Music - production, promotion and events - a selection of favourites.
Rupert Truman - Ian Dury And The Blockheads. Just one example of Rupert’s prolific output both with, and separate to, Storm Thorgerson, Storm Studios and CNCPT Media, for bands including Muse, Audioslave, Biffy Clyro and Pink Floyd.
A flying monkey creation: 100+ acts on four stages over two days, plus comedy and therapy tents. The success of Wye Fayre and other music projects led to numerous ongoing collaborative projects within the music industry. www.wyefayre.co.uk
Here’s something you won’t see every day: a contemporary company citing a jazz musician who’s no longer with us. But Geraldine Hill got him and his messengers some corporate sponsorship and great houses at The Queen’s Hall as part of Edinburgh’s Jazz Festival… so we had to include him!
Neil Cowan, the founder of flying monkey worked with a myriad of rockers including The Cult, Mötorhead, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Hanoi Rocks, Therapy, The Fall and Johnny Thunders of The New York Dolls.
Neil Cowan also produced MTV music videos for Creation Records at the height of Brit Pop including the Boo Radleys and Blur.
Just before the London Olympics, Frank Turner and Billy Bragg played a gig at The Roundhouse, designed to build profile for able2uk, a charity with a founding philosophy of ‘just because you are disabled you are still #able2 do anything’. flying monkey helped develop the charity and the music project.