TOP 10: This week’s most popular articles

Our weekly round-up includes stories on L-Acoustics’ first official tour using an AVB system and sound mixer Daniel Crowley’s use of DPA Microphones for recording Game of Thrones season 7 (pictured).

The news of Capital Sound’s recent additions to its console inventory was popular this week, while Alistair McGhee’s review of Sound Forge Audio Studio 12 also proved popular online. The most-read articles this week however were the news about Entec’s recent product investment and Katie Tavini’s opinion piece from the November issue of the magazine, which continues to attract a lot of attention going into its third week on the Audio Media International website.

Find out what else made out 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. Entec Sound & Light bolsters inventory with new products from Shure, DiGiCo and d&b

The west London production rental company has invested in new products from Shure, DiGiCo and d&b audiotechnik, which will help it to meet current client demand.

3. Review: Sound Forge

Alistair McGhee reviews Audio Studio 12, the latest update to this DAW from German-based developer Magix.

4. Game of Thrones sound mixer on using DPA to capture audio for season 7

Daniel Crowley used a large selection of the company’s mics to record GoT season 7, with plans to use them again on the upcoming eighth and final season of the popular HBO series.

5. L-Acoustics takes world’s largest AVB touring system on Arcade Fire tour

The Infinite Content tour, which will soon head to Mexico and South America in late November, also represents L-Acoustics’ first official tour using an AVB system.

6. Capital Sound expands console offering with SSL and Avid

UK-based live sound hire company has added a second SSL L500 and an Avid Venue S6L to its inventory in a recent purchase from pro audio specialist HD Pro Audio.

7. Allen & Heath appoints Rob Clark as managing director

Clark joined the company as a digital R&D engineer in 1993 and has played a key role in the development of the company’s digital mixers, becoming R&D director in 2008.

8. 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’…

9. Slovakian broadcast studio opts for Genelec monitoring system

The overhaul represents the latest stage in a long and successful relationship between Genelec and its regional partner, Centron Slovakia.

10. 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".

(Photo credit: Macall B. Polay / HBO)