Eimear O Sullivan

Musicngear Editor

Eimear Ann O Sullivan is a multi-genre music producer, audio engineer and vocalist. After receiving a Masters in Music Technology from the CIT Cork School of Music, she went on to operate as a producer under the name Blakkheart. Her releases have received critical acclaim from Ireland's biggest music publications, such as District Magazine and Nialler9, alongside receiving heavy commercial radio airplay. She currently works in Cork recording studio Flashpoint CC. Previous clients of hers include the likes of Comedy Central’s Dragony Aunt star Candy Warhol, rapper Darce and Outsider YP. (Photo credit @Fabian Boros)

Contact Eimear O Sullivan at eimear.o.sullivan@musicngear.com

Articles by Eimear O Sullivan

  • Article photo - Album Review: The Coronas - True Love Waits

    Album Review: The Coronas - True Love Waits

    True Love Waits is the 6th studio album from the multi-platinum selling Dublin group - produced by George Murray,Rob Kirwan & Cormac Butler, and including a duet with English singer/songwriter Gabrielle Alpin. Previously a foursome ( guitarist Dave...
  • Article photo - Album Review: Sparks - A Steady Drip Drip Drip

    Album Review: Sparks - A Steady Drip Drip Drip

    Rating: 4 / 5There is, and has never been, any other group with the imagination and fluidity of pop/rock duo Sparks. In fact, director Edgar Wright (Baby Driver, Scott Pilgrim vs The World) found them so fascinating that...
  • Article photo - New Songs We Liked - June 2020

    New Songs We Liked - June 2020

     1. Spirits - Dad BodThis is your favorite song from the 90s that you haven't heard yet. Spirits is the newest release from Minneapolis based indie rock band Dad Bod...
  • Article photo - An interview with Janet Devlin

    An interview with Janet Devlin

    Eimear O Sullivan, Musicngear: Could you talk us through your process of turning a demo song into a full production, and how you make sure that the finished song is in line with what you imagined it to be?Janet Devlin: I think the demo-...
  • Article photo - How to make anything sound LOFI - for free!

    How to make anything sound LOFI - for free!

    A lot of the tracks I work on as a producer are Lofi; be it a production for an artist, a beat for myself or just a royalty free instrumental intended for media purposes - from doing it so often I have condensed the best available free resources in order to get a warm,...
  • Article photo - Album Review: Janet Devlin - Confessional

    Album Review: Janet Devlin - Confessional

    Confessional is the highly anticipated album from Irish singer/songwriter Janet Devlin; made up of an anthology of 12 confessions beginning from age 12; working all the way up to 21. Janet worked closely with producer Jonathan Quarmby to create this concept album (Lewis...
  • Article photo - I was Alive that Summer: 20 Songs for a Strange and Wonderful Summer

    I was Alive that Summer: 20 Songs for a Strange and Wonderful Summer

      1. Little Dragon - Another Lover ( A COLORS SHOW)  Another Lover - A COLORS SHOW, a song by Little Dragon: A...
  • Article photo - Getting into Synth Pop: Gear, Techniques and Practical Advice from Established Artists

    Getting into Synth Pop: Gear, Techniques and Practical Advice from Established Artists

    True TidesSynth Pop Band (Cian, Conor and Eoghan MacSweeny) What gear would you recommend for synth pop?We use Electronic Drums in a lot of our tunes so a sampling pad is important for us....
  • Article photo - Easy Guide to Studio Quality Vocals @Home

    Easy Guide to Studio Quality Vocals @Home

    Note: This article will focus more on the post production process - however before I go into this I will lightly touch on some simple recording tricks that will make what can be a rather difficult and very frustrating task - just a little bit easier. ...
  • Article photo - Getting into Alternative/Indie Electronic Music: Gear, Techniques and Practical Advice from Established Artists

    Getting into Alternative/Indie Electronic Music: Gear, Techniques and Practical Advice from Established Artists

    Just before we get started -Indie and Alternative Electronic music can at times be used interchangeably, and encapsulate almost limitless styles of sounds and artists - there is however a slight distinction between the two which I will quickly delve into...