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03.07.2014| By Ryan Smith|
How much do I (and many others) love the BETA 181? Let me count the ways: #1. Toms – My first experience with the BETA 181 came at a Percussive Arts Society Convention (PASIC) in 2011 when Shure Artist Simon Phillips was invited to give a clinic. Simon had been using the KSM137 and wanted to give these a whirl. We listened to the 137′s to get his normal refference point and then switched to the BETA 181. Notice how high off the drum head Simon likes to place the mics. If you haven’t heard …tagsA75MBen SesarBeta 181Beta 181/CBeta 181/SBrad PaisleyChick CoreaDave GrusinEric SchillingGrammy Awards 2014Hugh JohnsonPASICSimon PhillipsVince Gill
03.30.2012| By Shure Notes|
Placement Techniques for the Beta 181 Side-Address Condenser Microphone By: John Born, Rob Klegon and Chad Wiggins Beta microphones, first introduced in 1989, have earned a reputation among touring pros and recording engineers for rugged reliability and construction (a Shure signature), precise sound reproduction, low handling noise and high gain before feedback. Everyone knows that. Beta mics, like their indefatigable SM cousins, turn in a solid, no-surprises performance that make them favorites of artists as diverse as Boney James, Herbie Hancock and Maroon 5. Engineers, too. But late in 2010, Shure had some surprises in …tagsBetaBeta 181Chad WigginsCharlie BenanteEric SchillingHugh JohnsonJohn Bornlive soundmicrophone placementmicrophone techniquesrecordingRob Klegonside address condenser
03.01.2012| By Ryan Smith|
I’ve been very fortunate to have attended some wonderful concert events over the years. There have been memorable moments at cool venues and so many great artists. When I heard about Bluegrass Underground here in Tennessee, I was certainly intrigued. It was time to go see this for myself. I set out from my house in La Vergne on February 25 and drove about an hour to the same exit that Bonaroo is held each year. From there, it was winding roads most of the way till I ended up at Cumberland Caverns. I …tagsBluegrass UndergroundCumberland CavernsHugh JohnsonKSM9PBSThe Civil WarsThe TIme JumpersVince Gill