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Sweet Soul

I always say, as long as there is hatred, grudge, bigotry, racism, terrorism, famine, hardship and injustice, reggae speaks for the people that have no voice.

Junior Kelly, United Reggae, 2010/05/06


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!


Killing an Arab, The Cure’s take on Albert Camus’ ironic study of moral culpability, L’Étranger, was banned from broadcasts by the BBC during the Gulf War (1990–91) over concerns that it promoted violence towards arabs.