News Archive for July 2021

Eleftheri Ekfrasi Theatre Keeps Zero 88 in the Family

30/07/2021 - Project News

Greece – Award-winning Eleftheri Ekfrasi Theatre in Athens, is a lively and proactive family owned and run business, benefiting from the passion and enthusiasm of a compact and dedicated team headed by Nikos Koutsaftis, who is also venue’s chief of lighting.

Solid State Logic Speaks to 'Power User' and Old Dominion FOH Engineer Ian Zorbaugh About his Workflow and Processing Favourites on the SSL Live Platform

30/07/2021 - Production News

USA – Ian Zorbaugh started taking Solid State Logic’s Live mixing console out on tour with five-piece modern country music band Old Dominion at the beginning of 2018 and he’s since seen the digital desk’s performance and features go from strength-to-strength. The latest software update, V4.11, has introduced several features that streamline Zorbaugh’s workflow at front-of-house, including new and improved audio sculpting and manipulation tools, expanded FFT analyser functionality and a number of operational enhancements.

Keyteq Live Events Accents Imagery of Manchester Art Exhibit with Chauvet Professional

30/07/2021 - Production News

UK – There is a liberation that arises when reality is turned on its head and the familiar is cast in new forms to become something strange and uncertain. Great artists like Picasso and Dali tapped into this powerful force, upending convention to give rise to bold, new takes on 'reality'. So too has Marta Minujín with her provocative work “Big Ben Lying Down With Political Books.”

A futuristic Odyssey for Robert Juliat Dalis 860 at Scottish Ballet

30/07/2021 - Project News

UK – Scottish Ballet has recently taken possession of a second consignment of Robert Juliat Dalis 860 cyclorama lights bringing its total inventory to 26. The award-winning Dalis 860 fixtures were supplied quickly and efficiently by Adlib’s Glasgow branch to provide Scottish Ballet with a versatile tool that can adapt to many environments and design requirements.

Stage Electrics Begins Installation at The Shakespeare North Playhouse

30/07/2021 - Project News

UK – Stage Electrics has begun work on site at Kier Construction’s latest theatrical project, The Shakespeare North Playhouse in Knowsley, Prescot.

Lighting for Radio Podcast – Version 2 introduces new podcast series for the TV and film lighting Industry

30/07/2021 - Event News

TV lighting specialist Version 2 has launched a brand new Lighting for Radio Podcast series that offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of some of the UK's leading TV and film lighting professionals.

Showlight 2022 Postponed

30/07/2021 - Event News

In view of the ongoing COVID-19 situation worldwide, it is with regret that Showlight has decided to further postpone the popular lighting quadrennial in its traditional form. Showlight chairman, John Allen, explains the reasons behind the decision:

PSI and Doughty team up on Grand Opera House, Belfast

29/07/2021 - Project News

UK – Doughty Engineering and PSI have teamed up to deliver the design and installation of specialist infrastructure at the Grand Opera House in Belfast. PSI was contracted by Tracey Brothers to facilitate the design and installation on the project which included a complete rewire of the production lighting and control, dimmers, audio, comms, stage management desks, show relay and foyer paging, as well as providing a new house lighting system and additional elements to the in-house stage engineering system. All packages were specified by Charcoalblue.

Nigeria’s BossFM Radio Station goes Pro Virtual with Lawo RƎLAY

29/07/2021 - Project News

Nigeria – BossFM 95.5, a leading contemporary FM radio station operating out of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, serves a wide audience base with a unique blend of talk shows and music genres. Following the decision to make the talent’s mission as straight-forward and intuitive as possible, BossFM’s on-air studio has been equipped with Lawo’s IP-based RƎLAY virtual radio software, which replaces their former digital console.

Renkus-Heinz Partners with Seapower Technology to Strengthen Presence in Taiwan

29/07/2021 - Business News

Taiwan – Seapower Technology has partnered with Renkus-Heinz to strengthen the company’s impressive array of loudspeaker offerings in the Taiwan market.

Community Christian Church Lit for Camera and Live Audience with Chauvet Professional

29/07/2021 - Production News

USA – The Community Christian Church stood empty when Kevis Mulchan lit livestreamed services during the height of the pandemic. Nevertheless, he worked hard to create looks that gave worshippers a greater sense of 'being in church' even though they were watching on a TV or computer screen.

Volt Lites is First in the US with Claypaky’s ReflectXion Moving Mirrors

29/07/2021 - Production News

USA – Burbank-based Volt Lites has marked another first with Claypaky lighting products becoming the first company in the US to acquire a complement of Claypaky’s ReflectXion moving mirrors. Previously, Volt Lites was the first in the country with Claypaky Mini-B lighting fixures.

Metropolis Studios Opens New State-of-the-Art 3D Audio Recording Facility

29/07/2021 - Production News

UK – Europe’s leading independent recording studio, Metropolis, has opened a brand- new, state-of-the-art, Dolby-Certified 3D audio recording facility at the heart of its sprawling West London complex. Coinciding with the launch, Amazon Music has agreed a content deal with the studio, which will become the streaming services’ UK-based HQ for immersive mixing, strengthening their offering to artists.

Sonosphere collaborates on immersive mix room at Metropolis

29/07/2021 - Project News

UK – Immersive audio and live streaming specialist Sonosphere, in conjunction with Metropolis Studios, has created a new mix room at its home, the Power House, Chiswick, London. The Munro Acoustics- designed, Dolby certified studio has a centrally located mix position, with comprehensive immersive audio monitoring designed to cater for all surround formats. The control room pursues an ambitious and flexible new ‘hub studio’ approach.

Optocore and BroaMan Confirm Marci Sós as new Technical Support Engineer

29/07/2021 - People News

Germany – Fibre network specialist, Optocore, has announced the appointment of Márton ‘Marci’ Sós, as its new technical support engineer, with immediate effect.

Solid State Logic Adds New Engines and Flexible Licensing for System T Broadcast Audio Production

28/07/2021 - Equipment News

Solid State Logic (SSL) has announced the latest V3.1 feature release for the System T broadcast platform with key developments providing significant production flexibility and expansion. Core to the release is support of the next generation TE1 and TE2 Tempest audio engines. These compact engines provide a flexible model for managing production capacity, allowing users to expand their processing requirements with the addition of new software ‘processing’ licences. With the inclusion of an agile ‘pay as you go’ model, users can increase their production capability for user-defined project periods such as large one-off sporting or entertainment events. The new Tempest engines will be available to customers as of August 2021.

