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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles
Matthew Fellows


21 August 2015: By Matthew Fellows

Includes our Rising Star Award shortlist and nominee profiles, as well as the rescue of an iconic London venue from closure.

It's been a very Rising Stars-focused week; with the Pro Sound Awards rolling ever closer we revealed our Rising Star Award shortlist earlier in the week which proved popular with readers, as did profiles on three of the nominees. Also popular was the big news that rental firms SSE and Sound Image have entered into a partnership which will enable them both to offer improved service to clients in Europe and the US.

But the most popular article this week was the refreshing announcement that iconic London venue The Troubadour - played by Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan over the years, is to be saved from closure.

1. London's The Troubadour venue saved from closure

Opened in 1954, the Earl's Court cafe and live music venue has seen performances from Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan and Adele. 

2. AMI reveals Rising Star Award shortlist

We announce the names of the ten candidates for our Rising Star award at the Pro Sound Awards on 24 September. 

3. Rising Stars: Zoe Martin

FOH and monitor sound engineer discusses starting out playing bass, teaching at BIMM and why mixing live dance is the most fun.

4. DAW and plug-in picks from the professionals

Four audio professionals reveal the DAWs and plug-ins that they can’t live without.

5. DJ/producer Danny Byrd upgrades to Genelec 8351s

Drum & Bass DJ has voiced approval for the monitors since acquiring them as part of a home studio upgrade.

6. Rising Stars: Riley MacIntyre

Assistant engineer at The Church Studios discusses working with Lianne La Havas and The Thurston Moore Band. 

7. SSE, Sound Image form transatlantic partnership

New United Audio Companies venture will allow both rental firms to improve the support they can offer to clients in Europe and the US.

8. Audinate announces Dante Ultimo firmware update

2.2 update adds a range of new features enhancements for OEMs building low channel-count networked audio products.

9. Rising Stars: Stuart Allen-Hynd

Allen-Hynd discusses his career at Soho post house Jungle, including work with a range of high profile stars and brands. 

10.  Inaugural European Games sees success with L-Acoustics K2

K2 System was used for opening and closing ceremonies in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku in June.

Pictured: Bob Dylan performs at London's The Troubadour venue in Earl's Court. Photo Credit: Evening Standard.