29 July 2016

Ambersphere sets the Scenius for DPL

Ambersphere sets the Scenius for DPLUK - DPL Production Lighting has recently chosen to invest in the newest moving light fixture from Clay Paky, the Scenius. Managing director Darren Parker explains why. "As a company that supplies equipment to all sorts of different events, from those looking for a single followspot or a couple of washes up to a full festival lighting rig with all possible bells and whistles on it, we have to maintain the very broadest range of stock in the warehouse. "We already have a solid relationship with Clay Paky's UK distributors, Ambersphere ... More >>

MUSIC appoints Goldsmith for Northwest Territory

MUSIC appoints Goldsmith for Northwest TerritoryUSA - MUSIC has announced the appointment of Goldsmith Sales & Marketing as its manufacturer representative firm for the Northwest Territory states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. The firm will be promoting MUSIC's Enterprise Division brands - Midas, Klark Teknik, Lab.gruppen, Lake, Tannoy and Turbosound. The announcement was made by Chris Wildfoerster, senior director of Touchpoint Americas for MUSIC's Enterprise Division. "Goldsmith Sales & Marketing has earned great respect from channel partners and consultants," states ... More >>

API names Wynwood Audio as Florida dealer

API names Wynwood Audio as Florida dealerUSA - API has announced its new Miami-based dealer, Wynwood Audio. With a team made up of artists and musicians, and more than 20 years of experience in the music industry, Wynwood Audio is dedicated to providing insight and expertise that helps customers get the most out of their gear. William Castro, owner and CEO of Wynwood Audio, says, "I've been using API for a long time and being able to now offer it to my clients is very exciting for me. API has been a leader in this industry for many years, and I'm looking forward to supplying ... More >>

Rogues on Today Show rig for Gwen Stefani

Rogues on Today Show rig for Gwen StefaniUSA - For Gwen Stefani's appearance on the Today Show's Citi Concert Series, lighting designer Peter Greenbaum wanted to do something special to accent the onstage magic. He provided this extra pop by beefing up his Rockefeller Plaza rig with 20 of the new Chauvet Professional Rogue R1 FX-B moving LED fixtures, supplied by WorldStage. "Gwen is one of the most charismatic performers you'll find anywhere," said Greenbaum. "We wanted to create the most dynamic lightshow we possibly could on a stage of this size for her appearance, ... More >>

Handy AV expands LED offering

Handy AV expands LED offeringUK - An impressive delivery of nearly six tons of LED displays has been received at Handy AV's Kent headquarters, as the company moves to hold the most comprehensive on-site stock in the country, with demonstration areas to match. Handy, who have recently moved into impressive new 6,000sq.ft offices in Sidcup, Kent, are well known for global retail installations and content management - having completed AV projects for clients such as Adidas, Dior, Kenzo and Primark. The company is now expanding its offering into other key vertical ... More >>

Avolites delivers eclectic mix at Glastonbury 2016

Avolites delivers eclectic mix at Glastonbury 2016UK - Avolites' lighting consoles, dimmers and media servers once again delivered robust, festival-proof performance to shows across Glastonbury's vast and varied musical programme. For nearly 40 years, Avolites equipment has been found surviving the mud in each corner of the Worthy Farm takeover. This year the British manufacturer's consoles and media servers were not only used on the main stages such as the Pyramid, which was also powered by Avolites ART2000 dimmers, the Other, John Peel, West Holts and the Acoustic Stage but also ... More >>

Bastille Day celebrated with sound from Lawo

Bastille Day celebrated with sound from LawoFrance - On 14 July, at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, more than 400,000 spectators celebrated Bastille Day, the National Holiday in France, marking the beginning of the modern French nation. And to Lawo, it was a further chance to demonstrate the power of their latest live and broadcast technologies. Having mixed classical music and show tunes in 2015, this year's Bastille Day celebration programme opened and closed with the same pieces - The Damnation of Faust by French composer Hector Berlioz and the French National Anthem - ... More >>

