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 popular article is the list of winners from last week's Pro Sound Awards, as the team behind One Love Manchester took home two awards and the winner of the Rising Star award was announced. Sponsored by Miloco Studios, the all-new venue at The Steel Yard made for a great night where the best in the biz got together to celebrate the best goings-on in the industry right now.

Also proving popular is our exclusive long-read interview with Funktion-One founder and Pro Sound Awards Lifetime Achievement winner Tony Andrews. PSNEurope editor Daniel Gumble spoke to him about a career in audio, that Glastonbury festival and the future of Funktion-One. Be sure to take 10 minutes later to grab a cuppa and give it a read.

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1. 2017 Pro Sound Awards: And the winners are…
The team behind One Love Manchester took home two of the top prizes at the Pro Sound Awards this evening (September 28) as the best in the biz gathered to recognise the great work in the industry over the past year.

2. Tony Andrews: Inside the mind of an audio pioneer
“Genius, industry icon, outspoken outsider: Funktion-One founder Tony Andrews has spent the best part of the past five decades evangelising about the transcendental power of sound and making it his personal mission to open the minds of those yet to fully experience its transformative effects. Daniel Gumble spoke to him in this exclusive interview with the 2017 Pro Sound Award Lifetime Achievement winner.

3. PSAV inks Hawthorne Theatrical acquisition agreement
Event technology services provider PSAV has acquired live technical event production firm Hawthorn Theatrical in a bid to ramp up its presence in the meeting an event experiences market.

4. October issue of PSNEurope out now
The October edition of PSNEurope is out now, packed with a raft of exclusive news, views and interviews. Hot on the heels of last week’s fifth annual Pro Sound Awards, we’ve got in-depth interviews with two of the evening’s big winners – Lifetime Achievement recipient, Funktion-One founder Tony Andrews, and founders of Meyer Sound, John and Helen Meyer, plus loads more.

5. Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters to bring Us + Them tour to BST Hyde Park 2018
Pink Floyd legend and rock icon Roger Water is the first artists to be confirmed for the 2018 British Summer Time Hyde Park festival, as he brings his Us + Them tour to the UK for first time.

6. Adamson system ‘perfect’ for The Edinburgh Mela 2017, says Live Systems boss
Live Systems managing director Steve Robb has hailed Adamson’s S10 system as “perfect” following its performance at this year’s Edinburgh Mela show.

7. ‘A real dream’: Katie Melua engineer chooses DPA microphones for European tour
Georgian singer songwriter Katie Melua used DPA’s D:facto microphone on her recent run of European tour dates.

8. Prism Sound strengthens sales force with new recruit William Rowe
Prism Sound has added to its sales department with the appointment of William Rowe to the role of junior sales executive.

9. PSNLive 2017: the latest guide to the live biz is out now
The latest issue of PSNLive is out today, featuring exciting developments and comment on the live sector right now. Interviewing a range of professionals – from sound engineers to PR managers – about their day job, the annual magazine gives an insight into the hard work that goes in to one of the most valuable sectors in the industry.

10. K-Array Firenze returns to the O2 for Bros reunion
K-array’s flagship Firenze touring system returned to the O2 Arena for ’80s band Bros’ sold-out reunion in August.

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