episode of LIGHT TALK, the Lumen Brothers interview product
developer, designer, programmer, educator, industry giant, and
friend... Tom Littrell.
David, Stan, Steve and Tom as they pontificate about: Changing Rock
n' Roll lighting history; The "English Invasion"; Moving from Par
Cans to VariLites; The "Whah" Moment; Selling the VariLite idea to
Genesis; Early VariLite growing pains; Being the first live
programmer for VariLite; The birth of the Programmer/Designer;
Missing the Artisan; Developing the Source Four LED; The
future development of LED fixtures; The genesis of the
VariLite student training program; Fred Foster supporting
students instead of throwing parties; The things universities
should be teaching in their lighting programs; What Jim Waits and
Tom were doing in the back of the tour bus; Being well treated and
respected by the band; The fog machine; and sage advice for student
lighting designers and technicians.