The Gloaming carve new paths connecting the rich Irish folk tradition and the New York contemporary music scene. From haunting sean-nós songs to rousing instrumental medleys, they create a new musical alchemy between ancient traditions, experimentation and modernity. The debut album, entitled The Gloaming, was released on Brassland/Real World Records in January 2014. The reviews have been unanimous in their praise for The Gloaming’s unique approach to Irish music: their respect for the traditions whilst bringing an unconventional energy into the mix. At sell-out shows in prestigious venues internationally, audiences have been blown away by the band’s breathtaking virtuosity and spirited set. The album featured in The Guardian’s “the one album you should hear this week,” and was described as “a sumptuous debut” by Mojo Magazine; “contemporary music making at its very best” by The Irish Times; “thoroughly polished” by The Sunday Times. It’ll come as no surprise that ‘The Gloaming’ featured on many Best Albums of 2014 lists, including: The Guardian, NPR, Mojo, The Irish Times & Songlines — and won the coveted Meteor Choice Music Prize representing The Best Irish Album of The Year.
Label | Brassland/Real World
Management | Barque Management
Discography | The Gloaming on Allmusic.com