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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles
Colby  Ramsey


27 May 2016: By Colby Ramsey

Last week's article on Adele's tour with Sennheiser remained popular while a Powersoft/EAW installation at a Euro 2016 venue also made the list.

Last week’s article on Adele touring with Sennheiser’s Digital 9000 remained popular while the recent Powersoft/EAW installation at an upcoming Euro 2016 venue (pictured) also made our weekly Top Ten news summary.

But the biggest story of the week by quite a margin was MAGIX’ acquisition of key Sony Creative Software lines.

See what else made our Friday list…

1. MAGIX acquiring key Sony Creative Software lines

German company's purchase will include the full Sound Forge Pro, ACID Pro, Vegas Pro and Movie Studio suites.

2. WorxAudio unveils XL1 line array loudspeaker

Newest member of the firm's Trueline family is available in powered and passive touring and install versions.

3. Facebook buys VR audio specialist Two Big Ears

Oculus owner acquires company known for its Spatial Workstation suite, which has been rebranded and made available for free.

4. New high-end PMC, Genelec systems for Metropolis Studios

World-class recording facility in west London invests in ‘state-of-the-art’ QB1-A and 1236 speakers as part of a £250k refurbishment.

5. Adele tours Europe and the US with Sennheiser Digital 9000

German firm's flagship wireless system was used by the superstar singer and her three backing vocalists for the first time recently.

6. Italian cinema invests in record-setting Meyer LEOPARD setup

Sala Energia auditorium in Milan becomes first cinema anywhere to power every screen channel with the line array loudspeakers.

7. PLASA Focus Leeds welcomes record visitor numbers

The eighth edition of the show attracted more than 2,600 attendees, resulting in a 9% increase in visitor numbers compared to 2015.

8. Powersoft, EAW system installed at UEFA Euro 2016 venue

Ottocanali amplifiers and QX loudspeakers have been placed in the new 59,000-capacity Parc Olympique Lyonnais Stadium.

9. Renkus-Heinz outlines major management restructure

Key personnel changes include Ralph Reinz assuming the position of CTO and Monika Heinz Smetona taking on the COO role.

10. AES details Paris 'Audio Projections' sessions

Three days of listening experiences in surround, multichannel and 3D audio projection will be presented by some of the foremost names in the industry.