Allen & Heath dLive and Avantis at the BME Sessions 2020

For several years, the British Music Embassy has hosted a live showcase for the hottest new British musicians at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Texas. When this year’s event was cancelled at short notice, the BME and its partners worked around the clock to put together an alternative broadcast event in London. To keep the mixing system as close to the original plan as possible, Allen & Heath loaded a van with dLive and Avantis systems and headed for Production Park’s The Mill studio.

Elation Professional Presents the Rayzor 760 and Proteus Rayzor 760

Elation Professional has released a new video on its Rayzor 760 and weatherproof Proteus Rayzor 760 showing how its unique SparkLED effect can transform a stage.

Beam, Wash or Sparkle – this multi-functional luminaire offers features like continuous pan & tilt rotation and super wide 5 to 77-degree zoom while giving designers a fresh and innovative way of creating interest on stage.



Pangolin Launches the Quick Hints Series

Pangolin has streamlined its support and educational processes.

Among these processes has been a plan to create updated and easy to follow tutorial videos for its BEYOND software. This resulted in the creation of its three-phase series of tutorial videos called “QuickHints”; the series ranges from Beginner, Intermediate to Expert.

The idea behind these Quick Hints videos is to help new users quickly and efficiently learn how to use the BEYOND software. Each video is designed to be as short as possible, while providing all the necessary information you should know about the different tools and functions inside of BEYOND.

Electric Forest Music Festival Transformed Using Projection Mapping

The Electric Forest Music Festival transformed Sherwood Forest into an imagination-fueled amusement park through dazzling projection mapping. Watch to see how more than 40 Epson projectors were placed throughout the festival to create 10+ original projection-mapped art installations.

LITEC PR60 Revolution

LITEC has just released a new, dynamic video on that shows its PR60 Revolution truss in action.

The PR60 is a new, revolutionary pre-rig truss solution that allows for the quick and easy mounting of light fixtures at almost any position along the length of the truss by a single person.

Specifically designed for touring, it allows for super quick set-up/breakdown and requires less space for transport and storage.

WOMAD 2019 d&b Soundscape stage

The d&b Soundscape stage offered audiences at WOMAD 2019 an immersive festival experience and featured a variety of artists from around the world, including Saving Grace feat. Suzi Dian and Robert Plant, Szun Waves, and Muthoni Drummer Queen. Get a technical insight into d&b Soundscape in a Festival environment, as the FoH Engineers and Stage Manager at WOMAD talk about their experience with this creative tool for artists and engineers.

Milos’ New Ultimate Hinge Explained

Watch the latest video release on about the new Ultimate Hinge from Milos. Norbert Tripp is back again to explain the design of the Ultimate Hinge, its feature set, loading capacity factors and the self-balancing act it achieves when attached to your truss spans.

Marshall Introduces New CV503 & CV506 Cameras

Marshall Electronics recently introduced the new CV503-WP All-Weather Full-HD Miniature Camera, which rounds out the updated release of its new HD Miniature and Compact cameras line. This new generation of Marshall cameras represents the next step for Marshall’s offerings for point-of-view videography in sports broadcast, reality TV, and live events.

Getting to Know the EXE Rise Hoist Range

In the newest video release on, Adam Beaumont (UK – EXE Technology Brand Manager) introduces you to the popular EXE RISE electric hoist range, which is one of the EXE Technology product families. In the video, Adam gives an overview of the EXE RISE range, highlighting its different models, features of each, configuration accessories and lifting load capabilities.

Smode User Series Featuring Étienne de Crécy

Etienne de Crécy’s Space Echo tour includes summer concerts and festival dates. Watch the first episode of the Meet the Smode Users video series featuring Etienne de Crécy below.

AO Drones – Spectacular Drone Light Shows

AO’s brand new drone division creates and implements worldwide spectacular choreographies and images in the sky. For all types and sizes of events and performances.

Norbert Tripp Discusses the Beaufort Scale for

In this newest video release on, Area Four Industries Technical Director Dipl-Ing. Norbert Tripp discusses the history of the Beaufort scale and how it works. He dives into the differences between wind speed, wind force and wind pressure, and how this scale is used to measure them.

By the end of the video, you’ll have a far better understanding of the Beaufort scale and why it’s important for helping ensure the safety of your truss structures.

Prolights PL+S 2019 Time-Code Light Show

Designed by Kuba Czarnik, a brief look at the 2019 range of Prolights luminaries in action at Prolight+Sound 2019.

Shure Bodypack Receivers Raise The Bar For In-Ear Personal Monitoring Systems

Artists and engineers around the world depend on Shure PSM In-Ear Personal Monitoring Systems to deliver a great performance. Now new P9RA+ and P10R+ bodypack receivers* significantly enhance the industry’s favourite in-ear monitoring systems with even more headroom, better stereo separation and higher fidelity, along with strengthened RF stability, increased protection against RF dropouts and extended battery life.

* Backwards-compatible with existing PSM 900 and PSM 1000 systems.


Getting Behind the Scenes at 40-45

Four of the technical partners – Fisheye, Painting with Light, PRG Belgium and WIcreations – involved in the ground breaking 40-45 Spektakel Musical production being staged at the Pop-Up Theatre in Puurs, Belgium, by Studio 100 are featured in a Behind the Scenes (BTS) movie.

Shot in 4K during the set up and first weeks of the production, the BTS movie features clips from the show itself plus extensive and exclusive interviews with director Frank Van Laecke, technical director Bart Caels (Tour Manager for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds) from B-Art Production Design, creative lighting expert and video designer Luc Peumans, innovative entertainment engineering specialist Hans Willems, Fisheye director Stijn Slabbinck – in charge of several scenic masterpieces – and Tom Van Hemelryck from PRG who provided lighting and rigging equipment.

Prolights Preview New Products for Prolight + Sound

Prolights will be at Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt from 2nd-5th April 2019 – Hall 12.1 Stand D40. Where they will be unveiling new products that will ‘set a new standard of whites and colours’.

TPi Awards 2019

Congratulations to all of the winners and thank you to our sponsors and supporters.

PK Sound – Can Your Line Array Do This?

See how the Trinity Advanced Robotic line array system can improve your show experience.