PSW Top 20: Most-Read Articles Of 2013

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As we turn the page on 2013, we present the 20 articles that were the most-read over this past year on ProSoundWeb, based upon total page views.

Note that some of the articles that delivered top results over the past 12 months were actually written and posted well over a year ago, but they continue to prove of high interest and value to our worldwide readership.

In addition, some very popular articles posted more recently have not had as much time to accumulate traffic as others that have been posted for a longer period of time. We suspect you’ll see some of those fine articles on next year’s list.

Without further adieu, here are the top 20 articles on PSW for 2013.

Thanks for reading, and here’s to a great 2014!



Most-Read Articles #20 – #16 (Posted Thursday, December 26)

#20: Frickin’ Lasers: Exploring Better Drum Sound
By Andrew Greenwood

#19: Making It Sing: Microphones For Lead And Background Vocals
By Gary Parks

#18: Church Sound: Understanding And Effectively Using Parallel Compression
By Mike Sessler

#17: Four Suggestions For Surviving In The Pro Audio Business
By M. Erik Matlock

#16: Loudspeaker Design Trends: The Latest In A Constant Cycle Of Innovation
By Craig Leerman

Most-Read Articles #15 – #11 (Posted Friday, December 27)

#15: FIR-ward Thinking: Examining Finite Impulse Response Filtering In Sound Reinforcement Systems
By Pat Brown

#14: The Keys To Becoming A Great Technical Artist
By Mike Sessler

#13: Energy & Exposure: Presenting the Audience With The Optimum Balance
By Dave Rat

#12: Critique Your Mix By Asking These 11 Questions
By Chris Huff

#11: Dialing It In: Delivering Consistent Concert Sound For Paramore
By Kevin Young

Most-Read Articles #10 – #6 (Posted Monday, December 30)

#10: Legitimate Leslie Substitute? Inside The Neo Ventilator
By Danny Abelson

#9: An App For That: Recent Developments In Digital Console Software
By Craig Leerman

#8: How To Open Up Space In A Studio Mix
By Matthew Weiss

#7: Million Dollar Sound: Analog Style For Elton John At The Colosseum
By Greg DeTogne

#6: Everyday Carry: The Right Tools For The Job
By Craig Leerman

Most-Read Articles #5 – #1 (Posted Tuesday, December 31)

#5: Mixer Inside The Mixer: Applications Of Console Matrix Sections
By Craig Leerman

#4: From Simple To Complex: The Wide World Of Drum Techniques
By Bruce Bartlett

#3: 50 & Counting: Sonic Truth For The Rolling Stones Latest Tour
By Danny Abelson

#2: 10 Things About Sound You May Not Know…
By Bobby Owsinski

#1: Seven Obscure Mixing Techniques Used By The Pros
By Matthew Weiss

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