Saturday, December 20th, 2014

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Robe CycFX 8s Help Raise The Dead!

US based Lighting Designer Seth Jackson recently used 14 x CycFX 8s on the upstage truss for Alice Cooper’s ‘Raise The Dead’ tour, which also included a number of dates as special guests on Mötley Crüe’s ‘All Bad Things Must Come To An End’ farewell tour. The CycFX 8 units travelled in Tyler Truss sections […]

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Robe BMFLs Make Italian Debut at C2C Festival

Robe’s new Bright Multi-Functional Luminaire (BMFL) Spots made their debut on the vibrant Italian electronic music and arts scene, featuring prominently on the main stage at the 2-day C2C (Club2Club) International Festival of Music & Arts in Turin, where they were specified by production lighting designer Walter Lutzu. Walter also utilised 16 x Pointes, 12 […]

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Historic BandAid30 Projections onto British Parliament is a First!

With just 24 hours notice, London based large format projection specialists, The Projection Studio (TPS) delivered a full projection design to enable a giant image of the BandAid30 music video to be projected onto the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. It was the first time a full motion video has been projected onto this landmark […]

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Robe is Magnifico in Ljubljana!

Popular Slovenian singer Magnifico gave a special performance at the Križanke venue in Ljubljana, featuring an innovative collaboration with the Serbian Army Orchestra which was completely sold out. The show was part of the annual Druga Godba Festival which features numerous local and international artists and is known for spawning some unique and interesting onstage […]

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CPL Delivers Slick Technical Production for TGAIS Event

Four African Heads of State were amongst a raft of distinguished speakers and VIP delegates attending the high profile 2014 Global African Investment Summit (TGAIS), with a keynote speech by First Secretary of State William Hague, at the Savoy Hotel in London. The 2-day event was organised by dmg::events, with a slick, streamlined technical production […]

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XL Video Supplies Camera Package for Fat Freddy’s Drop at Ally Pally

When one of New Zealand’s finest bands, Fat Freddy’s Drop, confirmed their headlining show at London’s Alexandra Palace, they contacted XL Video to supply live video production for the sold-out one-off gig. The Alexandra Palace show, in support of the band’s third album ‘Blackbird’, rounds-off a successful year of UK shows, with a one-off at […]

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Robe Creates Enigma In Rome

‘Enigma’ is a spectacular stage-show and centrepiece at the new Cinecitta World visitor attraction in Rome – the first theme park dedicated to the fabulously rich world and history of Italian cinema – which has spawned numerous genius directors like Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, Franco Zeffirelli and many more. Lighting for the 25 minute Enigma […]

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XL Video Supplies Another Successful MTV EMA Event

XL Video travelled to Glasgow to provide LED screens and a projection system for the MTV EMA 2014 staged in the SSE Hydro and presented by Nicki Minaj. The production was designed by Florian Wieder and Matthias Kublik from Wieder Design.  The circular main stage featured a backdrop of LED surrounded by a series of […]

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Robe Rocks The Daisies in SA!

Cape Town South Africa based Kilowatt AV – known for their innovative and imaginative visual designs and roots buried deep in EDM and dance music culture – created a groove-tastic environment for the Electronic Dome stage at the 2014 Rocking The Daisies Festival. It was the fourth year that Kilowatt has been involved with the […]

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Colour Sounds Listens to The Kooks

Talented and innovative lighting / visuals designer Jvan Morandi is enjoying his first tour with the UK indie rockers The Kooks, who have just kicked off a UK and European tour, with lighting, LED screens and several custom elements supplied by west London rental specialist, Colour Sound Experiment. Jvan is not afraid of taking a […]

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First Robe BMFLs Tour UK with Gaslight Anthem

The first of Robe’s new BMFL Spot fixtures to tour in the UK were specified by Boston based lighting designer Jeff Maker for the recent Gaslight Anthem tour  … for which they were purchased by Leeds based rental company Zig Zag Lighting. Jeff – whose CV includes imaginative lighting for several cool ‘alternative’ bands including […]

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Robe LEDWash 600s Add Colour to Botanical Garden

Fifty Robe LEDWash 600s were used for a week long installation to celebrate the inauguration of the new Biodiversity Garden at the famous Orto Botanico di Padova (Padua Botanical Gardens) in Padua, Italy. Founded in 1545 by the Venetian Republic, Orto Botanico di Padova is the world’s oldest academic botanical garden still in its original […]