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Indie Label Showcase: Rusted Rail | events

20 July 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

| 5€

Indie Label Showcase: Rusted Rail
Friday, July 20th
21:00 – 23:30

Rusted Rail is a micro-independent record label based in Galway. Founded by Keith Wallace in 2006 it has has almost 40 releases in that time and has gained coverage in print media as varied as The Wire Magazine, Uncut, The Irish Times and The Galway Advertiser, as well as national and international radio-airplay and many music videos.

On Friday, July 20th Rusted Rail will bring three of their acts to The Loft for an evening of blissful indie folk featuring Yawning Chasm, Phantom Dog Beneath The Moon and A Lilac Decline.

Doors are at 9pm and admission is €5 (first 30 people get a free pint of Elevation Pale Ale!)

Sponsored by Wicklow WolfIt Music & The Chili Shack.

Yawning Chasm

Yawning Chasm will be launching his new album “Songs from Blue House” at this Rusted Rail label showcase night. “Beautifully crafted, hypnotic folk of the like you don’t hear much nowadays, blissful musings and beautiful melodies” according to Norman Records, while The Irish Times call his music “Delicate and affecting”. Aaron Coyne a.k.a Yawning Chasm has delivered an album of intimate songs with both pastoral pace and bucolic bliss and you can hear them at this launch gig for his album “Songs from Blue House”.


Phantom Dog Beneath The Moon

Phantom Dog Beneath The Moon released the album “The Statue of the Hunter is Lost at Sea” in the spring of 2017 on Rusted Rail. It has been described as “special stuff…something in the way that folk songs become swathed in wisps of shoegaze and abstract drones is mysterious and ineffable” according to Norman Records, while The Galway Advertiser said “Its sonic textures and atmospheres, left-field indie guitar work, and folkloric lyrics, draw the listener into a strange, beguiling world”.


A Lilac Decline

The music project of acclaimed visual artist Cecilia Danell, her album “The Mountain Rages” was released in 2017 on Rusted Rail and has been described as “having a ghostly, hazy beauty that is hypnotic and easy to get lost in” according to Ptolemaic Terrascope, while Norman Records call her music “wonderfully evocative home made folk songs”. The Galway Advertiser praised her “Gentle, lyrical, yet intensely personal, folk-influenced songs” and named A Lilac Decline the Galway Advertiser Solo Artist of the Year.


For more info see www.rustedrail.com


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20 July 2018
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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The Loft
Seven Bridgestreet7 Bridge Street
Galway, County Galway H91 A588 Republic of Ireland
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