Xi’an Olympic Sports Center Team Up with Allen & Heath to Form a Winning Partnership

28/07/2021 - Project News

China – Purpose-built to host the upcoming 2021 National Games of China, Xi’an Olympic Sports Center is the largest sports venue in the north-western province of Shaanxi.

D-Dream and Chauvet Professional Project Future for Belgian Building Research Institute

28/07/2021 - Production News

Belgium – If the past is indeed prologue as the great Shakespeare wrote, then the way a society treats its historic structures should foretell something about the way it will build its future.

Absen Unveils Brand New Experiential Showroom in European HQ

28/07/2021 - Business News

Germany – Absen has announced that it is now welcoming visitors to its European HQ and showroom, which is located in Mörfelden-Walldorf near Frankfurt Rhine-Main, Germany. The new showroom acts as a centrepiece of its European HQ, as visitors are invited to walk through the showroom to access the main office.

Think IP65 is only about water protection? Think again. Discover all the advantages of IP-rated lighting on Elation 29th July Coffee Break

28/07/2021 - Event News

As lighting professionals the world over increasingly discover the benefits of IP-rated lighting, Alistair Smyth and Frederik Afif will use the 29th July Elation Coffee Break to talk about environmental protection beyond water and moisture, and reveal some of the tips and tricks pros can use to get the most out of their ingress protected luminaires.

Global event recruitment business THE Production TEAM launched

28/07/2021 - Business News

Global event specialist, The Spendlove Group has announced the launch of THE Production TEAM. The new company will combine the skills and expertise that exist within the group to deliver a global event recruitment business. Whether you’re looking for a permanent placement or contract and offshore recruitment solutions, THE Production TEAM will seek to offset risk and ensure compliance for its clients in the post Covid era.

Astera Launches AX9 PowerPAR

27/07/2021 - Equipment News

Wireless LED lighting specialist Astera has launched another new product, the AX9 PowerPAR.

Huge Robe Rig for Amazing Six60 Gig at Eden Park Stadium

27/07/2021 - Production News

New Zealand – Award-winning New Zealand band Six60 became the first ever to play Auckland’s Eden Park stadium, an incredible landmark show in front of 50,000 wildly enthusiastic fans which was the only stadium music concert in the world with a live audience at that time!

Latroit's Spatial Audio Mix of Dance My Tears Away Delivers Compelling, Multi-Sensory Listening Experience

27/07/2021 - Production News

USA – Grammy Award-winning electronic dance music producer and songwriter Dennis White, better known as Latroit, recently teamed up with L-Acoustics to create an immersive mix of his latest release, Dance My Tears Away, a collaboration with Australian singer Charlz. Latroit mixed the song using L-Acoustics’ L-ISA Studio software at the company’s California headquarters, which houses a facility outfitted for L-Acoustics object-based spatial audio technology: L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound.

Silverstone entertains 140,000 fans with Electro-Voice and Dynacord

27/07/2021 - Production News

UK – The Formula 1 British Grand Prix weekend at Silverstone provided the setting for the latest and largest phase of the UK Government’s Event Research Programme for the return of audiences to large-scale live events. Alongside the entertainment on the track, motor sports fans were treated to a raft of musical performances from Rudimental DJ, Anne Marie and Becky Hill, thanks to a festival stage equipped with sound reinforcement from Electro-Voice and Dynacord.

NEXO Delivers a Personal Audio Experience at Stockton Parish Church

27/07/2021 - Project News

UK – Audiologic worked together with Sound Source AV to deliver a sound system upgrade at the Stockton Parish Church that delivers a well-balanced and personal audio experience for all its attendees.

SLA Warsaw Club / Restaurant Delivers Audio Versatility with BlacklineX

27/07/2021 - Project News

Poland – A new restaurant in the Polish capital of Warsaw has been equipped throughout with Martin Audio BlacklineX series loudspeakers.

Outline adds the sound to “Ashdod Lights”

26/07/2021 - Project News

Israel – The city of Ashdod, one of Israel’s largest international cruise and cargo ports and southern Israel’s only outlet to the Mediterranean through which much of the country’s citrus crop is exported, hosts a number of industries and a petrol refinery, but excavations have traced this vibrant city’s roots back to the 17th century BC.

Chauvet Professional Helps Dimi Theuwissen Meet Challenges of Lighting EU Parliament Conference

26/07/2021 - Production News

France – Appropriately on Europe Day, the European Parliament held the opening ceremony for its 2021 Conference on the Future of Europe entitled “The Future is in Your Hands.” This forward-looking theme was clearly reflected in the event’s setting, the modern hemicycle of the European Parliament Building.

QC-Check maintains the integrity of Universal Pixels’ power

26/07/2021 - Business News

When the regulatory moment arrived for Data Strategy’s QC-Check customer, Universal Pixels, to inspect its StageSmarts power distribution systems, QC-Check’s comprehensive RCD inspection process was implemented with an unexpected outcome.

Solid State Logic's ORIGIN Brings Renowned SSL Sound Quality and Advanced Workflow to Sweden's Yellow Brick Studios, Part of Eslövs Folkhögskola

23/07/2021 - Project News

Sweden – Folkhögskola, Scandinavia’s version of the arts and science community college, can trace its origin to a social movement at the turn of the twentieth century to provide farmers’ children with a higher education. Now, one of those schools, Sweden’s Eslövs Folkhögskola, has a new origin story, with the installation of a Solid State Logic ORIGIN 32-channel analogue inline mixing console and an integrated UF8 advanced DAW controller at its Yellow Brick Studios.

Mason Felps Creates Big Looks for Alan Jackson Benefit Show with Chauvet Professional

23/07/2021 - Production News

USA – Alan Jackson’s roots run deep. This shines through in his music, which draws much of its emotional power from his upbringing in rural Georgia, while reflecting the region’s down home values. This summer the multi Grammy and CMA winner demonstrated (as he has so often in the past), that this connection goes well beyond pretty lyrics in a song, when he stepped up to aid his hometown’s recovery effort from a category EF-4 tornado.

Bastille Day 2021: Concert de Paris Mixed with Lawo mc² Consoles for a 10 Million TV Audience

23/07/2021 - Production News

France – All of France marks the beginning of the modern French Nation each year on 14 July, with events taking place all over the country. Lawo mixing consoles provided the highest possible audio quality for the traditional Concert de Paris taking place on the Champs du Mars at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, Lawo’s seventh successive year serving both the live and broadcast sound requirements.

KLOTZ expands FiberLink range with opticalCON QUAD connection cables

23/07/2021 - Equipment News

KLOTZ now offers pre-assembled FiberLink cables with opticalCON QUAD connectors in single-mode and multimode. Ideal for demanding outdoor use under extreme conditions such as on stage, in rental or broadcast applications and at temperatures from -40°C to 85°C.

