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Metal music, black tees, devil horns, and . . . VIP lounge packages?  We’ve come a long way since Woodstock.  Last month’s Ozzfest meets Knotfest mega-metal festival in San Bernardino, CA featured dozens of metal bands, including Ozzy Osbourne, Slipknot, Marylin Manson, Deftones, and Prophets of Rage.  Four stages supported non-stop metal shredding with lighting…

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How many gigs can a 19-piece rockabilly band do in 48 days?  This year, the Brian Setzer Orchestra’s 14th Annual Christmas Rocks Tour will play an impressive 35 dates from Nov. 10 to Dec. 28.  Opening in Minneapolis and closing in Bellingham, WA, the US tour will be followed by concerts in Japan early next…

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At LDI this year,TMB will once again feature exciting new technology in a comfortable, laid back setting.  We’re saving a chair for you!  From fixtures, control, and networking; to cabling, power distro, and rigging accessories; there’s plenty to check out at TMB. Following on the spectacular success of our Flare and Flare LR fixtures, this…

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In a modest ceremony this week at TMB Los Angeles, the 10-year anniversaries of three of the company’s cable assembly technicians were celebrated.  All three are part of a distinct companywide group of professional, highly-skilled cabling technicians, of whom TMB is justifiably very proud.  Also a matter of great pride at TMB is its Pro…

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This year, Felix Lighting has added significantly to their rental inventory of ProPlex Devices and Cables.  In addition to their ProPlex IQ Two 1616 and 416 Nodes, Opto-Splitters, hundreds of Ethernet cables and ten runs of ProPlex Fibre cable, nine EZ-LANs form the heart of the California company’s state-of-the-art portable networking systems.  “ProPlex makes complex…

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It’s summer in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. 200,000 people are enjoying three days of live Rock & Roll, and more. . . No, it’s not the Summer of Love, 1967, it’s the tenth annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, where the crowds are cleaner, and Flower Power is now a sustainable, green business….

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The more things change, the more they remain the same.  Before there was even a European Union, Metallica was bringing aggressive thrash metal into the mainstream.  This month the legendary California band begins an extended European tour, shredding the continent through May 2018.  While the music is Metallica’s unique brand of traditional metal (and may…

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Storm Ltd. of the UK has optimized their large inventory of ProPlex Data Distribution units, installing them in rugged, touring racks, the perfect solution for their work on productions throughout the UK and Europe. To paraphrase a great British statesman, never in the history of show networking has so much data been distributed by so…

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This summer, the centennial celebration of Cleveland Metroparks featured fireworks, events, and activities honoring the past and celebrating the future of Cleveland’s green urban landscapes.  On a July evening, city dignitaries hosted a gala event which included dazzling outdoor lighting, supplied by ILC, and controlled by W-DMX wireless devices. “We utilized our new W-DMX G5…

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Foo Fighters will be on the road through December promoting their ninth studio album, Concrete & Gold.  Following dates in Asia, the Seattle band will hit Berlin and London before opening their US fall tour at Cal Jam 17 in San Bernardino, California in October. Since 2010, Dan Hadley has been the group’s production designer and lighting…

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BBC One’s musical show Pitch Battle recently completed a successful opening season with five pre-recorded episodes, plus the live finals.  Live broadcasts have zero tolerance for malfunctions (just ask Mariah Carey . . . or Janet Jackson) and gear must be 100{4449202df3e2d3c93c4fb8bb3298e7fe24d3e4caf8cacd2ad3fbaacd1d8534b1} reliable.  For this reason, lighting designer Mark Kenyon insists on ProPlex Data Distribution Devices for…

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The North American phase of Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic World Tour is now in full swing, with 63 dates from July to November.  Opening in Las Vegas after 44 dates in Europe, the tour will continue to Latin America and Australia through next year.  214 Solaris Flares are key components of a spectacular show that celebrates the…

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At iWeiss, ProPower means continuity in more ways than one.  Their oldest ProPower Rack Power Distribution (RPD) rack has been in continuous service for 17 years, in the most challenging and hostile theatrical conditions.  With over 1,500 ProPower racks in service across North America, the story of this reliable workhorse product is worth telling. “After…

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The annual Galway International Arts Festival is Ireland’s largest cultural event. This year’s lineup features musical performances by Dublin’s own Gavin James, England’s Passenger, original Beach Boy Brian Wilson, and many others. Lighting for the eclectic series of nightly concerts in the festival Big Top is provided by Light Source, with data networking by ProPlex….

