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05.18.2012| By Richard Sandrok|
I very much revere Meshuggah. I’m not alone in that opinion. If you are a fan of metal you will know that, love them or not, they are the best at what they do, period. Virtuosic performance dresses a primal foundation. Fans are just as likely to count out polyrhythmic elements as they are to headbang when listening to their music. I had the opportunity to see them one other time to date. It was in 2002 and the band was opening for Tool. The arena in Madison, WI sat about 8,000. It was big …
04.19.2010| By Shure Notes|
A little bit of knowledge about care, use and preventive maintenance can extend the life and maximize the performance of the gear you already own. Here, Shure’s Bill Ostry shares tips that will preserve your equipment and your budget. Wired Microphones Keep windscreens on vocal mics clean and unclogged – clogged windscreens can reduce the performance of a microphone. Double check screens especially after female vocalists that wear lipstick. Double check that all contacts are clean – tarnished pins on an XLR connector can reduce conductivity and impair performance. Use quality microphone cables – cheap …
07.15.2007| By Shure Notes|
The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes, Issue #24. The ability to hear your live performance onstage, and adjust it accordingly, is one of the hallmarks of professional musicianship. When you can hear yourself, you’re more likely to stay in tune and in the groove. Today, there are two ways to monitor – stage or floor monitors (also called wedges) and in-ear personal monitoring systems. Introducing the Wedge Back in the 1960s, someone discovered that musicians could hear what they were playing onstage by using a version of the FOH system with the …