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Elation Introduces RAYZOR 760 with SparkLED Technology

16/01/2019 - Equipment News

When Elation Professional showed the new RAYZOR 760 LED luminaire with patent-pending SparkLED technology at trade shows in Europe and North America last autumn, the response from LDs on both sides of the Atlantic was overwhelmingly positive. Elation has now announced that the compact wash light – the first to feature Elation’s innovative SparkLED LED pixel effect system – is available from February in the US and Mexico and from March in Europe.

‘Shure Distribution UK’ becomes ‘Shure UK’ as the Company Focuses on Growth

16/01/2019 - Business News

UK – Shure, a leading manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics, has announced a change in its official business name “Shure Distribution UK” becoming “Shure UK.”

Alicante Shopping Mall Lit by PR Lighting Arc LED 1054 Twin-Head

16/01/2019 - Project News

Spain – The ultra-modern Centro Comercial Gran Via in Alicante is one of the foremost shopping malls in the city. Set on two floors it celebrated its busy Christmas season by installing a number of spectacular architectural colour-change effects from PR Lighting. These were supplied and installed by Sound Light Spain (SLS), the Chinese manufacturer’s long-term territory distributor.

Hear The Pro-Ribbon Difference at the NAMM Show

16/01/2019 - Event News

USA – In 2019, for the first time, the NAMM Show will present a showcase of line array and loudspeaker technologies, hosted in the real-world environment of California’s Anaheim Convention Center Arena. Each day of the show, audio professionals will be able to hear the difference that Alcons Audio’s pro-ribbon technology delivers.

Penn Elcom Upgrades and Expands Latch Line Creating New jobs

16/01/2019 - Business News

UK – Penn Elcom, leading global manufacturer of 19-inch racking and flight case hardware, has expanded the Latch producing line its Washington, Tyne & Wear base, adding three new jobs, and ten new machines as part of a £50,000 investment to update and expand its production of latching mechanisms.

S+H Twinkles on TV for Christmas

16/01/2019 - Production News

UK – Ilfracombe-based S+H Technical, specialist for LED visual effects, drapes and starcloths, supplied 550 square metres of its LED starcloth product to help realise designer Joshua Grace’s set for ITV’s Best Christmas Ever.

Willie Nelson Tribute Shines with Bandit Lites and Mark Carver

16/01/2019 - Production News

USA – There are legendary performances and there are legendary performers, and every so often, those two things cross for a night of epic music. Bandit Lites had the honour of providing the lighting package for Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw.

A Rupert Neve Designs 5088 for Nashville’s Historic RCA Studio B

16/01/2019 - Project News

USA – Historic RCA Studio B first opened in 1957 on what would become Nashville’s world-famous Music Row. Today, Studio B is operated by the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in partnership with the Mike Curb Family Foundation, with a mission to preserve it as a legacy landmark in the rich history of popular music in Nashville and the United States. The studio is now home to a new 24-input Rupert Neve Designs 5088 console loaded with Shelford 5052 mic preamp / inductor EQ modules.

IPS Supports Back to Back Film Premieres with Chauvet Professional PVP Panels

16/01/2019 - Production News

UK – At the recent double premiere of the 2018 post-apocalyptic adventure films Mortal Engines and Aquaman in London’s Leicester Square, the red carpet was suitably soaked in a fittingly post-apocalyptic two-day torrential rainstorm.

Serapid Group announces the official opening of its Asian subsidiary: Serapid Singapore PTE LTD

16/01/2019 - Business News

Singapore – Serapid Group, a leading supplier of lifts, quick die change and horizontal transfer systems, has announced that, as part of its international growth strategy, Serapid has opened a new company in Singapore, with Robert Degenkolb, formerly of J.R. Clancy, joining the organisation as managing director.

Anne-Marie relies on DiGiCo all around the globe

16/01/2019 - Production News

Worldwide – Over the last three years, Anne-Marie's musical evolution has been nothing short of seismic: she has gone from playing to 300 people in a club, to 360,000 people over four days at Wembley Stadium alongside Ed Sheeran. Not bad. In that time, she's also guested on mega hit single, Rockabye, with GRAMMY-winning pop trio, Clean Bandit and her debut studio record, Speak Your Mind, peaked at number three in the UK Albums Chart in 2018. Now, she is touring the album, and both FOH and monitor engineers are working on DiGiCo SD12s, with the consoles supplied by Audiotech UK, which splits audio rental duties with Production North.

Marr’s Journey to EartH

16/01/2019 - Production News

UK – Johnny Marr, one of the UK's most prolific songwriters, producers, and collaborators has been on the road again, this time with his fourth solo studio album, Call the Comet. The former founding lead guitarist of The Smiths has forged a shining solo career since his debut album in 2013, bringing his latest UK journey to a stellar conclusion with a sold-out date at EartH (Evolutionary Arts Hackney), London, which boasts the first permanent installation of L-Acoustics' L-ISA immersive hyperreal sound technology in a European live music venue.

A.C. Entertainment Technologies Unveils Leading Film and TV Solutions at BSC Expo 2019

16/01/2019 - Event News

UK – A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd. (AC-ET) will demonstrate exclusive highlights from its one-stop inventory of complete lighting, control, grip, infrastructure and consumables solutions for the world of film, TV and broadcast at BSC Expo 2019, Battersea Evolution, London, 1st - 2nd February.

dLive “Core of Show” for Gary Numan’s Orchestral Tour

16/01/2019 - Production News

UK – Late 2018 saw the return of electronic pioneer Gary Numan on his epic orchestral tour, featuring six exclusive UK shows, including one at the Royal Albert Hall, accompanied by the 16-piece Skaparis Orchestra and an Allen & Heath dLive system handling monitor world.