Written by Brooke Giddens on March 19, 2017 under SXSW
SXSW is packed with talent. Shot By Shure showcases some of the artists we’re most excited about. In this segment, Missy Modell talks to Danny Miller and Max Harwood.
Written by Brooke Giddens on March 17, 2017 under SXSW
Shot By Shure showcases some of the artists we’re most excited about. Meet FRENSHIP. Two guys from LA that put out one of the most viral hits for 2016 “Capsize.” Now, hear about the song that changed their lives.
Written by Brooke Giddens on October 27, 2016 under News
Adam Young explains what’s different when writing a film score vs. a pop song and why he’s excited about the Adam Young Scores Short Film Contest.
Written by Brooke Giddens on June 20, 2016
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 Brooke Giddens on October 7, 2015 under Live
Christine Carson of Joyful Noise Recordings explains what she does on the day to day and how she got her start in the artist management business.
Written by Brooke Giddens on January 29, 2015 under News
If you’re tired of straining to hear live music over clinking bottles and loud conversations, then you need to know about Sofar Sounds, an alternative live-music experience available around the globe. Shure is excited to be partnering with Sofar.
Written by Brooke Giddens on December 3, 2014 under Live
David Levin and Juan Garcia-Spitz share with us the biggest differences between being a FOH engineer with touring acts vs. having residency as an engineer at a venue.
Written by Brooke Giddens on November 6, 2014 under Listening
Shure Associates share what they like about hearing certain genres of music in certain places with certain technologies. Tell us about your listening habits!
Written by Brooke Giddens on August 8, 2014 under LiveNews
Brooke Winners THE FOOD. OMG. Martin Doherty of CHVRCHES’ dance moves! I mean, that dude went crazy. It was like a mix of moshing and the Charleston. Fireworks at Calvin Harris’ headlining show! Smallpools’ story about Googling themselves when they first started the band, and how it always brought up links about how killer whales should […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on July 14, 2014 under LiveNews
Summer is in full swing and as we all know, it’s crucial to have a summer playlist to be the background to all our adventures. As we prepare for our upcoming Chicago festivals (Pitchfork and Lollapalooza), I’ve been finding myself listening to new music constantly. I must admit, coming from Southern Missouri, summer to me […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on December 12, 2013 under LiveNews
On June 15th of this year, the indie-pop group Fitz and the Tantrums stopped by Guitar Center Hollywood to give us a taste of their new album “More Than Just A Dream” which dropped May 7th. It’s the second full-length album for the group following their 2010 release “Pickin’ Up the Pieces” which hit the […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on December 5, 2013 under LiveNews
The year is winding down, and what a year it’s been! 2013 has been filled with many awesome things for Shure, but especially endorsers! There has been so much incredible new music out there and we’re so happy our products could help enhance that. To bring things to a close this year, we thought it’d […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on November 20, 2013 under LiveNews
At this point I have our artist roster memorized, our products memorized, everything memorized. It’s hard to watch a TV show or a music video and not notice a Shure product or Shure artist. With that being said, I always find it amusing when I hear a Shure artist covering another Shure artist’s song, which […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on November 14, 2013 under LiveNews
It seems crazy to think it’s already been 6 years since we first heard the name Colbie Caillat. The pop singer-songwriter broke out in 2007 with her debut album “Coco” which featured hit singles “Bubbly” and “Realize.” She followed that with her sophomore album titled “Breakthrough” featuring the popular track “Fallin’ For You” and most […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on November 8, 2013 under LiveNews
They like us…they really like us! I found some free time to check out some of our artist videos on YouTube this week. I just had to share some of the quotes from Shure Artists. It’s so awesome to hear them talk about how Shure products improve their sound and their music. Check out some […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on October 31, 2013 under LiveNews
Happy Halloween! If you’ve been following us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram you may have seen some Shure Halloween Spirit this week… I can’t believe it’s already Halloween! It seems like the year flew by and we all know this time tomorrow, Santa Claus and Christmas decorations will be everywhere! Oh…the holiday season. Music can make […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on October 23, 2013 under LiveNews
We’re getting closer and closer to awards season and the People’s Choice Awards just announced their nominee selections. They open it up to the public to vote for 5 of the choices with the top 5 in each category becoming the official nominations. I ran across this yesterday and was scrolling through the various categories […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on October 16, 2013 under LiveNews
We all know that feeling…you don’t want to get out of bed, can’t seem to keep your eyes open, feel like you’re sleepwalking…it’s Wednesday. No longer the beginning of the week, but you can’t quite start looking forward to the weekend. It’s the classic hump day. Have you been dragging your feet all morning? Tried […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on October 7, 2013 under LiveNews
This summer as an intern, it was under my job description to find a band or artist I thought was a good fit with Shure and sign them as an endorser. I was super excited for this opportunity leading up to the summer, but as summer came around I found myself in a musical lull. […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on October 3, 2013 under LiveNews
Music in film, television, and advertising is changing the way people connect to these visual images. Music has the power to spark emotions in people that they wouldn’t feel otherwise just looking at the images. Music can make us feel sad, happy, guilty, excited, and just about every other emotion in the book. Nelson showed […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on September 25, 2013 under LiveNews
