Primavera Sound Barcelona
That his frenetic gangsta rap can at times feel hostile could be something to do with his experience in the United States Air Force, and maybe his incredible freelance style comes from his degree in journalism. What we don’t know is where Barrington Hendricks got that experimental spirit from, that mortal jump into the void which got everybody pogo dancing at Primavera Club. With colossal doses of glitch, the Maryland artist throws immediate and claustrophobic feelings out there, a dark sense of humour, panic emojis, pop counterculture and unfiltered violence. A radical speech that JPEGMAFIA, under hilarious titles such as I Might Vote 4 Donald Trump and I Cannot Fucking Wait Until Morrissey Dies, takes us to the limit.
Veteran (Deathbomb Arc, 2018)