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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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03 November 2017: By Colby Ramsey

Our round-up this week includes stories on Universal Music Group’s immersive music deal with AR/VR firm Within, and the University of Surrey’s new Studer Vista 1 console upgrade.

Our round-up this week includes stories on Universal Music Group’s immersive music deal with AR/VR firm Within, and the University of Surrey’s new Studer Vista 1 console upgrade (pictured).

The Recording Academy’s white papers on hi-res music production also drew some attention this week, as did the announcement of Allen and Heath’s new 96kHz SQ mixer series. While a lot of our magazine content was also popular online this week, the most-read articles were two product reviews from the October issue of AMI: Stephen Bennett’s review of Warm Audio’s new condenser mics and Simon Allen’s take on Aston Microphones’ Halo Shadow reflection filter.

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

1. Review: Warm Audio WA-87 and WA-14

Stephen Bennett tells AMI why these new offerings from Warm Audio are far from your average ‘clone-type mics…’

2. Review: Aston Halo Shadow Reflection Filter

Simon Allen tests out this reflection filter from Aston Microphones...

3. John Storyk: 'I'm amazed at how often the simplest geometric mistakes are made'

As a founding partner of Walters-Storyk Design Group (WSDG), Storyk has been designing recording studios for nearly five decades, starting in 1970 with Jimi Hendrix’ iconic Electric Lady Studios.

4. AR/VR firm Within inks deal with Universal Music Group to create immersive music experiences

Within and UMG will work together to create multiple immersive experiences that will be distributed on Within’s app. 

5. Read the November 2017 issue of AMI online now

In our latest issue, Matt Black, one half of pioneering electronic music duo Coldcut, tells us about their 30th anniversary and their new Ableton Live plugin MidiVolve.

6. 'BBC engineers are known for getting stuff down in a few minutes'

Huw Robinson, operations manager, Classical Music at BBC Radio has praised the skills of the BBC engineers working on the Proms series this year.

7. Product Focus: Acoustic Treatment

The number of acoustic treatment and isolation options for the studio market has grown exponentially in recent years. Here, we profile a selection of useful products from leading acoustics manufacturers...

8. Recording Academy P&E wing publishes new hi-res music production white papers

New paper is titled "Recommendations for Hi-Resolution Music Production"; along with an updated version of "Recommendations for Delivery of Recorded Music Projects." 

9. University of Surrey completes Studer Vista 1 upgrade

HHB supplied the console which is housed in the classical recording studio, Studio 1, where it is currently being used for a wide range of audio engineering and recording projects.

10. Allen & Heath launches 96kHz SQ mixer series

The SQ-5 and SQ-6 mixers, designed for live sound, AV and installation, are founded on the company’s XCVI 96kHz FPGA engine.