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 […]
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 […]
“Come As You Are” is the welcoming slogan to Aberdeen, Washington in the United States of America and lyrics by the Nirvana front-man and lead singer Kurt Cobain. This track was the band’s second release from their second studio album ‘Nevermind’ which was hugely successful worldwide, knocking Michael Jackson’s album ‘Dangerous’ […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Record Store Day is the one day of the year when over 200 independent record shops all across the UK come together to celebrate their unique culture. Special vinyl releases are made exclusively for the day and many shops and cities host artist […]
Collaboration Band: Atomic. EP: I buy Clothes in Charity Shops. Album: Trouble in the Squirthouse. Click here to view compilation. Year: 1999 / 2000. Collaboration College Band: Smut Genre: Punk. Year: 2001. Collaboration College Band: Stig of Le Dump. Genre: Heavy Rock / Metal. Module: […]
Aos. Hello Jimmy LaValle aka ‘The Album Leaf’ and a very warm Welcome to ‘Architect of Sound’. Firstly i would you to tell us a brief introduction about yourself? Jimmy LaValle: I’m a musician, producer, composer mostly known for my solo music released as ‘the Album […]
Belgium is a country located in the centre of Europe and is famous for many tourism delights such as waffles covered in strawberries and cream, Belgian beer (Leffe, Zinne Bir, Trappist beer Chimay, Duval), Belgian chocolate, mussels and fries (The National Dish), Frites in a cone […]
Explore a vast array of Instruments from music cultures from around the world in the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Brussels, Belgium.
The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is located in central Brussels, Belgium. It is known for it’s wide selection of musical instruments from all over the World. The MIM collection began in 1877. Formerly it was housed in a very small building, where it was only possible […]
Luigi Russolo was a prominent painter in the Italian Futurist movement yet he is best known for ‘The Art of Noises‘ which is considered one of the most important and influential texts of musical aesthetics in the 20th Century. The text was written as a […]