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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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01 February 2018: By Colby Ramsey

Our weekly Top Ten includes an interview with record producer and engineer Lauren Deakin Davies and a round-up of pro audio manufacturers that were not to be missed at last week’s NAMM Show.

 

Our weekly Top Ten includes an interview with record producer and engineer Lauren Deakin Davies and a round-up of pro audio manufacturers that were not to be missed at last week’s NAMM Show (pictured).

The most read stories of the week however was Murray Stassen’s exclusive interview with EDM superstar Steve Aoki and Alan Branch’s review of Focal’s £3,500 Utopia headphones.

See below for the full rundown…

1. Exclusive: In the studio with Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki gives us an exclusive look at the tech he relies on to produce records in his Las Vegas studio, the Neon Future Cave.

2. Review: Focal's £3,500 Utopia headphones

Focal has a long and acclaimed history with speakers and over recent years it has been turning its technologies to headphone creation.

3. 10 companies to look out for at NAMM 2018

The NAMM Show opened its doors last week with over 100,000 attendees from more than 120 countries in attendance. Here we round up the biggest gear launches and developments from 10 of pro audio's biggest players.

4. NAMM 2018: Radial reveals haul of new problem solvers

Company's new products include the KL-8 rackmount keyboard mixing station, SW8-USB interface, AC-Driver preamp, and the Catapult Mini audio cable system.

5. Record producer and engineer Lauren Deakin Davies shares her pro audio experience

AMI sits down with Deakin Davies, who bagged the NMG Producer of the Year Award in 2017, to find out how she has been getting on in the industry since getting her big break five years ago.

6. NAMM 2018: Ashly Audio launches the DIGIMIX18

Ashly Audio introduced the new digiMIX18 digital mixer at the Winter NAMM Show 2018, in Anaheim, California.

7. Radial Engineering acquired by Ultimate Support Systems president

The two companies will benefit from shared strategic and logistical advantages under Mike Belitz’ leadership, with the end result of wider availability to global retailers, distributors, and end users.

8. NAMM 2018: d&b previewing immersive Soundscape experience

Attendees were treated to a completely new auditory experience that “bridges the gap between the physics of loudspeaker system design and the creation of artistic material."

9. NAMM 2018: Yamaha launches new portable PA Systems and upgraded subwoofers

Yamaha launched its new STAGEPAS 400BT and 600BT Portable PA Systems and upgraded DXS15mkII and DXS12mkII Subwoofers at the NAMM Show.

10. ISE 2018: L-Acoustics to demonstrate L-ISA, present Syva and P1

In addition to its booth, the company will be hosting a series of demos and presentations in meeting room E103 at the Amsterdam RAI next week.