GRD Gear Library

Percussions

Millenium MX422 BL BLUE

Gear Code:

ADK06

+ 353 1 6744888

Nice 5-piece drum kit for beginners and intermediate players. It is complete with all the hardware you'll need, including the high-hat, the crash cymbal and the ride cymbal.
Before collecting, make sure you have a enough room in your car. You will be getting: 5 shells (22" bass drum, 16" floor tom, 10" and 12" rack toms, 14" snare drum), a cymbal bag and a big hardware case. A stool and a pair of drum sticks are also in the hardware case. If the drum sticks break, we kindly ask you to buy a new pair for the next person who will borrow the kit.
HOW TO ASSEMBLE A DRUM KIT: https://youtu.be/yzLXDVZEaTA

Guitars

Encore Strat - LEFT HANDED

Gear Code:

EG14

01 222 8422

COMING SOON - Cool left-handed guitar, it has the same shape and main features as the iconic Fender Stratocaster.

This guitar was donated by Phillip.

Basses

Ibanez Soundgear

Gear Code:

EB11

01 222 8422

COMING SOON - Really cool Ibanez bass, full of stickers and character. This is a short scale bass, which means that it is a bit smaller than the others. It would be an ideal choice for someone who has small hands but it can be fun to play for anyone! 


Donated by Phillip.

Accessories

Patch cable

Gear Code:

C02

+353 1 674 4888

Do you want to use more than one pedal effect at the same time? Then this patch cable is for you! Use an instrument cable to connect your instrument to the input jack of the first pedal, the patch cable to connect the first (output) to the second (input) pedal, and then an instrument cable to connect the second pedal (output) to your amp (input). You can use as many pedal effects as you want, just make sure you request the right amount of patch cables.

Percussions

12" Tamburine

Gear Code:

P05

+ 353 1 6744888

This one is a bit big to shake (12"), but a tambourine can be a very nice addition to your music.

This tambourine was donated by Gráinne.

Percussions

Kaja Glokenspiel

Gear Code:

P02

+ 353 1 6744888

Great, little instrument to have fun with. If you can already play piano, try this one: it has the same key structure. And no worries if you haven't played piano before, you'll definitely figure out how to play the glokenspiel very quickly anyway.

Percussions

Striker

Gear Code:

ADK03

+ 353 1 6744888

Well-loved 5-piece drum kit for beginners. It is complete with all the hardware you'll need, including the high-hat and the ride cymbal. Before collecting, make sure you have a enough room in your car. You'll be getting: 5 shells (22" bass drum, 18" floor tom, 13" and 14" rack toms, 14" snare drum), a cymbal bag and a big hardware case. A stool and a pair of drum sticks are also in the hardware case. If the drum sticks break, we kindly ask you to buy a new pair for the next person who borrows the kit.


HOW TO ASSEMBLE A DRUM KIT: https://youtu.be/yzLXDVZEaTA.

This drum kit was donated by Alan.

Mics

Machine Mode MM-58

Gear Code:

VM02

+ 353 1 6744888

Voice Mic. You will need a cable to connect it to a sound desk, an audio interface or an amp. If you are using the mic with an amp you would normally use an XLR to jack cable. If you are using the mic with a sound desk or an audio interface you'll need either an XLR to jack cable or an XLR cable, depending on the desk's inputs.

Keys & Synths

Microkorg (without vocoder)

Gear Code:

S04

+ 353 1 6744888

Awesome synthesizer, definitely our favourite! Portable, compact and full of sounds and functionalities. This is the synth we mainly use in our programs and summer camps. This particular Microkorg is missing the small mic that comes with it, call the vocoder. You can still have a lot of fun without it, but if you really want to use a vocoder, you can choose one of the other Microkorgs in our collection.


DEMO HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsT1S4lxq8Y

Keys & Synths

Microkorg

Gear Code:

S01

+ 353 1 6744888

Awesome synthesizer, definitely our favourite! Portable, compact and full of sounds and functionalities. This is the synth we mainly use in our programs and summer camps.


DEMO HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsT1S4lxq8Y

Keys & Synths

Yamaha Portasound PSS-580

Gear Code:

K01

+ 353 1 6744888

Vintage Yamaha synth, straight from the 80s! You can keep it simple and use it as a basic keyboard or have fun and explore all the functionalities it has. You can even record your own loops!


DEMO HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqAEB0Qeu-4
(don't worry about the fact that this is a PSS-480 demo, it's still relevant for you as the two keyboards are practically the same).

This synth was donated by Deirdre.

Guitars

Karina

Gear Code:

EG09

+ 353 1 2228422

COMING SOON - Vintage, cool guitar. One of a kind.

This guitar was donated by Eoin.

Guitars

Encore Stratocaster

Gear Code:

EG06

+ 353 1 6744888

Cool guitar, it has the same shape and main features as the iconic Fender Stratocaster.

This guitar was donated by Seánie.

