releases

Whispers in the Wind (2018)

 

Whispers in the Wind was a charity album released and recorded by the students of Sound Training College & Sound Training Productions in 2018 On behalf of Samaritans Ireland, the 7 track album features some of Ireland’s most familiar voices, and some of Ireland’s best emerging talent.

 

The Album

Each artist covers a song of their choosing, echoing out the theme: “Whispers In The Wind”. The album was released on May 10th 2018 and featured tracks from SYLK, Paddy Dennehy & the Red Herring, Mundy, Carron, WOLFF, El Mush & The Clandestinos. The students reached out to the musicians of Ireland with their plan for the album, and the response was amazing! Featuring the incredible Mundy performing “After The Goldrush”; exciting duo SYLK recorded “White Ferrari”; and a beautifully harmonised version of “The Bones Of You” by Carron amongst many great others!

Stream the full album below!

 


Degrees Of Light (2017)

Degrees Of Light was a Charity Album released and recorded by Sound Training Productions & Sound Training College students in 2017. This album is a cross-section of Ireland’s best musical talent, all on behalf of Aware. Aware provide support, education & information about mental health to the Irish Public. STP & the students wanted to help promote & raise awareness of the fantastic work they do 365 days of the year

THE ALBUM
STP wanted to do their best to promote their good work, and so this album was born; incredible artists recorded their favourite covers, their “songs to beat the blues”. This resulted in an uplifting collection of meaningful songs, with ALL PROCEEDS going to Aware.

Featuring on the star-studded album was The Shruggs, Craig Gallagher, Sarah Crummy, Wolves of Youth, Moon Looks On, BARQ, Farah Elle, Little Hours, Josh Gray, Fiach Moriarty & Orchid Collective!

Check it out on Spotify below!

 


My Lovley EP (2016)


My Lovely EP is a charity album that was recorded and released in 2016 by the students of Sound Training College in aid of My Lovely Horse Rescue. The charity is  devoted to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of Ireland’s neglected, abandoned and abused horses, ponies, donkeys and other equines.

The album features a mix of originals and covers from the likes of Duke Special & Neil Hannon, Paddy Hanna, No Monster Club and many more.

THE ALBUM

My Lovely EP is a charity album featuring 7 tracks, related to horses and animals as well as featuring a brand new original by Duke Special & Neil Hannon recorded especially for the EP. The album features some great performances both individual and collaborative, from the likes of We Cut Corners, Paddy Hanna, the Late David Turpin and many more. There’s a great diversity of artists and styles on the album, with well chosen and recorded tracks making for an excellent listen.

The second year Sound Training College students were involved in every aspect of the production of the charity album, working tirelessly with the charity to choose bands and decide on a concept, right through the recording and mixing process to the PR and launch and everything in between. They raised money and awareness for My Lovely Horse Rescue, Every year the students have the chance to get involved in a fantastic project like this and record a charity album. It’s a great chance to really take ownership of a project and understand how the industry works, and is a favourite part of the course for many students.

 

 


Growing Home (2015)


Growing Home is a charity album that was recorded and released in 2015 by the students of Sound Training College in aid of Peter McVerry Trust. Peter McVerry Trust is a charity involved in reducing homelessness and the harm caused by drug misuse and social disadvantage.

THE ALBUM
The album was done in association with Knockanstockan festival, and features tracks from The Hot Sprockets, Mongoose, Leo Drezden and many more.Growing Home is a charity album featuring 13 tracks, all related to a sense of home and community. In the spirit of this, the album features some great collaborations between artists like Túcan and Sarah Red, and The Hot Sprockets and Fox Jaw. There are some excellent tracks featured, most of which are covers, but there are a few great originals thrown in for good measure.

The second year Sound Training College students were involved in every aspect of the production of the charity album, from the very start organising bands and a charity, right through the recording and mixing process to the PR and launch and everything in between. Every year the students have the chance to get involved in a fantastic project like this and record a charity album. It’s a great chance to really take ownership of a project and understand how the industry works, and is many student’s favourite part of the course.

