In our case, a circuit was designed that would pick up the music from KIIS, and when a low note came through, the red loop would flash. A middle note (like a vocal) would make the yellow neon loop come on, and a high note (cymbal, etc) would flash the #00ffff loop.

KIIS Neon Billboard

One idea Mike had that was kind of neat was to combine a neon sign with a light organ; one of the color displays that responds to different tone frequencies by flashing on and off different colored neon loops on a giant 60' billboard.

In our case, a circuit was designed that would pick up the music from KIIS, and when a low note came through, the red loop would flash. A middle note (like a vocal) would make the yellow neon loop come on, and a high note (cymbal, etc) would flash the blue loop.

The results were spectacular. You could see the billboard for miles along Highland Blvd. in Hollywood, and the effect of hearing the music on your car radio and seeing it in front of you was captivating, synergystic, and awesome.


Unfortunately, It was such a spectacle that the Billboard company got calls from the L.A.P.D., complaining that it was a 'nuisance' to traffic.

We could keep the sign up, but the neon loops wouldn't be allowed to flash. There wasn't much point in that, so the KIIS Flashing Neon Billboard came down...


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