Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on May 18, 2017 under Education
So your band has a solid set and is ready to go from playing friends’ parties for free to paid gigs? From researching venues to making a press kit, the tips in this post will help you make the jump.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on April 28, 2017 under Education
If you’ve managed to schedule a rehearsal, congratulations! You’ve already overcome a major hurdle in making music with other people. Get the most out of your time together with these 15 rehearsal tips.
Written by Mike Petruccelli on March 7, 2017 under Education
Performing live for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience, so don’t leave anything to chance. By following these helpful suggestions, you’ll be ready to take the stage with confidence – and prepared when things happen to go wrong.
Written by Sam Drazin on January 31, 2017 under EducationNews
Get the rundown on recent updates to Wireless Workbench® and ShurePlus™ Channels software that enhance the capabilities of Shure wireless systems and make remote monitoring easier.
Written by Michael Pettersen on September 12, 2016 under Education
We’re celebrating the vocal mic’s 50th anniversary with true tales from its storied past, courtesy of Shure Historian Michael Pettersen.
Written by Brooke Giddens on August 16, 2016 under ArtistsEducation
Drummer Danny Molad of Lucius reflects on their input list and why it works for them, plus what it’s like to perform with live looping.
Written by Allison Wolcott on July 15, 2016 under Education
Shure Notes email newsletter subscribers submit their burning audio questions every month, and we pick one to publish in the email and here. This month, we focus on ways to avoid feedback.
Written by Mike Petruccelli on July 13, 2016 under Education
Portability requirements, technology comfort level, and likelihood of tripping over cables are some of the contributing factors that should influence whether or not you go wireless as a musician running your own sound.
Written by James Wasem on May 19, 2016 under Education
In this excerpt from his book for church sound volunteers, sound engineer and systems integrator James Wasem explains the basic rules for miking a choir.
Written by Matthew Koschak on May 17, 2016 under Education
Engineer Matthew Koschak explains shotgun microphones: how they work, common misperceptions, and how to choose the right one for your application.
Written by Ryan Smith on March 16, 2016 under ArtistsEducation
Maroon 5 Monitor Engineer Kevin Glendinning and Front-of-House Engineer Jim Ebdon share some tips and tricks they employ to combat crowd noise on a nightly basis.
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 12, 2016 under Education
Five Shure Associate musicians share their most beloved mic(s) for their application. Check out their recs for vocals, acoustic guitar, guitar amp, bass amp, and drums.
Written by Michael Moore on November 11, 2015 under Education
Michael Moore outlines the evolution of rechargeability in wireless systems, explains the benefits of the Shure lithium-ion battery, and shares the stories of two churches that made the switch to rechargeable wireless.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on October 5, 2015 under Events
This informative, one-hour webinar will share practical tips and microphone techniques employed by professional theater sound designers to ensure consistent, high-quality sound for theatrical productions.
Written by Davida Rochman on September 4, 2015 under Education
GRAMMY Camp brings together high school students for a 10-day total creative immersion. We chatted with students on the vocal and video production tracks about their camp experiences and their career goals.
Written by Davida Rochman on July 10, 2015 under Education
Key Chang, FOH engineer for bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent, shares the “reel-life” challenges of shooting a live concert DVD with a cast of thousands.
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