Written by Allison Wolcott on June 1, 2017 under Education
Shure Notes® email newsletter subscribers submit their burning audio questions every month. This month, we explore vocal mic options for death metal.
Written by Davida Rochman on May 23, 2017 under Education
With a growing legion of accordion players appearing with mainstream acts like Arcade Fire, The E Street Band, and Mumford & Sons, we offer instruction and sound samples for eight accordion miking techniques.
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 23, 2017 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 the benefits of microphones with switchable polar patterns, the KSM9 in particular.
Written by Soren Pedersen on February 14, 2017 under Education
Podcasters and other content creators looking for professional quality audio need search no further: the Shure MOTIV line has you covered with the great sounding – and good looking – MV5 and MV51 digital microphones.
Written by Davida Rochman on January 17, 2017 under Education
In this video, we’ll show some ways to record professional-sounding audio in an office or industrial environment – even when the subject is moving.
Written by Allison Wolcott on January 10, 2017 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 miking a grand piano.
Written by Cory Lorentz on December 29, 2016 under Artists
Few pieces of gear inspire so much passion and loyalty as Shure’s SM58. From Led Zeppelin to Henry Rollins, admiring musicians have helped turn this microphone into an icon over the past 50 years.
Written by Marc Young on December 22, 2016 under Education
With online entertainment becoming more like professional TV productions, it’s increasingly important to find the best mic for your vlog or web-based show.
Written by Justin Boller on December 13, 2016 under Education
This educational post provides a simple definition of line-level and mic-level signals, explains the differences between them, and describes how to avoid audio problems by matching the right device to the appropriate input.
Written by Allison Wolcott on December 6, 2016 under Education
In this short documentary full of archival treasures, Shure Corporate Historian Michael Pettersen explains how a two-way radio microphone became the harp mic of choice for generations of blues musicians.
Written by Soren Pedersen on November 30, 2016 under Education
Earned in the Quality Lab, the SM58’s reputation for durability is strengthened every time the mic bests a real-world customer challenge. Check out these torturous SM58 stories from inside and outside Shure HQ.
Written by Michael Pettersen on October 20, 2016 under Education
How did the SM58 achieve its signature sound? Shure Historian Michael Pettersen breaks it down in three easy (depending on your technical expertise) pieces.
Written by Mike Petruccelli on October 17, 2016 under Education
If you’ve ever used a vocal microphone after someone with a cold, you know hygiene is reason #1 to bring your own microphone to gigs. Check out the other reasons here.
Written by Allison Wolcott on October 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 when to give up on DIY microphone repair.
Written by Soren Pedersen on October 5, 2016 under Education
Recording band practices, inspirations, and concert videos (plus future-proofing your mobile recording potential) is so much easier with this iOS mic.
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.
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