Written by Ryan Smith on March 12, 2012 under Artists
Twenty Minutes! That’s how long it took for 3 Ryman shows with Mumford & Sons to sell out. I decided to wait and catch the last night, March 8. Also on the bill was new Shure Endorsers’ Dawes. This would be my first time seeing either band perform on tour. I arrived just in time […]
Written by Ryan Smith on April 15, 2011 under Artists
April 12, 2011 Schuba’s Tavern – Chicago, IL My parents were married about 3 blocks away from Schuba’s. It’s always great to be able to drive down Belmont Avenue in Chicago and still see the church, and many other sights that I grew up seeing when I lived in Chicago. My Grandmother lived about 2 […]
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on May 18, 2017 under Education
So your band has a solid set and is ready to go from playing friends’ parties for free to paid gigs? From researching venues to making a press kit, the tips in this post will help you make the jump.
Written by Ryan Smith on April 4, 2017 under Artists
Guitarist Keith Everette Smith of TobyMac and his wife Tasha shared their knowledge with orphaned Ugandan children at a camp that teaches music creation, notation and production.
Written by Ryan Smith on February 21, 2017 under News
Ryan Smith, Shure’s man in Music City, takes us behind the scenes of CMT’s show Nashville with audio prop master Danny Rowe to find out what it takes to keep it real – both on and off the set.
Written by Michael Pettersen on February 16, 2017 under Education
Vinyl continues to grow in popularity. The resurgence in records means more people are buying new turntables or dusting off a vintage one found in the attic. Find out what you need to know about replacing a needle – or phono cartridge stylus – to keep the music sounding amazing.
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 Marc Young on December 22, 2016 under Education
With online entertainment becoming more like professional TV productions, it’s increasingly important to find the best mic for your vlog or web-based show.
Written by Thomas Banks on November 8, 2016 under News
Got a MOTIV microphone? The ShurePlus MOTIV app can help you do more with it. Check out version 2.0, which offers new editing capabilities and a streamlined interface.
Written by Ryan Smith on September 21, 2016 under Artists
Three international touring veterans offer advice on everything from what to pack to how to respectfully navigate language barriers to planning for downtime.
Written by Mark Brunner on August 26, 2016 under News
Nashville and Shure share a desire to support the music industry however possible. We were honored to host Nashville Mayor Megan Barry at our headquarters for a tour and conversations about common goals.
Written by Brooke Giddens on August 16, 2016 under ArtistsEducation
Drummer Danny Molad of Lucius reflects on their input list and why it works for them, plus what it’s like to perform with live looping.
Written by Mike Petruccelli on July 13, 2016 under Education
Portability requirements, technology comfort level, and likelihood of tripping over cables are some of the contributing factors that should influence whether or not you go wireless as a musician running your own sound.
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 Ryan Smith on April 13, 2016 under Artists
Ryan Smith of Shure Artist Relations talks with the owner and head of audio at this beloved Nashville venue to learn the secret of their 25-year success.
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