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Dublin Gig Guide: October 28th – November 3rd 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: October 28th – November 3rd 2019   Monday 28th KLLO @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM Blackbear @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Girl In Red @ The Academy – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Tuesday 29th A-ha @ 3 Arena – 7PM Midge Ure @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Wednesday 30th Lloyd Cole @ Vicar Street – 8PM Marina @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Reverend & The Makers @ The Academy Green Room – 7PM   Thursday 31st Paddy Hanna @ The Grand Social – 8PM Hermitage Green @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Friday 1st November

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Dublin Gig Guide: 20th – 26th May 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 20th – 26th May 2019   Monday 20th Alice In Chains @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Tuesday 21st Oh Sees @ Button Factory – 7.30PM (SOLD OUT) Big Thief @ Vicar Street – 8PM LP @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM (SOLD OUT)   Wednesday 22nd Mariah Carey @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Paul Young @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Thursday 23rd Hatchlings @ The Sound House – 7.30PM Less Than Jake @ Whelan’s – 8PM Walking On Cars @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Friday 24th Spice Girls @ Croke Park – 6PM

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Dublin Gig Guide: 11th – 17th February 2019

 Dublin Gig Guide: 11th – 17th February 2019 Monday 11th Jacob Henley @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM Ian Sweet @ The Grand Social – 8PM   Tuesday 12th The Definitive RatPack @ National Concert Hall – 8PM Saint Sister @ The Douglas Hyde Gallery – 6PM   Wednesday 13th Odette @ The Grand Social – 8PM Kudos @ Bello Bar – 8PM   Thursday 14th Maggie Rogers @ The Academy – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Post Malone @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Cub Sport @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Friday 15th Ennio Morricone @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Waze & Odyssey

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Dublin Gig Guide: 12th – 18th November 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: November 12th – 18th  Monday 12th Courtney Barrett @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Tuesday 13th Slaves @ The Academy – 7PM Greg Fox Quadrinity  @ The Workman’s Club – 8PM   Wednesday 14th Deadmau5 @ District 8 – 10PM VINCI@ Whelan’s – 8PM Deacon Blue @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Thursday 15th Vance Joy @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM   Friday 16th Nelly @ The Wright Venue – 10PM Mumford & Sons @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM   Saturday 17th Less Than Jake // Reel Big Fish @ Button Factory – 8PM Grigory Leps @ 3

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Dublin Gig Guide: 16th – 22nd July 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 16th – 22nd July 2018 Monday 16th Clara Byrne w/Matilda O’Mahony @ Crowbar – 8PM Syrens @ The Wiley Fox – 8PM Tuesday 17th Sofi Tukker @ Whelan’s – 8PM Wednesday 18th Sara Ryan @ Whelan’s – 8PM (Upstairs) Abner Brown’s Underground Showcase @ The Underground – 8PM Thursday 19th Garageland Presents @ The Grand Social – 8PM Anna Burch @ Whelan’s – 8PM Jet @ The Academy – 8PM Friday 20th Death In Vegas @ District 8 – 11PM The Academic @ Iveagh Gardens – 6.30PM Saturday 21st The Coronas @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM Aslan

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Dublin Gig Guide: 9th – 15th July 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 9th – 15th July 2018 Monday 9th Leila Jane @ Crowbar – 8PM Tuesday 10th Tune Yards @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM At The Drive-In @ Vicar Street – 8PM Wednesday 11th Foil, Arms & Hog @ Whelan’s – 8PM (SOLD OUT) Thursday 12th Soul Brass Band – New Orleans @ The Sugar Club – 8PM And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead @ Button Factory – 8PM Bruno Mars @ Marlay Park – 5.30PM Friday 13th Longitude @ Marlay Park – 1PM Ejeca @ District 8 – 11PM Saturday 14th Longitute @ Marlay Park

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Dublin Gig Guide: 16th – 22nd April 2018

Monday 16th Harry Styles @ 3 Arena – 6.30PM One Direction star brings his solo tour to Dublin’s 3 Arena, doors at 6.30pm!   The Streets @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Frank Skinner and The Streets return! Inactive since 2011, tickets sold out for this in no time at all! Also play on Tuesday night!   Tuesday 17th We Banjo 3 @ Whelan’s – 8PM Galway, Ireland’s We Banjo 3 find common ground between old world tradition and authentic Americana by plying their banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin in an innovation fusion of styles that they dub “Celtgrass. Doors

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Dublin Gig Guide: 29th January – 4th February 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 29th January – 4th February 2018 Since releasing their first single in 1985, Erasure have sold more than 25 million albums worldwide. Their 30th anniversary celebrations saw them deliver a Top 10 collection of singles, a 13-disc career-spanning box set and vinyl editions of their entire back catalogue. Since then, they’ve been busier than ever. In addition to recording World Be Gone, in 2016 Vince Clarke set up his own label, Very Records, releasing 2Square, his collaboration with Paul Hartnoll, and the Reed & Caroline debut, Buchla & Singing. Andy Bell continued to explore the character of

