Galton & Simpson in conversation at RTS lunch

December 12th, 2008

Galton & Simpson in conversation at RTS lunch

The Royal Television Society asked us to provide sound for this prestigious TV veterans lunch in Mayfair. Ray Galton OBE & Alan Simpson OBE provided many great stories about their time as writers for Hancock’s Halfhour, Steptoe & Son plus many more.

We chose to use wireless lavalier mics together with four of our Discreet Loudspeakers. Judging by the thank-yous from RTS at the end of the event, we made the right choice! Many thanks to Tony & his staff from Overseas House for their help.

Society of Homeopaths at School of Pharmacy

November 30th, 2008

Society of Homeopaths at School of Pharmacy

The Society of Homeopaths asked us to provide an AV technician for duration of their event, which was held at the London School of Pharmacy. The world renowned homeopathic scholar Massimo Mangialavori was guest speaker.

We provided a Wireless Lavalier Mic for Dr Mangialavori, & two wireless handheld mics for the most frenetic Q&A sessions we have ever been involved in. We also took care of the computer & projection set up. Thanks to Graham Florence for all his support.

Eurobus Expo 2008 at the NEC Birmingham

November 19th, 2008

eurobus 2008 at nec birmingham

We had an opportunity to install a system for a press launch at the N.E.C. in Birmingham, in order to get there for 7.30 am it meant a very early start. We provided two wireless handheld mics which were used through our Speech PA system.

We also provided AV equipment for the Powerpoint presentation, including a 6ft screen & a projector. All went well & we got back to London in time for lunch.

Radio Production & Marketing Awards 2008

October 21st, 2008

Radio Production & Marketing Awards 2008

It was great fun to be part of these awards that encourage production and marketing within the radio industry. We were asked by the Radio Academy to provide sound & backline for the band Kaya who turned in a brilliant performance at the show!

We hand picked a selection of quality equipment by Fender, Eden, Yamaha & Midas. Our Q208 Monitors complemented the in-house system to produce a great event. Many thanks to Sam & Andy at Heaven for making life a bit easier.

Cobella Show at L’Oreal Academy

October 14th, 2008

Cobella Show at L'Oreal Academy

The top end hair & beauty specialists Cobella approached us to provide audio playback for their show at L’Oreal’s prestigious headquarters. We connected two Plasma screens to a laptop to display some of the new styles & products.

On this occasion we used a special configuration of our Qube Audio PA System plus two wireless headsets & one wireless handheld mic. Thanks goes to Lucy from Cobella & Emma from L’Oreal

Strictly Come Dancing at RAC Pall Mall

September 30th, 2008

Strictly Come Dancing at RAC Pall Mall

Darren Bennett & Lilia Kopylova from Strictly Come Dancing gave members of the RAC London a dazzling display of Latin dance for this sold out Sunday night event. We provided our Playback PA System with three handheld radio microphones.

We were asked to provide two professional CD players for playback, plus Spotlighting for the dancers & LED uplighting to set the mood. The show was a resounding success with guests joining in the dancing at the end of the evening…

Conference at MCPS-PRS Headquarters

September 2nd, 2008

Conference at MCPS-PRS Headquarters

A distinguished panel of radio producers & programmers assembled in the prestigious headquarters of PRS-MCPS to talk about the current state of UK based Urban music. The venue kindly let us use their ceiling mounted in-house PA System by Cloud.

We used five gooseneck mics for the panel together with two of our handheld radio mics for the Q&A. We recorded the session & later transferred the data via Protools to a web-ready MP3 for the Radio Academy Podcasts.

Etnies Skate Jam at Harlow Skate Park

August 12th, 2008

Etnies Skate Jam at Harlow Skate Park

Harlow Council organised a Skate Jam in partnership with Etnies & Motel 6. The event was to celebrate the completion of the brand new Skate Park, with many professional & local skaters braving the weather to make an appearance.

We provided our Playback PA System with the addition of 2 turntables & a mixer for the DJs to keep the crowd entertained, as well as a Wireless Mic for the MC. Thanks to Chris from Harlow Council for the power & Pete from Etnies for the tents which kept our equipment safe from the elements.

Sports Aid in Trafalgar Square

July 29th, 2008

sports aid in Trafalgar square

Paul Dickinson presented this press call in support of the Sports Aid charity for U.K. athletes. Betfair organised a full running track laid out across Trafalgar Square, with athletes & members of the public racing back and forth. Everyone had a lot of fun!

We used a pair of our Q208 loudspeakers together with a handheld radio mic for the speeches. We took extra care to keep all cables out of the way in this very public space. Special thanks to Joel from Trafalgar Square for helping with the power.

The Art of Sports Commentary Masterclass

May 21st, 2008

sports commentary panel

This Radio Academy seminar held at the Cricketers Club of London was a rare chance to learn from the best about Sports Commentary. Insights & anecdotes were shared by panelists Jim Proudfoot, Simon Brotherton & Alan Green.

We supplemented the venue’s existing PA System with four Panel Mics, two Wireless Mics, a CD Player, our Graphic Eq & Automixer. We also recorded the event & converted it to an MP3 for the regular Podcast…

London Open City Debate at Somerset House

April 22nd, 2008

London Open City Debate at Somerset House

The General Public Agency is a planning consultancy dealing with public spaces. They called us to supply systems for two separate events held in conjunction with Exemplar & The Courtauld Institute of Art at the Somerset House.

We used our trusted Sennheiser Tabletop Microphones & two Wireless Mics to pass around the audience for Q&A. We installed a CD Player for background music as well as a sound feed to a Video Camera. We were pleased to hear that both of the debates went well.

Cannons Presentation at Ravens Ait

April 14th, 2008

Cannons Presentation at Ravens Ait

This event broke new ground for us as it was the first time we had to use a boat to deliver our equipment! Cannons Health Clubs held a two day event on an island in the Thames. Thanks to the venue staff on the island were very helpful.

We used our Presentation PA System so we could get good coverage with our Lavalier Mics. We took an audio feed from the Powerpoint Presentation & ran it through our PA System.