On a cold morning in February, We Are Sound (well, two of us anyway) take refuge in the cosy living room of local gig booker and promoter Simon Baker’s house in North Cambridge. Here we drink tea, admire artwork, and discuss the Cambridge music scene and Green Mind, the long standing and thriving Cambridge gig promotion business he set up 17 years ago… click to read on.
In our quest to leave no sound-related stone unturned, We Are Sound – perhaps inevitably – recently found ourselves talking to fellow Cambridge residents the very lovely Paul Arnold (AKA Bob) and Andrew Barnabas (AKA Barn), BAFTA nominated media composers of music for games, TV and film, and owners of Bob and Barn Ltd., a music production company... click to read on.
From the start, this performance was always going to be different. Where We Are Sound have always put on large scale, long (2 hour) gigs with massive setlists, a band, and 120 singers, this was billed not as a gig but as a ‘sound experience’. The Collective’s name was hardly noticeable on the poster or publicity and it seems likely that a proportion of the punters were literally that – people taking a punt on the experience. And why not? At only thirty minutes long, with a choice of four timeslots and a beautiful and historic setting at the Round Church in Cambridge, these gigs were easy to buy into... click to read on.