3 September 2015

Robe for Slovenia's 2015 Schengenfest

Robe for Slovenia's 2015 SchengenfestSlovenia - Leading Slovenian lighting designer Crt Birsa was asked to create a dynamic production lighting scheme for the main stage at the 2015 Schengenfest event, Slovenia's largest festival, staged at Vinica, Bela Krajina and attracting up to 10,000 music fans each day. They enjoyed a series of rousing performances from a selection of top international artists and local heroes including Rudimental (DJ set), Asian Dub Foundation, Magnifico, Siddharta Stahlzeit and Guano Apes. Crt chose to use close to 80 x Robe moving lights which ... More >>

The Warehouse helps Edinburgh achieve diverse sound

The Warehouse helps Edinburgh achieve diverse soundUK - The Warehouse Sound Services, helped this year's Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) achieve its many and diverse sound requirements across the summer season after designing, installing and engineering the sound for the opening and closing shows. As a lead partner supplier to the EIF, the company also provided the audio solutions for the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and FFS (Franz Ferdinand and Sparks) amongst others, working closely with Tom Zwitserlood Head of Sound and John Robb Head ... More >>

Philips Selecon introduces the PL Series Mark II

Philips Selecon introduces the PL Series Mark IIEurope / USA - Utilizing a proprietary Philips technology, Philips Selecon has introduced the PL Series Mark II LED luminaires. "As we listened to our dealers and clients worldwide, we found that what they desired most in LED luminaires was colour consistency," said Julie Smith, Philips Strand Lighting general manager of the Americas. "Working with our engineers at Philips, we have found a fantastic solution with the PL Series Mark II LED luminaires and we are very excited to introduce them into the market." The PLPROFILE1 MKII LED ... More >>

W-DMX stages successful training days in Sweden

W-DMX stages successful training days in SwedenSweden - Wireless Solution hosted three very successful training days in Marstrand, Sweden. From the 25-27 August the Wireless DMX team introduced the new G5 software to 23 distributors of 13 different nationalities in this picturesque Swedish west-coast city. W-DMX introduced innovative new features in the new G5 software, including Triple-Band communication, Wi-Fi, improved Adaptive Hopping with four times increased resolution and many other great components soon to be released. The team also introduced a redesigned product line: a ... More >>

AES highlights music-induced hearing disorders

AES highlights music-induced hearing disordersDenmark - Recently, hearing health experts from around the world converged on Aalborg University in Denmark for the International Conference on Music-Induced Hearing Disorders, organized by the Audio Engineering Society (AES). The three-day conference featured 21 technical papers presented by participants from across the globe, plus a series of panel discussions on the link between music and hearing. The conference organizing committee was chaired by AES member Professor Dorte Hammersh°i of the host university. "The exchange of ... More >>

Clay Paky to the fore at Airbeat One EDM festival

Clay Paky to the fore at Airbeat One EDM festivalGermany - The Airbeat-One festival happens annually since 2002 on the private airfield of Neustadt-Glewe in North Germany and is held by the rental company Music-Eggert. There are several floors where a lot of EDM fans can listen to several styles of their favourite music. The Main Floor this year alone was equipped with the following material: 108 x Clay Paky Mythos, 28 x Clay Paky B-EYE K20, 20 x Clay Paky B-EYE K10, 16 x Alpha Spot HPE 1500, 66 x Laser Imagineering Sunbeam 100 4C Zoom, 34 x Laser Imagineering CLED 1000, one grandMA2 ... More >>

Mack back with a quack and Aurora

Mack back with a quack and AuroraUK - Quick fire comedian Lee Mack is back on prime time screens with a new series of the popular fact finding panel show, Duck Quacks Don't Echo. Filmed live in front of a studio audience, lighting director Oli Richards is taking care of the lighting installation, with assistance from crew chief David 'Frankie' Francis. Set designer Markus Blee has created the backdrop to the show using an array of pictorial acrylic blocks arranged to form a cascading effect. Aurora worked closely with the designer to populate the boxes with ... More >>

Alcons amplifies Stuttgart Schauspielhaus

Alcons amplifies Stuttgart SchauspielhausGermany - After a turbulent renovation phase, the renowned Stuttgarter Schauspielhaus opened again after several phases of rebuilding. Also on board: A new sound system by Alcons Audio. After the last renovation phase, the main room of the Theatre of the Year award-winning Stuttgarter theatre, now has a maximum of 670 seats, which all offer a very good listening experience thanks to the new sound system. Frank Bürger, head of the audio and video department of the Schauspielhaus, explains the decision for an Alcons system: "From a ... More >>

Community backs The Brass on Baltimore

Community backs The Brass on BaltimoreUSA - Appearing on the National Register of Historic Places, the Kansas City Club was established in 1882 as a business and professional men's social club. Now under new ownership and rechristened The Brass on Baltimore, this elegant downtown venue offers a variety of meeting and event spaces including two with newly-installed professional audio systems. After a major renovation that restored much of its historical architecture, The Brass on Baltimore used portable audio and AV systems for most of its events. However, these portable ... More >>

Chauvet Professional puts the Heart into Ibiza

Chauvet Professional puts the Heart into IbizaSpain - The latest addition to Ibiza Town's extensive nightlife platter is a club cum restaurant named Heart, perched idyllically at the foot of the Marina next to the Ibiza Grand Hotel. The club, which provides guests with a three-pronged experience of food, dance and musical performances and DJs, is the brainchild of Albert and Ferran Adrià - the world-famous chefs renowned for their Michelin three-star restaurant elBulli - and Guy Laliberté, founder of Cirque du Soleil. Belgian-based Arf & Yes were responsible for coming up ... More >>

PR Lighting prominent at 24th PALM Beijing show

PR Lighting prominent at 24th PALM Beijing showChina - When the 24th PALM Beijing Show was reinstated, after originally being cancelled, PR Lighting took every opportunity to capitalise. On their large 252sq.m stand at the China International Exhibition Centre the company presented no fewer than eight new products, and was rewarded by picking up several 'Best in Show' awards. The XR 470 Beam won the first prize and three further PR Lighting products - XLED 3019, XR 1000 Spot and XR 130 Beam - took runner-up awards in the 24th PALM Expo Exhibitions Products Technology Progress ... More >>

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