Leisuretec News

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20th July 2018

Sugarland Tour Gets Festive Looks From CLLD and CHAUVET Professional

It isn’t every day that a multi-Grammy winning group with over 15 million album sales to its credit reunites after a five-year hiatus. So, when Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush, the duo that is Sugarland, got together to record their new Still The Same album, they pulled out all the stops, even having superstar Taylor Swift do some songwriting and appear in one of their music videos. Sugar...
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19th July 2018

Martin Audio on a High in Hyde Park

Now enjoying its sixth year at Hyde Park, AEG Live’s Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time (BST) has now settled into a proven and established formula, since its sound reinforcement partners, Capital Sound, and their premier loudspeaker system, Martin Audio’s MLA, have fully optimised the sound site-wide. Maintaining the status quo, Capital have rigged the main stage and outfield id...
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19th July 2018

QSC KS212C Subwoofer Nominated for a 2019 TEC Award

QSC is honoured to announce it has been nominated for a Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award for outstanding technical achievement in the category of sound reinforcement loudspeakers for its KS212C Powered Cardioid Subwoofer. Presented annually by the NAMM Foundation at the NAMM Show, the 2019 NAMM TEC Awards ceremony will be held January 26th in Anaheim, California. Evaluated by a gr...
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12th July 2018

NEXO loudspeakers installed in Europe’s largest food court

A variety of Nexo sound reinforcement loudspeakers have been installed by audio systems integrator TG Baker at the intu Trafford Centre in Greater Manchester. These have been fitted in the atrium space known as The Orient, which is Europe’s largest food court and features more than 30 restaurants, cafes and bars. intu Trafford Centre is the second largest shopping centre in the UK, now owned...
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11th July 2018

Mike Grabowski Lights Unique SNY Studios at 4 World Trade Centre With CHAUVET Professional

SNY Studios at 4 World Trade Centre, the home of the New York Mets, has one of the most unique settings for a broadcast studio anywhere. Located on the 50th floor of 4 World Trade Centre, the studio offers breath-taking views of Manhattan below. For all its glamour and excitement, though, the skyscraper venue presents challenges when it comes to lighting broadcasts. Having enough output during the...
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10th July 2018

Club XL relies on RCF to meet needs of touring and EDM Artists

Club XL in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania celebrated their grand opening recently with a lineup that included Puddle of Mudd, Saving Abel, Tantric, etal. The newest and largest venue in south central Pennsylvania, the club features a mix of live bands along with DJ’s and EDM. Located in a gentrifying industrial area near downtown Harrisburg, Club XL set its sights to be the hottest and latest in c...
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9th July 2018

JBL and Martin Lighting soar at Summerfest 2018

Clearwing Productions deployed a Harman Professional Solutions audio and lighting solution made up of JBL Professional loudspeakers, Crown amplifiers and Martin lighting fixtures at Summerfest 2018. Summerfest features over 1,000 performances across 11 stages and attracts nearly one million people annually. In order to provide premium audio and lighting for the world’s top music artists, Cle...
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9th July 2018

Yamaha Enhances The Sound Of Walkerhill Hotel & Resort

Sitting on the slopes of Achasan Mountain and overlooking the Hangang River, the Walkerhill Hotel & Resort boasts one of the best views of South Korea’s capital, Seoul. The management of the hotel and its trio of high-end venues recently returned to its owners, SK Networks, which has made a significant investment in upgrading all three, including the installation of Yamaha audio equipmen...
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6th July 2018

Cloud Electronics Launches New Range of Energy Efficient Digital Amplifiers

Cloud Electronics, UK has announced its new range of energy efficient, amplifiers with the introduction of its CV-Series digital multi-channel digital 70/100V amplifiers. There are three models in the CV-Series including two, four and eight-channel variants. The first model to launch is the CV8125 eight channel digital amplifier, offering up to 125 watts output per channel at 70 / 100V. The series...
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6th July 2018

Avolites feels the beat at the Billboard Latin Music Conference

The annual Billboard Latin Music Conference landed in Las Vegas in April with a series of star-studded events featuring Avolites-controlled lighting supplied by Miami-based production specialist 3G Productions. The four-day conference was held at The Venetian hotel's Marcello Ballroom and hosted a series of performances and talks from Latin music stars including Steve Aoki, Maluma and Bad Bunny. T...
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4th July 2018

Bonnaroo Festival Grounds Get Magical With 1000 CHAUVET Professional Fixtures

With headliners like Eminem, The Killers, Muse, Sheryl Crow, Paramore and Kaskade, the 17th annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival offered plenty of great music to enjoy. But North America’s largest outdoor festival, which in the past has beguiled fans with sights like “Infinity Mirrors” and its famous arched entrance, has always been about sights as well as sounds. This year&...
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3rd July 2018

Motherwell Concert Hall opts for RCF D-Line

Premium RCF D-Line process-controlled line arrays have been specified and installed at Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre in Scotland. Originally opened in 1970, Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre has played host to numerous theatrical shows, national performing companies, Awards Ceremonies and national icons from Paul Weller to Bob the Builder. More recently the venue underwent a £6millio...
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2nd July 2018

London’s Royal Academy Books NEXO STM for Prestigious Party

The annual Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts is one of the highlights of London’s cultural season, and its VIP Preview Party is attended by the elite from the art and fashion world as well as wealthy buyers.  The famous Burlington House courtyard is turned into a concert venue for the event, and this year, the champagne set was entertained by chart-topping singer-songwriter...
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2nd July 2018

