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 Allison Wolcott on December 6, 2016 under Education
In this short documentary full of archival treasures, Shure Corporate Historian Michael Pettersen explains how a two-way radio microphone became the harp mic of choice for generations of blues musicians.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on March 23, 2015 under News
Cheryl Jennison DaProza puts our forthcoming MOTIV MV88 iOS Digital Stereo Condenser Microphone to the test on a family cruise vacation. Check out her take on its audio quality and ease of use.
Written by Davida Rochman on September 9, 2014 under Education
Dean Miles targets the one-person-camera operator and explains the importance of recording sound elements to create a soundscape that complements the visual imagery of your project.
Written by Davida Rochman on April 7, 2014 under Education
Shure Contributors: Thomas Banks, Chris Lyons, Gino Sigismondi Consider this: On YouTube alone, over 60 hours of video are uploaded every minute of every day. More video is uploaded to YouTube in one month than the three major television networks combined have created in the past sixty years. The 51-second shot-in-a-dorm-room “Harlem Shake” garnered 36 […]
Written by Matt Dobschuetz on December 10, 2013 under Education
Recently, we sponsored How To Make Music, a tutorial series created by musician Saher Galt. The first video in the series focuses on building a home studio. If you’ve ever thought about building your own studio, check this out. You might be surprised how affordable it is these days, and how easy it is to […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on October 21, 2013 under Events
If you’re interested in techniques for getting better audio for interviews, wedding videography, or any video application, then this month’s webinar is for you. How To Get Better Audio for Video Audio quality can make or break a video. But, if you follow a few simple guidelines and use the right gear, you can easily […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on October 17, 2013 under Education
A new addition to the SCM820 control software, the DFR (Digital Feedback Reduction) function adds two channels of adaptive EQ filtering to find and remove feedback frequencies, which noticeably improves gain before feedback in live sound reinforcement systems. Check out this short video walk-through of the software interface that allows you to set up the […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on July 24, 2013 under News
Soon, the new SE846 Sound Isolating™ Earphones will make their way into the ears of audiophiles and musicians around the world. Spoiler alert: the sound quality is MIND BLOWING. Until the day arrives when you can hear them for yourself, check out this brief video in which Sean Sullivan walks through what makes the SE846 […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 13, 2013 under Education
“When a film has only one or two, it is considered an imperfect film. But when there is a profusion of technical flaws, it is called style.” That’s how film festival favorite Pedro Almodovar defended the mistakes so apparent in his first feature-length film Pepi Luci Bom. The year was 1980 and it was the […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 29, 2013 under Education
Shure is pleased to offer video professionals educational resources that provide practical advice and helpful tips—all with the express purpose of ensuring the highest quality audio possible. To address some of the common situations videographers face when creating corporate or online videos, we have launched a three-part video series. The topics include: How to Mic […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 21, 2013 under Events
For the 10 schools that participated in this year’s competition, it’s all over but the judging. Since last fall, they’ve had the opportunity to experiment with different Shure mics in an effort to record the best track they can using only Shure gear. In this final installment of the competition video series, the teams recap […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on January 28, 2013 under Events
At studios across the country, the 10 student teams in the Fantastic Scholastic 9 Recording Competition are tracking like there’s no tomorrow, sometimes working into the wee hours just to get that “phat like a sausage” sound, as one sleep-deprived competitor put it. Whatever it takes is what they’re doing! (Teamwork, humor, teamwork, and teamwork. […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on December 20, 2012 under Events
Mic locker: check. Headphones: check. Song selection: check. And now, game on. Last fall, ten colleges were randomly selected from the pool of applicants to compete in our annual Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition, in which audio education students seek the top nod from music industry giants by recording the best track they can using only […]
Written by Davida Rochman on August 30, 2012 under Education
Contributors: Keith Anderson, Videographer and Chris Lyons, Manager of Technical & Educational Communications at Shure For the videographer who is either earning a living or bringing in some extra income by shooting video for weddings, events or the Internet – audio can present a challenge. You can’t have a bride holding a microphone while exchanging […]
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