Examining the Executioner: Excision

Excision. The man who has taken over the interwebz along with his mean machine: The Paradox.

For those living under a rock, Excision dropped some gigantic virtual bombs with his latest live experience “The Paradox”, on tour since Jan 2017. Forget at an actual gig, even if you’re at home looking at some videos on your phone, it is guaranteed to make your jaw drop. The rig looks deceptively simple. In reality, far, far from it. Deliciously seamless LED, a mobile DJ fascia, brilliant lighting, and slamming special effects- The Paradox is truly one of a kind. And we must say, has Excision written all over it.

All The Paradox shows are run by visual moguls Beama. We caught up with Brady Villadsen and Butz to understand what goes down in creating & running this monster, day after day.
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Resolume Footage: Fresh Blood, Fresh Life

Hello my beautiful creaturesss of ze night. This veek ve have a vonderful selection of new visuals for you. These visuals are fresh, like a pulsing vein, teeming with ze promise of eternal bliss. So good you could almost taste it, yes? So drink up, and join me in eternity forever.

Welcome to Dumb Robot, who sets the bar high with a great theme and a lovely pastel color scheme on MachineHead.

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And another welcome to VisualLab, who drop the Mother Of Abstract Bombs: TwoPointZero.
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And to close it off, we have VJ Galaxy, the zookeeper on a low poly diet.
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Where Wolves Roam

Wolves are slightly eccentric, mega talented visual artists who are making their presence felt across the globe. With fabulous skills to boast of, Joshua Dmello & Jash Reen have been fast racing to the front of the (visual) pack.

They’ve worked with all sizes of setups- from tiny to large to omgsomassive and have delivered to the hilt, over & over again. Be it with projection, or LED.

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New Footage Releases: Program patterns

Greetings programs! Hop on your lightcycles and enter the grid because this time we've got three absolute bangers for you.

WTFlow gives a new spin on a familiar theme. The slight offset on the color animation gives this pack a deliciously organic feel.

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Unit44 is back with the sequel to Pattern.
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And Ostwerker gets in on that Tron action.
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Visual Pixation with Rick Jacobs

Our quest for excellence in the visual space has now brought us to Rick Jacobs of RJB visuals.

Touring currently with Nicky Romero, and the man behind the operation and visual design of his entire show, the stuff that Rick does is epic of massive proportions.
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Ironed Out Resolume: Arena 5.1.4 & Avenue 4.6.4 Released

Ladies & Gentlemen! Please update your Resolumes. We have released Arena 5.1.4 and Avenue 4.6.4. These new versions fix a few crashes and iron out some wrinkles. Nobody likes a wrinkled Resolume while they're VJ-ing, so hit that download.

Resolume Arena 5.1.4 & Avenue 4.6.4
[FIXED] Crash when triggering clip before deck is loaded
[FIXED] Crash when contextual menu is open and active layer is switched
[FIXED] Crash when switching decks during transition
[FIXED] Desktop is shown for a moment when using cancel to exit the advanced screen setup
[FIXED] Invert toggle on AutoMask effect broken
[FIXED] Transition Mixer dropdown doesn't update when creating a new composition
[FIXED] MulitTask mixer no worky on 5.1.3 OSX10.10
[FIXED] Right clicking parameters in the advanced output changes their range to -1.0...1.0
[FIXED] Request for RGBAW color space in DMX fixtures
[FIXED] Right clicking a slice parameter resets it's value but does not apply it to the slice
[FIXED] Crash: Rotate a polygon slice in output map like a mad man
[FIXED] Distorted image when using odd sized image as a mask
[FIXED] Multiple point selection dragger gets perspective after dragging a perspective handler on a slice

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The Ultimate Guide to Multiscreen Output with Resolume

“I want to connect a dozen and then some screens, what hardware should I get?”

We get this question quite often.

The question sounds simple, the answer is always complicated. It’s the same as asking: “I want to buy a house, which house should I buy?”

Consider us your multiscreen real estate managers.
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