BARNEY ARTIST – OUI 2

To celebrate his birthday, Barney Artist drops a new Jake Milliner-produced track.  It’s the first we’ve heard from the East London MC since his superb debut ‘Painting Sounds‘, but clearly laid back beats coupled with some real precision on the mic remains a winning formula.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

LOYLE CARNER – NO CD

Loyle Carner’s ‘No CD’ has been a fan favourite at live shows for a while now; it’s catchy hook making for the perfect singalong.  The track now sees an official release along with a new visual, directed by Alessandra Kurr, and featuring artists Rebel Kleff, Tom Misch, Alfa Mist, and Barney Artist, as well as some…

BARNEY ARTIST – PAINTING SOUNDS

The new album from Barney Artist features recent singles ‘Down‘ and ‘Stay Close‘ as well as appearances from Tom Misch, Jordan Rakei, Jay Prince and more.  The Forest Gate MC titles the album after his approach to making music, which he describes as “fluid hip-hop that flows like the tide and hits the mind with a…

BARNEY ARTIST – STAY CLOSE [PROD. TOM MISCH]

Following the recently-released ‘Down‘, Barney Artist drops a second track from upcoming album ‘Painting Sounds’.  The new single features the unmistakable, shuffling Funk of producer Tom Misch.  “It’s always great making music with your mates because it’s never really forced and when me and Tom made ‘Stay Close’ it was proper easy!” says Artist.  “Alfa Mist…

BARNEY ARTIST – DOWN

MC Barney Artist has announces upcoming mixtape ‘Painting Sounds‘ [April 22] with new track and video, ‘Down‘.  The 24 year old East Londoner recruits Jake Milliner on production and fellow Jay Prince on additional vocal duty on the smooth, dreamy cut.  According to the man himself, it’s “fluid Hip Hop that flows like the tide and hits the mind with a…

HUNTAR – BITTAR MIXTAPE

Premiered by Noisey, South London’s HUNTAR releases his ‘BITTAR’ mixtape, featuring contributions from FTSE, Eagles for Hands and Youngs Teflon.  “Twisted Pop and Futurist R&B” might sound like an unhelpful description of Huntar’s sound, but on listening it’s actually quite an accurate account of an artist that draws equally on Grime, Soul and Electro, and definitely benefits from the…