Five-time GRAMMY-nominated artist Bonobo shares his first single “ATK” since his recent album Fragments in January. The track drops via his label OUTLIER in partnership with Ninja Tune.
Speaking on the single Bonobo states: ““ATK” was made around the same time as Fragments. Initially a DJ edit of Atakora Manu’s ‘Dada’, it became something fuller and a track of its own. I felt it was a little too bashy to fit on the album and wanted to save it as an OUTLIER release to be aimed more at the dance floor.”
“ATK” arrives with a video directed by the McGloughlin Brothers (A$AP Rocky, Max Cooper) that takes the viewer on a train ride through multiple textures, landscapes and shapes of all different scale. The video showcases glimpses of graffiti, colourful windows and walls, Portuguese tiles and train stations across the world that mimic the fast-paced beat of the track.
On the visuals, the McGloughlin Brothers explain: “We wanted to create a minimal film embodying ideas of serendipity and perception, allowing the world to reveal itself in unusual ways spontaneously. If you have ever looked out of a train window to see the wires and tiles weave and dance in a magical way, this, in essence, is what we wanted to capture in our film. Our own living ‘zoetrope’.”
Watch the visuals to “ATK” below and listen on all platforms here.