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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

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


25 November 2016: By Adam Savage

Summary includes stories on personnel changes at Metropolis and QSC and Freedman Electronics Group's acquisition of SoundField.

Stories on personnel changes at both Metropolis and QSC are included in AMI's Top Ten round-up this week, but the most-read article since Monday focused on Freedman Electronics Group's acquisition of SoundField.

Our interview with Ellie Goulding engineer Joe Kearns and review of the new KSM8 dual-diaphragm vocal mic from Shure also did well.

Read on for the rest of our weekly summary...

1. RØDE parent company purchases SoundField

Freedman Electronics Group, which also owns Event Electronics and Aphex, has bought the surround sound recording specialist from TSL.

2. iZotope introduces Ozone 7 Elements

Entry-level version of the award-winning mastering software now available.

3. Review: Shure KSM8

The term ‘revolutionary’ is overused these days, but you could perhaps forgive this manufacturer for using the word to define its new flagship mic, as Andy Coules discovers.

4. Rami Wahba wins AMI's Nugen Post Pack competition

Wahba spends most of his time working with local artists at his personal recording, mixing and mastering studio in Ashkelon, Israel.

5. Max Hole made Metropolis' new non-executive chairman

Former Universal Music Group International (UMGI) boss joins the board of the London-based firm with immediate effect.

6. QSC bolsters leadership team with three senior promotions

Role changes include Anna Csontos to VP, chief of staff; Perry Celia to senior director, domestic sales and Arnie Marx to senior director, software development.

7. Arizona Cardinals' stadium reveals new L-Acoustics system

System at the University of Phoenix Stadium consists primarily of flown K2 arrays permanently installed in July by AV systems integrator Pro Sound & Video.

8. Eighteen Sound adopts Powersoft's IpalMod tech

Italian speaker maker the latest to implement the company’s IPAL technology in its products.

9. Interview: Joe Kearns

Colby Ramsey speaks to the ex-British Grove Studios, now freelance producer/engineer about his vocal work with Ellie Goulding and gear choices.

10. AES LA's next monthly meeting on "Melodies to Masters"

Upcoming panel session will cover the skills necessary for each step of the recording process, and how technology has blurred these elements.