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The Manchester band Stone Roses completed their European tour last month, highlighted by a sold-out performance at London’s Wembley Stadium. After a hiatus beginning in the nineties, the group’s successful comeback in 2012 made them the “Lazarus of Rock & Roll.” For their 2017 tour, lighting designer Paul Normandale of Lite Alternative Design included two…

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Daryl Hall and John Oates kicked off their 2017 summer tour last month at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  The whirlwind tour across America’s heartland includes 30 dates through July.  The lighting design team of Matt Geasey and Jesper Luth specified 140 Solaris Mozart fixtures, as well as 600 IMS Mk2 RGBW lamps on…

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Grammy winners Clean Bandit are an EDM tour de force.  Following their critically acclaimed appearance at the Isle of Wight Festival earlier this month, the band is billed at Glastonbury and other summer festivals around Europe through August.  The American leg of their tour is scheduled for October.  In large venues and small, 18 Solaris…

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This month, new and classic stars are performing at the iHeartSummer ’17 Weekend at Fontainebleau, Miami Beach, culminating in a TV special and live, two-day national broadcast across 130+ iHeartRadio stations, websites, and apps. Integral to the show lighting’s networking and data distribution are four ProPlex GBS Gigabit switches. “We have four GBS switches on…

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Next week, at InfoComm 2017 in Orlando, Florida, TMB will be featuring their new Nuri*Lites LED fixture range, now in stock and ready to ship! Debuted at last year’s LDI show, the Nuri*Lites range includes a selection of reliable LED fixtures that won’t break the bank.  Already well known for being “Way Better Than Darkness,”…

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TMB’s ProPlex Cat5e portable cable reached a significant milestone last month when total sales of the flagship product in the ProPlex data cable range, since its introduction at the turn of the century, reached 15 million feet.  Enough cable to stretch from Los Angeles to New York and beyond! TMB’s ProPlex data cables had their…

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A newly completed memorial to World War II submariners is the center-piece of the 300-metre Submariners’ Walk Heritage Trail on the Brisbane River boardwalk in Tenerrife, Queensland, Australia.  The walk features a series of plaques and submarine-shaped seats commemorating the sailors and their service.  The memorial itself comprises a landmark sign illuminated by Firefly’s Digital…

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More than 1,500 ProPower RPD power distro racks are in service across North America and Teri Productions of Knoxville, Tennessee owns a fair share of them.  Recently, the venerable, full-service rental and staging company has been building their inventory to accommodate new business with a variety of tours and events, ranging from Lil Wayne to…

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Abu Dhabi’s annual Mother of the Nation (MOTN) festival is the UAE’s largest cultural celebration. For ten days last month, over a kilometer of Abu Dhabi’s beautiful Corniche beach was the setting for workshops, exhibitions, dining, and entertainment. A fully integrated A/V and lighting package was provided by Production Technology (Protec) of Dubai, whose careful…

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WrestleMania 33 set a record last month as the most-watched WrestleMania ever.  Dubbed an “ultimate thrill ride for the ages,” WWE’s signature event at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida featured 13 matches, including two world championships.  A larger-than-life ring atop the massive truss centerpiece was designed and installed by All Access Staging & Productions. …

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Canberra’s Elite Events recently added another 700 metres of ProCable 18X1.5 assemblies to their already significant inventory of the popular six-circuit cables.  TMB’s distribution partner, Lexair Entertainment of New South Wales is the provider for this and other top quality TMB products in Australia and New Zealand. “We own around 10 kilometres of TMB Cables,”…

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“The Boardwalk”, a new development in a 90-acre multi-use commercial complex in Granite Park, Plano, Texas, adds 29,000 square feet of restaurant, patio, and office space, with dramatic decorative lighting featuring nearly 1,000 feet of FloppyFlex LED neon. “FloppyFlex is a winner in our book; it’s extremely bright, versatile, and reliable,” says Jeff Mabray of…

