DJing since the age of 15 years old after being influenced by the second wave of Chicago House Music DJ’s Such as Derrick Carter, Mark Farina, DJ Sneak, Cajmere and DJ Heather. After purchasing his rst set of turntables and learning the art of mixing and programming DJ sets. Barney would eventually go on to start hosting his own nights and taking in gigs at Ministry Of Sound, The Astoria, Mud Club, ADE Festival to name a few.
Being inspired by Daft Punks “Homework Album” and Derrick Carter’s “The Cosmic Disco Mix CD”. This would lead Barney into the world of House Music production. Looking up to producers such as Stacy Kidd, Paul Johnson, Cajmere/Green Velvet, Derrick Carter, DJ Sneak, Jason Hodges, and Doc Link.
Barney would start crafting his own production style with his roots solely based in Jazzy, Jackin, Deep Disco Grooves with a House Music ow. With release on “Cabbies Hat Recordings, Treasured Grooves, Ammo Records, Phunky Data, DaFunk” and his own imprint that he co-owns with label partner L!to “Jacked Out Trax”. Barney’s releases have been getting support from fellow piers such as: Mark Farina, DJ Heather, Gene Farris, Hector Moralez, Jason Hodges, 4Peace, Brian Patterson, Gil Aguilar, Enrico BSJ Ferrari and regular chart features in Traxsource and Juno Download weekly Jackin charts.
Since the launch of Jacked Out Trax Back In January 2018 Barney has been busy overseeing label operations with business Partner L!to. Signing new artist and pushing the ethos of what Jacked Out Trax is all about. With a new monthly residency at the Badda Bing Night Club in Brighton starting and both production releases, remixes duties and a new monthly podcast “The Lost Mixtape Series”. Barney is continuing to push the House Music Sound that he loves and feels so passionate about.
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