Nightclub - 10 February 2022

Marquee at The Star

Sydney’s Marquee nightclub dealt with the pandemic by being the first to close and the last to open, but it didn’t mean it was closed down. Marquee, The Star Sydney: www.marqueesydney.com Story: Christopher Holder Marquee is soon to turn 10. It’s been noted that nightclub years and dog years are much the same. Notching up

Goods - 22 July 2014

ELITE LIGHTS UP ACADEMY

Academy 50 Bunda St, Canberra 2601 (02) 6253 2091 or academyclub.com.au Canberra’s largest nightclub, Academy, is now lit up with a new Robe moving light installation from locally-based Elite Sound & Light. It’s designed to provide the best lighting and visual experiences for EDM club nights and visiting live artists. Elite’s Darren Russell was asked

Local - 29 May 2014

STREET ARTISTS COME HOME

HOME Nightclub Wheat Road, Darling Harbour NSW (02) 9266 0600 or homesydney.com HOME Nightclub at bustling Darling Harbour has had a revamp, and invited leading Australian street artists to be part of the process. Red Bull locked the four artists into the club for five nights: Anthony Lister, Shida, Vans the Omega and Sofles. The

Pub - 15 April 2014

MUSIC CONNECTION

Why your iPod doesn’t cut it. Stuart Watters is a Director of Morph TV and consults for Nightlife Music. Done right, an inspired selection of music can elevate the most rustic watering hole to greatness. Done wrong, a music playlist can drag the most chic digs to the depths of kitsch. Music can tie all

Lounge - 14 January 2014

HIGH LIFE

The Emerson: 143-145 Commercial Road, South Yarra VI (03) 9825 0900 or theemerson.com.au Ralph Waldo Emerson was a 19th-century bon vivante. No doubt he’s raising a celestial glass in approval. Story: Christopher Holder Photos: William Watt For most of his working life, Mark Hinkley has been a city oil trader. Work hard, play harder, take

Casino - 20 June 2013

COMMON SENSE AUDIO

The Common Room: www.crownmelbourne.com.au/the-common-room The West End at Crown Level 1, Clarendon St, Southbank VIC   When Crown Casino knocks a wall through, its with real intent, and a decent budget. So it was when Melbourne’s gaming cathedral refurbished its West End, throwing $50m at the project, much of which we’ve covered in venue. From

Uncategorized - 14 February 2013

TWIN TOWNS: MAKE MINE A DOUBLE

Twin Towns Services Club: Wharf St  Tweed Heads NSW (07) 5536 2277 or www.twintowns.com.au Since its inception in 1950, Twin Towns Services Club has developed into a multi million-dollar business and the largest Services Club in Australia. The Management/Board of the club have begun a huge three-year/three-stage transformation. JVG Sound Lighting and Visual worked alongside Control

Global - 7 February 2013

ADAMSON IN NANJING

Club Enzo Nanjing, China http://www.cmi.com.au/catalogue/4917/adamson-products.html   The 1912 blocks of the trendy Nanjing, China are draped in both history and modern extravagance. The year 1912 is known as one of the most bustling and prosperous periods in the history of Nanjing and the district wears nostalgia in its architecture and layout.  Built around the Presidential

Goods - 5 November 2012

IN THE KEY OF JBN

The Key Club 117 Lonsdale St, Melbourne 3000 (03) 9650 3388 or or www.thekeyclub.com.au   Melbourne’s Key Club is the newest nightspot for Melbourne’s exclusive crowds. The venue is divided into three distinct areas: two bars and an indoor garden room, named The Looking Glass room. The Key Club has a state-of-the-art sound system in the

Local - 2 November 2012

LIV & LET LIV

Liv Nightclub: 26 Orchid Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD (07) 5538 3338 or www.livnightclub.com.au Wow. Will you take a look at the latest from Surfers: Liv Nightclub. The lighting was a result of a collaboration between Cree LED from the US, New Zealand’s stellarscape lighting controllers and German Madrix control software. Some 400sqm of LED is incorporated into