d&b audiotechnik do things a little differently to other manufacturers, which is one of the reasons they’re the market leader in touring PA. The way they interact with their customers is also refreshingly unique, and their regular international Partner Meetings are a cornerstone of their...Read more ?
Imagine Dragons are on tour with their electrifying Smoke + Mirrors show that is as bright and flashy as their hometown of Las Vegas. The show at Sydney’s Qantas Credit Union Arena ignited the venue with a performance featuring showy visuals and drumming thunder. Lighting design is by Sooner...Read more ?
Lighting control to go M-Touch is a new inclusion to the M series lighting control platform from Martin. It’s essentially a control surface with USB connection, as well as a single 5 pin XLR DMX output. It works in conjunction with the M-PC software, available as a free...Read more ?
Mystery surrounds the Abbey Road Institute which opened in London this year at the historical recording studio. Touted as an international initiative, the college-within-a- studio offers a 12 month Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering in the UK. The mechanics of squeezing...Read more ?
Shareholder approval for the sale of Staging Connections to Freeman Audio Visual in the United States should see the deal completed this month. After a brief bidding war with rival US firm PSAV, Freeman emerged the winner, paying as much as $62 million for the national audio visual and events...Read more ?
Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men visited the country for Splendour in the Grass, stopping off in Melbourne and Sydney for a couple of side shows. The band is busy touring the festival circuit with a show designed by Cory FitzGerald and Tobias G. Rylander of Seven Design Works. As is often...Read more ?
The big giant head Initially I wasn’t too sure what to make of the SolaSpot Pro 1500, because its physical appearance seems so at odds with what I’ve come to expect LED fixtures to be. It’s physically large, and at 39.5kg it’s hefty too. Why is it so big?...Read more ?
What a self-powered speaker should be. Do you remember a time when a 15” and horn speaker weighed a lot, felt really solid, and went really loud? If you’ve forgotten what this was like then the SRX815P is here to help remind you, but with a modern take on the design. JBL makes...Read more ?
I’ve probably reviewed Audio- Technica headphones once too often in recent times, and I promise this will be the last instalment for a while. But I haven’t been able to resist having a quick chat about the Japanese company’s new ATH-R70x open-backed reference model....Read more ?
Well it wasn't me alone. Grub had a lot to do with it. I collected him and the bass player from Littlewing at their place in Five Dock. We loaded their stage gear into my production truck, a Ford F350, and we drove the three hours out west over the mountains to Bathurst. It was the beginning of my 'PA for Hire'...Read more ?