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Hear Boya’s Volcanic ‘The Idler’

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Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin’s Mister Saturday Night party series has become much more than a down-home Brooklyn bash. Over the past few years, the MSN masterminds have toured their parochial shindig around the world, and in 2012 the duo launched an eponymous record label. So far, the vinyl-only outfit has devoted much of its efforts to showcasing rough-hewn house and techno beats from fresh-faced talents like Brooklyn darling Anthony Naples and Dublin’s Lumigraph, and the latest addition to the Mister Saturday family is no exception. Boya (a.k.a. Davin Conaty), whose self-titled EP drops November 25, also hails from Ireland, and his rugged tunes reflect the label’s infatuation with unpolished, left-field dance floor sounds. Conaty adds personal flair by injecting an aquatic feel into his flowing house tracks; on “The Idler,” a soggy kick drum erupts suddenly from a nearly silent intro and slaps down like wet feet on pavement, while synths burble, dribble, and pop through ravines of sub bass and pebbly hand-drum rhythms.