Written by Cory Lorentz on December 29, 2016 under Artists
Few pieces of gear inspire so much passion and loyalty as Shure’s SM58. From Led Zeppelin to Henry Rollins, admiring musicians have helped turn this microphone into an icon over the past 50 years.
Written by Allison Wolcott on December 15, 2016 under News
Shure strives to be the most trusted audio brand worldwide. How we do that has evolved over the years, yet perhaps also come full circle. Four Shure executives share their perspective on innovation in this post.
Written by Brooke Giddens on June 20, 2016 under Education
The exceptionally gifted Zoe Rain shares her experiences shooting on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ tour and reflects on what it takes to make it in the music photography business.
Written by Stephen Kohler on February 24, 2016 under News
Wouldn’t you like a wireless mic that looks as unique as your music sounds? How about adding your logo? You can, with Shure Design Studio. Stephen Kohler offers a walk-through of the tool.
Written by Cory Lorentz on February 27, 2015 under Education
For Part Two, we’re going to explore the musical side of mic technique. Let’s start with the easy target: the rapper and his hype man or men, depending on ego size.
Written by Nelson Arreguín on September 9, 2014 under Artists
Gustavo Cerati was the lead singer, guitarist and main songwriter for the legendary band Soda Stereo, one of the most popular and influential Spanish rock groups of the ’80s and ’90s.
Written by Nelson Arreguín on July 15, 2014 under Artists
It’s a right of passage for almost every 15-year-old girl of Hispanic heritage. A quinceañera is typically a huge fiesta which celebrates a young girl’s transition from childhood to womanhood and presents her to the community as young adult. The celebration highlights God, family, and community, and typically includes plenty of music, food, and a […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on May 9, 2014 under Artists
When I was a kid, I started listening to Blues music and grew to be a big fan. I always wanted to meet the guys making the music, and getting in this business made that come true. In 1977, I went to a concert at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago and photographed Muddy Waters and Johnny Winter. The next […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on November 22, 2013 under Artists
Quick! Press play on the video below and enjoy the song while you read on…< I really appreciate music I can listen to a lot without it getting played out in my head or interfering with my ability to multitask. That balance is why I’ve come to really listen to a lot of our newest […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on October 25, 2013 under Artists
It was 4 am on October 11, 2013 as I brushed my teeth, thinking about how this was all going to go down. In just a few hours I would be in Kansas City filming a day in the life of one of the biggest bands in the world. Less than a week ago, I […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on September 19, 2013 under Artists
Inspiration comes in many ways, shapes, and forms. From happiness that comes from a positive occurrence in your life like meeting the love of your life, to bad breaks ups and everything in between. Even the weather affects your mood and creativity. Like the clouds this morning in Chicago. (I actually enjoy them.) Happenstance is […]
Written by Ryan Smith on August 30, 2013 under Artists
Rock & Roll fuels the musical furnace inside my soul. I grew up on Zeppelin, Rush, AC/DC, Kiss, Quiet Riot, and so many other Rock bands in the 70 & 80’s. I tried to play drums along with songs from Led Zeppelin’s live album “The Song Remains the Same” so many times in my basement. […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on June 12, 2013 under Artists
This weekend has been filled with incredible music, people, and experiences. I kicked off my “weekend” on Wednesday with the Chicago Blues Festival Kick Off party at Buddy Guy’s Legends. I met up with my friend Paul, (yes that’s Paul Natkin, yes that’s the super incredible music photographer) and we headed down towards The Loop. […]
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