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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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09 November 2017: By Colby Ramsey

Our round-up this week includes stories on the RTS Craft & Design Awards sound nominees, and production sound mixer Ben Osmo describing the audio recording process behind Ridley Scott’s Alien:Covenant.

Our weekly round-up includes stories on the RTS Craft & Design Awards sound nominees, and production sound mixer Ben Osmo describing the audio recording process behind Ridley Scott’s Alien:Covenant.

The news that a quarter of the 2018 MPG Awards nominations are female was popular this week, while Simon Allen’s feature on hybrid audio mixing systems (pictured) also drew quite a bit of attention. The most-read articles this week however were Stephen Bennett’s review of Genelec’s smallest point source monitors from its ‘The Ones’ range, and Katie Tavini’s opinion piece from the November issue of the magazine, in which she shares her views on the importance of supporting other members of the pro audio community.

Find out what else made our weekly Top Ten below:

1. Katie Tavini on supporting other members of the pro audio community

Engineer Katie Tavini has been a regular speaker at Red Bull Studios’ #NormalNotNovelty sessions since its launch earlier this year. Here, she shares her views on the importance of supporting other members of the pro audio community... 

2. Review: Genelec 8331

The 8331s are the smallest of Genelec’s point source monitor range it calls The Ones. Here, Stephen Bennett gives Audio Media International his expert opinion about these small but mighty speakers.

3. Feature: Hybrid mixing systems

Engineer Simon Allen takes Audio Media International inside the current market for hybrid audio mixing systems. 

4. RTS announces nominations for Craft & Design Awards 2017

Nominees in the sound categories include the sound teams for BBC's Planet Earth II, Sherlock, Taboo and Broken.

5. Behind the scenes at The Songs Of Scott Walker BBC Prom

Murray Stassen spoke to the BBC's Huw Robinson and Marvin Ware about the Songs of Scott Walker special Late Night Prom.

6. 'The biggest attraction for anyone building their own hybrid facility is the return on investment'

Engineer Simon Allen’s comments came as part of a special Hybrid Mixing feature in the latest issue of AMI, where he looked at how the digital and analogue worlds have come together in light of hybrid product offerings.

7. Women make a difference on the 2018 MPG Awards shortlist

A quarter of those nominated for the awards, now in its 10th year, are female. 

8. Review: Townsend Labs Sphere L22

Simon Allen tries out this microphone modelling system from Townsend Labs... 

9. Ben Osmo on location sound recording for Ridley Scott's Alien:Covenant

Award-winning production sound mixer Ben Osmo has described the audio recording process behind Ridley Scott’s Alien:Covenant, explaining that the “film made unusual demands on the sound". 

10. Rimshot Studios' Mike Thorne on using both vintage and modern gear

Studio owner Thorne explains why using a combination of vintage and modern gear has helped his own recordings and can be great for your music.