Transformation Church upgrades worship service production with Ayrton Levante fixtures from SES Integration

22/07/2021 - Project News

USA – Transformation Church (TC), a multi-ethnic, multi-generational, mission-shaped community outside Charlotte in Indian Land, South Carolina, has added Ayrton Levante fixtures to its inventory of equipment used in producing worship services.

Flexible Seating with the Wow Factor at The Globe, Stockton

22/07/2021 - Project News

UK – Stockton Globe Theatre recently underwent a magnificent renovation, with a fresh look that recaptures the essence of the 1930s. But how did the theatre balance authenticity of design with operational needs when it came to the seating? Nina Parmenter from Audience Systems explains.

Allen & Heath Collaborate with Audix on New Microphone Presets

22/07/2021 - Equipment News

Allen & Heath and Audix have announced the release of a new collection of ProFactory microphone presets for Qu, SQ and Avantis digital mixers.

Christie projection will help students take performances to the next level at Douglas College

22/07/2021 - Project News

Canada – The Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre at Douglas College has undergone a significant upgrade, which includes a Christie Crimson 3DLP laser projector, and most recently, the installation of a Christie D4K40-RGB pure laser projector.

Creative Technology UK and Spain Deliver MWLTV for MWC 2021

22/07/2021 - Production News

Spain - Creative Technology (CT) has returned to support GSMA with delivery of the 24-hour news channel, Mobile World Live TV (MWLTV), providing continuous coverage to local and remote delegates from a central news and information hub for the entirety of the event.

Ritsumeikan University Upgrades with CDD

21/07/2021 - Project News

Japan – Located in the north-west of Kyoto, which is known as the city of culture, Ritsumeikan University’s Kinugasa Campus recently installed a Martin Audio CDD system in two of its halls.

MA3 onPC rack-unit: The all-round lighting control solution for installations

21/07/2021 - Equipment News

The 19” grandMA3 onPC rack-unit is a perfect lighting control solution for fixed installations like theatres, shopping malls, TV/streaming studios or houses of worship, or for a reliable grandMA3 lighting control system backup solution. It can also be implemented as a stand-alone lighting control system for shows that run automatically, due to external triggers or the Agenda function for example, in a theme park or for an architectural lighting scheme.

Robe launches CUETE

21/07/2021 - Equipment News

CUETE by name, cute by nature, this latest moving head spot light fixture from Robe is a perfect compact, high-quality solution for small-to-medium productions, performance spaces or installations, hence the name!

Claypaky Fixtures Light Up the Stage for the New “The Voice Dominicana” TV Series

21/07/2021 - Production News

Dominican Republic – The Voice Dominicana,” a singing competition based in the Dominican Republic and part of the international TV series, has begun airing on the island’s Telesistema 11 with a large roster of Claypaky fixtures lighting the show.

Heritage of Faith Ministries International adds StreamWorks end-to-end streaming capabilities for cross-continent communication

21/07/2021 - Project News

South Africa – Founded in 1998 in Witbank, Heritage of Faith Ministries International (HOFMI) started out as slab of concrete, four walls and a tin roof. The intervening years have seen the church grow and develop into an auditorium that can seat up to 500 people for a high quality in-person experience, and more recently implement technology solutions to enable broadcast capture and play-out. Stage Audio Works has been a key partner in the technological development of HOFMI for the last several years, the most recent being the implementation of a StreamWorks end-to-end streaming solution to allow direct communication with HOFMI’s associate church in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. The experience was completed with a 5760mm x 3360mm Pixel Plus Xcell-i LED wall which forms an impressive backdrop to the stage.

TiMax immersive spatial audio solution adds vital dimension to St Michael’s Cave, Gibraltar

21/07/2021 - Project News

Gibraltar – Pixel Artworks’ recently completed, immersive visitor experience at St Michael’s Cave on the Rock of Gibraltar, features a TiMax SoundHub-controlled spatial audio solution to complement the intricate projection-mapped visual show.

ALD members vote to become the Association of Lighting Production and Design (ALPD)

21/07/2021 - Business News

UK – The ALD has announced that following the association’s Extraordinary General Meeting, held on 17th July, 2021, a year that also happens to commemorate the ALD’s 60 full years of pulling together as a collective of lighting professionals, the membership has voted in favour of a name change that demonstrates both the association’s breadth of membership and its appreciation of every lighting role in the design and production process.

Sennheiser strengthens global communication and collaboration experience by joining GPA

20/07/2021 - Business News

Germany – Sennheiser has joined GPA, a global organisation of audio, video and unified communications business units, who are committed to sharing best practices to guarantee the same excellent customer experience everywhere across the globe.

Garth Brooks Returns Triumphantly to the Stage with Bandit Lites

20/07/2021 - Production News

USA – It was nothing short of glorious as Garth Brooks greeted a sold-out roaring crowd of 69,000 fans. His stadium tour was abruptly halted just like the rest of the world of live entertainment 17 months ago as the pandemic made in-person gatherings impossible. Now Brooks, who was recently celebrated at the 2021 Kennedy Center Honors, is not only brimming with his signature energy and enthusiasm, he’s also urging every artist to launch their tours as well.

Ocean Way Audio Launches its Pro3 Reference Monitor, Packing Innovative Features into a Small Footprint

20/07/2021 - Equipment News

Ocean Way Audio announces its new Pro3 monitor (nicknamed 'Fat Boy'), the latest addition to the company's renowned high-resolution monitor line. Despite its small size, the new two-way active monitor system is packed with innovation and features, and delivers a frequency response of 45Hz to 20kHz and 110dB maximum SPL between channels. Its diminutive footprint makes it perfect nearfield monitor for home, project and commercial recording studios, as well as in professional broadcast and post facilities where optimal performance is required, and space is at a premium.
In designing the Pro3 monitor, Ocean Way Audio has applied the same degree of design, engineering and manufacturing expertise as found in its famous, large-format loudspeakers, which are present in top-tier studios around the world. With Pro3, Ocean Way Audio is able to extend its reach into a broader market of engineers, producers and music creators across an expansive range of musical genres.

PMC Monitors Provide Exception Clarity at Dorian Gray’s New Studio Complex

20/07/2021 - Project News

Germany & Austria – Since 1989, Dorian Gray Studios has been delivering high quality music recording services to commercial clients as well as providing equally high quality training to the next generation of audio professionals. As part of the Music Support Group (MSG) GmbH, it also offers additional services such as CD duplication and graphic design, thus allowing customers to access a turnkey service that takes them from initial recording to a finished product.

