In The News
Subfrantic adds the Avid S6L system to its hire stock
Audio Media International – 11th March 2016
Subfrantic, the UK-based production company and hire firm that supports an array of areas in the live sound market – from touring and festivals to corporate and theatre work – is the latest company to add the Avid VENUE S6L live sound system to its product offering.
Headquartered in Bromley, Greater London, Subfrantic caters for sound, lighting, video, staging, rigging, special effects and logistics.
It is the first time that the firm has added Avid solutions to its inventory. [click here to read the full article]
Subfrantic at The Experience gospel concerts
LSi magazine – 17 December 2015
Africa – December 4th 2015 saw an audience of over 500,000 people attend an all night concert of gospel music in Lagos, Nigeria. This was the 10th annual concert in the popular Experience Series, which sees Lagos-based church House on the Rock bring together some of the biggest names in gospel music from Africa, the US, and the UK to perform on the same stage for 10 hours of music.
For the third consecutive year, London-based production company Subfrantic Production Services Limited was there, working alongside local suppliers and technicians to help deliver a world class event. [click here to read the full article]
Imperial War Museum illuminated by Core
LSi magazine – 16 November 2015
UK – Core’s ColourPoint Mk 2 battery powered LED up-lighters were used to great effect by event production company Subfrantic to dramatically illuminate the Imperial War Museum London in Southwark.
The magnificent building – originally built 1812-14 as the Bethlem Hospital – was lit in red for Remembrance Day as it provided a charismatic venue for a high profile charity fundraising event staged by the City Veterans Network (CVN) to raise money for three different military service related charities.
Subfrantic provided full technical production – sound, lighting, video and staging – for the gala dinner event. [click here to read the full article]
Yamaha QL5 Stars At Subfrantic’s Arabian Nights
Yamaha Commercial Audio – November 2015
Every summer, some of the biggest names in Arabic music congregate at London’s Grosvenor hotel for a series of concerts. Subfrantic Production Services provides the full technical production for the shows, which this year featured two Yamaha digital mixers for the first time.
Subfrantic has been involved with the shows for the past five years, which this year featured singers including Mohamed Abdu, Rabeh Sakr, Majid Al Mohandes, Balquees, Ellisa, Nahwa and Shatha Hassoun. All the performances are backed by an Arabic orchestra.
“It’s not an orchestra in the western sense, it features a lot of traditional Arabic instruments,” says Subfrantic technical director Sean Murphy. [click here to read the full article]
DPA Microphones Add To ‘The Experience’ In Lagos
Sound Network – 13th March 2015
One of the largest music events on the planet, and certainly the biggest in Africa, The Experience is a gospel concert held in Lagos that attracts phenomenal crowds in the region of 700,000+. And this year DPA microphones were at its heart, showcasing both their percussion and House of Worship credentials [click here to read the full article]
Subfrantic has Dunwell with the Yamaha QL5
LSi magazine – 26th September 2014
UK – Sibling-fronted pop/rock band The Dunwells has spent most of 2014 on tour. Dates in the US and a range of UK festivals were followed by the band’s Show Me Emotion UK tour throughout September. Using Yamaha QL5 digital console has made a huge difference to both the band and mix engineer Sean Murphy. [click here to read the full article]
Yamaha on the tour that never ends
LSi magazine – 3rd June 2014
UK – London-based production company Subfrantic is currently in the midst of a gruelling 60 date UK tour with Joe McElderry. Playing a wide variety of venues, a Yamaha CL5 mixing system has helped to make the once impossible, possible.
Despite being best known from the modern medium of television singing and reality shows, X Factor winner McElderry’s Set Your Soul Alive tour harks back to tours of the 1950s, 60s and 70s, when acts would embark on seemingly never-ending national treks. [click here to read the full article]