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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

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


14 August 2015: By Adam Savage

List includes stories on the worrying number of club closures over the past decade, and some significant PLASA Show seminar additions.

Our Top Ten round-up this week includes stories on the worrying number of club closures in the UK over the past decade, and some significant new additions to the list of speakers at the upcoming PLASA Show. 

The most-read article over the last few days is a report on a recent project at London's AIR Studios that involved recording the Sid Lawrence Orchestra direct to disc.

Take a look at what else made the Top Ten this time...

1. Feature: Recording direct to disc at AIR Studios

Adam Savage went down to the North London facility to see this risky and demanding process in action.

2. Nearly half of UK's nightclubs have closed in ten years

Alarming figures revealed by trade body ALMR show scale of decline in country's clubbing culture.

3. Sennheiser mic upgrade for world's largest mosque

German firm's latest digital models now present at all prayer locations around the Kaaba at Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

4. Renovation work set to begin on Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Project to restore historic facility in Alabama will start next month, and be completed by the end of the year.

5. Nuendo 7 crossgrade offer for Pro Tools users

Owners of Pro Tools HD/HDX/Native version 7-12 are the target of a special deal on Steinberg's new software until 30 November.

6. Tony Andrews joins PLASA speaker roster

Funktion-One founder will will host a session titled 'Audio and Consciousness', while there will also be a talk on hearing preservation.

7. Symetrix launches new Dante I/O expansion devices

New products enable channel count expansion of SymNet DSP systems, released alongside SymNet Composer software v4.1.

8. Midas reveals new PRO1, PRO2 console firmware

Users can now reorder channels within a group with version G3.2.1, which adds a Spectrum Analyser and Loudspeaker Processor as well.

9. Clean Bandit engineer would 'Rather Be' with a Vi3000

Monitor man Paul Hatt on why he's a fan of Soundcraft's new digital live sound console.

10. Rising Stars: Eric Milos

Berklee alumni and owner of Clear Lake Recording Studios in California discusses his promising career so far.

Picture: Producer Mike Valentine in discussion with the Sid Lawrence Orchestra at AIR Studios.