Written by John Born on May 11, 2016 under Microphones
The new KSM8 Dualdyne does things once thought impossible in a dynamic microphone. Product manager John Born shares some secrets from the design team’s seven-year odyssey.
Written by Marc Henshall on January 14, 2015 under Listening
As a phono cartridge designed specifically for audiophile hi-fi, the Shure M97xE features the option to engage a specialist dynamic stabilizer when the blue Shure banner is unclipped from the main cartridge body. Learn what this stabilizer is used for.
Written by Marc Henshall on November 26, 2014 under Studio
Recording vocals in a room with less than ideal acoustics can be tricky. But it is still possible to get great results in a lively space; you just might need to consider dropping the condenser mic from your arsenal.
Written by Marc Henshall on March 13, 2014 under LiveMicrophonesStudio
Dynamic and condenser tom-tom mics divide opinion among sound engineers. Both have distinct advantages depending on application, but which is right for you?
Written by Allison Wolcott on November 11, 2013
Seeing is believing, as the old saw goes. Hearing is believing, too. If you’re a videographer or photographer just getting into video, check this out: Barry Andersson, co-author of The DSLR Filmmaker’s Handbook, is conducting a DSLR Dynamics workshop tour with dates on the East Coast and in Toronto through November 24. For interested folks based […]
Written by Davida Rochman on April 19, 2018 under Home Recording
Want to build your own home recording studio, but aren’t sure how to get started? From considering acoustics to choosing the right gear, we’ve got everything you need to know.
Written by Marc Henshall on March 29, 2018 under Studio
UK engineer Drew Bang got a late start in the music industry, but his unorthodox career path and studio methods have attracted notice from artists like U2, Slaves and Royal Blood. We met him in the resident bar of East London’s Strongroom studios to discuss his remarkable journey and how it’s given him a unique approach to engineering.
Written by Marius Creutznacher on March 9, 2018 under Microphones
There are plenty of tutorials online showing how to record a variety of instruments, but the trusty old recorder comes up short. So we thought we’d explain how to capture the sound of this popular member of the flute family.
Written by Marc Young on February 27, 2018 under Signal Path PodcastStudio
The Signal Path podcast from Shure brings you exclusive interviews with the people shaping the world of audio. Listen to the latest episode with award-winning mastering engineer Matt Colton.
Written by Hayden Leiper on February 21, 2018 under Live
In this post, we focus on Electromagnetic wave propagation, covering the concepts of wavelength, reflection, diffraction, absorption and polarization.
Written by Sean Sullivan on January 11, 2018 under Listening
There are several reasons why audiophiles have long prized electrostatic headphones for home listening. Sean Sullivan, Listening Product Manager for Shure, explores the technology behind our groundbreaking KSE1500 portable electrostatic earphones.
Written by Michael Pettersen on January 4, 2018 under MicrophonesNews
Resident Shure historian Michael Pettersen shares the stories behind some of his favorite archival treasures, including how an SM56 mic avoided being smashed by The Who and set on fire by Jimi Hendrix at Monterey Pop in 1967.
Written by Linda Hansen on November 14, 2017 under MicrophonesNews
There are iconic designs that define an entire product category: Ray-Ban Wayfarer shades, the classic Coke bottle, the Model 302 Western Electric telephone. And, of course, the Shure Model 55 microphone. Now we celebrate this icon with a special edition.
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 Marc Young on August 31, 2017 under Podcasting
Podcasters are increasingly trading the comfort of their homes for the thrill of the stage and performing in front of real audiences. Shure explores the phenomenon of live podcasting with Radio Spätkauf’s Joel Dullroy.
Written by Allison Wolcott on August 8, 2017 under Microphones
Shure Notes® email newsletter subscribers submit their burning audio questions every month. This month, we explore solutions for great vocals that don’t quite cut through the mix.
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