Irish Music Magazine interview

In February 2021, Alan talked to Robert Heuston from Irish Music Magazine about Solitaire Recording Studio and Alan’s history in the Irish recording sector.

Microphone additions

We have just added 2 beautiful Neumann microphones to the studio collection that are very special to me. This is a Neumann U87ai which originally was bought (approx 1985) by the studio that I trained in between 1989 and 1996. I used this exact mic to record hundreds of vocals and other instruments over 7 … Read more

Philip Noone Video

“Say Anything But A Goodbye” is the latest single from Philip Noone. Philip recorded his vocals here at Solitaire and all mixing and mastering was done here also by Alan Whelan. Below is a link to the video on Youtube. Enjoy

” Say Anything But a Goodbye”

I had the pleasure of recording vocals for this song in January and then mixing and mastering it for Philip Noone. The single was released today and is now available on all platforms. Philip will be back in the studio in February to start work on some new projects. Enjoy

It’s been a busy week

Alan has been busy with several streaming and location recording projects this week. Last Weds/Thursday he was working with The Stunning and Lyra for a streamed corporate Christmas party working for Lumio. Over the weekend he has the pleasure of doing some location recording for Nine Yards with 3 amazing acts – The Scratch, Lisa … Read more