2 July 2015

Creative Funktion-One solutions for Beirut rooftops

Creative Funktion-One solutions for Beirut rooftopsLebanon - Funktion-One's distributor in Lebanon, Audiotec Group, has installed sound systems at two new rooftop venues in Beirut. Caprice and Iris, which are both owned and operated by Addmind, are restaurant-bars that like to take things up a notch or two in the evenings. Audiotec Group's managing partner, Ralph Choueiri, explains how the company got involved in the projects: "When Addmind contacted us to say they wanted to put Funktion-One systems into Caprice and Iris, we were very happy - these are two of the most exciting venues in ... More >>

Britannia Row Training offers summer deals!

Britannia Row Training offers summer deals!UK - The summer is finally here and to mark the fact Britannia Row Productions Training - now in its new home in Twickenham - is offering a specially discounted summer training package for all those wanting to pursue a career in live audio, and learn from the professionals. Anyone who books now for the July Live Sound Basic 2-day PA Course and then also takes one of the two 15-week part-time courses beginning in September, will receive a discount from the September fees - effectively making the Basic Course free, the company says. For ... More >>

Artistic Licence gears up production

Artistic Licence gears up productionUK - Artistic Licence is enjoying a particularly busy 2015, with various new product lines are now in production. Most recently in stock is daliSwitch, a six-channel DALI controlled mains relay with some ingenious features. Each relay simulates an independent ballast, enabling the relays to be controlled with the standard DALI commands - for example, the relays can be switched individually or as a group, or respond to a scene or broadcast command. A particularly useful feature is the 'Non-Com' warning LED: this lights up if daliSwitch ... More >>

Nexo STM makes sporting debut at Singapore's SEA Games

Nexo STM makes sporting debut at Singapore's SEA GamesSingapore - About 40,000 people came together on 5 June 2015 in Singapore's National Stadium for a spectacular Opening Ceremony for an extraordinary SEA Games. Organised by the Singapore Southeast Asian Games Organising Committee (SINGSOC), the SEA Games centred around the Singapore Sports Hub, with its principal facility, The National Stadium, equipped throughout with Nexo sound reinforcement including the STM Series modular line array. The sold-out Opening Ceremony was a three-hour spectacle, where the audience watched more than 5,000 ... More >>

CPL returns to Glastonbury for Arcadia Spectacular

CPL returns to Glastonbury for Arcadia SpectacularUK - West Midlands-based Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) returned to Glastonbury as part of the Arcadia Spectacular, for which the company provided Panasonic projection onto the legs of the giant spider. The massive construction lurked ominously on what is now a designated area of the site set aside for the Arcadia team's immersive show. This year the new Arcadia 'Metamorphosis' show - complete with awesome technical production, radical aerial stunts and the very best dance beats - was one of the most talked-about and enjoyed events of ... More >>

White Light starts new role at Central Hall Westminster

White Light starts new role at Central Hall WestminsterUK - White Light has started in its role as the production service partner at Central Hall Westminster, the largest conference venue in Central London. Situated opposite Westminster Abbey and adjacent to the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, the venue features Europe's largest domed roof along with several other unique and flexible event spaces. White Light's role will involve delivering the technical production for any event held in this historic location, whether these are concerts, corporate or private parties. Over the next year, ... More >>

Chauvet makes grade at US college graduations

Chauvet makes grade at US college graduationsUSA - Colby College is a long way from Hollywood (3,165.4 miles to be exact), but that didn't keep film legend Robert Redford from journeying to the historic Maine school to address its 483 graduates and other guests at the 2015 commencement ceremony held outdoors on its picturesque campus. As befits a New England college graduation ceremony, the sun was shining very brightly that day. Still, visitors who couldn't get a good view of the movie star on stage were able to see him clearly on the two large video walls that flanked the stage, ... More >>

Alaska's Glenn Massay Theatre installs Constellation

Alaska's Glenn Massay Theatre installs ConstellationUSA - Matanuska-Susitna College (MSC) has installed Alaska's first Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system in its new Glenn Massay Theatre, a 523-seat facility purpose-built for Constellation. With the goal of accommodating a broad range of educational activities and arts performances in a single venue, the venue uses the system to provide ideal acoustics for all its events, including orchestral and choral concerts, student assemblies, lectures, fine arts performances, and amplified rock music. "We're blown away by how great the room ... More >>

Fine time for Fineline at Glastonbury 2015

Fine time for Fineline at Glastonbury 2015UK - Bristol-based lighting and visuals specialist Fineline Lighting renewed their long term working relationship with Glastonbury - at least 24 years to date - and supplied lighting for the Acoustic Stage, Astrolabe Theatre, Cabaret and Circus venues and also the WOW stage in the Silver Hays dance area, featuring some of the best underground DJs. Says MD Rob Sangwell, "We all love working on Glastonbury and imbibing the spirit of the festival, and are very proud of our history with the event. I have seen many changes over the years, ... More >>

Inspirmedia Productions sings Roland M-5000's praises

Inspirmedia Productions sings Roland M-5000's praisesUSA - Established around 15 years ago as an outgrowth of founder Phil Grimpo's work in house-of-worship A/V, Lincoln, Nebraska-based firm Inspirmedia has significantly expanded its service portfolio in the years since. Grimpo and his team are at-home providing live A/V for church services and larger worship events (notably including youth conferences), concerts, corporate events and beyond; all magnitude of video, graphics and lighting production; consulting, training and sales; and much more - either locally or nationwide. A relatively ... More >>

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