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CX 1 March/April 2003

Editorial:
7    The New Order for lighting, sound, AV, recording * Welcome to to CX Magazine first edition, and things you never would have found in Connections

Features:
54   ROLLING STONES
Inside the LICKS Tour. Lighting, sound and vision all detailed
26   TAXIRIDE
Here’s a band who can make money on the road, with superior production values
90   CLIFF RICHARDS
Lets the team down as the accountants pull too much out of the show
36   BLUE ROOM
How did the director and the LD see the style of the show, and how does it look now?
50   THEATRE SOUND
Her Majesty’s Theatre at Ballarat gets an audio makeover
74   BEST MOVER!
We hang every 250w moving yoke we can ind, and run some serious tests. The winner…
78   HOW LOUD? SPECIAL FEATURE, INCLUDES DUNCAN FRY
The Noise Police get heavy, and we explain how sound is measured and the impact on you
85   LOCATION SOUND
Guntis Sics does some serious bar work to explain exactly what he does. Thirsty work!
46   MAINTAINING LX
So you’ve spent a lot of money on Moving Lights. What can possibly go wrong?
70   301 AT BYRON
Tom Misner is determined to create the greatest studio empire on the planet
32   BEST 12″ & HORN
We assemble plastic POWERED 12″ and horm speaker boxes for a shootout! Which is best? 32

Advice, People, Reviews, Regulars:
18    Help me – please!
Marissa gets in your head
19    MOTORING PAGES
Greg describes the Sprinter
22   SPORT PAGES
Andre or Anna? We spent time at www.juliusmedia.com debating this one
43   Ivan J. Simon Quiet achiever, Brisbane boy and audio identity. Profiled
63   Training Failings
Why the training industry has failed us, how should it be fixed. So why then are training     managers uncooperative?
64    Johnston Audio: PA
We go on the road and load in a system, to tell you what it was like.
68    About amps & watts
Common problems explained
69    AUDIO CHECKLIST
Here’s a handy pre-flight checklist for you!
82   Michael Hassett
Vision guru, and head of Technical Direction Company, tells where he got HIS direction from!
16    Tested: LIVE Fostex D2424 24 track
87    Tested: Soundcraft MH4 console
89    Bumpout
Shows and things we have seen including The Fat Rooster!