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International News

  • Primal Scream Tours U.K. and Ireland with DiGiCo SD12 Consoles at FOH and Monitors

    FOH Staff | International News | February 18, 2020GLASGOW, Scotland - FOH engineer Chris Martin and monitor engineer Gerry Colclough have been using DiGiCo SD12 consoles for rock band Primal Scream’s most recent tour. The FOH setup includes a shared single SD-Rack on an optical loop running at 48kHz, with a Waves server connected via MADI to a DiGiGrid MGB interface. Read More...
  • Fire Fight Australia Concert Raises $9.5+ Million for Bushfire Relief

    FOH Staff | International News | February 18, 2020SYDNEY - Fire Fight Australia drew 70,000 to Sydney’s ANZ Stadium for 9.5 hours of music on Feb. 16 that included a Queen + Adam Lambert throwback to the original band’s 22-minute set during Live Aid in 1985. Other acts included Five Seconds of Summer, Michael Bublé, Alice Cooper, k.d. lang, John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John. The event, broadcast live in Australia and taped for U.S. and U.K. broadcasts, raised more than $9.5 million, and merchandise sales continue. Read More...
  • Cultural Center in Finland Equipped with Allen & Heath dLive

    FOH Staff | International News | February 18, 2020INARI, Finland - The Sámi Cultural Centre Sajos renovated its main auditorium, equipping it with new technology including an Allen & Heath dLive mixing system. Pictured here is lead engineer Janne Lappalainen with the dLive S7000. Finnish distributor F-Pro fitted the console with a Dante card for virtual soundcheck and multi-track recording and a Waves card, paired with a CDM48 MixRack. Read More...
  • Britannia Row Supports Cirque du Soleil’s “Luzia” at the Royal Albert Hall

    FOH Staff | International News | February 17, 2020LONDON - Cirque du Soleil returned to London’s Royal Albert Hall (RAH) on Jan. 12 for an eight-week run, bringing Luzia to Europe for the first time. Britannia Row Productions supplied the L-Acoustics sound system including main hangs of Kara and SB18 subs, additional SB18 sub hangs, and Arcs and X8s for fills and surround, along with processing and installation technicians. Read More...
  • “Kinky Boots” Production at Teatro Astral in Buenos Aires Mixed on dLive

    FOH Staff | International News | February 13, 2020BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The Teatro Astral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, relies upon an Allen & Heath dLive digital mixing system for the launch of the Broadway musical Kinky Boots, which had its opening night in January. The setup includes a dLive C3500 surface, which uses around 80 input channels and more than 100 scene changes during the show, paired with a CDM48 MixRack, which is fitted with a Dante card for multitrack recording and playback. Read More...
  • Lawo Celebrates 50 Years of Engineering the Future

    FOH Staff | International News | February 11, 2020RASTATT, Germany – Lawo launched its 50th anniversary celebrations in January at the company’s hometown in Rastatt, Germany. More details from Lawo (www.lawo.com): Lawo launched its 50th anniversary celebrations in January with a Michelin-star studded party for its 300-plus employees in the company’s hometown in Rastatt, close to the Rhine River and the Black Forest […] Read More...
  • Riedel Provides Comms System for Belgium’s Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie

    FOH Staff | International News | February 11, 2020BRUSSELS, Belgium – The historic Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, also known as the De Munt Theatre, has upgraded its entire staff communications infrastructure based on intercom equipment from Riedel Communications. More details from Riedel (www.riedel.net): Consisting of the Artist digital matrix intercom, Bolero wireless intercom in both integrated and standalone modes, and SmartPanel multifunctional […] Read More...
  • Ampco Flashlight Chosen as Technical Supplier for Eurovision Song Contest 2020

    FOH Staff | International News | February 11, 2020UTRECHT, The Netherlands – Ampco Flashlight noted that it has been selected to supply audio, lights and rigging for the 65th Eurovision Song Contest to be held in the Rotterdam Ahoy Arena, broadcast live in May 2020. Although the first equipment load-in and build-up commences early April, preparations are already in full swing. Read More...
  • “Tang Dynasty Legend Songzhou – Wengcheng” Theatrical Production Heard via JBL System

    FOH Staff | International News | February 11, 2020SONGPAN COUNTY, China - Qinhuangdao Jiayun Electric Appliance Co., Ltd. recently deployed a complete JBL Professional audio system for the theatrical production “Tang Dynasty Legend Songzhou - Wengcheng” staged by the Songpan County Party Committee and County Government. Read More...
  • Italy’s iMput Orders Newton Units from Outline

    FOH Staff | International News | February 10, 2020TREVISO, Italy – IMPUTLEVEL Group (iMput) has three of Outline’s Newton units and plans to take delivery of a fourth unit. Nicola Mazzotti Pugliese, audio chief and one of iMput’s PA Managers, discussed how the company puts Outline’s FPGA technology to good use. More details from Outline (www.outline.it): Founded in 1992 by Gianni De Masi […] Read More...
  • L-Acoustics Rolls Out L-ISA Auditoria Globally

    FOH Staff | International News | February 7, 2020MARCOUSSIS, France – L-Acoustics is rolling out L-ISA Auditoria in strategic locations around the globe. Pictured here is the The L-ISA mixing suite in Westlake Village, CA. More details from L-Acoustics (www.l-acoustics.com): Now, demonstrations, training or mixing sessions of L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology can be accessed in dozens of locations in L-ISA Auditoria designed […] Read More...
  • ALIEN•C Nightclub in Yinchuan, China Installs PK Sound Loudspeakers

    FOH Staff | International News | February 7, 2020YINCHUAN, Ningxia, China – ALIEN•C in Yinchuan has become the first in a series of massive nightclub venues in China to feature a full PK Sound loudspeaker system. More details from PK Sound (www.pksound.ca): The 37,000-square-foot club features a roughly 11,000-square-foot main floor powered by two hangs of Trinity 10 line arrays, a separate VIP […] Read More...
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