Connections 8 October 1993

OCTOBER 1993 ISSUE 8

FEATURES
50 TRADESHOW WRAPUP – AIMS 93 in review
11 SAM RIGHI – Harbour Agency boss interviewed by Catriona Forcer
16 PHIL TRIPP – The oracle, the god of gab, guru of gossip, media king and PR supremo
36 Buyers Guide: AMPLIFIERS – the COMPLETE guide to everything available, from 100v to Mosfet & BiPolar
38 Buyers Guide: DIMMERS – From touring to installation.

LIVE PRODUCTION REPORT
62 How we geared up for the Olympics.
20 Catriona Forcer has a long night Living Colour were not here to pick up Chicks. They said.
66 Baby Animals live in Newcastle

REVIEWED
50 Bruce Waite & Dave Macken have a long look at AKAl’s new DR-4 Digital Disk Recorder

HOW TO DO IT!
70 How to Buy a PA: New series with Michael Orland
52 Light a Show: The IDIOT continues the Basic Guide
34 Mastering: Paul Bryant’s column
34 DAT fixing: Howard Jones WORKSHOP column

CONTRACTING NEWS
28 National activity, lighting & audio contracting news

REGULARS
32 Studio News: SSL Scenaria digital mixing system / Sonic Solution hard disk editing system / Rich Music Studio cancels auction, continues trading / Sigtech Control Room correction device / BASF Tracking Guide, the NATIONAL roundup / Tom Kazas talks about Vibe, Engineering and The Studio Process.
7 SHOWBIZ NEWS UPDATE – Incorporates news of venues, shows, new products, people
14 AUX2 – Our gossip column and industry overview.
24 NIGHTCLUB PROFILED – Coco’s Nightclub, Broadbeach.
26 LETTERS – Our favourite page. Where YOU get a chance to razz and riot!
18 HIRE BIZ BUZ – Around the Hire Trade
27 AMID UPDATE – Alterations and address changes from the Australian Music Industry Directory people
45 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY – MIDI, Digital and product news. Questions answered.
54 DUNCAN FRY – Some people get rich. Some tell tall stories. Others eat Lasagne…
56 THE ACOUSTICIAN – Our regular feature on acoustics and sound design.
68 ACTIVITIES & PEOPLE Fun pages start.