World Beater - The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has awarded Adele its global artist of the year prize in recognition of her "simply phenomenal" success. Adele's achievement is ... More >>
UK - New Order's recent UK and European tour in support of their latest album, Music Complete, featured a vibrant lighting design controlled via an Avolites Arena console. The tour marked the first time ... More >>
UK - Working with production designers, Louis Oliver and James Scott of Okulus Design, PRG XL Video supplied lighting, rigging, and video for Chvrches most recent UK tour. The package combined specially adapted ... More >>
USA - ESTA's Technical Standards Council has announced the recipients of the third annual Above & Beyond Awards designed to recognize outstanding Technical Standards Program volunteers. The awards celebrate those ... More >>
USA - A winter storm couldn't stop the prestigious 24th Annual Trumpet Awards which celebrates and honours African American achievers and those who support the African American experience. , and honours ... More >>
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"It was the Glass Spider tour, despite some criticism, that provided a template for later theatrical rock tours that has only been fully appreciated in retrospect. . ."
This month: V-DOSC Line Array
"It took just one glance at the sound system installed for the original production of the musical Mamma Mia! in 1999 to know that something had changed"
This month: Is BS 7909 Working?
"It was stated that it was the collective actions of the various freelancers that caused the injury, which is an important point. On that basis, the company was taken to court and fined for not managing the works effectively -not the freelancers."
This month: Owen Drew
"I was the organised one in the bands I played in as a teenager. I used to promote shows, which turned into booking DIY tours for both my own and other bands which I then went on the road with to help out. It took on a life of its own after that."
This month: Boats and Planes
"You can't import turtles into the UK,' he said. We explained that a turtle was a small lighting base. 'Show me'. We had no idea where they were in the truck, so . . . we found four objects of the same type and told him they were turtles. Problem solved . . ."
This month: The A-Scaler
"Cunning enough to know that each ISO216-defined A-series paper size is the next number down folded in half, you assume you must be doubling the scale each time, 1:25 to 1:50 and so on. Right?"
This month: What we think we know . . .
"What tends to happen when some new legislation comes to our industry is that a few people find out a little about it, then their thoughts and opinions are published and discussed at industry conferences and those positions become the status quo."
This month: Hi Fibre
"They show a guy walking on the cable, pinching it, rolling over it while sitting in his office chair and, finally, tying it in a knot . . ."
This month: Sarah Rushton-Read talks to lighting designer Roland Greil . . .
"The people I work with have gone way beyond the world of pure lighting design. Today we work in the realm of production design, regularly combining the lighting, scenery and video content design."