Written by Brooke Giddens on August 16, 2016 under ArtistsEducation
Drummer Danny Molad of Lucius reflects on their input list and why it works for them, plus what it’s like to perform with live looping.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on June 14, 2016 under News
Find the perfect present for music and recording enthusiasts with our gift guide. We have suggestions for audiophiles, guitar gods, vinyl geeks, singers, frequent flyers, videographers, podcasters and more.
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 12, 2016 under Education
Five Shure Associate musicians share their most beloved mic(s) for their application. Check out their recs for vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar amp, bass amp, and drums.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on October 17, 2014 under Events
A quick recap of our time at the Audio Engineering Society’s 137th International Convention, including new products unveiled and the awards scoop.
Written by Davida Rochman on July 8, 2014 under Education
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 we’ve continued to debunk over the years. Check each one of these off your list, and when the subject […]
Written by Davida Rochman on October 29, 2013 under Education
Helical? This could describe a bad day in the studio or a buzzing sound that just won’t go away. Fact is, it’s a type of a directional antenna that might be the answer to getting better performance from your wireless systems. In this post, Shure Notes Editors have searched the archives for terms that you’re […]
Written by Ryan Smith on May 20, 2013 under Artists
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 […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 26, 2012 under Education
We are often asked why Shure microphones have specific model number designations and what these stand for. The organizational structure of Shure model numbers is credited to our founder S.N. Shure. Mr. Shure was a very organized person. The Shure archive has an example of his daily diary, kept when he was 15 years old. […]
Written by Davida Rochman on January 25, 2012 under Education
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 Group, President of Northwest Recording, serves on the National Advisory Board for the P&E Wing of the Recording Academy, is an […]
Written by Matt Dobschuetz on January 20, 2012 under News
A300SM Shock Mount for KSM353/ED – First Look from NAMM John Born introduces the A300SM Shock Mount. Recently called the “Sexiest Shock Mount Ever” (recording hacks), the sleek and stylish A300SM uses advanced materials to provide exceptional isolation and shock protection for the KSM353/ED Ribbon Microphone. Most notably, in place of the traditional elastic bands the A300SM […]
Written by Ryan Smith on October 21, 2011 under Artists
October 19,2010 The Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA It was time for a road trip….and I knew this one was going to be worth it. Why? Because I’ve watched drummer Mike Mangini for years. He’s been a Shure endorser for over 10 years. This was the type of band that Mike has worked for, practiced for, […]
Written by Ryan Smith on September 29, 2011 under Artists
September 21-24 Nashville, TN Soundland Nashville has taken over the town with great new upcoming bands. I hope you got a chance to go out and hear some new music. I started out my day on Thursday by visiting a panel discussion at the Belcourt Theatre on the success of the band The Civil Wars. […]
Written by Davida Rochman on April 29, 2010 under Education
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 […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on March 19, 2010 under Artists
In our last episode, Brooklyn-based Matt & Kim were hunkered down in a studio in Atlanta to begin work on the follow-up to 2009’s Grand. Looking for a change in the weather and chaos of NYC, Matt & Kim figured Atlanta would be the perfect fit for normalcy and a little winter warm-up… So far, […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on February 20, 2010 under Artists
New to the Shure roster of endorsers, Matt & Kim were literally on their way to a studio in Atlanta to meet producer Ben Allen and begin work on the follow-up to the critically acclaimed Grand. I spoke to Matt over the telephone as Kim minded her speed, navigating the band van down the interstate […]
Written by Davida Rochman on May 25, 2009 under Education
Think about microphone types today and your mind will automatically turn to the dynamic and condenser types that dominate live sound reinforcement and recording applications. But from the 1930s through the 1950s, the ribbon velocity microphone ruled the airwaves. Fast forward to the present day. Thanks to space age advancements in material design, highly sensitive […]
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