Monthly Archives: October 2013

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Artists

A Spooky Shure Artists Halloween!

Happy Halloween! If you’ve been following us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram you may have seen some Shure Halloween Spirit this week… I can’t believe it’s already Halloween! It seems like the year flew by and we all know this time tomorrow, Santa Claus and Christmas decorations will be everywhere! Oh…the holiday season. Music can make […]

Natalie Grant
Artists

Natalie Grant unleashes a "Hurricane"

It’s no surprise when you hear Natalie’s voice for the first time why she’s won several Dove awards for Female Vocalist of the Year. She uses that “powerhouse” of a voice for good, spreading words of hope through her songs.  A lot of those songs are written & produced by her husband Bernie Herms. Natalie […]

Artists

Goodbye, Lou Reed

Musicians and fans were quick to eulogize the iconic Lou Reed this week in tweets, posts, and live shows. As they should. Lou’s force was undeniable. To honor him, I wanted to share his song, “Set the Twilight Reeling,” from 1996. The song feels like a audio pastiche of his earlier work, but is from […]

Helical Antenna
Education

Helical and 145 Other Audio Terms You May Need to Know

Helical? This could describe a bad day in the studio or a buzzing sound that just won’t go away.  Fact is, it’s a type of a directional antenna that might be the answer to getting better performance from your wireless systems.  In this post, Shure Notes Editors have searched the archives for terms that you’re […]

LukeBryan & Florida Georgia Line
Artists

Luke Bryan & Florida Georgia Line conquer Nashville!

Five minutes! That’s how long it took for 2 shows with Shure Artists’ Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line to sell out in Nashville (that’s approximately 18,500 seats each night, BTW). Luke released his first album 6 years ago, now on his fourth.  Florida Georgia Line released their first full studio album just last year! […]

The National
Artists

Ladies & Gentlemen… The National

It was 4 am on October 11, 2013 as I brushed my teeth, thinking about how this was all going to go down. In just a few hours I would be in Kansas City filming a day in the life of one of the biggest bands in the world. Less than a week ago, I […]

Imagine Dragons
Artists

Awards Season is Getting Closer…

We’re getting closer and closer to awards season and the People’s Choice Awards just announced their nominee selections. They open it up to the public to vote for 5 of the choices with the top 5 in each category becoming the official nominations. I ran across this yesterday and was scrolling through the various categories […]

Why Do We Do This?
Artists

Why Do We Do This?

The past few weeks have been an absolute blur. Looking back on it now, I wonder if I may have missed anything and did I do it all the right way? When the dust settled, I had been to about eight shows and collected loads of interviews and still images along the way. I added […]

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Events

October Webinar: How To Get Better Audio for Video

If you’re interested in techniques for getting better audio for interviews, wedding videography, or any video application, then this month’s webinar is for you. How To Get Better Audio for Video Audio quality can make or break a video. But, if you follow a few simple guidelines and use the right gear, you can easily […]

Recorded With All Shure Mics
Artists

Recorded with all Shure Mics!

Don’t you just LOVE the sound of that headline? I love it when I hear it from an engineer or artist.  In this case, it was most recently from someone who is both! Cliff Goldmacher is and has been a great client of Shure for over 10 years now.  When I first met Cliff in Nashville, […]

Inside Headphones
Education

Inside Headphones with Yuri Shulman, Shure Engineer

With a wide variety of headphones to choose from, we find that many users are looking for guidance to help them select the right headphone for their application. Shure’s product line has expanded to eight different models – some open back, some closed back, and a couple of models for DJs. What practical information could […]

Digital Feedback Reduction
Education

Digital Feedback Reduction for SCM820: A Video

A new addition to the SCM820 control software, the DFR (Digital Feedback Reduction) function adds two channels of adaptive EQ filtering to find and remove feedback frequencies, which noticeably improves gain before feedback in live sound reinforcement systems. Check out this short video walk-through of the software interface that allows you to set up the […]

New Music & New Artists
Artists

New Music AND New Artists!

We all know that feeling…you don’t want to get out of bed, can’t seem to keep your eyes open, feel like you’re sleepwalking…it’s Wednesday. No longer the beginning of the week, but you can’t quite start looking forward to the weekend. It’s the classic hump day. Have you been dragging your feet all morning? Tried […]

Disney Research Photo
Editorial

Disney Sends Audio Signal Through Human Touch

At Shure, we talk a lot about the audio signal path when we refer to sound’s journey from microphone to mixer to P.A. system. But we were blown away by a recent Disney Research Technology project called “Ishin-Den-Shin” which transmits an audio signal, in part, through the human body. The project’s audio chain includes a modified Shure […]

HAIM
Artists

Meet Our New Endorser HAIM!

This summer as an intern, it was under my job description to find a band or artist I thought was a good fit with Shure and sign them as an endorser. I was super excited for this opportunity leading up to the summer, but as summer came around I found myself in a musical lull. […]

TV Film Moments
Artists

The Music Moments of TV & Film

Music in film, television, and advertising is changing the way people connect to these visual images. Music has the power to spark emotions in people that they wouldn’t feel otherwise just looking at the images. Music can make us feel sad, happy, guilty, excited, and just about every other emotion in the book. Nelson showed […]