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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles
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02 December 2016: By Adam Savage

Summary includes stories on why Lawo desks were picked for Clarkson, Hammond and May's new show and the UK distribution of Studer's Micro Series.

There's a lot of broadcast-related news in our Top Ten summary this week, including articles on why Lawo desks were picked for the making of Clarkson, Hammond and May's new show and the UK distribution of Studer's Micro Series.

But it was a live sound story that topped the list this time, covering Britannia Row Productions' deployment of L-Acoustics K1 and K2 systems on The Cure's tour of the UK and Europe.

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1. Brit Row provides L-Acoustics K1/K2 for The Cure Tour 2016

Worldwide tour marks the first real outing for the British band since the release of its 13th studio album in 2008.

2. Lawo joins ex-Top Gear presenters on 'The Grand Tour'

Two of the company's mixing consoles were selected by Dutch broadcast service provider United in creating an all-digital audio setup.

3. Appreciating the art of Foley

David Hamilton-Smith explains why he feels the work that goes into reproducing sound effects the old fashioned way has never really got the attention it deserves.

4. BBC World Service uses Dante for US Presidential election coverage

Transition to audio-over-IP 'massively improved efficiency across all business and technical aspects' compared to four years ago.

5. Justin Bieber takes Telefunken mics on Purpose World Tour

Microphones were used for all live instruments and vocals on the tour held in support of the multi-platinum selling artist's fourth album.

6. MADI interface for KLANG:fabrik now available

Firmware KOS 2.2 and control application KLANG:app 2.2 will fully support the expansion, which includes extensive OSC integration and 96kHz support.

7. Sound Technology distributing Studer Micro Series in the UK

The company will hold a launch event at its Letchworth Garden City demo facility on Wednesday 7 December, with demos and training from Studer product specialists.

8. Molinare bags both RTS Craft Awards for sound

Sky Atlantic’s ‘The Tunnel: Sabotage’ was recognised in the Drama category while Greg Getten's Charlie Hebdo film picked up the award in the non-fiction category.

9. Sky Deutschland's Cube benefits from Jünger's Smart Audio

Broadcaster has become the latest to adopt the concept after specifying D*AP audio processing units for its new sports programming centre near Munich.

10. Allen & Heath expands US marketing team

Mike Bangs has been appointed live sound and touring expert, James Duvall as commercial solutions specialist, and Maryam Larki-Bavi as marketing manager.