Guitars

Fender Squier Telecaster

Gear Code:

EG03

+ 353 1 6744888

Really cool Telecaster! Artists who play a Telecaster include Alanis Morrissette, Sheryl Crow, Ellie Rowsell from Wolf Alice, Anna Calvi, Avril Lavigne and more!

This guitar was donated by Naoise.

Guitars

Sx Acoustic guitar - LEFT HANDED

Gear Code:

AG03

+ 353 1 2228422

COMING SOON - Left-handed Sx dreadnought acoustic guitar. Perfect for you if you want to practice without having to use an amp.

This guitar was donated by Claire.

Basses

Encore P bass

Gear Code:

EB10

+ 353 1 6744888

Encore P bass, a lot lighter than the other Encore P bass we have in our collection (EB09).

Donated by Stephen.

Basses

Ibanez Sr300

Gear Code:

EB07

+ 353 1 6744888

Nice, light, Ibanez bass.

Basses

Fender Squier Precision Special

Gear Code:

EB04

+ 353 1 2228422

COMING SOON - This Precision Special combines the characteristic pick-ups of a Precision bass and a Jazz bass.

Donated by Cian.

Basses

Fender Squier Affinity

Gear Code:

EB01

+ 353 1 6744888

Nice Fender Squier Affinity bass, it combines the characteristic pick-ups of a Precision bass and a Jazz bass.

This bass was donated by Rossella.

Guitar Amps

Hohner Rockwood RW10L

Gear Code:

GA07

+ 353 1 6744888

Nice 30-watt guitar amp, not too heavy to carry around. A good choice for both practising and home and with a band.

Guitar Amps

Vox Valvetronix AD15VT-XL

Gear Code:

GA04

+ 353 1 6744888

Really cool, 15-watt guitar amp. Not too heavy to carry around, the Vox Valvetronix AD15VT-XL has lots of built-in effects (distortion, delay, flanger, etc) that make it really fun to play. Great for band rehearsals or practicing at home.


DEMO HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmorwdbMw44

Bass Amps

Hartkey 1400

Gear Code:

BA07

+ 353 1 6744888

Great sounding, vintage bass amp. Very heavy, though, hence only recommended if you really need a big, loud amp (140 watts).

The Hartkey 1400 was donated by Zia.

Bass Amps

Ampeg VA108-V2

Gear Code:

BA03

+ 353 1 6744888

Not too heavy, small size bass amp. With its 20 watts, the Ampeg VA108-V2 can be used to practice at home as well as to practice with a band. It sounds great!


DEMO HERE (ours is the newers version of this): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Zg-Y9KMey4

Bass Amps

Vox Pathfinder 10

Gear Code:

BA01

+ 353 1 6744888

Nice little 10-watt bass amp. Great portability, perfect to practice at home. It's probably the lightest bass amp we have.

Pedal Effects

Earnie Ball Volume Pedal

Gear Code:

PE08

+ 353 1 6744888

Have you ever tried a volume pedal? It can help you create nice guitar (or bass) swellings. In order to use it, you will need two instrument cables: one will connect the instrument to the pedal (input), the other will connect the pedal (output) to the amp.You'll need a 9-volt battery to power it up. 


SEE HOW IT SOUNDS (it's a similar model): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cOpiuWgAcM

This Ernie Ball pedal has been donated by Ca.

Pedal Effects

Mode Machines MM-5 Digital Delay Micro

Gear Code:

PE04

+ 353 1 6744888

Great,   really small, delay effect. You can use it with a guitar or a keyboard/synth.   
You will need a 9-volt power supply to power it up, and two instrument   cables: one will connect the instrument to the pedal (input), the other will   connect the pedal (output) to the amp.
SEE HOW IT SOUNDS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-SCdn5jxTU&

Pedal Effects

MXR '78 Distortion pedal

Gear Code:

PE01

+ 353 1 6744888

"Give your guitar a bigger sound with this great pedal! It has the usual three nobs AND a ""chrunch"" button that will allow you to choose between two different modes. In order to use this pedal, you will need two instrument cables: one will connect the instrument to the pedal (input), the other will connect the pedal (output) to the amp. The MXR '78 Distorion pedal is powered by a 9-volt battery. You can access / replace it by flipping the pedal upside down and unscrewing the four screw. 

SEE HOW IT SOUNDS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcYGFPaSYFEive 

Donated by: Joe

Accessories

Keyboard Stand

Gear Code:

KS02

+ 353 1 6744888

Black, double arm stand. Ideal for bigger keyboards.

This keyboard stand was donated by Mary.

Accessories

Sony MDR V-300 headphones

Gear Code:

H02

+ 353 1 6744888

Well-loved Sony MDR V-300 headphones with a long cable. You can plug them into your phone, a synth / keyboard or an amp. Depending on the input, you might need a mini jack to jack adaptor (included with our synths).

These headphones were donated by Rossella.

