Monthly Archives: September 2011

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Shure co-sponsors events at Soundland Nashville

September 21-24 Nashville, TN Soundland Nashville has taken over the town with great new upcoming bands.  I hope you got a chance to go out and hear some new music. I started out my day on Thursday by visiting a panel discussion at the Belcourt Theatre on the success of the band The Civil Wars.  […]
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Luke Bryan hits the road!!

September 16, 2011 North Nashville, TN I was invited to come out and check out Luke Bryan’s newly updated touring set.  Bigger PA, more lights, and a really cool new mic stand with which to perch his recently chromed UR2/SM58 mic. I had to wait a couple of days to blog about this as he […]
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Journey, Foreigner, and Night Ranger

Sept 13, 2011 Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN The big rock show!! How many hits can you pack into one night, especially with 3 super groups from the 80’s?  I was excited to find out as this is the era I grew up in. Endorsing drummer Mark Schulman has reunited with Foreigner on this tour […]
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Alison Krauss & Union Station in Nashville

August 27, 2011 Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN I have been eager to see this group come back together again after many solo projects and tours. Each member individually has their own sound but when they are all together, it’s a magic unto its own. Shure has enjoyed a wonderful, longstanding relationship with Alison Krauss […]
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What Is Good Sound?

The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes / Musician, Issue #48 (September 1, 2011). Ever think about what good sounds really means? You’re probably thinking good material, excellent musicianship, and the right equipment, but it’s really a little more scientific than that. Most problems in live performance are directly related to fidelity, intelligibility, […]
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Rules of the Road

Sound Checks, Safety, and More The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes / Musician, Issue #48 (September 1, 2011). Some may refer to it as the fourth law of thermodynamics, but most of us know it as “Murphy’s Law,” in its simplest form: “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Sure, you […]