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Making their first appearance at Prolight+Sound in Frankfurt this week, the Flare Q+ Rayzr and Flare Q+ Dynamic White are the latest innovations in the Solaris Flare range of LED fixtures.  The Solaris Flare is now universally recognized by top designers and programmers worldwide for its unrivaled brightness, versatility, and reliability, and now these two…

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The British TV show Strictly Come Dancing approaches its 15th season this year.  The winning formula, featuring celebrities and hoi polloi competing head-to-head for the season title, is a smash hit in the UK.  Renowned for its visual razzmatazz, the show’s lighting depends on a vast network of data control, an essential component of which…

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In a bid for the title “The hardest working band in show biz,” the Red Hot Chili Peppers have 52 dates booked for The Getaway tour across the US, Canada, Europe, and Latin America.  Such a rigorous schedule requires rugged and reliable lighting fixtures, which is one of the reasons why the tour’s lighting rig…

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Grammy-laden Londoner Adele debuts her new stadium show this month on a six-city tour of Australia and New Zealand, to be continued in the UK in June.  The opening in Perth broke records with 65,000 in ticket sales for a single night.  Anyone fortunate enough to attend one of these sold-out shows cannot miss 285…

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Coldplay’s Head Full of Dreams tour will commence its Asian stadium leg later this month. The tour has already made history by selling out 100,000 seats in Singapore.  At the same time, Kings of Leon is winding up their UK tour and heading for America.  What do the Southern rockers from Nashville have in common…

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Dream Theater is once again bringing their progressive metal sound to Europe.  The first leg of their Images, Words & Beyond tour closes in Helsinki this month.  They will resume in April in the UK and close in Vienna in May.  Keeping pace with the fiery brilliance of the band’s veteran metal shredders are eight…

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On the day of his passing, TMB fondly remembers our first employee, Tommy Stephenson, the loudest man in show business. After a record breaking stint as Personal for Greg Lake (of ELP fame) Tommy joined TMB around 1984 (who kept track in those days?). He transformed the fledgling organization from Two Men in a Bedroom…

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Four years ago, in his final year of graduate studies at Cal Arts, Grant Dunn signed on as an intern with TMB’s Tech Support Department, specializing in video server support and programming.  Since that time, Grant the Renaissance Man became a full-time TMB employee and has since served many valuable functions at TMB, from Video…

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NBC’s World of Dance is currently in production for a 10-episode rollout this spring.  Tasked with painting the stage for “The Biggest Dance Competition in the World,” Lighting Designer Oscar Dominguez of Darkfire Lighting Design brought his signature kinetic energy and a palette that included 24 Solaris Flare Q+ LR linear fixtures. “I’m in love…

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What better way to adorn a new Canadian seaside shopping mall than with a 45 ft. stainless steel and glass leaping salmon sculpture? Located near Vancouver, BC, the Tsawwassen Mills Mall opened last October and every night since, shoppers have enjoyed just such a noble work of art, brightly illuminated by a Solaris Flare IP…

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Grammy award winning singer/songwriter The Weeknd kicks off his 2017 world tour this month in Stockholm, with concert dates scheduled through July in Europe and the Americas.  The dynamic stage design boldly features 88 new Solaris Flare Q+ LR linear fixtures. “The Flare LRs are lining trusses inside the flown structure,” explains Lighting Designer, Sooner…

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Wonderama, a revival of the popular ‘60s kids variety show, rolled out this month on Tribune Broadcasting’s cable network, with a set featuring Solaris Mozart LED fixtures. Hosted by David Osmond (of the talented Osmond family), 13 weekly episodes are in the can with 30 more scheduled. “We’re using 14 Mozarts now, but I’d love…

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Mutemath’s 2016 North American tour featured Solaris SoLED strobes, adding visual depth and intensity to the New Orleans alternative rock band’s stage.  Reflecting on a successful 2016, Parnelli “Hometown Hero Lighting Company” Award nominee 44 Designs describes how the SoLED performed on the road. For the better part of a year, SoLEDs worked flawlessly on…