Martin Audio Installed in Guerra’s Bachata Rosa Restaurant

Sound Video Lighting of Santo Domingo recently installed a full complement of Martin Audio CDD speakers in Juan Luis Guerra’s popular Bachata Rosa restaurant as part of a comprehensive AV upgrade. Guerra is a Dominican singer, songwriter, composer, and producer who has sold over 30 million records and won numerous awards including 18 Latin Grammys, two Grammys, and two Latin Billboard Music ...
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29th June 2018

ETC lights up Geneva International Motor Show 2018

The Geneva International Motor Show attracts more than 700,000 visitors every year and hosts the largest and most renowned car manufacturers from around the globe. It is one of the world’s three most prestigious and influential car shows, alongside the Detroit Auto Show and the IAA in Frankfurt. This year in Geneva, Source Four fixtures from ETC were among the luminaires selected to highligh...
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27th June 2018

Lighting Designers Use CHAUVET DJ to Make Redbull 3Style World DJ Championships Shine

There was no shortage of excitement at the Redbull 3Style World DJ Championships, as 24 of the best DJs from around the world performed before huge crowds and a glittering panel of celebrity judges that included the legendary Jazzy Jeff, DJ Craze and Nina Las Vegas. Lending some riveting visuals to the event, which took place over four days in February, was a massive collection of lighting fixture...
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27th June 2018

Master the basics: Meet the DDJ-400 controller for rekordbox dj by Pioneer DJ

If you want to try DJing at home and see how far you can take it, Pioneer DJ have created the perfect controller to learn on: the DDJ-400. Made for dedicated use with our professional performance application, rekordbox dj (free licence key included), the 2-channel DDJ-400 is designed to help you get the most from the new features coming to the software with the release of rekordbox™ ver 5.3 ...
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26th June 2018

Technical Arts chooses K-array for Glazier’s Hall

Originally constructed in 1808, Glazier’s Hall is characterised by a blend of refined tradition and contemporary design. Sat beside the Thames, the building offers seven strikingly individual spaces for corporate events and functions. It also adjoins the historical London Bridge - a distinction made all the more tangible following the completion of the London Bridge Arches, a new subterranea...
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25th June 2018

XDJ-RX2 wins Pro Mobile Award for New Playback Product, 2018

Pioneer DJ is proud to announce that the XDJ-RX2 all-in-one DJ system for rekordbox has been voted New Playback Product of the Year. Pioneer DJ’s all-in-one DJ System, the XDJ-RX2, has recently been named New Playback Product of the Year at the inaugural Pro Mobile Awards held in Solihull, UK. Developed to celebrate the mobile DJ industry's leading brands and products, the awards are vo...
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21st June 2018

SEL Acquire Martin Audio WPC with Leisuretec's Support

Customers of Leisuretec and longstanding events company Sussex Events Ltd have become one of the first businesses in the UK to purchase the Wavefront Precision Line Array system from Martin Audio.  This new breed of medium-format optimised line array features a three-way bi-amp system consisting of horn-loaded low-frequency, mid and HF sections to raise efficiency and increase output. Additio...
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21st June 2018

QSC Adds Automatic Microphone Mixing to TouchMix-30 Pro

QSC, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Automatic Microphone Mixing (Auto Mix) to the company’s popular TouchMix-30 Pro digital mixer. Providing two independent processors available to all of the mixer’s 24 Mic/Line inputs, the easy-to-configure and use Auto Mix function delivers advanced gain sharing capabilities to audio professionals for applications such as conferences, pre...
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20th June 2018

Martin by HARMAN showcase events at Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Following a very successful ABTT Theatre Show - where the MAC Encore Wash picked up Best Lighting Product at the Association's annual awards - Sound Technology Ltd, distributor of Martin by HARMAN in the UK, has announced showcase events at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry on the 8th and 9th August. There are morning and afternoon sessions on both days, from 10.30 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 16:30. On the...
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19th June 2018

The Audio Evolution of the Madison Luther Church with RCF

In 1905 Evangelical Lutheran national church leaders envisioned a new mission in Madison, Wisconsin that would use English as the primary language and service the students at the University of Wisconsin. With that, a small Bible study group founded Luther Memorial. From these humble beginnings, the congregation grew and in 1923 they dedicated their new church building, hailed as the “Cathedr...
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18th June 2018

iHeartRadio Theatre Creates Dynamic Lightshow for Charlie Puth Album Release Party

Thursday May 10 was just another day for millions in Manhattan, but for a select number of Charlie Puth fans attending his album release party at the iHeartRadio Theatre, it brought memories that will last a lifetime. Hours before the official release of Puth’s long-awaited sophomore LP “Voicemates,” these lucky few were treated to a very personal 13-song set by the Grammy-nomina...
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18th June 2018

Allen & Heath wins Best of Show award

Allen & Heath’s  SQ-7 digital mixer won the Best of Show award the 2018 InfoComm Show. The prize was awarded by NewBay Media’s Pro Audio Group, who highlighted the desk’s technical performance, value, versatility and reliability. Allen & Heath held SQ-7 training sessions at the event and also introduced interactive video displays for its ME Personal Monitoring system...
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