A Recent Fender Study Reveals….

Fender Study Finds 50% of New Guitarists Are Women. A new study from guitar manufacturer Fender reveals that women make up 50 percent of new guitar players in both the U.S.A and the U.K. There are plenty of female musicians for aspiring guitarists to look […]

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Ever wondered what it’s like working as a Engineer, Mixer or Producer in a Recording Studio? We hear from ‘Start Together Studio’ – One of the leading Professional Studios in Northern Ireland, Vocalist / Guitarist & Synthesizer extraordinaire from synth-pop band Oppenheimer.

Aos. Hello Rocky o’Reilly & Welcome to ‘Architect of Sound’.  Firstly I would you to tell us a brief introduction about yourself?   Rocky: I’m a producer/engineer/mixer/musician from Belfast. I own a couple of spaces called Start Together Studio, which have been open for over ten years […]

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Cities & Memory (Nature Call Project)

Cities and Memory is a global collaborative sound project encompassing field recording, sound art and sound mapping – remixing the world, one sound at at time.  The sound project is founded by ‘Stuart Fowkes’. Sounding Nature is is the first worldwide artistic reflection on our natural environment, […]

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To be a Human: Sounds in our World (dB)

To be a Human: Sounds in our World (dB) Focuses and reflects on the sounds in our environments and what we’re exposed to as human beings consciously throughout the world.  In the modern era we are constantly being exposed to high sound levels. Research studies show […]

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Ready? Ok! (Sports Art Exhibition)

READY? OK! 07.06.18 – 05.08.18 Ready? OK! is the Naughton Gallery’s second annual sports exhibition, exploring the world of sport through a range of media including photography, sculpture, video, and illustration. Following 2017’s Get’cha Head in the Game exhibition, Ready? OK! showcases some of the […]

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Album Interview: ‘Be More Kind’ by Frank Turner.

1. Aos. Hello Frank Turner – Welcome to ‘Architect of Sound’.  Firstly Congratulations on your seventh studio album ‘Be More Kind’ which was released early May 2018. It’s a terrific album and seven studio albums is a great achievement in the world of music. Frank Turner: Thanks. 2. Aos. ‘Be […]

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Live Show: The Carny Dream by Camille O’Sullivan.

Be drawn into a world of dark, light, circus and dreams as Camille O’Sullivan performs her intensely dramatic interpretations of the songs of Brel, Cave, Radiohead, Tom Waits, Bowie and more. In 2017 the singer took The Carny Dream show across the UK, selling out the Union Chapel in […]

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Tango: La Cumparsita (Sheet Music for Beginners)

“La cumparsita” (from “comparsa” carnival) is a tango written in 1916 by the Uruguayan musician Gerardo Matos Rodríguez, with lyrics by Pascual Contursi and Enrique Pedro Maroni. It is among the most famous and recognizable tangos of all time. Roberto Firpo, director and pianist of […]

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