Instruments + Installations

Below are a selection of images of musical instruments and sound installations designed and made by Ed Devane for a range of clients and art centres in Ireland and around the world. Each piece is unique. If you have an idea for an instrument you'd like built then get in touch for commissioning information.

Music Production

Devane began music production and sound experiments as a teenager. Releasing music since 2005, Ed's sonic output takes two main paths: heavy, beat driven electronic music, released as Ed Devane on labels such as Touchin' Bass, Mantrap Recordings and Takeover Recordings, and abstract soundscape / ambient music as Withering Zithering, released on Acre Recordings and Farpoint Recordings. After some time away from beat production Ed is currently working on new material, a taster of which can be heard below.

Withering Zithering

Withering Zithering is Ed Devane's low-light music project, centered around stringed instruments he has designed and built since 2007. The music below is a selection of work from the past year. Withering Zithering is primarily a live project - get in touch for booking information.


Ed Devane offers instrument building and music production workshops to children, young people and adults. Below are a selection of images of workshop instruments. By building these kits, workshop participants learn about music, materials, craft, technology and the physics of sound, in keeping with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Maths) learning. For booking information, please use the form on the Contact page to get in touch.

Ed has given workshops for the following organisations: Edinburgh International Science Festival, DCU's Centre for Talented Youth Ireland, Hunt Museum Limerick, FabLab Limerick, Headway Cork, Sirius Arts Cork, Garter Lane Arts Centre Waterford, St. Patrick's Mental Health Services Dublin, Harnessing Creativity, Science Gallery Dublin, Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny, Galway Arts Centre and more.


An active improviser and performer, Ed has taken part in a number of unique events solo and in collaboration with other artists. Below are some images of a selection of these.