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8 December 2016

Kinesys helps shape Placebo tour

Kinesys helps shape Placebo tourUK - Kinesys automation is central to show designer Jvan Morandi's visual concept for the current Placebo Retrospective tour, which features some of the musical highlights and moments from 20 years on the indie rock ... More >>

Morejazz gets more looks with Rogues

Morejazz gets more looks with RoguesMozambique - "Jazz music is the power of now," Wynton Marsalis once observed. If that is the case, then Maputo is flourishing in the moment. A bustling city of gleaming new high-rises, Mediterranean-style villas and ... More >>

Shure named North America Company of the Year

Shure named North America Company of the YearUSA - Based on its recent analysis of the professional and commercial microphone market, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Shure Incorporated with the 2016 North America Company of the Year Award. "Shure has launched ... More >>

aha-audio and APG find favour in Germany

aha-audio and APG find favour in GermanyGermany - Founded and headed by Rolf Feldmann, APG distributor aha-audio is shaking the professional audio landscape in Germany. A few months only after its creation, aha-audio has already been trusted by stagers for ... More >>

GLP fixtures dominate Guns N' Roses tour set

GLP fixtures dominate Guns N' Roses tour setWorld - Experienced lighting designer Phil Ealy (of West Coast Visuals) first encountered Guns N' Roses as a local band back in the '80s before catching the last part of Appetite for Destruction and then ... More >>

Charlie Daniels' Volunteer Jam celebrates with Bandit

Clay Paky fixtures light Nocturnal Wonderland

dLive monitors Brazilian rock recording

L-Acoustics for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Midas training success in Singapore

Wyrestorm solution for Liverpool listed church

Penn Elcom LED saves energy for All Saints

Chauvet shines at the CrossRoads in Casa Grande

Blackout rigging team in A League of Their Own

Jaco Beukes rocks the S21 at Aardklop Festival

DWR establishes freelancers' charity

Displays on trend at London Fashion Week

G20 concert makes public debut with Community

OneBigStar delivers 60-minute makeover

VER London supplies Disney Broadway Hits

Yes Events invests further in Elation

Radius RSX12M stage monitor now shipping

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Robe on court at WTA Finals in Singapore

Nexo and Yamaha training initiative in Singapore

Newark theatre upgrades to EM Acoustics

Annalise Hodgson joins DWR Distribution

AC-SP installation at John Lewis studio

Adlib upgrades Midas inventory

Avolites delivers for Public Service Broadcasting

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PLASA 2016: Check out what exhibitors and guest speakers were doing at PLASA 2016

ReadAudio File

Phil WardThis month: Bar and Negril

"Open-air sound systems have been hefted, tipped and bolted together on street corners in Jamaican towns and villages since well before Bob Marley grew his Rastafarian locks . . ."

ReadCrew Cuts

Crew CutsThis month: Stephen Walker

"It all happened by accident really . . . I was offered a job selling merchandise for a band and it took off from there."

ReadRecollected Works

Recollected WorksThis month: The Last Bits and Pieces

"I proudly opened the large box labelled 'Wimbledon Tool Kit' to find just a hammer, a hacksaw and a hacksaw blade which didn't fit the hacksaw. The first three customers wanted the hammer."

ReadRigging Call

Rigging CallThis month: Ground rigging competences

". . . 'rigging' is frequently perceived to be only the work carried out at height. Very often it is left to the lighting crew to assemble, sling and lift trusses or lighting systems; likewise loudspeaker arrays and video or LED screens."

ReadVideo Matters

Richard CadenaThis month: MIDI Controls the Show

"When the video clip ended, the DVD menu would pop up on the screen, so she would have to use the remote to blank out the screen with the projector shutter. It was not pretty. I really felt bad for her, so I put together a plan . . ."


QandAThis month: Sarah Rushton-Read talks to lighting designer Peter Morse

"I've been in arenas and seen the most amazing looking lighting rigs in their static appearance, only to be disappointed by their actual output . . ."

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