Century Media Records have announced the signing of London-based trap metal artist Mimi Barks. To commemorate the occasion, Mimi will be releasing a fresh new track titled “Back Off” on September 4, 2020.
Regarding the signing, Mimi Barks states:
To be honest, I never wanted to work with a label. Experiences got me thinking they are all crooks. I hate that sassy, know-it-all industry attitude. Tryna enforce their idea of what an artist should look like and deliver musically, making sure it fits right into the charts zeitgeist.
I got the feeling Century Media sees artists and they work with them because they actually fuck with their music, not coz they see potential to mold that person to their liking. If they wouldn’t fuck with the music, they wouldn’t team up. Straight forward and no shit talk. I trust that they won’t interfere, but execute my vision. Eventually they got me when we were on a night out in Berlin, getting lit till 5AM/6AM, when on our way home they were like, ‘Why we going home? I’d love to go on a rave right now’. It’s a match.
Century Media adds:
Since Century Media Records has always been a breeding ground for female artists we are more than happy to welcome another visionary that is oscillating between genres.
Last year saw the release of Mimi Barks’ debut solo EP, ‘Enter The Void.’ And just this year she unleashed tracks/videos “The Dark,” “Big Ass Chains” and “Transient,” which you can check out below.