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In The Mix

The Boomtown Rats started because there was fuck all on the radio and fuck all to go and see live that wasn’t trad, jazz or a bad impersonation of American bands like Little Feat or The Flying Burrito Brothers.

Bob Geldof, Hot Press, 2002/06/24


We are a twenty–five minute drive from Cork City, five minutes from Macroom and eleven hours and forty minutes from Detroit, Michigan.
Map by Google

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!

I’m Your Biggest Fan!

Björk fan, Ricardo Lopez was so taken with the Icelandic diva that he mailed her a lovely bomb before topping himself in his Los Angeles apartment in 1996. As the former Sugarcube herself once sang, There’s definitely, definitely, definitely, no logic to human behaviour.