Westland Studios

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Westland Studios
Former namesLombard Sound, Miracle Studios
General information
TypeRecording studio
LocationDublin, Ireland
Address5-6 Lombard Street, Dublin 2
Current tenantsAlwyn Walker
Inaugurated1985
Design and construction
Architecture firmEastlake Audio
Other designersDavid Hawkin

Westland Studios is a recording studio located in Dublin, Ireland. It is located on Lombard Street, less than a minute's walk from Pearse Station. It was opened in 1985.

Early history[edit]

The studio opened in 1976 under the name Lombard Sound and was the first 2 inch 24 track studio in Ireland. Briefly it was named Miracle Studios (as seen on the credits of the album "Aliens" by Horslips). It had a very large board of directors composed of recording artists, record label owner and artist managers. The studio ran under this format until 1984 when they sold all of the equipment and disbanded the company. Two of the directors (Tom Costello and Brian Molloy) of Lombard Sound took over the lease of the studio area and rebuilt the studio to a higher standard and extended the overall area of the studio facility. It re-opened quietly in October 1985 with its first session with Bill Whelan. Daire Winston was the house engineer at the time.

Past Clients[edit]

U2, Bob Dylan, Bryan Adams, The Corrs, Van Morrison, She Speaks, The Dubliners, The Mighty Stef, Cathy Davey and many more. Recent Clients of note include Hozier, Miley Cyrus, Phil Coulter, Aslan and Ryan Sheridan.

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Coordinates: 53°20.502′N 6°14.082′W / 53.341700°N 6.234700°W / 53.341700; -6.234700