Proper Micro NV
Proper Micro NV is the alias of Limerick singer/songwriter/producer Rory Hall. The 22 year old has embraced electronic music of all sub-genres. At present Proper Micro NV specialises in down-tempo experimental electronic music, a move that has seen him being compared to James Blake and Mount Kimbie in recent months. Hall has also received recognition from Irish electronic songstress and former Moloko front-woman Roisin Murphy; who called his voice "Gorgeous" via social media. His debut EP titled 'EP1' was released in June 2016 to positive reviews. The Irish Times said that Proper Micro NV's vocal was "One of the most interesting new voices on the Irish scene in some time". They complimented the EP by saying that "it was a great showcase for Proper Micro NV's distinctive, soulful, bittersweet vocals and off-kilter electronica. On the 1st of July 2016, Hall was announced by RTÉ 2fm as one of 30 acts shortlisted by an expert judging panel to perform at Electric Picnic. On the 7th of December, Hall will release his second EP 'It's always raining' via Plasmapool records. The first single 'Flaws' will be released on the 3rd of November. In early 2017, music platform Spotify selected Flaws for their official Fresh Finds playlist, causing a large increase in listenership and popularity. On the 22nd of March 2017, he performed his first live performance at Bello in Dublin for promoters Nialler9 and Homebeat. The performance received positive reviews.