Allison Wolcott

Allison Wolcott

Allison Wolcott started singing at Shure and now sings wherever they'll let her. She wishes she were Brandi Carlile, Neko Case, and Johnny Cash all rolled up in a voice box. Her favorite mic is the BETA®87A. Interviews with product developers and general Shure news are her beat.
Editorial

In Their Own Words: What It’s Like to Intern at Shure

There’s nothing like starting an internship when you’re young, smart, talented, and full of ideas…and discovering by the end of Day 1 that nobody’s interested. That you’re there to do the grunt work that full-time associates don’t want to deal with. Not at Shure. Often, Shure interns come back for multiple summers, and sometimes, they […]

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August Webinar: Wireless for Guitar Players

Since everybody’s setup is a little different, it’s up to each guitarist to figure out which wireless rig will best suit his or her needs. (No pressure or anything.) Enter our August webinar… Wireless for Guitar Players Whether you’re going wireless for the first time or considering a switch in wireless rigs, it’s important to […]

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Earphones

The Making of the SE846: An Interview with Sean Sullivan

In anticipation of the SE846 making its way into ears and hearts worldwide, I sat down with Shure earphone guy Sean Sullivan to get the scoop on what’s so great about these earphones, the challenges of the earphone form factor, the pitfalls of audiophilia, and what makes it all worthwhile. SE846: The Key Features Allison […]

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First Look

SE846 Sound Isolating Earphones: First Look Video

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 […]

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Education

Register for Worship Arts Technology Summit

From coast to coast, house of worship volunteers and professionals are making their way to summer school, also known as WATS, which stands for Worship Arts Technology Summit. Shure is proud to sponsor these events, at which participants receive expert, hands-on training in five parallel tracks: Musician, Media, Audio, Lighting, and Vocal. You’ll find Senior […]

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Contests

Montreux Jazz Festival: Live Streaming & Gear Rundown

The Montreux Jazz Festival, that 15-day slice of jazzophile heaven, is in full-throttle scat and improvisation mode until July 20. Again this year, Shure is proud to be the official technical supplier of  microphones and wireless systems, as well as the sponsor of the Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition. If you’re not in Montreux, you […]

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Events

July Webinar: Wireless Solutions for Conference Room Applications

The installed sound pro’s dream of being able to go wireless and remotely control great-sounding audio gear across an executive campus has become a reality with the new Microflex™ Wireless Systems. Wireless Solutions for Conference Room Applications If running wires simply is not an option in the meeting spaces where you run sound, then you […]

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First Look

Microflex Wireless First Look from InfoComm

Available this summer, Microflex™ Wireless Systems are ideal for meeting rooms, conference rooms, and board rooms that need the lifelike sound of a high-quality condenser microphone in a low-profile design. In this video from InfoComm in Orlando, Gino Sigismondi offers a tour of the key features, including smart rechargeability, Dante™ Digital Audio, and robust software […]

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Contests

What’s On Repeat? Earphone Giveaway

You know how it starts. You hear a sweet tune, then play it on repeat until it becomes a part of your music-lovin’ soul. And then you play it some more. It happens to us too. In the comments below, tell us what’s on repeat for you these days. An old favorite? A new unknown? […]

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Events

Recharge with Shure Learning Center’s Free June Webinar

Shure rechargeable batteries have revolutionized the possibilities for powering wireless systems. Check out this webinar if you’re interested in making the switch. (Your battery budget will thank you.) As always, Shure Learning Center webinars are free to attend, and attendance is first come, first serve. Rechargeable Battery Solutions for Wireless Microphone Systems Tired of throwing […]

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Events

Going to InfoComm? Register for AV Networking World

System integrators, AV consultants, and design consultants: this one’s for you… The week of InfoComm, you’re invited to AV Networking World, a day-long event featuring interactive demonstrations, workshops, and panel discussions of real-world use cases in venues from conference rooms to houses of worship to stadiums. Enjoy a buffet-style lunch compliments of the event. Vital […]

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Contests

Fantastic Scholastic: The Results Are In…

Medically, inspiration is the act of breathing in. Creatively, inspiration is the experience of an idea revealing itself. When I say that, every year, listening to the Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition tracks is like a breath of fresh air, I mean that they inspire me. There’s nothing like hearing young artists go for it. It […]

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Awards

VP83 & VP83F Win Four Awards at NAB 2013

At The NAB Show, we could barely contain our excitement about previewing our two new camera-mount shotgun mics, the VP83 LensHopper™ Camera-Mount Condenser Microphone and the VP83F LensHopper™ Camera-Mount Condenser Microphone with Integrated Flash Recording. Both mics caught the eye of industry publications and came away from the show with awards. Videomaker Magazine‘s write-up about […]

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Events

Free May Webinars: GLX-D Digital & Choosing the Right Earphones

In May, take an in-depth tour of our forthcoming GLX-D Digital Wireless System, and learn how to choose the right SE Sound Isolating™ Earphone model for your application. As always, Shure Learning Center webinars are free to attend, and attendance is first come, first serve. New Product Overview: GLX-D Wireless Systems Webinar Join us for […]

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Events

National Open Mic Night: Find Venues & Share Pics

Year Two of National Open Mic Night begins in less than a week! From April 21 to April 28 at almost 30 top-notch venues, the stage will reach from coast to coast. Do you have your set list yet? Do you even know where to go? Allow me to assist you, at least with the […]

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First Look

VP83 & VP83F First Look from NAB

At The NAB Show™ in Las Vegas, we’re previewing two new shotgun microphones for detailed high-def audio capture when mounted on DSLR cameras and camcorders. The intuitive interface and accessible controls make both mics super user-friendly in the field. What makes them different? VP83F has an internal digital flash recorder while VP83 does not. In […]

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First Look

SCM820 First Look from NAB

Available now, the SCM820 8-Channel Digital IntelliMix® Automatic Mixer is being unveiled at The NAB Show™ in Las Vegas. SCM820 offers selectable IntelliMix modes, dual mixer operation, and multiple connector variations. Plus, you can choose between standard Ethernet or Dante™ digital networked audio configurations. Check out this short video, in which Gino Sigismondi walks through […]

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News

Save on BETA Microphones Through June 30

If you’ve been waiting for the right time to upgrade your microphone locker with the latest additions to the Beta™ family, I have good news: the waiting is over. The right time is now. We’re offering a mail-in rebate on Beta Microphones purchased from April 1 through June 30. There’s a limit of six microphones […]