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Michael Keeney in Attica Audio at the Harrison 32b console - Photo by Babysweet


"The rich production enhances this collection, with hints of soul, Americana and the faint husk of Vance’s vocals combining for an album of real depth and beauty. With guests Ed Sheeran and Bonnie Raitt, this could – and should – be the album to finally launch Vance internationally"

Foy Vance, "The Joy of Nothing" - Lauren Muphy, The Irish Times

Michael Keeney is multi-award winning producer, composer, musician and orchestral arranger born in Donegal, Ireland and working internationally in the music industry for over 25 years.

He is based in a private production facility in Bangor, Northern Ireland and continues to work out of larger scale studios when necessary in locations including London, New York, LA, Sydney, Dublin and Donegal.

He is the winner of 2 x UKMPG awards, the Huddersfield Festival Composers Award and as producer has won The Norhthern Irish Music Prize having been nominated 4 times.   He has also received nominations for a Royal Television Society Award, British Animation Award, Irish Meteor Award among others..

"The purity of voice, the measured intensity of instrumentation and the depth of lyrical portrait......I can’t recommend The Darkling Air's “Untamed & Beloved” highly enough"

- Stephen McCauley , BBC Radio Ulster

"David C Clements' 2016 album, "The Longest Day In History", is a masterpiece."

Gary Lightbody - Snow Patrol, The News Letter

".....undoubtedly one of the years best albums. *****"

Kevin Doherty "Telegraph" - Joe Breen , The Irish Times

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