Written by Davida Rochman on February 15, 2008 under Education
The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #27. When we decided to devote this issue to dispelling common audio myths and legends, we had no trouble impaneling a group of experts. Culled mostly from Shure’s...
Written by Davida Rochman on October 12, 2007 under Education
A Shure Educational Podcast In this episode we discuss common techniques for stereo miking. Spaced pairs, X-Y pairs, and mid-side arrangements are reviewed along with audio samples and illustrations showing setup.
Written by Mike Petruccelli on April 17, 2015 under Education
Here's a checklist of things to keep in mind for open mic performances, from how to prepare to what to bring to interacting with the audience and fellow performers.
Written by Davida Rochman on April 3, 2015 under Education
Specialty microphones aren't just for national tours and elite studios with big budgets. If you're shopping on a budget, this post will give you confidence in selecting specialty mics, including gooseneck and side-address models.
Written by Davida Rochman on March 4, 2015 under Education
If you’re ready to go retro and experience the joy of listening to record albums, you’ll need to know how to shop for a record needle (phono cartridge). This post will help you choose with confidence and get in the analog groove.
Written by Davida Rochman on September 24, 2014 under Education
In live sound, proper microphone placement has three desirable results: it offers optimal signal to noise ratio and gain before feedback and it captures the instrument’s “sweet spot”.
Written by Allison Wolcott on September 10, 2014 under News
Mu Yang, from the product development team, talks about our newest wireless system, QLX-D Digital Wireless. He discusses who it is (and isn’t) for, and how it compares to some of our other systems.
Written by Davida Rochman on August 25, 2014 under Education
When Mix and other leading audio publications start devoting ink to digital audio networking for live sound and broadcasting applications, there’s more than a revolution in the making. The future has arrived.
Written by Brooke Giddens on August 18, 2014 under Artists
Summer is coming to an end...is that taboo to say?? Shure has a ton of products that make killer companions for my last week of summer. Below are a list of fun activities where you can bring Shure along!
Written by Davida Rochman on August 11, 2014 under Education
Is it really a cardioid world? While the cardioid polar pattern is undoubtedly the most often used in live sound applications (after all, the ubiquitous Shure SM57 and SM58® microphones are both cardioid types), there’s a case...
Written by Davida Rochman on July 8, 2014 under Education
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...
Written by Brooke Giddens on June 3, 2014 under Artists
I think it’s about time we started showcasing CMT Crossroads sessions, especially since two out of the last three have featured not only one Shure artist, but two! I have been a longtime fan of CMT Crossroads. I just want to...
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...
Written by Davida Rochman on April 22, 2014 under Education
When Apple began packaging earbuds with their iPods in 2001, music lovers abandoned their Walkman® and Discman® portable music players along with whatever headphones they were using at the time, and a new consumer market was...
Written by Davida Rochman on April 7, 2014 under Education
Shure Contributors: Thomas Banks, Chris Lyons, Gino Sigismondi Consider this: On YouTube alone, over 60 hours of video are uploaded every minute of every day. More video is uploaded to YouTube in one month than the three major...
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