Monthly Archives: July 2014

News

GRAMMY Camp LA: ‘Be Persistent and Be Prepared’

Our friend, Meghan Brown, wrote this guest blog for Featured News… GRAMMY Camp! Have you heard of it? It’s an awesome summer camp program that brings high school students together for a 10 day total music immersion.  Last week, I was lucky enough to join  ultra-talented campers at GRAMMY Camp LA and see firsthand how […]
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InfoComm 2014 Wrap-up

It’s been over a month since we returned from InfoComm 2014 in Las Vegas, but we are still riding high from all the great things that happened at the show. From the moment the doors opened on the convention floor to the final minute of the last day, there was barely a second when our booth wasn’t packed with […]
July Webinar – Wireless Spectrum Update: The 600 MHz Incentive Auction
Webinars

July Webinar – Wireless Spectrum Update: The 600 MHz Incentive Auction

For up-to-date information on the FCC Incentive Auction, please refer to our Resource Center, and to take advantage of our rebate program, which has been extended through October 31st, please visit https://wirelessrebate.shure.com. It’s understandable that people get nervous when the FCC starts talking about reallocating spectrum. Wireless mic users can remember how disruptive the 700 MHz reallocation was, […]
The LAMC Celebrates Its Quinceañera
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The LAMC Celebrates Its Quinceañera

It’s a right of passage for almost every 15-year-old girl of Hispanic heritage. A quinceañera is typically a huge fiesta which celebrates a young girl’s transition from childhood to womanhood and presents her to the community as young adult. The celebration highlights God, family, and community, and typically includes plenty of music, food, and a […]
My Summer Soundtrack
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My Summer Soundtrack

Summer is in full swing and as we all know, it’s crucial to have a summer playlist to be the background to all our adventures. As we prepare for our upcoming Chicago festivals (Pitchfork and Lollapalooza), I’ve been finding myself listening to new music constantly. I must admit, coming from Southern Missouri, summer to me […]
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Top 8 Microphone Myths Exposed

There are microphone myths just like there are urban myths. And their longevity rivals Bigfoot, Nessie and that mysterious Roswell incident in 1947. Right here, right now, we’re setting the record straight on mic folklore that we’ve continued to debunk over the years. Check each one of these off your list, and when the subject […]
Microphones

3 Alternative Guitar Mics to the SM57

The Shure SM57 is quite possibly the most popular and widely used microphone to record electric guitars. But there are other microphones that you should consider when choosing a guitar mic. Here are three of them.
Backstage With Paul - All Access
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Backstage With Paul: All Access

In 1976, I was breaking into the business, but I didn’t know how to get access to shows. One night, I went to the Ivanhoe Theater in Chicago to try to talk my way in. I figured a small place would be easier. I went to the backstage door and started talking to the guy […]