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Stay Sharp

A lot of people think Mariah Carey is just another singer but she’s got something … and what a stroke of luck the day she swallowed that whistle.

Phil Oakey, Q Magazine, 1995/02


A Tanglewood guitar hanging on a black and white regional road sign labelled Ruisín (Gaeilge) and Rusheen (English) near Macroom, County Cork, Republic of Ireland.

You are on the verge of recording excellence when you see this sign — or possibly you are just lost. Photograph by Rana Mullan

We are located about two miles from Macroom, in the Cork countryside, approximately 25 minutes from Cork City. We have a range of accomodation options available, please contact us for details.


Tribarac Studio,
The Creamery,
County Cork,
P12 AE61

Telephone: +353 (0)26 49254
Mobile: +353 (0)86 173 2813

Alternatively, contact us by email.

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Dire Straits the first recording artist to sell a million copies of an audio CD album with Brothers in Arms in 1985. In February that same year, David Bowie became the first major artist to have his entire back catalogue converted to the audio CD format.