Street Church, Boston: 492
Cafe worked with Democracy Now cameraman Robbie
Lydon, (The Connection, Radio Open Source, etc.) CCTV
Cambridge and Z-Mag while
managing sound and recording this, Chomsky's first post-election
talk. Here's the Report. ...It's even worse
than you thought!
Outdoor Sound Reinforement: Boston Common Peace Rally
Common: Our biggest gig yet, a peace rally on Boston
Common. Hanley Sound assembled
the 12-foot speaker towers we used to deliver 3,000 Watts of
crisp and clear music and speech for two thousand peace-lovers
...while keeping the stage area comfortably quiet. Guests included Pat
Scanlon (shown,) Chuck
Gerson and many others.
Mobile Sound Reinforcement and Recording: Sacco
& Vanzetti Remembered
8/9/08 -Boston: For
the third consecutive year, 492 Cafe provided loud and clear
mobile sound solutions for the Sacco and Vanzetti Commemoration
Society's annual rallies and march through Downtown Boston.
Speakers include City Councilor Chuck
Turner, Dorotea Manuella, Sergio Reyes and others. (Listen)
Mobile Sound Reinforcement and Recording:
From Iraq and Afghanistan Back Home to Dorchester -A Community Responds
to the Wounds of Violence
9/20/08 -Dorchester/Boston: 492
Cafe provided pro-bono sound reinforcement for this Dorchester
People for Peace event with a surprise visit from our favorite
poet by far, Veteran for Peace David
8/4/08 -JFK Library, Boston: Dissenters
risk arrest to give Nancy "impeachment's off the table" Pelosi
a piece of their collective mind. Hear our Radio
Report for a glimpse at how little Americans' rights are
by this Democrats ic Party leader!
Plain: Responding to
a stage snafu, Freeman Z slaved over a hot digital editing
workstation to carve up this little
gem of a piece of David's inspirational stories, including
the government-censored struggle of Librarians prosecuted
under the Patriot Act.
We weren't hired for this year's anniversary
vigil, even after finding our own sponsor to pay the expenses!
...And it was pathetic!!! A dinky amplifier laid on the ground,
maybe twenty people attended, and nobody cared. Feel-good activism
that doesn't even feel good.
We had 200 people last year, even in pouring
cold rain! Way to go, meek people! You go. You just ignore cultural
realities, stand on your principles ...and help keep Halliburton
Z was invited to help evalute sound equipment for The Smedey Butler
Brigade, a local chapter of the national Veterans
"The Smedleys," says
Freeman, "need a self-contained, portable PA system for
their public events. So we took a prospective unit out for a
test drive, to see whether it's right for their needs. There's
a lot to consider. ...We're dealing with concepts of acoustics
and numbers. But the bottom line is, if it sounds good, it