2016 : News

Newark-on-Trent is a thriving market town in the heart of the East Midlands with a strong cultural heritage. Part of that heritage is the 600-seat Palace Theatre built in the 1920s originally as a picture house but now laid out as a traditional proscenium arch theatre with front...

EM Acoustics’ distributor for New Zealand, Showtechnix, has recently made their first HALO-C sales in New Zealand, selling two systems in less than three months; the first to the Forum North cultural and entertainment centre in Whangerei for their Capitaine Bougainville...

Marquee AV has installed a flexible, high-end production audio system in the Great Hall of the Bishopsgate Institute at 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2. Marquee AV was sub-contracted by Lighting Logic, who installed the venue’s sophisticated motorised lighting grid system....

Perhaps better known for its fishing fleet than its theatrical ambitions, the city of Kingston Upon Hull is busily preparing for its role as UK City of Culture in 2017. Hull Truck Theatre played a key role in the bidding team that secured this national accolade and their preparations...

USA - The Color Purple is not a comfortable read. Alice Walker’s Pulitzer prize-winning novel plunges us into the harsh world of the Jim Crow South in the early 20th century, seen through the eyes of a poor, uneducated black woman named Celie. Although ultimately redemptive,...

Greg Clarke specifies EM Acoustics for Broadway revival of The Color Purple. After a highly successful run in London at the Chocolate Factory, John Doyle’s The Color Purple opened to rave reviews at the Bernard B. Jacobs theatre on Broadway in December 2015. Interestingly,...

EM Acoustics will exhibit at the Royal Armouries Museum in May at the now well-established annual PLASA Focus Leeds trade show and exhibition. Expanding further this year with the addition of The Pavilion providing extra stand space for exhibitors, PLASA Focus continues to grow...

Long-time audio suppliers to the Royal Albert Hall, Sound by Design, were delighted to win a highly competitive tender process, thus retaining their contract in September. As a result of this, the Royal Albert Hall and Sound by Design took the decision  to completely renew...

Opened by filmmaker Danny Boyle at the end of May, Manchester’s brand new £25m arts complex, HOME, is the largest of its kind outside London. Billed as the cultural jewel in the crown of the “Northern Powerhouse”, HOME is a merger of Manchester’s...

Recently re-opened after a three-year, £17M redevelopment program, The Atkinson is Sefton Council’s flagship arts and cultural venue. Housed in a grade II listed building in the heart of Southport, The Atkinson integrates four arts and cultural venues – the...

EM Acoustics were the loudspeakers of choice by installation company Electracoustic for Clapham’s newest upmarket venue, The Loft. The visually stunning interior posed its own set of acoustic problems, not only regarding coverage & dispersion within the venue but also...

Following the high profile launch of EM Acoustics new HALO Compact line array system at the Royal Albert Hall, the company is delighted to announce the first ever installation into an equally historic, if lesser known venue in east London: located in the heart of London’s...