Marmalade Jam @ The Firestation, Windsor

Marmalade Jam is an exciting and new Jam Night at The Firestation Arts Centre, Windsor, and you are invited!

Join your host Chelsey Chantelle and her band of session musicians for a next level open stage experience, either from the audience or on the stage!

The House Band:
Host & Vocals – Chelsey Chantelle
Guitar – Dion Rushe
Bass Guitar – Sam Weston
Keys – Loucas Hajiantoni
Drums – Jonny Brister

To Get Involved Contact: chelsey@marmaladejamnight.com

Timelapse created with Canon EOS 600D, 50mm f1.8 lens
Video created with GoPro Hero3 Black Edition
Both edited in Adobe Premiere

Rumour Records @ The Red Cow, Slough

As well as my work here at nothingspecial, I am a founding partner at Rumour Records.

Rumour Records is a newly founded company solely focusing on providing a full package for local bands – Gigs, Promotions, Recording and Rehearsal. We’re very much in our infancy at the moment, but new opportunities are coming along, and it’s an exciting time for all of us.

Our opening night on the 13th July at The Red Cow, Slough, included performances from:

Alex Fossett
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Fyros Wilson
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Echoic
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More shows at The Red Cow are certain, with the next one on the 27th July, and a few other nights around the Slough/Windsor area in the works.

Check us out at https://www.facebook.com/RumourRecordsUK, and keep an eye out for much more good stuff in the future!

Monster Raving Loony Party @ Occupy London

This is a video put together through a collaboration between myself and What’s Next Entertainment, which was intended to be used for the Monster Raving Loony Party’s London Mayoral election campaign. The footage wasn’t filmed by me, but after a lot of hunting through, I found the best bits and popped them together to form this. We didn’t actually publish this to their channel in the end, but it shows what can be done with some old camcorder footage and a few hours work in Adobe Premiere.

As an aside, does anyone else find that St Paul’s looks lonely without the tents there?

Loony Queen’s Speech 2012

In 2012, I was commissioned to make a video for What’s Next Entertainment. The piece was intended for use in their member “Crucial” Chris Dowling’s campaign for Mayor of London, representing the Official Monster Raving Loony Party.
Under their direction, the brief was to take the Queen’s Christmas Speech and subvert it. A couple of weeks back and forth with edits, and incorporating ideas from both sides, this is what we came up with.
The challenge of taking pre-existing footage from TV clips and the Loony archive to create new work was fulfilling, and the experience of working with a director instead of directing myself was an eye-opener.
The main edits were done in Abobe Premiere, with added animations and notations created in After Effects and Photoshop.