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STRING & TINS ARE ON SONG.
10 February 2021

Sound designer, composer, and electronic music whizz Culum Simpson has joined the newly revamped String & Tins.

The actor-turned-audiophile calls String & Tins "a hallowed place for those who work in sound", as well as a company who value both creativity and craftsmanship. Now he can't wait to "dive in and get a little geeky" at 33 Gresse Street.


All of us care deeply about making stuff sound good and I think it’s about keeping that at the heart of it.

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He's met two metres away by Rachel Hough, who's just been promoted from executive producer to managing director. The signs were already positive when DAVID spoke to her last September, and Hough is even more optimistic about the future.

"I couldn't wish to be working alongside a more talented group of people," she says, "and ending the year being awarded The Ciclope Best International Sound Company of the Year was an incredible achievement and recognition for everyone. I feel incredibly proud to be part of that and I am super excited about the year ahead."


Key to Hough's plans are new creative directors Lawrence Kendrick, Adam Smyth, and Joe Wilkinson, whose knowledge of both the company and their craft cannot be understated. As Wilkinson puts it: "All of us care deeply about making stuff sound good and I think it's about keeping that at the heart of it."

To learn more about the changes at String & Tins, ring the team on 020 7434 0168.

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