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The Historic Masonic Theatre is an architectural treasure nestled in the Allegheny Mountains.  Since opening in 1905, the historic venue has boasted eclectic billings over the last century, including Roy Rogers (and of course Trigger), Gene Autry, Count Basie, and even political blunderbuss William Jennings Bryan (“What has been will be again”).  Now a performing…

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Clarke Peters’ jukebox musical Five Guys Named Moe, featuring R&B pioneer Louis Jordan’s greatest hits, has been delighting audiences at the Festival Square Theatre, Edinburgh.  Called a “Christmas Carol in zoot suits,” the dazzling new production of the hit West End and Broadway musical features a cabaret set that includes 32 metres of the new…

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On the heels of his highly acclaimed second album release “Skin,” Flume is taking his electronic genre on a world tour. The Australian producer has had a successful year of festival performances alongside an extensive headline tour of North America, Europe, and Australia. “The current leg of the tour uses 26 Solaris Flares,” says tour…

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My Morning Jacket (MMJ) founder and frontman Jim James embarked on a solo tour this fall, opening on the West Coast and closing Dec. 18 at Iron City, Birmingham, Alabama. Veteran MMJ Designer Marc Janowitz conceived a “forest” of 57 Solaris Mozarts as a main design feature for the tour. “The Mozarts are used as…

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Critically acclaimed Irish singer-composer James Vincent McMorrow’s kicked off his “We Move” world tour in Dublin on Oct. 7. Central to the set designed by Conor Jacob are Solaris Mozart RGB LED fixtures. The tour includes the UK, Europe, Canada, and the US, closing Dec. 1 at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles. Five towers…

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When the house lights dimmed at the iHeartRadio Festival 2016, the lighting system, designed by Tom Kenny, included one of the largest rigs of Solaris Flares ever: 222 of the popular 1 kilowatt LED fixtures, with an amazing maximum potential output of over 7 million lumens. Taking place in the brand new T-Mobile Arena on…

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At LDI this year, TMB will once again feature exciting new technology in a laid back setting. The welcome mat is out! Take a stroll from one exciting product to another or just sit down and relax in the midst of terrific new gear: from fixtures, control, and networking; to cabling, power distro, and rigging…

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This year’s Queen + Adam Lambert Summer Festival tour began in Europe and will wrap up in Asia at the end of September. Queen’s long history of pushing the envelope both musically and aesthetically requires that their creative team bring their A Game. For the tour, Lighting Designer Rob Sinclair and Scenic Designer Ric Lipson…

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The spectacular stage set for Coldplay’s 2016 A Head Full of Dreams Touris highlighted by the new, bright, RGB Firefly FloppyFlex flexible LED neon. Currently on a seven-city US stadium run, the tour began early this year in South America, then went to Europe, and will continue to Australia and New Zealand. “We outline the…

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The Daryl Hall and John Oates 2016 tour kicked off this year at New York’s Madison Square Garden and will continue through the summer. Nashville based Morris, in collaboration with famed designer Jesper Luth, provided the production and lighting design. Featured in the design are 140 Solaris Mozart fixtures. “While these lights are small in…

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After a hiatus of several years, TMB has officially been reappointed exclusive US distributor of W-DMX™ products. The leading global distributor will represent Wireless Solution for the architectural, entertainment production, staging, and Film/TV markets. TMB is no stranger to the brand, or to the wireless industry, and brings a storehouse of knowledge to the partnership….

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The hottest cars were on display this month at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Highlighting Fiat Chrysler Automotive’s largest booth ever, with 69 vehicles spread across 60,000 square feet, were massive LED rings pixelated for an overhead rotating “gear” effect. In their installation debut, 80 ProPlex IQ Two 1616 bidirectional DMX-Ethernet converters…

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Featured on the current Mötley Crüe “final” world tour is Tommy Lee’s “Crüecifly” overhead drum kit “coaster”, highlighted by 24 Solaris LED Mozarts. The Mozarts, mounted on the underside of the drum riser, are the perfect eye candy to highlight Lee’s solos as he rolls high in the air on an elaborate “roller coaster” of…

