News

Support Act’s first mental health survey: The results

25 May 2022

Just over 1,300 people who work professionally in the music and live performing arts industries took part in the survey in March and April this year nationally, and the results are a stark wake-up call for the sector

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Gobotech is Growing!

25 May 2022

Gobotech has been manufacturing gobos in Australia since 1996 and for the last twelve and nine years respectively, Melanie and Sara have been in charge of taking the calls and manufacturing thousands of gobos for the tight deadlines demanded by the entertainment industry

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Justin Lakerink Joins ULA Group as Digital Technology Specialist         

20 May 2022

With over 30 years’ experience in the industry, passion for technology runs through Justin’s veins

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Mixing Tips From Clubs To Stadiums

18 May 2022

One of the most difficult parts of working as a touring front of house engineer is maintaining a consistent sound from show to show. That’s why it’s crucial to make sure you’re prepared for any situation

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A Pathway to Jobs in Live Music: The Weasle Eicke Scholarship

18 May 2022

The scholarship is named in honour of a beloved industry leader and veteran Wellesley “Weasle” Eicke who prematurely left us in 2021

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The Music Of The Night

18 May 2022

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour stages Opera Australia’s The Phantom of the Opera. CX interviews sound designer Shelly Lee about her unique design, and the challenges of ‘rainfall events’

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Tech Talk: Elation Professional’s SpectraColor Explained

17 May 2022

SpectraColour uses not three or four flags, but seven: cyan, magenta, yellow, red, green, blue, and a variable CTO filter. The most immediate advantage this sort of system confers is that it allows red, green, and blue primary colours to be vastly brighter

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Cutting the cord for rigging

16 May 2022

Wireless technology is common in most areas of entertainment, but the rigging world is one that has often lagged behind. Understandably we haven’t achieved wireless 3-phase to power the hoists yet, but there are wireless solutions for control and load measuring that are available to riggers now

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Listen Here: Five For Twenty-Two

12 May 2022

Here are five things to consider avoiding or improving upon before the year’s out, so you can get excited about your next music release

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Te Pae Christchurch: Officially open and ready to impress

12 May 2022

With approximately 100 events confirmed for 2022, the centre is busy recruiting and in the midst of planning an open day for the public to experience this breathtaking facility

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The Gaffa Tapes: Don’t shoot me, I’m only the sound engineer!

11 May 2022

Witnessing a waitress fleeing in tears after two off-duty Manila cops dumped bullets as payment on her serving tray was a stark reminder that I was working in a country with a gun control problem

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Omegatech Deliver Stability and Reassurance to Remote Australian Productions

11 May 2022

“The biggest thing we’ve noticed over the past five years of using our Omegatech gear is that everything manufactured by Omegatech is incredibly well made and the utmost care and perfectionism is applied from design to build.”

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