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27 November 2015

Top speakers revealed for PLASA Focus Glasgow

Top speakers revealed for PLASA Focus GlasgowUK - PLASA Focus Glasgow 2016 returns to the SECC with another distinguished seminar programme that will deliver two days of free pro audio and lighting presentations discussing the latest technologies for the live ... More >>

Clay Paky B-EYEs light Miranda Lambert tour

Clay Paky B-EYEs light Miranda Lambert tourUSA - Country superstar Miranda Lambert's Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars tour reprises the name of her first headlining tour in 2010. It follows her Certified Platinum tour earlier this year and features an ... More >>

Avolites Tiger Touch II controls Suede special

Avolites Tiger Touch II controls Suede specialUK - Lighting designer Jip Nipius controlled the lighting for a special 'cinematic' two-part show by English rockers Suede at London's Roundhouse in November using an Avolites Tiger Touch II for the first time. Nipius ... More >>

David Gilmour rattles Royal Albert Hall with AKG

David Gilmour rattles Royal Albert Hall with AKGUK - After five decades as a leading live sound engineer Colin Norfield's roster of acts reads like a who's who of touring giants. In 1994 he piloted the sound mix for Pink Floyd's Divisional Bell tour, and his ... More >>

BMFLs on the runway at NZ Fashion Week

BMFLs on the runway at NZ Fashion WeekNew Zealand - The chic, the cool and the beautiful rocked up in Auckland to check the latest Kiwi fashion trends and catch the insatiable buzz of New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) 2015 at the main show-space in the ANZ ... More >>

Powersoft provides the punch for Ningbo nightclub

DTS Raptors shine at Blyth fireworks spectacular

Robe supports Yaron Abulafia's book launch

Cirque du Soleil's Sama-Sama with W-DMX

dbn adds magic to Millennium Centre celebrations

Key Indian rental company invests in Outline

Sennheiser delivers at 49th CMA Awards

ETC announces new management roles in Italy

Yamaha scores at Regensburg's Continental Arena

Roland is the word as Grease tours Hungary

W-DMX shows green alternative in Alingsås

CIE looks to update Colour Rendering Index (CRI)

India's first dLive at the Hard Rock Café

Underworld puts the SSL L500 centre stage

Score with Peerless-AV to win tickets to Euro 2016

Bandit on the run with JethroTull rock opera

Danley and AVE make music at Minnesota church

Oakland's Mills College installs analogue API

Lawo supports AES67 interoperability demo

Over 200 attend Chauvet European Grand Opening event

BlueParrot invests in Meyer Sound Leopard system

Robe gets asymmetric for Mallory Knox tour

Nexo appoints new distributor for Portugal

Technicians of the future learn with KV2

2015 CMA Awards showcase Shure wireless

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Richard Pilbrow to Kickoff Educational Seminars at PLASA Focus Orlando - 8 Jan 2015

PLASA's Behind the Scenes Happy Hour a Massive Success - 11 Dec 2014

PLASA Announces 2014 Election Results - 21 Nov 2014

'Tis the season to donate to Behind the Scenes - 17 Nov 2014

PLASA Events Announces Partnership with Show Ready Events - 14 Nov 2014

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"Our intention is to enable a performer - it could be a lighting designer or a musician - to drive digital media directly from their favourite controller and, by minimising the interaction with our software, make our technology seamless and transparent, even to a beginner"

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PLASA 2015: Clay Paky's Spheriscan

Philip Norfolk of Clay Paky's UK distributor Ambersphere presents the Spheriscan recessable moving mirror luminaire, which features high-speed continuous rotation . . .

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Yesterday's News - 20 Years Ago20 Years Ago . . . LSi November 1995

"Our 10th anniversary issue had news of the PLASA Show moving to a new home . . . Following a successful 1995 show in Earls Court 2, the Association had announced a new five-year deal with organiser P&O Events and the show's relocatation to Earls Court 1 in September 1996, when it would run alongside the British Music Fair."

Yesterday's News - 10 Years Ago 10 Years Ago . . . LSi November 2005

"LSI reported on Liverpool's series of events in the run-up to its tenure as European Capital of Culture in 2008. Lee Forde, a former rock 'n' roll lighting designer and now general manager of the Liverpool Culture Company, was the man responsible for putting the city on a world stage . . ."

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Phil WardThis month: Breaking the Cycle

"You can see it in the current shift from rental to installation: increasing ownership of monitors and in-ears, then FOH control, by the bands; allied to ownership of speaker rigs by venues in a widespread alteration of touring business models."

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Classic GearThis month: Arri Imagine

"Imagine pulled off the remarkable trick of being instantly recognisable as a lighting control (24 faders to the left, playback faders in the middle, keypad centre, level wheel to the right, then grand-master, then a new-style 3.5" floppy drive), yet at the same time with its colour-coded, precise, clicky keys, compact form and sharp lines feeling immediately cleaner, more modern than its rivals. "

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Crew CutsThis month: Production manager Mark Dawson

"My schoolmates wouldn't let me join their band because I couldn't sing or play an instrument. So I managed them and organised their gigs. Then I started to realise you could make a living out of it . . ."

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GhosteryThis month: Hoverboards

"Stand on the platform and it will just hold itself magically upright. Lean forward and, rather than tipping over, it moves forward; lean to one side and it turns. It's clever, fun and, as countless YouTube videos attest, easy to crash spectacularly."

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Rigging CallThis month: The PLASA Rigging Conference 2015 . . .

"The age-old issues about insufficient time being allowed to safely carry out technical work (and not just rigging) should be a thing of the past if the principles of the Regulations are followed. The right questions will be asked of the right people at the right time . . ."

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Richard CadenaThis month: ImageCue Media Server

"Makers and innovators are adding value to off-the-shelf components, resulting in some big steps forward in tiny products that deliver big results. ImageCue falls into that category . . ."


QandAThis month: Sarah Rushton-Read talks to lighting designer Terry Cook . . .

"Five years ago, I would never have described myself as a lighting designer, but by the nature of my development with WBD I've become one . . ."

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