Allen&Heath will be the exclusive DJ mixer supplier for thisyear’s annual Ultra Music Festival USA in Miami during the WinterMusic Conference on Saturday, March 6, 2004. Xone:V6, Xone:92, Xone:62and Xone:02 models will be in use on all 11 stages at the event.
Additionally, Allen&Heath will be co-sponsoring the VIPUltrabeach Arena with the Hard Rock Café. The stage will featuretop DJs spinning day and night, including Andy Rigby-Jones, thedesigner of Allen&Heath’s Xone products. The VIP UltrabeachArena will also serve as a preview of the Ultrabeach Party planned forsummer 2004 in Miami. The P.A. system will be supplied by theUK’s Opus Audio.
Ultrafest’s two main stages will each featureAllen&Heath’s new cutting-edge Xone:92 mixer, while theXone:V6 and Xone:62 DJ mixers will be provided for all other stages,with a Xone:02 stereo pro turntablist DJ mixer for the hip hoparena.
Nick Assunto, Ultrafest production manager and designer, said, “Ihave total confidence in the Allen&Heath Xone mixers as they soundgreat. The new Xone:92 is a very exciting prospect, and I am delightedthat it will make its American debut at Ultra Music Festival USA.”
Leading artists appearing at this year’s Ultrafest includeestablished Allen&Heath mixer users Richie Hawtin, John Digweed,Sasha, D:Fuse, Grayarea, Deepsky, Infusion, Dieselboy, Dara, AK 1200,Sander Kleinenberg and Sen-Sei. Other top acts scheduled to performinclude the Chemical Brothers, Way Out West, Paul Oakenfold, Paul vanDyk and a rare live appearance by Rabbit in the Moon.