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Real Sound specializes in curating a real learning environment & an enjoyable engaging community for all of our students.

Real Courses - Real Learning

Real Sound

Learn to produce & perform music like a professional in a friendly and relaxed environment with like minded individuals & Tutors. Our highly trained and experienced tutors will facilitate you and get you going on your musical journey.
All our Courses, 1:1 Tuition and workshops rooted in holistic educational techniques to cater for each individual learners’ requirements. Practical delivery and evaluation are conducted at industry level educational standards to ensure all candidates achieve a satisfactory skill level.

Real Sound DJ Course

Music Production Masterclass

1:1 Ableton Tuition

1:1 Logic Tuition

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Doug Cooney

Doug Cooney, Is the founder of Real Sound and RLSD Records with over 20 years of teaching/industry experience. With many Vinyl/Digital works on labels spanning worldwide, Doug is one to be reckoned with.
Having a massive log of performances in clubs such as Tresor, Suicide Circus, District 8 and Life Festival, Doug's skills and knowledge as a DJ & Producer has become a superior asset to Real Sound & the Irish techno scene.

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Thomas Kilmurray - aka Offtrack is part of the next generation of producers who are carving out a path promoting longevity and outlasting trends. With a rich background that combines classical and electronic music spanning 15 years, Thomas is one of Ireland’s most alluring talents to breakthrough in recent times, and joins the ranks of Real Sound as a Course Co-Ordinator & Music Production Tutor.



Doiléir AKA David O’Neill is a Cork-born, vinyl-leaning DJ, producer and promoter. The Irish talent studied DJ Techniques at Bray Institute of Further Education [B.I.F.E] under the tutelage of Sunil Sharpe, Defekt and Doug Cooney, shaping his sound as an artist. After completing the course, he went on to study Music Production at B.I.F.E. Today, he is a name to watch on the Irish circuit.



CON.R. AKA Conor Reilly is a DJ based in Dublin, Ireland. Conor studied DJ Techniques and Music Production at Bray Institute of Further Education (B.I.F.E) under the likes of Doug Cooney, Sunil Sharpe and Kenneth Harte. Conor’s time at BIFE undoubtedly helped sharpen his craft. An avid record collector and an overall enthusiast of electronic music, Conor’s sets consist of a range of styles, as he likes to combine elements of the past with the present. Conor joined forces with the well renowned New Moon Sessions (NMS) in 2021, where he became a resident DJ, as well as playing a part in running/promoting shows. He has gone on to play support slots for reputable artists such as The Lady Machine, Thomas P. Heckmann, Jamie Behan and Jon Hussey. Conor’s passion for music and records as well as his enthusiasm towards learning is something he wishes to pass on to others. He is eager to be involved in teaching, and working alongside the new wave of talent.

Daniel Kelly

Daniel began his exploration into music production as a student of Real Sound. Prior to this, he had been DJing in nightclubs around Dublin and continued doing this for several years after, playing in venues such as Hangar, 39/40 and The Button Factory. Daniel then relocated to Berlin, to study a degree in Electronic Music Production and Live Performance from the Catalyst Institute for Creative Arts and Technology. It was here that Daniel began to take an interest in teaching, and knew it was something he wanted to pursue after his graduation.



Pagan (Rossa Doherty) is a DJ & producer based in Dublin via Donegal. After being nominated for the AVA emerging producer in 2019, the artist has gone on to release a number of high profile EP’s and singles across a number of Labels, as both physical vinyl and digital releases. His productions float between early 2000’s inspired Techno & Trance, to rave- fueled Breaks & thumping House. His music regularly features on Radio 1, Rinse FM, NTS and other stations, while the list of DJ’s supporting his music in sets includes names like DJ Heartstring, X-Coast, TSHA, Narciss. He joins Real Sound as a tutor specializing in music production through Logic Pro X. Having first learned the basics of the DAW through a weekly course held in the nearby LYIT, Rossa has now been actively producing music through Logic for 6 years, with his first official release coming in 2019. He is currently working with a range of labels, such as Shall Not Fade, RAW, Part4, and Homage Records. He has also recently begun releasing through his own imprint, PGN, which will house any self-released tracks over the coming year.

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