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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

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


13 November 2015: By Matthew Fellows

List includes stories on the University of Westminster's new high-end studio complex and Amadeus' new Philharmonia speakers.

Another Friday, another top ten, rounding up the most read articles this week. 

The list includes a feature on the London's Metropolis Studios, where we investigate the secrets to the facility's enduring success as it hits its 25th year in business. Sennheiser unveiled 'the best headphones in the world' valued €50,000, and Amadeus announced the availability of its new Philharmonia speakers, co-designed by famous architect Jean Nouvel.

But this week's most popular story is Adam Savage's piece on the new studio facility installed at University of Westminster's Harrow Campus.

1. Inside University of Westminster's new high-end studio complex

Why the institution can now rightfully claim to have "one of the finest audio recording facilities to be found at any university in the world.”

2. Amadeus Philharmonia speakers now shipping

New high-end speakers co-designed by world-renowned architect Jean Nouvel are aimed at both the pro-audio and hi-fi markets.

3. Review: Soundcraft Si Impact

Designed to combine an analogue workflow with digital flexibility at an affordable price point, does this new desk tick all the boxes?

4. Studio Profile: 25 years of Metropolis

What are the secrets behind the London facility's endurance when others of its kind are struggling? Matt Fellows went along to find out.

5. Sennheiser unveils €50,000 Orpheus headphones

'The best headphones in the world' feature a marble housing, chrome-plated hardware and a combined tube/transistor amplifier design.

6. Allen & Heath expands ZED range

Manufacturer adds trio of analogue mini mixers, each featuring two-band EQ, smooth travel faders and channel monitoring.

7. Radial introduces new ribbon mic booster

Designed as a useful tool for when combining low output microphones with regular preamps, the McBoost is now shipping.

8. Neumann releases KH 805 active subwoofer

New model designed as an affordable solution to stereo set-ups when used in combination with KH 120 or KH 310 loudspeakers.

9. Read the November issue of AMI online now

A feature on the uptake of networked audio gear and reviews of the latest products from Soundcraft and McDSP included in new edition.

10. Zac Brown's Southern Ground Nashville adds API Legacy Plus

Grammy award-winning musician specified a custom configuration of the 48-channel console for his personal studio.

Image: Metropolis' Studio E