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Revisit the most popular stories of 2017

The most-read stories on PSNEurope this year

We’ve taken a look at our top 10 stories of 2017 that have had the pro audio industry clicking through and sharing on social media.

Read below for the results from #10 to the most popular story of the past 12 months. If you like what you’ve been doing with the site – or equally, have some suggestions that you’d like to put forward on what we could do better – complete our survey for the chance to win £100 Amazon vouchers (although we can’t guarantee they’ll be with the winner before Christmas – sorry about that!) 

Drum roll please…

10. Andy Barlow on producer U2’s Songs of Experience

At #10 is our recent interview with U2 producer Andy Barlow, who spoke about the making of the band’s most recent album Songs of Experience. 

9. Martin Audio propose a plan to keep Big Ben ringing

Coming in at number 9 is Martin Audio’s proposition to keep Big Ben bonging, thanks, in part, to editor Dan Gumble’s popular headline no doubt… 

8. Tony Visconti on working with David Bowie on Blackstar

At 8 is an interview with Tony Visconti about working with David Bowie on Blackstar and beyond

7. Butch Vig on working with Nirvana on Nevermind

At number 7 is the first segment of our big interview with Butch Vig, who spoke to us about working with Kurt Cobain and Nirvana on Nevermind.

6. Butch Vig on making Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dream

Following at #6 is Vig on the making of Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘difficult’ second album Siamese Dream.

5. Big interview: Butch Vig on his illustrious career and the psychology of the producer

Read the full interview with Butch Vig here, our fifth most popular story on site this year.

4. Austrian Audio on its plans for new business

In at number 4 was our exclusive interview with Austrian Audio about the closure of the AKG Vienna office and its plans for new business…

3. Breaking: Austrian Audio forms as AKG Vienna closes

… which came after the breaking news of the same story, which was our third most-read story on site this year.

2. £1m worth of equipment sold at Fountain Studio auction

Bringing in the views at #2 was news of Fountain Studio’s online auction in January, where £1m worth of equipment went up for sale.

1. Butch Vig on making Sonic Youth album Dirty

At at number 1… was another excerpt from our Big Butch Vig Interview, talking about the ‘tricky guitar jams’ on Sonic Youth’s 1992 album Dirty.