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05.28.2013| By Shure Notes|
You’ve finally invested in a high-quality vocal microphone, and your voice has never sounded better. Unfortunately, the keyboard player in your band decides he wants to use your mic during his featured rap. You cringe …
07.25.2012| By Shure Notes|
By: Shure Notes Editors Contributors: John Born and Yuri Shulman Shure’s SM7 vocal mic for recording applications, introduced in 1973, is a mic (available today as SM7B) with an amazing history that’s generated a tremendous amount of buzz in the last year or two. We wondered why. So to find out, we talked to John Born, Product Manager at Shure who answered the question, but advised us that any even lighthearted discussion of the SM7B had to include the SM5 and SM57 microphones. These two mics were, at different times, the standard by which the …tagsBruce SwedienJohn BornMichael Jacksonrecordingrecording hacksSM5BSM7BTape OpThrillerYuri Shulman
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
01.20.2012| By Matt Dobschuetz|
A300SM Shock Mount for KSM353/ED – First Look from NAMM John Born introduces the A300SM Shock Mount. Recently called the “Sexiest Shock Mount Ever” (recording hacks), the sleek and stylish A300SM uses advanced materials to provide exceptional isolation and shock protection for the KSM353/ED Ribbon Microphone. Most notably, in place of the traditional elastic bands the A300SM uses wire rope. Find out more about the A300SM and the KSM353/ED Premium Bi-directional Ribbon Microphone.
05.18.2009| By Shure Notes|
Here are some helpful hints from Shure Associate and audio pro John Born. Beware of comb filtering Comb filtering occurs when two or more open microphones pick up the same sound source and then are mixed together. Because sound enters the microphones at slightly different times, cancellation of frequencies occurs when those two signals are mixed together. It results in a hollow, empty sound. This is common when a person wearing a lavaliere or headset mic steps up to an active podium microphone. The solution: Be alert. Only use one mic. Mute the other one. …