Written by Bells Driver on September 7, 2017 under LiveWireless Systems
Is it possible for an indie rock fan to find the American Dream mixing monitors for pop divas like Jennifer Lopez and Christina Aguilera? Shure spoke with French engineer Anne-Lise Coulet about her transatlantic career in pro audio.
Written by Marc Henshall on November 1, 2016 under Live
Recently at Shure Sound Hub, we caught up with FOH engineer, Bryony October who shared her experience of life on the road, including some unmissable advice for any new engineers getting started with live sound. Bryony also expressed her passion for mixing at festivals and the adrenaline rush that comes with unfamiliar venues and gear. […]
Written by Marc Henshall on April 22, 2015 under Studio
The electric guitar is the most successful and widely adopted instrument in modern popular music. In fact, a recent study shows that the electric guitar has now overtaken the violin as the most popular musical instrument for children to learn. Traditionalists might sneer at the changing musical demographic, but the fact remains, electric guitars are […]
Written by Marc Henshall on February 23, 2015 under Studio
Bass is the backbone of your music, and in many cases – particularly with more modern styles – the whole metaphorical house would collapse without it. Lou Reed once put the importance of bass across rather well. “I wouldn’t want to hear Beethoven without beautiful bass, the cellos, the tuba. It’s very important. Hip-hop has thunderous […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 16, 2014 under Uncategorized
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 Davida Rochman on October 3, 2011 under House of Worship
First Person with Dan Murphy The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes for Houses of Worship, Issue #47 (October 3, 2011). Running live sound in a church setting can be a very challenging and a very rewarding experience. Every week, the sound crew is faced with a mix of professional, semi-professional, and amateur […]
Written by Brando Marius on September 21, 2017 under FeaturedHome Recording
The tracks are recorded, and you’re ready to mix in your home studio. To improve the quality of your final mix at home, use these professional studio mixing tips from Nashville audio engineer Brando Marius.
Written by Troy Jensen on June 15, 2017 under Systems
Understanding how the base building design affects the quality of audio and video conferencing in rooms can help create conference systems that provide a great experience in a modern office space.
Written by Allison Wolcott on June 1, 2017 under Microphones
Shure Notes® email newsletter subscribers submit their burning audio questions every month. This month, we explore vocal mic options for death metal.
Written by Andrew Anderson on February 23, 2017 under Studio
Andrew Anderson talks to producer Shel Talmy about recording The Kinks, The Who, The Damned and Bowie and how he really got the crunchy guitar sound on You Really Got Me… Everyone in pro audio has a favourite-sounding record. This is not to be confused with their favourite song – that’s something totally different. No, […]
Written by Marc Henshall on February 23, 2017 under Studio
As an audio engineer, frequently turning your head to a wide variety of musical genres and productions comes with the territory. In the following Engineer Spotlight feature, we speak to recent MPG Engineer of the Year winner, Olga Fitzroy who we learn is no stranger to applying her skills across a broad spectrum. From assisting […]
Written by Bells Driver on February 2, 2017 under Live
Working with the likes of The Kooks, Plan B, Marmozets and currently Catfish and The Bottlemen, Russ Tite is a music industry pro both in the studio and in front of the stage. He answers some questions for us below on technology, mixing and how he hates being cold. HOW DID YOU GET INTO ENGINEERING? […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on January 10, 2017 under House of Worship
Shure Notes email newsletter subscribers submit their burning audio questions every month, and we pick one to publish in the email and here. This month, we focus on miking a grand piano.
Written by Justin Boller on December 13, 2016 under MicrophonesStudio
This educational post provides a simple definition of line-level and mic-level signals, explains the differences between them, and describes how to avoid audio problems by matching the right device to the appropriate input.
Written by Marc Henshall on November 29, 2016 under Wireless Systems
We explore digital wireless tech by learning about what modern RF experts think of the trend towards more digital systems and the potential benefits. Over recent years, we’ve seen the RF landscape change dramatically. Our industry, in particular, was significantly affected, with PMSE users (Programme Making and Special Events) losing access to large portions of […]
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