January 28, 2023

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Music With A Powerful Message: Barron S Releases Tech-House-Inspired Single “TKO”

Barron S is best described as a fiery redhead and a two-piece TOTAL music nerd. The woman’s talents and tireless passion have brought her many opportunities in her young career so far. To name a few, she has DJed on Rihanna’s Anti World Tour, opened for electro-funk duo Chromeo, house DJ & producer Sharam Jey and Las Vegas DJ KnowleDj, and has performed at Vancouver’s Pride Parade over 500,000 people played. And Barron S made history in 2018 when she became the first female DJ in the NHL with the Vancouver Canucks. From 2018 to 2021 she held the position of in-arena DJ and music director in the team.

Fast forward to today, Barron S’ independent music career is picking up steam and she just released a new song on October 13th. The new single, titled “TKO,” is a passionate tech-house banger that will have fans dancing in thought and wanting another tune. A dance track with a powerful message was important to Barron S in their new single.

The message behind “TKO” revolves around the choice to sidestep patriarchy. “Working at the heart of the boys’ club, I saw limitless possibilities for change and progression,” Barron S. said of the inspiration behind her song. “After movements like Me Too entered mainstream consciousness, I thought society was ready to take responsibility for the inequalities that women oppress on a daily basis. But after being kicked out, shut down, and shut down again and again, I realized how detrimental these work environments were to my mental and emotional health. I can make more positive changes in the world by stepping out of toxic environments and connecting with co-workers who share my values.”

Barron S says of the song:

“While I was writing ‘TKO,’ a friend of a friend overheard me saying ‘suck my d*ck’ while attending my studio session and told me there are just some things women shouldn’t say,” recalled Barron S. “I told him to get the fuck out of my session, then I added the lyrics ‘ride my d*ck’ to that song.

“I don’t think women should follow any other rules: not in what we can say or do, where we can work, how much we get paid, what we wear, how much of our bodies we show, and certainly not for our reproductive freedoms.”