Foo Fighters are concluding their long-running Concrete and Gold Tour, throughout which disguise’s gx range media servers, running the latest r15 software, have driven the video-intensive show. The band’s ninth tour, Concrete and Gold is in support of their eponymous ninth album released last fall. The tour kicked off in June 2017 in Iceland and wraps in St. Paul, Minnesota in October. They’ve played dates worldwide in 2018, including summer festivals in Europe.
As video content races to 4K and 8K, Andy Babin, the tour’s Screens Director and Video Operator and a Technical Director at Control Freak Systems, notes that “it’s kind of refreshing” for the tour’s content to remain HD. “The entire show fits in one 1920 x 1080 HD raster,” he says. LA-based Electronic Countermeasures created bold pre-rendered graphics for the screens; live camera feeds of the band, with creative Notch real time graphic treatments, including IMAG.