CODA crosses over to Rubicon

CODA crosses over to RubiconNorway - CODA Audio recently appointed Rubicon, as its new distributor for Norway. The impact of this arrangement has been immediate, with Rubicon reporting substantial sales of CODA stock including three ViRAY systems. As well as acting as a distributor, Rubicon is also a renowned rental company in the region and have themselves purchased CODA systems to cover their extensive and thriving, club, theatre, festival and corporate provision. Norway's festival season stages many large scale events and Rubicon is taking CODA's new AiRAY ... More >>

D-Mitri provides sonic immersion at Dai Show Theatre

D-Mitri provides sonic immersion at Dai Show TheatreChina - At the domed Dai Show Theatre, built exclusively for producer Franco Dragone's newest themed spectacle, the nightly displays of jaw-dropping aquatic acrobatics are bolstered by immersive music and effects sonically choreographed through a 128-channel Meyer Sound D-Mitri digital audio platform and reproduced by an encircling array of 103 Meyer Sound loudspeakers. The D-Mitri platform, working seamlessly with CueConsole control surfaces, provides a complete and fully integrated solution for mixing, matrixing, multitrack playback ... More >>

E-Series kicks off Li Ronghao tour in Shanghai

E-Series kicks off Li Ronghao tour in ShanghaiChina - Popular Chinese pop singer, music producer and professional guitarist and 'New Asian King' Li Ronghao recently kicked off his "ideal world tour" with a concert at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai. The tour is being reinforced by an Adamson E-Series PA provided by Beijing Global Visual Culture Development Co. Ltd. "We are using a combination of 36 E15, 42 E12, 16 E218 and 18 E219 on the tour," explains Beijing Global Owner Li Ran. "This package provides the flexibility to cover virtually any venue we are dealing with." On the ... More >>

Midas PRO X rocks Wawa Welcome America

Midas PRO X rocks Wawa Welcome AmericaUSA - Midas flagship console, the PRO X, was put to use as America's largest pops orchestra, The Philly POPS, opened festivities for Wawa Welcome America, Philadelphia's citywide Fourth of July celebrations. The 65-piece Philly POPS is the largest pops orchestra in the United States which boasts a repertoire of songs from colonial times up through today's chart toppers. Against the dramatic backdrop of Independence Hall, the POPS performed a lively score of well-known tunes to the town's crowd, which gathered for one of the main ... More >>

Q-Sys helps audio come to life at Ely Cathedral

Q-Sys helps audio come to life at Ely CathedralUK - The Shure UK Systems Group provided RG Jones with product and technical support for upgrades to the audio infrastructure at the historic Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, including a QSC Q-Sys audio network installation. Shure Systems Group's Q-Sys experts collaborated with RG Jones project engineer Jake Miller in the development of the bespoke Q-Sys infrastructure. Combining a Core 250i, I/O frame and QSC ISA300Ti amplifiers, the Cathedral's Q-Sys system is separated into 10 zones to address the requirements of the various and ... More >>

Sarner goes for virtual gold in Rio

Sarner goes for virtual gold in RioBrazil - International creative design and AV company Sarner is working with the FIVB (Fédération Internationale De Volleyball) to showcase volleyball and beach volleyball at the Rio Olympic Games this summer in a unique way. Using the latest in virtual reality technology, Sarner has created an immersive experience within Volleyball House, a specially designed venue near the iconic Beach Volleyball Arena on Copacabana beach. VIPs and special guests will be invited to Volleyball House to enjoy volleyball past and present by ... More >>

MILOS summer focus on Mobiltechlifts

MILOS summer focus on MobiltechliftsEurope - From 1 July - 30 September, MILOS will be focusing on its range of Mobiltechlifts and offering a free transportation wheel kit with every Mobiltechlift purchase. During its three-month promotion, MILOS will be releasing a product range video and expert instructional video by Marc Hendriks that will be available on the Milos website. Mobiltechlift features include: Tested in accordance with draft of DIN 56950-3; Integrated wheels with brakes; Easy setup with a round spirit level; Rubber feet on the outriggers to protect ... More >>

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