Its a precious and sensitive process recording someone any age its still shakes one when they hear themselves and this moment can awaken or destroy ones ambition to become more if not guided well .To help one touch base with their core being and joy through music awareness and appreciation of life's gifts is a joy to me and I never take it for granted .Being welcome into anyones life in a creative capacity is both humbling ,gratifying and educational . Below is a glimpse into some of the projects and musicians I have recorded with and brought together .
I work from my home studio and the bigger stuff happens at a professional local studio Claycastle Studio here in my hometown of Youghal , a commercial and top notch recording studio where I work regular as a session musician , producer and co-ordinator of music projects.
If you have a desire to record a song you've written or a cover , but I encourage originals they go deeper and bring it to another level , put an album together ,run a studio project or just need a guitar laid down on your song or a chat about ideas you may have but cant line up the ducks then get in touch with me on my contact page and Ill share my knowledge and opinions with you.
Bobby has and continues to guide many a musician young and mature in the process of creative expression through music.His has great ability to connect with people on all levels where ever they are on the journey .He is especially recognized for his work with the young . His Roots Projects began back in 2007 while running a music showcase named the Y Factor a platform for young performers to come together and play to a wider audience, the show prompted bobby to gather all participants of the show up to 30 youngsters and go on to a professional studio to record and produce an album up to 18 tracks at a time to a very high standard .To date there has been 6 CDS released .Roots projects were recorded and mixed by bobby and John burke at the beautifully located Claycastle Studios Youghal beginning of 2013 .
Having spent some time in the mental health system while going through an emotional and mental cleansing I came to a deep understanding and compassion for those living through similar experiences in life and mind .Songlines was the brainchild of Fergal a brother to me to initiate workshops in a day care center in East Cork . Every monday morning for 1 year they worked with the clients on songs of their choice and the final days seen them hire in Laurence White a close friend and studio owner to record on location in the care room, staff also got involved and recorded a few tracks . Post production and mix down was done back in Laurence studio. Songlines is the fruit of this labour