Since establishing themselves as a standout production company, Sound Training Productions have been lucky enough to work with some fantastic artists over the years, covering all aspects of pre-production, recording, mixing & mastering of a huge list of great musicians! Gigs & events that we have ran have been hughley successful andnow we have teamed up with Garageland Ireland to help promote the next wave of talent! Artists that have worked with Sound Training students and graduates include:
Irish household name Mundy performed on our 2018 Whispers in the Wind album with a fantastic performance of Neil Young’s “After The Goldrush”. Hailing from Birr Co. Offaly Mundy has been releasing music since 1996 with his debut “Jelly Legs”!
Starting out as one sibling’s effort to boost the spirits of the other after over a year of extended hospital stays, invasive surgeries, and traumatic uncertainties, CARRON eventually developed into a vessel for their kinship – a project they can share, shape, and learn from together. Featured on “Whispers in the Wind” in aid of Samaritans Ireland!
Electrofantasy act NIMF is the winner of Pure M Best Newcomer. Her recent release, “My Choice” premiered on Nialler9 and Gigslutz UK, adding up to over 10,000 views. After a fantastic performance at Searchlight 2018, it looks like it’s going to be a good year for NIMF!
No Tie Friday
No Tie Friday are a four piece Indie Pop/Alternative band from Wicklow, with inspirations ranging from Bad Suns, Circa Waves, Two Door Cinema Club, The Academic and Foals. They performed at our Searchlight gig in Button Factory in 2018! Have a listen to their hit single “Delay” here!
Electronic duo SYLK, showcase a dark, distorted, black and white sound along with noise, harmony and visuals mixed with electro-pop elements! We were delighted to feature them on our 2018 charity album with a cover of Frank Ocean’s “White Ferarri”.
Advertising themselves as “Some loud kids from Dublin making music.” Future Stops are a 5-piece indie-rock band who have made quite a name for themselves over the past two years. From gigs in Whelan’s & The Academy to releasing their first single “He Said/She Said” in August 2017, the future looks good!
Originally from Wexford, WOLFF appeared on our 2018 Charity Album “Whispers in the Wind” with a version of “Tell My Ma” that we guarantee you’ve never heard the likes of before! A genre description of “Trashy Blues” certainly lives up to it’s name!
Tanjier are a Dublin based trio who have brought their indie electro-pop music to many of the major festivals and venues in Ireland. Their sound is inspired by acts like Coldplay, The 1975, and LCD Soundsystem. They performed on our acoustic stage at Searchlight 2018!
Dublin’s Craig Gallagher began his career singing the pubs of Dublin’s. He released a four track EP titled “Home” that shot to No.1 on iTunes in Ireland, and he has earned over 1.5 million streams on Spotify. He featured on Degrees Of Light in 2017 covering “Rise Up” by Andra Day!
Farah Elle is a Dublin based singer-songwriter. Her rhythmic lyrics, piano driven songs and distinctive voice aim to reveal something of the beauty in the ephemeral everyday. She covered the infamous “Teardrop” by Massive Attack on our Degrees Of Light album which you can stream below!
We Cut Corners
We Cut Corners have had 2 albums nominated for the Choice Music Prize for Irish album of the year. They have also toured with The Maccabees, Villagers and Frightened Rabbit amongst others! In 2016, they were nice enough to record a track for our 2016 Charity Album “My Lovely Horse EP”!
Classifying themselves as “Agrosoul, melty, lava, rock” Barq are one of the most interesting and best bands to come out of Dublin in recent years. They have performed in all the usual venues across the city and will play Body & Soul this coming Summer 2018! They featured on our 2017 charity album for Aware Degrees of Light with their version of “Am I Wrong” by the fantastic Anderson .Paak! Check it out below!
Former member of pop band Hometown, Josh Gray went out on his own after the band went their separate ways and 2018 is looking like his breakout year with his single “We Should Run” which was released in May of 2018! He appeared on our Charity Album in 2017 with his version of Come Together by The Beatles!
