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Making a Difference: Student Charity Albums

  As the end of the year approaches, our students are preparing for this year’s charity album launch! Producing and recording a charity album has been a major aspect of the second year of our full time Sound Engineering & Live Sound courses. Students take control of all aspects of the album from concept and choice of charity to artist recruitment and recording, album art, PR, fundraising, artist liaison, showcase promotion and more. It’s a very involved process! It’s a highlight of the course for a lot of students, because not only to they get to be involved with some amazingly talented

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Dublin Gig Guide: 15th – 21st April 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 15th – 21st April 2019 Monday 15th Billy Lockett @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Tuesday 16th Dropkick Murphy’s @ Vicar Street – 8PM   Wednesday 17th Gavin James @ Olympia Theatre – 7PM (SOLD OUT) Christian Löffler @ Button Factory – 8PM   Thursday 18th Emily Burns @ The Academy 2 – 7PM Brian Deady @ The Sugar Club – 8PM   Friday 19th Jamie Adam @ Whelan’s – 8PM Chewing On Tinfoil @ The Workman’s Club – 7.30PM (SOLD OUT)   Saturday 20th Liam Geddes @ Whelan’s – 8PM Vulpynes @ The Academy 2 – 7PM

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Dublin Gig Guide: 1st – 7th April 2019

Dublin Gig Guide: 1st – 7th April 2019 Monday 1st Trad Session @ Mother Reilly’s Rathmines – 9PM   Tuesday 2nd Watsky @ The Academy – 7PM IDLES @ Vicar Street – 7.30PM   Wednesday 3rd ROE @ Whelan’s – 8PM   Thursday 4th James Morrison @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM Ziggy Alberts @ Whelan’s – 7PM (SOLD OUT)   Friday 5th Sunil Sharpe, Tommy Holohan & Another Alias @ Opium – 10.30PM Swimming Tapes @ Whelan’s – 8PM Jimmy’s Cousin @ The Sugar Club – 8PM   Saturday 6th Dusky @ Index – 11PM Etta Bond @ The Sound

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Dublin Gig Guide: 8th – 14th October 2018

Dublin Gig Guide: 8th -14th October 2018 Monday 8th Pale Waves @ The Academy – 8PM Tuesday 9th Anthony D’Amato @ Whelan’s – 8PM Enslaved & High On Fire @ Tivoli Theatre – 8PM Wednesday 10th The Rumjacks @ Whelan’s – 8PM Bodhi (DJ set) @ Wigwam – 11PM Thursday 11th Saint Sister @ Olympia Theatre – 8PM James Holden & The Animal Spirits @ The Sugar Club – 8PM Tom Walker @ The Academy – 8PM Friday 12th Jeff Mills @ District 8 – 11PM Echo & The Bunnymen – Olympia Theatre – 7PM Maya Jane Coles @ Opium

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Dublin Gig Guide : 4th – 10th December 2017

Dublin Gig Guide: 4th – 10th December 2017 With Friday fast approaching, we’re back with another Dublin Gig Guide! Many of the gigs on this week are unfortunately sold out! Not sure why, possible as the lead up to Christmas more people are deciding to head out for a night out? Who knows, but at least it’s good news for the artists performing as the venues will be full! Anyway, enough digressing, let’s get on with whats going on around town! Monday night as always kicks us off with Dr. Hook playing a sold out show in the Olympia! For

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Dublin Gig Guide : 27th November – 3rd December 2017

Nostalgia is the theme of this weeks gigs with a number of artists who would have been considered top of their game  in the past so let’s kick of as always with Monday evening. Singer-songwriter Jame Blunt performs at the 3 Arena promotion his newest album The Afterlove which hit the shelves in March of this year. His fifth studio album to date, Blunt, who is known for his quick wit and jokes, announced in January 2017 via twitter “Check out my 12 inch…” with a clip of himself in the bathtub! Tickets still available for this one! Tuesday evening,

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Dublin Gig Guide : 20th – 26th November 2017

With Christmas just around the corner distract yourself with this weeks gigs! Loads on this week so let’s get on with it! Monday night we have indie rockers Wolf Parade performing at Button Factory! The 4-piece are currently embarking on a worldwide tour and are booked to play one show on Irish soil, their most recent album Cry Cry Cry was released last October and has fared very well in charts and has seen some very favourable reviews. Doors from 7.30PM! Over in Vicar Street, we have everybody’s favourite 00’s rapper Nelly! Nelly has fallen on some hard times recently

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Dublin Gig Guide : 13th – 19th November 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 13th – 19th November 2017 The nostalgia train pulls into Dublin this week with infamous pop act Steps will be performing at the 3 Arena on Monday night. The show is part of their reunion tour and most recent album release “Tears On The Dancefloor” which was released in April of this year! Be sure to snap up a ticket as support on the night from Vengaboys it will be a nostalgic double-header bound to bring you back to your youth! On Tuesday night, we have Sylvan Esso playing at the Tivoli Theatre. The Indie-Pop duo

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Dublin Gig Guide : 3rd – 9th July 2017

Dublin Gig Guide : 3rd – 9th July 2017 Last week was a big one regarding festivals with Glastonbury taking place over in England! It really was a spectacle, as Ed Sheeran amazed a packed out crowd with his one man performance that included people being very confused by him using a loop pedal.  Radiohead, The XX, The National, even the leader of the Labour Party in the UK, Jeremy Corbyn was on-stage for a speech! It was a fantastic weekend all around. Over on our shores however we had Sea Sessions up in one of the best surfing spots in

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New Music Monday – 29th May 2017

James Vincent McMorrow – True Care JVM is back with his new album, and it does not disappoint. His fourth album to date, you can see how he has developed and grown as a musician but still keeps all the essentials to release a chart-topping album. Check Out : Constellations, Glad It’s Raining & True Care.   Dave – 100M’s London based grime artist Dave isn’t messing about with this track. Following on the footsteps on Skepta & Stormzy, 100M’s contains more raw & minimal production which makes for a brilliant comeback track after previously working with Drake & J-Hus.

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Making a Difference: Student Charity Albums

  As the end of the year approaches, our students are preparing for this year’s charity album launch! Producing and recording a charity album has been a major aspect of the second year of our full time Sound Engineering & Live Sound courses. Students take control of all aspects of the album from concept and choice of charity to artist recruitment and recording, album art, PR, fundraising, artist liaison, showcase promotion and more. It’s a very involved process! It’s a highlight of the course for a lot of students, because not only to they get to be involved with some amazingly talented

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Dublin Gig Guide : 13th – 16th February

Dublin Gig Guide 13th – 16th February 2017 Hello and welcome back to our weekly Dublin Gig Guide brought to you by Sound Training! All the weeks best gigs from all around the city! First off kicking us off on Valentines Day is Australian singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Carla dal Forno playing in the intimate setting of the Grand Social. Her album debut album “You Know What It’s Like” has been described as “ Smokey and ominous” as well as inhibiting the gloom into her tracks”. Minimal in nature, it should make sure an interesting gig! Next up on Wednesday evening,

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