Events

Five years of String and Tins

Five years of String and Tins

As many of you will know, String and Tins recently turned 5 years old. It's been one hell of a ride. We'd like to thank all our clients for making it all possible, especially those that were very patient in the early days! All we can ask is that we keep working with great people who love making stuff sound good as much as we do. If you're interested in the stories and ethos behind our sound studio facility, here's a transcript of an interview with founders Mike, Sam and Will. Having crafted sound for a number of the industry’s favourite award-winning ads in recent years, independent...

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Audi Q8: The Big Entrance

Audi Q8: The Big Entrance

Dies Irae from Verdi's Requiem is the musical equivalent of the gates of hell opening up.   With no warning or preamble, you get an instant hit of drama and hysteria, the perfect soundtrack for the theatrical entrance of Audi’s new Q8, in Sam Brown's latest film for BBH.   https://vimeo.com/288194634   Mike sat down with the team at the early stages, to plan how best to tackle the sound on a night shoot…. with an orchestra… and double choir…. outside…. over three nights.... on a working dock in the Ukrainian port of Odessa. Sam had already done a comprehensive...

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Mike rides the FireFlies Tour

Mike rides the FireFlies Tour

This year Mike is riding on the 17th annual FireFlies Tour in aid of Bloodwise cancer research. https://www.justgiving.com/companyteams/FireFlies-Tour-2017-th A post shared by The F I R E F L I E S T O U R (@the_fireflies_tour) on Jun 15, 2017 at 11:27am PDT Weds 21st June - Day 8: Col de Vence and down to Cannes 84km, 1563 meters height gain Final day. One last push up the Col de Vence, before tracking down to the coast in full sunshine. We rode as a team into Cannes, down la Croisette to the sound of whistles, cheering and a massive cow bell (nice one Rani!). It's...

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