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 - Prince Fatty - Gear, Recording Techniques + Production

    Prince Fatty - Gear, Recording Techniques + Production

    A real journey of a record, ‘Black Rabbit’ features 60s mind bending guitar, plenty of delay and reverb with a heavy pounding hypnotic backbeat. With Shniece’s vocals taking on the melody, this is euphoric dub at its finest. On creating the record, Prince Fatty added:...
  • Article photo - New Songs We Liked - October 2020

    New Songs We Liked - October 2020

    Arvo Party - KyotoA surreal and uneasy electronic production from the Belfast based producer. Kyoto enters with 90s style electronic drums accompanied by a light scattering of glistening synths; before...
  • Article photo - How to Get Out of a Production Rut

    How to Get Out of a Production Rut

    Here are some tried and tested ways to get out of a production rut and re-invigorate your creative spark. MetapopRun by Native Instruments, Metapop is an online music platform with a vast...
  • Article photo - Famous Actors and Actresses who have AMAZING Albums

    Famous Actors and Actresses who have AMAZING Albums

    A lot of actors and actresses also train as singers and musicians -  a fact that can be forgotten throughout the course of their careers on the silver screen. I found some of the best albums created by people who are famous for their acting skills; but aside from that have...
  • Article photo - Getting into Neo-Soul/Funk: Gear, Techniques & Practical Advice from Established Artists

    Getting into Neo-Soul/Funk: Gear, Techniques & Practical Advice from Established Artists

    Phoebe KatisVocalist/Songwriter/Musician (tours around the world with Cory Wong of Vulfpeck)Gear you would recommend for Neo-Soul/FunkI’m not much of a gear ‘nut’ and my go-to equipment is really whatever...
  • Article photo - 5 TV Shows that will inspire you to make music

    5 TV Shows that will inspire you to make music

    There is a raw, unbridled creativity that is present in all of us when we start making music - the joy we get from the DIY fun of it all - spending hours playing around with sounds and song ideas - just enjoying the process. However, many of us lose this along the way in...
  • Article photo - New Songs We Liked - August 2020

    New Songs We Liked - August 2020

     1. Katie Melua - A Love Like ThatA Love Like That sounds like it is from Hollywood’s Golden Age - possessing the mournful yet magical quality found in a lot of the classics. A gloriously cinematic string...
  • 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...