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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles
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23 October 2015: By Adam Savage

Round-up includes stories on product launches from JBL, Mackie and Soundcraft and a new 'rescue plan' for London's live music venues.

Our weekly round-up this week includes stories on product launches from JBL, Mackie and Soundcraft, along with an article on new support from London Mayor Boris Johnson to protect London's live music scene from further venue closures.

The most-read story since Monday was yesterday's piece on the introduction of Abbey Road Red, the only music tech-specific incubator programme in Europe.

Check out the rest of this week's summary...

1. Abbey Road Studios launches 'open innovation department'

Aim of new music tech incubator programme, Abbey Road Red, is to provide fledgling start-ups with a 'dynamic route to market.'

2. Genelec planning 3D audio demos at AES Convention

Presentation at NYC event will allow attendees to experience a 'fully immersive, spatialised, enveloping natural sound-field'.

3. London Mayor's Music Venues Taskforce offers 'rescue plan'

Fresh report coinciding with Venues Day 2015 reveals how 35% of venues in the city have closed since 2007, among other findings.

4. New AES67 revision issued

2015 update 'confirms stability of the audio network interoperability standard,' according to the Media Networking Alliance.

5. Studio Profile: On the Factory floor

We take a closer look at Factory Studios' expansion, including the first Atmos-certified mix room for commercials and trailers in the UK.

6. Prodigious acquires Avid S6

Control surface supplied by Scrub is being used by the facility to mix feature films and short-form commercials.

7. JBL introduces EON618S subwoofer

New 1,000W model promises 'clear and powerful' sound with true low-frequency extension and wireless control.

8. Soundcraft Signature Series consoles now shipping in UK

10, 12, 16-channel models are available now, while the 22-channel and Multi-Track variations are due to arrive in November.

9. Review: Spitfire Audio BML210 Bone Phalanx

Producer Ryan McCambridge delves into this feature-packed brassy addition to the company’s acclaimed British Modular Library.

10. Mackie expands CR Series monitor line

CR4BT and CR5BT designed to bridge the gap between professional and personal applications.

Picture: Studio 5 at London's new-look Factory