Monthly archive January, 2012
WESTLAND STUDIOS / MSB MASTERING

WESTLAND STUDIOS / MSB MASTERING

Westland is one of Dublin’s largest and longest running studios with clients including U2, Bob Dylan, The Cure, Gemma Hayes and the Kanyu Tree and gear including a 48 channel SSL desk, grand piano and hammond organ. In late 2010 it experienced a fresh injection of energy when producer Alwyn Walker took over. Now in...
WholeWorldBand set for The Music Show!

WholeWorldBand set for The Music Show!

Former 10CC and Godley & Crème man Kevin Godley and Andy Wood of Hypergallery and Cubic Motion fame are offering a sneak peak of their WholeWorldBand at the Music Show in the RDS on February 25 and 26. A revolutionary new interactive tool for iPhone 4/4s and iPad2, the App lets you create music with...
John Giddings to appear at The Music Show

John Giddings to appear at The Music Show

As the Managing Director of Solo Promotions and Agency, John Giddings is a promoter with no small amount of sway in the industry. He’s certainly come along way since being turned down by every record company for a job in the ’70s. Having graduated from Exeter University, those initial rejections led him to start working...
TICKETMASTER IRELAND

TICKETMASTER IRELAND

Ticketmaster is Ireland’s leading ticketing company, with a proven track record in the computerised ticketing industry, offering clients a service which is backed up by extensive experience and the highest standards of professionalism. Launched in July 1999, ticketmaster.ie has established itself as the market leader in online ticket purchasing in Ireland. Consumers have 24-hour access...
John Robb joins Music Show line-up

John Robb joins Music Show line-up

A returning Music Show panelist, John Robb may go down in the cultural texts of the time as the man who first coined the phrase ‘Britpop’, but that’s the least of his achievements. A hugely influential presence on the British punk scene, the Blackpool-born Robb has been something of a renaissance man for the majority...
Rubberbandits confirmed for Music Show

Rubberbandits confirmed for Music Show

It just might be the case that the panelists with the most wit, the finest quips and the greatest insight at The Music Show ’12 will be the two Limerick gentlemen wearing plastic bags over their heads. Blindboy Boat Club and Mr. Chrome will be stopping by the RDS for a chat in front of...
Additions to Music Show line-up continue apace!

Additions to Music Show line-up continue apace!

One of Irish music’s most legendary figures, Donal Lunny, has been confirmed for a public interview at the Hot Press and 2fm supported Music Show, which takes place on February 25 and 26 in the Dublin RDS. The multi-instrumentalist will be looking back at a career, which includes spells with such groundbreaking acts as The...

Gear Newsflash: JHS & Co to showcase Fret-King Black Label range

The Music Show is delighted to confirm that John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd will showcase the all-new Fret-King Black Label range of electric guitars and basses when the exhibition takes over the RDS at the end of February. Having just recently been unveiled to the world, the Fret-King Black Label range, with its classic...
Arthur Baker confirmed for The Music Show

Arthur Baker confirmed for The Music Show

A man present and participating at the dawn of hip hop. Arthur Baker is among the most well-known and widely imitated of the early hip hop producers, masterminding breakthrough experiments with tape edits and synthetic beats before he crossed over to introduce the art of remixing into the pop mainstream. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Baker...
Peter Smidt for The Music Show

Peter Smidt for The Music Show

As the founder and creative director of EuroSonic Noorderslag, Peter Smidt is responsible for overseeing the running of Europe’s largest showcase festival, the 2012 edition of which had Ireland as the focus country. Born in Amsterdam in 1959, Smidt studied at the University of Groningen before going on to work as a musician, in record...
Shamal Ranasinghe for The Music Show

Shamal Ranasinghe for The Music Show

Shamal Ranasinghe is a man very much at the forefront of digital music product strategy and development. He has over a decade’s worth of experience in the field, and is the co-founder of Topspin Media. Launched in 2007, the London-based company offers a direct-to-fan platform that artists and marketers employ to grow their audience, turn...
MONASTERY MUSIC

MONASTERY MUSIC

Dublin music store, Monastery Music, stocks musical instruments, accessories and also carries out repairs. It serves a wide range of instruments including Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Amplifiers, Keyboards, Drums, Banjos, Bodhrans, Violins, Bouzoukis, Flutes, Mandolins, Accordions, Concertinas, Whistles and Schools & Educational instruments. Monastery Music specialises in repairs (electric & acoustic), re-strings, set-ups, re-fretting &...