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.