News, Views, Products:
For 1993 we see a huge swag of new equipment released onto our local market- with more coming after NAMM! Count the devices!
9 New MIDI Mix from Fostex:
9 Pioneer debut Pro Audio
9 Vari*Lite go legal
10 Pan Command, new LX
10 Tascam R-DAT
10 Apogee Filters
11 Australian installs ‘cheap’
11 Studio Briefs
11 Diary Dates
64 Shure debut ‘Consensus’
66 Roland, AFTRS course
68 New Mixers from Mitek
68 Prices rise as dollar falls
70 Products from Tannoy, Inkel and Industry report
60 Letters and aggro
14 Getting Rock & Roll on the Road: The experts tell how they got the megatours going – U2, Genesis, Pink Floyd. The traps, money & details
19 NAMM – the latest in Audio: Los Angeles is the place all the industry giants gather in late January to reveal 1993’s hot new Audio. If you’re into Contracting, Studio or Live PA, you need to read our exclusive report, compiled well past our deadline, hot off the Jumbo from Hell!
22 Lighting Moscow Circus: Catrona Forcer goes backstage at the Greatest Show On Earth
29 Inside Roland’s hi-tech castle: New technology de-mystified by Bruce & Dave
34 New EV PA: Screaming Jets trial new front loaded system
36 Guns & Roses Monster concert: Frontier Touring execute largest logistics at new un-tested outdoor concert sites, Did the Sydney show work?
47 Installation: Peter Blackmore details the M.C.G Sound System
64 Elvis & Me: Aussie Soundman Bruce Jackson tells all!
25 Digital 8 Track tape format war
3 Lighting Columns!
17 Peter Kemp – Intelligent moving lights
26 Dr. Lite – Michael Tanner: New standard for colour filters and other news
64 Munchy Bytes
13 Aux2, foul Gossip
31 Hire Biz Buz
31 International Production Notes – News from Debi Moen
32 Production & Tour Activity
35 Crossword & fun pages
35 Little Sharkey
42 Studio Tracking Guide
42 EX-Track – around & about
50 Duncan Fry: The Return of Chicken Man!
56 Great Moments: My disaster tour
59 Social Pages—who’s where