History

Did the earth move for you?

2 Feb 2021

Duncan Fry recalls being in Santa Monica, California during the 1994 earthquake that topped out at 6.7 on the Richter scale.

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Gary Pritchard

28 Jan 2021

A profile of one Australia’s pioneer lighting technicians, Gary Pritchard – Mr LSC.

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Roger Foley of Ellis D. Fogg

7 Jan 2021

A profile of Australian lighting designer Roger Foley of / AKA Ellis D. Fogg from CX Magazine, September 2012.

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This Could Be Serious

18 Dec 2020

Dope, diesel, and degradation – just a few of themes covered in this sample chapter from Julius Grafton’s new book ‘This Could Be Serious.’

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World’s First Fully Decentralised Remote Show Event

16 Dec 2020

Director in Vienna, LD in Munich, lighting operator in Frankfurt, FOH and broadcast sound mixed in Cologne, sound recording in New York. All in real time.

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30 YEARS, STILL RIGHT HERE – CX Turns 30

16 Dec 2020

Still proudly in print, plus digital, with all back issues online. And we survived 2020!

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What’s A PA System?

27 Nov 2020

Duncan Fry recalls the first real P.A. system his band hired from McLean Sound.

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JANDS turns 50

25 Nov 2020

Australia’s largest theatre and audio visual technology distribution company celebrates 50 years continual ownership on Friday, capping a remarkable five decades that closely tracks the history of live production and indeed Australian Rock and Roll.

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Changing Days of Troy

29 Oct 2020

In October 1997 Peter Troy sold Troy Balance – a powerhouse production firm in the 1980s – making CMI the prime focus for the brothers Trojkovic. Also, a rewind to a 1991 profile of Troy Balance.

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Crestron: Who is in Control Here?

16 Oct 2020

Crestron was started in 1972 by New Jersey-ite George Feldstein. Still a private company, CX Magazine talks with Crestron ANZ’s Stuart Craig about the brand and how they are faring during the global upheaval.

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Sydney Olympics, September 2000

28 Sep 2020

Gold for the Production. Twenty years ago the Sydney Olympics was the biggest event staged in Australia and Connections Magazine was there with comprehensive coverage of the AV production.

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My Early Days of Audio Part 2

28 Aug 2020

How it came to be that The Harris Tweed Trouser Band headlined the Millicent Pop Festival, using Yamaha’s TA-series as backline.

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