Monthly Archives: October 2012

Keeping It Simple for the Volunteer Audio Team
Education

Keeping It Simple for the Volunteer Audio Team

Contributor: Allen Sargent, Discipleship Coordinator at Christ the King Lutheran Church Fallbrook, California Anyone leading a praise or worship team in a small or mid-size church has faced the challenges of an all-volunteer tech team.  Many are called but few can face the fearsomeness of an intimidating soundboard or the possibility of the vocalist’s mic […]
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First Look

KSM9HS First Look from AES

At AES in San Francisco, we unveiled the KSM9’s younger sibling, the KSM9HS, which features switchable hypercardioid and subcardioid polar patterns. There’s a wired version, plus wireless versions available with the UR2 and ULXD2 transmitters. What’s so great about hypercardioid and subcardioid polar patterns, you ask? The hypercardioid works well on loud stages, isolating the […]
Education

SM58 Facts vs. Fiction—Part 4

Our video series about the SM58® is designed to help our blog readers separate fact from fiction about this legendary microphone.  In Part 1, we discussed the myth “old technology”.  In Part 2, we discussed the myth that the SM58’s grille should never dent. In Part 3, we discussed the myth that the SM58 causes […]
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Events

November Webinar: The Story of the SM58

Our free Learning Center webinar series continues with a new offering for November: THURSDAY, November 8; The Story of the SM58® The Shure SM58 microphone has been the world’s most popular microphone for decades. Find out why in this 60-minute webinar. Chris Lyons, Technical and Educational Communications Manager, and a panel of SM58 experts will […]
Education

SM58 Facts vs. Fiction—Part 3

Our video series about the SM58® is designed to help our blog readers separate fact from fiction about this legendary microphone.  In Part 1, we discussed the myth “old technology”.  In Part 2, we discussed the myth that the SM58’s grille should never dent. In part 3, we discuss the myth that the SM58 causes […]
Education

2012 WATS Event Dallas, TX

Worship and Technology Leaders Team Up to Improve Your Skills Now in its fifth year of bringing technical expertise to those who work and volunteer in houses of worship, summit sponsors Shure, Yamaha, Elation Lighting and Renewed Vision are once again underwriting the cost of the two-day conference in three locations throughout 2012 so that […]
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Artists

What drummer first got you paying attention to drummers?

The answer to this question is easy. Animal from the Muppets of course… As soon as I saw this madman pounding his mini drum kit I was mesmerized by his “caraaaazy”! He was the type of Muppet that marched to his own beat, played the drums with abandon, as if no one was watching, and […]
Education

SM58 Facts vs. Fiction—Part 2

Last week we launched a video series about the SM58® to help our blog readers separate fact from fiction about this legendary microphone.  In Part 1, we discussed the myth “old technology”. In Part 2, we discuss the myth that the SM58’s grille should never dent. Like scars on a heavyweight prize fighter, a bashed […]
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Events

Register for House of Worship & Broadcast Webinars

Our in-house training gurus continue our free Learning Center webinar series with two new offerings: Microphone Techniques for Houses of Worship Shure Technical Training Manager Gino Sigismondi will walk attendees through all aspects of microphone selection and placement for House of Worship applications. Topics will include microphone types, polar patterns, frequency response, and how to […]
News

Save With Shure Wireless & SM Rebates Through December 31

Shopping for holiday gifts for a rock star (or anyone else who uses pro audio gear)? Shure has a present for you: not one, but TWO rebates. Save up to $40 on Shure Wireless, and up to $30 on SM Microphones, when you purchase between October 1 and December 31, 2o12, in the U.S. and […]
Editorial

Shure Associates Bring the Music: Eat to the Beat 2012

I’m not going to lie. It’s a dreary, cold fall day here at Shure HQ, and I could use a pick-me-up. Thankfully, I work with a slew of talented musicians whose summer 2012 performances were captured on video, so I can watch and listen whenever I need a little sunshine. Eat to the Beat is […]
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Education

SM58 Facts vs. Fiction!

The legendary Shure SM58® vocal microphone is the industry standard for live performance, sound reinforcement, and studio recording. Being the most popular microphone in the world creates a mystique, as well as, some myths!  To separate fact from fiction, we have put together a four part video series that sets the record straight—about the SM58! […]