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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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14 December 2017: By Colby Ramsey

Weekly round-up includes stories on electronic producer Matt Darey’s mixing of his latest album in Dolby Atmos, and Women's Audio Mission executive director Terri Winston offering her thoughts on how to tackle a lack of diversity in the pro audio industry.

Our weekly round-up includes stories on electronic producer Matt Darey’s mixing of his latest album in Dolby Atmos, and Women's Audio Mission (WAM) executive director Terri Winston offering her thoughts on how to tackle a lack of diversity in the pro audio industry (pictured).

Our Engineer Profile with Darrell Thorp, who recorded the Foo Fighters’ new album Concrete and Gold, was also popular online this week, along with a big interview with The Strokes producer Gordon Raphael, both of which appeared in the December issue of AMI. The most-read article this week however was the sad news that Trevor Horn’s Sarm West Coast facility has burned down as a result of the ongoing wildfires in LA.

Find out what else made our weekly Top Ten below…

1. Trevor Horn's Sarm West Coast LA burns down in LA wildfires

The award-winning music producer recently tweeted about the news, and was met with a number of responses from the industry offering support.

2. Creative Assembly's Charles Pateman on how game audio differs from linear media

Charles Pateman is a sound designer at British video game developer Creative Assembly, and has previously worked on a number of award-winning titles. Here, he discusses how working in audio for games differs from linear media…

3. End User Focus: Live Plugins

Choosing the right plugin or software for the job can prove to be a difficult decision, especially in a high-pressure live environment. Here, we speak to a number of live sound specialists about their top picks for when the going gets tough…

4. The Modern Sage: Gordon Raphael on recording The Strokes

Gordon Raphael is the producer behind The Strokes’ iconic debut album Is This It. Now based in Berlin, he’s gearing up for the release of his solo album, Sleep On The Radio, out on London-based Zero Hours Records in February 2018. Here, Raphael tells Murray Stassen about his Seattle grunge days, recording The Strokes and what he’s up to now...

5. 'Less talk, more action' needed to tackle lack of diversity in pro audio

Women's Audio Mission (WAM) executive Director Terri Winston has said that "less talk and more action" is needed to tackle a lack of diversity in the pro audio industry.

6. Spatial Awareness: Inside the world of immersive sound design

Although the term Immersive Audio (or spatial audio) might at first glance appear to be a cutting-edge technology, the engineering challenge of trying to place an audience in a three-dimensional acoustic space has a long history and several methods have been used over the years with various amounts of success. Stephen Bennett reports…

7. Darrell Thorp on recording the Foo Fighters' Concrete and Gold

Seven-time Grammy award-winning Darrell Thorp is an American record producer, mixer, and engineer with over 18 years experience and many multi-platinum records to his name. Here, Colby Ramsey speaks to the man who helped record the Foo Fighters’ ninth studio album Concrete and Gold, which hit No. 1 in the US and UK.

8. Review: L-Acoustics Syva

Andy Coules reviews this brand new medium throw colinear source system.

9. Matt Darey: Mixing an album in Dolby Atmos is 'like future-proofing your music'

English electronic music producer Matt Darey has expressed his enthusiasm for the widespread adoption of Dolby Atmos for music, after recording, mixing and mastering his latest album, Wolf, in the immersive audio format.

10. Review: Tracktion Waveform

Alistair McGhee reviews Waveform, the latest incarnation of the software formerly known as Tracktion.