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Mixing It Up

A lot of composers are now working directly with computers. There’s a big change, both in music and in other areas too.

Philip Glass, Fader, 2012/05


We are a twenty–five minute drive from Cork City, five minutes from Macroom and eleven hours and forty minutes from Detroit, Michigan.
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The final few minutes drive into rural Cork can be something of a trial if you are not generally used to anything less than an eight–lane highway — do remember to keep to the left and watch out for sight–seeing cows.

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.

Separate Recording rooms let you see with no audio spill. A dead sound Vocal Booth, Drum Room with a little Air, both visible from the Live Room. We've even been asked to turn the drums up on occasions!

Machine Music

The theremin, widely regarded as the first popular example of an electronic musical instrument, has been famously used in movie soundtracks for Spellbound, The Lost Weekend and The Day The Earth Stood Still and more recently in the British television drama series, Midsomer Murders.