Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on February 5, 2016 under Events
In this 60-minute webinar, Shure Product Manager John Born traces the history of the unidirectional dynamic microphone and gives us a glimpse into exciting new Dualdyne technology.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on June 25, 2014 under Events
Those of us who work with microphones day in and day out all have our favorites. Most singers swear by the SM58®. The SM7B is popular among broadcasters and recording engineers alike. And, any live sound engineer worth his salt will have several SM57s in his inventory. But when it comes to the general public, one […]
Written by Brent Burdick on April 29, 2014 under News
It was 75 years ago today when Shure released a rugged, high-performance public address microphone called the Unidyne® 55. No ordinary microphone, the 55 gave the world the first professional tool to reproduce sound in vibrant tones and textures, without the complex setup requirements of other mics of the time. Beyond the microphone’s amazing sonic […]
Written by Davida Rochman on February 20, 2012 under Education
Most Shure users have likely never heard the name Ernie Seeler, even though a fair share of their livelihood exists because of this microphone engineer. Born in Cuba of German parents, Ernie joined Shure in 1953 and retired in 1997. During the late 1950s, Ernie developed a new microphone element that would revolutionize the pro […]
Written by Michael Pettersen on October 20, 2016 under Education
How did the SM58 achieve its signature sound? Shure Historian Michael Pettersen breaks it down in three easy (depending on your technical expertise) pieces.
Written by Michael Pettersen on September 12, 2016 under Education
We’re celebrating the vocal mic’s 50th anniversary with true tales from its storied past, courtesy of Shure Historian Michael Pettersen.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on June 14, 2016 under News
Find the perfect present for music and recording enthusiasts with our gift guide. We have suggestions for audiophiles, guitar gods, vinyl geeks, singers, frequent flyers, videographers, podcasters and more.
Written by John Born on May 11, 2016 under EducationNews
The new KSM8 Dualdyne does things once thought impossible in a dynamic microphone. Product manager John Born shares some secrets from the design team’s seven-year odyssey.
Written by Davida Rochman on March 30, 2016 under Education
Lead Industrial Designer John Miller explains how iconic Shure microphones of the 20th century inspired the design of two portable MOTIV™ digital condenser microphones.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on October 17, 2014 under Events
A quick recap of our time at the Audio Engineering Society’s 137th International Convention, including new products unveiled and the awards scoop.
Written by Allison Wolcott on May 13, 2014 under Education
After taking just enough voice lessons to be dangerous (six, to be exact) and performing with some very patient folks here at Shure HQ, I’m starting to explore the music world that lives in nooks and crannies around Chicagoland…and lo and behold, the time has come for me to buy a live vocal mic. Luckily, […]
Written by Cory Lorentz on February 21, 2014 under Artists
Late last year at the House of Blues in Chicago, Shure took over the venue by having three of its endorsers hit the stage for a sold-out evening. On the bill was Atlas Genius, Family Of The Year and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. We came into the venue a little earlier than the masses lining […]
Written by Davida Rochman on December 6, 2013 under Education
Imagine a summit meeting with hundreds of delegates from across the globe. They are seated behind desk-mounted microphones and many are wearing headsets. There’s a nameplate in front of each one, indicating the nation represented. In addition to the listeners, there are a nearly equal number of interpreters. Somewhere in this milieu, a small technical […]
Written by Davida Rochman on July 2, 2013 under Education
Contributors: Dennis Gruenling, Michael Pettersen Since the 1950s, blues harmonica players have amplified their instruments with bullet-shaped microphones and tube amplifiers. But how it all started remains a mystery. According to one legend, the mac daddy of all Chicago blues harp players, Marion “Little Walter” Jacobs, innovated the technique by playing his harmonica near a […]
Written by Davida Rochman on July 25, 2012 under Education
Shure’s SM7 vocal mic for recording applications, introduced in 1973, is a mic (available today as SM7B) with an amazing history that’s generated a tremendous amount of buzz in the last several years. We wondered why. So to find out, we talked to John Born, Product Manager at Shure who answered the question, but advised […]
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