This week’s top article was our interview with U2 producer Andy Barlow, who spoke about the process behind the making of the band's new album Songs of Experience. If you haven't read it yet, you can read it now.
Also proving popular this week was the news that London mayor Sadiq Khan is planning to introduce the 'agent of change' bill to his new London Plan, meaning property developers will have to foot the bill for soundproofing their buildings, rather than grassroots music venues being threatened with hefty fines and potential closure.
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Producer, mixer and sound engineer Andy Barlow has spoken exclusively to PSNEurope about his production work on new U2 album Songs Of Experience and how he also became the legendary rock outfit’s live sound design consultant.
Sound Technology will continue to operate as an independent company, as a wholly owned subsidiary of Midwich Limited.
The draft London Plan has proposed to bring in agent of change for new building projects.
Last month, Focusrite announced the launch of its new Pro division, a new dedicated segment of the company tasked specifically with bringing its professional focused products to new markets. Editor Daniel Gumble met executive chairman Phil Dudderidge to find out more.
PSNEurope takes a look at some of the best live microphones available on the market...
Producer, engineer, solo artist and session musician Lauren Deakin Davies is currently one of the UK’s brightest young talents, tearing up record books left, right and centre. Editor Daniel Gumble caught up with her in a Hertfordshire pub to talk music production, gear and the challenges facing the studio sector.
In mid-September, rental company KO-Sound took delivery of its third Digico console. And the desk immediately embarked on a 11-date tour in Dutch theatres, reports Marc Maes.
Wakefield-based college Backstage Academy promises to train the next generation of live industry professionals. Tara Lepore paid them a visit to see how it’s equipping students for one of the fastest-growing sectors of the audio industry.
As well adding low frequency impact to audio in clubs and music concerts, the VLFC can also add special effects in cinemas and theme park attractions.
The professional microphone market is expected to surpass 7m units by 2021, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting.