The Driftwood Manor - Dominican Black Abbey

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The Driftwood Manor will launch their new Dominican Black Abbey EP on July 17th in The Roisin Dubh, with special guest Phantom Dog Beneath The Moon.

Rusted Rail
is proud to announce the release of "Dominican Black Abbey" by Irish avant-folk project The Driftwood Manor.

For this six-track extended player The Driftwood Manor (based around lynchpin Eddie Keenan) have crafted their own brand of warm and earthy music which weaves strands of apocalyptic appalachia, psychedelic folk, Irish trad and a hint of doom metal into a rich sonic tapestry. 
Recorded in Galway from winter 2010 till summer 2012, Keenan worked with a number of long-time collaborators including co-producer Keith Wallace to create an EP which features fiddle player Neil Fitzgibbon, vocalist Annemarie Deacy (Mirakil Whip) and guitarist Bryan Higgins (Rites) making their marks on the recordings.

This 3" EP is housed in a hand-assembled and hand-stamped card sleeve. The EP will be available to mail order from Rusted Rail and from select independent music retailers including Wingnut Records at Bell, Book & Candle.

Aaron Hurley is a singer and songwriter of Irish avant folk/showgaze duo Phantom Dog Beneath The Moon. A native of Galway, he has just returned to Ireland after five years in England. In collaboration with Scott McLaughlin, Aaron has recorded music under the name ‘Phantom Dog Beneath the Moon’, releasing an EP 'Through a Forest Only' and a CD album ‘The Trees, The Sea In a Lunar Stream’ on Rusted Rail.

Rusted Rail Presents
The Driftwood Manor "Dominican Black Abbey" EP launch
Phantom Dog Beneath The Moon
Roisin Dubh (upstairs)
9pm, Tuesday 17th July
Admission €5


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