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Old 23rd March 2005
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London Slutz & Sounds Expo

Just wondering if anyone's going to Sounds Expo in London this year?? I'm going (haven't decided which day yet) and it would be nice to hook up if any of you are going to be there.
Old 23rd March 2005
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Hi David,

I went last year (travelled down from Newcastle) and I was dissapointed.

Hope it's better this year !
Old 23rd March 2005
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Yes thanks for starting this thread.

There WILL be an oficial Gearslutz Dinner on Sat 16th of April.

Now.. the odd / awkward thing is... the show shuts it's doors at 4pm on Sat..

So for anyone traveling down I suggest getting to the show early.... and planing to do some shopping in the west end before dinner!
Old 23rd March 2005
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Cool! Is there a venue for dinner yet?
Old 23rd March 2005
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I'll jump in quickly here: THREE reasons for not chosing the 16th for the dinner:

1. F.A. Cup semi-finals... (ok, I know that won't convince you)
2. I can't make it due to a gig in Bournemouth of all places
3. I CAN'T MAKE IT

see... this is how much I want to hang out with you guys...
Old 23rd March 2005
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Restaraunt will probably be in Chinatown, central London.

What time is the kick off for semi final?

See, the other days for the show are 'weekdays' and I figured not everyone will be able to get that time off to travel to Wembley...

What days do our estemed Low End moderators Labs & Dr Delta get into the UK? (they will be at the Dinner)
Old 23rd March 2005
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Won't be able to make it to the expo but dinner is fine on any of those days.

uh! no garlic this time then Jules?

heh
Old 23rd March 2005
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4pm close

Now that's bizarre

Probably wont come to the expo, but will see you at the food

Bev
Old 23rd March 2005
  #9
I am developing ideas for stuff to do from 4pm untill dinner...

Wembly may end up being the dinner destination if one new plan gets organised...

I wonder if the show is ending on Sat at 4pm BECAUSE of the football... any insight into this situation is greatly appreciated...

thanks in advance!
Old 23rd March 2005
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Labs and me will be in London from April 14th till 17th. Looking forward to meet all the UK slutz!
Old 23rd March 2005
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Football kicks off at 12.15 - so as I said not even an excuse... I do get your point about the weekday business... but c'mon Friday is not really a weekday is it..???
Old 24th March 2005
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Bump
Old 27th March 2005
  #13
Come on UK Gearslutz - make plans to go to the show Saturday moring / afternoon then and join us for dinner or simply JOIN US FOR DINNER!

April 16th, London, UK location tbc

Details will be posted shortly - dinner venue will either be near the show in Wembley or in Londons west end (probably Chinatown)

Register for the show here

http://www.sounds-expo.co.uk/

Re the dinner, you dont have to be a regular poster or have a lot of studio gear to come along! Dont be shy, even if you lurk and haven't regestered you are welcome (why havent you regestered? )
Old 27th March 2005
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Cya there...


Wiggy
Old 4th April 2005
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Hi All

I can only make the Expo show on Thursday....
Anyone going to be there on the Thursday please PM me......
This years show promises to be bigger and better than last years......
Digital Village are having a cut price sale there on some high end gear as far as i know......
So im hoping to buy a new mic pre while im there




Paul
Old 4th April 2005
  #16
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Me and Parlourman will be there on Friday. It would be cool to meet some of you!

Cheers


www.parloursound.co.uk
Old 4th April 2005
  #17
I will probably be there every day...

If you see me, come say hi, I will have gearslutz.com on the front and back of my blue shirt...
Old 6th April 2005
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Old 7th April 2005
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Dont forget to register!

here http://sounds-expo.co.uk/index.php

PLAN TO COME ON SATURDAY!!!!!

Then come for dinner with a whole bunch of us!

I am hatching a plan for a VIP studio trip for us all inbetween the show closing at 4pm & the dinner in the West End.. WATCH THIS SPACE!



Jules
Old 7th April 2005
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Old 7th April 2005
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AWESOME!!

Me labs and delta will be there in force!!! (I'll have persuaded gus that its a great idea by then - he may be a little woozy from the after-affects of the pills, but what the hey!!!)

Lets all meet early on in the day how does 10.30 - 11.00 sound to everyone. Anyone who is more familiar with the venue could suggest a rendevous point!!

see ya there
Old 7th April 2005
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I also publically guarantee Labs fish and chips on touch down to UK!!








+ beer
Old 13th April 2005
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If any of you guys are visiting the show... feel free to come by the DV Pro stand. Mostly it's 120u of cool outboard and Pro Tools HD. We're also showing a few new pieces yo may not have seen before:

- TL Audio M4 console
- Drawmer S3 multiband compressor
- Drawmer 3SUM
- Neve 8051 surround compressor
- FAR OBS100 monitors

I've tried to attach a few images but I can't work the damn thing out on this new forum version (!?)

Mike Cluskey of AMS Neve will there to rep the Neve kit (Thurs only). Also the guys from Manley and Neve have kindly given us a few t-shirts etc to give away, if you mention you're a Slut, we'll see what's left in the goody bag.

Over and out...
Old 13th April 2005
  #24
Find me (hint - I will have GEARSLUTZ.COM accross the back of a navy blue polo shirt)

And I may have a gearslutz.com gift for you!

Old 13th April 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rab
Also the guys from Manley and Neve have kindly given us a few t-shirts etc to give away, if you mention you're a Slut, we'll see what's left in the goody bag.
Save me some T-Shirts, i'm in need of some new ones heh
Old 13th April 2005
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RAB? as in DV rab, if so thanks for the lends of the Rode K2 etc.. earlier last year, very interesting!

All the best and see ya at the show!
Old 13th April 2005
  #27
PLEASE STAY TUNED TO THIS THREAD!!

There will likely be 4 meet up points for the GS dinner!!!! This Saturday 16th

1) At the show close 4pm Sat afternoon, Meet Jules & the gang just inside the exit area at 4:30 - then travel with us to...... our VIP destination!!!!!

2) 5:30 pm we are honored to be the guests of Alchemy Mastering - a great mastering facility, in the centre of London, in a skyscraper with a spectacular 360 degree view over London. Studio bookings manager Emily has agreed to host beer & peanut mini party & tour of the facility - JUST FOR GEARSLUTZ!!! THIS IS VERY KIND OF HER TO AGREE TO ON A WEEKEND!!!!! - SO PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE EARLY (YOU WILL BE MADE TO WAIT!!) Please be mindful that there will be work in progress and our tour wil have to fit in and around that work.

The address is Alchemy Mastering, 29th Floor, Centre Point, London, WC1A 1DD

When you get there tell the guy at reception this exactly

"I am from the engineering website and have come to visit Emily at Alchemy"

WRITE THAT DOWN NOW!!!!!!

Then we move on to

3) 7pm First Floor, The Royal Dragon, 30 Gerrard Street, China Town, W1V 7LP

reservation - "Julian"

It is NOT one big bill, we pay individually

Then onto ....

4) Meet us outside the Royal Dragon / approx 9pm?? to head off to a bar somewhere!!!

Old 13th April 2005
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Grrrrrr. Won't be in London till the 19th.
Old 13th April 2005
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Quote:
Originally Posted by neve1073
Grrrrrr. Won't be in London till the 19th.
look us up when you get here (check pm)
Old 14th April 2005
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OK MY VIP treat for London Gearslutz is revealed in my post above!!!



Please try to be punctual for all meeting times

4:30 Lobby / Exit area of Sounds - Expo Show

5:30 Alchemy Mastering

7pm The Royal Draggon
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