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The Right Note

Any good music must be an innovation.

Les Baxter, The Sounds of Adventure — album notes, Capitol, 1965


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!

Motor City Music …

Tamla Records had its first hit with Barrett Strong’s Money (That’s What I Want) in 1959, which made it to number two on the Billboard R&B chart.