Stream: Danny Madigan – Bruiser


Danny Madigan has evidently been riding a wave of inspiration as of late. A leading light in Belfast’s somewhat unexpected, yet fully operational synth-wave scene, along with Alpha Chrome Yayo and Transpacifica, his throwback craft betrays heaps of savvy and a full-blown recognition of the weight of a hook. Across six tracks, Madigan’s new mini-album, Bruiser, takes that M.O and runs with it – far beyond the stratosphere and right back again.

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