Written by Ryan Smith on March 12, 2012 under Artists
Twenty Minutes! That’s how long it took for 3 Ryman shows with Mumford & Sons to sell out. I decided to wait and catch the last night, March 8. Also on the bill was new Shure Endorsers’ Dawes. This would be my first time seeing either band perform on tour. I arrived just in time […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on January 30, 2012 under Artists
Joining a band for load-in at a venue on a Saturday morning is not the typical duty associated with this gig in Artist Relations at Shure. Occasionally, you’re asked to go above-and-beyond and help out a band or bands coming to town and in need of a few microphones. In this instance, I arrived equipped […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on November 4, 2011 under Artists
Maybe you aren’t familiar with this Los Angeles based four-piece, but I’ve got a feeling you may find them to be quite infectious. With an intriguingly vintage folk rock sound and the musical chops reminiscent of their veteran folk rock predecessors, this group of twenty-somethings is, as told to me several times throughout the evening, […]
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 Davida Rochman on June 16, 2014 under Education
Contributor: Cliff Goldmacher, Owner/Founder of Nashville Studio Live How to Stay Cool, Calm and Consistent As a producer and engineer for the past twenty years, I’ve had the pleasure of being able to travel to various cities and studios for my work. Along with this privilege, however, comes a particular set of challenges, including: how […]
Written by Ryan Smith on May 9, 2014 under Artists
At the dawn of 2014, a host of metal, video, sound and lighting filled the Annex of the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. ACM award winner for Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan and crew were in preparations and rehearsals for the That’s My Kind Of Night Tour. The video walls are humongous, the stage comes […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on March 20, 2014 under Artists
During the MTV Live Aid broadcast, Bob Dylan made a comment. He said, “We need to do this for the American Farmers!” Willie Nelson was watching the show, and he agreed. So he called his friend Jim Thompson, the Governor of Illinois at the time, and also called his friend John Mellencamp and said, “Give […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on March 14, 2014 under Artists
Now while it may be true that you need talent and timing to make it in this business of rock n’ roll, it also helps to have some friends in high places. Today, Paul Natkin has friends of all types of status all over the world… I’ve witnessed greetings from rock stars, management, club owners, […]
Written by Davida Rochman on January 6, 2014 under Education
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 […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on May 31, 2013 under Artists
We’ve been compiling these engineer videos here at Shure for years now, and at this point we’ve got quite a “who’s who” of these men behind the board. Whether in a studio or live venue, these men have become legend for the sounds they hear and their technical prowess when it comes to making those […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 7, 2013 under News
When The NAMM Show rolls around, we can barely contain our excitement about sharing the new products we’ve been feverishly, painstakingly engineering all year long. There’s another part of NAMM season that keeps us on our toes, though. By then, products we’ve launched in the past year or so have been rigorously evaluated by users […]
Written by Ryan Smith on September 14, 2012 under Artists
Every day, working in Nashville, I see tour buses come in and out of the parking lot out side the building. Some buses are loading up, some unloading, and some parking for the day for rehearsals. I’ve hung out on several tour buses and been invited to come out on the road for a weekend […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on July 27, 2012 under Artists
I was born and raised in the beautiful city of Chicago to immigrant parents from Mexico who love a good fiesta. Almost all my early memories are filled with those of family parties. Baptisms, birthdays, saint’s days, First Communions, Confirmations, Quinceñeras, weddings, barbecues at random forest preserves and at Lake Michigan after my dad’s baseball […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 13, 2012 under Education
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 […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 1, 2012 under Education
By Shure Notes Editors, Contributors: Shure’s Michael Johns and Chris Lyons Thank the humble tape recorder. And give some credit, too, to the 1960s when rock and roll ruled the AM airwaves and teenagers were learning to play guitar by listening to Beatles records over and over again. Professional recording studios were the domain of […]
Written by Ryan Smith on January 28, 2012 under Artists
Yeah, that’s right! We rocked at this show! January 19-22, 2012 Anaheim, CA – Anaheim Convention Center From our new products, awesome booth and even more awesome Shure staff, we had an amazing 4 days. We even brought in some of the most recognized names in the music industry to sign autographs and perform in our […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on November 22, 2011 under Artists
November 10, 2011 Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV Every year, in the beginning of November, Latin music’s hottest acts converge on Las Vegas to celebrate the Latin GRAMMY’s. This year Latin GRAMMY week was busier than ever with interviews, rehearsals and pre-Latin GRAMMY parties that had city of sin sizzling with […]
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