• CSG XII at 1984miracles

    With 1984 Miracles just ten days away from being a year in business and with an amazing showcase at the end of March and starting of April of great scratch  music, things can only get better for the street wear boutique and pop up music venue.  The shop also stocks a selection of vinyl records from Cut & Paste Records among others.  This will be also the twelfth edition of the Community Skratch Games which seems to increase in popularity each time, the shop also hosts skratch sessions between gigs and showcases during all of the weekend.

    Mati(dj Demel), 1984 Miracles other half helps run the music side of the business and along with his friends in Cut & Paste Records and amazing DJs such as Jimmy Penguin(skratchlords, csm), they helped generate a huge interest in Galway on 31st March/1st April this year with the Community Skratch Showcase and the two day festival at the Bierhaus bar called the Community Skratch Games. The event pulled a nice crowd to both the shop and bar on the Easter weekend, with DJs, producers, listeners and customers.
    There was sets from Darcy D, Sy Matic, DubbaDutch , Redmist, Simiah and the Skratch Lords among others.  Paul Holland is the UK IDA 2016 show champion and UK BattleAVE Scratch champion, a turntablist in pursuit of the one man band approach to perform music with modern DJ technology.

     

    After the showcase of music at 1984 Miracles, the music continued on through the afternoon, evening and night at the Bierhaus on Saturday and Sunday night, some of it, nice funky sets and presumably more scratching showcases when on during the evening and night time at the bar with a nice, interested crowd gathered.There was also annual Freestyle Battle Royal held on Saturday evening as a clash of the Titans world scratch battle ellimination , won by Djackulate (skratch lords) who is going to reprezent Ireland on the world final in Berlin.

    Community Skratch Showcase@1984 Miracles – Darcy D & Sy Matic

    Skratch Session between gigs in the shop – Dj DubbaDutch & Dj Demel

     

    Dj Dubba Dutch- Community Skratch Showcase@1984 Miracles.

    Appreciative audience for Community Skratch Showcase@1984 Miracles

     

    1984 Miracles – Cut & Paste Records – Community Skratch Showcase Saturday 31st March 2018.

    Gepostet von Niall McQuaid am Samstag, 31. März 2018

    Gepostet von Niall McQuaid am Montag, 2. April 2018

  • New Elade Menswear In Stock

    Elade menswear was started in 2003 in Poland and the high quality product was created in mind for people who are associated with life on the street, active and who value their comfort, quality and style. Our new Elade menswear delivery the shop got in recently has some fresh hoodies, sweatshirts and also some colourful unisex beanie hats, all of it available already in our online store.

    Aktualne Beanie Hat.

  • New option of store collection available.

    There will be a new option on the website from now on to be able to collect items from the shop after an online transaction, customers with any queries or issues can message the shop at any time through Facebook or the website.  The store collection option will also not incur an extra charge and please bring some form of ID or a copy of the printed email confirmation with you when calling to the shop.  Please note that the shop is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

    1984 Miracles Opening Hours.

    Mondays – Closed

    Tuesdays  10 AM – 6 PM

    Wednesdays 10 AM – 6 PM

    Thursdays  10 AM – 7 PM

    Fridays  10 AM – 7 PM

    Saturdays 10 AM – 6 PM

    Sundays   – Closed

  • 1984 Miracles: A Brief History.

    1984 Miracles opened their doors in 14th April 2017 and have brought something new to the bustling city of Galway, namely a cool fashion boutique with a very interesting music element to it.  The shop is run by couple Dagmara Zolty and her boyfriend Mati, Dagmara handling the business end of the shop whilst Mati handles the Community Scratch Sessions along with Galway man, Jimmy Penguin which is hosted on the last Saturday of each month in the shop.  The record label Cut and Paste Records is also part of the shop and some of the vinyl records on display at the shop are possibly used as dub plates for the scratching session.  I called down to the shop on 27th January to film some of the community scratch session and to get an interview with Dagmara.

    Niall: Dagmara what inspired you with with the name 1984 Miracles for the shop?

    Dagmara: 1984 was the year that myself and Mati, the other half of 1984 Miracles was born and we were thinking 1984 what?  And we came up with miracles, yeah why not!  Let’s do 1984 Miracles.

    Niall:  It was like a dream come true for you?

    Dagmara: Well we could say that, this show was an idea a good few years back and that was some kind of a dream.  Whatever is happening at the moment, I see sometimes that I can’t believe it’s actually happening, everything just goes with the flow.

    Niall: So tell me a bit about Mati’s involvement with the shop

    Dagmara: This was actually Mati’s idea, he’s been a DJ for a good few years since he was a kid and he’s always been involved with music events.  He’s a DJ himself, scratching and he is doing it at home whenever he can and he has loads of friends in that industry as well.  We decided to mix everything up, work, business and fashion together and hopefully it works.

    DJs scratching at 1984 Miracles.

    Mati and scratch student.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Niall: I think its a fantastic idea, I think it’s a very positive thing to bring to a clothes shop, its like you are grooving while you shop and look for clothes.

    Dagmara: We are very happy that people consider that a very nice thing, we try to do it as natural as we can and for now, everyone is welcome into the session and everyone that wants to learn how to do scratching, just feel free to pop in.  We do (Community Scratch Sessions) at the shop every last Saturday of the month, so people will know for the next time.

    Dagmara & Mati launching the shop in 14th April 2017.

    Niall: I was doing a bit of research and I realised that it is very popular in urban America (scratch hip hop sessions in clothes shops) there is quite a few fashion stores with the hip hop thing, Kanye West ha his own line of fashion (laughs).

    Dagmara: That’s the thing.

    Femi Stories Model.

    Niall: And you were saying in Poland too, that scratch and hip hop sessions in clothes shops were popular there?

    Dagmara: All the brands we stock they are kind of, there is something behind it, its not only clothing, there is a story behind every single brand.  They always support either the local music scene, like for example, break-dancers, the skate boarders or women’s clothing like the Femi Stories women’s brand.

    Femi Stories Top.

     

    Displays at 1984 Miracles.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Niall: Femi Stories, where’s that now, is that a Polish brand?

    Dagmara: That’s the Polish brand and they usually support surfers, skateboarders, snowboarders, girls who enjoy travel, adventure.

    Niall: And the lads like the Elade baseball caps (laughs).

    Dagmara: So we try to bring everything to Galway and see how people will like it and hopefully it takes off from there.  Its not even a year yet, a full year of the business will be in the middle of April.