GLP fixtures shine for Madrid’s Coca-Cola Music Experience

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The recent two-day festival, held at the Caja Mágica in Madrid, included a show for 23,000 people and was accompanied by a simultaneous live stream.

Entrusted with the lighting design was locally based LD and programmer, CaCo García, He selected more than 300 GLP fixtures, which were supplied by PRG. These comprised 120 JDC1, 50 impression X4 Bar 10, 72 impression X4 Bar 20 and 60 X5 Wash.

“Since GLP is a benchmark for quality and good performance in all its equipment, the combination of different fixtures deployed more than covered all our needs. Devices such as the X4 Bar 10 or 20 and the JDC1 offered us infinite possibilities,” he remarked. “But I should give special mention to the impression X5 Wash for its power, optical system and light quality. The X5s have ergonomics that facilitate full integration into lighting and set designs.”

Features of GLP’s latest wash light template include 19 40W RGBL LEDs, this enabled board operator Miguel Hidalgo, aboard his grandMA desk, to give full rein to his light show, as CaCo explains: “With 10 hours’ duration on each day, it was important to be able to offer variants and alternatives for each performance. The overall design itself was marked by round shapes and the transmission of energy, in all its different variants, while creating an immersive experience for the entire audience.”

He said this was achieved by programming pixel-mappable fixtures like the impression X4 Bars and JDC1 “in their optimum DMX working modes in order to provide many programming possibilities. Consequently, this enabled us to project an almost infinite number of lighting variables.”

Acts included leading Spanish and international artists, including Ozuna, Quevedo, Lali, La La Love You, Yungblud, Nil Moliner, María Becerra, Ava Max, Maikel Delacalle, Dylan, Luc Loren, Paula Koops and Ters.

Others involved in the technical team included Óscar Fernández (festival director and production manager), Juan Manuel Lázaro (video operator), Francis Viñolo (artistic director), Cristina Agulló (scenography) and Alex Aparicio (technical and band coordination).