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The Gloaming announce new album and reveal two new tracks

The Gloaming have announced that their new studio album ‘The Gloaming 3’ will be released on 22 February 2019 on Real World Records.  Produced by Thomas Bartlett, it was recorded last autumn in New York at Reservoir Studios. The album is available to pre-order now and by way of introduction, two new tracks ‘Áthas (Joy)’ and ‘Sheehan’s Jigs’ are available

9Bach reveal new video with an incredible story

Real World Publishing writers 9Bach have released a new video to accompany the song ‘Ifan’, that features on their third album Anian. The song tells the true story of Ivan Mishukov, a young child who left his poverty stricken home and fended for himself on the streets of Moscow in the nineties. Feeling the watchful eyes of the wild dogs on him,

Portico Quartet used in new BBC Radio 4 drama

Shincyn’s Moon, is the sixth series of the Radio 4 comedy drama Curious under the Stars and features the music of Portico Quartet‘s debut album for Real World Records Knee-Deep in the North Sea extensively across the episodes. The 15 minute drama is set in Glan Don, a mystical village on the Welsh coast, where Gareth and Diane struggle to run the Druid’s Rest

Dub Colossus – A Spy in the House of Dub EP announced

Marking 10 years since the first release by Dub Colossus, their new EP, A Spy In The House of Dub, is a celebration of the musical journey that Dub Colossus has been on since then, featuring new versions of tracks from the first three albums, and a nod to the future with two entirely new tracks. After a hiatus for a couple of

Geoffrey Oryema’s The River now available digitally

  To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Geoffrey Oryema’s second album, 1993’s Beat The Border, Real World Records have made the official music video for the album’s lead single ‘The River’ available digitally for the first time. The single, which features a remix by Brian Eno, is also now available to stream on Spotify, and other digital platforms. The follow-up to

Gallery of the Islamic World features Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan‘s classic recording of ‘Allah Hoo Allah Hoo’ from Love & Devotion has been included as part of the audio guide of the new Gallery of the Islamic World at the British Museum. The collection comprises a broad and diverse spectrum of the material culture produced from the seventh century to the present day in the Islamic world, and is displayed across

The Gloaming live dates 2019 announced

  The Gloaming have just announced their 2019 residency at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland. There will be seven shows between 4-11 March and the tickets are on general sale now.  >> Tickets to see The Gloaming << LIVE DATES 2019 (SO FAR) 22 Feb UTRECHT, NL TivoliVredenburg 26 Feb LONDON, UK Union Chapel 28 Feb LONDON, UK Union Chapel 02 Mar VERONA, IT Teatro Ristori 04 Mar DUBLIN, IE

The Breath – Let the Cards Fall

The Breath —guitarist Stuart McCallum and singer, lyricist and flautist, Ríoghnach Connolly— have unveiled the video for ‘Let the Cards Fall’, the title-track from their sophomore album, released this autumn on Real World Records. The song is a delicate, wistful ode partly inspired by Queen Macha, of ancient Irish legend and the namesake of Armagh, Ríoghanch’s birthplace. Everyone needs a

Solitude from Stuart McCallum

Our writer Stuart McCallum (also guitarist in The Breath) releases his new solo EP today, Friday 15 June. The EP, Solitude, explores the subtleties and emotive nuances of the acoustic guitar in a breathtakingly beautiful way. The tracklisting is: 1. Alnmouth 2. Saltburn 3. Craster 4. Newton 5. Farne Visit Stuart’s Bandcamp page. It’s a busy period for Stuart, whose band

Watch The Gloaming in concert

Watch The Gloaming perform Live at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland on the final night of their 2018 Residency, in a new concert film by Philip King.  Broadcast on RTÉ 1 over the Easter weekend the concert is available to view globally on the RTÉ player until 1 May 2018. >> Watch The Gloaming Live in Dublin << The