Through the Drinking Glass

Sandy Row is one of the oldest residential districts in Belfast, and while it thrived through the early 20th Century, it is now facing difficulties integrating with the rapidly developing Belfast City Centre. Gilpin’s brewery is the biggest building in the estate, and holds great significance within the community.  Over the years, it has reflected the…

Street Society Project_Group 5

For our project we were tasked with creating a sound piece that would aurally represent The Markets area in Belfast, located in the inner city. The Market area was once a very busy trading area, with many markets located there. It is one of the oldest communities in Belfast. The expanding city grew around The…

Group Six – The Sound at the End of the Tunnel

The Sound at the End of the Tunnel is the combination of five Electroacoustic pieces and including a live sound element created by Ciarán Judge O’Brien, Eamonn Cassidy, Josh Eimer, Jason Jackson, and Maeve Mulholland The pieces address the area in Belfast known as The Markets, in particular looking at the redevelopment plans suggested by both The Markets Development Association, along with Young Influencers,…

Group 4: A Conversation With Donegal Pass

A Conversation With Donegal Pass is an electroacoustic compositional piece based on the Donegal Pass and how it has changed over time. Through working with community representatives and the local residents to collect information on the past and present, and in conjunction with QUB Architecture students to plan for the future, our piece is split into…

Group 2 – Dereliction Sandy Row

` Dereliction – Sandy Row The idea of this piece is to investigate and represent the Sandy Row area, focussing primarily on the derelict building that was once Gilpin’s factory. The factory itself worked on a number of things, including furniture and piano repairs. Our aim was to take a listener chronologically through the life…

Group 3 Donegall Pass

Donegall Pass ­ A Sound Exploration For this piece we intended to sonically explore the Donegall Pass area of Belfast. After speaking with some of the inhabitants we garnered that they believed the area to be sonically inert. With our composition we attempted to convey how sonically rich the environment is by capturing sounds using…