monitors  ·  foh  ·   backline  ·  playback  ·  tour + production manager


COMING UP

THE CAT EMPIRE  ·  Stolen Diamonds National Tour  [October - November]
THE PRESETS  ·  Habitat Festival
  [November]
GOLDEN FEATURES  ·  Spilt Milk Festival  [November]
ZIGGY ALBERTS  ·  Lap Around The Sun Tour
  [November - December]

 

bands

· THE CAT EMPIRE  -  monitors, production manager  (australia / international)

· SAN CISCO  -  tour and production manager, backline and playback tech, monitors  (australia / international)

· VERA BLUE  -  tour manager, playback and backline tech, monitors
· RÜFÜS DU SOL  -  playback and backline tech  (australia / international)
· GOLDEN FEATURES  -  playback tech, ableton programming, monitors, production manager

· GANG OF YOUTHS  -  monitors

· HAYDEN JAMES  -  tour manager, playback and stage tech

· JOHN BUTLER (SOLO)  -  guitar tech

· HARRY JAMES ANGUS  -  monitors
· TINPAN ORANGE - monitors, foh
· PIERCE BROTHERS  -  foh, monitors



the fill in

· THE JUNGLE GIANTS  -  monitors
· FLIGHT FACILITIES  -  monitors

· BIRDS OF TOKYO  -  bass tech, monitors
· THE WAIFS  -  guitar tech

· HUSKY  -  foh
· GEORGE MAPLE  -  monitors

· SPIDERBAIT  -  backline / stage tech

· ALICE IVY  -  foh

· EVAN KLAR  -  foh
· THE DELTA RIGGS  -  backline / stage tech
· CLOUD CONTROL  -  backline / stage tech

· VANSHE  -  stage tech

 

local bands


· RAINY DAY WOMEN  -  foh, monitors, tour manager
· TIMOTHY NELSON AND THE INFIDELS  -  foh, monitors

· OUR MAN IN BERLIN  -  foh, monitors
· GRRL PAL  -  foh, ableton programming, live rig customisation
· THE DISAPPOINTED  -  foh, monitors
· LOUIS AND THE HONKYTONK  -  foh, monitors
· MICHAEL STRONG  -  live show producer, ableton programming


festivals

· SOUTHBOUND  -  monitors
· GROOVIN' THE MOO  -  monitors
· FALLS  -  monitors
· WONDERLAND  -  monitors
· SOUNDWAVE  -  foh
· FUTURE MUSIC  -  monitors
· WEST COAST BLUES AND ROOTS  -  monitors
· STEREOSONIC  -  foh, monitors
· SETS ON THE BEACH  -  foh, monitors
· BRIDGETOWN BLUES  -  monitors
· FAIRBRIDGE FESTIVAL  -  foh
· NANNUP FOLK FESTIVAL  -  monitors
· LANEWAY FESTIVAL  -  monitors
· LISTEN OUT  -  monitors
· SCAREHOUSE  -  monitors

· BOYUP BROOK COUNTRY MUSIC  -  monitors

western australian symphony orchestra

 

· WASO with IDEA OF NORTH  -  monitors 

· WASO with MEGAN WASHINGTON  -  monitors

· WASO with THE WHITLAMS  -  monitors

· WASO with KATE MILLER-HEIDKE  -  monitors

· WASO with JAMES MORRISON  -  monitors

· WASO with JOSH PYKE  -  monitors

· WASO with KATE CEBERANO AND MICHAEL FALZON  -  monitors

· WASO; Symphony In The City  -  monitors

· WASO; Swing On This  -  monitors

· WASO; Witches  -  monitors


other

· BRYCE DESSNER (THE NATIONAL) SOFT SOFT LOUD  -  foh
· HOME: Perth International Arts Festival 2016 OPENING  -  monitors
· TELETHON  -  monitors
· SOUTH PACIFIC GAMES LIVE MUSIC STAGE (PNG) -  foh

plays

· MY ROBOT  -  sound designer, composer  (Nominee · 'Best Music' in 2017 Performing Arts WA Awards)
· HAMLET (Pro-Am) -  sound designer, composer
· MONKEY BOY  -  sound designer, composer, co-creative
· DUST  -  sound designer, composer
· MOTHER F**KER WITH THE HAT  -  sound designer

