Top 10: this week’s most popular articles

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Our top 10 article round-up features the most read stories on Pro Sound News Europe in the past seven days.

This week’s most read article is festival-related: Italian manufacturer K-array's speaker systems overcame 'challenging' sound conditions during June's Isle of Wight Festival, with the FOH engineer saying he was able to provide "dyanmic, impactful" audio for artists over the weekend.

Also making the list is our exclusive look around the largest pro audio centre in Europe; CODA Audio UK's new MD giving his first interview since he landed the role; and FX Rentals' look back on 25 successful years in the industry.

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1. K-array system overcomes challenging noise conditions at Isle of Wight festival

The Italian manufacturer's touring system Firenze overcame challenging on-site noise conditions on two stages at the Isle of Wight Festival in June.

2. Exclusive: PSNE goes inside Europe’s largest pro audio centre

Last month, The Audio Specialists opened the doors of Europe’s biggest pro audio centre in the Netherlands. PSNE’s Marc Maes spoke to CEO Axel Nagtegaal to find out what it has to offer.

3. Exclusive: Coda Audio UK can offer ‘a unique alternative’ to loudspeaker market, says new MD

In his first interview as Coda Audio UK’s new managing director, Rich Rowley has told PSNE that the company’s newly launched UK operation can bring something new to the current loudspeaker market.

4. Peppermint condition: Abbey Road Studios in the 21st century

"The envy of the world": PSNE's Phil Ward visits Abbey Road following the biggest changes since it all began.

5. Martin Audio to capitalise on PLASA show with September open days

To coincide with the annual PLASA show (September 17-19), Martin Audio is opening the doors of its High Wycombe HQ for two special open days, in a bid to capitalise on the pro audio industry’s visit to the annual London trade event.

6. Digico SD7 mixers create ‘epic’ sound on Bruno Mars’ high-production world tour

Global superstar Bruno Mars’ world tour is being mixed on two Digico SD7 consoles, for a show with ‘epic’ production standards.

7. Derby County FC boasts UK’s ‘best sounding stadium’ following QSC upgrade

Derby County Football Club is claiming that it is now home to the “best sounding stadium in the UK”, following a major upgrade to its audio system.

8. Exclusive: SSL strikes Benelux distribution deal with Face in bid to boost reach

A/V distributor Face has been appointed as distributor for SSL broadcast consoles throughout the Benelux region and SSL live consoles in Belgium and Luxembourg.

9. Tube UK invests in Sennheiser D6000 for ambitious theatre project

Tube UK has invested in a Sennheiser radio mic system for an ambitious theatre production which debuted at Manchester International Festival in June.

10. Nottingham to become ‘go to’ city for music education after college revamp