16 December 2012 In earlier posts CX detailed the extraordinary circumstances surrounding the closure of Jacksons Rare Guitars in Sydney's inner west. At the time a large collection of rare and valuable guitars were seized by Deloittes, called in as 'Administrators'. Problem is that many guitars,...Read more ?
13th December 2012 Sydney will have a new Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Centre, after a three year shutdown. Plans announced yesterday by the state government have failed to excite the exhibitions industry. Right now, Sydney offers 25,000 metres of continuous space across five halls...Read more ?
(13 Dec, 2012) Here we go - the ACMA held a Wireless Mic workshop last week. The upshot is that YOU have a short period to make comments, and then the following becomes LAW: 1. FROM the end of December 2014 the digital dividend spectrum (694–820 MHz) is NOT available for wireless audio transmitters....Read more ?
12 December 2012 While CX doesn't have ALL the details, it appears the collapse of an outdoor cinema screen structure at St Kilda last week could have maimed or killed audience members, had the timing been different. This is the picture of the structure as collapsed: Entertainment rigger...Read more ?
11 December 2012 (Fresh denial at bottom) CX usually lets these fly through to the keeper. But today the biz is abuzz with the possibility that Sydney production firm Cairellie will join Norwest. Cairellie is a technical production supplier who supply sound, lights, vision and communication systems...Read more ?
December 10, 2012 We asked for info about this structure failure, and were amazed when a reader pointed us to The Age on December 4: "High winds have forced the organisers of St Kilda's open air cinema to cancel tonight's screening". "A spokeswoman for Openair Cinemas has hit back at suggestions...Read more ?
Now we've recovered from the Behringer X32 excitement, it would be fair to throw the Nexo STM into the conversation circle that is CX. Matt Girgis starts the ball rolling. "As a long time reader of CX I'm pretty shocked about your article on Nexo STM in the latest issue. I was at that launch and the PA was unreal....Read more ?
When Jacksons Rare Guitars went broke last month guitar customers suddenly faced immediate loss. For many years the Sydney firm had sold rare guitars on consignment and were slow to pay owners. Now it appears unsold guitars, totalling almost $1 million worth, may not be returned to angry owners.A year...Read more ?
29 NOV 2012 - SYDNEY Now that he's been convicted, CX can discuss our neighborhood conman freely. Dimitri de Angelis seriously weirded out Mrs CX by appearing often in and around North Turramurra where she works. One night he was at (now closed) Tables Restaurant at a nearby table with some suits...Read more ?
It seemed a stretch at first."It’s been a long time coming but we would like to invite you to a crew reunion with as many of the old crews as we can. Quite a few have passed so maybe it’s time to remember", wrote Ian 'Piggy' Peel, back in winter 2012.But by the time Sunday 25th November rolled around,...Read more ?