has already seen his release of ‘Las Vegas’ with Ebenezer, and ‘Love Break’ feat Hamza; the lilting, summery slice of dancehall-infused RnB which has ensured The Magician’s new musical direction be received with acclaim.
“I’ve been working in a lot of different studios, exploring different genres of music with some incredible people,” added The Magician. “The result of which has reignited my passion to make music, and inspired me to share more love and emotions through it.”
Having first experienced mainstream success with his European no.1 remix of Lykke Li’s ‘I Follow Rivers’ in 2012, The Magician’s 2013 track ‘Sunlight’ featuring the vocals of Olly Alexander from Years & Years, peaked at #7 in both the Belgian and UK charts, garnering over 55 million combined streams in the process. With Top 10 hit status achieved, The Magician has spent time cultivating his own live events and record label aptly named ‘POTION’ where new singles ‘Together’ and ‘Shy’ quickly followed, before his 2017 releases ‘Tied Up’ with Julian Perretta , and ‘Slow Motion’ with TCTS.
Enjoying a hectic touring schedule in 2017, the Belgian DJ played at a diverse range of clubs includingPacha, Space, Hï, Ushuaia and Amnesia in Ibiza. Since launching Potion, he’s brought the event series to Ministry of Sound, Showcase Paris, Exchange LA, Electric Brixton, New York’s Webster Hall and hosted his very own Potion stage at Tomorrowland. He also featured at ADE, as part of both his very own Potion party, and ‘My House’ with Martin Solveig.
An uptempo mix packed with melodic house beats from several esteemed producers, The Magician’s Magic Tape 79 is out now, acting as the perfect soundtrack to the upcoming summer season.
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