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XL Video Brings a Glow to Red Rocks for Bassnectar

Continuing their work with some of the world’s highest profile EDM artists, XL Video worked with DJ/Producer Bassnectar to light up Colorado’s legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater with an abundance of LED, as well as supply control systems and crew for two shows in late May. This year marks the 5th year Bassnectar has played at […]

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Another Glorious Glasto for Robe

Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, the UK’s highest profile and best known festival event once again proves a massive hit for Robe moving lights – over 600 of which were deployed on a multiplicity of stages site-wide, including in major creative areas like Arcadia’s giant spider spectacular show and legendary underground dance destination, Block […]

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CORE Lighting Expands Range with Strip Point

UK LED manufacturer CORE Lighting expands its range of innovative wireless LED technology with the StripPoint battery powered LED batten which joins the current range of robust products. The trend and demand for good quality wireless LED fixtures for all types of events continues to grow, and CORE’s success capitalises on good design, sharp pricing […]

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CPL Returns to Glasto for Arcadia Spectacular and Hell

West Midlands based Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) returned to Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts as part of the incredible and unique Arcadia Spectacular, for which the west Midlands based company provided Panasonic projection onto the legs of the giant spider. The massive construction lurked ominously on what is now a designated area of the […]

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Fine Time for Fineline at Glastonbury 2015

Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts (Glasto to regulars), arguably the world’s best known and highest profile festival presented another fantastically diverse melting pot of music, performance, entertainment, culture and fun from around the globe descending on the massive Worthy Farm site at Pilton in Somerset. Bristol based lighting and visuals specialist Fineline Lighting renewed […]

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Colour Sound Experiments at Glastonbury 2015

West London based lighting and video rental specialist Colour Sound Experiment supplied  lighting and visuals equipment to some of the coolest, most creative elements of another hugely dynamic 2015 Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts …  including Arcadia, Block 9, The Common and The Glade. The crew of 25 was chiefed by Andy Melleney, and […]

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Stockholm Stadsteater Purchases BMFL Blades

Stockholm’s Stadsteater, one of the most prestigious venues in the Swedish capital, has confirmed an order for 12 x BMFL Blades … which will be added to a growing inventory of Robe moving lights in the house. It is the first theatre in the country to invest in Robe’s ‘game-changing’ BMFL range which will be […]

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Adlib Enjoys 5 Seconds of Summer!

Adlib were delighted to be chosen as the sound supplier for the European & UK leg of the recent 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) “Rock Out with your Socks Out” tour as the career trajectory of this massively successful Australian punk / power rock band continues to soar to intergalactic levels! The boys, Michael Clifford, […]

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Illuminating St Petersburg

Two leading Russian rental companies – TOK Improvisation and Translight – both based in St Petersburg, joined forces to supply over 200 Robe moving lights to a large 2-day celebration event staged over a recent weekend in Dvortsovaya Square, right in the heart of the city. The first day honoured the local hockey team – […]

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XL Video Meets The Vamps

XL Video, working for Production North, supplied all video production – LED Screens, IMAG cameras / PPU and crew – for the most recent UK tour by hi-energy pop-rockers, The Vamps. The tour included several arena shows and was the largest to date for the rising stars who originally met via You Tube around 2012, […]

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Robe Takes a Ride at Liseberg

Legendary Liseberg – with its giant wooden tracked ‘Balder’ roller-coaster that dominates Gothenburg’s skyline – is one of the most visited amusement parks in Scandinavia, attracting around 3 million visitors a year. Opened in 1923, it’s also reckoned to be one of the best attractions in the world, with a lively mix of activities offering […]

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Robe and the Almost Upside Down Lighting Plot!

Each year Caravan Stage take their unique venue – the 30 meter (nearly 100 feet) tall ship Amara Zee – on tour to a selection of coastal cities – with a stunning and provocative production, and the 2015 season kicked off with a continuation of their hugely successful experimental musical “Hacked: The Treasure of the […]