Today sees South London based producer and DJ, HUNA share his debut single ‘Knock’; the first track to be taken from his upcoming double A-side single due for release via Negative Space [MA] in July. Pre-order one of the 100 white label vinyl’s being released with a limited-edition artwork print here - LINK ‘Knok’ is an original and forward-facing statement of intent from the emerging producer.
The percussive, bass-heavy cut sees HUNA leaning into febrile glitchy rhythms, rattling
breaks and subtle dissonance that are gently balanced by atmospheric synths and a piano motif. Growing up in a rural satellite town in the south of England, HUNA’s exposure to electronic music was minimal and the internet was where his fascination for the genre flourished, becoming the source of his eclectic style. Despite being at the dawn of his career, the producer is already making waves cutting his teeth as a resident DJ at Rye Wax in Peckham and he has been supported by re:ni, Lurka, Jossy Mitsu, Piezo, Pépe, Etch, Banoffee Pies, Martha, Sputnik One, Denham Audio, Guava, Tom Blip, Cabasa, Debba, Naina, Truska, Kincaid and more. His fresh sound design-centred approach to club music makes him a newcomer with serious clout.
At two releases deep, Negative Space [Ma] has established itself as one of the most vital new imprints in leftfield electronic music. Priding themselves on discovering stylishly idiosyncratic producers, this latest single follows previous releases from unperson and R.O.S.H as well as renowned label club nights that featured early bookings of tastemakers such as object blue, upsammy,
Published: 7th May 2020