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New Music – Rainy Boy Sleep, Datadrip, Bobofunk

Here are the latest New Music selections from the On The Record column in tomorrow’s edition of The Ticket. All tips for future New Music picks welcome below Rainy Boy Sleep From Derry, singer-songwriter Stevie Martin has been making a …

Thu, Oct 6, 2011, 14:00

   

Here are the latest New Music selections from the On The Record column in tomorrow’s edition of The Ticket. All tips for future New Music picks welcome below

Rainy Boy Sleep

From Derry, singer-songwriter Stevie Martin has been making a lot of friends with his spry songs, smart production and smashing voice. The word is definitely spreading about Martin’s talents: this summer saw him playing festivals like Glastonbury, Reading and London’s Hard Rock Calling. Thanks to DO’C for the tip

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Datadrip

Beautifully textured and pitched electronic bleeps from Dublin duo Brendan Roth and Steve McEvoy whose tunes to date indicate an act with a lot going on under the bonnet. Playing Hard Working Class Heroes this weekend (Twisted Pepper, Saturday, 9.50pm).

Bobofunk

Dublin producer Johnny Brennan’s new three-track “Home Alone EP” for the First/Second label catches his classical take on dubstep’s bassy past and house and garage-friendly present. Playing Dublin’s Crawdaddy with Moths and Mondkopf on October 29.