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Harrison shows off a quieter side of Toronto nightlife in “You’re Light”

December 16, 2014

The Toronto producer debates whether to stay in or go out in his new video.

Back in June, we named Harrison—a fresh-faced Torontonian producer with a near-flawless Soundcloud page—a Canadian act that needed to be signed right now. And why not? Track by track, Harrison’s music was both infectious and forward-looking: He’s felt equally adept dabbling in hip-hop, chill-out electro, or funk-laced future R&B. Apparently, the Canadian music biz was listening: By year’s end, Harrison was scooped up by Last Gang, who are gearing up to release his debut EP, Colours, in North America (with producer/DJ Star Slinger’s Jet Jam imprint handling the European release). Naturally, we’re delighted.

Today, we’re even happier to see Harrison’s brand new Charlie Tyrell-directed video for “You’re Light,” the first single from Colours, showcasing the producer’s penchant for seamless arrangements. The Scion Sessions-partnered video offers us a rare window into his world: Taking a tour of his hometown, the vid juxtaposes sweeping shots of the Toronto skyline with Harrison in his bedroom, armed only with a Macbook and an MPC. That, and a pool party. (We’re team #STAYHOMECLUB, for the record.)

Check out some of Harrison’s previous sounds on Scion Sessions’ Field Trip Discovery mix and 7-inch.

Check the video above—and if you’re in Montreal for New Year’s, catch him on a star-studded bill with Jon Hopkins, Purity Ring, and Com Truise.

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