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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

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

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05 May 2017: By Colby Ramsey

Stories on a new loudspeaker solution from Danley and the University of Salford's new PMC-equipped studios are included in our weekly Top Ten summary.

Stories on a new loudspeaker solution from Danley and the University of Salford's new PMC-equipped studios are included in our weekly Top Ten summary today, while stories from last week about Avid's latest Pro Tools upgrade and the BBC's upcoming binaural episode of Doctor Who continued to remain popular.

The most-read article of the week however was an overview of our recent trip to Abbey Road Studios, where we were given a demo of the technology used to create a new immersive mix of Comfortably Numb from Live 8, which will be a major feature of the 'Their Mortal Remains' exhibition that opens its doors at the V&A on 13 May.

Check out the rest of this week's news summary...

1. Sennheiser takes AMBEO to next level for Pink Floyd project

We visit Abbey Road for a demo of the tech used to create a new immersive mix of 'Comfortably Numb' – a major feature of the upcoming 'Their Mortal Remains' exhibition.

2. Danley delivers new all-in-one SM-80F solution

Combined Synergy Horn loudspeaker and Tapped Horn subwoofer is designed to produce rich low end and crystal clear high end from 45Hz to 17kHz.

3. Salford Uni equips new studios with PMC monitors

Built at a cost of £55 million, the New Adelphi arts and media facility is one of the largest new-build studio complexes in the UK.

4. Reason 9.5 update introduces VST support

Latest upgrade for the music production software opens up new and creative ways of using Virtual Studio Technology plugins.

5. BBC to offer binaural Doctor Who episode

Alternate version of Series Ten, Episode Four will feature “a 3D surround sound effect for anyone wearing headphones, placing them at the heart of the action.”

6. Gil Gowing chooses Focusrite Red setup for new business venture

Production expert has added a Red 8Pre audio interface to his studio's gear list after starting his own consulting and training firm.

7. ADAM Audio announces A7X anniversary photo competition

Company is giving away three limited edition speakers to celebrate seven years of its award-winning studio monitor.

8. Next Pro Tools release to provide native Dolby Atmos mixing

New features will include built-in Dolby Atmos panning, deep Avid pro mixing control surface integration, and advanced automation with the Dolby RMU.

9. Waves ships Smack Attack plugin

Transient shaper is designed to add ‘smack and bite’ to drums, loops, synth hits and all percussive sounds.

10. Review: Zoom H4nPro

With the original H4n already a long-serving weapon in his audio arsenal, Andy Coules was eager to get his hands on the new Pro model.