· DRIVING INTO WALLS (Australian Tour)  -  head of sound, operator
· BLITHE SPIRIT (Live Simulcast)  -  head of radio microphones
· MANAGING CARMEN (Live Simulcast)  -  head of radio microphones
· AS YOU LIKE IT (Live Simulcast)  -  head of radio microphones
· HERE LIES HENRY  (NSW, VIC, UK)  -  sound designer, composer
· GOOD LOVIN' (Regional Tour, WA)  -  sound operator, asm

· POLYPHONY  -  operator
· BEYOND THE NECK  -  sound designer, composer
· THE DAMNED  -  sound designer
· THE ENCHANTERS  -  sound designer, composer
· MNEMONIC (Pro-Am)  -  sound designer, composer
· THE UGLY ONE  -  sound designer
· STATE THEATRE CENTRE WA OPENING GALA  -  sound designer
· THE TRIAL  -  operator

· 66a CHURCH ROAD  -  operator
· ATTEMPTS ON HER LIFE  -  sound designer, composer


musical

· BOBBY FOX: 4 SEASONS IN ONE NIGHT  -  operator
· THE RIDERS (Opera)  -  head of sound, radio microphones
· THE RED TREE (PIAF and WA Tour)  -  head of sound, operator
· WALTZING THE WILLARRA (APAM Tour, SA)  -  head of sound, operator
· DUCK, DEATH AND THE TULIP  - head of sound, operator
· ANNIE (Pro-Am) - operator


circus

· FEARLESS  -  composer, sound designer, ableton programmer, performer


dance

· FIGHTS AND FLIGHTS  -  sound designer, composer, operator
· 3G  -  head of sound, operator
· TRY HARD  -  sound designer, composer, operator
· ECO-BOTS  -  sound designer, composer

· GENI(US)  -  audio consultant, editor

 

 

film & installation

 

· I AM THE ROBBER  -  sound designer  (film and 7.1 surround)

· STARRING DIRECTLY AT THE SUN MKII  -  sound designer  (son et lumiere)
· WALK WITH ME  -  sound designer / composer (walking tour interactive installation)



work experiance

· ARABIAN NIGHTS  -  royal shakespeare company, UK   w/ Paul Arditti
· NATION  -  national theatre, UK   w/ Paul Arditti

 
 

ARCHER & LIGHT  ·  vocals, guitar, programming, composer

SIDEWALK DIAMONDS  ·  drums, vocals

 

ARCHER & LIGHT  ·  vocals, guitar, programming, composer

SIDEWALK DIAMONDS  ·  drums, vocals

 

James Luscombe is a sound engineer based in Perth, Australia
Studied sound at WA Academy of Performing Arts

Tours with bands doing monitors, foh, backline/playback and tour management

Freelances with various PA companies doing monitors and foh for

    festivals, headline shows and corporate events

Has built and programmed playback rigs for touring bands
Works as a head of sound for local theatres such as; 
State Theatre Centre of WA

    and Subiaco Arts Centre
Sound designs and composes for theatre, dance and circus shows
Tours with theatre shows as a head of sound and operator
Runs a custom audio company; 
Copper & Noise specialising in high

    end custom solutions for for live touring and studio as well as Ableton programming
Has lectured at WAAPA covering 'Theatre Sound' & 'Audio Technology'
As well as playing and writing in a few local Perth bands

 
 

Copper&Noise is a custom audio company specialising in high end solutions for live and studio applications.
From custom cabling for studio, to the design and construction of playback rigs or in ear monitor racks for touring bands;
Copper&Noise has a solution and stands behind this with a life time warranty*.


Services include:
   - custom looms [XLR, Jack, MIDI & Power]
   - guitar pedal boards
   - wiring of live racks such as in ear monitors or wireless microphones etc.
   - design and construction of custom playback rigs to suit the artists desired show
   - programming and build of Live Ableton sets [Audio mixing & Midi programming]

Artists that Copper&Noise has worked with include:
  - San Cisco
  - Vera Blue
  - Golden Features

  - John Butler
  - The Cat Empire
  - Rufus Du Sol
  - The Kite String Tangle
  - Methyl Ethyl
  - James Newhouse (studio engineer)
  - Barking Gecko Theatre Company
  - Hayden James


   * some conditions apply.  Details will be listed in quotes.