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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

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


16 October 2015: By Matthew Fellows

Stories include QSC's expansion of its AcousticPerformance range and the threat of closure facing NYC's The Magic Shop studio.

As the week rolls to a close, we round up the week’s most read articles on AMI.

Big news this week includes Dynaudio’s move to take all distribution operations in-house at its Denmark HQ, the expansion of QSC’s AcousticPerformance loudspeaker range, and the revelation that BBC S&PP is to close down its Digital Media Services division in order to better focus on its core services of studios and post-production-related affairs.

But the most popular article this week is the sad news that The Magic Shop (pictured), famous for its work with David Bowie, Lou Reed, Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters and more is reportedly facing the threat of closure.

 1. 'Sonic Highways' studio The Magic Shop 'will probably have to close'

Changing music industry and ruthless NYC real-estate market puts future of iconic facility in doubt, despite Dave Grohl's intervention.

2. QSC strengthens AcousticPerformance series

Additions to the range include a multipurpose coaxial loudspeaker and dual 12in subwoofer.

3. PMC launching 'the definitive main monitor' at AES Convention

New QB1-XBD-A is 'larger than anything the company has ever manufactured before,' and will be shown as part of a 9.1 surround system.

4. Dynaudio takes distribution in-house

Move follows the acquisition of its long-standing supplier TC Group by Music Group earlier this year.

5. Broadcast Profile: The London Studios

In the wake of some significant regulation changes in the sector, how has the facility’s output been affected?

6. BBC S&PP to close Digital Media Services division

Decision part of a business realignment that will shift the firm's focus more onto studios and post production-related activity.

7.  Rising Stars: Jonas Andreas Jensen

BAFTA and NFTS Sound Design Award winner talks education and experience, his admiration for Ren Klyce and his successful last few years.

8. Nuage bolsters Belgium's The Musical Box studio

European facility just one example of the post-production system's newfound popularity with the music production industry.

9. Radial Headload Prodigy DI box now available

Combination load box/DI enables higher amplifier output while maintaining lower stage volumes.

10. Studiomaster ships new LIVESYS5 micro-PA

Measuring just 290 x 210 x 175mm and weighing in at 3.3kg, the system can also be used as a stage monitor.

Photo: The Magic Shop