Brooke Giddens

Brooke Giddens

Brooke Giddens is an Artist Relations Specialist at Shure with a background in breakfast, the frisbee, and becoming emotionally involved with TV shows.
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Meet Our New Endorser HAIM!

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. […]
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The Music Moments of TV & Film

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 […]
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Let’s Celebrate Fall!

            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 […]
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Bring On The Cover Songs…

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 […]
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LouFest 2013: Bigger and Better!

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 […]
Dr. Dog
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The Guitar Center Podcasts: Dr. Dog

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 […]
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Updated: #CampShure Week 4 – The Big Show

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: […]
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Lollapalooza 2013: The Winners & Losers

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 […]
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Updated: #CampShure Week 3: Field Trip

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 […]
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Pre-Lollapalooza Predictions

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 […]
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Updated: #CampShure Week 2: Spirit Day

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, […]
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Updated: Announcing Shure Summer Camp: An Instagram Contest

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 […]
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Latin Alternative Music Conference Recap!

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 […]
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Let’s have some FUN.

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 […]
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What Does Artist Relations Look For in Endorsers?

“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 […]
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Buddy Guy, The Vic, Wrigley Field & More!

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. […]
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Microphone Makeovers: The Many Looks of Shure Mics

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 […]