About Martin

Martin Clancy is a highly accomplished Dublin and New York based Producer, Musician, Programmer, Trainer and Lecturer. He has over 30 years of international studio experience, having worked with such luminaries as Greg Wells (Adele, Katy Perry, Pharell Williams), Don Dixon (REM), and Kevin Killen (U2, Peter Gabriel, Elvis Costello). His recent collaborators include artists such as Stonebridge, Richard Morel, Chris Cox, Dirty Vegas, and Nude Disco. Martin founded the Irish group In Tua Nua, signed to Virgin Records; he has recorded with Sinead O'Connor, Mary Coughlan, Jack Lukeman and toured with U2, Simple Minds, Eurythmics and Fleetwood Mac.

Martin has lectured extensively in Ireland and internationally on Music Business and Music Production. He served on the Irish Board of Directors of the international charity, War Child, from 2005 until 2007. Patrons of War Child have included Luciano Pavarotti, David Bowie, Kaiser Chiefs and Keane. He was a founding member of the IMMF (International Managers Music Forum) in Dublin and is currently completing his PHD in Music Philosophy at Trinity College Dublin.

Since 2003 Martin has ventured into the DJ/Producer sphere notching up Billboard and UK dance Top 20 hits respectively. He was invited to represent Ireland at the recent Culture Collide Festival in Los Angeles (alongside Lindstrom, CSS, Isobel Campbell, and others) by leading U.S. Indie music journal Filter Magazine. Tracks by Martin have also been licensed to Hed Kandi (UK), Armada Records (Holland), Fierce Angel (UK), and Abercrombie and Fitch (International).

Following a successful collaboration with the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra in 2009, Martin Clancy was invited to be Artist in Residence at New York's Premier Indie music series, The Seaport Music Festival, in May 2010. He co-founded the record label Seaport Music Records with the Festival's Curator Steve Dima with the express remit to 'Produce, Create and Collaborate' on a series of original bespoke recordings. Martin Clancy has been featured recently in The Sunday Times, CMJ and Hot Press, while his work has featured on MTV, Zimbio, Virgin Media and Noisey's music channel, Vice.

Martin is one of the first certified Ableton Live instructors in Ireland. He is the owner of Library Records and started Library Creative in 2013 designing private courses for corporate team building events, songwriters and producers in all genres and mediums, to maximize their creative and commercial potential through Ableton.

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