20 October 2014

Sunday Night Football kicks off with Robe effects

Sunday Night Football kicks off with Robe effectsUSA - A back-wall of 72 x Robe CycFX 8s and Pointes helped create awesome effects for Carrie Underwood's all-action high profile Introduction for NBC's 2014 Sunday Night Football. Los Angeles based lighting designer Benoit Richard was responsible for lighting Underwood's energetic rendition of Waiting All Day for Sunday Night, a re-working of Joan Jett's classic I Hate Myself for Loving You for NBC Sports and San Francisco and New York based producers, Bodega Studios. Richard's design included eight 35ft high vertical ... More >>

Outkast come home with Meyer Sound Leo

Outkast come home with Meyer Sound LeoUSA - Hip hop stars Outkast recently completed their summer tour with three sellout hometown shows in Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park. Dubbed #ATLast, the 20,000-plus crowds were supported by a Meyer Sound Leo linear large-scale reinforcement system as specified by FOH engineer Darcy Khan. "The first time I'd mixed with Leo was earlier this summer at the Montreux Jazz Festival," says Khan. "I loved the way it sounded. It was astonishingly clear, with no phasing issues, and I could walk from the stage all the way to the back and ... More >>

Bandit adds Chauvet gear to meet growing demand

Bandit adds Chauvet gear to meet growing demandUSA - While 2014 may be edging its way to a close, Bandit Lites continues to increase its inventory of new gear by purchasing Chauvet Professional Nexus Aw 7x7 LED panels, Nexus 4x4 fixtures and Rogue R2 Beam fixtures. With the most popular acts in music putting on bigger and brighter shows, Bandit looks to provide its clients with the best and most versatile technology available. Lighting designer Chris Lisle took advantage of the Nexus Aw 7x7 LED panels versatility on Miranda Lambert's Platinum Tour, which just announced its 2015 ... More >>

Art of Light uses wysiwyg for Armin Only - Intense

Art of Light uses wysiwyg for Armin Only - IntenseThe Netherlands - The Art of Light, a Netherlands-based creative light designing, programming and operating company, used wysiwyg version R33 to previsualize lighting design and effects for DJ Armin van Buuren and his Armin Only - Intense worldwide tour. "A completely original lighting design was designed by Marc Heinz. The Art of Light was in charge for all the programming and used wysiwyg R33 to previsualize the tour," said André Beekmans, founder of The Art of Light. "Because the design includes 388 moving lights, 67 ... More >>

Show Distribution to introduce Imperium controller

Show Distribution to introduce Imperium controllerCanada - Show Distribution, maker and distributor of the Tour Series chain hoists has just unveiled its new Imperium console. This console, the company says, runs the same intuitive and reliable Raynok software that operators have come to appreciate, in a compact and feature-rich package. "The versatility and simplicity of the Imperium Console puts the power and control of all motion functions at every operator's fingertips. They can call and recall functions and cues with the press of a single button. Programmable macro buttons also ... More >>

Lightconverse unleashes dynamic new features in v56

Lightconverse unleashes dynamic new features in v56USA - The multiple capabilities Lightconverse 3D Show Platform continue to expand with the recently released version 56. First up in v56 are new functions for fixtures, including precise 3D volume Focus calculations for beams and beam footprints, accurate Frost calculation covering the complete range of depth for LED modules, Gobo Edge abilities, Objective Mapping for Shapes (RGB rings, segments, etc.) and added Pixel Shift functions for High End's ShapeShifter instrument. The latest version additionally adds further enhancements to its ... More >>

Adamson Energia on tour with Carlos Vives

Adamson Energia on tour with Carlos VivesColumbia - Colombian music idol Carlos Vives is currently out on tour promoting his latest album Corazón Profundo, which dominated the Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart as soon as it debuted this summer. Sound company C. Vilar was tapped to provide sound reinforcement for two of his most recent concerts held in Colombia. The back-to-back concerts took place at Macal Stadium in Villavicencio and Simón Bolívar Park in Bogotá. "We used our full inventory of Adamson gear for these performances," explains Mauricio Vilar, owner of C. ... More >>

Pearce Hire at the Showman's Show

Pearce Hire at the Showman's ShowUK - Pearce Hire continues its long-standing support of the Showman's Show by confirming their presence at the exhibition on 22-23 October. Pearce Hire has regularly participated at the Showman's Show because it offers an important platform for promoting their expertise in the provision of services for the outdoor and special events market. Pearce Hire offers over 30 years knowledge providing power, lighting, audio, staging, project consultancy and production services to the outdoor and indoor event, festival, entertainment and ... More >>

Steinberg stages UK music production workshops

Steinberg stages UK music production workshopsUK - Steinberg Media Technologies has announced upcoming workshops in the UK. Together with Yamaha and sE Electronics, Steinberg has scheduled tour dates from Poole in the South to Perth up in Scotland. As a part of the ongoing Steinberg Training Centre education programme, these interactive education events feature critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Martyna Wren, session and touring drummer Emily Dolan Davies (Tricky, Becky Hill, Bryan Ferry, The Hours) and multi-instrumentalist, producer and Cubase expert Andy Schrav (Peter Andre, ... More >>

Diggerland adventure park relies on Ashly Audio

Diggerland adventure park relies on Ashly AudioUSA - Diggerland USA is the country's first construction-themed adventure park, allowing children and their families to operate real construction equipment in a safe environment. The 14-acre park is located adjacent to its sister attraction, Sahara Sam's Oasis, in New Jersey in the suburbs southeast of Philadelphia. Spellcaster Productions of nearby Hammonton, New Jersey designed and installed the system on a very tight timeframe; from land clearing to opening took just six months. An Ashly Audio ne24.24M modular Protea matrix processor ... More >>

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