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Must-Have Irish Albums From Then And Now

Must-Have Irish Albums From Then And Now

To celebrate one of the biggest party days of the year, Square 1 Studios has put together five albums for St. Patrick’s Day certain to get you into the spirit. Enjoy the top five below.   [vivafbcomment]

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International Women’s Day: The Best of Indie Girl Power

International Women’s Day: The Best of Indie Girl Power

  There are plenty of pop queens that we hear about every day – Beyoncé, Taylor Swift etc. – and credit to them, they are great at what they do. To mark this year’s International Women’s Day though, I’d like to focus on some artists…

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My apprenticeship experience… “Hello, Square 1”

My apprenticeship experience… “Hello, Square 1”

From how to answer the intercom to how to write a proposal, Square 1 Studios has taught me a lot about how to be an admin. Thinking back on my interview for this position, I remember I was really nervous, and although we laughed, my…

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Hitting The Wrong Note

Hitting The Wrong Note

1. Selling out This is a big no no for many people. It is when artists water down the quality of their music in favour of producing material that is more commercially accessible, often to satisfy their own or their label’s thirsts for money and…

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The Big Music Project Blog

The Big Music Project Blog

We all had our reasons to join the Big Music Project – for me it was the chance to gain some music production skills; for others it was to learn about song composition and event management. Our group revealed itself to be rather diverse; we…

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Portal Presents

Portal Presents

Portal was a collection of young people with a passion for music and performance, who came together to organise two live music events as a part of “The Youth Takeover” festival. The young organisers had a chance to construct team skills and put their minds…

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Hip Hop and Rap Master Class Weekender With International Star Joe Motley

Hip Hop and Rap Master Class Weekender With International Star Joe Motley

Square 1 Studios presents a one-of-a-kind master class a weekend full of workshops, demonstrations and studio sessions with international rap artist Joe Motley.   Joe Motley, an independent artist who was originally from Oldham but now living in Australia has shared the stage with names…

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Square 1 Studios 5th Anniversary Oscar Night Event

Square 1 Studios 5th Anniversary Oscar Night Event

For more pictures please check our gallery page or Facebook page.   Last week Square 1 Studios marked their 5th anniversary with an evening of glitz and glamour at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Themed around The Oscars, the evening was an all-out celebration, with black-tie…

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The KOGS Blog

The KOGS Blog

Keeping Our Girls Safe came to Square 1 Studios with 15 ten-year-old girls for a 12 week project to learn about various social problems through multimedia. The project consisted of photography sessions in which we discussed a variety of techniques such as the rule of…

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Mahdlo Rocks At Square 1

Mahdlo Rocks At Square 1

Mahdlo Rocks was a great opportunity for some of the talented youths at Mahdlo to record at Square 1 Studios. The nature of the project was for young people to rehearse at the facilities in Mahdlo then come down to Square 1 to record a…

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