Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

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Robe Shines Bright at 2015 PALME Middle East Expo in Dubai

Robe continued its BIG impact international trade show strategy at the Dubai International Conference & Exhibition Centre for PALME Middle East 2015, with the company presenting their largest booth to date at this show  … and also the biggest booth on the show floor! Robe’s General Manager for the Middle East Elie Battah and his […]

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HSL Helps Take Halifax Transmitting Tower to New Heights

New levels of colour and imagination graced the familiar landmark of the Halifax Transmitting Tower in a special one night light installation “Ploughcroft Eco Northern Lights”  designed by James Bawn, which illuminated the 45.7 metre (150ft) relay mast located on the top of Southowram bank, overlooking the Yorkshire, UK, town of Halifax. Lighting equipment was […]

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Colour Sound Crosses Great Divide with Twin Atlantic

West London rental specialist Colour Sound Experiment supplied lighting and video for the latest leg of Glasgow alt rockers Twin Atlantic’s ongoing “Great Divide” album tour, working with Lighting and Visuals Designer Paul McAdams who has evolved an edgy and vibrant show to match the band’s massive energy. This latest run of gigs – which […]

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Robe for New Titanic Dance Show

Lighting Designer Conleth White asked leading Irish technical production and rental company Just Lite to supply lighting for the Irish premier of “Titanic Dance” which was staged at the Millennium Forum Theatre in Derry. The all-new Irish dance sensation – due to tour in 2016 – has a narrative based around the world’s most famous […]

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Adlib Stages Audio ‘Technology Days’ at O2 Academy Glasgow

Following the highly successful January launch of Adlib’s Scottish office which is headed by Graham Cochrane, the company staged two technology based open days at the Glasgow O2 Academy live music venue, showcasing some of the latest innovations available from premium brand partners including L-ACOUSTICS, Soundcraft, DPA Microphones and SSL. A wide selection of industry […]

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Robe LEDWashes 1200s ‘Be Lucky’ with The Who

The Who are amongst the world’s ‘greatest’ and most influential rock bands, with a reputation for great music, uncompromisingly edgy lyrics, fast-and-furious live performances and shouting out for the mod generation. Add the countless innovative studio albums, 100 million plus records sold and a career spanning over 50 years, and the word ‘legendary’ is no […]

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Robe Makes Impact at Sound Check Xpo

Robe made a big impact at the 2015 Sound Check Xpo in Mexico City working closely with its Mexican distributor Vari Internacional, who this year swapped the space they had occupied in recent years for a larger, more visible booth in Olmeca III, an environment offering full control over surrounding noise, ambient lighting, etc. This […]

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S+H Sparkles at 2015 Herald Business Awards

Terry Murtha and the team at S+H Technical supplied a spectacular selection of starcloth, soft goods and video products – adding plenty of sparkle and razzmatazz – to the 2015 Herald Business Awards, which celebrated the brightest and best local business achievements in a – literally – glittering event at the Plymouth Pavilion venue in […]

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CPL Assists 20th Anniversary Celebrations

Following the success of last year’s annual conference, accounting specialists Tax Assist again turned to Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) to deliver full technical production and design – sound, lighting, video, rigging and staging – for their 2015 event, which had the added resonance of also being their 20th anniversary. The format of the show in […]

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Robe BMFLs for Yukari Tamura at the Budokan

Popular Japanese singer, voice actress and anime (animation) artist Yukari Tamura played two shows – ‘Lantana in the Moonlight Live 2015’ – for 20,000 devoted fans at the iconic Nippon Budokan venue in Chiyoda, Tokyo … which were lit with around 250 Robe fixtures including 24 x Robe BMFL Spots in a design by Mr […]

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XL Video Supply Launch of P&O Cruises’ Newest Cruise Ship, Britannia

Working with their client, Under The Radar, XL Video supplied outdoor LED screens and a multi-channel camera system for the naming of P&O Cruises’ newest luxury ship, Britannia. The ship, which is over 300 metres long, was officially named at a traditional ceremony in Southampton. In order to ensure the visiting dignitaries had an excellent […]

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Robe Reverses Polarity for ‘Return to the Forbidden Planet’ Tour

Bob Carlton’s cult high speed, hi-energy intergalactic musical romp – very loosely based on Fred M. Wilcox’s classic 1956 sci-fi movie “Forbidden Planet” – echoing Shakespeare’s The  Tempest with extra hallucinogenic qualities, pumping 1950s and 60s jukebox soundtrack and a cast of highly talented actor / musicians … celebrates 25 years with this special UK […]