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Sounds Good

A lotta people sing but they don’t sing with no understandin’. When you repeats your words, make sure to make some understanding of what you’re sayin’.

Howlin’ Wolf, Ann Arbor Blues Festival, 1969/08/02


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.

Bomb the Bass!

The late Mark Sandman of alternative rock group, Morphine, had an unusual bass–playing technique using only two strings — both of which were often tuned to the same note.