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TOP TEN: This week's most popular articles

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


04 August 2017: By Adam Savage

Weekly news round-up includes stories on NAMM's new Music History Project podcast series and the 2017 MPG Prize winner.

Our Top Ten news round-up this week includes stories on NAMM's new Music History Project podcast series and the 2017 MPG Prize winner.

But by far the most-read article on the AMI site this week was a piece on how FOH engineer Colin Pink has been using Digico consoles to cope with a grand total of 262 inputs on the current Hans Zimmer tour.

See below to find out what else made our weekly Top Ten...

1. Digico desks handle huge channel count on Hans Zimmer tour

Brit Row Productions supplied SD7 and SD11 consoles for the tour, which is currently making its way across the US.

2. Radial's Studio-Q talkback system out now

New solution aims to provide a more compact, simple and affordable alternative to what's already available on the market.

3. New NAMM podcast starts with story of Sun Records

Two-part series to kick off the 'Music History Project' explores the efforts of Sun’s founder Sam Phillips to capture and record the “Memphis sound.”

4. National Film and Television School puts trust in PSI for major refurb

A total of 66 speakers – supplied by UK distributor emerging – have been installed throughout the building's teaching rooms.

5. Genelec turns to India for second Experience Centre

Manufacturer picks Bangalore for its next state-of-the-art demo facility after the success of the first one at Scrub's London HQ.

6. Halo boosts Atmos capabilities with Neve DFC upgrade

Mixing console in its flagship film mixing stage has been updated to v11 DFC3D with a DAWSYNC plugin, while an Avid S6 M40 mixing console has also been integrated.

7. Blue Microphones launches Raspberry Studio mobile recording package

System combines the company’s Raspberry USB microphone with custom PreSonus recording software and iZotope mastering software.

8. 2017 MPG Prize goes to Loïc Gaillard

Prize is given out each year to the most promising student to graduate from LIPA's Sound Technology degree programme, with the recipient gaining a host of benefits.

9. UK distributor CUK adds HEDD Audio to brand lineup

Established in 2015, German loudspeaker manufacturer has been described as "a fantastic addition" to the supplier's portfolio.

10. Tracktion signs Synthax UK as new European distributor

Deal is the result of Seattle-based music production software specialist's continued growth and desire to more directly serve customers across the continent.