Australia - Progressive metalcore band, Northlane, have just completed a sold out homecoming tour carrying an Allen & Heath iLive monitor system, comprising an iDR-32 MixRack with iLive Editor app for control.

Following the band's successful 2014 tour supporting Bring Me the Horizon, who own an iLive-R72 monitor system, Northlane decided to invest in their own compact iLive for touring.

Northlane purchased an iDR-32 MixRack to operate their touring in-ear monitor rig. By setting up the mix over a wireless connection with the iLive Editor app, the band is able to maintain a consistent monitor mix in any venue or practice space around the world.

"With the iDR-32 we can take our entire monitoring system with us on flights, plus having a quick set up at gigs and practice s

The Netherlands - VUE Audiotechnik has appointed Ron Vogel Audio (RVA), based in Zwanenburg, as its exclusive dealer for the Netherlands. RVA will facilitate distributor-like services such as sales demonstrations and service of VUE Audiotechnik products across the country, as well as specify VUE products for various permanent installation projects. The relationship will help reinforce VUE's presence across Europe, working closely with VUE Europa in Germany and augmenting existing distributor offices in Italy and Norway. RVA will present VUE Audiotechnik products at the upcoming CUE 2016

The Netherlands - tvONE is launching CORIOmaster and CORIOmaster mini 4K input & output modules and a new AV over IP module at ISE in Amsterdam (stand 1-M60). It will also be revealing a completely new innovation - details are as yet undisclosed.

CORIOmaster and CORIOmaster mini video wall processors offer anything in, anything out capability fully covering 4K. With the new 4K and AV over IP modules, the processors can accept IP streams up to 1080p, 4K file playback via USB3.0 and 4K still images - all on one card, in one slot.

Also new at ISE is the tvONE 1T-MV-8474 4K Multiviewe

UK - A ground breaking interactive audio installation is bringing China's 6,300 km Yangtze River to London Gatwick, using actual sounds recorded on the river.

Delta Sound have installed Bose FreeSpace DS100SEs along the length of the 194m Gatwick skybridge linking Pier 6 to Gatwick's North Terminal, to give passengers a real taste of the sounds of the river all the way from source to mouth.

The installation features over 100 hours of authentic sounds taken directly from 35 locations on the Yangtze, and complemented by a wall of colourful imagery showcasing the wildlife, nature and

UK - Following a year of changes, PLASA is looking forward to a fresh new approach for 2016. With the de-merger from PLASA North America enabling the Association to re-focus its resources and push forward with plans to re-engage with its members, PLASA is now set to introduce a series of initiatives based on the constructive feedback gained from the industry.

Despite its difficulties, 2015 saw many positives for PLASA. At PLASA Media, Lighting&Sound International celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2015, having been confirmed by research completed by Fusion Insight & Strategy a

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