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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

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

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28 August 2015: By Adam Savage

Three festival sound-focused stories have made it into our round-up, including reports on the WOMAD and Wacken Open Air events.

With the summer season now entering its final phase, three festival sound-focused stories have made it into our Top Ten round-up this week, including reports on the WOMAD (UK) and Wacken Open Air (Germany) events.

An interview piece with Paul Hackner, re-recording mixer and supervising sound editor on the new horror film Sinister 2 has also proven popular with Audio Media International readers.

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1. Brit Row supplies gear and crew for Wiltshire's WOMAD festival

London-based company handled production across all six stages, supplying a range of kit from L-Acoustics, SSL and Midas.

2. Estonia's Heliart expands Powersoft offering

Rental, sales and installation company invests in new X Series platform, and has already put the amps to the test "under heavy conditions."

3. New Nuage system for French production firm Dizale

Britanny-based facility has seen a steady increase in its dubbing and post workload, meaning a major gear update was required.

4. Funktion-One brings the noise to Noisily Festival 2015

Two stages at event set in the heart of rural England featured quadrophonic F1 systems from Bassline Productions and Audio Feed.

5. The terrifying sound of Sinister 2

Sound designer, sound re-recording mixer and supervising sound editor Paul Hackner chats to AMI about his work behind the scenes of the new horror flick.

6. Rising Stars: Andy Egerton

Monitor engineer explains how listening to a live music DVD put him on the path to mixing for The Maccabees and Mumford & Sons.

7. De Montfort University given Genelec, VDC revamp

Upgrade to UK uni's performing arts facility includes Van Damme cabling and a 32-channel multi surround speaker array.

8. Scrub delivers DAW updates to The Soundhouse

New Avid Pro Tools HD upgrades and Soundminer HD Plus systems introduced across all seven suites at the London facility.

9. IBC: Four 'audio worlds' await visitors to Sennheiser stand

Joint booth with Neumann will feature areas dedicated to electronic newsgathering, as well as radio, TV and sports broadcasting.

10. Riedel provides comms kit for world's largest metal festival

Comprehensive solution built on a MediorNet network and Artist intercom system deployed at 2015 Wacken Open Air event in Germany.

Picture: The Ecotricity Stage at WOMAD 2015