Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

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LEDBeam 100s for Vasco Rossi Shows

Iconic Italian superstar singer / songwriter Vasco Rossi staged seven phenomenal stadium shows in Rome and Milan this summer playing to over 400,000 fans, complete with a lightshow to match the occasion designed by his long term LD, Giovanni Pinna. Pinna used 68 Robe ROBIN LEDBeam 100s which were used as specials and for highlighting […]

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HSL Helps Control t’force at Emley Moor Mast Installation

Leading UK lighting and visuals rental specialist HSL supplied equipment for a bold, vibrant interactive lighting installation work – ‘Control t’force’ – created by Lighting Designer James Bawn, that illuminated the 330 metre high Emley Moor Mast in west Yorkshire UK, which is the tallest freestanding structure in the UK, an iconic local landmark and […]

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Robe Tops the Class at The Academy

Top nightclub The Academy in Canberra, Australia is benefiting from a new Robe moving light installation which was supplied by locally based Elite Sound & Light and is designed to ensure that their popular EDM club nights and visiting live artists can enjoy the very best lighting and visual experiences. Elite’s Darren Russell was asked […]

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Robe Adds Magic for Summer Night Concert in Vienna

Robe moving lights – 174 in total – were specified by lighting designer Helmut Krammer for the 2014 Summer Night Concert, performed for its eleventh year by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna which provided a sumptuous and beautiful Baroque backdrop to the event. The venue is a UNESCO World Heritage site and […]

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Creating the Light Image

Light Image are a lively, energetic and imaginative lighting design, programming and operating practice based in Utrecht, The Netherlands, comprising three core people – Bas Van Der Peol (LD), Benzo Hagel (LD / operator) and Jeroen Van Der Velden (media servers / technical drawing specialist). L-R: Renzo Hagel, Jeroen van der Velden and Bas van […]

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XL Creates a Sky Full of Video for Coldplay

In support of Coldplay’s latest album ‘Ghost Stories’, XL Video has supplied a state-of-the-art video solution for the televised album launch and worldwide promotional shows, culminating in two sold out shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Setting the Scene The visual concept for these shows was developed jointly by Ben Miles, Paul Normandale, Misty Buckley […]

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Chilfest 2014 A Huge success

Chilfest 2014 – the three day music extravaganza staged in Tring, Hertfordshire, UK and produced by leading production industry technical solution specialist Universal Event Productions (UEP) – was another resounding success! The event, compered by the legendary Keith “Cheggers” Chegwin brought two days of the very best music from the 1980s – indie rock from […]

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Tamia Has Beautiful Surprise in Johannesburg

Canadian singer / songwriter Tamia played three dates on her recent South African tour and for the two Johannesburg shows staged at the Carnival City Big Top Arena, lighting was designed by Magz Schoeman who used Robe moving lights at the core of her rig, including the venue’s new ROBIN Pointes. Schoeman is Head of […]

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HSL Boosts Show-Stopping Prodigy Performance at Sonisphere

Leading UK lighting and visuals rental company HSL supplied an extensive lighting specials package – including 140 new Philips Nitro LED strobes – for the Prodigy’s show-stopping headline performance on Friday night at Sonisphere 2014 in Knebworth Park. Show Designer Andy Hurst has developed the latest unique and spectacular look for the band who are […]

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Pro Audio Stash Launches ZK1 Tablet Stand

Leading UK based 19 inch rack specialist designer, manufacturer and supplier Pro Audio Stash (PAS) launches its new ZK1 tablet stand – a robust, lightweight high quality made-in-the-UK solution for everyone using a tablet as a work surface. It’s particularly appropriate for audio and visuals professionals – including DJs, VJs, sound engineers and backline technicians […]

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Painting With Light Illuminates the 14-18 Spektakel

The amazing 14-18 Spektakel Musical in Mechelen’s Nekkerhal unites a world class production team including Luc Peumans and Painting With Light to commemorate the death and destruction of the First World War which started a century ago in 1914. Painting With Light has worked on many previous projects with show producers Studio 100, and the […]

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Robe for Glasgow 2014

Robe is pleased to announce that it will be supplying in excess of 500 lighting fixtures for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Robe is working with Lighting Designer Tim Routledge on this project, who was the Lead Lighting Programmer for the London 2012 Summer Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies. […]