Written by Marc Henshall on November 24, 2014 under Studio
Cheaper, consumer grade earphones/headphones might work for casual listening applications, but when it’s time to record your music, every detail matters. Any imperfections missed during the tracking/mixing stage will only be accentuated by the mastering process; therefore, it is imperative that you can hear every note and nuance in crystal clear detail. Investing in a […]
Written by Marc Henshall on March 21, 2014 under Listening
High quality headphones make mixing more accurate or listening to music more enjoyable. There are two distinct varieties of headphones available: closed back and open back. Each type have specific advantages or disadvantages depending on your application. So which type is right for you? Closed-Back Headphones Closed headphones are the most common variety available. In […]
Written by Marc Henshall on January 24, 2014 under Listening
Recently, Shure released the new SRH1540 premium closed back headphones. We explain the difference between SRH940 and our new premium model.
Written by Davida Rochman on October 17, 2013
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 […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 1, 2013 under Listening
Contributors: Recording Engineers Mark Garrison, Michael White “Trust your ears.” “It’s what sounds right to you.” These are popular refrains that you’ve read in just about every article (many of them right here) about choosing microphones, positioning them and mixing sound. But if you’re going to rely on your ears to hear and identify the […]
Written by Mike Lohman on July 30, 2012 under News
Thanks to our friend Melody Demel, who wrote this guest post for us. How do you make it in the music business? Blaze your own trail, network, have an online presence, and take rejection in stride. Those were some of the answers I heard regularly during a GRAMMY Camp L.A. panel where high school campers […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on May 24, 2012
HUGE props and thanks to everyone who participated in the Share Your Shure Story celebration of our 87th birthday! Folks at Shure HQ read your stories in amazement and said stuff like, “Wow, is that for real?” We were all inspired by your creativity and dedication. (DRUMROLL…) Alex Davenport and Sandy Aphid were the lucky […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on April 25, 2012
It’s our 87th birthday here at Shure, and we kinda feel like celebrating. Will you join us? People who knew S. N. Shure, our founder, say he was a great listener. Over the years, we’ve accumulated a library of stories from extraordinary people who use Shure products, from World War II pilots and U.S. presidents […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 12, 2012
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 … headphones that let sound in? That’s the magic of open back headphones. What’s the advantage? Open back headphones have ports that allow sound to […]
Written by Ryan Smith on January 12, 2012 under Live
January 9, 2012 Here we are, fresh into 2012, and what better way to kick of a new year than with a great new album! Darrin Vincent, one half of Bluegrass super group Dailey & Vincent strolled down the hall with a copy of their new record, The Gospel Side of DAILEY & VINCENT, along […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on August 29, 2011 under Live
Our friend, Audrey Sahl, wrote this guest blog for Mic Check: I checked out the first ever East Coast GRAMMY Camp last week, and was happy to see just as much talent represented in the East as out West. Converse Rubber Tracks hosted the evening’s open mic festivities, so I got a glimpse into the newly opened, […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on July 25, 2011 under Live
Our friend, Melody Demel, wrote this guest blog for Mic Check: I was in L.A. last week catching up with students at a summer camp put on by The Recording Academy called GRAMMY Camp. It was a pretty cool experience, as it gave me the chance to hang out with high school students who take […]
Written by Ryan Smith on November 17, 2010 under Live
PASIC 2010 – Indianapolis, IN Nov 10-13 Percussive Arts Society International Convention This was my 15th time attending PASIC. I was joined this year by Shure Associates Rob Klegon and Matt Koschak who both had a hand in the development of the AWESOME new drum microphones we were going to display this year. Shure has […]
Written by Davida Rochman on April 19, 2010
A little bit of knowledge about care, use and preventive maintenance can extend the life and maximize the performance of the gear you already own. Here, Shure’s Bill Ostry shares tips that will preserve your equipment and your budget. Wired Microphones Keep windscreens on vocal mics clean and unclogged – clogged windscreens can reduce the […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 8, 2010 under Broadcast
Not that long ago, DIY videos were pretty much the domain of proud parents capturing the highlights of a family vacation or birthday party. Technology and social media changed all that and today, over 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every day. Let’s say you’re ready to join the revolution. You already have […]
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