Recording Studios: Bhodran

The bodhran is a handheld frame drum that originated in Ireland. It can be found in many recording studios around the world especially in Ireland. It’s size can vary but is usually around 18″ in diameter. The body consists of a circular wooden (or plastic)...

Recording Studio: Tabla

The tabla is a membranophone percussion instrument (similar to bongos) and recording studio favourite which is often used in Hindustani classical music and in traditional music of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The instrument consists...

Recording Studio: Uilleann Pipes

The uilleann pipes are the characteristic national bagpipe of Ireland. They are common recording studio instruments in Ireland. Earlier known in English as “union pipes”, their current name is a partial translation of the Irish-language term píobaí...

Recording Studio: The ever changing music industry

The world of music over the last 20 years has greatly changed. Beyond just the format in which it is recorded in the the recording studio on from vinyl to 8-track, from cassette to CD and now digital downloads, the music industry as a whole has evolved into something...