Powell and Wolfgang Tillmans workforce up as Powell Tillmans

Listen to the anthemic new monitor ‘Feel the Night’ now.

Club iconoclast Powell and Turner Prize-winning artist Wolfgang Tillmans have teamed up for a collaborative mission, Powell Tillmans. Their debut EP, Spoken by the Other, arrives on November 16 XL Recordings.

The duo have been working collectively since Tillmans directed the video for Powell’s monitor ‘Freezer’, and have carried out dwell A/V exhibits collectively, notably on the 2017 editions of Berlin Atonal and Torino’s Club To Club Festival.

For Powell, ‘Feel the Night’ marks a departure from each his post-punk sampling early work and his current jungle and hardcore-referencing Beta EPs, as throbbing drone offers a suitably epic backdrop for Tillmans’ resonant vocal efficiency.

“Wolfgang’s voice and my sounds drive towards some form of form or feeling collectively”, says Powell in a press launch. “It made me really feel very out of my consolation zone, however I believe working with Wolfgang has pushed me to belief myself extra. To really feel extra.”

The mission will not be Tillmans’ first foray into digital music. In 2016 the artist launched two EPs, 2zero16 / 1986 and Device Control, which featured a remix from witch home pioneers Salem. His monitor ‘Device Control’ additionally featured on Frank Ocean’s Endless. 

Powell Tillmans debut EP Spoken by the Other arrives on November 16 XL Recordings. Check out the quilt artwork and tracklist beneath.

Powell and Wolfgang Tillmans team up as Powell Tillmans


01. ‘Feel the Night’
02. ‘Tone Me’
03. ‘Doucement’
04. ‘Speak Out (Version)’
05. ‘Rebuilding the Future’
06. ‘445’

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