Rusted Rail

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Rusted Rail
Rusted Rail logo.jpg
FounderKeith Wallace
GenreAlternative Folk, Psychedelic music[1]
Country of originRepublic of Ireland

Rusted Rail is an Irish independent record label that was started in 2006 by Keith Wallace.[2][3][4]

Rusted Rail have released albums by artists including Phantom Dog Beneath the Moon, United Bible Studies, The Declining Winter. Music for Dead Birds and Songs of Green Pheasant amongst other artists from Ireland, The UK and Europe.[5]


Keith Wallace formed the label after working as station manager for Flirt FM.[6] They release records primarily on 3" CD, but also on standard format CD. The records released by the label have received international attention for their handmade aesthetic and experimental content.[7] CUBS is a group comprising artists who have released material through the label, including Phantom Dog Beneath The Moon, Loner Deluxe, A Lilac Decline, United Bible Studies, and The Driftwood Manor.[8]



  1. ^ "Independet's Day". RTE.
  2. ^ Aoife Barry (17 June 2011). "Rise of the tribes". The Irish Times.
  3. ^ Kernan Andrews (15 December 2011). "Rusted Rail Christmas Party". Galway Advertiser.
  4. ^ Graham, Stephen (2016). Sounds of the Underground: A Cultural, Political and Aesthetic Mapping of Underground and Fringe Music. University Michigan Press. p. 44.
  5. ^ Cian O'Connel (28 January 2021). "Rusted Rail is still keeping track on Galway music scene". Connacht Tribune.
  6. ^ "Focus on Galway: Rusted Rail, Brigid Power Ryce, So Cow & Yawning Chasm". 18 June 2011.
  7. ^ Rusted Rail on rateyourmusic
  8. ^ "Cubs - Perpetual Light". Folk Radio UK. 8 August 2013.

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