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Music Non–stop

In school, they told me I had a contralto voice. I didn’t even know what contralto was. It’s a female voice with a male depth, they said. That’s cool, I said, I’ve got a heavy voice that’ll last.

Etta James, Las Vegas Review–Journal, 2011/02/26


We are a twenty–five minute drive from Cork City, five minutes from Macroom and eleven hours and forty minutes from Detroit, Michigan.
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The final few minutes drive into rural Cork can be something of a trial if you are not generally used to anything less than an eight–lane highway — do remember to keep to the left and watch out for sight–seeing cows.

A Tanglewood guitar hanging on a black and white regional road sign labelled Ruisín (Gaeilge) and Rusheen (English) near Macroom, County Cork, Republic of Ireland.

Separate Recording rooms let you see with no audio spill. A dead sound Vocal Booth, Drum Room with a little Air, both visible from the Live Room. We've even been asked to turn the drums up on occasions!

Take It Easy …

Don Henley of the Eagles played drums and sang backing vocals on Dancing Queen by Scandinavian popsters ABBA. As a matter of fact, we made that up — it’s really hard to find interesting trivia about The Eagles.