Posted on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
Summafieldayze – The most popular marathon dance music festival on the Gold Coast calendar ,pumped up the crowds of revellers at the Spit at the beginning of January. The festival featured some of the most prominent names in the electronic music scene ,including Chemical Brothers with a custom-designed show, live renegade M.I.A, Fedde Le Grand, Mark Ronson, Hot CHip, The Faders, Kimbra and many more, the Gold Cost crowds welcomed in the new year with style!
Clifton Productions were once again the main supplier of lighting and video technology for 3 main stages of this monster event. Those featured all together over 200 of VuePix panes and 150 Robe moving lights.
The centrepiece of Stage 1 designed for MIA as a highlight of the evening was an extensive VuePix video wall consisting of 96 x P18 panels. Accompanied by 22x Robe ColorSpot 2500E ATs, 8x ColorWash 2500E ATs and 18x Robin 600 Beams. Sixteen additional ILED LEDPar fixtures were also included in the rig.
The second stage was custom designed for the unique Chemical Brother’s DJ show . It featured 88 x VuePix P18 panels, streaming original content specifically for the legendary British DJ duo. The lighting rig consisted of 22x Robe ColorSpot 1200E AT fixtures, 30x Robin 600 LEDWashes and 8x Robin 600 Beams.
The “Hot Chip “concept designed stage featured 30x P18 VuePix panels, 12 Robin 600 LEDWashes, 16x ColorWash 2500E ATs and 13x ColorSpot 2500E ATs. All of those controlled by ChamSys MQ 100 console + wing and V4 Catalyst for media control.
Those who came to join the sea of shirtless men and scantily clad ladies enjoyed a great evening with some of the world’s best electronic music. The festival goers stayed enthusiastically grooving well in to the night, leaving a little less polished and a little more sunburnt.