By: Kirsty Gillmore At the end of 2001, I was about to start my professional career in sound. I was 24 with one degree in music and a second degree in arts, a diploma in sound engineering, a bit of experience and a lot of expectations. Almost fourteen years later, my career has thrown up […]
Or – The Machines are Out to Get Us. By: Yvonne Gilbert It happens to everyone at some point. That crucial bit of kit fails at the wrong moment. The radio mic on the lead has sweat in the mic head or the connector. Someone in the Brass section has knocked water into the stage […]
By: Yvonne Gilbert I recently worked on a production of Lift a musical set in and around the lift of Covent Garden underground station. It was directed by Paul Baker at the Ivy Arts Centre in Guildford originally being produced at Soho Theatre in London.