Written by Ryan Smith on June 13, 2011 under Artists
June 9-12 – 2011 Nashville, TN 2011 marks not only the 40 year Anniversary of the CMA Music Fest but also the 10th year of the Shure office in Nashville. I have been fortunate to be able to attend this show since Shure opened the Nashville Artist Relations office in 2001. It has been great […]
Written by Ryan Smith on May 25, 2011 under Artists
May 21, 2011 Montclair State University – Montclair, NJ This was the first time in about 3-4 years that I’ve been back at the Modern Drummer Fest and back to MSU. It was great to see this campus again and it has been growing and rebuilding ever since. Last year, Shure sent a boatload of […]
Written by Ryan Smith on April 6, 2011 under Artists
Sunday April 3, 2011 Grand Garden Arena – Las Vegas, NV This will be about the 14th time I have had the absolute pleasure of attending the Academy of Country Music Awards. As in the past, Shure has enjoyed the pleasure of being the preferred microphone of choice by both the engineers for the show […]
Written by Ryan Smith on February 21, 2017 under News
Ryan Smith, Shure’s man in Music City, takes us behind the scenes of CMT’s show Nashville with audio prop master Danny Rowe to find out what it takes to keep it real – both on and off the set.
Written by Michael Pettersen on September 12, 2016 under Education
We’re celebrating the vocal mic’s 50th anniversary with true tales from its storied past, courtesy of Shure Historian Michael Pettersen.
Written by Nelson Arreguín on February 17, 2016 under Artists
Nelson Arreguín dishes on the difference between what people think the Shure Artist Relations team does and what they really do every day (and night).
Written by Davida Rochman on January 5, 2015 under Education
Interested in a digital wireless system? This post covers the basics of going digital, including product and spectrum considerations, plus how to choose the right system for your needs.
Written by Ryan Smith on October 16, 2014 under Artists
Watching an artist change and grow over the years is a rewarding experience. Check out the iTunes and Spotify links to Hannah Ford’s latest project, PLECTRUMELECTRUM, with Prince’s group 3RDEYEGIRL.
Written by Davida Rochman on May 15, 2014 under Education
In this post, we’re going to turn the spotlight on an essential instrument in the horn section: the saxophone. To help us do it, we’ve turned to a trio of pros: ADAM HILL from Memphis’s legendary Ardent Studios (where everyone from Big Star to the Staples Singers and Isaac Hayes has recorded), FOH Engineer FRANK […]
Written by Ryan Smith on March 7, 2014 under Artists
How much do I (and many others) love the BETA 181? Let me count the ways: 1. Toms & Overhead My first experience with the BETA 181 came at a Percussive Arts Society Convention (PASIC) in 2011 when Shure Artist Simon Phillips was invited to give a clinic. Simon had been using the KSM137 and […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on November 14, 2013 under Artists
It seems crazy to think it’s already been 6 years since we first heard the name Colbie Caillat. The pop singer-songwriter broke out in 2007 with her debut album “Coco” which featured hit singles “Bubbly” and “Realize.” She followed that with her sophomore album titled “Breakthrough” featuring the popular track “Fallin’ For You” and most […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on April 24, 2012 under Artists
Ditch the van and get on your bike! That’s one way to tour in this green-minded world we live in… and it’s the Ben Sollee way. Our friend Ben Sollee came to us via an email message we received about a musician who was on tour, heading to intimate venues with a cello strapped to […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 27, 2012 under News
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 SRH940s, property of Eric Schilling, who was also mixing for the show. Harris was stunned by […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 5, 2012 under News
Year in and year out, Shure engineers obsess over new ways to deliver audio that amazes. Still, we’re in awe when our products win awards from organizations we respect and admire. Here’s a list of the most recent awards our products have received. Wireless Systems Axient Wireless Management Network 2012 NAMM “Best in Show—This […]
Written by Matt Dobschuetz on January 19, 2012 under News
Shure has long had a reputation for building not only excellent sounding products, but ones which are built to last. There are hundreds of stories of bands dropping their Shure mic into their pint glasses, accidentally dropping a mixing console onto their mic, or in the case of The Who’s Roger Daltrey, actually going out […]
Written by Ryan Smith on January 13, 2012 under Artists
January 12, 2012 Nashville, TN – The Ryman Auditorium There is such a wonderful feeling when you know you are watching something special. Whether it’s a great movie, football games when everyone player giving 150 % (I’m talking Walter Payton 150 %), or a music group that draws you in. Part of my role in Artist Relations […]
Written by Ryan Smith on December 7, 2011 under Artists
December 5, 2011 Las Vegas – MGM Grand Garden Arena This was the second ACA show for Fox Network. Production Mix Engineer Klaus Landsberg invited me to come out on behalf of Shure for this years’ show as they were going to be using primarily Shure wireless. Sound Company ATK Audiotek would be providing the […]
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