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In a ceremony at the Las Vegas Convention Center last week during the LDI 2015 tradeshow, Live Design recognized the new ProPlex EZ-LAN Unity 20 with an LDI 2015 Best Debuting Product of the Year Award. ProPlex’s revolutionary new EZ-LAN makes managing today’s complex show networking easier and accessible for everyone. These simple to operate…

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Florence + the Machine’s “infectious enthusiasm” at Glastonbury 2015 was enhanced by an elegant stage set with powerful, tasty lighting by Lighting Designer Rob Sinclair. To complement Florence’s dramatic and eccentric music (how many rock bands have a harp and vibes?), Sinclair combined new and traditional technology in unique ways to reinforce Florence’s grandiose performance…

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For eight seasons of NBC’s The Voice, Emmy Award winning Lighting Designer Oscar Dominguez of Darkfire Lighting Design has created scintillating lighting and sets worthy of tomorrow’s superstars. The production designs are a major part of the show’s success, and each year Dominguez raises the bar looking for ways to top himself. Enter Solaris LED…

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How do you turn common but necessary stage gear into an integral part of the set design? Lighting Designer Steven Douglas solved the dilemma by creatively mounting Solaris LED Mozarts, the versatile pixel-mapping RGBW fixtures, on key equipment for The Killers lead singer Brandon Flowers’ The Desired Effect tour. “We mounted Mozarts on the downstage…

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108 of Solaris LED’s unique new Mozart lighting fixtures are featured in the spectacular show designed by Eric Wade of FOHShow LLC for the 2014-15 USHER UR Experience World Tour. Commenting on the diminutive RGB fixtures’ versatility and impressive intensity for their size, Wade says: “Mozarts absolutely rock. We’re using them for internal set lighting,…

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In only their second use at a major concert event, 110 Solaris LED Mozart fixtures ringed the balcony rail of the Stade de France in Paris for the Beyoncé Jay Z On the Run HBO Concert Special. The Mozarts were chosen specifically to enhance the TV shoot featuring the tour’s closing dates, and stood out…

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In their first significant use on a major tour, 165 Solaris LED 16×1 fixtures have been performing flawlessly on Jason Aldean’s 2014 Burn It Down tour. “I chose Solaris 16X1’s because, based on my experience with the amazing Solaris Flare, I knew they would perform well for my needs,” says Mike Swinford, the show’s Lighting…

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At the Lightfair Show in Las Vegas TMB will introduce Firefly’s premium LED Marquee/Festoon lighting systems to the American market. The Firefly range offers the “old school” look of traditional Marquee/Festoon lighting without the headache of constantly changing the bulbs, the risk of broken glass, and the danger and power draw of high voltage. Available…

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Adding to the “experience” in Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience World Tour are 75 super-bright Solaris LED Flares. Selected for their amazing performance and versatility, these award-winning, RGBW wash/strobe/blinders – in a single unit! – provide over 33,000 lumens each in a variety of applications. By specifying the multipurpose Flares, Lighting Designer Nick Whitehouse reduced the…

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At Prolight+Sound Frankfurt, TMB proudly introduced Flare Jr, a powerful new compact lighting fixture developed with technology from the highly popular, award-winning Flare. The Solaris LED Flare Jr, now available for shipment, features many of the breakthrough advances of the original Flare, in a package one-third the size. Flare Jr with its tremendous RGBW output…

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TMB and AC Power Distribution have celebrated the delivery of the 1,000th ProPower Rack Panel Distribution (RPD) system. The latest ProPower RPD rack was handed over at a special ceremony at TMB’s global headquarters earlier this month. “Our sale of the 1,000th RPD system comes as TMB’s ProPower brand continues to enjoy increasing popularity with…

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Nashville, TN Elite Multimedia Productions (EMP), a Nashville-based professional sound, lighting and video company, recently completed the major acquisition of live production equipment from TMB to accommodate the company’s expected growth in 2014. With a number of large acts already on board for the 2014 year, including American Country Music’s 2013 Entertainer of the Year…

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At this year’s PLASA Show Awards Ceremony, October 7 at ExCel, London, the Solaris LED Flare lighting and effects fixture was honored with the coveted PLASA Sustainability Award. The eco-friendly concept behind the Flare’s design was recognized by the PLASA Innovation Award judges, who asserted, “This multi-purpose, energy efficient product will save loads of energy…