Stream it below!


Let’s Get By Together (2014)


Let’s Get By Together is a charity album that was recorded and released in 2014 by the students of Sound Training College in aid of BeLonG To Youth Services. BeLong To Youth Sevices is the national organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) young people, between the ages of 14 and 23. They work to eliminate homophobic and transphobic bullying and to support and empower those who have faced it.


THE ALBUM

The album features tracks from Delorentos, Ham Sandwich, CPNHGN and many more.Let’s Get By Together features 13 tracks, all based around the theme of togetherness and acceptance in line with what BeLong To works to achieve. This charity album features some excellent covers of iconic tracks. From Barbara Streisand to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

The second year Sound Training College students were involved in every aspect of the production of the charity album, from the very start organising bands and a charity, right through the recording and mixing process to the PR and launch and everything in between. Every year the students have the chance to get involved in a fantastic project like this and record a charity album. It’s a great chance to really take ownership of a project and understand how the industry works, and is many student’s favourite part of the course.

Check it out below!

 


The Shortest Night (2012)


The Shortest Night is a charity album that was recorded and released in 2012 by the students of Sound Training College in aid of Dublin Simon Community. The Dublin Simon Community is a charity that helps people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in Dublin. They provide a number of vital services for the people that depend on them for help and support.

The album features tracks from Villagers, Bipolar Empire, Pugwash & Neil Hannon and many more.

 

THE ALBUM

The Shortest Night features 12 tracks, the title was chosen to symbolise that the Dublin Simon Community work to ensure that a person spends without a safe place to stay is as short as possible. This charity album features some excellent covers of iconic tracks by some bands that have gone on to achieve great success in the industry. All of the tracks are reflective of the theme of help and support for homeless in the city in keeping with the theme of the album.

The second year Sound Training College students were involved in every aspect of the production of the charity album, from the very start organising bands and a charity, right through the recording and mixing process to the PR and launch and everything in between. Every year the students have the chance to get involved in a fantastic project like this and record a charity album. It’s a great chance to really take ownership of a project and understand how the industry works, and is many student’s favourite part of the course.

 

 

Genre Free (2012)

Genre Free was recorded in 2012 by Sound Training College students to develop and promote 6 emerging acts. Each act received pre-production, recording, mixing and production and recorded 2 tracks for the release. Featured in 2012 were Kid Karate, Fredrick and the Golden Dawn, Izzy Quinn, The Dirty 9’s (now Wild Promises), Fox Jaw, Bounty Hunters and The Fibbs. The album was produced in association with Hot Press.

The Album

The second year Sound Training College students were involved in every aspect of the production of the album, from the very start organising the bands, right through the recording and mixing process to the PR and launch and everything in between. Every year the students have the chance to get involved in a fantastic project like this and record a charity album. It’s a great chance to really take ownership of a project and understand how the industry works, and is many student’s favourite part of the course.


 

Silver Lining (2011)

Silver Lining was a charity album recorded and released in 2011 by the students of the Sound Training College in aid of Headstrong (now Jigsaw) the National Centre for Youth Mental Health. The album features tracks from the likes of Bressie, The Heathers and James Vincent McMorrow, who recorded “Higher Love” by Steve Winwood, which has helped the album raise over EUR160,000 for Jigsaw thus far.

Silver Lining is a charity album featuring 10 tracks, all from the year 1986, the year the college was founded, in celebration of STC’s 25th anniversary. The proceeds of the album all go to Jigsaw, the National Centre for Youth Mental Health. The title of the album “Silver Lining” reflects the sentiments of Jigsaw’s ideals, like a more positive outlook on Mental Health, especially in young people.

The second year Sound Training College students were involved in every aspect of the production of the charity album from the very start, organising bands and a charity, right through the recording and mixing process to the PR and launch and everything in between. Every year the students have the chance to get involved in a fantastic project like this and record a charity album. It’s a great chance to really take ownership of a project and understand how the industry works, and is many student’s favourite part of the course.

Listen to the full album below!