Wolves Of Youth
Wolves Of Youth are an Indie rock band from Donegal formed in April 2014. Known for their upbeat, energetic live shows, infectiously catchy sound and addictive melodies and lyrics, they will have you up on your feet, singing along and wanting to hear more!
The Clockworks are four school friends that formed a band due to a mutual interest in and love of music, as well as a mutual disinterest in and hate of the status quo: (the ideology, not the band!). They have supported such bands as Brit Award nominated The Magic Numbers and more recently Dublin band Otherkin. They took part in Searchlight 2016 and played a great show!
Search Party Animal
Search Party Animal are a five-piece band from Dundrum in Dublin. They play a blend of crushing Math/Post-Rock and catchy Indie Rock, bringing an original and Irish-influenced approach to the table. They rocked the Button Factory during Searchlight 2017!
The Felonies are a young, vibrant 4 piece band hailing from County Wicklow. Founded in 2015, their unique sound encompasses progressive garage / indie rock, having taken inspiration from The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys, Led Zeppelin and Kasabian.
Gavin James is a singer from Dublin with an astounding, soulful voice. Gavin has gone from strength to strength recently, playing at all the major festivals and sell-out shows. In 2012, Gavin recorded a cover of Etta James’ classic “At Last”, the perfect showcase of his impressive vocals. The song was recorded for the charity album The Shortest Night in aid of the Dublin Simon Community.
Luna Luna have created a ripple in the Dublin music scene with their infectious melodies and unique stage presence. After having fully formed in late 2014 they began to write and gig in established music venues in Dublin such as Whelans and The Button Factory to name a few. They were one of the Searchlight Development Deal bands in 2015.
Delorentos formed from various young local bands, drawn together by their similar influences and directions. From the start they had great chemistry live, and quickly built up a reputation based on their exciting live performances. They have featured on several STP projects, including Let’s Get By Together in aid of BelongTo.
The Witch Trials
The Witch Trials are a four piece Dublin based Psychedelic Rock band, with their roots steeped in jazz and dance music. Known for their intense, hypnotic shows and their incredibly unique sound, the band are quickly establishing themselves as one of the country’s brightest young flames. They took part in the Searchlight Development Deal in 2015.
The Hot Sprockets
The Hot Sprockets are a young Rock & Roll band from Dublin. They recorded a cover of The Beatles’ classic “I Get By (With a Little Help From My Friends) on this year’s Growing Home charity album along with their good friends Fox Jaw. They were also kind enough to give us a quick interview about working with the STC students.
This Dublin based band draws inspiration from all genres and combines them to create their own explosive sound. They’ve had a year of extensive gigging alongside the country’s cream of the crop, including Cathy Davey, Villagers, Little Matador, The Divine Comedy & Turn. Color//Sound were part of the Searchlight Development Deal in 2014.
Kid Karate are a dynamic duo, whose enormous sound does not sound like it should be coming from just two people. The band’s musical aesthetic is based around thunderous guitar-work and atypical howl, and a primal drumming style. These elements combined enable the pair to create music that is catchy and intoxicating. Kid Karate recorded a suitably loud, rocking track for Genre Free in 2012.
Million Little Gods
Formed in 2012 and briefly named Colour the World, the name Million Little Gods was inspired by a line in the Arcade Fire song ‘Wake Up’ – “We’re just a million little gods causing rainstorms, turning every good thing to rust”. They have already recorded several original songs for future release, backed by gigs around the country.They were part of the Searchlight Development Deal in 2014.
Men Of Twenty
Men Of Twenty are a Limerick/Dublin-based rock band with indie infusions. They’ve supported many artists throughout Ireland such as The Minutes, The Kanyu Tree, Heathers, and The Sawdoctors. They featured in the Searchlight Development Deal in 2015 and are ones to look out for in the future.[/vc_column_text]