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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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18 December 2015: By Adam Savage

Summary includes a Game Audio article on 'Star Wars: Battlefront', a review of iZotope RX 5 and our France Geo Focus.

AMI's Top Ten summary this week includes John Broomhall's interview with DICE's Ben Minto on the audio work that went into the new game Star Wars: Battlefront (pictured), and our France Geo Focus.

Topping the list this time, however, is an opinion piece from live and recording engineer Phil Gornell, who discusses the dilemma of the festival broadcast mix by answering the question: "Do I offer my services in the truck to deliver the mix I know my band want, or do I stick at FOH?"

See below for the full round-up...

1. Battling that bothersome broadcast mix

Phil Gornell explains why proper planning, research and preparation is the best solution to a common dilemma for FOH engineers.

2. Game Audio: The sound of 'Star Wars: Battlefront'

DICE audio director Ben Minto on creating quality content for 'possibly the world’s most hallowed IP.'

3. Behringer X32 lets Midge Ure 'Breathe' on tour

Former Ultravox frontman's engineer used the mixer for a run of recent concerts marking 20 years since the launch of his platinum record.

4. Review: iZotope RX 5

Jerry Ibbotson fires up the latest version of the firm’s acclaimed audio editor to see what’s new this time around.

5. MeterPlugs releases Dynameter plug-in

Tool helps to achieve competitive dynamics and consistent playback volume across online streaming services.

6. Read the December issue of AMI online now

Latest edition includes our annual 2015 Gear of the Year round-up and an interview with the audio director for Star Wars: Battlefront.

7. Geo Focus: France

It may be going through a relatively steady period, but the French market still presents plenty of challenges, Matt Fellows finds.

8. DPA delivers true freedom of movement for opera stars

d:fine headset mics used for the first time at last month's Royal Albert Hall-based 'Classical Spectacular.'

9. John Krivit takes over as new AES president

Tireless connector of the pro-audio and education worlds' handed leadership of the Audio Engineering Society.

10. Nuendo Live, CL5 capture The Very Best of top Italian pop duo

Live recording at the Arena di Verona for Al Bano and Romina Power's first album in 20 years featured a Yamaha and Steinberg setup.