‘All Install’ Virtual Conference Debuts with Packed Online Sessions

20/07/2021 - Event News

Allen & Heath’s inaugural All Install event recently drew to a close, attracting hundreds of attendees to the three-day virtual conference aimed at install and AV professionals. The event was a resounding success, with nineteen well-attended sessions running the gamut of installation topics, from touch-control to AoIP, echo cancellation to analogue zone mixing and everything in between.

Oporto’s Teatro Nacional de São João accesses Robert Juliat Dalis technology

20/07/2021 - Project News

Portugal – The prestigious Teatro Nacional de São João (TNSJ) in Oporto, Portugal has increased its inventory of Robert Juliat Dalis Access 863 cyclorama lighting with the addition of a further 20 units after a comprehensive tender process which saw the Dalis Access fixtures hold their winning position against a number of alternative options.

MLA Supports Tedeschi Trucks as Greenfield Lake Amphitheater Reopens

20/07/2021 - Production News

USA – Shuttered since March 2020, Greenfield Lake Amphitheater in Wilmington, NC enjoyed a spectacular reopening on 29 June, 2021, with the first performance of Florida-based blues rock band, the Tedeschi Trucks Band.

Hollywood Record Producer ‘Astounded at the Fidelity’ of Portable Audio Interface

19/07/2021 - Project News

USA – A couple of months ago, songwriter, producer and mixer Mike Pepe was in the market for a studio monitor controller for his Studio C, part of Barefoot Recording (formerly Crystal Industries) and got himself an Audient Nero.

Light artist Herman Kuijer celebrates Dutch national treasures with Elation

19/07/2021 - Project News

The Netherlands – The new Collection Center of The Netherlands, or CC NL, is one of the most extraordinary repositories anywhere. Four different museums in The Netherlands, including the world-renown Rijksmuseum, use the new facility as a storehouse for a large proportion of their collections. The art archive is celebrating with a piece of art of its own, a permanent light installation across multiple façades of the building created by light artist Herman Kuijer using Elation Proteus Rayzor 760 luminaires.

Berlin-based Producer Sascha Busy Acquires Solid State Logic UF8 and UC1 Controllers, 'Diving into the World of SSL' Again

19/07/2021 - Project News

Germany – Grammy-nominated music producer, mixer, remixer and mastering engineer Sascha 'Busy' Bühren recently added Solid State Logic’s UF8 advanced DAW controller and UC1 hardware plug-in controller at his new home-based facility, which is located just off the Kurfürstendamm, one of Berlin’s most elegant boulevards. The relocation came after Busy and his partner Laura, who together own and operate TrueBusyness Musicproductions, were driven out of their former two-storey studio facility in the city by gentrification.

Finland’s biggest music competition picks MDG haze

19/07/2021 - Production News

Finland – Finland’s biggest music competition, Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (New Music Contest), is an annual event in which Finland’s representative for the Eurovision Song Contest is selected in a live broadcast by Finnish television viewers and an international UMK jury. This year’s Finals on 20 February marked the show’s tenth anniversary. The evening was broadcast live in four languages from Mediapolis TV studios in Tampere and televised on Yle TV1 to an audience of 1.7 million viewers, breaking all records.

Brian Courchine Adds Versatility to Northlands Outdoor Shows with IP Rated Chauvet Professional Fixtures

19/07/2021 - Production News

USA – What’s in a name? In some cases, not very much, but in others, a change in moniker says a great deal about where something has been, and where it’s headed. Northlands, a popular concert venue in rural New Hampshire, provides vivid proof of that.

Highlite International presents Infinity iFX-640 moving head

16/07/2021 - Equipment News

Highlite International introduces the Infinity iFX-640 effect moving head with six 40W RGBW LEDs and individual pixel control.

Events Light Invests in Robe T2s for Zodiac Production

16/07/2021 - Production News

The Netherlands – Events Light is a full production company based in Zevenbergen near Breda, headed by Jeroen Frijters (pictured), which has made a major new investment in Robe’s latest T2 moving lights, among the first to be delivered in Europe.

A New Era In Monitoring For AES67-Based Environments: Neumann Presents The KH 750 AES67 Subwoofer

16/07/2021 - Equipment News

German studio specialist Neumann.Berlin presents the KH 750 AES67 subwoofer, a product variant of the highly acclaimed KH 750 DSP for AES67-based environments. Thanks to its DSP power, the KH 750 AES67, too, is far more than “just” a subwoofer of technical perfection. It also provides access to Neumann's revolutionary Automatic Monitor Alignment MA 1, thus allowing for room adaptive correction of the entire monitoring system, including even the connected analogue Neumann loudspeakers in amplitude and phase!

GLEIS4 Cultural Centre Reaches Out with Allen & Heath dLive

16/07/2021 - Project News

Germany – Since opening in 2014, the GLEIS4 cultural centre in Frankenthal has become an integral part of the region’s cultural scene with around 150 events per year, ranging from rock concerts to poetry slams, passing through the 200-capacity venue.

Absen Launches New Transparent LED Series

16/07/2021 - Equipment News

Global LED manufacturer Absen has launched the Jade Dragon (JD) Series, its latest LED display series, as announced in its March online product launch.

Louisville Orchestra and Bluegrass Band Share Chauvet Professional Independence Day Rig

15/07/2021 - Production News

USA – Bluegrass and orchestral music might come from vastly different places, but the two genres can happily share the same lighting rig, provided it has enough versatility designed into it. This was readily apparent on the beautiful banks of the Ohio River this Independence Day weekend, as foot stomping shows by Greensky Bluegrass were followed by a rousing 4th July performance by the award -winning Louisville Orchestra.

Sonic Craftsman and Sub Pop Recording Artist Nicholas Galanin adds Flock Audio's PATCH to his Production Toolkit

15/07/2021 - Project News

USA – Indigenous Alaskan artist Nicholas Galanin hails from a small island community of just 8,000 people, but the impact of his multi-disciplinary work has resonated all around the world in prominent art installations; most recently on his latest Ya Tseen indie-based music release for Sub Pop Records, entitled Indian Yard. Using his native Tlingit and Unangax̂ languages throughout his work, Galanin communicates provocative ideas about identity, the active ignorance of indigenous history, and how these topics are perceived and often misunderstood across a range of visual, performance and sonic mediums.

NATEAC to provide post conference recordings

15/07/2021 - Event News

USA – The North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) has announced that it will record the conference sessions and provide them for registered attendees to view for a period of 30 days after the conference closes on 22 July. NATEAC is providing this service to accommodate those who register for the conference but are unable to attend due to work conflicts or time zone issues.

