The issue of safety has come to the forefront for event planners recently, especially those dealing with large-scale, complex touring productions. Luke Bryan’s production manager knows it all too well.
Nearly two miles of shoreline along Madison’s Lake Monona set the stage for themed music in three zones along the festival’s viewing area, a music stage with five bands, and a late-night fireworks display.
When Apple began packaging earbuds with their iPods in 2001, music lovers abandoned their Walkman® and Discman® portable music players along with whatever headphones they were using at the time, and a new consumer market was born. Soon people wanted better sound from their portable players, and that meant something other than ubiquitous white earbuds. […]
Technically, Mark Brunner may be the Senior Director of Global Brand Management at Shure, but most of us know him these days as Mr. Spectrum. For the past several years, he has led our advocacy efforts with the Federal Communications Commission on behalf of wireless microphone users. In this capacity, he has accumulated as many […]
With a wide variety of headphones to choose from, we find that many users are looking for guidance to help them select the right headphone for their application. Shure’s product line has expanded to eight different models – some open back, some closed back, and a couple of models for DJs. What practical information could […]
Contributor: Dean Giavaras, Manager – Performance Listening Center & S.N. Shure Theater (and Horn Player) Unless you live somewhere in the lower third of the United States, summer is the only time of year when there are opportunities to perform outdoors. Even here, at Shure headquarters just a few miles northwest of the Windy City, […]
1-20-14 UPDATE: The FCC has delayed the incentive auction until 2015. Read the latest in our interview with Mark Brunner. What’s the buzz? What is it? When does it happen? What are the effects on wireless users? Just when we all adjusted to 2009’s FCC regulations involving the use of wireless microphones and mobile devices […]
Sound Checks, Safety, and More The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes / Musician, Issue #48 (September 1, 2011). Some may refer to it as the fourth law of thermodynamics, but most of us know it as “Murphy’s Law,” in its simplest form: “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Sure, you […]
The Audio Problems Caused by Multiple Open Microphones High quality audio becomes progressively more difficult to achieve as the number of open microphones increases. All audio systems face the same problems whenever multiple open microphones are needed. These problems are: Build-up of background noise and reverberation Reduced gain before feedback Comb filtering All of the […]
How to Get the Right Fit Shure earphones are not worn in the same style as headphones or standard earbuds. To enjoy the superior sound isolation and audio quality of your earphones, it is very important to get a proper fit. Situating the Cables Note the difference between the right (R) and left (L) earphones […]
Digital technology has made it easier than ever to record your music. Part 1 of this two-part series walks you through the fundamentals.
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