Pro bass player Paul Egan chooses Gallien Krueger
Paul Egan is a session bassist and MD from London UK. Along with many varied projects, artists and theatre shows, Paul has spent recent years touring the globe with ‘Julian Perretta’. Paul is lucky enough to have gained experience in touring, recording sessions and live shows for many great artists with some of the UK’s best session musicians.
Fort Hope brings the noise with Ampeg
Fort Hope are already well on their way to taking their place amongst the upper echelons of British rock. They’ve toured with the likes of Mallory Knox, Frank Iero (ex-My Chemical Romance), Jimmy Eat World and Moose Blood, gained a nomination for ‘Best British Newcomer’ at this year’s Relentless Kerrang! Awards and delivered storming sets on the Pit Stage at Reading and Leeds Festival.
Composer Steve Mayer Values Mackie XR824’s Honesty
Between composing and sound design for television and games, Steve Mayer is a busy man. He has composed theme music and underscores for such television shows as ABC’s High School Musical, Disney’s Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, and multiple shows for HGTV, MSNBC, and the E! Network. His game credits include titles for Leapfrog, Disney, and Ubisoft. Mayer even designs the sounds gamers hear when they click on an object or drag it across the screen. Between music and sound design, he is working with a wide range of frequencies and sonic textures, and he has to be able to hear even the most subtle details.
POLAR lends beyerdynamic ears to Tate Sensorium
The IK Prize is awarded annually for an idea that uses innovative technology to enable the public to discover, explore and enjoy British art from the Tate collection in new ways. This year's winner was Tate Sensorium, an exploration into how the senses can be stimulated in a gallery space, developed by creative studio Flying Object. It was an immersive display featuring four paintings. Visitors to the installation experienced sounds, smells, tastes and physical forms inspired by the artworks and could record and review their physiological responses through sophisticated measurement devices.