Con­tour Will De Burca Mal­ibu Shark At­tack My­nameisjOhn God Knows Mark Buck­eridge

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - COVER STORY -

mix ana­logue hard­ware and dig­i­tal soft­ware to make elec­tronic sounds that could have been made 15 years ago – in a soul­fully good way.

sticks to dig­i­tal means to make his mu­sic, but his de­but al­bum, To­mor­row’s Light and Dark­ness, cap­tures the essence of 1980s elec­tron­ica.

sees Belfast’s Rocky O’Reilly team­ing up with At­lanta’s Tribe One. On their great synths-meet-in­die-meet-rap de­but al­bum they’re helped by pals such as Tim Wheeler.

A Zim­bab­wean Chris­tian Shan­non­based rap­per called and pa­gan Clare man with the moniker

walk into a room . . . and cre­ate one of this year’s most in­ven­tive lis­tens.

Fi­nally, is a man of mys­tery, just like the yearn­ing, lo-fi sounds on his de­but EP Talk­ing is Good for You.

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