• Filter by Topic

Search Results for: experimentation

Showing 1 - 18 of 20 articles.

A Culture of Innovation

Shure strives to be the most trusted audio brand worldwide. How we do that has evolved over the years, yet perhaps also come full circle. Four Shure executives share their perspective on innovation in this post.

Recording and Mixing Electric Guitars

The electric guitar is the most successful and widely adopted instrument in modern popular music. When it comes to studio recording, the very things that make the electric guitar so versatile are also some of the aspects that make it a challenging instrument to record.

Three Reasons Why Mic Placement Matters

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”.

Making the Right Earphone Choice: What You Need to Know

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 born. Soon people wanted better sound from their portable players, and that meant something other than ubiquitous white earbuds. […]

Unusual Recording Techniques: Trash Mic

To kick start a new blog series featuring unconventional studio techniques, we recently put an SM57 in a bucket of water and placed it next to the kick drum. Are we mad I hear you ask? All can be revealed by reading the post ;–) . This time, we’re looking at yet another experimental technique […]

Mic Clinic for The Art Institutes – Nashville

November 22, 2010 Public Speaking…….(words that can send shivers down your spine).  So, what’s the best way to get over this….do it more!!  Heather Sturm at the Art Institutes in Nashville called and asked if I would put together a Live Sound/miking clinic for her 10 Audio students.  I said…yyyyes I can. But I wasn’t […]