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Build Your Own Unidyne!
Editorial

Build Your Own Unidyne!

It was 75 years ago today when Shure released a rugged, high-performance public address microphone called the Unidyne® 55. No ordinary microphone, the 55 gave the world the first professional tool to reproduce sound in vibrant tones and textures, without the complex setup requirements of other mics of the time. Beyond the microphone’s amazing sonic […]
ReferencingWithHeadphones-Featured
Education

Referencing with Headphones before Mastering

By Steve Corrao, Sage Audio Mastering – Nashville, TN Not too long ago, Shure Notes editors crossed into the sprawling, top-secret world that is Shure’s Technology Annex to learn more about the development of its headphone line from Chief Engineer Yuri Shulman.  Naturally, part of that discussion involved a review of the growing headphone line […]
Hiring a sound company...
Education

Is This Thing On? Hiring a Sound Company for Your Next Conference

Contributor: Phil Bower, Prestige AV & Creative Services The venue was booked months ago, the event has been promoted to your membership, and the speaker line-up, while in a constant state of flux, is finally just about buttoned up. But the time has come, in addition to the dozens of other tasks on your pre-show […]
Ben Folds and the Shure SM5B
Artists

What discontinued Shure Mic would you bring back and why?

In our frequent travels as Shure Artist Relations representatives, we often hear from many engineers “You guys should really bring _____ mic back.”  If you look back in Shure’s history, there are some amazing designs but also some wonderful sounding mics. Some people want them back because they just look cool and others because they […]
Education

Building a Project Studio for $1000 or Less, Part II

The list of famous recordings made in a “home studio” is long and subject to debate. What qualifies as a home studio?  We all know that “Exile on Main Street” was recorded in a home (make that the basement of Villa Nellcote in the south of France), but does it really count if the producer […]
Artists

FOH Engineer Rich Caldwell – Rest in Peace

Last week, I received a phone call from an industry associate that a dear friend and Flyleaf FOH engineer Rich Caldwell died in a car accident.  I’ve known Rich for more than 5 years and he had one of the most positive personalities I’ve encountered as a touring engineer.  He took great pride in his […]
Artists

Soundcheck Holiday Party 2010

December 13, 2010 – Nashville, TN It’s hard to imagine that just 7 months ago, the building that the Shure Nashville Artist Relations office resides in had 3 1/2 feet of water throughout.  Soundcheck is a Nashville staple and to be able to host it’s annual Holiday party after such a tragedy is a wonderful […]
Education

Roswellite – What Is This Stuff?

The Material That Revolutionized Ribbon Microphones: Roswellite ™ What Is It? Roswellite ™ is the trademarked name of a nano-enabled ribbon material that is used in Shure KSM313/NE and KSM353/ED ribbon microphones. Roswellite™ is also known as “acoustic nanofilm.” It’s an extremely strong, low mass, superelastic, paramagnetic composite with high inherent conductivity and shape memory […]