The new live room conversion started last week. Already in use as a drum room with its dark sounding concrete walls, the new version will be a warmer sounding soft wood enclosed space suitable for all types of recording. It is already wired to the main studio with 24 audio tie lines and has its … 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
Below is a link to a song that I mixed and mastered for the very talented Lara Battson. Lara recorded piano and vocals at home and sent the files to me for mixing. I really love her voice. Enjoy
Below is a link to an info article about Philip Noone and his latest single.
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
Over the weekend Alan did a mix and master of the song Locked Together by Gospel band Phat Hat. The tracks for this song are available on the Plugin Alliance website under the Sessions tab for anyone who wants to have a go at mixing them. Link below to the finished product on our youtube … Read more
The last track that we mastered for Ella this week is our version of a traditional Irish ballad called.”Black Is The Colour”. A similar version to this also appears on the album “Celtic Instrumental Airs From Ireland”. Recorded at Solitaire Recording Studio Dublin and Cavan. Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Alan Whelan. Produced and Arranged … Read more