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Top 8 Microphone Myths Exposed

Top 8 Microphone Myths Exposed

There are microphone myths just like there are urban myths. And their longevity rivals Bigfoot, Nessie and that mysterious Roswell incident in 1947. Right here, right now, we’re setting the record straight on mic folklore that...
Broadcast
How to Mic a DSLR Video

How to Mic a DSLR Video

Shure Contributors: Thomas Banks, Chris Lyons, Gino Sigismondi Consider this: On YouTube alone, over 60 hours of video are uploaded every minute of every day. More video is uploaded to YouTube in one month than the three major...
Awards
29th NAMM TEC Nominees

The 2013 TEC Awards: And The Nominees Are…

The Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards®, or TEC Awards, honor innovations in audio for recordings, live performances, film, TV, and beyond. Winners will be announced at The NAMM® Show in a few weeks, and we’re...
First Look
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KSM9HS First Look from AES

At AES in San Francisco, we unveiled the KSM9’s younger sibling, the KSM9HS, which features switchable hypercardioid and subcardioid polar patterns. There’s a wired version, plus wireless versions available with the...
Education
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Vocal Miking Tips

Bill Gibson has spent the last 30 years writing, recording, producing and teaching music. He is well known for his production, performance and teaching. Bill is Developmental Editor for Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing...
Education

Miking the Rhythm Section

How do the pros approach live sound reinforcement of the rhythm section? For the answers, we turned to Karen Stackpole, a triple threat Bay Area drummer, sound engineer and writer. Not long ago, she polled a handful of sound pros...
Education

Debunking Common Audio Myths

The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #27. When we decided to devote this issue to dispelling common audio myths and legends, we had no trouble impaneling a group of experts. Culled mostly from Shure’s...
Education

Creative Mic Tips from the Experts

The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #18. Billy Ward: Touring and Recording Drummer’s Drummer Multi-Pattern Mics and More He’s worked with everyone from Yoko Ono, Robbie Robertson and Joan Osborne to...
Education

Making an Independent Recording, Part 2

Part II – Microphone Techniques The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #14 (October 2005). With the possible exception of the music you play and how well it is played, almost nothing has a greater effect...
Education

How to Buy A Microphone

A Shure Primer The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #12 (June 2005). The time has come. You’re about to embark on your first microphone shopping adventure. Or maybe this time, you just want to narrow the...