Alcons Supplies Power and Clarity to Expanded Hope Church

15/07/2021 - Project News

USA – Created in 2015 by the merger of two churches, worship at South Carolina’s Hope Church ranges from high energy music to spoken word sermons. A recent enlargement of its Simpsonville campus provided the opportunity to upgrade its audio system. An Alcons Audio pro-ribbon system provided the perfect blend of power and clarity.

Follow-me tracking solutions names Axente as its exclusive distributor for France

15/07/2021 - Business News

Follow-Me B.V. has announced the appointment of Axente S.A.S. as its sole distributor for France with immediate effect.

Green Voltage introduces its all new 20kW E-Gen

15/07/2021 - Equipment News

Battery powered generator specialist, Green Voltage, has extended its range of emissions free, mobile power systems, with the addition of a new 20kW E-Gen unit.

KLOTZ expands the PRO Patch cable range

15/07/2021 - Equipment News

Due to the renaissance of analogue studio technology, Tiny Telephone patchbays are once again in use in many professional recording studios. The Tiny Telephone or Bantam jack plug has the advantage over the normal jack plugs that the different diameters of tip and ring prevent short circuits and thus noise when plugging in.

“The next level”: The Voice Dominicana votes for grandMA3

15/07/2021 - Production News

Dominican Republic – Producers of the first ever edition of The Voice Dominicana wanted a high impact production for the series which showcases some serious rising star talent, and asked top lighting designer Paulinho Lebrao from design practice FOH on board to create an exciting extravaganza of colour, movement, and energy with a vibrant and adaptable lighting design. All lighting is being controlled by a full grandMA3 set up, with the console also programmed and operated by Paulinho for the series.

Radio Norba creates new flagship TV studio around GLP KNV Dot and impression FR1

15/07/2021 - Project News

Italy – Based in Conversano, Bari, TeleNorba SPA has been one of Italy’s principal TV broadcasters since RadioNorba TV production began in 2012.

Lighthouse Church renewal with AVLX and Elation

14/07/2021 - Project News

USA – When Lighthouse Church’s main building laid in ruins after Hurricane Michael ripped through Panama City Beach, Florida in October 2018, parishioners were forced to meet in the church’s children’s building until a more suitable space was found. That new location, a former theatre that was gutted and extensively renovated into a new campus and Worship Center, opened in early June of this year to both relief and celebration.

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band Launch “Life on the Flipside Tour” with Bandit Lites

14/07/2021 - Production News

USA – It was a memorable evening in Music City as Jimmy Buffett was restored to his rightful place: on stage singing about island life. As one of the first major acts to resume touring, Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band kicked off their “Life on the Flipside Tour 2021” at Ascend Amphitheater to an even more enthusiastic-than-normal audience, which is saying something.

James Baker Captures Magic of Pippin with Chauvet Professional

14/07/2021 - Production News

USA – Reality and fantasy often work wonders on stage when they’re allowed to flow freely together. Pippin provides delightfully entertaining proof of that. The emperor Charlemagne did indeed have a son named Pippin (actually 'Pepin') and the struggles of the young protagonist to find meaning in his life as recounted in the 1972 musical are genuinely reflective of coming of age experiences shared by all. But the show’s surreal story line with its circus scenes, fantastical interactions, and ghostly interlopers bears scant resemblance to reality.

Unonovesette Appoints 3LR Lighting

14/07/2021 - Business News

UK – 3LR Lighting Ltd, representative for leading international manufacturers of architectural, film, entertainment and broadcast lighting and control, has confirmed that it is now the sole UK manufacturer’s representative for Italian manufacturer Unonovesette.

Registration high for PLASA Show as industry gains confidence

14/07/2021 - Event News

UK – PLASA Show 2021 is on track to welcome thousands of industry professionals to Olympia London, from 5-7 September, with the first three weeks of registration exceeding that of the 2019 edition which was lauded as “the busiest show in years”.

msm Studio Group Revamps its PMC-Based Dolby Atmos Room

14/07/2021 - Project News

Germany – High-end media production company msm Studio Group has confirmed its commitment to Dolby Atmos Music by ensuring that its recently redesigned main studio is equipped with a PMC monitoring system, the reference standard for Dolby Atmos Music Mixing.

grandMA3 software release 1.5.: New Features and workflow improvements

14/07/2021 - Equipment News

MA Lighting has now released the grandMA3 software version 1.5. This release brings many new features and functionalities, workflow improvements in different areas of programming and additional tools especially for the first steps into the world of grandMA3 lighting control systems. It will enrich the overall lighting control in many different areas such as installations, concert/touring, television and architectural applications.

SoftBox Integration Invests in Robe

13/07/2021 - Production News

Canada – Montreal-based SoftBox Integration – a specialist in integration, custom LED manufacture and AV equipment rental – is the latest company to invest in Robe’s amazing new flagship, high powered, TE (Transferable Engine) LED luminaire, the FORTE.

Industry professionals join forces to launch Event Crew Training

13/07/2021 - Standards News

UK – Event Crew Training, formed by a group of experienced industry professionals, has released its first training course: Event Crew Essentials. Identifying that post-pandemic there would be a need to recruit a large volume of new and inexperienced crew and sharing a view that the existing training was not fit for purpose, the collective saw the period of stagnation created by Covid-19 as an opportunity to create an online portal that not only provides the required training but gives trainees knowledge that will enable them to feel comfortable in their new working environment.

Session One Choose Allen & Heath dLive for Recording and Streaming

13/07/2021 - Project News

Germany – Situated in Germany’s picturesque Black Forest region, Session One is a new studio offering a range of services to musicians. The 120m2 facility houses two live rooms and a control room, making it suitable for multiple uses including production, recording and mixing as well as professional live streams, tour rehearsals and songwriting workshops.

Australian National University Trusts Renkus-Heinz to Sound Perfect During its Most Important Meetings

13/07/2021 - Project News

Australia – The Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, Australia touts an impressive resume; not just due to its seven robust academic colleges of study, but because it is also uniquely connected to the Australian Government by way of its position across the river from Capital Hill, where parliament is located.

Nationally acclaimed Industrial Hygienist to speak at the North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC)

13/07/2021 - Event News

USA – The NATEAC organisers are very happy to welcome Monona Rossol as a presenter for the upcoming conference. Monona’s session, Stage and House Ventilation; Keeping Actors Alive and Patrons Awake, will offer current and relevant content regarding protecting performers, technicians and audience members from hazardous airborne contaminants in the theatre. The session will cover various SFX air contaminants, predicted levels of exposure when known, existing standards for these air contaminants, relevant lawsuits, and propose ventilation system solutions.

