Written by Brooke Giddens on October 27, 2016 under Artists
Adam Young explains what’s different when writing a film score vs. a pop song and why he’s excited about the Adam Young Scores Short Film Contest.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on May 21, 2014 under Events
After six months of hard work, we have finally reached the finish line! The tenth year of the Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition gleaned ten outstanding tracks and challenged our expert panel of judges. The dedication definitely shone through each and every recording. These teams really deserve a pat on the back. This year’s winners are: GRAND […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on March 26, 2014 under Events
As you emerge from the cocoon of your winter puffy coat, the first thing you’re going to think as you examine your spring look is this: Man, I could really use some limited-edition Shure swag. And you’re right. So, we’re here to hook you up. Here’s what I’m talking about: Nine lucky winners will get […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on March 17, 2014 under Events
The tracks are in. The judges are judging. And in this final series of Fantastic Scholastic 10 video diaries, the team members reveal a little of the secret sauce they used to create the best recordings they could using only Shure microphones. (I knew I wasn’t hallucinating the paper clips on the piano wires in […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 11, 2014 under Events
The ten U.S. and Canadian college teams participating in the tenth annual Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition are done planning. Now, they’re all about tracking…and discovering whether their plans for mic selection, mic positioning, instrumentation, and everything else are panning out as expected. Check out the video diaries of their tracking phase experience for a taste […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on January 10, 2014 under Events
What happens when you get a bunch of student recording engineers in a room with a band and a road case full of Shure mics? Passion. Vision. Debates. Eye-rolling. Sleep deprivation. Laughter. Shenanigans. Don’t believe me? Well. I have proof. Video proof. I love hearing creative people think out loud, wrestling with the possibilities and […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on December 13, 2013 under Events
Recently, we invited you to share your favorite audio hacks / MacGyvers / jury-rigs / tips / moments of brilliance…and share, you did. It wasn’t easy, but our in-house audio genius team managed to choose 10 winners from among all the entries to our Your Best Audio Hack Competition. Winners were chosen based on the […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on November 13, 2013 under Events
What’s the one audio hack you can’t live without? Do you have a genius way of wrapping cables? Do you routinely MacGyver a loofah into a windscreen? Share your favorite hack, or tip, with us. If it makes our best-of list, you’ll win a pair of SRH1440 Professional Open Back Headphones. Up to 10 winners […]
Written by Brent Burdick on September 1, 2013 under Events
Shure is a proud sponsor of Guitar Center’s Singer Songwriter Contest. Could you be the next great American songwriter? Your entry could win you the following prize package: 4-song EP with producer Don Was New gear from Shure and others $25,000 cash Worldwide music distribution from TuneCore Recording time at the Converse Rubber Tracks Studio […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on August 13, 2013 under Events
Winner Wow, you all know how to rock. And there a ton of pics tagged with #CampShure to prove it. Congrats to @david_sillas for winning the #CampShure Big Show badge and a Special Edition Super 55 Microphone! We had a great time at Summer Camp. Thanks to everyone who participated! Honorable Mentions Week 4 Theme: […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on August 6, 2013 under Events
Winner Congrats to @davidplat for winning the #CampShure Field Trip badge and SRH840 headphones! This week’s entries really raised the bar. Get your phones prepped for our final week. A picture of your talent could win a Special Edition Super 55 Microphone! Honorable Mentions Week 3 Theme: Field Trip For this week’s theme, show us […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on July 30, 2013 under Events
Winner Congrats to @trol_bridge for winning the #CampShure Spirit Day badge and a box FULL of Shure swag! Everyone’s pictures this week were amazing. We’re looking forward to seeing your travels in this week’s Field Trip contest! Honorable Mentions: Week 2 Theme: Spirit Day Shure Summer Camp is in full swing. For this week’s theme, […]
Written by Brooke Giddens on July 24, 2013 under Events
Winner Congrats to @saysay148 for winning the #CampShure Bonfire badge and a SM58+X2u! A big thanks to everyone who participated in this week’s theme. Keep up the good work campers; we’ll see you at Spirit Day! Honorable Mentions: Where will your musical adventures take you this summer? Show us while we ride shotgun on a […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on July 8, 2013 under Events
The Montreux Jazz Festival, that 15-day slice of jazzophile heaven, is in full-throttle scat and improvisation mode until July 20. Again this year, Shure is proud to be the official technical supplier of microphones and wireless systems, as well as the sponsor of the Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition. If you’re not in Montreux, you […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on May 29, 2013 under Events
You know how it starts. You hear a sweet tune, then play it on repeat until it becomes a part of your music-lovin’ soul. And then you play it some more. It happens to us too. In the comments below, tell us what’s on repeat for you these days. An old favorite? A new unknown? […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on May 9, 2013 under Events
Medically, inspiration is the act of breathing in. Creatively, inspiration is the experience of an idea revealing itself. When I say that, every year, listening to the Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition tracks is like a breath of fresh air, I mean that they inspire me. There’s nothing like hearing young artists go for it. It […]
Written by Allison Wolcott on February 21, 2013 under Events
For the 10 schools that participated in this year’s competition, it’s all over but the judging. Since last fall, they’ve had the opportunity to experiment with different Shure mics in an effort to record the best track they can using only Shure gear. In this final installment of the competition video series, the teams recap […]
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