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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

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


30 October 2015: By Adam Savage

Round-up includes reports on the major developments at PLASA and the impressive new facilities at Northbrook College.

Reports on the major developments at PLASA and the impressive new facilities at Northbrook College are among the most-read articles on the AMI website this week.

Topping the list this time, though, is a story alerting the industry to a vast array of audio and personal kit stolen from UK rock band Young Guns and their FOH engineer Ben Hammond a week ago. 

Here's the rest of our weekly news summary...

1. Young Guns band and crew victims of huge gear theft

Wireless mics, headphones, laptops and even passports snatched from the group and their engineer Ben Hammond in Leeds last Friday.

2. Northbrook opens 'biggest studio complex in South of England'

Multimillion pound college redevelopment includes the largest network of Focusrite Rednet audio interfaces in the country.

3. PLASA clarifies big changes as it weathers 'difficult period'

Governing Body chair on the cost-cutting measures it hopes will solve its 'critical cash flow problem', its future plans and more.

4. AES 2015: SSL to introduce new hardware development kit

Designed for ‘build your own’ enthusiasts, Beta is a 'blank canvas' upon which users can experiment with audio processing ideas.

5. Tori Amos' engineer utilises Nugen ISL 2 for new album

Marcel van Limbeek relied on the limiter for a studio recording of the singer's music for 'The Light Princess'.

6. Red Bull Studios LA acquires Behringer Powerplay System

Personal monitoring solution streamlines operation, allowing the studio to place monitor mixing directly in the hands of clients.

7. AES 2015: DPA launching d:screet Slim bodyworn mic

Button-hole accessory enables the microphone to be placed ‘virtually anywhere without being seen’.

8. Ex-Audio Media man moves to HHB

Jake Young joins the company as marketing manager, having previously held key roles at Miloco Studios and NewBay Media.

9. SoundTools, Klang sign HD Pro Audio as UK distributor

Rat Sound brand and 3D in-ear monitoring specialist now available through the Shepperton-based company.

10. PreSonus adds to Eris studio monitor range

4.5 and 6.5-inch driver models boast an expanded frequency range and 'the widest stereo field in their class'.

Picture: PLASA 2015 was the last to take place at London's ExCeL