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BLOWTORCH RECORDS

A BOUTIQUE RECORD LABEL FOR BANDS OF DISTINCTION

To keep up to date with what's happening in Irish punk, post punk, psych, motorik and electronica follow our Blowtorch Records' 'Gas It Up' Spotify playlist.

There's a new one each month and they are constantly being updated. If you would like to be featured get in touch using the contact form below.

EP of the week - Scattered Ashes All That Is Solid Melts Into Air

Following on from 2021's Parallel Lines EP, SCATTERED ASHES have released new EP All That Is Solid Melts Into Air

It addresses the constant state of flux we find ourselves in as members of modern society due to technology, consumerism, and the fickle nature of human beings. Across the EP the band reflect on the more destructive outcomes of these aspects such as racism, drug addiction, apathy, and greed. The EP also considers the more positive aspects of the shared human experience such as intimacy, growth and self-redemption. “There was a lot of serendipity on this record and at times it felt like we were expelling a lot of demons,” says Dalton. “This record was special, the words and the music just flew out, it felt different.”

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Scattered Ashes are an abrasive Dublin postpunk four-piece. 

We are delighted to announce the vinyl preorder of their second  EP All That Is Solid Melts Into Air on black 12" vinyl.

Order now in our secure online shop. 

The second EP from of all living things Cold Plunge on black 12" vinyl. First 25 orders include a CD of the EP.

FFO Just Mustard, Low and Mazzy Star this is a beautifully introspective listen.

Order now in our secure online shop.

Nixer are Seán Keenan and Simon Gardner and they deliver dancefloor friendly, uptempo and visceral electro synth wave.

 

Their upcoming EP I hit the town and the town hit me back is on a gorgeous transparent yellow vinyl 12" vinyl.

Pre order in our online shop

Nothing Hurt And Everything Was Beautiful 12" vinyl album by Belfast shoegase/dreampop band Virgins on stunning pink/red/yellow vinyl. Also includes a double sided credits/lyrics insert sheet.

Order now in our secure online shop. 

About Blowtorch Records

Blowtorch Records is an independent record label based in Galway on the West coast of Ireland. We offer a boutique online home for Irish bands and artists and those further afield. We are The Future Sound Of Ireland. Take a browse through our roster. Irish punk or post-punk? Try Some Remain, Punching Peaches and Japanese Jesus. Chilled dance beats? The Swedish Railway Orchestra are for you. Experimental electronica - Liana Forte. Indie techno - Nixer. Shoegaze - Virgins. You get the picture. If you're looking for chart music and free downloads, this is probably not the place for you. 

 

We have a range of music merchandise and an extensive vinyl selection from our bands in our online shop and also have our own gift vouchers. Some of our music is available as wav or mp3 downloads. Please subscribe to our newsletter using the form below and you will automatically be kept up to date with all the happenings in Blowtorch HQ.  If you have any other questions try our FAQ page or get in touch. We'd love to hear from you.

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