Written by Nelson Arreguín on February 17, 2016 under Artists
Nelson Arreguín dishes on the difference between what people think the Shure Artist Relations team does and what they really do every day (and night).
Written by Nelson Arreguín on February 13, 2015 under Artists
Love can definitely suck. It can certainly cause a lot of pain. But love wouldn’t be love if it came easy. We wouldn’t cherish it as much if you didn’t earn it out on the battlefield of life.
Written by Nelson Arreguín on November 18, 2014 under Artists
“Born all in the dark wormy earth, cold specks of fire, evil, lights shining in the darkness.” This is the James Joyce line from which new Shure artist endorser Cold Specks drew her name. Get to know her music in this post.
Written by Nelson Arreguín on October 24, 2014 under Artists
Nelson Arreguín was in Canada for Indie Week Toronto, where 250 bands duked it out “mano a mano” at over 20 venues to see who’s the next big thing in Indie Music.
Written by Nelson Arreguín on October 3, 2014 under Artists
Good morning. I noticed today that the weather is beginning to change again. It’s getting colder, the evenings come sooner and the clouds seem to linger a little longer. The weather can sure alter one’s mood. It’s ok though. The cold crisp air carries the warming smell of the changing colors of autumn, which marks […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on September 9, 2014 under Artists
Gustavo Cerati was the lead singer, guitarist and main songwriter for the legendary band Soda Stereo, one of the most popular and influential Spanish rock groups of the ’80s and ’90s.
Written by Nelson Arreguín on August 22, 2014 under Artists
Last weekend I found myself in Portland, Oregon, in support of MusicFestNW, Portland’s largest outdoor music festival held at Tom McCall Waterfront Park on Saturday August 16th & Sunday August 17th.
Written by Nelson Arreguín on August 9, 2014 under Artists
Summer music festival season is close to wrapping up but not before we head out to MusicFestNW (www.musicfestnw.com), Portland Oregon’s largest outdoor music festival held at Tom McCall Waterfront Park on Saturday, August 16th & Sunday, August 17th to enjoy Spoon, Girl Talk, Haim, Phantogram, tUnE-yArDs and many more.. How to Enter We are giving away […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on July 15, 2014 under Artists
It’s a right of passage for almost every 15-year-old girl of Hispanic heritage. A quinceañera is typically a huge fiesta which celebrates a young girl’s transition from childhood to womanhood and presents her to the community as young adult. The celebration highlights God, family, and community, and typically includes plenty of music, food, and a […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on June 20, 2014 under Artists
Due to the fact that I spend many hours of my day listening to music, most of my friends send me emails or texts asking me for new music to update their playlists and music players. So, for this post, I decided to share some of the fresh new music that has been on heavy […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on June 11, 2014 under Artists
Shure’s Performance Listening Center (PLC) managed by Dean Giavaras is used internally for a myriad of reasons. Operated by the Product Development Division, Shure associates use it daily to test and evaluate microphones, critical listening, recording, photo shoots, and even band rehearsals. It’s our very own private studio. But from time to time the PLC’s […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on May 2, 2014 under Artists
Hola amigos! I know most of you are all set to go for your big fiesta this weekend, but just in case you’re one of those last-minute hosts, I’ve prepared a quick Cinco De Mayo Party Checklist as well as a playlist for you to get your party started on the right foot. Cinco De […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on April 18, 2014 under Artists
The news of Nobel Prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s death yesterday saddened me. We lost one of the most creative human beings of our time. He enchanted us with his magical realism that combined everyday fiction with the most incredible and improbable characters and narrative which hypnotized you with every word. He also had […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on April 11, 2014 under Artists
Because of my job doing Artist Relations for Shure I’ve had the pleasure of witnessing some pretty amazing shows. I’ve also had the opportunity to catch some pretty bad ones. Not that I’m complaining… It might be that the band has an off night for whatever reason and they don’t sound as good as you […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on April 4, 2014 under Artists
You’re either a fan of remixes or you’re not. I get it, I’ve heard pretty bad ones myself. But as a former DJ, I do love a good remix when properly executed. Especially when it’s already a great song people love but it’s presented to you in a different way. Some remixes can barely be […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on March 28, 2014 under Artists
Hello, friends. The time has come. The Juno Awards will be celebrated this Sunday, and we are down to our last featured category: Artist of the Year. This prestigious prize is awarded to best individual musician in Canada for the year. Recent winners include: Leonard Cohen, Feist, Neil Young, K’naan, Sam Roberts, Michael Bublé and […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on March 21, 2014 under Artists
We are about a week away from the Juno Awards which will be celebrated at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, on Sunday March 30th. So far, I have highlighted the nominees for Pop Album of the Year, Rock Album of the Year, Breakthrough Artist of the Year, and Single of the Year. We are […]
Written by Nelson Arreguín on March 14, 2014 under Artists
Usually before a new album is released, artists and their record labels release what they call the album’s single. Singles are typically the album’s best song or songs, which are chosen to be released prior to the album’s official release for promotional purposes. In this week’s Juno Award Highlight, I am happy to feature the […]
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