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The latest news from Blowtorch Records - November 2021

Punching Peaches merch; Turnstiles headline Mike The Pies; TV People vinyl; Vinyl pressing issues blog; Blowtorch gift card


Punching Peaches celebrate their Róisín Dubh debut

Punching Peaches made their debut in Galway's iconic Róisín Dubh with support from Limerick's Static Vision on Monday November 15. To commemorate this auspicious date they have commissioned a limited run of T shirts bearing their peachy logo. As well as being on sale at the gig, it's also available in our shop right now.


Turnstiles in Mike the Pies

Friday November 19, Turnstiles are headlining a full indoor gig in Mike The Pies. This boutique venue has won numerous awards for its intimate, friendly atmosphere and is the perfect place to see the band fresh from their UK tour. Support comes from new(ish) Belfast noise merchants Enola Gay who are making waves with their uncompromising musical and political approach. It's going to be one of those 'I was there..." nights. Tickets €15 via the button below.


TV People vinyl update

We now have a date for the arrival of the long-awaited TV People vinyl. It will be with us w/c November 29 and will ship out the following week. Thanks to everyone who pre-ordered and has waited. You can now order safe in the knowledge you only have a couple of weeks to wait!


Bill Cummings' article on the pressing issues around sourcing vinyl

Record pressing plant

The TV People vinyl wait feeds into our latest blog. It's a great article by Bill Cummings from GOD IS IN THE TV zine. It's an in depth look at the issues facing small, independent labels, such as ourselves, when trying to get vinyl pressed. We're delighted to have some input into this debate - thanks Bill for allowing us to reprint his piece here.


Blowtorch Records Gift Card

Blowtorch Records gift card

Never be stuck for a gift for the music lover in your life with the new Blowtorch Records gift vouchers. They are redeemable against all products in our shop and there is no expiry date. Any balance remains on the card until it is spent.

Available in €10, €15, €25 and €50 values.




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