Rhythm Nation: Bantum

The electro-funk producer picks the ten tunes that mean the most to him

16th May, 2021
Rhythm Nation: Bantum
Bantum, aka Ruairi Lynch: 'I feel like I’m turning over a new leaf sonically'

Not even the world’s most sophisticated video streaming service can capture the atmosphere of a heaving dancefloor. When Ireland’s live venues eventually reopen, however, the Cork-based producer Bantum (aka Ruairí Lynch) will come prepared.

Following last year’s collaborations with the singer Loah, Bantum has recorded a three-track EP called New Leaf which signals a return to his trademark instrumental electro-funk sound.

“I had this constant image in my...

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