Accessories

Shure mic stand

Gear Code:

MS04

+ 353 1 6744888

Black boom mic stand. It doesn't comes with the microphone and the cable that are in the picture, but you can borrow them separately if you need them.

Accessories

K&M mic stand

Gear Code:

MS01

+ 353 1 6744888

Black boom mic stand. It comes with the microphone holder (not in the picture)

Percussions

Tama Imperialstar

Gear Code:

ADK05

+ 353 1 6744888

This Tama Imperialstar 22" White Vintage Sparkle is a great drum kit that we'd recommend to advanced drummers.
It comes with all the hardware you'll need and a Meinl cymbal set (the high-hat, crash and ride cymbals). This is the biggest drum kit we have so please  make sure you have a enough room in your car to collect it. You'll be getting: 5 shells (22" bass drum, 16" floor tom, 10" and 12" rack toms, 14" snare drum), a cymbal bag and a big hardware case. A drum stool is also in the hardware case.
This is the most expensive kit we have, so we ask you to use it if care. If you are a beginner, please choose one of the others in our catalogue instead.
HOW TO ASSEMBLE A DRUM KIT: https://youtu.be/yzLXDVZEaTA

Guitars

Fender Squier Bullet Strat

Gear Code:

EG13

01 222 8422

COMING SOON - Fender Squire Stratocaster guitar, plays really nicely.  

Donated by Phillip.

Guitar Amps

Johnson Standard 10B

Gear Code:

GA11

01 222 8422

COMING SOON - Well loved guitar amp. This 10-watts Johnson amp is a small, portable one, ideal for practicing in your room.
Donated by Phillip.

Accessories

Instrument cable

Gear Code:

C01

+353 1 674 4888

To amplify an electric guitar, a bass or a synth, you will need an instrument cable. And if you wish to use pedal effects you'll need more than one. The good news is that we have plenty, just make sure you borrow all you need. Sometimes cables break. If that happens, please let us know via email or when you return the item and we'll fix it.

Percussions

Shaker

Gear Code:

P04

+ 353 1 6744888

A nice addition to a rhythm section. Sometimes singers don't know what to do with their hands.. well, a shaker might help with that too!

This shaker was donated by Gráinne.

Percussions

Sonor Standard Cajon

Gear Code:

P01

+ 353 1 6744888

Ever tried a cajon? It's a fun instrument to make beats with, and you can bring it anywhere as it comes with a handy case.


COOL TUTORIAL HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiQ77OvS37A

This cajon was donated by Rossella.

Percussions

Millenium MX422 RL

Gear Code:

ADK02

+ 353 1 2228422

COMING SOON - WITH SILENT STROKE HEADS. Nice 5-piece drum kit for beginners and intermediate players. It is complete with all the hardware you'll need, including the high-hat, the crash cymbal and the ride cymbal. This kit is set up with Silent Stroke skins, which make it very quite, hence ideal for practicing at home. If you are looking for a drum kit to practice or perform with your band, make sure you borrow a different one.
Before collecting, make sure you have a enough room in your car. You will be getting: 5 shells (22" bass drum, 16" floor tom, 10" and 12" rack toms, 14" snare drum), a cymbal bag and a big hardware case. A stool and a pair of drum sticks are also in the hardware case. If the drum sticks break, we kindly ask you to buy a new pair for the next person who will borrow the kit.


HOW TO ASSEMBLE A DRUM KIT: https://youtu.be/yzLXDVZEaTA

Mics

JTS TM-929

Gear Code:

VM01

+ 353 1 6744888

Voice Mic. You will need a cable to connect it to a sound desk, an audio interface or an amp. If you are using the mic with an amp you would normally use an XLR to jack cable. If you are using the mic with a sound desk or an audio interface you'll need either an XLR to jack cable or an XLR cable, depending on the desk's inputs.

This mic was donated by Shane.

Keys & Synths

Microkorg

Gear Code:

S03

+ 353 1 6744888

Awesome synthesizer, definitely our favourite! Portable, compact and full of sounds and functionalities. This is the synth we mainly use in our programs and summer camps.


DEMO HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsT1S4lxq8Y

Keys & Synths

Yamaha YPT-220

Gear Code:

K03

+ 353 1 6744888

Entry level keyboard, pretty easy to use but still fun and with some good sounds. Good for studying music too, as it has some educational functionalities.


DEMO HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhX-TPTwsdM

This keyboard was donated by Stephen.

Guitars

Epiphone Les Paul SL

Gear Code:

EG11

+ 353 1 6744888

Really nice and really light electric guitar, hence recommended for someone with back pain problems. It has the same shape as the iconic Gibson Les Paul, from which it takes its name. Artists who play a Les Paul guitar include Mitski, Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney, Taylor Swift, Orianthi and more.

This guitar was donated by Paddy.

Guitars

Stagg Stratocaster

Gear Code:

EG08