One year on, we are still living with the global Covid19 pandemic. Safety is paramount at Solitaire. The studio is open as normal for remote mixing and mastering. Clients from all over the world can send files to be mixed or mastered without visiting the studio. This is something that could not have happened a … Read more
I have just set up a new Soundcloud account for Solitaire Studio. This account is a place to send new clients who would like to hear examples of the music I have recorded, mixed and or mastered previously.
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.
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
“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
You are very welcome to the new look Solitaire Studio website. I hope you can find the answers here to every question that you might have about the studio, but please feel free to contact us direct by mobile phone or contact form if you have any further queries. The studio is open for business … Read more
Over the last few months all equipment at the studio has been sent in batches to our maintenance engineer for servicing, updating and recalibrating. During this time any dirty pots, old valves or electrical issues which creep in over time, were expertly dealt with and we are glad to say everything in the studio is … Read more