27 September, 2008

Limmud Fest '08

Shock provided a full concert and AV service to Limmud Fest a Jewish festival held in Derbyshire. Despite the appalling weather during the set up the event went exceptionally well.

"You played an incredibly important part in making Fest such a success. Thank You!"

The Tiger Who Came to Tea has been adapted for the theatre.

We provided sound effects (Tigers are very noisy and hungry eaters) and sound design services for the theatrical production of this well loved children's book. Starting at the Bloomsbury Theatre in September '08 this show should be touring around the UK for some time. Directed by David Wood Produced by Nick Brooke and Kenny Wax For tour dates and a review click here

Limmud Hackney

Limmud Hackney - Shock provided sound equipment for performers and presenters at Limmud's Hackney cay conference.

Walking for Gilad Event

We provided full AV equipment and support for the 'Walking for Gilad' event at the Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue. An audience of 1000 were there to give suppport to the parents of kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit. There were moving performances by Israeli artsists Ehud Banai and Maya Raviv and an address from the Israeli Ambassador.

30 July, 2008

AV for Canon conference and team building day

Shock provided full AV support for Canon's conference day in London including radio microphones, sound system, screens and projector. We also provided a portable sound system for use outdoors.

17 July, 2008

The Other Seder - Wilton's Music Hall

We provided sound, projection and technicians for a great event organised by the Jewish Community Centre for London and YAD Arts at the crumbling but atmospheric Wilton's Music Hall in London. The night featured contemporary dance choreographed by Hofesh Shechter, and fifteen piece anarchic gypsy punk band The Destroyers.

"Thanks so much for everything - for your professionalism, calm and enthusiasm it was a pleasure working with you." YAD Arts 

Gandini Juggle

The City of London Festival is drawing to a close. One late highlight was the skillful Gandini jugglers at Guildhall Yard. We provided the sound system for their backing music.

10 July, 2008

Slow Boat to Haifa

Another recent event was 'Slow Boat to Haifa organised by the JCC for London and YAD Arts on board HMS President a boat moored on the Thames by Victoria Embankment . We provided full audio support for the main ballroom and the bar. Performers included 6 piece jazz-swing band Kings Cross Hot Club and Rona Kenan from Israel

Shock AV at Bridewell Hall

Bridewell Hall was the location for a week long series of evening concerts for the City of London Festival. We provided all sound equipment and technicians. A highlight was the Swiss group Stimmhorn. This duo use Swiss alphorns and incredible voice work to produce a theatrical and moving performance. 

Guildhall Yard Stage - City of London Festival

Shock provided all sound services, equipment and support for the summer stage at Guildhall Yard in the City of London. Artists ranged from a 50 piece Swiss band to groups such as the Puppini Sisters and ska favorites The Trojans

Sound system for Round-table IEA Clean Coal Meeting 2008

Shock provided a technician, push to talk microphones, sound system, projector and screen and plasma screens for a 50 delegates, 2 day roundtable meeting at the Rembrandt Hotel in London.

"Excellent job - many thanks!" Colin at IEA

MOJO awards 2008

Shock provided a sound engineer and sound services at the MOJO awards at the Brewery in London. Receiving awards at the ceremony were among others Genesis, Led Zep, John Martyn, The Sex Pistols, Duffy, Paul Weller and Neil Diamond.

"Many thanks for another great job" Adrian at ANGP

Finsbury Circus Gardens - City of London Festival 2008

Shock provided sound for a week of  'Jazz in the Garden' at Finsbury Circus Gardens. Featuring many of the UK's top jazzers, performers included Martin Taylor, Tina May, Tony Coe, Tomorrow's Warriors and Andy Panayi. 

We used our 1k sound system with 4 stage monitors, microphones, radio microphones and our Yamaha LS9 digital mixer to provide some great summer sounds for hundreds of people who enjoy lunchtime in the Gardens. 

The concerts are organised by the City of London Festival in association with the Worshipful Company of Musicians

Da Motus

Shock provided sound for Swiss group Da Motus' performance at London Wall. Dressed in fluorescent green, Da Motus provide a bizarre but thought provoking mixture of theatre, dance and street performance. Accompanying the prerformacne was percussionist and composer Philippe Heritier.

04 January, 2008

A Varied New Year and Spring 2008

Here are some highlights of our varied workload from early in 2008:

Hume Brophy Communications: We provided radio microphones and support for an important presentation by a Chief Executive in Central London.

Medical Research Council: We provided a 37" LCD screen, DVD and video editing for a 6 week exhibition at the MRC.

Mission Control: Sound system for a presentation at the Henri Lloyd Clothing's head office

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers: Recording of an important meeting which was then edited in our studios and copied on to CD.

Jewish Community Centre for London: '8 Candles' Music Performance at Cargo, London - we provided sound and lighting technicians and equipment plus consultancy leading up to the event. The organisers wrote, "My turn to thank you all for the hard work and amazing show that you put on yesterday."

YAD Arts: We provided all sound equipment and technicians for a performance to picture by group of 4 musicians at the Everyman Cinema in Hampstead.

Dance Umbrella: We provided a large screen and DVD player for a 2 week exhibition at the Bishopsgate Institute.

Westminster Drug Project: We provided 6 handheld radio microphones and a sound system for their training day at Porchester Hall, London.

Gruffalo Theatre Production: Shock provided a full theatrical sound system including 4 radio microphones for the latest production of the Gruffalo touring Ireland.

ANGP: We provided a sound system, radio microphones and projection for a company presentation for an audience of 300 at Braxted Manor.

ZAI: Shock provided a full sound system, radio microphones and projection equipment for a 1200 audience performance/ prize evening. The show was recorded and CD copies made in our studios and sent to the client the next day.

Limmud Conference 2007

Shock provided full technical support for the 7 day Limmud Conference at the University of Warwick.

We provided full support to the Limmud team leading up to the event to ensure all aspects of the conference ran without a hitch. Sound, lighting and projection were all run by our team of 5 technicians.

Limmud wrote to us afterwards: "As always we could never have done it without you guys. It was really fantastic having you onboard again."