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Main Event Entertainment Group Dominates Jamaica with Martin Audio

20/11/2019 - Production News

Jamaica – Located in Kingston, Main Event Entertainment Group Ltd (MEEG). is a multi-level experience agency that provides phenomenal client experiences and service solutions through creative marketing and event management.

Zero 88 Launches New Website

20/11/2019 - Business News

UK – Leading lighting control manufacturer Zero 88 has launched a new website complete with a highly visual contemporary design and a host of relevant product, project and general information that’s quick and easy to navigate via intuitive menus that gets viewers to exactly where they need to be – quickly and logically.

Chauvet Professional Rolls Out Powerful New Products at LDI

20/11/2019 - Event News

USA – Building on the momentum of a very successful year that has seen its products appear on global tours, in network TV studios, and at major theatres across the world, Chauvet Professional is unveiling an exciting new collection of products at LDI. Visitors to the company’s booths (945 and 937) will be able to get an up-close, hands-on look at the most powerful mover ever in the Maverick series, a new generation of ultra-bright Rogue Fixtures, the high resolution F2 video panel, and the COLORado SOLO Batten 4 that has everybody talking.

DPA Hits the Road with Khalid on the Free Spirit World Tour

20/11/2019 - Production News

Worldwide After auditioning nearly every industry standard microphone capsule for multi-platinum recording artist Khalid, production manager and FOH engineer CJ Blair found that DPA Microphones’ d:facto 4018VL vocal microphone perfectly complemented the singer’s deep R&B tones. Now out on Khalid’s Free Spirit World Tour, Blair initially sought out a new vocal solution as a means of bringing the GRAMMY Award-nominated singer-songwriter’s studio sound to the live stage.

Theatres Trust awards £25,000 to five theatres across the UK to address the challenges small theatres face

20/11/2019 - Business News

UK – Theatres Trust has awarded vital funding to five more theatres. Each will receive £5,000 from the Trust’s UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme for projects that enhance accessibility, address urgent repairs, environmental improvements and expand facilities.

Software Update: Hippotizer 4.5.2

20/11/2019 - Equipment News

Hippotizer 4.5.2 is an improvement release for V4 and V4+. This version builds on 4.5.1, including fixing a few key issues and adding functionality in SHAPE's new 3D output management workflow.

Every Hippotizer V4 and V4+ can install 4.5.2: the software Assurance release date is 28 February 2019.

Functionality improvements in 4.5.2:

Allen & Heath Energises One of Denver’s Prominent Concert Locations

20/11/2019 - Project News

USA – When it comes to finding a place to listen to live music, choices range from dive bars to more acoustically refined venues. Among the latter here in the Mile High City is The Soiled Dove Underground, which recently upgraded its sound with the addition of a dLive C3500 digital mixing system from Allen & Heath.

Introducing YIMSA, a Dedicated Online Tool to Simplify Background Music System Design

20/11/2019 - Equipment News

Designing a successful background music (BGM) system, even for small spaces, is usually seen as something that only a professional systems integrator can do, adding both cost and time to a project. But with the introduction of Yamaha’s new online tool, YIMSA, designing BGM systems for small to medium-sized premises will be quicker and free of any cost.

sunDial quad wins PLASA Innovation Gold Award

20/11/2019 - Event News

UK – sunDial quad, the new trailing edge mains dimmer from Artistic Licence, has received the coveted Gold accolade at the 2019 PLASA Awards for Innovation. With outstanding dimming performance and advanced safety features, sunDial quad is set to trigger a conceptual shift in the perceived suitability of dimmable LED replacement bulbs for the professional market.

ETC and High End Systems are set to impress at LDI 2019

20/11/2019 - Event News

USA – ETC and High End Systems will exhibit the latest innovations in lighting technology in a combined booth at LDI 2019. Visitors will get the chance to see powerful fixtures, sophisticated controls, and intuitive rigging products in booths 325, 425, and 525.

TiMax creates natural sound on Broadway for The Rose Tattoo

19/11/2019 - Production News

USA – To create a natural and immersive sound environment for The Rose Tattoo in Broadway’s American Airlines theatre, associate sound designer Bradlee Ward specified a TiMax SoundHub 2 audio spatialisation engine to create localisation of the actors’ voices as they moved around the multimedia-adorned set of Tennessee Williams musical drama. TiMax was also used to spatialise the evocative music and redolent sound effects created by sound designer Fitz Patton.


19/11/2019 - Production News

The Netherlands – Robe’s new ESPRITE LED moving lights made their live debut in The Netherlands at the high-profile AMF event staged in the Johan Cruijff ArenA, a glittering showcase concluding five days of electronic music conference sessions, debates and live events related to the 2019 Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE).

Midas’ LPG step wins Kew Gardens power contract

19/11/2019 - Production News

UK – Temporary power pioneer Midas will take the UK’s first rental LPG genset into Kew Gardens this month as part of its low emission package that will drive Christmas at Kew from 20 November to 5 January.

Dove Awards Celebrate 50 Years with Lighting from Bandit Lites

19/11/2019 - Production News

USA – For more than half a century the Dove Awards have recognised exceptional achievements in the Christian music industry. This year, the industry’s best gathered to pay tribute to their history and celebrate the future of gospel and Christian music with performances ranging from modern rock, rap/hip hop, pop/contemporary, inspirational, southern gospel, bluegrass, country, worship and more taking the stage with a lighting system from Bandit Lites.