Legal name: Illian Walker
Ils (real name Illian Walker) (stylised as ils) is an English musician and producer, who has released records on labels including Marine Parade and Distinct'ive Records. Ils started his production career on LTJ Bukem's drum and bass label, Good Looking Records. He was signed to Marine Parade by owner Adam Freeland, who cited Ils' unique breaks production. Ils is influenced by electro, funk, and techno artists in his Idiots Behind the Wheel album. Ils album Soul Trader represented a more even sound, with few particularly energetic or downbeat tracks. He also mixed an album for Distinct'ive Records' Y4k series.
His single, "Next Level", on Marine Parade spent one week at #75 in the UK Singles Chart, in February 2002.