Take a Virtual Tour of Iconic Abbey Road Studios Through Google Street View

Interactive Site Is a Treasure Trove of Content for Music Fans

Published On
Apr 16, 2015

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Music fans can now take an interactive tour of the iconic Abbey Road Studios without even setting foot in London, courtesy of Google Streetview. Created out of Google Creative Lab and Stinkdigital, Inside Abbey Road allows you to explore the various studios, where the Beatles, Pink Floyd and, more recently, the likes of Lady Gaga have recorded hits. The site is a treasure trove of content for music lovers, with time-lapse videos, timelines, photography and more. Giles Martin, son of Beatles producer Sir George Martin, voices the guided tour, which even lets visitors have a virtual play with recording equipment.

Google worked with RSA Films director Rob Blishen on this video promoting the site. To make it look like a journey in Streetview, it features a continuous shot in Abbey Road, where the crew had to block off six blocks of London traffic and enthusiastic tourists for a maximum of two minutes at a time.

Credits

Date
Apr 16, 2015
Agency:
Google Creative Lab
Director:
Rob Blishen
Creative Team:
Graeme Hall
Creative Team:
Tom Seymour
Director, Photography:
Jake Polonsky
Production Designer:
Nigel Howlett
1st Assistant Director:
Jai Lusser
Post Production:
Time Based Arts
Production Team:
Jamie Davis
Production Team:
Dennis Olson
Production Team:
Charlie Bettice
Sound Designer:
Rich Martin (Envy)
Visual Effects:
Time Based Arts
Visual Effects Supervisor:
Mike Skrgatic
Visual Effects Supervisor:
Ben Cantor
Flame Artist:
Mike Skrgatic
Flame Artist:
Luke Todd
Flame Artist:
Timo Huber
Nuke:
Matt Shires
Nuke:
Leandro Vazques
Nuke:
Andre Dias
Nuke:
Ralf Briscoe
Nuke:
Dave Birkill
3D Artist:
Ben Cantor
Smoke:
Mike Aveling
Smoke:
Stephen Grasso
Photography:
George Daniell
Editing:
Gavin Burridge
Tracking:
Peanut
Visual Effects Line Producer:
Chris Aliano
Digital Production Company:
Stink Studios
Production Company:
Stink Studios

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