Written by Marc Henshall on November 26, 2014 under Studio
Recording vocals in a room with less than ideal acoustics can be tricky. If any undesirable sounding room reflections make it back into your microphone, the finished result will sound amateur and unpolished. One solution is to hang duvets behind and to the sides of the vocalist, which will help to prevent unwanted reflections from […]
Written by Marc Henshall on November 24, 2014 under Studio
Cheaper, consumer grade earphones/headphones might work for casual listening applications, but when it’s time to record your music, every detail matters. Any imperfections missed during the tracking/mixing stage will only be accentuated by the mastering process; therefore, it is imperative that you can hear every note and nuance in crystal clear detail. Investing in a […]
Written by Davida Rochman on November 21, 2014 under House of WorshipPersonal Monitoring Systems
Churches everywhere are looking for ways to lower the volume while improving the audio quality of their worship services. Here are tips for achieving a Quiet Stage through the use of in-ear monitoring and other technologies.
Written by Marc Henshall on November 18, 2014 under News
In a world dominated by celebrity and reality TV culture, it’s sometimes refreshing to discover something completely contrary. Don’t get us wrong; talent shows, big budget music videos, and sold-out stadium performances are all fine, but sometimes you just need something a little more down to earth. So, if it’s the antidote to the X-Factor […]
Written by Davida Rochman on November 14, 2014 under MicrophonesUncategorized
Les Banks of the legendary Ryman Auditorium and Cliff Miller, who has handled audio for nearly every major bluegrass act, explain which mics and techniques deliver that pure acoustic sound from the stage to the audience.
Written by Cory Lorentz on November 12, 2014 under Uncategorized
Good mic techniques are intuitive enough that even small children can execute them with no prompting. Somewhere along the path to adulthood, however, that intuition fades. This post series will help you get that intuition back.
Written by Marc Henshall on November 11, 2014 under Listening
Earphones and headphones often come with some fairly intimidating spec sheets. This can make choosing the right model for you a little daunting. Thankfully, we’ve put together a list of the most commonly seen specs to help you make an informed decision. Frequency Range This refers to the overall range that an earphone/headphone will operate in. It measures […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on November 6, 2014 under Listening
Shure Associates share what they like about hearing certain genres of music in certain places with certain technologies. Tell us about your listening habits!
Written by Ryan Smith on November 3, 2014 under Live
Shure sat down with monitor engineer Jason Spence to discuss some of the details involved in mixing monitors at an awards show.
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