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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

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


04 March 2016: By Adam Savage

Stories on the 2016 Sound Oscar winners and a new partner studio for Miloco in Germany included in our news summary.

Stories on the 2016 Oscar winners for Sound Editing and Mixing and a new partner studio for Miloco in Hamburg, Germany are included in our Top Ten news summary this week.

By far the most-read article of the past few days details the acquisition of loudspeaker giant d&b audiotechnik by private investment firm Ardian.

See below for the full list...

1. d&b audiotechnik acquired by Ardian

Independent private investment company buys Backnang-based firm from Odewald & Compagnie, with the existing management team also taking a stake.

2. Double Sound Oscars success for 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

The Academy Awards for Sound Editing and Sound Mixing both went to the crew working on last year's post-apocalyptic action epic.

3. Sony's Garry Taylor on audio mastering for PlayStation 4

SCEE audio director explains why the new PS4 Mastering Suite is good news for both gamers and developers.

4. Behringer releases v1.12 firmware for X AIR mixers

Latest version adds tactile control of the entire mix with X-TOUCH Universal Controller via MIDI or the built-in Ethernet port.

5. AKG K182 headphones now available

New models are designed to provide 'unmatched sonic clarity, comfort and portability'.

6. Nuendo Live bundled with Yamaha QL, TF consoles

Software previously only included with the CL series is now integrated with all three mixer lines.

7. Miloco welcomes Germany's Clouds Hill Recordings

The full service residential recording facility becomes the firm's second partner studio in Hamburg.

8. PreSonus updates Studio One software

New with V3.2 is Mix Engine FX, a new plug-in paradigm that can modify or bypass and replace the DAW’s native mix engine.

9. Stealth Core 2 update for Digico SD9 announced

Upgrade will open up a 'massive' amount of additional processing ability and offer a new level of flexibility.

10. Interfacing with inexperienced clients

Lonnie Bedell reveals how best to deal with people not used to working with an audio professional.