Written by Marc Henshall on January 6, 2015 under Studio
Vintage records from the early 1900’s are different to the familiar vinyl records used today. They are made from a brittle material which uses a shellac resin and typically play at a speed of around 78 RPM. While it may be tempting to play a little bit of history using the standard cartridge/stylus on your home turntable, […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on June 11, 2014 under Live
Shure’s Performance Listening Center (PLC) managed by Dean Giavaras is used internally for a myriad of reasons. Operated by the Product Development Division, Shure associates use it daily to test and evaluate microphones, critical listening, recording, photo shoots, and even band rehearsals. It’s our very own private studio. But from time to time the PLC’s […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 8, 2010 under Uncategorized
While understanding the differences between mic, instrument and speaker cables isn’t quite as seductive as checking out the features of a new effects pedal or electronic keyboard, these are essential links in the audio chain. Getting a grip on the basics and learning a couple of tried-and-true techniques from the pros will make sure you’re […]
Written by Sam Drazin on November 1, 2017 under Wireless Systems
Amid shrinking spectrum and surging wireless traffic, command and control functionality is becoming increasingly important for professional audio applications. Learn how get the most out of Axient Digital with the Wireless Workbench 6 software.
Written by Andrew Anderson on August 22, 2017 under Studio
Though her career started by chance, Mandy Parnell is entirely intentional at the board, with a careful combination of emotion and reason leading the way.
Written by Michael Pettersen on July 13, 2017 under NewsStudio
What is it like in a room where all typical daily noises are absent? In this post, we’ll take you inside one of two Shure anechoic chambers used for product testing.
Written by Marc Henshall on April 7, 2017 under Studio
Having recently won a prestigious MPG Award, Andrew Hunt is riding a wave of success built from the ground up. We caught up with Andrew to learn more about his story progressing from a multi-instrumentalist to a talented producer and engineer. Through sharing his journey, it’s plain to see how a real passion for music […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on March 17, 2017 under SXSW
Shot By Shure showcases some of the artists we’re most excited about. Meet FRENSHIP. Two guys from LA that put out one of the most viral hits for 2016 “Capsize.” Now, hear about the song that changed their lives.
Written by Andrew Anderson on February 23, 2017 under Studio
Andrew Anderson talks to producer Shel Talmy about recording The Kinks, The Who, The Damned and Bowie and how he really got the crunchy guitar sound on You Really Got Me… Everyone in pro audio has a favourite-sounding record. This is not to be confused with their favourite song – that’s something totally different. No, […]
Written by Marc Henshall on February 23, 2017 under Studio
As an audio engineer, frequently turning your head to a wide variety of musical genres and productions comes with the territory. In the following Engineer Spotlight feature, we speak to recent MPG Engineer of the Year winner, Olga Fitzroy who we learn is no stranger to applying her skills across a broad spectrum. From assisting […]
Written by Michael Pettersen on February 16, 2017 under Listening
Vinyl continues to grow in popularity. The resurgence in records means more people are buying new turntables or dusting off a vintage one found in the attic. Find out what you need to know about replacing a needle – or phono cartridge stylus – to keep the music sounding amazing.
Written by Soren Pedersen on November 30, 2016 under Uncategorized
Earned in the Quality Lab, the SM58’s reputation for durability is strengthened every time the mic bests a real-world customer challenge. Check out these torturous SM58 stories from inside and outside Shure HQ.
Written by Soren Pedersen on October 5, 2016 under MOTIV
Recording band practices, inspirations, and concert videos (plus future-proofing your mobile recording potential) is so much easier with this iOS mic.
Written by Allison Wolcott on August 15, 2016 under Listening
Shure Notes email newsletter subscribers submit their burning audio questions every month, and we pick one to publish in the email and here. This month, we focus on phono cartridge stylus replacement.
Written by Brooke Giddens on June 20, 2016 under Live
The exceptionally gifted Zoe Rain shares her experiences shooting on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ tour and reflects on what it takes to make it in the music photography business.
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