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The perfect gift for the musician in your life: Make their creative dreams come true with Sennheiser

29/10/2020 - Equipment News

There’s nothing quite like giving the perfect gift. That special item that becomes part of a loved one’s life. For creatives, it’s the tool that can take their art to new heights and make their vision a reality. And when you’re buying for a person with a passion for making music, Sennheiser is here to help with brilliant gift ideas that cater to a wide range of styles, recording and monitoring situations and budgets. The audio specialist has an exceptional range of microphones and professional headphones that make it a joy to capture and create pitch-perfect performances.

L-Acoustics and JH Audio develop Premium In-Ear Monitor Reproducing Live Music’s Most Iconic Sonic Signature

29/10/2020 - Equipment News

L-Acoustics reinforces its mission of elevating the listening experience for professionals and audiophiles worldwide with its first offering in personal audio, Contour XO in-ear monitor powered by JH Audio.

PMC Opens a New Factory to Cope with Demand for its CI Monitors

29/10/2020 - Business News

UK – Loudspeaker manufacturer PMC has opened a new factory in Bedfordshire to cope with burgeoning demand for its world-beating CI series.

CMI Music & Audio to handle Optocore distribution in Australia

29/10/2020 - Business News

Australia - Fibre network specialist, Optocore, has appointed CMI as its new Australian distributor. The brand provides a strong addition to the Melbourne company’s Audio Division portfolio.

DiGiGrid Delivers the Magic

29/10/2020 - Production News

Germany – Maurice Pätzold is a 24-year old sound engineer from Saarbrücken in Germany, who works for Schütz Sound and Light, a small but busy events production supplier. In his career to date, Maurice has already gained a wealth of experience working with a wide range of bands and artists both on the road and at many mid-sized festivals across the country. He is currently working with German singer-songwriter, Philipp Leon, who came to the attention of a wider audience by reaching the later stages of TV show The Voice of Germany.

APG Provides ‘Infinite’ Audio for Jean-Michel Jarre’s Audiovisual Artwork

29/10/2020 - Production News

France – The Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille (PBA) – a public museum dedicated to fine arts, modern art, and antiquities – is one of the largest venues of its kind in France and, as such, welcomes thousands of visitors each year to enjoy its collections by Rubens, Van Dyck, Goya, and Delacroix to name but a few.

DiGiCo Quantum338 Added to Technology Line-up at Full Sail Live 1

29/10/2020 - Project News

USA – Full Sail University, the premier media arts and technology educational institution located in Winter Park, Florida, has purchased a DiGiCo Quantum338, which has been installed in Full Sail Live 1, just one of the university’s industry leading campus facilities utilised by its students. The console is also equipped with the new DMI-KLANG in-ear mixing expansion card, bringing immersive audio capabilities to the Quantum338.

New York City Lites turns to Elation IP-rated luminaires for “Illuminance” on Bannerman Island

29/10/2020 - Production News

USA – Some of the only ticketed live concerts in New York State in recent months took place 30 September – 4 October on Bannerman Island, a seven-acre isle with a colourful history that lies in the middle of the Hudson River 50 miles north of New York City. “Illuminance,” a fundraising concert by the Daisy Jopling Band, received special permission from the State of New York to hold five nights of open-air concerts amid the natural surroundings and magical ruins of Bannerman Castle.

Ballet Preljocaj’s Swan Lake Supported by Chauvet Professional Maverick Silens 2 Profile

28/10/2020 - Production News

Europe – Love and anguish often embrace in the unique alchemy of the human heart, each endowing the other with greater fervour and intensity. This beguiling paradox animates Swan Lake, which recounts the star-crossed romance between Prince Siegfried and the spellbound Odette, perhaps one of the saddest love stories of all time.

DiGiCo’s S31 handles multiple roles with The Lockett-Vettese Band’s streamed show

28/10/2020 - Production News

UK - The exponential growth of virtual events (and the facilities to produce them) is a tangible effect of the pandemic’s impact on the live event industry, allowing the global artistic and creative community to reach their audiences – and perhaps entirely new ones – as COVID-19 continues to preclude large public gatherings.

Epic Games’ London Innovation Lab breaks new ground in Virtual Production, supported by Brompton Technology

28/10/2020 - Production News

UK – Based in London’s Fitzrovia, Epic Games’ London Innovation Lab is a hub for the creative community, offering creators across industries a platform to produce real-time content and immersive virtual experiences, using Epic’s Unreal Engine (UE) software. The new curved LED Volume, recently installed at the Lab and running on Brompton Technology processing, is a testament to the company’s continuous commitment to empower new ways of content creation using the latest technology advances.

Green Hippo welcomes new international sales partners

28/10/2020 - Business News

Green Hippo, the specialist creator of tools for the real-time manipulation of video for the AV industries, has welcomed two new distribution specialists to its growing international sales network.

Rosco announces expanded distribution relationship with Pacific Lighting

28/10/2020 - Business News

Singapore - Rosco has announced the expansion of the company’s relationship with distribution partner Pacific Lighting in Singapore. Pacific Lighting Singapore will continue sales and distribution of Rosco products in south-east Asia as Rosco’s master distributor in the region. While Pacific Lighting’s primary focus will be sales and distribution within the permanent installation and architectural markets, the company will maintain sales of the entire Rosco product line.

Delight the film maker in your life with the gift of outstanding audio

27/10/2020 - Equipment News

Quality video is easy to come by these days, but that isn’t always the case when it comes to quality audio. Even the phone in one's pocket has the ability to shoot video in crisp 4K resolution, so why shouldn’t it sound as good as it looks? This is where an external microphone such as Sennheiser’s new MKE 200 microphone comes in.