Written by Davida Rochman on October 30, 2014 under Education
Sometimes the recording studio is a rig that fits into the backpacks of two tourists bound for Europe. In this post, mobile recording engineer Adam Lansky offers tips for recording success anywhere: on the road, in the moment, and...
Written by Davida Rochman on September 9, 2014 under Education
Dean Miles targets the one-person-camera operator and explains the importance of recording sound elements to create a soundscape that complements the visual imagery of your project.
Written by Davida Rochman on May 15, 2014 under Education
In this post, we’re going to turn the spotlight on an essential instrument in the horn section: the saxophone. To help us do it, we’ve turned to a trio of pros: ADAM HILL from Memphis’s legendary Ardent Studios (where...
Written by Davida Rochman on February 4, 2013 under Education
Contributor: Bobby Owsinski While you often see microphone techniques discussed for specific applications, another approach is to learn some general principles that you can apply to any situation. Before we can get into that...
Written by Davida Rochman on June 20, 2012 under Education
Contributor: John Mills We tend to think of him as “friend of Shure Notes John” but to the larger audio world, he is FOH engineer extraordinaire, audio tech advisor in his popular TechTraining101 site, frequent contributor...
Written by Davida Rochman on February 15, 2012 under Education
It wasn’t that long ago – maybe 15 or 20 years at most –when a quality studio incorporating all of the technologies that have revolutionized recorded music over the decades would have cost tens of thousands of dollars....
Written by Davida Rochman on March 8, 2010 under Education
With sites like YouTube serving over two billion (yes, that billion with a b) videos a day, there’s no doubt that the user-generated content revolution has taken root. Digital applications that have put recording within just...
Written by Davida Rochman on April 6, 2009 under Education
Shure’s Training and Education Manager Gabriel Benitez writes a newsletter for the professional sound community. Last month, he addressed the topic of using external devices in home recording that allow the recordist to bypass a...
Written by Davida Rochman on March 9, 2009 under Education
Just a couple of years ago, we introduced the topic of podcasting in Shure Notes. For some of our readers, we may have been introducing the concepts as well. Today, no reliable estimate exists of the millions of podcasts around...
Written by Davida Rochman on October 15, 2005 under Education
Part II – Microphone Techniques The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #14 (October 2005). With the possible exception of the music you play and how well it is played, almost nothing has a greater effect...
Written by Davida Rochman on August 15, 2005 under Education
Part I – Understanding the Basics The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #13 (August 2005). There are almost as many reasons to make your own recording as there are new (and yes, even established)...
Written by Davida Rochman on January 5, 2015 under Education
Interested in a digital wireless system? This post covers the basics of going digital, including product and spectrum considerations, plus how to choose the right system for your needs.
Written by Brooke Giddens on November 6, 2014 under Artists
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 Nelson Arreguín on October 24, 2014 under Artists
Nelson Arreguín was in Canada for Indie Week Toronto, where 250 bands duked it out "mano a mano" at over 20 venues to see who's the next big thing in Indie Music.
Written by Davida Rochman on September 24, 2014 under Education
In live sound, proper microphone placement has three desirable results: it offers optimal signal to noise ratio and gain before feedback and it captures the instrument’s “sweet spot”.
Written by Davida Rochman on August 25, 2014 under Education
When Mix and other leading audio publications start devoting ink to digital audio networking for live sound and broadcasting applications, there’s more than a revolution in the making. The future has arrived.
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