Studio and Sessions are run by AMA’s multi talented Wayne Sheehy.
About Wayne Sheehy
- Wayne Sheehy is a multi instrumentalist, producers, composer, engineer, arranger, and has worked extensively all over the world.
- Wayne is a studio owner, “Ocean Studios” and has 2 Beautiful locations, on the coast of Dublin and Cork. Due to his skills and experience he can bring an album from its conception to its final conclusion, creatively, technically and logistically.
- Wayne’s first International break came in the late 80’s as the drummer with Dublin based band Cactus World News discovered by Bono and signed by MCA (Universal Records). They achieved considerable success around the globe charting successively in the UK, Germany, and America and at home in Ireland.
- Since his Cactus days, Wayne’s career as a session musician and writer has taken him all over the world to perform and record with some of the greatest musicians of the time.
- Wayne has brought his style and skills to the records and performances of Ron Wood,(Rolling Stones),Bo Diddley, Bono ,Robert Palmer, Carl Carlton, Moya Brennan, Damien Dempsey, Hothouse Flowers, Solas, Michelle Shocked,Van Morrison and The Chieftains to name but a few.
- Waynes craft as a producer has been honed working with some of the worlds most renowned producers .He has worked with Andy Wallace (Nirvana etc), Chris Kimsey (Rolling Stones, Killing Joke), Peter Gabriel, Malcolm Byrne, Greg Cohen, John Kelly, Ron St Germain and many more.
- Recently Wayne has been working with Moya Brennan, Solas, and Damien Dempsey.
- Wayne was a musical contributor (composition) on the award winning Connor Mac Dermot Roe movie “Swansong, The story of Occi Byrne”.
- Wayne holds song writing workshops and summer music schools nationwide throughout the year.
- Waynes experience means he has an awareness of the needs of both the established and beginner Artist/Band, he is ideally equipped to create a highly professional recording at a price which is accessible.
- Wayne presents annual song writing and composition workshops, in Ireland also drum collective drumming workshops worldwide based around his touring schedules. When he’s not touring he produces, composes and mixes
- Ocean studio boasts stunning locations in Ireland, England, France, and Switzerland; it is an innovative high quality mobile recording facility.
- Wayne lives in Ireland sharing his time between Dublin and his spiritual home Kilcrohane in West Cork.