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Designing a Portable Church Sound System
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Designing a Portable Church Sound System

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...
Allie Gets Her Gun: A Live Vocal Mic Shootout
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How I Chose My First Live Vocal Mic

After taking just enough voice lessons to be dangerous (six, to be exact) and performing with some very patient folks here at Shure HQ, I’m starting to explore the music world that lives in nooks and crannies around...
The Most Wonderful (Musical) Time of the Year
Artists

The Most Wonderful (Musical) Time of the Year

I love everything about Christmas, save for the excessive commercialization of the holiday, but what I absolutely love the most is the music. I have fond memories of my family trimming the tree, baking cookies and opening presents...
What makes a legendary performance?
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What makes a Legendary Performance?

I was thinking about our tagline on the way home from the American Country Awards in Las Vegas.  This topic is wide open for interpretation and discussion, so I hope you join in. In my opinion, I had just witnessed a Legendary...
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Let's Celebrate Fall!

            October is right around the corner and Fall is upon us. It’s the best time of the year, in my opinion. You’ve got leaves changing color, perfect temperatures, bonfires, and with that...
Michael Johns[1]
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All About Open Back Headphones

For years, audio manufacturers have trumpeted the benefits of noise-cancelling headphones. TV commercials invariably depict stressed-out  corporate types struggling to find a piece of Paradise on a transcontinental flight, but...
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Fitz & the Tantrums in Nashville

July5, 2011 Wikipedia:  “A tantrum is an emotional outburst, usually associated with children or those in emotional distress. ”      Well, if you think a bunch of kids, hot and wild from listening to great music...
Education

Testing 1-2-3: Advice on Live Sound

The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #44. It’s not … working. Everyone’s had this problem in all of its flavors. We turned again to our panel of performers, producers and sound engineers to...