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Picture a musical Olympics with two weeks of international competition, climaxing in a final round with 170 million TV viewers, the largest musical show in the world – more than twice the audience of the Super Bowl! The Eurovision Song Contest has been softening national cultural barriers in Europe for 57 years. This year’s Eurovision…

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Meaford, ON TMB Canada has a new look and a new attitude! The new look and expanded service comes with a new 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse and office space in Meaford, ON, efficiently run by Gary Hoyt and Cary Ledingham. A new attitude is reflected by the recent addition of Darryl Ross and Larry Darling…

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The amazing new, super-bright Solaris Flare RGBW combination wash/strobe/blinder is here, there, and everywhere, featured in a variety of this year’s high-profile productions:  The 85th Academy Awards; 55th Grammys; 2013 Miami ULTA Music Festival; and Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Nation tour.  From TV/film, to festivals, to concert tours, to architectural lighting the superior 1000-Watt brightness, efficiency, and…

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One-third of a million attendees from over 80 countries attended the 15th Annual ULTRA Music Festival this month at Miami’s Bayfront Park.  For six consecutive days, the show features the best in electronic dance music, including live appearances by Swedish House Mafia, deadmau5, and many more. “Subtle electro-house music” is an oxymoron, and at this year’s…

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Los Angeles, CA At the 2012 biennial Ryder Cup golf tournament, a team of USA all-stars challenged the European Cup-holders at the private 640-acre Medinah Country Club in Illinois.  Lighting for the event ceremonies was provided by Theatrical Lighting Connection (TLC) of Chicago. The lighting rig included 100 Martin and 55 Color Kinetics fixtures.  Control…

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London, England This year’s Reading Festival in the UK had some additional colour, courtesy of Colour Sound Experiment, Ltd. of London.  Two weeks prior to the event  the organizers decided to add lighting decoration to the general audience area.  They called on Colour Sound, whose design solution added 1,500 metres and 1,500 lamps of TMB’s…

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London, England Billions of people worldwide watched the 2012 London Olympic Games® opening and closing ceremonies, where producer Danny Boyle masterfully deployed mystical elements of the gods – light, colour, and fire – in a celebration of British culture and history, depicted using a huge rig featuring all the latest in entertainment technology from around…

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London, England Cygnus – A NEW standard of luminaire from Wybron. Premiering at PLASA – the Cygnus Incite 375W Profile, the latest addition to the Cygnus range of LED fixtures by Wybron!  Incite offers unprecedented lumens-per-Watt efficiency, with a CRI up to 92 (5x the brightness of competing fixtures).  The quiet, advanced thermal management system…

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London, England Since 1983, TMB has supplied entertainment production and staging professionals with the world’s most durable power and control cables and assemblies.  TMB was the first, and remains the leading, supplier in this specialised market.  Now, TMB’s range of professional touring and installation cables has been widened to include audio, video, and data.  TMB’s…

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London, England Series Two of BBC One’s hit show So You Think You Can Dance concluded another successful season this month. Pushed to the limit for eight weeks, the four finalists and the set lighting proved impressive, dependable, and resilient to the very end. Four ultra-bright Solaris Quasar 15K strobes provided visual punch over the…

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London, England Series 8 of the BBC One hit show Strictly Come Dancing closed October with a Halloween theme featuring virtual lightning bolts, ghosts, goblins, and the finest amateur dancers in the UK. To add some real punch to his lightning effects, lighting designer Mark Kenyon specified Solaris Quasar 15k high-powered strobes. “The Quasar strobes’…

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FLASH!  Nashville television audience blinded by high-powered strobes!  So begins a headline that might have been, if ultra-bright Solaris Quasar strobes were not in the deft hands of lighting designer Bob Dickinson. Arrayed in a semicircle behind and above Kid Rock and the band, 11 15,000-watt Quasars beamed downstage, adding visual punch and creating a…

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Los Angeles, CA At this year’s LDI, in addition to the traditional “Village” TMB will also be hosting a dedicated Demonstration Suite (N203) for personalized demos of TMB high-tech exclusive products in an private and quiet setting.  Located near the TMB Village, hands-on condensed training and personalized demos will be provided for Avolites, Hippotizer, Kinesys,…

