We head back to one of our all-time favourite artists, Jody Barr with his Portable Minds label series
Jody Barr is a name you’ll no doubt find familiar. Whether through his music electrifying the dance floor in a Sasha or Laurent Garnier set, through the airwaves via George Fitzgerald on Radio 1, or at one of his own gigs at the likes of fabric’s Room 1, Space Ibiza, Bunker in Derry; the Welsh producer has already carved his mark deep into the musical landscape.
Packing a serious arsenal of studio hardware, the young talent has a vibrant catalogue showcasing the variety of his output. He is equally at home with melodic techno, acid and broken beats, such as on his releases ‘Teriyaki Donut’ and ‘Telepathic Seduction’ on James Zabiela’s Born Electric imprint. Last year he joined Sasha’s Last Night On Earth roster with the uplifting yet groovy ‘Marlon Brando’ EP. Alongside bagging releases and support from revered labels such as these, Jody has been developing his own ‘Portable Minds’ label.
Launching in 2016 via his own ‘Culture Vulture’ EP,it’s atrend-bucking projectboth to showcase his own tracks,and as a platform for fellow creative producersto express themselves freely without having to compromise their productions. The outputpredominantly takesthe shape of single-artist EPs that showcase the more daring and unique facets of participant’s studio skills.