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Patrick Some great trad but also playing with fusions and boundaries. Expect the unexpected. Favorite track: Fluorescent Banshee.
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pussingloves I was driving down a country road on a summer morning in a sour mood a few days ago when this gem played on Celtic Music Radio. I cheered up immediately. Having now listened to the full album, I wholeheartedly endorse the lot, it's crackin. Favorite track: Castellation.
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Up The River 03:38
Castellation 05:20
St Vincent's 06:00
Veruda 05:54


released June 20, 2018

Rachel Walker - Fiddle, Low Whistle, Vocals
Daniel Abrahams - Guitar, Double Bass, Vocals
Phil Alexander - Accordion, Piano

Graham Coe - Cello (tracks 1, 3, 4 & 5)
Dominic Blaikie - Vocals (tracks 2 & 6)
Ciaran Ryan - Fiddle, Tenor Banjo (tracks 2, 7 & 10)

All songs written by Daniel Abrahams and Rachel Walker, arranged by Dowally, except:

‘And I Love Her’, written by Lennon/Mccartney, arranged by Dowally
‘Fluorescent Banshee’, which is a mashup of ‘Fluorescent Adolescent’ written by Alex Turner and Johanna Bennett and ‘The Banshee’, a traditional Irish tune, arranged by Dowally.

Recorded at Castlesound Studio, Pencaitland, Scotland, November 2017
Engineered and Mixed by Stuart Hamilton
Mastered by Jon Cohrs
Artwork by Rafaela Taylor
Photos by Jeremy Abrahams
© 2018 Daniel Abrahams and Rachel Walker


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Dowally Edinburgh, UK

Dowally make unclassifiable, thrillingly energetic music, fusing their love of traditional Scottish music with jazz harmony, Eastern European rhythms and deep Americana raucousness. Dan Abrahams’ driving guitar and Rachel Walker’s swinging fiddle are joined by various guests such as Phil Alexander (of Moishe’s Bagel fame) on Accordion and Graham Coe on Cello. ... more

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