Ciarán O' Shea

Mixing, Remixing & Production

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Creating new relevant Sounds with a focus on the Artists Vision

You could say that an accomplished music producer is the musical embodiment of a Swiss-army knife. Introducing Ciarán O’ Shea, record producer and mixer from Cork, Ireland. Ciarán’s impressive skill set is the result of a wealth of wide ranging experience in the music business at the highest level.

Ciarán’s career began as a member of rock group Cyclefly who rose to international acclaim in the late nineties. Working with industry big hitters such as Sylvia Massy (Tool, Prince), Colin Richardson (Slipknot, Rodrigo y Gabriela), Bill Appleberry (Stone Temple Pilots, The Fugees) and Sean Beavan (N.I.N., No Doubt, Marylin Manson) has given Ciarán a wealth of experience to draw from.

Diversifying his professional palette Ciarán’s talents introduced him to the world of television, movie and video game soundtracks where he worked as a composer and mixer for BBC, ITV, Channel 4, RTÉ, FilmFour and Square Enix productions.

As a music producer he has worked in a variety of styles from electronica to pop to rock with artists such as Bush, Chester Bennington (Linkin Park), The Frank and Walters, Sacha Puttnam, Rulers Of The Planet, Zoax and Chris Coco.

As owner of WhiteWell Studios, Ciarán’s outlook is that every artist/band is unique and works with you in a comfortable, creative environment to bring your vision to its highest level of realization.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.


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  • Flats
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  • The Horrors
  • Rulers of the Planet
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  1. Review by Neon Atlas

    We have worked with Ciaran for 5 years and have completed 3 Albums to date, on every occasion We have been impressed with his professionalism and attention to detail. Ciaran keeps a tidy studio environment which makes it a joy to record in and his approach to recording really helps you achieve the sound you are after on your track.Great producer and top musician

Interview with Ciarán O' Shea

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: I record, produce and mix songs mostly rock and pop I

  3. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  4. A: U2 , Mutt Lange , Brian ENO, Flood , Sigor Ros

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I run a hybrid system based around a Tube Tec summing mixer Focusrite 2408 mixing desk Tube Tec mic pre amps and compressors Neve mic pre amps SSL buss compressors

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: receive demos from artist get familiar with songs discuss songs with artist find the groove let let the work flow

  9. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  10. A: Passion Professionalism Honesty

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Giving the artist my very best and understanding the vision

  13. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  14. A: Rock and Pop

  15. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  16. A: always listen to the artist

  17. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  18. A: every artist i work with is the one id like to work with

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: organic and sexy

  21. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  22. A: I've been producing and mixing professionally for over 20 years

  23. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  24. A: guitar microphone computer soundcard speakers

  25. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  26. A: expect respect honesty and 100% commitment to project

  27. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  28. A: to be clear and concise when posable

  29. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  30. A: im not an astranaut

  31. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  32. A: What do you think of my song ? i try answer honestly

  33. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  34. A: meeting new people and being inspired by them

  35. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  36. A: Professionalism

  37. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  38. A: both

  39. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  40. A: not yet

  41. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  42. A: an indie rock album produced and mix , a soundbetter artist produce and a punk bands e.p. mix

  43. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  44. A: every project is special to me i love what i do

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GenresSounds Like
  • Bon Iver
  • Foo Fighters
  • U2
Gear Highlights
  • TubeTech
  • SSL
  • AMEK
  • Neumann
  • Hiwatt
  • Nord
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