July 2011

Thursday 28th July 2011
July again has been back-to-back, with jobs including a number of shows at the Emporio Armani store in Bond Street (featuring acoustic sets by Plan B and the Pierces), Alice Cooper's new album launch at The Ivy club in London, Hurts at T In The Park, Howard Jones at Festival Too in King's Lynn as well as the regular Kim Wilde shows around Europe.

June 2011

Tuesday 14th June 2011
Things have been busy for me recently, with a variety of different jobs including the Isle Of Wight Festival with Boy George, a show on a cruise liner off the coast of Cannes and the after-show of the Gerry Weber Tennis Open in Germany with Kim Wilde, a corporate event in the Royal Courts Of Justice and a private Ceilidh in Waterloo.

The Ivors

Friday 20th May 2011
This week, I was hired as system engineer for the 56th Ivor Novello awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Dobson Sound Productions provided the audio package for this prestigious annual event celebrating the very best of British songwriting.

Kim Wilde German Tour

Saturday 26th February 2011
I am currently on tour mixing monitors for Kim Wilde on her 'Come Out And Play' tour. The tour takes in 10 dates across Germany over 2 weeks in venues ranging from 1500-3000 capacity. Public reaction so far has been overwhelming. Soundhouse of Germany are supplying a Yamaha PM5D console and Sennheiser 2000 IEM system, in addition to a Yamaha PM5D-RH FOH console and L'Acoustics dV-DOSC arrays.
www.kimwilde.com

Secret Garden Party

Wednesday 16th February 2011
Last weekend I was contracted to audio crew for the Secret Garden Party's 'Lost Lover's Ball' event, a Valentine's weekend festival of music and entertainment. The event took place in the historic Battersea Power Station in South London over 3 days.

Haircut One Hundred

Saturday 29th January 2011
I was hired to mix monitors for Haircut 100 performing their first album 'Pelican West' in it's entirety last night at the Indigo2, London. The show was recorded by Abbey Road Live and available to buy as a CD 6 minutes after the show had finished. You can purchase the recording online at:
http://haircut100live.sandbag.uk.com/

KT Tunstall @ Abbey Road

Sunday 19th December 2010
As part of the Radio 2 In Concert series, I was recently hired to look after the monitor system for KT Tunstall playing an exclusive gig at the legendary Abbey Road Studio 1 recording studio in North London. In addition to the live audience, the show was broadcast live to air on BBC Radio 2.

Pantomime!

Wednesday 1st December 2010
I am currently working as production sound engineer for the Qdos production of 'Jack And The Beanstalk', starring Bobby Davro at the Orchard Theatre in Dartford. Thames Audio supplied a Funktion One system comprising of Resolution 2's, F81 fills, an AX88 centre fill and F-118 / Resolution 18 subs all powered by MC2 E-475 amplifiers with Sennheiser G3 radio and MKE2 microphones.

Charity Shows

Sunday 21st November 2010
I have been involved in 2 charity shows this week. The first was the 'Amber Rocks' event for the charity Amber featuring Eddie Jordan and the Robbers, Finbar Furey, Rick Parfitt Jr and Graffiti Classics. I mixed FOH for this event. The second was the annual 'Wooden Spoon Ball', this year being a Moulin Rouge themed spectacular at the Hilton Park Lane, for which I mixed monitors. Capital Sound Hire supplied a Yamaha M7CL and low-profile Martin Audio LE12J wedges on stage.

Howard Jones at the O2

Monday 8th November 2010
This weekend I mixed monitors for Howard Jones at the Indigo2, performing his classic albums 'Human's Lib' and 'Dream Into Action' in their entirety.
www.howardjones.com

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