Scramble Sound, a pounds 2.5 million digital audio complex in Covent
Garden, launched this week as a one-stop-shop video and sound house -
London’s first, according to the founders.
Scramble, the brainchild of the audio engineer, Bill Gautier, will
handle the full scope of audio work for TV ads in its three digital
studios. But it will also be digitally linked with the video post-
production house, Complete Video.
Although Complete and Scramble are separate companies, the link is
designed to allow easy computer control of both sets of equipment at
Gautier told Campaign: ‘I truly believe this is the first time that top-
end audio has ever been properly integrated with top-end picture
production. It makes the whole process of change far easier for the
client. One of the major factors for me as a sound man is that I have
video machines on the end of a wire, which gives me a guarantee of final
Andrew Christie, the managing director at Complete, said that London had
been crying out for a truly integrated sound facility offering a
combination of the best crew and technology.
Scramble is equipped with two AMS Neve Logic 2 mixing desks and a Logic
3, all of which have high-capacity audiofile output.