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Followspot colors

I generally specify followspots for tours where the artists are expected to walk around the stage, though I am generally not really a fan of followspots. The colors are finicky, the spots themselves are generally not maintained well – a venue typically bought their Super Troupers from Strong back in the ’70s, and hasn’t upgraded since, letting the components rust and get sticky, etc. Typically, followspotting is given to the crustiest, lowest-on-the-totem-pole guy on the call, usually not the person who would be best suited to making fine physical movements. Did I mention the colors are finicky? Lamps for these things are designed for raw power, and if the color is going to drift, it always seems to drift to… Read More »Followspot colors