3 August 2015

JoeCo celebrates 7th anniversary with summer sale

JoeCo celebrates 7th anniversary with summer saleUK - JoeCo is celebrating seven years of BlackBox Recorder and BlackBox Player development with a worldwide Anniversary Sale. Starting 1 August, customers will have an opportunity to buy some of the manufacturer's most popular products at specially discounted prices. Products on offer include the 24-channel BlackBox BBR1-B balanced analogue recorder, the 64-channel BBR64-MADI Recorder and the new flagship BBR1MP Recorder. JoeCo's founder, Joe Bull, began developing the 1U multi-channel BlackBox Recorder in 2008. The first 24-channel ... More >>

Clay Paky lights Fedez's Pop-Hoolista

Clay Paky lights Fedez's Pop-HoolistaItaly - Fedez's tour follows the success of his album Pop-Hoolista, which was a permanent fixture in the top 20 for more than 24 weeks, earning him a double platinum award. His tour of arenas and clubs included challenging venues, like the Mediolanum Forum just outside Milan and the PalaLottomatica in Rome. Lighting designer Francesco De Cave reports, "Fedez impressed me with his way with words. He knows just what he wants. I conceived the tour and the ideas for the set design with Mario Zappa, from F&P Group, in response to ... More >>

White Light seeks audio & visual freelancers

White Light seeks audio & visual freelancersUK - Over the past year, White Light has continued to expand both its services and expertise across a variety of entertainment fields. Whilst remaining the leading theatrical lighting supplier, the complete production solution specialist has recently supported touring concerts for artists such as 50 Cent and Frankie Valli, historic occasions such as the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary, as well as festivals such as the Winslow Hall Opera and Glastonbury. One of the most significant developments has been its expansion into audio and video. ... More >>

i-Pix Db1 fixture makes dance event debut at 10x10

i-Pix Db1 fixture makes dance event debut at 10x10UK - i-Pix's new db1 video / beam light-source made its UK dance event debut at the 2015 Manchester International Festival (MIF)'s 10x10 Day & Night, a special two night collaboration between MIF and The Warehouse Project (WHP) to celebrate 10 years of both events in the city of Manchester. Manchester based lighting specialist dbn was providing lighting and visuals. When the organisers confirmed they wanted something inventive and different, the db1s were proposed by dbn and i-Pix' Chris Ewington ... and they found the additional ... More >>

Awan appointed Symetrix distributor for India

Awan appointed Symetrix distributor for IndiaIndia - With the latest figures indicating that India has now surpassed China as the world's fastest-growing large economy, the country's diverse industrial and business communities have never been more dynamic. India's professional AV installation sector is no exception, and now its proponents are set to have even greater access to high-quality DSP technology thanks to a new country-wide distribution agreement between Symetrix and Awan. A highly respected systems integrator as well as long-serving AV distributor, Awan represents ... More >>

Clay Paky Glow UPs light Sanremo Royal Hotel

Clay Paky Glow UPs light Sanremo Royal HotelItaly - During the first stage of the latest edition of the Giro d'Italia, the Royal Hotel Sanremo asked Pico Service to illuminate part of the hotel building's façades. The lighting service company proposed an uncluttered solution designed to avoid disturbing hotel guests. The Royal Hotel was built on a privileged site in 1872 . The Hotel rises towards the sky with its white façades and overlooks the sea, just a short walk from the centre of Sanremo. It is surrounded by more than 19,000 square yards of lush subtropical park. It is ... More >>

High Kirk Presbyterian Church installs GLD

High Kirk Presbyterian Church installs GLDUK - High Kirk Presbyterian Church in Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland, recently installed Allen & Heath GLD digital mixers as part of a major refurbishment project. The Church purchased two GLD-112 desks - one for live sound and one for recording - plus, an AR2412 and two AR84 IO expanders. The two desks were fitted with M-Dante network cards, providing simple to use multitrack recording capabilities. The Church needed to satisfy a variety of operators with the choice of console. Some only use the desk one or two times a month, whilst ... More >>

Oakland's Mills College adds more Meyer Sound

Oakland's Mills College adds more Meyer SoundUSA - Six years after installing a Meyer Sound system in its Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College in Oakland, Calif. has again turned to Meyer Sound to add a UPQ-1P loudspeaker system. The new addition works seamlessly with the hall's existing Meyer Sound equipment to support an array of experimental and electronic music performances and recording sessions for the college's Center for Contemporary Music (CCM). "Meyer Sound speakers are refined and silky in the high end, and I don't know of any better sounding speaker for this room ... More >>

Chauvet awes and engages at Florida nightclub

Chauvet awes and engages at Florida nightclubUSA - The Manor Complex is located about 32 miles north of South Beach, but the crowds that jam pack this spacious 20,000sq.ft venue don't feel a compelling need to journey south on I-95. Why should they? There isn't much that can't be found at this very well-appointed superlative nightclub that features a jolt of eye-popping new energy, courtesy of Rogue and ÉPIX Series fixtures from Chauvet Professional. Owners Paul Hugo and Brett Tannenbaum added the Chauvet fixtures to the already powerful lightshow in the bi-level nightclub, ... More >>

Elation lights R5's Sometime Last Night tour

Elation lights R5's Sometime Last Night tourUSA - Rock band R5 is out on their Sometime Last Night tour using an Elation Professional rig of Cuepix Panels, Rayzor Q7 LED moving heads and Platinum Beam Extremes. Made up of four siblings and a best friend, R5 hit the road in Florida in early July and are making their way across the country on a seven-week summer leg in support of their new Sometime Last Night release. Lighting and video vendor for the tour is Toucan Productions of Oklahoma City, their second tour with the band after supplying a smaller tour last year. ... More >>

High schools choose Ashly amplifiers

High schools choose Ashly amplifiersUSA - Spurred by growing student populations and a general shift toward high-tech teaching support systems, Becker High School in Becker, Minnesota and United South Central K-12 in Wells, Minnesota undertook new construction projects that were only recently completed. Becker added a swimming pool and a 900-seat auditorium, and USC erected a whole new school that includes a 600-seat auditorium, a primary gymnasium, an auxiliary gymnasium, and a commons area. David Peterson of Peterson AV designed the sound systems for both projects, and ... More >>

Chauvet DJ at Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival

Chauvet DJ at Lake Tahoe Reggae FestivalJamaica - Lake Tahoe is 2,964 miles from Jamaica. That may seem like a long way, but it's a mere hop, skip and a jump compared to Hawaii, which lies over 5,200 from the Caribbean island. Still, in a testament to the universality of music, the Nevada resort hosted a wildly popular Reggae Festival headlined by Iration, a Billboard chart-topping group that hails not from the island of Jamaica, but from other islands in Hawaii. Keying the lightshow for the group's Lake Tahoe performance, which took place at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, ... More >>

Danley solution for Hendersonville church

Danley solution for Hendersonville churchUSA - Like many churches with the inspiration and space to make it happen, Hendersonville First United Methodist Church in Hendersonville, Tennessee recently added to its Sunday morning lineup a contemporary service in the building's gymnasium. As excitement and attendance grew, First United called on veteran praise band guitarist and sound system design guru Scott Oliver, owner of Centerline Audio Visual, to replace the temporary sound reinforcement system it had been using with a permanent system. After a comprehensive loudspeaker ... More >>

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