Today James was at the NEC to install lighting for the recording of the British Association of Mixed Marshal Arts contest for Bravo TV. As part of a crew of 4 under Gavin Tomkins, James rigged the ‘box truss’ over the ring with a multitude of parcans mixed with a few moving lights. Of course these all needed focusing once the rig was in the air so it was ...

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So, here are my first photos of the show, possibly my only as explained… During the shows that Andy Hurst operates, he likes to have someone front of house to spot any problems with the lighting and relay these to whoever is on stage. Tonight, since crew chief Paul Solino is on follow spot duty, that ...

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Well after a couple of hectic days in Oslo and Copenhagen, it’s great to have a true day off in a wonderful place. We arrived on the bus at 11:30, leaving plenty of time to check out the bars and shops of Amsterdam. I’m writing this post after a couple of pleasant pints of Amstel and some local ...

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After a relaxed and much needed day off yesterday, and a stay in the luxurious 5 star Sofitel in Munich city centre, we’re at the Tonhalle for tonight’s show. The venue is in the middle of a massive ex-industrial area with loads of graffiti and lots to entertain. There’s a 30m climbing ...

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So we’re in Switzerland today and the weather is absolutely beautiful. The venue is a big change from the industrial/modern locations we’ve had so far. The Volkshaus is an old assembly hall style venue, with a very tight stage for the Faithless performance. After our slick get-in a few of us ...

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Hello from Serbia! Our first show in Skopje, Macedonia went well last night. The day leading up to it was tough going since most of the cable looms (which we use to make the get-ins easier) had to be built on site, the hectic schedule didn’t allow for a production day before the tour commenced. Andy ...

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This afternoon James set off to Macedonia for the first leg of the Faithless European tour. For the first leg, the rig will be a festival style, floor based LED system using GLP Impressions, ColorBlock DB4s and Palcos. Moving lights and PA will be provided by local promoters. From the first UK date in Brixton, there will be some video goodies added with full lighting ...

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James has been invited by Andy Hurst to act as video technician for Faithless’ summer arenas and festivals tour. The tour will involve several UK and European venue shows, along with the usual suspects of summer festivals. Equipment will be provided by PRG, including Martin’s LC series semi-transparent LED screens which will be James’ ...

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