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London, England Join TMB at PLASA 2010 and celebrate the future!  Since 1983 TMB has offered new and innovative products that shape our industry.  Stop by for a visit and hands-on demos of the latest technology available.  Many new, many favourite, and many exclusive products will be displayed. coolux Pandoras Box – World-class media show…

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Los Angeles, CA The new DVI Parrot EDID Emulator by Carallon has been named Live Design’s 2010 Projection Accessory Product of the Year!  Presented this year at the Broadway Master Classes in New York, the award committee described the DVI Parrot as a “super high-quality, easy to use box that prevents ‘display misunderstandings’ . ….

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Los Angeles, CA The DVI Parrot by Carallon is the first truly user-configurable EDID emulator.  EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) is a message, normally stored in computer monitors and other display devices, that computer graphics cards must see in order to function properly.  An EDID emulator is necessary wherever devices with graphics cards, such as…

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Los Angeles, CA TMB proudly introduces the first products in the ProMolded Assembly range!  19-pin (six-circuit) stage lighting cables, break-ins and break-outs are now available with TMB’s renowned ruggedized ProCable and premium ProSeries connectors.  In-house retrofit services for conventional non-molded 19-pin cables are also available, with rapid turnaround. Comprised of internal polypropylene and outer Santoprene™…

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Earls Court Join TMB and celebrate the launch of exciting new products at PLASA 2009.  The TMB “Village” will feature hands-on demos plus traditional renowned hospitality from TMB and their neighbour Bandit Lites.  Stop by and see the following new products and more. amBIENT XC from amBX – The ultimate ambient lighting control system for…

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Los Angeles, CA In May this year, contestants from EU nations and beyond gathered in Moscow to compete in the 54th Eurovision Song Contest, each hoping to become the next ABBA. The event has become one of the world’s largest production spectaculars. Procon Event Engineering of Hamburg supplied lighting, sound, video, and rigging gear and…

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Orlando, FL “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Now is the time to show what we are made of. This year TMB will launch several new and exciting products at InfoComm. UberPan from Green Hippo – Advanced multi-server control system that allows multiple Hippotizers to work as one, creating…

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Lakewood, NJ The rigging system of the Strand Theater in Lakewood, New Jersey was recently renovated by RDM Rigging of Pine Beach, New Jersey.  Opened in 1922, the Strand Theater remains a popular center for plays, musicals and touring productions.  As part of the rigging renovation, all the on stage circuitry and associated support structures…

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Los Angeles, CA At LDI 2008 the TMB “Village” will showcase new additions to TMB’s distribution family, plus many other new product offerings. Making their LDI debut will be:  ProTester 19 MOBAL, the PLASA award-winning cable tester by GDS; PufferSphere spherical display system from Pufferfish; ProFan high velocity DMX-controlled wind machine; and TMB’s revolutionary new…

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London, England At PLASA 2008 the TMB stand will house new brands in TMB’s distribution family plus many other new product offerings! Global manufacturers will be on-site, as will TMB sales staff for hands-on demos. Also featured will be the renowned hospitality of TMB and our gracious PLASA neighbours, Bandit Lites. Be sure to stop…

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Los Angeles, CA At LDI 2007 the TMB “Village” has expanded to house new additions to the TMB distribution family and many new product offerings. Global manufacturers will be on-site, as will TMB’s entire global sales staff. Be sure to stop by and see the following products and more. Alpha One (1289) – Alpha One…

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Los Angeles, CA In May, Mana, Mexico’s most successful rock band, launched a year-long world tour with shows planned in over 70 cities in the USA, Latin America, and Europe. The tour’s first shows were at the San Diego Sports Arena and the Universal (Gibson) Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. The US leg of the tour…

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Bay area sound reinforcement contractors Pro Media of Hercules, CA, recently replaced the entire speaker system at the Honda Center (a.k.a. Anaheim Pond) in Orange County, CA. Four center clusters with 22 JBL cabinets each and 30 delay fills were installed, along with a custom ProPower® RPD power distribution for the Crown amp racks. Approximately…

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