GMCBeats & The Kabin Studio

Rap, beats & songwriting


GMCBeats (led by Director Garry McCarthy) delivers a range of workshops including creative songwriting, rapping, singing, recording, beatmaking & music technology, and also offers recording, music & audio production services for artists, musicians and businesses. GMCBeats Workshops’ philosophy is that everyone can make music, no matter what age, experience or ability.

Partnership with Music Generation Cork City

The partnership between GMCBeats Workshops and Music Generation Cork City includes the following initiatives:

  • Weekly and one-off rap & beats workshops at The Kabin Studio
  • Weekly workshops presented by GMCBeats, MGCC and The Hut Youth Project CDYS (at The Hut, Gurranabraher)
  • Provision of ‘The Kabin Studio’ space. This rehearsal space in Knocknaheeny is provided by Music Generation Cork City / Cork ETB to support the running of GMCBeats Workshops in the locality

Annual programmes / events

  • Annual ‘Urban Music’ summer camps
  • The ‘Rap-A-Mile’ annual rap & beats parade, and various other performances

How to Get Involved

If you are interested in volunteering your time or skills, workshop with GMCBeats, or are a young person looking to join one of the regular workshops, please contact Garry McCarthy (see below).


Garry McCarthy
GMCBeats Workhops
c/o Music Generation Cork City
Cork College of FET, Tramore Road Campus (CSN / Coláiste Stíofán Naofa), Cork City T12 AC91


Phone: 085 174 5418

The Kabin Studio:

Instagram and Twitter @thekabinstudio




GMCBeats & The Kabin Studio – Music Generation Cork City