Yamaha Audio System Installed at Congress Centrum Ulm

13/07/2021 - Project News

Germany – Located on the banks of the Danube river, in central southern Germany, the city of Ulm is an economic centre for eastern Baden-Württemberg and western Bavaria. Recently a new audio system was installed at Congress Centrum Ulm (CCU), the main city centre venue for corporate events and entertainment, with a Yamaha solution chosen for mixing and control.

L-Acoustics Install – Etihad Arena

13/07/2021 - Project News

UAE – Creative Technology Middle East (CTME) has recently delivered a complete L-Acoustics touring system at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi ahead of its first large live event. Etihad Arena is the largest state-of-the-art indoor entertainment venue in the Middle East and is set to bring a wide range of new and exciting events to the capital.

Metinteractive Installs Nearly 750 Martin Audio Speakers at Live! Casino & Hotel

13/07/2021 - Project News

USA – Nearly 750 Martin Audio components have been specified and fitted as part of a complete AV integration at the new $700m Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia.

Are you all set for Claypaky’s new products? Step right up to the virtual booth!

13/07/2021 - Event News

Come along and take a ride on the Claypaky virtual booth carousel. The virtual booth has been enriched with new products and new thematic areas:

Electrosonic takes home three top honours at the 2021 Integration Awards

12/07/2021 - Event News

USA – Electrosonic has won three awards at the prestigious 2021 Commercial Integrator Integration Awards.

Patrick Iavarone and Fumasoli Create Evocative Images for The Criminal Chaos Video with Chauvet Professional

12/07/2021 - Production News

Italy – Out of the uncontrollable turmoil of the state we call “chaos” new meaning sometimes arises. Perhaps this is why in Greek mythology, Chaos, the fist divinity to appear at the dawn of creation, was the goddess of emptiness and uncertainty. It is she; the legend goes, who ultimately gives birth to the universe.

Dept and disguise Launch ‘CMO’s Guide to the Metaverse’ Experience

12/07/2021 - Event News

UK - Dept, one of the world’s fastest growing digital agencies, recently partnered with Extended Reality (xR) pioneers disguise and leading games developer Epic Games to launch an xR experience helping brands better understand how the metaverse can transform the way people play, shop, interact and consume media.

Astera AX3s in Cross Border Collaboration

09/07/2021 - Production News

Europe – An illuminated trail of 105 Astera AX3 ‘beacons’ fitted with custom firmware from the manufacturer was set up along a 58 kilometre stretch of the Danish / German border as part of “Genforeningen 2020”, a series of events celebrating the centenary of the reunification of Southern Jutland with the kingdom of Denmark. This took place following a referendum in 1920.

Robe T2 Profiles Specified for Zodiac the Musical

09/07/2021 - Production News

The Netherlands – Zodiac The Musical is a brand-new musical produced by Peet Nieuwenhuijsen, directed by William Spaaij and staged at the Koepelgevangenis, a former prison in Breda, which provides a spectacular backdrop to this compelling and entertaining piece set in 2031 and focused on a number of human, political and environmental issues.

Alan Jackson Returns to Where He’s From for Benefit Concert with Bandit Lites

09/07/2021 - Production News

USA – For his first show back since a pair of drive-in concerts in June 2020, country superstar Alan Jackson greeted 20,000 fans eager to both show their support to the community and enjoy a live concert. 46 Entertainment and Real World Tours produced and Bandit Lites provided the lighting system for the outdoor event, which raised more than $2 million for local relief efforts in Newnan, which had been devastated by an EF-4 tornado months earlier.

Solid State Logic’s ORIGIN Helps Session Musician Patrick Fitzgerald Set His Roots in Eastern Texas

09/07/2021 - Project News

USA – Professional musician Patrick Fitzgerald has worked in many cities, starting out in Philadelphia, working as a session keyboard player and vocalist in New York City, and then relocating to Seattle. He also lived on the road for a short time before putting down roots in the Piney Woods of eastern Texas, where he spent the pandemic building out a recording studio centred around a Solid State Logic ORIGIN analogue inline mixing console.

Chroma-Q Color Force II Lands in Stock at Woodlite

09/07/2021 - Production News

Sweden – One of Europe’s leading rental houses, Woodlite, which is based in Sweden, has recently invested in Chroma-Q’s award-winning Color Force IITM battens.

Unusual ensures firm-hold rigging for Hairspray at the Coliseum

09/07/2021 - Production News

UK – Hairspray the Musical officially opened its doors last week to rave reviews and Unusual Rigging was part of the team that helped bring the all singing all dancing production to the stage. Unfortunately, after just a few days, performances were halted following a positive Covid test by a crew member.

Michal Hyra Meets Challenges with ChamSys at 100th Anniversary Celebration of Third Silesian Uprising

08/07/2021 - Production News

Poland – Michal Hyra could have been forgiven if he wondered what else could go wrong. Chosen to light the grand finale of the two-month long celebration of Tryptyk powstańczy – pamięć ziemi, which marked 100th anniversary of the Third Silesian Uprising, he found his rehearsal time for the 25th June event severely curtailed by unrelenting rain on the 23rd and 24th June.

Hirschluch Meeting Place: Allen & Heath, Jupiter and the Silver Moon

08/07/2021 - Project News

Germany – The Protestant youth training and community centre Hirschluch, located in the rural German town of Storkow, is an institution of the "Association for Youth Aid & Social Work" which aims to strengthen the work of the Ministry of Education via a combination of experiential education and youth training opportunities.

Martin Audio Appoints Spectrum Audio Visual as Distributor for Singapore

08/07/2021 - Business News

Singapore – Martin Audio and Generation AV have announced the appointment of Spectrum Audio Visual Pte Ltd as the distributor for Martin Audio products in Singapore, focusing on the installation sector.

Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 revolutionises connectivity and communication at Guatemala’s Universidad Francisco Marroquín

07/07/2021 - Project News

Guatemala – The Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala City, also known by its abbreviated name UFM, is one of the top universities in Latin America. For 50 years, UFM has been ardently following its mission of teaching and disseminating the ethical, legal and economic principles of a society of free and responsible individuals. The university is the original founder of the ITA scholarship programme which identifies the most highly qualified and motivated students among Guatemala’s poorest and makes it possible for them to earn a life-changing UFM degree. Recently, the university’s IT and AV team worked with installer FAREI to deploy Sennheiser TeamConnect Ceiling 2 (TCC2) microphones in 52 of its classrooms and various faculty auditoriums.

