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Vari-Lite is a Bright Idea for Marillion’s orchestral spectacular

For Marillion’s orchestral UK tour dates in November, lighting designer Yenz Nyholm chose the remarkable light output and colour mixing ability of the VL2600 Wash fixture from Vari-Lite. The ‘Marillion With Friends From The Orchestra’ tour saw the band joined by string quartet, In Praise Of Folly, plus Emma Halnan on

Robe T1s for Amelie Production

Elliot Griggs chose Robe’s T1 Profiles to provide major key lighting for Amélie the Musical, a new production first staged at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury, UK, which then undertook a nationwide UK and Irish tour and is now playing at The Other Palace in London until the start of February. Elliot

Ayrton Perseo Builds Castle of Light in Edinburgh

There are few cities blessed with a more spectacular landscape than Edinburgh. Overlooking the city’s Old Town and with views stretching from the heights of Arthur’s Seat and the Palace of Holyrood to the Palladian elegance of the Georgian architecture north of Princes Street is Edinburgh Castle. As well as housing

Point Source Microphones Deliver New Solutions for Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman and Sandy Cameron As Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas toured the UK at the end of 2019, virtuoso violinist Sandy Cameron was presented with a new miking technique thanks to Point Source Audio’s EMBRACE EO-8WL earmount microphone. The on-ear, as opposed to on-instrument solution, came from Emmy-winning audio engineer

Primal Scream Get Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll With DiGiCo

Formed in 1982 in Scotland, rock band Primal Scream released their third compilation album, Maximum Rock 'n' Roll: The Singles in 2019, containing 17 tracks spanning the period from 1986 to 2016. In support of the new album, the band announced a major winter tour of the UK and Ireland

Green Hippo Drives the Visuals for Spotify’s Who We Be Live

Green Hippo’s Hippotizer Media Servers were chosen by video director Jay Baker of Creative Video Design to drive the visuals for Spotify Presents: Who We Be Live 2019. Performed live at the O2 Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, the Spotify show was part of its award-winning series of events featuring the UK

Green Hippo on the Ball at Soccer AM

Image © Malcolm Reed Lighting Director Malcolm Reed used Green Hippo’s Hippotizer Media Server technology to manage the visuals for rapper Jay1’s performance on the UK’s popular football show, Soccer AM. Filmed at London’s Sky Sports Studios, the 90-minute show, which airs on Saturday mornings, includes a section where music artists from across

GLP X4 Bar 20s Provide Leading Edge for AJ Tracey at Ally Pally

Lighting designer James Scott (of Suluko) specified 96 impression X4 Bar 20 battens from GLP when London-based rapper / producer AJ Tracey played two shows at Alexandra Palace (Ally Pally) recently. The gigs were the culmination of a long year in which Scott had been an essential part of the artist’s

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