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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles
Adam Savage


01 May 2015: By Adam Savage

Round-up includes an article on live mics from Andy Coules and news of the return of The Rolling Stones' Mobile Studio.

Our Top Ten summary this week includes an article on live microphones from Andy Coules, a story highlighting Orbital's PLASA Focus plans and news of the return of The Rolling Stones' Mobile Studio.

But by far the biggest story since Monday – and it won't come as much of a suprise – is yesterday's report on Music Group's acquisition of Tannoy, Lab,gruppen and TC Electronic parent company TC Group.

Here's the rest of the list...

1. Music Group announces TC Group acquisition

Addition of Tannoy and Lab.gruppen allows Uli Behringer's company to round out its professional install and touring sound portfolio.

2. Andy Coules: A lesson in live mics

FOH engineer and audio educator on why a detailed understanding of a microphone’s inner workings is crucial.

3. Restoration of Rolling Stones' Mobile Studio underway

Famous roving facility used for the recording of 'Exile on Main St.' is currently being revived by an electronics engineer in Calgary, Canada.

4. Feature: The changing face of broadcast TV production

We explore how some programmes are taking advantage of technologies that combine both IT and conventional engineering skills.

5. Read our 2015 Microphones Guide online now

Supplement published alongside the April issue includes editorial contributions from a number of live sound and recording experts.

6. Review: ReVoice Pro 3

Alan Branch sees what the latest version of this intuitive vocal processing tool from Synchro Arts has to offer.

7. PreSonus plays central role at Millennium Stadium

StudioLive 24.4.2AI console now a key part of the sound system at the Six Nations venue in Cardiff, Wales.

8. MPG reveals new board of directors

Planned reshuffle sees Steve Levine step down as chairman, having completed his constituted five-year term.

9. Review: Avid S3L-X

Simon Allen sees whether this new system really does offer “greater versatility, reliability, and value” than the original S3L.

10. PLASA Focus: Orbital Sound to spotlight Nexo range

Geo M6 to take centre stage, alongside wired and wireless solutions from Shure and Clear-Com/HME, as well as Yamaha's QL Series.