Top 10: this week's most popular articles

The most read stories on PSNEurope in the past seven days
By Tara Lepore ,

This week’s top article was news of the world's first L-ISA installation at a Russian nightclub. L-Acoustics' immersive audio brand is trailblazing the way for 360 sound, with this first installation being described as a 'big step forward'. If you haven't read it yet, you can read it now.   

Also proving popular is our feature looking into the opportunities for pro audio brands in the home studio market. 

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1. World’s first L-ISA installation at Moscow nightclub a ‘big step forward’ for immersive sound

L‑ISA, which stands for immersive sound art and combines L‑Acoustics’ sound design and loudspeaker systems, was installed at the Mercury Space Moscow nightclub to create a hyperrealistic soundscape at live shows.

2. L-Acoustics hires Tony Szabo to head up touring application

L-Acoustics has hired Tony Szabo as head of touring application to support major projects across the globe and co-manage its team.

3. 'Inevitably you start creating a bond’: producer Marta Salogni on working with Bjork on new album Utopia

Studio engineer and producer Marta Salogni mixed Bjork’s sonically ambitious new record Utopia. While the album is a technical triumph, for Salogni the process is equally dependent on the psychological interplay between her and her subject. 

4. 'Balancing quality and cost': 5 challenges facing the growing home studio sector

From a crowded marketplace to marketing the right message across, what are the biggest challenges facing manufacturers targeting the 'bedroom producer'?

5. 5 of the best winter music festivals

Thought festival season was over? Think again. These European music festivals prove that the pro audio biz is a 365-day industry...

6. Britney Spears wraps up four-year Vegas residency using Digico consoles

The singer's crew used Digico consoles throughout the extended four-year Vegas residency.

7. 'More pro users are choosing to build an environment at home': the biggest opportunities in the home studio market

From recording outside of the studio, to a wider knowledge among customers of the technology on offer, what are the biggest opportunities for manufacturers targeting the 'bedroom producer'?

8. Professional microphone market to grow more than 50% by 2021

The professional microphone market is expected to surpass 7m units by 2021, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting.

9. ‘Natural is best’: Funktion-One’s Tony Andrews on the audio lessons learned during an award-winning career

2017 Pro Sound Awards Lifetime Achievement winner Tony Andrews shared his thoughts on a decade-spanning career in audio after he picked up his accolade in September.

10. 7 of the best live mixers on the market

PSNEurope takes a look at some of the best live mixing consoles available on the market...