LONDON - British band New Order's recent UK and European tour in support of their latest album, Music Complete, featured a lighting design from LD Andrew Liddle controlled via an Avolites Arena console..
MONTERREY, Mexico - One of Mexico’s major full technical production and rental companies, Audio Systems del Norte based in Monterrey, capital and largest city of the north eastern state of Nuevo León, has invested in its first Robe moving lights – 24 x Pointes. Pictured here are, from left, Juan Carlos Jasso (Operations Director), Alberto Garcia (Vari Internacional) and Franco Cinquini (Sales Manager).
SYDNEY – Indoor ‘hardstyle’ festival Knockout Circuz returned to iconic Sydney venue The Hordern Pavilion at the end of last year, with lighting designer Arian Yeganeh creating an eight-hour light show using Clay Paky Mythos, Stormy and Sharpy fixtures.
MANCHESTER, U.K. - When it comes to throwing a party, there’s no better time than New Year’s! Sankeys Warehouse secured a stellar line-up – including Fat Boy Slim and Basement Jaxx – for a New Year’s Day party at Victoria Warehouse, Manchester (UK), seeking a stunning production to match. It was Liverpool-based production company UK Events Group who were tasked with bringing the performances of two legendary dance acts to life, supplying everything from the awesome pyros and effects to a lightshow that was all ADJ!
LONDON and DUBAI - Maestra Group, specialist in premium event production, design and solutions, has made a large investment in new sound, AV and lighting equipment for 2016, which also follows the launch of the new Maestra London office on Jan. 4. Pictured here are Justin Hammond and Thomas Clements.
BERLIN, Germany - The recent acoustic tour of German rock band Karat featured an old school rock 'n' roll floor package. LD Michael Kiefert used the latest addition to the Philips Strand Lighting line of consoles, the 500ML, for control.
BERLIN, Germany - 3YOURMIND GmbH continues to develop new 3D printing plugins for CAD programs. The latest addition is Vectorworks 2016, a line of 2D and 3D software developed by Vectorworks, Inc. that helps designers to communicate effectively and bring their visions to life while keeping building information modeling (BIM) at the heart of the design process.
FLORENCE, Italy - The Classical Ballet Moscow recently completed a tour of Italy and Sicily featuring an emotive lighting design from Evgeniy Toma programmed on a Philips Strand Lighting NEO Lighting Control Console. The company performed The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty in cities including Florence, Milan and Palermo over 36 consecutive days.
LONDON - The conference agenda for the 28th International Live Music Conference (ILMC), can now be perused online at 28.ilmc.com/agenda. An invitation-only event, ILMC is set for the Royal Garden Hotel in London from March 3 to 6, 2016.