2 October 2014

Robe adds atmosphere to SLS Las Vegas opening

Robe adds atmosphere to SLS Las Vegas openingUSA - The hip new $415m 1613 room SLS Las Vegas hotel opened in a blaze of glory on the former site of the Sahara - one of the city's iconic gaming culture landmarks - complete with a special gala event staged in the pool area, headlined by rapper Iggy Azalea and lit by Axis deBruyn. Axis and his company AxisLights Inc. are based in Las Vegas and work worldwide on a variety of shows and events across all sectors. He was engaged for this launch event by production companies Caravents, Inc. & Lone Outpost, and asked to create an ... More >>

White Light to host daily receptions at PLASA 2014

White Light to host daily receptions at PLASA 2014UK - Entertainment lighting specialist White Light will treat guests to three nights of themed receptions during the annual PLASA Show this October, held at ExCel London. Each evening event will focus on White Light exclusive manufacturers, offering food and drink to represent different regions around the world. The London based company is the exclusive UK distributor for several well known brands, providing a wide selection of quality lighting, effects, and AV equipment for B2B sales through its White Light Distribution Network. Themed ... More >>

Clay Paky delivers powerful lighting for Godiva

Clay Paky delivers powerful lighting for GodivaUK - This summer saw an eclectic mix of pop and rock legends take to the main stage at Godiva festival in Coventry. Lighting designer for the project, Yenz Nyholm, chose to specify an array of Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 700 fixtures as he felt they would provide the ideal festival lighting solution on account of their robust technology, brightness and portability. Nyholm specified eight Alpha Spot HPE 700 fixtures supplied by Siyan Ltd, to complement performances from artists including: Happy Mondays, We Are Scientists and Funeral For A ... More >>

POLARaudio to distribute MIPRO in the UK

POLARaudio to distribute MIPRO in the UKUK - POLARaudio has announced that it has secured the exclusive distribution of MIPRO products in the UK. Established in 1995 in Taiwan, MIPRO has grown to become a major force in the manufacture of portable wireless PA and wireless radio microphone systems, both of which offer a wealth of possibilities to the education, sport and fitness and ecclesiastical sectors. Key features of the MIPRO portable PA range include internal CD, USB and SD drives, with single and multiple receiver options available. Crafted with superb audio ... More >>

Nebraska performing arts centre switches to d&b

Nebraska performing arts centre switches to d&bUSA - "It is all about the audience experience. Whether seated on the main floor, or anywhere in the two tier balcony, the Peter Kiewit Concert Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center hopes to offer even, balanced, coverage for every person," says Omaha Performing Arts production manager, Kate Williams. Since first opening its doors in 2005, the Holland in Omaha, Nebraska has been celebrated as a world class concert hall. Originally designed almost a decade ago to enrich live acoustic performances, the two thousand seat shoebox style ... More >>

W-DMX celebrates Swedish Monday at PLASA London 2014

W-DMX celebrates Swedish Monday at PLASA London 2014UK - Wireless Solution Sweden AB is celebrating all things Sweden during PLASA 2014 on stand E50. On Monday, 6 October, the Wireless Solution Swedish vodka bar opens at 16:00. The party spreads to the White Light Zone, where there will be a Sweden theme celebration beginning at 17:00, complete with Swedish vodka, beer and snacks. Representatives from Wireless Solution and White Light will be on hand to display W-DMX products and answer questions. On display in the Wireless Solution booth will be the new W-DMX UglyBox MK2. This is a new ... More >>

Martin Professional lights Ubisoft at E3

Martin Professional lights Ubisoft at E3USA - E3, the leading trade show for computer and video games, provides groundbreaking new technologies to over tens of thousands of professionals. Held at the Los Angeles Convention Centre in June, this event has representatives from over 100 countries. This year, Martin Professional helped bring the Ubisoft event to life providing premier lighting for the introduction of this year's newest games, including Assassins Creed French Revolution. Featured at the Ubisoft event were 64 MAC Quantum fixtures, 10 MAC 2k Performances, five ... More >>

D.A.S. YouTube channel scores a million views

D.A.S. YouTube channel scores a million viewsSpain - D.A.S. Audio's YouTube channel has exceeded the impressive million-view milestone in recent weeks. The channel, created by the company in 2010, shares an extensive selection of videos on D.A.S. products, the company's manufacturing processes, D.A.S. seminars held worldwide, spectacular system set-ups at major international festivals and other company-related information. The official D.A.S. Audio channel, DASAudioSpain, also boasts over 3,600 loyal subscribers who regularly receive the new videos the company uploads. D.A.S. ... More >>

Los Angeles College of Music expands with Line 6

Los Angeles College of Music expands with Line 6USA - With the opening of a thoroughly refurbished 1907-vintage Union Garage Building facility, the Los Angeles College of Music (LACM) in Pasadena, California, wanted to provide its students with a state-of-the-art live performance environment. The school's recent expansion includes new programmes and majors for students, new celebrity faculty, and an exclusive Let's Talk Music Series which provides students with on-on-one access to top professional musicians. With ongoing performances from students, faculty, and alumni, the ... More >>

Ohio high school switches to Ashly Audio

Ohio high school switches to Ashly AudioUSA - Beavercreek High School in the Dayton suburb of Beavercreek, Ohio is the third largest high school in the Buckeye State and supports an exceptionally active athletics program. The school's girls' basketball team has been especially successful, averaging 18 wins per season over the past 36 years of coach Ed Zink's tenure. Until recently however, poor sound system intelligibility put a damper on home games and dulled the excitement of award ceremonies. That's all changed for the better with a new gymnasium sound reinforcement system ... More >>

Roswell high school comes alive with Danley

Roswell high school comes alive with DanleyUSA - For too many years, football fans and supporters of Roswell Independent Schools in Roswell, New Mexico suffered the poor performance of small paging horns that squawked announcements no one could understand and that emitted music no one could feel. It was a sad, uninspiring, and yet not uncommon situation. When money finally became available to make improvements, the school hired local firm J&G Electric to oversee the project. Relatively new to the Pro Audio market, Mike McClain of J&G Electric sought, without bias, the very best ... More >>

SAE Institute recording with Roland

SAE Institute recording with RolandThe Netherlands / Austria - Roland audio field recorders have been chosen by the SAE Institute at both their Amsterdam and Vienna campuses. The recorders, which include the Roland R-26 hand held portable recorders, Roland R-44 4 channel compact field recorder and the Roland R-88 8 channel recorder and mixer, are being used by the digital film departments, as part of sound recording lectures and by film students working on their assignments and projects. The SAE Institute - with a total of 54 campuses in 26 countries - offers courses in ... More >>

Career opportunities at Star Events

Career opportunities at Star EventsUK - Award-winning staging, seating and rigging specialist, Star Events Group, has four new faces at the window and a vacancy for an industry savvy structural engineer. Senior design technician, Barry Gaynor, brings more than 30-years' experience as a project designer/draughtsman in the construction industry to the role. Sales administrator, Sharan Tott, comes to the job from a very well known internet and telecommunications provider, where she managed a range of large projects and high net worth clients as project coordinator. Martin ... More >>

Broadcast media specialist joins CT London.

Broadcast media specialist joins CT London.UK - Creative Technology's London operation has contracted business development professional Ben Philpott, specialising in broadcast media. Having initially trained at the BBC, Ben spent many years as a freelance lighting cameraman for all the major international broadcasters and production companies. Ben then moved in to international sales and marketing, successfully developing the market for cutting edge LED lighting technology and subsequently with a variety of technology, audio visual and media companies. Ben said, "I am absolutely ... More >>

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