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Pro Sound News’ Top 5 Live Sound Stories of All-Time

As we bring the PSN website to a close, here’s our Top 5 most-popular live sound articles of all-time, as ranked by Google Analytics.

PSN Top 5 Live Sound Stories of All-TimeHere are PSN‘s Top 5 most popular live sound stories of all-time, as ranked by Google Analytics. PSN has merged with Mix over at; find us there, and also check out the revamped Mix weekday newsletter (get your free subscription at

5. Tool Tours with Intricate, Immersive Sound By Steve Harvey. Touring the world behind Fear Inoculum, Tool’s first album in 13 years, the prog-metal heroes are filling arenas with a massive audio system that takes a new approach to immersive live sound.

4. Exclusive: Yamaha Launches Rivage PM5, PM3 Desks, DSPs, More By Clive Young. Take an exclusive sneak peek of Yamaha’s most ambitious expansion for the Rivage series yet, as the company introduces two new consoles—the PM5 and PM3—as well as a pair of new DSP engines—DSP-RX and DSP-RX-EX—and Version 4 firmware.

3. Bringing the Grateful Dead’s Wall of Sound Back to Life By Clive Young. Tribute act Dead On Live teams with Asbury Audio to replicate the legendary Wall of Sound concert audio system.

2. Monitor Engineer Michael Mule, Dead at 57 By Clive Young. Monitor engineer Michael Mule worked with everyone from Iron Maiden to Anita Baker across a nearly 40-year career that began at CBGB.

1. Behind the Scenes of the Grammys’ Live Sound By Steve Harvey. Providing live sound for an audience composed of the top music artists and executives is no easy task.