06 Dec 18
Techie Talk

Specialist music venue company VMS Live appointed technical production specialist Adlib to provide a new audio and lighting design and installation in the popular 1900 capacity Eventim Olympia in Liverpool, UK, one of the high profile live music sites that VMS operates. This project was led by VMS’s MD Steve Forster and Adlib’s Andy Dockerty who in turn enlisted the knowledge […]

05 Dec 18
ashley tate year 2

Project Brief Create a lighting design to 1 given song between 3-4mins long. You must document all relevant paper work and your research process. Story boards / Mood Boards / Mind Maps Cue Lists Your lighting ideas and how they evolved Lighting Plan You will be given a lighting rig to use You need to […]

26 Nov 18

The legendary live music venue has previously hosted the likes of Oasis, The Strokes, Goldfrapp and Bloc Party. With live music and club nights 7 nights a week, The Fleece is a must for music lovers and students.  Capacity // 450 Basic hire // Up to 2 security staff, cashier, front of house engineer, Merchandise […]

13 Nov 18
Techie Talk

  Photos : Lindsay Cave Talented rising star singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rex Orange County (Alexander O’ Connor) has been making a big impact across the UK on his first full production tour … and ensuring that the lighting has also looked fresh, interesting and appropriate is Will Kinnaird. Will maximised the small size, brightness […]

10 Nov 18

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03 Nov 18

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19 Oct 18
Jon's tech corner

Jon – Well done for your work on the project. I will post your practical feedback at the same time as everyone else (so that it is fair). Just first off. A suggestion on how you could have separated out your blog post. Its not to stress over, but just so that we get it […]

19 Oct 18
ashley tate year 2

Ashley, I am very disappointed that you haven’t posted anything. You have the full blog post to complete. I will give you more feedback once completed. You must document all relevant paper work and your research process. Story boards / Mood Boards / Mind Maps Cue Lists Your lighting ideas and how they evolved Lighting […]

19 Oct 18
Jay Scott

  For our project brief, we have been told that we are being given a song between 3-4 minutes long and we have to fulfill a certain criteria. The criteria required us to design a piece that had at least 5 different cues, a minimum of 4 different moving positions and 2 different moving light […]

18 Oct 18
Amy-Louise Bell Y2

Thomas and I have been working on a lighting plan for the song “Joy.Discovery.Invention.” by Biffy Clyro.  Disclaimer: we have worked on this blog post and all of the referenced/included work together. Like all plans and shows/events, we started with a few simple ideas and changed it drastically through a matter of weeks. Pictured below […]

18 Oct 18
nathan clarvis

The first thing we did when we got assigned our songs to make a lighting plan for was listen to the song and listen for any solos or bridges, we also listened to it so we could see what kind of song it was, if it was fast or a slow song and if there […]

16 Oct 18
Learn Stage Lighting .com

In this week’s episode, we dive into the Mailbag for the Free Q & A Tuesday! This is where I take questions from listeners and walk them through my through my thought process. If you’re new here, I have a Quiz that will help me send you a customized Guide on getting started with Lighting: FREE […]

11 Oct 18
Event Industry News

Two hundred and twenty distinguished guests from across EMEA gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel in Berlin from September 11th– 13th for a large scale, multipart, event for Canon Europe. Protec European Events, who were recently awarded AV Production, Staging & Rental Company of the Year at the AV Awards 2018, have an ongoing relationship with Canon […]

10 Oct 18
Techie Talk

As the temperatures soared to record levels, Adlib’s Glasgow based Scottish operation has enjoyed a busy and proactive summer supplying a full complement of technical services – lighting, sound and video – to a number of high profile events including the Glasgow and Edinburgh Summer Sessions, Rewind Festival’s Scottish date at Scone Palace plus sound […]

09 Oct 18

August 2018   I was contacted to do a full production for the band Ego Staes from Brighouse, Yorkshire. The band were doing a big headline gig in Leeds and wanted it to look incredible but on a tight budget, this is the first time id’d worked with the band so i had a good […]