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Dublin Gig Guide: 15th – 21st January 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 15th – 21st January 2018 It’s Thursday once again which can mean only one thing! It’s one day until the weekend and even better, it means our Dublin Gig Guide is here! We scour the internet to find you all the best gigs and shows on around the city every week! This week is no different with an eclectic mix of stuff on this week – let’s get started! We’ll kick off on Tuesday night as there was slim pickings on Monday evening! Motionless In White will be performing at The Academy on Middle Abbey Street, the

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Dublin Gig Guide: December 18th 2017 – January 8th 2018

With the Christmas period upon us, we will be closing from the 20th December until January 4th so this weeks Dublin Gig Guide will cover everything that’s on up to and including January 8th! It’s a double helping of Gigs!! Plenty of stuff on for all the family, but as you know we focus on live gigs! As many of you will expect, there is a lot of familiar faces around Dublin at Christmas time with performances from the likes of Glen Hansard, Damien Dempsey before Christmas and the one and only, Christy Moore playing a number of dates in

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Music Industry Round-Up : July 2017

Music Industry Round-Up : July 2017 M-Audio have released an “all-in-one package” for the home studio enthusiast! It comes bundled with everything you need to get up-and-running including a M-Track 2X2 audio interface, Nova Black condenser microphone, premium HDH40 headphones and a software suite featuring AIR/Pro Tools plugins. With a version of Cubase LE to get your recordings down, it is a perfect starting place! Prices start from £164.99 and will be available Summer 2017. HeadRush, an innovative new manufacturer of Guitar Products have unveiled their ‘game-changing’ new pedalboard. Boasting a quad-core processor and it’s exclusive Eleven HD ExpandedTM DSP software,

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New Music Monday – 22nd May 2017

Francis and the Lights – May I Have This Dance (feat. Chance the Rapper) Nice disco-pop vibes from Francis and the Lights with a cameo from Chance the Rapper. Chance’s relaxed and laid back vocals create a cool chilled out Summer song with his input on May I Have This Dance.   Blink 182 – California (Deluxe) After only releasing California in the past year, Blink 182 have released a Deluxe edition which features 11 new songs and an acoustic version of “Bored To Death”. It shows that even without Tom DeLonge they can still write brilliant pop-punk songs.  

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New Music Monday – 15th May 2017

Paramore – After Laughter New album from the pop-punk rockers, and this release shows them drift to a more pop oriented album. Swapping their distorted guitars for disco type beats. Check out : Fake Happy & Hard Times   The National – The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness After announcing a world tour and new album “Sleep Well Beast” for September, The National dropped their newest single off the upcoming album. The single just goes to show no matter how many albums they put out The National have still got IT and IT doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.  

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Music Industry Round-Up : April 2017

Sound Training – Industry Round-Up April 2017 Musical things are finally looking up for those of you who have purchased Apple’s new Macbook Pro. With the creation of a new app, the touch bar at the top of the keyboard can now be transformed into a MIDI controller! By downloading an app called MIDI Touchbar, you can use the touch bar as a MIDI controller in your favourite DAW and it also customisable! Get it here! Novation have announced two new products set for release in May and June, Peak synth and Circuit Mono Station Groovebox. Peak is an eight-voice

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New Music Monday – 3rd April 2017

alt-j – In Cold Blood A sneak peak of their upcoming album release that’s due in June, “In Cold Blood” is a classic alt-j track, jangling guitar parts, binary code, horn sections, drum rolls and plenty of la la la la la la’s.   Kendrick Lamar – Humble Piano driven hip-hop from one of the best in the game at the minute. Kendrick teased us a few weeks ago when he released a debut single “The Heart Part 4” from his new album. “Humble” is the follow up single to and has an accompanying video. April 7th has been rumoured to

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Music Tech Industry Round-Up February 2017

Sound Training Industry Roundup – February 2017 A new blog post for you! We will be starting a new entry every month here at Sound Training where we will be summarising events of that previous month with a short round-up of whats gone on. From new synths, to software updates and new equipment, software and plugins! Your one stop shop to keep with with all things music tech! Spitfire Audio have recent released a brand new string library! Many of you will be familiar with Spitfire Audio’s previous stuff, Albino, Hans Zimmer Piano, Dustbundle etc. This new release is in collaboration

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Plugin Presets

So you’ve just bought a brand new shiny plugin and you can’t wait to start using it in your tracks, so where is the best place to start? Loading up a preset and seeing what the plugin can do of course! This is all well and good but from experience I know that people can get very comfortable with using presets, I know this because I myself am guilty of it! Many will find it the simplest solution to getting a sound that they desire instead of doing what we all really should be doing as creative artists and dissecting

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