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05.15.2007| By Shure Notes|
The Basics (and history) of Wireless Microphones The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #22. Wireless microphones have become increasingly popular. Sound quality and reliability have improved and costs have decreased. If you are using a wireless microphone for the first time, or you are trying to decide which model to purchase, here’s a basic understanding of how wireless microphone systems work. Why Use A Wireless Microphone System? Wireless microphone systems serve one important purpose: to eliminate the cable that connects the microphone (or musical instrument) to the sound system. This gives …
07.15.2006| By Shure Notes|
The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #18. Billy Ward: Touring and Recording Drummer’s Drummer Multi-Pattern Mics and More He’s worked with everyone from Yoko Ono, Robbie Robertson and Joan Osborne to jazz artists like Bill Evans Supergroup, Living Time Orchestra and Leni Stern while finding time to produce Big Time, an instructional DVD, his way cool Two Hands Clapping CD, and Inside Out, a compilation of his “Concepts” articles from Modern Drummer magazine. According to one reviewer, “Billy Ward must munch on a steady diet of hipness pills. Everything he plays …tagsBilly WardDaniel LanoisDave Catchingdrum mikingFOHFred Drakeinstrument mikinginterviewJeffey RasmussenKSM141KSM32KSM44Alive soundMark HowardMichael McDonaldmikingmixingrecordingRobert PlantRyan Smithtips
06.15.2005| By Shure Notes|
A Shure Primer The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #12 (June 2005). The time has come. You’re about to embark on your first microphone shopping adventure. Or maybe this time, you just want to narrow the field from the dizzying assortment that’s out there before visiting your dealer, surfing the web or thumbing through the most recent catalog in the stack that’s been accumulating under your desk. In this issue of Shure Notes, we’ll guide you through this maze by asking you to ask yourself some basic questions. Once answered (and …