‘The Biggest Rock Band On Earth’ Relies On Yamaha
In July 2015 an ambitious plan was hatched to get the attention of Foo Fighters and convince them to play a gig in Cesena, Italy, by gathering a thousand musicians to perform their song Learn to Fly. The video of the event went viral and Foo Fighters duly performed in the city four months later. But that was just the start... Now an annual event, this year Yamaha digital mixers were tasked with mixing a band of over 1500 members.
Britannia Row Productions and Clair Global Invest In Yamaha RIVAGE Mixing Systems
The ongoing success of Yamaha’s RIVAGE family of digital mixing systems continues, with two of the best known names in live music production - Britannia Row Productions and Clair Global - respectively investing in pairs of RIVAGE PM7 and PM10 digital mixing systems.
Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 Masters Papal Challenge At Croke Park
Despite lasting just 36 hours, the first papal visit to the Republic of Ireland for 40 years attracted global headlines and many thousands of Catholics who wanted to be in the presence His Holiness Pope Francis. Dublin’s Croke Park stadium was the setting of the Festival of Families - the climax of the triennial six-day World Meeting of Families - a major live event which featured a wide array of entertainment and the Supreme Pontiff addressing the 82,500-strong, sold-out crowd. A Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 digital mixing system was entrusted with managing and mixing the event’s Front of House (FoH) sound.
FamilyMart Fit&Go Fitness Club in Tokyo
The 24-hour Fit&Go fitness club established in February 2018 near Nagahara station in Tokyo’s Ota ward represents a new business venture by FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co., Ltd., a major convenience store operator in Japan. The club is in a prime location close to the Nagahara railway station, above a FamilyMart convenience store on the first floor. Fit&Go is a new style of fitness club that, like the convenience store, offers easy access at any hour of the day or night. A Yamaha BGM system was chosen for Fit&Go, so we spoke to Ms. Tomoko Shigeru, Assistant General Manager of the FamilyMart Sports and Medical Department, New Business Development Division, and Ms. Ai Ikenaga, manager of the Fit&Go fitness club, to learn more about it.
Platinum Sound - Yamaha Indonesia Aids Popular Bali Jazz Festival
For the past six years, the Balinese town of Ubud has attracted an increasing following of global jazz fans, thanks to the annual Ubud Village Jazz Festival. Held in early August, Yamaha Indonesia has been a Platinum sponsor of the event since its second year. This year Yamaha provided a RIVAGE PM7 digital mixing system and DZR series powered loudspeakers - used for the first time at the festival since their launch earlier in 2018 - as well as technical support.
Nuage And Nuendo Are The Clearcut Choice For Leading London Studio
Currently celebrating its 25th anniversary, Clearcut Sound Studios is one of London’s premier post-production facilities. Its clients include leading advertising agencies and broadcasters, the company working with television, radio, cinema and online media. A fast, dependable workflow is essential, which is why the business relies on Yamaha Nuage and Steinberg Nuendo.
Yamaha Enhances Gunnersbury Park Restoration
June 2018 saw the completion of a multi-million pound refurbishment of Gunnersbury Park Museum in west London, a key part of the plan to restore Gunnersbury Park which surrounds it. A Yamaha audio system was specified to deliver high quality, flexible sound without impacting on the building’s visual appeal.
Yamaha Supports The Martin Verdonk Master Sessions
Attracting fans from around the world, the annual North Sea Jazz festival in mid-July inspires a range of surrounding events. Many of the artists stay at The Hague Marriott hotel where, this year for the first time, the Martin Verdonk Master Sessions was hosted in one of the hotel’s large conference rooms, supported by Yamaha.
Bespoke Background Music Makes A Big Difference At Petit Palace
One of the biggest challenges facing the hotel industry is maintaining a steady level of income throughout the year and, indeed, throughout the week. In city tourist destinations weekend occupation is usually high, whereas midweek it can be much lower and so rates are often lower to attract custom. To address this issue, Spanish chain Petit Palace Hotels is trying a different approach in which individually-tailored, high quality background music systems play a vital role.
Yamaha Sound at MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: EPSON teamLab Borderless
MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: EPSON teamLab Borderless was jointly created by teamLab, based in Tokyo’s Chiyoda ward and headed by Mr. Toshiyuki Inoko, and Mori Building Co. Ltd, based in Tokyo’s Minato ward and directed by Mr. Shingo Tsuji. Yamaha also plays an important role, giving life to the museum’s vital audio dimension. The museum opened on June 21, 2018, in Odaiba Palette Town, Tokyo.