Monthly Archives: February 2012

Education

Understanding Mic Specs, Part 2

Last week we launched a video series to help our blog readers understand how microphones work and discussed the Operating Principle in Part I. In Part II, we define Frequency Response—the range of frequencies a microphone can...
Artists

Luke Bryan Storms Nashville!!

Country Music has so many great singers and entertainers.  Luke Bryan is a force to be reckoned with!  He is currently opening for Jason Aldean and really knows how to get a crowd going.  I went to see the show on Friday,...
News
SRH940 Professional Reference Headphones

Six Reviews of SRH940 Headphones

One of our favorites SRH940 stories comes from the GRAMMY® Awards. John Harris of Music Mix Mobile was troubleshooting an input issue and grabbed the closest pair of cans on-hand for some critical listening on the fly. They were...
Education
Betae 27

Understanding Mic Specs

At Shure, it’s not only our passion to make great microphones, but also to ensure you know how to use your Shure mic for a particular purpose. That’s why we’ve put together a four part video series that lays out the basics...
Artists

The Band Perry sell out The Ryman Feb 20

The Band Perry have been blazing a trail all over the US and Canada, grabbing Grammy nominations and other awards along the way.  When tickets for their show at he historic Ryman Auditorium went on sale, they sold out in 24...
Education

The Unidyne III and Ernie Seeler

Most Shure users have likely never heard the name Ernie Seeler, even though a fair share of their livelihood exists because of this microphone engineer. Born in Cuba of German parents, Ernie joined Shure in 1953 and retired in...
Artists
GRAMMY-FEATURE

Shure's Week At The GRAMMYs

There are so many elements that contribute to putting on an awards show like the GRAMMYs.  To list every aspect would take too long so we’re going to focus on our side of this trip. As everything usually comes together at the...
Education

Computer Recording Fundamentals

It wasn’t that long ago – maybe 15 or 20 years at most –when a quality studio incorporating all of the technologies that have revolutionized recorded music over the decades would have cost tens of thousands of dollars....
Education

Why Won’t My Mic Work?

The eight-member team of Shure’s Applications Engineering Group gets a lot of questions.   They come every day from customers all over the world through a variety of channels – email, phone and via the interface on the...
Contests
Montreux, Switzerland

Enter the Montreux Jazz Voice Competition

Hey, jazz vocalists: Want to sing here? The 10th Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition is now open to entries. The competition will take place during the Montreux Jazz Festival, June 29-July 14, 2012, in Montreux, Switzerland....
Artists

Antonia Bennett & an SM7B – winning combo!

January 10, 2012 Los Angeles, CA There’s nothing quite like trying to make something cool happen – especially at the last minute.  Longtime Shure user and recording engineer Cliff Goldmacher called me to see if it was...
Education
Avoid These Five Mistakes in Wireless

Avoid These Five Mistakes in Wireless

While wireless systems have freed performers from the bonds of cords and cables, they’ve unleashed a dizzying array of headaches for the sound crew. Getting a wireless system to behave predictably is a challenge faced by touring...