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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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25 August 2017: By Colby Ramsey

Round-up this week includes stories on Red Bull Studios’ latest #NormalNotNovelty female-only workshops and Depeche Mode’s world tour with an L-Acoustics K1 system.

 

Our news round-up this week includes stories on Red Bull Studios’ latest #NormalNotNovelty female-only workshops and Depeche Mode’s world tour with an L-Acoustics K1 system (pictured).

The announcement of our 2017 Rising Star Award shortlist at this year’s Pro Sound Awards also caught some attention this week, as did the news that acoustician designer Eddie Veals has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of West London. The most popular article however was Alistair McGhee’s review of ATC’s SCM 12 PRO passive nearfield monitors, which appeared in the July/August issue of Audio Media International.

You can find out what else made our weekly Top Ten below…

1. Review: ATC SCM 12 Pro

Alistair McGhee gets his hands on a pair of these new passive nearfields to see how they compete with the market’s many active alternatives.

2. John Lennon's studio designer Eddie Veale honoured for audio industry contributions

Acoustician and studio designer Eddie Veale has been honoured with an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of West London.

3. L-Acoustics K1 makes Depeche Mode's Spirit tour a breeze

FOH engineer Antony King praises the system used for the electro rock icons tour, which encompasses 90 dates in stadia and arenas across the globe.

4. Red Bull Studios' #NormalNotNovelty sessions to tour the UK this September

After a successful year, Red Bull Studios announces that #NormalNotNovelty, a series of female-only workshops, will tour the UK this September.

5. 2017 Rising Star Award shortlist revealed

Nominations for the award have been whittled down to a shortlist of six; each one was carefully reviewed and Audio Media International is now ready to reveal the finalists.

6. University of Surrey presents 'revolutionary' approach to 3D audio

Media Device Orchestration concept – presented at the Audio Mostly conference in London today – was developed in collaboration with the Universities of Salford and Southampton along with BBC R&D.

7. Is Martin Audio MLA the solution to the four-year silencing of Big Ben?

Big Ben's bell will be silenced for four years while essential restoration work takes place and the installation of the MLA system could allow it to continue.

8. Murray Stassen joins Audio Media International as Editor

Adam Savage has stepped down as Editor of Audio Media International, with former Music Week Deputy Editor Murray Stassen joining the brand as Editor effective immediately.

9. Making fully immersive music with Auro-3D

Artist and producer David Miles Huber on why he opted to mix in the format for his latest Blu-Ray release GAMmA, and what he believes the benefits of the technology to be.

10. Yamaha RIVAGE simplifies mixing for Jamiroquai festival set

Console helped FoH engineer Rick Pope overcome potentially difficult circumstances during the funk specialists' closing performance at the North Sea Jazz festival in Rotterdam.