Gert Hof, one of the greatest lighting artists of our time, passed away at the age of 60 on January 24th, 2012. On March 12th, 2012 a commemoration was held in Berlin at Black Box Music, where his family, friends and business colleagues were able to take leave of him.He directed in theater and opera, choreographed fashion shows and designed stage productions for bands like Rammstein, for which he directed until the last stage shows. Pictures of his (more…)
In time where world peace is once more at peril, the fierce revolt of a small Berlin business revolts against the foreboding threat. Not sure which egomaniacal robot prince wants to achieve world dominiation with the assistance of his army of Drones? With the war raging between man and machine, we are playing it a number safe, and preparing ourselves for the ensuing time when the earth will be ruled by machines. In case of sightings or other questions, please contact us.
part 1 -”The landing”
The tour “Made in Germany 1995-2011″ launched on November 6th, 2011 in Bratislava and is already sold out in almost all cities announced before the tour starts.
With this tour Rammstein plays in the highest division of the live shows and drives all the technical data to the limits of feasibility. Every Rammstein show can be described as audio-visual impression, in which the band with their combination of music, pyro effects, dramatic and lighting sets new standards that will be difficult to surpass. (more…)
As every year, the charity gala “Cinema for Peace” is at the same time like the Berlinale. Known artists from the national and international space brought into contact and donated to social projects. The Gala Foundation Cinema for Peace celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Jaka Bizilj , founder of the event, was considered with a long and hearty applause at the start of the event. Claims to Cinema for Peace have so far collected a total of EUR 3 million for charity. (more…)
The Berlin Chemie AG product manager fought for the title of the best menus against the Star TV Chef Nelson Müller themed by “With pinafore, charm and wooden spoon”. This type of event was organized, which consisted of a thrilling cooking duel and presentation at the Intercontinental Hotel in Berlin. The presenter and Chef Matthias Ruta led by a varied program and at the end of the day there was a show by the celebrity Chef Nelson Mueller.
Black Box Music equipped this duel with sound and lighting technology. (more…)
The MAC Aura is the first compact LED moving head wash light with zoom that offers never-before-seen, eye-candy aura effects yet also functions as a highly capable single-lens wash with fully pre-mixed color. A ground-breaking optical system combines multicolor LEDs with backlight aura color mixing to produce an all new visual palette that takes the synthetic look out of LED for truly unique lighting designs.
Black Box Music was nominated for the TEC Award 2012 in the category “Tour Sound Production”. The L’Acoustics K1 system was used on the Sade tour and exceeded all expectations.
The Folsom ImagePRO-HD is a powerful all-in-one signal processor that accepts a wide range of video input signals and processes them into a number of different signal formats to meet the video requirements of virtually any application. The ImagePRO-HD incorporates Folsom’s Athena proprietary high performance image processing technology, and is top of the line video scaler, scan converter, switcher (more…)
Five legends of the rock music, an orchestra and a band playing the biggest hits in rock history at one single evening – this is CLASSIC MEETS ROCK! Ian Gillan, Steve Lukather and Co were on a European tour together with the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague in January 2012.
This unique crossover project is on Tour for the third time. The line-up of this year consists the following rock legends: Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), Chris Thompson (Manfred Mann’s Earth Band), (more…)
In Extremo is a star in Rock’n'Roll heaven over the past 16 years and their new tour “Sterneneisen” ended on December 29th, 2011 in the Europahalle in Karlsruhe. Admittedly, the tour began in the E-Werk in Cologne. Fiddler’s Green, known for their Irish-Scottish sound, welcomed the audience and brought it in the right mood for the reception of In Extremo.
Black Box Music acquired the facilities of the tour in the field of lighting, sound and video technology. For the video equipment (more…)