Kicking off 2024 with a bang, Illyus & Barrientos are back with their latest single, “BOY”, alongside fellow Scot KC Lights. True to their form, the trio has crafted a feelgood, bright floor filler – the perfect medicine to take the edge off any post-holiday blues!
Glasgow natives Illyus & Barrientos have solidified their position over the years as stalwarts within the House genre. Known for consistently infusing their diverse influences and infectious energies into every record and performance, the duo continually offers something unique. They’ve continued to build on an impressive repertoire which includes releases on esteemed labels such as Toolroom, Defected, and Mother Recordings.
Their outstanding remixes for renowned artists including Calvin Harris, Purple Disco Machine, Armand Van Helden, Sonny Fodera, Kylie, A-Trak, and Gorgon City have further solidified their status as one of the UK’s most prolific and sought-after DJ-producer duos. They have graced the stages of standout venues like (the now closed down) Printworks, CRSSD (USA), and Ushuaia (Ibiza), and have had the privilege of supporting esteemed acts such as Rudimental.
DJ & Producer KC Lights has become internationally known for his signature blend of uplifting euphoric house complimented by his captivating deep bass lines. This style is evident in “BOY”. With an impressive list of achievements, KC Lights is also no stranger to playing at renowned festivals and venues such as Creamfields, We Are FSTVL & Belsonic as well as captivating audiences at Ibiza iconic Amnesia, Hii, Pacha, and Eden. In addition to his own hit singles like “Cold Light”, “Girl”, “Daydreamer” and “Better Times”, KC Lights has gained recognition for remixing tracks by music icons such as Ed Sheeran, Alicia Keys, Becky Hill, Marshmello, Tate McCrae, Troye Sivan, Regard, and Sam Smith. Top artists like Carl Cox, Tiesto, Fatboy Slim, MK, Calvin Harris, Camelphat, Skrillex, Chris Lake and Claptone have continuously championed his work.
“BOY” showcases the talents of the two artists styles resulting in a collaborative production which is lifted even higher with the epic soulful vocals of UK-based artist JONES. Illyus & Barrientos said it well, “BOY” is set up to start 2024 with a high hopes attitude that will light up dance floors globally and solidify our commitment to lifting spirits all over the world through Music.