24 April 2015

Jon Burton mixes The Prodigy through Complete's MLA

Jon Burton mixes The Prodigy through Complete's MLAGermany - Martin Audio's German rental company partners, Complete Audio Berlin, recently fielded their MLA system for The Prodigy - a band renowned for their chest-thumping bass. Mixing at front-of-house was their long-serving sound engineer, Jon Burton. Back in 2008 Burton had called on his many years of experience to commission a custom 21in sub from Martin Audio's R&D director Jason Baird specifically to cover that summer's V Festivals. But now he was at Berlin's 12,000-capacity Velodrom - a circular building with a low ceiling, ... More >>

ArcSystem is diamond solution for Queen's Hall

ArcSystem is diamond solution for Queen's HallDenmark - The eye-catching Black Diamond cultural centre in Copenhagen is a modern waterfront extension to the old Royal Danish Library building. Earning its quasi-official nickname from its polished black granite cladding and irregular angles, it houses a number of public facilities, centred round its top-lit atrium. One of the main features of the centre is The Queen's Hall, a 600-seat auditorium used for a variety of events ranging from classical and jazz concerts to literary events and conferences. The hall's cutting-edge acoustic ... More >>

Matatena Producciones invests in Robe

Matatena Producciones invests in RobeMexico - Ensconced amidst the glistening glass, steel and concrete modernity of Santa Fe, a bustling commercial and business hotspot in the west of Mexico City, in their new office and warehousing facility at the Expo Bancomer is Matatena Producciones. The company is a design and rental - sound, lighting and video - specialist fast gaining recognition for the imagination, creative flair and energy they bring to a variety of events - from product launches, corporates and industrials to weddings, parties and socials. The company was ... More >>

d&b's triple launch at Prolight+Sound

d&b's triple launch at Prolight+SoundGermany - d&b audiotechnik previewed two new products and a significant software update at Prolight+Sound, Frankfurt. The update to the ArrayCalc simulation software includes a new feature called ArrayProcessing, to further elevate the performance of d&b line arrays. d&b also announced the introduction of the D20, the latest addition to the company's four-channel amplifier family, and the MAX2, a flexible 15" stage monitor. Sabina Berloffa, director of marketing and product management at d&b, says: "The launch of ArrayProcessing is a ... More >>

Lightconverse and High End Challenge winners announced

Lightconverse and High End Challenge winners announcedGermany - Winners of the Lightconverse and High End Systems Lighting Challenge were announced at ProLight+Sound 2015 in Frankfurt. Using High End Hog4 control products with Lightconverse v56 for visualization, the competition amongst entrants was extremely high due to the calibre of videos submitted. At the final count, the following creative people took the top prizes: First Place went to George Jackson, who won Lightconverse Unlimited and a High End HedgeHog4 N console. Second Place was captured by George Ivanenko, who won ... More >>

Martin Audio reports 'most successful' Prolight+Sound

Martin Audio reports 'most successful' Prolight+SoundGermany - With the highly anticipated world launch of its CDD installation series Martin Audio was able to report its most positive Frankfurt Prolight+Sound experience in recent memory. The international trade press thronged onto the stand on the opening morning to hear the presentation of this new dedicated installation loudspeaker range, confirming the company's commitment to significant R&D in the Contractor market in a similar vein to which it has brought to the touring market. Combining distinctive curved enclosures with unique ... More >>

Artistic Licence overhauls DMX-Workshop

Artistic Licence overhauls DMX-WorkshopUK - Artistic Licence has announced a significant upgrade to its popular free software application, DMX-Workshop. Designed as a network management, analysis, configuration and diagnostics tool for Art-Net networks, DMX-Workshop now offers an improved user interface and sophisticated new functionality. This includes a 'ping radar' for instant node detection, data packet analysers for both Art-Net and RDM over Art-Net, and the ability to transmit sACN and KiNET data. Not to be left out, the handy Bandwidth-Tester application has also ... More >>

Van Damme cable for the V Arena

Van Damme cable for the V ArenaUK - Vauxhall Holiday Park in Great Yarmouth has invested over £300,000 in East Anglia's new premier music locale; the new V-Arena entertainment venue. The new venue has the capacity to hold just over 2,000 people with a host of artists planned to perform in 2015. The main PA system used for all the weekender events and the major events in the five star park's own calendar is a d&b audiotechnik system from Reboss Services comprising of 24 C7s and 8 B2 Subs. Dedicated solely to Vauxhall Holiday Park, the system uses exclusively Van ... More >>

Lieberman gives Yuma Tent Chauvet Nexus treatment

Lieberman gives Yuma Tent Chauvet Nexus treatmentUSA - With 163 acts serving up an array of great music from rap to pop to EDM to classic rock and a plethora of other styles, Coachella has aptly been described as a "forest of festivals". Dedicated techno house heads and dance music fans had no trouble finding their way through this musical forest at the 2015 version of the festival. They headed straight for the Yuma Tent, where house bumping heavyweights chugged away for hours on end in an eye-popping DJ Booth set off by a swarm of pixel-mapped Nexus Aw 7x7 LED panels from Chauvet ... More >>

Core Lighting Points to big success at Prolight+Sound

Core Lighting Points to big success at Prolight+SoundGermany - UK wireless LED lighting manufacturer Core Lighting enjoyed a busy and successful Prolight+Sound 2015 - the first time the Core brand has exhibited directly under its own banner at this show but with the usual support of White Light as exclusive European distributor. Core with White Light took advantage of the dynamic international mix of Prolight's visitor base to launch its new StripPoint LED batten fixture, as well as using the opportunity to meet potential new dealers from Europe and further afield. Having just appointed ... More >>

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