Arf & Yes Puts Ingenuity to Work with Chauvet Professional at Campus Cup College Show

07/07/2021 - Production News

Belgium – Innovation doesn’t always mean reinventing the wheel, sometimes it just involves turning it in a different fashion believes Jonas Weyn of Art & Yes. He and his team demonstrated the value of this type of ingenuity recently when creating a new lighting and set design for Campus Cup, a popular game show that has teams of college students match wits and knowledge against one another.

Green Hippo Rocks at Download Festival Pilot with Mandylights

07/07/2021 - Production News

UK - After a long period of live events being postponed or cancelled, it was music to everyone’s ears when the Download Festival Pilot was announced to take place at Donnington Park, Derbyshire, as part of the UK Government's Event Research Programme.

Nixer Pro Audio joins RAVENNA community

07/07/2021 - Business News

UK – ALC NetworX, developer of the Technology & Engineering Emmy Award-winning RAVENNA technology, is pleased to welcome British pro audio tools and interface experts, Nixer Pro Audio, as the latest RAVENNA partner.

Highlite International presents Showtec Phantom 250 Spot

07/07/2021 - Equipment News

Highlite International has expanded the Showtec Phantom series towards the top end with a very bright 250W LED spot moving head for indoor venues.

Highlite International introduces Showtec Phantom 12R Hybrid

07/07/2021 - Equipment News

Highlite International presents the latest addition to its Showtec Phantom series, the Phantom 12R Hybrid moving head.

Absen’s Aries MiniLED Provides Backbone for Virtual Studio

07/07/2021 - Project News

UK – When Scotland-based Catalyst Event Production services wanted to design and launch a new virtual studio, they chose global LED manufacturer Absen’s products to bring the dream of a facility capable of transforming live events to reality.

San Diego Symphony’s premier new outdoor venue opens with state-of-the-art Elation lighting system

06/07/2021 - Production News

USA – The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park features ‘friendly’ symmetrical rig designed by Jason Rothberg using over 200 IP-rated luminaires supplied by JRLX, Inc.

Italian Distributor RM Multimedia Restructures and Expands

06/07/2021 - Business News

Italy – Robe’s Italian distributor, RM Multimedia, has restructured and is expanding following the untimely death of the much loved and missed Marco Bartolini in February of this year.

DiGiGrid MGB – The Tiny Box for the Big Occasion

06/07/2021 - Production News

USA – When Stanley Soares was an aspiring young musician, he taught himself to play the guitar by ear. Learning in this way meant listening carefully for hours on end to all kinds of music, in order to figure out the secrets of the six-string. It was this musical apprenticeship that he believes stimulated an interest in the musical detail that led him to working in studios and eventually becoming a successful and sought-after engineer.

Genelec seeks ‘creativity and entrepreneurship’ for new G Innovation Lab

06/07/2021 - Event News

Finland – Genelec is establishing the first branch of its new G Innovation Lab in Kuopio, Finland, with the goal of nurturing creativity and entrepreneurship in the Savilahti region of the country, and attracting imaginative professionals to the area. Starting with a Discovery Event Pitch Challenge this August, Genelec aims to recruit a team of ‘start-up minded’ individuals to further develop the innovative thinking that has helped inspire the company’s technical breakthroughs over the last four decades.

Justin Moore Tours to Support ‘Straight Outta the Country’

06/07/2021 - Production News

USA – With live music now returning after a lengthy absence, country music star Justin Moore is touring again, and recently brought his show to The Ford Center in Evansville, IN. Moore first hit the Billboard charts back in 2008; now with eight #1 country hits under his belt, he released Straight Outta the Country in April. Lighting designer Aaron D. Luke handled the production and lighting design for this tour, which is ramping up to play more dates throughout 2021. For the Evansville concert, Cincy Entertainment Services supplied High End Systems SolaFrame 1000, SolaHyBeam 1000, SolaPix 7 fixtures, and Hog 4 control to augment the production.

Eastcote Chooses PMC Monitors for New Dolby Atmos Music Mixing Studio

06/07/2021 - Project News

UK – The quality and diversity of PMC’s professional loudspeaker range was a key reason why Dyre Gormsen chose the brand’s monitors for Eastcote Studio’s new Dolby Atmos music mixing room.

The Village Studios Embraces the Future with a Neve Genesys Black Console

06/07/2021 - Project News

USA – The legendary Village Studios has stayed true to its long-time allegiance to Neve technology by installing a Genesys Black GB96 console at its West Los Angeles premises.

Mediatec Asia Pacific becomes part of Creative Technology

06/07/2021 - Business News

Australia and New Zealand – NEP Group, the leading technical production partner for premier content producers of live sports and entertainment, announced that Mediatec Asia Pacific, an NEP Live Events company, has rebranded to become part of Creative Technology (CT), a sister company also under NEP.

Audiologic Expands Application Team with a Junior Application Support Engineer

06/07/2021 - People News

UK – Audiologic has announced the expansion of its application team with the hire of Amber Jones, who joins the company as junior application support engineer.

MLA Boosts Return of JAPAN JAM 2021, Under Strict Covid Conditions

06/07/2021 - Production News

Japan – JAPAN JAM 2021 took place at Soga Sports Park in Chiba over the country’s big May public holiday weekend. The annual event, which has already taken place three times at this venue, had to be cancelled last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, therefore this was the first event in two years, and it was held under strict infection control conditions.

Elation 8 July Coffee Break: What makes a luminaire a superior tool for creative lighting design?

05/07/2021 - Event News

In many respects, a lighting designer is only as good as the lighting tools at his or her disposal. So what makes one luminaire a superior tool for creative lighting design and another not? Join Alistair Smyth and Frederik Afif on the 8th July Elation Coffee Break as they showcase one of Elation’s most popular and creatively rich moving heads, the Artiste Picasso.

Tom Warneke joins Creative Technology Middle East

05/07/2021 - People News

UAE – Tom Warneke has recently joined Creative Technology Middle East (CTME) as a senior project manager for the live events division. He is a highly qualified professional with over 15 years of experience in the live events industry across Australia, Asia and the Middle East.

Amy Shark Tours Australia with Chameleon

05/07/2021 - Production News

Australia – Multi ARIA award-winning, singer-songwriter Amy Shark’s Cry Forever national tour kicked off in Newcastle, Australia, this month and is one of the first arena tours nationally since the COVID-19 pandemic.

AC-SP and CLS Light Up the Party at Madame Tussauds London

05/07/2021 - Project News

UK – World renowned attraction, Madame Tussauds, has recently invested in CLS Jade fixtures to take its new Awards Party area to the next level, at the flagship venue in London.

