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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles
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10 March 2017: By Colby Ramsey

Round-up includes stories about SMP’s recent investment in four Yamaha Nuage systems and this year’s Olivier Awards' Best Sound Design nominees.

Our weekly Top Ten round-up includes stories about SMP’s recent investment in four Yamaha Nuage systems (pictured) and the announcement of this year’s Olivier Awards' Best Sound Design nominees.

A number of feature articles were also popular online this week, with Profile pieces on the Elbphilharmonie opening concert and Park Studios, as well as a review of Genelec’s new IP studio monitors, all making the list.

But the most-read article of the week was the news that the EMI console used to record Pink Floyd’s ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ is expected to sell for ‘a significant six-figure sum' on auction at the end of the month.

Check out the rest of this week’s summary...

1. Console used to record 'The Dark Side of the Moon' up for auction

Abbey Road EMI TG12345 MK IV that was housed in Studio Two between 1971 and 1983 is expected to sell for ‘a significant six-figure sum' in New York on 27 March.

2. Review: Genelec 8430A IP SAM

Nigel Palmer heads down to Scrub’s new demo facility to have a play around with this monitoring ‘world first.’

3. Broadcasting the Elbphilharmonie's opening concert

Hamburg is now home to one of the world’s most impressive music venues. Adam Savage pieces together the technical details of its recent high-profile inauguration.

4. Four Yamaha Nuage systems for SMP Amsterdam

The music agency recently invested in the systems to be used in its refurbished master studio and three of its smaller studios.

5. Top Bollywood sound engineer chooses Nugen Halo Upmix

Mumbai-based audio/mix engineer Sreejesh Nair is using Halo to produce an immersive upmix on a broad range of cinema projects, including Bollywood movie soundtracks.

6. DPA mics record 'Insects & Swarms' for new sound library

David Kamp used 4060 miniature mics to capture audio for the project, which required him to record thousands of flies, bees, mosquitos and locusts.

7. Olivier Awards' Best Sound Design nominees announced

This year's ceremony is set to be "the biggest yet," and will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on 9 April 2017.

8. Focusrite Plug-in Collective offering FabFilter discounts

Registered Focusrite customers can get 25% off the Pro-Q 2 equaliser and Pro-DS de-esser plug-ins this month.

9. Studio Profile: The Park Studios

A year after the new owner moved in, Colby Ramsey went over to the Wembley-based studio to find out how it is setting itself apart within the UK recording scene.

10. Read the March issue of AMI online now

In our latest issue, we take an in-depth look at the location recorder market and talk to Red TX about Woody Harrelson’s live film project 'Lost in London'.