Written by Davida Rochman on April 21, 2016 under MOTIV
Filmmaker and documentarian Daniel Zox explains how the MOTIV™ MV88 iOS Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone captured sound from the Lower East Side to the bike trails of Sedona.
Written by Allison Wolcott on January 28, 2014 under Webinars
“Is this thing on?” says, oh, EVERYONE when they step up to a microphone in the movies or on TV. And what does the mic always say back? “ZZZZZZ!” Feedback is the universal, audible indicator for “live microphone.” It’s also just plain annoying. If you’d like to avoid it, then check out February’s Shure Learning […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on December 6, 2013 under Live
Being born and raised in the City of Broad Shoulders, there are many reasons to hold your head up and be proud – from it’s fiery history survived by a limestone tower on it’s magnificent mile, which serves as a symbol of the City’s endurance and grit, its imposing skyscrapers and resplendent downtown architecture that […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on November 22, 2013 under LiveNews
Ever see that scene in the movie Rock Of Ages where we first meet the character Stacee Jaxx, lying in bed, draped in half naked women somewhere in a room backstage that’s been converted to look like a jungle, complete with a swimming oasis? In the scene, our jukebox hero is summoned by his fast […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on October 3, 2013 under LiveNews
Music in film, television, and advertising is changing the way people connect to these visual images. Music has the power to spark emotions in people that they wouldn’t feel otherwise just looking at the images. Music can make us feel sad, happy, guilty, excited, and just about every other emotion in the book. Nelson showed […]
Written by Davida Rochman on July 2, 2013
Contributors: Dennis Gruenling, Michael Pettersen Since the 1950s, blues harmonica players have amplified their instruments with bullet-shaped microphones and tube amplifiers. But how it all started remains a mystery. According to one legend, the mac daddy of all Chicago blues harp players, Marion “Little Walter” Jacobs, innovated the technique by playing his harmonica near a […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 26, 2013
[Pointing to a Marshall amp] “This is a top that we use on stage … the numbers all go to 11 – right across the board. Most blokes are playing at 10 … but, where can you go from there? If we need that extra push over the cliff, we put it up to 11. […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 13, 2013 under Broadcast
“When a film has only one or two, it is considered an imperfect film. But when there is a profusion of technical flaws, it is called style.” That’s how film festival favorite Pedro Almodovar defended the mistakes so apparent in his first feature-length film Pepi Luci Bom. The year was 1980 and it was the […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on June 10, 2013 under Live
If you’re like me I need music on for everything. You know, just in case… You never know when you’re going to have that dramatic cinematic moment during the course of your day, where, whether planned or unplanned, you’re going to do something absolutely breathtaking. And, when that moment arrives, you want the perfect song […]
Written by Davida Rochman on August 30, 2012 under Broadcast
Contributors: Keith Anderson, Videographer and Chris Lyons, Manager of Technical & Educational Communications at Shure For the videographer who is either earning a living or bringing in some extra income by shooting video for weddings, events or the Internet – audio can present a challenge. You can’t have a bride holding a microphone while exchanging […]
Written by Ryan Smith on February 15, 2011 under Live
February 13, 2011 Staples Center Los Angeles, CA This year’s show featured a diverse line up of legendary as well as up and coming artists. The same holds true for microphones. As usual, many Shure products were requested and put into action; from top of the show featuring a star-studded line up of 5 tremendous […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on April 18, 2010 under Live
Coachella Day 3 After a hard night’s sleep I began my last day in the desert with Shure Endorsers Babasonicos from Argentina. They charmed the crowd with their bravado and stage presence. After their set I hung out with them and had some lunch at the catering tent backstage. This was to be my first actual […]
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