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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

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


12 August 2016: By Adam Savage

List includes stories on Scrub's new home, another round of Sennheiser Sound Academy training and our Rising Stars finalists.

AMI's weekly Top Ten news summary includes stories on Scrub's new Wells Street home, another round of Sennheiser Sound Academy training and our list of Rising Stars finalists.

The most-read article of the week is a feature looking inside some of the most eye-catching newcomers to the global OB vehicle circuit.

Here's the full summary...

1. Audio faces the future with fresh generation of OB trucks

There have been a number of new specialist vehicles for outside broadcasting hitting the road recently. David Davies takes a look at a few key examples.

2. Lab.gruppen PLM powers Rockin'1000's second outing

World's largest rock band', which went viral last year with its cover of Learning to Fly, recently took over Cesana’s Orogel Stadium for a concert that required weeks of planning.

3. Scrub opens 'central London's largest pro-audio demo facility

Post-focused division of HHB relocates from Berwick Street in Soho to larger premises just off Oxford Street.

4. Sennheiser offering new Sound Academy courses

Educational sessions on wireless microphones and monitoring will take place in various UK locations over the next few months.

5. Review: McDSP 6050 Ultimate Channel Strip

Alan Branch has a play around with this impressive plug-in package from the Silicon Valley-based company.

6. Void Arcline 8 to be unveiled at BoomTown Fair

New line array system will be put to use for the first time at the reggae, folk and hip-hop festival in Hampshire, which started yesterday.

7. JBL introduces PRX800W PA system with wireless control

New range, which also offers sophisticated DSP, allows live sound professionals and musicians to set up quickly from a mobile tablet.

8. AMI announces 2016 Rising Star Award shortlist

We are now ready to reveal our finalists for this year's prize, which will be presented at the Pro Sound Awards in September.

9. New URSA Straps conceal radio mic transmitters

Range of body worn straps for film, TV and theatre was created by sound recordist Simon Bysshe and costumier Laura Smith.

10. Optocore helps spread Pope's message to 2.5 million in Poland

A fully-redundant optical fibre network was required for the 2016 World Youth Day, a Catholic gathering billed as 'the biggest event in the world.'

Picture: The inside of DB Video's new Unit 10 vehicle