Bass in the Place, Canberra

Bass in the Place provided an explosive countdown to 2013 for all Canberra locals, who came in force to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2012 with their friends and neighbours at Garema place. Presented by the ACT Government, the all ages dance party showcased the best in local & interstate artists and was a great kick start to the New Year.

Local stars, VJ Insan3 and DJ Rush started the Top 50 2012 songs countdown, before DJ Rawson dominated the dance floor with his creativity and skills behind the decks. DJ stars Chris Fraser & Timmy Trumpet followed spinning some of the biggest dance hits of the year untill late into the evening.


Production for this year was entrusted to Elite Sound and Lighting – Canberra’s leading audiovisual production and installation specialist. The stage featured VuePix E series 12mm screens (90 panels together) as a main visual / video element of the shows. The content for those was run by an ArKaos A30 Media server and rendered through Vision Pro HD Video Processor.


The Stage lighting included some of Robe latest release products 7nd 16x MMX Spot, 16x 600LEDWash & 8x 100 LEDBeam. These were accompanied by16 x SDV Giga Strobes for high intensity strobe effects. The entire rig was controlled by various ChamSys Lighting consoles which included the MQ200 Pro for LX control and MQ100 Expert for screen control.

The midnight fireworks were perfect finish to the event, welcoming the new year in with style.

Foreshore Music Festival, Canberra

The Australian festival lovers met at the end of November in the very heart of Canberra at Commonwealth Park to enjoy the sixth year of the Foreshore Music Festival. The world’s hottest bands and electronic acts assembled together along with an army of true Australian festival die hards who returned to rock the parliamentary triangle again. The Foreshore 2012 Line up featured world leading DJs and acts such as Tiësto, Calvin Harris, 360, Example, Naughty By Nature, Dash Berlin and many more.


Elite Sound and Lighting – who are considered the ACT’s premier audiovisual production and installation specialist – provided the entire festival production, with the exception of the Kicks Stage audio, including lighting, audio, vision rigging and crowd barriers.

The main two stages featured over 190 Vuepix 12.5mm E-series panels, over 50 Robin Lighting fixtures from Robe, LeMaitre Hazers, SDV Giga Strobes, ChamSys consoles for control, ArKaos A30 Media Server and Vision Pro HD Processors which controlled the video content.


The lighting and visual specs for ‘Hi Top Stage’ included more VuePix E Series video panels and a combination of Robin 600 LEDWashes and Robin 600E Spots accompanied with 8 SDV Giga Strobes and a LeMaitre Star Hazer for speciall effects. All controlled by ChamSys Maxi Wing + Tablet PC. An ArKaos A30 Media server an Vision Pro HD Processor were used to manage all video content.


Foreshore Festival is more than just about the music, it is about the total festival experience at one of the most beautiful and unique festival sites in the country. The 2012 event was the biggest and best show to date and has set a high standard for the years to come.