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Luminex GigaCore Debuts AVB at Roskilde Festival

20/11/2018 - Production News

Denmark – More than 130,000 people and 184 artists were able to witness the AVB debut of Luminex Network Intelligence in a strong co-operation with Bright Group and Meyer Sound systems at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark. On both the Orange stage and the Arena stage audio was running on AVB protocol from Meyer Sound Galileo Galaxy 816 network platform through a rock-solid network of 28 GigaCore 10 switches of Luminex Network Intelligence.

Living The Dream: An Audient ASP4816 Emigrates to New Zealand

20/11/2018 - Project News

New ZealandLondon producer/musician Sam Johnson emigrated last year and set up Rhythm Ace Studio in New Plymouth, bringing his entire studio set-up, including an Audient ASP4816 and over 20 years’ experience in the music business with him. He describes the first few months as “an amazing start.”

Imogen Heap Launches ‘MYCELIA World Tour’ with Allen & Heath

20/11/2018 - Production News

Worldwide – Grammy Award-winning artist, Imogen Heap, has taken to the road for the first time in eight years on a 40-week long ‘MYCELIA’ world tour, accompanied by an Allen & Heath dLive system and frequently partnering with a d&b audiotechnik Soundscape, to provide an immersive 3D audio experience for concert-goers.

Version 2 Lights appoints Finance Director

19/11/2018 - People News

UK – Broadcast and event lighting specialist, Version 2 has appointed Graham Baskeyfield as its new finance director.

In-ground fixtures with W-DMX

19/11/2018 - Project News

Austria – Studio Due Light, in collaboration with LEMAN Gmbh in Austria, have recently illuminated the Novomatic Forum in Vienna, as part of a façade lighting overhaul. The previous fixtures installed were traditional luminaries with a high level of energy wasted.

Robe in the Prime Circle

19/11/2018 - Production News

South Africa – Celebrity endorsement is something most brands dream about, and some pay massively for, but when South Africa’s foremost and hugely popular rock band Prime Circle decided to actually invest in Robe moving lights it took the concept to a completely different level!

Four ESTA Standards Approved

19/11/2018 - Standards News

On 6th November, ANSI's Board of Standards Review approved four ESTA standards. Three are new or revised standards and one is the reaffirmation without changes of an existing standard. All four are published, and are available for free download from the TSP website at tsp.esta.org/freestandards, thanks to the sponsorship of Prosight Specialty Insurance. They are also available for sale from ANSI and IHS for the retail price of $40. The four standards are:

AEG Europe Announces Three New Appointments

19/11/2018 - People News

UK – AEG Europe has announced the appointments of John Langford (currently vice president and general manager of The O2) as chief operating officer, Paul Reeve (currently finance director of The O2 & The SSE Arena, Wembley) as chief financial officer, and Emma Bownes (currently programming director) in the newly created role of vice president of programming across AEG's European venue portfolio. Their appointments follow the recent news that Alex Hill will take over as president of AEG Europe from 1st January 2019.

JDI Productions Creates Engagement for Wu-Tang Clan with Chauvet Professional

19/11/2018 - Production News

USA – Now there’s a brand new day to mark on the November calendar, at least for residents of Staten Island. On Friday 9th November, officials in the New York City borough announced that henceforth that day will be forever observed on the island as “Wu-Tang Clan Day.” It was a fitting honour for the local group from the Park Hill neighbourhood that revolutionised rap 25 years ago on 9th November, 1993, with their debut album Enter the Wu-Tang.

L-Acoustics takes on Pentaport Rock Festival’s biggest challenge

19/11/2018 - Production News

South Korea – For the past 13 years, Incheon, South Korea has hosted the Pentaport Rock Festival, held in the city’s Pentaport Park for three days each summer. Produced by Yescom Entertainment, it is one of the country’s biggest live music events and covers a wide variety of musical genres. This year it featured the industrial rock of Nine Inch Nails, the moody electronica of Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda, the shifting nuances of My Bloody Valentine and rocking performances from local favourites including Jaurim and Daybreak. But for all of the diverse styles, the L-Acoustics K1 and K2 system, supplied by local rental company Seoul Sound, delivered consistency of SPL and tonal balance across every inch of the main KB Kookmin Starshop Stage’s extensive field.

Audiologic Appoints Rhoda Warren

16/11/2018 - People News

UK – Audiologic has announced the appointment of Rhoda Warren to the position of accounts assistant. Rhoda joins the company from a background in accounts and book-keeping in the construction and education sectors. Widely experienced in all aspects of customer accounts, VAT and payroll, she will fit seamlessly into Audiologic life. The company continues to enjoy strong growth: its commitment to recruitment across all sectors of the business, reflects the increasing demands placed upon its operations. Rhoda is the latest addition to a strong team led by financial director Matt Boland, who recognises the qualities she brings to the company:

Kinesys in Control at the Østre Gasværk Teater

16/11/2018 - Project News

Denmark – Copenhagen's magnificent Østre Gasværk Teater in the city’s Østerbro district is housed in a former gas holder once part of the old Eastern Gasworks complex, built in 1878 and designed by Martin Nyrop, also the architect of Copenhagen City Hall.

Robe for Roger Waters’ Us+Them Tour

16/11/2018 - Production News

Worldwide - Few artist activists on the planet have had more impact than Roger Waters whose live shows present a cerebrally charged mix of music, politics, social commentary and visual intelligence in performances that are as captivating and powerful as they are provocative.

NEXT-proaudio introduces Audio Tool Software

16/11/2018 - Equipment News

Audio Tool is the new free software developed by NEXT-proaudio with the main goal to help end-users when configuring their systems (speakers + amplifiers).