James has been at Creamfields near Warrington this weekend, providing media server support for XL Video. XL provide LED screens for the many dance tents on site, and also provide PPU, cameras and LED screens for the two main stages. This year, to add flexibility, each of the main stages had a Catalyst media server for advertisements. These were fed in to Barco ...

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Dallas, the hit US drama is coming to Channel 5. To give this big signing the launch it deserves, Chris Pleydell created a true Texan party; complete with cow boys & girls, bulls (real and inflatable bucking), hay and hoedowns. XL Video supplied projection, LED and cameras for the event and brought in Basic Monkey to supply our Catalyst media servers and produce ...

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Basic Monkey is very proud to supply Leftfield with our laptop Catalyst system for their set at Sziget festival in Budapest. The band has previously used Hippotiser media servers which were taking up valuable vehicle space and rather costly. Tom Woodcraft introduced Basic Monkey to the band’s management and we offered our lightweight and cost effective ...

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For a few invited guests, the 2012 Olympic experience was made extra special when they were treated to a culinary and visual feast at the Grosvenor Hotel. The guests walked into the small ballroom at the Grosvenor, to be greeted by a large banquet table, adorned with gold chargers and stunning flower displays. The walls of the room were projected with lifelike images ...

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Basic Monkey are back with Seal to kick off his North American tour, covering dates across Canada and the US. This time round the moving LED panels will constructed from BasicTech’s 11mm product and moved using FTSI Navigator and drum winches as opposed to the Kinesys chain motors used Australia. This allows faster speeds and smoother motion. Navigator can send ...

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Chris Saunders, of Ogle Hog Limited, called upon Basic Monkey to provide Catalyst playback facilities for this years Brit awards at the O2. Ogle Hog supply and manage creative LED and relay screens for the event. Basic Monkey’s dual touring Catalyst system was used to play back content for the 7x different LED surfaces. 3x F11 closedown screens on automated ...

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James has been at Riverside studios for the past three days to program the Catalyst media servers for XL Video on “Open the Other End” which is to run at the venue for the next few weeks. The show uses projection on a variety of staggered surfaces including black gauze, a sliding flat panel, a wood veneer wall and white cyc. Using two Panasonic projectors ...

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This year’s Clothes Show theme was “Department Store” with lighting designed by Nigel Catmur and video content designed by Colin Rozee. As ever, the dancers and models performed an amazing show to up-beat music, re-enforced with lots of lights and video. There was also a live performance from Kimberly Wyatt. The show was broken into sections as ...

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Basic Monkey has been asked to supply our new dual touring Catalyst system for Seal’s Summer European tour starting tomorrow. James will be accompanying the tour, looking after the system and interfacing with locally provided LED screens and projectors. The tour starts in Estonia, working back across ...

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Following on from the success of Unilever’s conference at the ExCeL centre in London earlier this year, Steven Williams at CSP asked Basic Monkey to design and supply video for Unite, the Union’s rule conference at the ACC in Liverpool. Irene Reed from Frameworks Events produced the event and asked long standing partner CSP to realise the technical ...

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