Check out all our coverage from the show floor at PLASA 2013 from the 6th - 9th October at ExCeL!
Brilliant Stages Build a Man For Take That’s Tour
Take That’s Progress Live 2011 Tour reunited its 5 original performers for the first time in over 15 years as they played to packed stadiums in the band’s biggest tour to date.
There's no Place like the Palladium
L. Frank Baum's novel has been adapted into a hit MGM film, three silent movies, comics, a Broadway musical and countless other stage and amateur productions, so it was only a matter of time before The Wizard of Oz hit the West End.
The future of Channel 69 - what you need to know
By now you have probably heard that in 2012 Ofcom will be clearing out the 800Mhz frequency band which includes Channel 69. If you own any radio microphones or other RF equipment such as IEMs (In Ear Monitors) that operate within this spectrum you will… [more]
The Stage Managers tool kit
Lois Dawson shares with us what every well equipped stage manager should carry with them in their kit.
XL Video is supplying world famous dance company Sadler’s Wells with a projection system for ‘m¡longa’, a new work by the brilliant internationally acclaimed Belgian born choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, which was inspired by the magical communication of tango dancing the intimate, almost conspiratorial social setting of the m¡longa (social tango dances). XL Video’s Ed […]
Live show, event and broadcast video specialist Event Management based in Milan, Italy, expanded their investment in Kinesys automation equipment to service the latest series of the popular TV show, Io Canto. The fourth edition of Io Canto was recorded in Studio 20 of broadcaster Mediaset’s Cologno Monzese complex in Milan and aired nationwide on […]
Brazilian singing brothers Diego & Diogo have recently filmed their debut DVD at the Nestle Auditorium in São José do Rio Pardo, São Paulo, using nearly 150 different Robe fixtures – including the brand new Pointe – with lighting services provided by São Paulo-based Showdesign. Lighting Designer Leonardo Oliveira and Director of Photography Rogério Fernandez, […]
Lighting designers Stefano Limone and Gianfranco Saponaro included 12 x Robe ROBIN Pointes and eight LEDWash 600s in their scheme at the Teatro Franco Parenti, one of the larger venues at the new Elita Ouverture Festival, a celebration of EDM and electronic arts staged at various venues in Milan, Italy. The lighting for the duration […]
Croatian megastar Gibonni recently played a special concert in the Kombank Arena, Belgrade, Serbia in front of 20,000 fans who all went crazy for the occasion! The lighting utilized 22 x Robe ROBIN Pointes and 36 x LEDBeam 100s which were specified by Lighting Designer Sven Kučiniċ. Kučiniċ, based in Zagreb, Croatia started working with […]
XL Video collaborated closely with Ogle Hog to supply video production equipment, expertise and crew to the spectacular 2013 MTV EMAs staged at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam. XL delivered nearly 800 square metres of various LED surfaces, video projections and creative / scenic LED elements plus control and 12 crew under the Project […]
Electronic rock and art fuse in the eclectic, unique and critically acclaimed sound of Phantogram as the duo from New York State are currently enjoying the crest of a wave of anticipation. Lighting Designer Ed Warren – known for his stylish and inventive stagecraft – was asked to create lighting for their latest US and […]
Robe was once again prominent on the lighting spec lists for I Love Techno - one of the best known and most popular annual events in Belgium’s action packed EDM calendar, staged at the Flanders Expo in Ghent. Up to 35,000 techno enthusiasts enjoyed great vibes and an international DJ and artist line up in […]
London, UK based Eclipse Services’ new high quality advanced videoconferencing solution saved the day at a recent conference for multinational engineering and project management consultancy AMEC …. When at the last minute their keynote speaker was told by his doctors not to fly. Ottawa, Canada based global bio-energy products industry expert Don G Roberts, was […]
Lighting designer Andy Hurst created a completely new lighting, set and visual design for the latest Chase & Status UK Arena tour which started off their campaign promoting their new album ‘Brand New Machine’. It’s Hurst’s – well known for this creative flare, imagination and fusion of lighting and visuals mediums into his designs – […]
Robe Lighting enjoyed one of its busiest and best LDI exhibitions to date at the Las Vegas Convention Centre, which saw their stylish, eye-catching all white booth – complete with spectacular lightshow designed by Nathan Wan – win ‘Best Big Booth Design’ category of the 2013 LDI Awards. LDI 2013 was the first big US […]
The first tour for Robe’s new CycFX 8 fixtures is with UK post-punk rockers White Lies, as specified by Lighting Designer Matt Waterfield and supplied by London based lighting and visuals rental specialist, Colour Sound Experiment, who purchased 32 of the units directly off the booth at the PLASA exhibition in October. The critically acclaimed […]