Robe helps DesignSpace Capture a Moment in Imagination

02/07/2021 - Production News

USA – The entertainment technical and production industry has risen to the pandemic challenge with so many prescient and imaginative responses of how to present art, entertainment and stimulate emotional engagement during a time of separation and isolation. None was more innovative than DesignSpace, the brainchild of John Featherstone of US-based design collective Lightswitch.

Ayrton Karif-LT celebrates J’Ouvert at London’s Harold Pinter Theatre

02/07/2021 - Production News

UK – Broadcast on 26 April as part of BBC4’s Lights Up season, J’Ouvert is the second in Sonia Friedman Productions’ RE:EMERGE season. Set amid the colourful backdrop of London’s historic Notting Hill carnival, it is the story of two best friends battling to preserve tradition in a society where women’s bodies are frequently under threat.

Chelmsford City Theatres Upgrade with Claypaky

02/07/2021 - Project News

UK – Chelmsford City Theatres have invested in new state-of-the-art lighting and projection equipment to be used across the two venues: Civic Theatre and Cramphorn Studio, both located in Essex.

Preparation for Phantom of the Opera reopening well under way as Unusual Rigging completes essential grid works at Her Majesty’s Theatre

02/07/2021 - Project News

UK – Unusual Rigging has completed a major refurbishment of the grid at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End ahead of the much-anticipated reopening of Phantom of the Opera next month. When the Covid-19 pandemic forced the production to close its doors in March 2020, it opened a bitter-sweet opportunity to get some essential work done on the magnificent old theatre’s roof space, ensuring it could continue to stage the elaborate aspects of Phantom that audiences across the world know and love, including the famous hanging chandelier.

Broadweigh welcomes RIGGIT

02/07/2021 - Business News

Canada – British Colombia based RIGGIT is the latest company to join Broadweigh’s growing global network of product partners. For more than 25 years RIGGIT has been providing safe, cost effective and scalable rigging, lighting and labour solutions to the entertainment and events sector across Canada.

LD Mike Null sets mood with Elation for Motionless in White at Pennhurst Asylum

02/07/2021 - Production News

USA – Goth metalcore band Motionless in White performed on 9th June against the backdrop of the abandoned Pennhurst Asylum in south-east Pennsylvania for Deadstream #2, an atmosphere-filled livestream show lit by Mike Null using Elation Artiste Picasso, Dartz 360 and SixBar 1000 luminaires supplied by Squeek Lights.

Audiologic Delivers a New Standard of Hybrid Teaching at the University of Birmingham

02/07/2021 - Project News

UK – Audiologic has announced, in partnership with GVAV, the delivery of a state-of-the-art hybrid teaching space at the University of Birmingham, providing a seamless learning experience for students, whether they are in person or remote learning off campus.

Version 5.0 Firmware Brings New Features, Control and Compatibility To RIVAGE PM Digital Mixing Systems

02/07/2021 - Equipment News

Yamaha has released the latest firmware for its RIVAGE PM series digital mixing systems, Version 5.0, which includes significant new features, functionality and a brand new Rupert Neve Designs (RND) master buss processor plug-in.

The North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference to address gender issues

01/07/2021 - Event News

USA – The upcoming virtual North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) will host two sessions that embrace gender issues in the building design industry.

Irish Light Artist Mick Murray and Lighting Designer Matthew Cregan presented “Light Ballet” show on Shannon River, featuring Claypaky Sharpy Plus Aqua lighting fixtures

01/07/2021 - Production News

Ireland – Launched on 13 June and running until 20 June 2021, Light Ballet was presented as part of Brightening Air| Coiscéim Coiligh, a nationwide, ten-day season of arts experiences brought to you by the Arts Council, Ireland. Produced by Culture Works for Brightening Air, Light Ballet transformed the skies and surrounding landscape of eight counties with a light installation floating down the River Shannon over eight days covering almost 200km. Thanks to the pioneering lighting technology provided by the Claypaky Sharpy Plus Aqua lighting fixtures, Light Ballet was prepared for the elements on the River Shannon and visible from up to seven kilometres.

Showtime at the Drive-In Continues to Draw Fans with Help From Chauvet Professional

01/07/2021 - Production News

USA – Will drive-in concerts fade away now that COVID-19 restrictions are easing? Anyone who automatically responds “yes” to this question might want to drop by the Frederick Fairgrounds on a weekend night this summer.

Fischer Amps and Sennheiser launch first custom in-ears with TrueResponse Technology

01/07/2021 - Equipment News

Fischer Amps, acclaimed German manufacturer of monitoring solutions for sound engineers and artists, has teamed up with audio specialist Sennheiser to create a truly exceptional in-ear, the FA 500 Custom. These in-ear monitors combine meticulously handcrafted custom ear moulds by Fischer Amps with the transducer of Sennheiser’s top-of-the-range IE 500 PRO. Featuring Sennheiser’s TrueResponse technology, the in-ears open up a completely natural, clear and spacious sound stage, enabling musicians and engineers to fully focus and critically monitor their sound.

Optoma interactive displays sit snug in 1960s' boardroom

01/07/2021 - Project News

UK - When the James Pantyfedwen Foundation wanted to update and future-proof its grand 1960s' boardroom, they turned to audio-visual specialists, Spartan Audio Visual, who selected Optoma as the solution.

Solid State Logic Launches New LMC+ Classic Compressor Plug-in

01/07/2021 - Business News

Solid State Logic has announced its refreshed eCommerce platform with the launch of a new take on the 4000 series console classic compressor. The LMC+ is a significantly enhanced version of the classic SSL Listen mic compressor with a range of new creative tools for artists, producers and engineers.

Long Reach Long Riders 2021

01/07/2021 - Event News

USA – The Long Reach Long Riders (LRLR) are very happy to announce the successful completion of their 18th annual charity motorcycle ride, A River Runs Through It.

Proximus Ring in the Changes with Allen & Heath

01/07/2021 - Project News

Belgium – Belgium’s largest telecommunications provider calls on Avantis and DT audio expanders for major audio upgrade at its Brussels headquarters.

ROE Visual Selected for AUX Immersive Studio

01/07/2021 - Project News

Singapore – AUX Immersive Studio, Singapore's first extended reality studio, was launched at the end of last year. Featuring advanced XR facilities, AUX Immersive Studio aims to support a creative way of expression. The studio was built with technical support from ROE Visual.

CT and BK Events deliver Virtual Event with Vmix

01/07/2021 - Production News

UK - From March through to June 2021, Creative Technology (CT) has been working closely with Bernie Kearns of BK Events to gather multiple remote contributions for a blue-chip communications client, utilising efficient and streamlined software-based production systems.