Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

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Robe BMFL Spots for Namibian Annual Music Awards

Celebrating the very best of Namibian musical and recording talent, the 2015 Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) was staged at the Swakopmund Indoor Sports Centre, in the coastal city of the same name, with full technical production delivered by Windhoek based dB Audio Namibia for producers Rockstar 4000. The eye-catching lighting scheme was created by […]

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Revolutionary new i-Pix Db1 Fixture makes Dance Event Debut at 10×10

i-Pix’s unique new db1 video / beam light-source made its UK dance event debut at the 2015 Manchester International Festival (MIF)’s ‘10×10 Day & Night’, a special two night collaboration between  MIF and The Warehouse Project (WHP) to celebrate 10 years of both events in the city of Manchester. Manchester based lighting specialist dbn was […]

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Robe BMFL Spots Funk Up Paolo Nutini

Multi award-winning, multi-talented, chart-topping singer songwriter Paolo Nutini recently played a concert at Millennium Square in Leeds, UK, right in the city centre, for which the production (flown) lighting rig of Robe BMFLs, Pointes and LEDWash 600s was supplied by locally based Zig Zag Lighting for event promoter Futuresound Events. Paolo’s lighting designer Jason Hyne […]

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XL Video Supports Nordoff Robbins for 40th O2 Silver Clef Awards Anniversary

XL Video continues its relationship with the Nordoff Robbins music therapy charity, sponsoring the Artist Films for the O2 Silver Clef Awards for the third consecutive year, and by supplying the live video production and technology for the 2015 awards event. At this year’s awards, which honoured music artists including Iron Maiden, Il Divo, Duran […]

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Robe Joins The Nobility

Gebr. de Nobel (Nobel Brothers) is a brand new live performance venue located on the busy, animated thoroughfare of Marktsteeg in Leiden, Netherlands, complete with a brand new Robe moving light rig specified and supplied by Benelux distributor Controllux to the delight of the technical crew led by Head of Production & Technical Affairs, Bart […]

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Robe Enjoys Mediatech 2015

Robe was right at the centre of the buzz at the 2015 Mediatech Africa expo in Johannesburg last week, taking their own stand space for the first time alongside that of distributor DWR, one of South Africa’s leading lighting sales companies. With over 8000 visitor pre-registrations – and a significant number of additional walk-ups over […]

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Robe Ups the Suwannee River Jam

The legendary Suwannee River is enshrined in folklore and history – the wild backwater river rises in the Okefenokee Swamp emerging at Fargo, Georgia, passes through southern Georgia and northern Florida for 246 miles before flowing out into the Gulf of Mexico near the town of … Suwannee. The Suwanee River Jam is a popular […]

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XL Video Creates a Smart Solution for ‘Pointless’ Scoring Tower

Continuing its work on ‘Pointless’, the popular game show created by Remarkable Television, part of the Endemol Shine Group, XL Video has created a new version of the show’s LED scoreboard. For the latest ‘Pointless’ recordings, filmed at the BBC’s Elstree Television Studios, the production team asked XL Video to create a new rigging solution […]

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Herbert Grönemeyer Gets Some WIgenuis

Engineering and automation specialist WIcreations designed and built the six moving video pods which are the major structural element of the current Herbert Grönemeyer tour, which features another innovative and interesting stage design by Gunther Hecker of Cue Design. Grönemeyer’s music and message for this tour is straightforward and uncomplicated, so Gunther’s design was based […]

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Robe Rocks 2015 CMT Awards with Over 250 Fixtures

Tom Kenny is used to designing amazing, eye-catching lightshows for high profile TV events and loves a good challenge, so making the 2015 Country Music Television (CMT Music) Awards in Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN, look “out of this world” really energized his creative spirit! Tom worked in close collaboration with a skilled and highly imaginative […]

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Elite Multimedia Invests in Robe

Nashville based rental and production specialist Elite Multimedia has made its first Robe purchase! Twenty CycFX 8 fixtures are going out on country star Luke Bryan’s new tour as specified by Lighting Designer Justin Kitcheman from FadeUp Design. Says Jason “Cannonball” Jenkins, Elite’s Head of Lighting, “I like the fact that the fixture has a […]

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A Haven for Robe

Robe MiniMe and LEDBeam 100 fixtures are proving a perfect choice to help bring the atmosphere alive at Haven in South Beach, Miami, a trendy eatery, lounge and nightclub known for its eye-catching video wall, cool music, onyx bar and tasty mix of organic eats and exotic cocktails, all available to the in crowd until […]