Amps Studio is an recording studio in Belfast providing sound engineering and music technology training, with recording and production services. We provide programmes in Music Production, Sound Engineering, Live Sound Set-up, Electronic Music Production and DJing. See our Training page for more details. In addition to our accredited courses, we periodically offer free taster sessions, host music industry advice clinics and run master classes. See our Services page for more details.
Working dilegenty to support the development of community led, grassroots conflict resolution and peace-building initiative. We are currently lead partner in the Belfast Conflict Resolution Consortium (BCRC). We seek to develop cross community peace bulding across all areas of Belfast. We have also provided leadership in the establishment of other groundbreaking interface initiatives. FCC believes that the needs of communities who have suffered most as a result of the conflict should be central to the regeneration of a new Belfast.
Duchas oral archive
Falls Community Council’s oral history archive Dúchas records the experience of the conflict in West Belfast. The Irish word Dúchas means ‘the experiences that make us what we are.’ The purpose of the work is to enable a community deeply affected by the conflict to contribute their experience to a historical record, in a process of moving forward. Over eighty interviews have been gathered to date and the collection is ongoing. An interactive digital computer archive has been developed to enable access to the interviews. The archive is open to the public and users can browse through the collection, listening to the recordings and reading the transcripts.
Following news that 6000 people had been taken of the electoral register in West Belfast, FCC ran a number of very successful registration clinics across the constituency in early 2017. However following the election a number of people have contacted us to tell us that on the day, they were told in the polling stations[…]
The oral history interview of Sister Sarah Clarke is now available at the Dúchas oral history archive in Falls Community Council. She was a remarkable woman who will be remembered by many imprisoned in English jails and their families. Sarah campaigned vigorously for prisoners’ rights and supported the families on visits. She came to London[…]
If you want to record a demo E.P. or a full album, whether you are a signed artist or simply want to take your songs to the next stage, we will strive to provide you with an outstanding overall recording experience. Our producers/engineers cater for all musical projects. We provide a professional, creative and comfortable[…]
Sarah Clarke was born in 1919. She talks about growing up in Co Galway, her wish to become a nun and the early years of her vocation. She describes her teaching career in Dublin and her subsequent move to a convent in London. She took a degree in art at Chelsea Art School. Sarah recounts[…]