October is right around the corner and Fall is upon us. It’s the best time of the year, in my opinion. You’ve got leaves changing color, perfect temperatures, bonfires, and with that comes s’mores (the worlds greatest creation). There’s Halloween and Thanksgiving, fall festivals, apple cider, hay rides, pumpkin […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on September 18, 2013 under LiveNews
Covers songs can be the worst thing to ever happen or one of the most surprising things that makes you see a song in an entirely new way. I have a love-hate relationship with cover songs, which I think is how most people feel. I’ve been on a kick lately though and thought I’d share […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on September 9, 2013 under LiveNews
LouFest 2013 came to impress. With a brand new partnership with C3 Presents, the company that organizes Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits to name a few, LouFest showed off it’s shiny lineup last Spring. With The Killers and Wilco headlining and acts like Alabama Shakes, Walk the Moon, Local Natives, and Icona Pop, the festival […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on September 4, 2013 under LiveNews
Pennsylvania rock band Dr. Dog aren’t new to the music scene, releasing their 8th studio album B-Room this coming October. Since 1999 they’ve been creating unique sounds reminiscent of 60’s surf rock. Nic Harcourt of KCRW caught up with them for the Guitar Center podcast to talk about their album Be The Void and the […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on August 13, 2013
Winner Wow, you all know how to rock. And there a ton of pics tagged with #CampShure to prove it. Congrats to @david_sillas for winning the #CampShure Big Show badge and a Special Edition Super 55 Microphone! We had a great time at Summer Camp. Thanks to everyone who participated! Honorable Mentions Week 4 Theme: […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on August 7, 2013 under Live
Brooke’s Winners and Losers Day 1 – Friday, August 2nd Winners Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons cutting in line in front of me for the Port-O-Let and making small talk The Killers’ version of “Shadowplay” Cora Lorentz’s head banging (she’s a rockstar) Waiting in line for a golf cart ride next to Shaun White Flux […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on August 6, 2013
Winner Congrats to @davidplat for winning the #CampShure Field Trip badge and SRH840 headphones! This week’s entries really raised the bar. Get your phones prepped for our final week. A picture of your talent could win a Special Edition Super 55 Microphone! Honorable Mentions Week 3 Theme: Field Trip For this week’s theme, show us […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on July 31, 2013 under News
That is the actual definition of Lollapalooza, but Lollapalooza as many of us have come to know it, is the music festival to end all music festivals. It is a 3-day festival that brings in over 100,000 people to Grant Park each year to hear the tunes of their favorites artists. That’s pretty impressive and the […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on July 30, 2013
Winner Congrats to @trol_bridge for winning the #CampShure Spirit Day badge and a box FULL of Shure swag! Everyone’s pictures this week were amazing. We’re looking forward to seeing your travels in this week’s Field Trip contest! Honorable Mentions: Week 2 Theme: Spirit Day Shure Summer Camp is in full swing. For this week’s theme, […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on July 24, 2013
Winner Congrats to @saysay148 for winning the #CampShure Bonfire badge and a SM58+X2u! A big thanks to everyone who participated in this week’s theme. Keep up the good work campers; we’ll see you at Spirit Day! Honorable Mentions: Where will your musical adventures take you this summer? Show us while we ride shotgun on a […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on July 18, 2013 under Live
With each new thing I experience here at Shure, it’s getting harder and harder to write these blog posts! It’s like trying to take a picture of the moon when its super big and bright, but then you go to do that and you realize the moon is millions of miles away and it’s tiny […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on June 28, 2013 under Live
Where do I begin to write about my evening last night? I can’t even think, but maybe that’s just still from the ringing in my ears from being in the 6th row from the stage, front and center. For a week or 2 now, I had plans to deliver 2 gold UR2/SM58s to fun. at the […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on June 20, 2013 under NewsStudio
Coming back from Red Robin after lunch, I expected some extreme stomach stretching and leaning back in my chair, what I did NOT anticipate was meeting Daniel Lanois!
Written by Brooke Giddens on June 17, 2013 under News
“The one thing to remember is that you’re not working with a band that you like because they are your favorite band,” said Cory Lorentz. “You have to think about what is going to help sell Shure products. At the end of the day, that is what we are all here to do.” Artist Relations […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on June 12, 2013 under Live
This weekend has been filled with incredible music, people, and experiences. I kicked off my “weekend” on Wednesday with the Chicago Blues Festival Kick Off party at Buddy Guy’s Legends. I met up with my friend Paul, (yes that’s Paul Natkin, yes that’s the super incredible music photographer) and we headed down towards The Loop. […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on June 5, 2013 under LiveMicrophones
Coming into all of this, I knew nothing of microphones. I knew singers and bands used them to create sound, but that was about it. Already I’ve learned a lot about microphones and all the little things that make each Shure microphone unique; however I know there are still many people out there like me […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on May 24, 2013 under Live
Ever since the beginning of college, I knew I was going to have an internship. Not only is it required by my university, but also I knew what a great starting point an internship could be when job searching post-graduation. I had heard horror stories of filing papers, running errands, getting coffee for your boss, […]
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