26 November 2015

Yamaha scores at Regensburg's Continental Arena

Yamaha scores at Regensburg's Continental ArenaGermany - The Bavarian city of Regensburg is renowned for its medieval centre, nowadays a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But just a few minutes away is one of Germany's most modern sporting stadiums, the new Continental Arena, where a Yamaha audio system has achieved the goal of great sound without the penalty of going over budget. Opened in July this year, the Continental Arena has replaced the city's 89-year old Jahnstadion as the home of football club SSV Jahn Regensburg, which plays in the Regionalliga Bayern (Germany's 'fourth ... More >>

Roland is the word as Grease tours Hungary

Roland is the word as Grease tours HungaryHungary - Roland is 'the word' in Hungary right now as the Roland M-5000 and M-480 live digital mixing consoles alongside Roland Digital Snakes head out on tour with Grease - the Musical. This 11-date arena tour is produced by long term Roland customers Szatyi Stage Team who, earlier this year, supplied an all Roland setup to produce the live stage sound for local TV2 channel shows Rising Star and The Voice. The M-5000 was chosen as the FOH console for the tour primarily because of its O.H.R.C.A configurable ... More >>

W-DMX shows green alternative in Alingsås

W-DMX shows green alternative in AlingsåsSweden - W-DMX by Wireless Solution once again played an important role in the recent Lights in Alingsås event in Sweden. The event is Northern Europe's largest lighting workshop in public spaces, this year attracting a record 87,622 visitors. Once a year, leading lighting designers and companies are invited to Alingsås to demonstrate their expertise, attend networking events and hold workshops. For five weeks, the dark evenings of Sweden are transformed into beautiful lighting installations around the town. The theme for Lights in ... More >>

CIE looks to update Colour Rendering Index (CRI)

CIE looks to update Colour Rendering Index (CRI)Austria - The Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage (CIE) have published a position statement on their intentions to develop a new and improved colour fidelity metric that would update the CRI (Colour Rendering Index). The CIE have also accepted that the CRI has several significant sources of colorimetric inaccuracies and accept that it should be updated with the latest well-accepted formulae and an improved set of test samples. CIE's own Technical Committee (TC1-90) is in the process of developing a new improved colour fidelity ... More >>

India's first dLive at the Hard Rock Café

India's first dLive at the Hard Rock CaféIndia - Allen & Heath's dLive has been installed in Mumbai's renowned Hard Rock Café, marking the first installation of the new digital mixing system in India. Installer, Sun Infonet, the distributor of Allen & Heath products in India, selected the flagship DM64 MixRack with an S7000 Control Surface. The first artist to use the new mixer was national singing icon, Garry Lawyer, who along with his seven-piece band, performed a tribute to Elvis Presley. Both FOH and monitors were mixed on the same system by sound engineer, Afaque ... More >>

Underworld puts the SSL L500 centre stage

Underworld puts the SSL L500 centre stageUK - Influential British electronic dance act Underworld has chosen a Solid State Logic L500 as performance tool for its live tours. The console joins founder-member Rick Smith on stage as a fast, versatile, creative instrument, allowing him to combine old-school dub mixing techniques with the best in performance technology. It has been 20 years since the original release of Underworld's ground-breaking album dubnobasswithmyheadman, and the anniversary was marked with a remastered release, accompanied by a tour that showcased the ... More >>

Score with Peerless-AV to win tickets to Euro 2016

Score with Peerless-AV to win tickets to Euro 2016The Netherlands - Peerless-AV today has announced Join the winning team with Peerless-AV as the theme of its stand (11-E70) at ISE 2016, in celebration of the 2016 UEFA European Championship scheduled to be held in France from 10 June to 10 July. The stand will have a football stadium layout with themed zones and content highlighting specific Peerless-AV product selections, including a host of new European launches. Visitors will be invited to show off their striker skills in an interactive penalty shoot-out game to win spot ... More >>

Bandit on the run with JethroTull rock opera

Bandit on the run with JethroTull rock operaUSA - It was last year in Italy while touring with Jethro Tull, singer-songwriter and frontman Ian Anderson began to toy with the idea of a stand-alone show around the real life exploits of the band's namesake. Using lighting provided by Bandit Lites, lighting designer Mark Wheatley took his knowledge of Anderson's lighting preferences (no haze, no 'mad flashing lights' and dislike of follow spots) to compliment Jethro Tull - The Rock Opera, which features both earlier hits and newly written songs. "The workhorse fixtures are ... More >>

Danley and AVE make music at Minnesota church

Danley and AVE make music at Minnesota churchUSA - Way back in 1955 American Reformed Church held its first service with just 30 families in the lovely city of Luverne, located in the extreme southwest corner of Minnesota. After decades of steady growth, the now vastly-larger congregation recently completed construction on a new 800-seat state-of-the-art worship centre. Twin Cities-based Audio Video Electronics (AVE) signed on to the project mostly after the facility layout was planned and designed. The architect for the project was Architecture Inc, based is Sioux Falls, SD with ... More >>

Oakland's Mills College installs analogue API

Oakland's Mills College installs analogue APIUSA - Mills College in Oakland, California, is known for its collaborative and experimental approach to music education - and now API will be part of that legacy. Professor Les Stuck oversaw the installation of the school's new 1608 console just in time for the fall semester to begin. Technical director at the school's CCM (Centre for Contemporary Music), Professor Stuck comments: "The 1608 purchase was a no-brainer, and the best possible option. In choosing an analogue mixer today, there aren't many choices if you want something really ... More >>

Lawo supports AES67 interoperability demo

Lawo supports AES67 interoperability demoUSA - At the 139th Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York City, the recently formed Media Networking Alliance (MNA) held its first public display of audio networking based on the new AES67 interoperability standard. The demonstration showed interconnectivity between 22 currently available products from 18 different companies, all streaming live audio over the same network via AES67. AES67 specific extensions to the different network platforms utilized by each manufacturer provided for the common interchange of digital audio ... More >>

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