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Blackburn UK based lighting rental company HSL supplied lighting equipment and crew to the latest UK White Lies tour, which featured a spectacular, high-impact, edgy, lighting design – based primarily on white and near white light – by Chris Megginson.
HSL was brought in to work with White Lies by Darren Snape of Vertical Management right at the start of their meteoric career 2 years ago, which has since experienced a steep upwards trajectory. This was their largest production tour to date and included two sold out nights at London’s Brixton Academy. HSL’s project manager Mike Oates says, “It’s extremely rewarding seeing a talented band grow, and Chris’s designs, which are always exciting and innovative, evolve”.
Megginson began the creative process for this one by presenting some ideas to the band to get them energised about the lighting. They really wanted a massive wall of PAR cans to define the stage space, so they ended up with an upstage grid 8 high by 16 wide of lamps, utilising a total of 128 x 500W Ray-Lites.
The Wall PARs were hung on standard 6-lamp bars with 4 cans per bar to give a 600mm separation between all of them on both horizontal and vertical planes. The bars More >