28 November 2014

Sennheiser UK takes the high road to PLASA Glasgow

Sennheiser UK takes the high road to PLASA GlasgowUK The first week of December sees Sennheiser UK head to Scotland for the inagural PLASA Focus Glasgow, which is being held at the SECC, Glasgow. Stand C04 will see the company showing products from its distributed brands including the K-array Kamoflague wall, DAS Artec series loudpeakers, Apart Audiocontrol12.8 and its own LSP 500 wireless loudspeaker. K-array Kamoflage was developed by Sennheiser UK in response to the need for an 'invisible' loudspeaker system. This solution enables K-array loudspeakers to blend into any background or ... More >>

AC-ET sets extensive showcase for PLASA Focus Glasgow

AC-ET sets extensive showcase for PLASA Focus GlasgowUK - A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) will be showcasing the latest product highlights from their extensive brand portfolio at the inaugural PLASA Focus Glasgow tradeshow - stand D19, the SECC, 2-3 December. Recently launched to great acclaim at the PLASA London international tradeshow, and selected as a Finalist in the PLASA Members Choice Awards, the new Chroma-Q Color One 100 LED Par will be showcased. Featuring an innovative fully homogenised beam which virtually eliminates the colour separation and shadows synonymous with ... More >>

Gearhouse wins at EXSA Awards

Gearhouse wins at EXSA AwardsSouth Africa - Gearhouse South Africa was recipient, for the fourth consecutive year, of the Best AV Supplier Award at the EXSA (Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa) Awards held at The Forum, Bryanston on 26 November. "Exhibition work is a very exciting market for us because our service appeals on both the exhibitor and the organiser levels and we have solutions for pretty much every size and type of display" says Gearhouse South Africa's marketing manager, Robyn D'Alessandro. "We have seen the exhibition market taking ... More >>

Chauvet Professional fixtures For Killswitch Engage

Chauvet Professional fixtures For Killswitch EngageUSA - At the heart of LD Darragh Guiney's lightshow for Killswitch Engage's appearance in the three-city Monster's Mosh tour was a trio of video walls created with PVP S7 LED video panels from Chauvet professional provided by JDI Productions. Providing a frighteningly heart-pounding background for the concert, the panels were used to create four video walls: a larger (4m by 2.5m) display positioned on upstage truss, and three smaller (1.5m by 1m) units in set carts that were arranged behind the drums, as well as on stage left and stage ... More >>

Tsogo Sun casino adds two venues

Tsogo Sun casino adds two venuesSouth Africa - A new dome has been erected on Krugersdorp hill, forming part of Tsogo Sun's Silverstar Casino, based in Muldersdrift. The attractive structure, designed and built by Otto Wijnberger of In2Structures, has been equipped with a basic lighting rig, stage and PA System making it a suitable self-sustained venue for smaller gigs hosted by Silverstar. At the same time, a similar structure, though not as large, was erected at Tsogo Sun's The Ridge in Emalahleni (Witbank), Mpumalanga. In2Structures, a member of the Gearhouse Group ... More >>

Hans Zimmer cooks up a Storm at Hammersmith

Hans Zimmer cooks up a Storm at HammersmithUK - The back catalogue of composer Hans Zimmer reads a little like a review of some the best films of the last 20 years. Academy Award winner for The Lion King in 1994; Grammy Awards for The Crimson Tide and The Dark Knight through to the WAFCA Award for 12 Years a Slave in 2013, the list is quite remarkable. So the opportunity to see the man in action with a live orchestra at a venue like the Hammersmith Apollo is one not to be missed. Lighting such a special event fell into the safe hands of designer Marc ... More >>

Dutch live music venue refurbishes with Elation LED

Dutch live music venue refurbishes with Elation LEDThe Netherlands - Volt is a new night spot in Sittard, The Netherlands that opened in March after a refurbishment that transformed the previous venue into a top quality, professional live music venue. A key element of the refurbishment project was a professional lighting package made up of Elation Professional LED moving heads and LED PAR Cans. The reason behind the rebuild, a total refurb that saw only the outer walls remain, was to rebrand and expand the venue in order to attract bigger name bands. Installation of the Elation gear was ... More >>

Mandylights deploys Ghostbands to transform G.E.M.

Mandylights deploys Ghostbands to transform G.E.M.Australia - There's a fair chance you may not have heard of G.E.M. a Hong Kong based singer-songwriter, dancer, musician, and actress. Her stage name is an acronym for Get Everybody Moving and she is big in Asia. G.E.M. is currently touring her G.E.M. X.X.X. Live World Tour, which stands for "more to eXpose, more to eXpect and more eXciting", and Mandylights, the Sydney collective of talented lighting designers, were charged with making it a tour to remember. "I'd describe G.E.M. as the Lady Gaga of China and in the past year she has ... More >>

Clay Paky wins the jackpot in Las Vegas

Clay Paky wins the jackpot in Las VegasUSA - "Clay Paky's success this year at the LDI show was resounding from every point of view". Pio Nahum, Clay Paky CEO, did not mince his words to describe their accomplishments at the lighting show in Las Vegas. After the PLASA Award for Innovation at PLASA in London, the Clay Paky Mythos has received an Honourable Mention at the LDI Award for Best Debuting Product of the Year "for providing a high-quality, feature-rich fixture with great optics". Nahum stresses that "the secret of the Mythos lies in its ability to do what the most ... More >>

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