Written by Andrew Low on July 20, 2017 under Systems
Chris Hawes explains how the MXA910 Ceiling Array Microphone delivered for a client with a space that transforms from one room to a triple-divisible, multi-purpose room.
Written by Jessica Sirkin on August 29, 2017 under Systems
AV professionals often face the challenge of creating high-quality corporate and campus audio solutions on a low budget. The new P300 can help them bridge the gap.
Written by Paul Crognale on August 23, 2017 under Mobile Journalism
From blaring and brash to tranquil and serene, India is a vibrant symphony of sounds. Matthew Bell created an audio diary of his recent trip to the country armed with just a Shure MV88 microphone and an iPhone.
Written by Mike Petruccelli on March 7, 2017 under Live
Performing live for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience, so don’t leave anything to chance. By following these helpful suggestions, you’ll be ready to take the stage with confidence – and prepared when things happen to go wrong.
Written by Davida Rochman on February 28, 2017 under LiveNewsPodcasting
Tyler Greene and Adam Yoffe, two live podcasters from the Chicago Podcast Festival, offer eight helpful how-to tips to ensure a successful transition from studio to live podcasting.
Written by Marc Henshall on October 26, 2016 under Live
In this month’s Shure Whiteboard Session, Shure Senior Applications Engineer, Tom Colman explains some of the basic differences between digital and analogue wireless systems. (Video at the bottom of this article). For many years, analogue wireless systems ruled the airwaves, but in recent years we’ve seen increasing amounts of digital systems. On the surface, one might […]
Written by Marc Henshall on July 1, 2016 under Live
Gareth Owen is an acclaimed British sound designer whose portfolio includes many of the world’s biggest musical theatre spectaculars, including ‘Disney’s Hunchback Of Notre Dame,’Sister Act’, ‘Hairspray’, and ‘Disney’s Little Mermaid’ to name just a few. Impressively, Gareth also received the prestigious Olivier Award two years running for his Sound Design contributions on ‘Memphis’ and […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on October 7, 2015 under Live
Christine Carson of Joyful Noise Recordings explains what she does on the day to day and how she got her start in the artist management business.
Written by Davida Rochman on April 3, 2015 under Home RecordingMicrophonesStudio
Specialty microphones aren’t just for national tours and elite studios with big budgets. If you’re shopping on a budget, this post will give you confidence in selecting specialty mics, including gooseneck and side-address models.
Written by Marc Henshall on February 6, 2015 under Studio
The human voice is extremely complex. Man made instruments, such as the piano, flute or even the guitar, can be emulated through sampling and synthesis successfully. Vocals, however, vary so much in tone, character and dynamics that they are extremely difficult to reproduce synthetically – at least to a convincing level. Subsequently, although it is […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on November 6, 2014 under Live
Shure Associates share what they like about hearing certain genres of music in certain places with certain technologies. Tell us about your listening habits!
Written by Davida Rochman on September 17, 2014 under Uncategorized
We asked two of our favorites, pro audio educator John Chevalier and veteran touring engineer Paris Lahr, for their tips on how to mike live vocals.
Written by Marc Henshall on June 30, 2014 under Live
The subject of wired vs wireless for guitar is a much-debated topic. Opinions vary on how both setups can affect your tone, but the issue is really more about application and signal flow. In this post, we’ll cover the basics of good practice for each setup, and draw a conclusion for you to consider based […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 9, 2014 under House of Worship
Tips from Todd Hartmann at The Austin Stone This is a church that understands the concept of community. Launched just 12 years ago by Chris Tomlin and Matt Carter in the living room of Tomlin’s bass player’s house, The Austin Stone Community Church presently numbers four campuses across the greater Austin area and over 7,000 […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on May 13, 2014 under Uncategorized
Two expert colleagues hooked me up with eight live vocal microphones, from value-priced to high-end, dynamics and condensers, so I could experience for myself the differences between them and figure out which one I preferred.
Written by Marc Henshall on March 13, 2014 under LiveStudio
For years, the most common method of micing tom-toms has been to use a dynamic microphone. Over time, however, the introduction of purpose-built, discreet condenser microphones have given engineers more tonal choice and some practical benefits. Consequently, dynamic and condenser tom-tom options now divide opinion among sound engineers. In reality, both have distinct advantages depending […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on February 28, 2014 under Live
Hello again, friends! In my post last week, I introduced you to the Juno Award Nominees for Pop Album of the Year. This week, we are going to take a look the nominees for Rock Album of the Year. Again, these are all great albums, and I can’t wait to see which one will be […]
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