Written by Brando Marius on September 21, 2017 under
The tracks are recorded, and you’re ready to mix in your home studio. To improve the quality of your final mix at home, use these professional studio mixing tips from Nashville audio engineer Brando Marius.
Written by Soren Pedersen on August 30, 2017 under
Sometimes you don’t have to look too far for the story. Rapper and stay-at-home dad turned vlogger Glen Henry explains how he attracts a hundred thousand viewers with a crew of one, three kids under five and a couple of MOTIV microphones.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on February 7, 2017 under
In this webinar, songwriter, music producer, and educator Cliff Goldmacher will show us how he uses Shure MOTIV microphones to document songwriting sessions and record high-quality demos.
Written by Soren Pedersen on October 5, 2016 under Live
Recording band practices, inspirations, and concert videos (plus future-proofing your mobile recording potential) is so much easier with this iOS mic.
Written by Davida Rochman on September 23, 2015 under
The best recording studio might be one that you can fit in your pocket. Here’s a look at everything you can do with digital recording solutions designed for your favorite mobile devices.
Written by Cheryl Jennison DaProza on September 14, 2015 under
This 60-minute free webinar offers tips and tricks for capturing high-quality audio when recording with your mobile device, whether you’re podcasting, writing songs, or making videos.
Written by Davida Rochman on April 3, 2015 under
Specialty microphones aren’t just for national tours and elite studios with big budgets. If you’re shopping on a budget, this post will give you confidence in selecting specialty mics, including gooseneck and side-address models.
Written by Davida Rochman on June 13, 2012 under
The list of famous recordings made in a “home studio” is long and subject to debate. What qualifies as a home studio? We all know that “Exile on Main Street” was recorded in a home (make that the basement of Villa Nellcote in the south of France), but does it really count if the producer […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 1, 2012 under
By Shure Notes Editors, Contributors: Shure’s Michael Johns and Chris Lyons Thank the humble tape recorder. And give some credit, too, to the 1960s when rock and roll ruled the AM airwaves and teenagers were learning to play guitar by listening to Beatles records over and over again. Professional recording studios were the domain of […]
Written by Davida Rochman on February 15, 2012 under
It wasn’t that long ago – maybe 15 or 20 years at most –when a quality studio incorporating all of the technologies that have revolutionized recorded music over the decades would have cost tens of thousands of dollars. But now, anyone can produce a good quality recording on a simple home computer with a few […]
Written by Davida Rochman on June 23, 2011 under
By Matt McGlynn A single pair of multipattern condenser microphones can provide at least five distinct overhead drum miking choices with surprisingly different sonic characteristics. To demonstrate these different sounds, we recorded a drum kit with a pair of KSM44A overhead microphones five different ways. The drums, the room, the preamps, cables, and composition remained […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 9, 2009 under
The Foo Fighters first album. Stand-up Mark Maron’s twice-weekly WTF podcast. What they have in common is technology that makes it possible for artists to launch their careers by creating professional recordings in a bedroom, basement, garage or hotel room. They did it and so can you. Whether your sights are set on going platinum […]
Written by Davida Rochman on March 2, 2009 under
A Shure Educational Podcast Part two of a two-part series discussing the addition of audio effects to recorded audio. In this episode, Matt Engstrom joins us to talk about gating, compression, automatic gain control, normalizing, and limiting.
Written by Davida Rochman on October 23, 2008 under
A Shure Educational Podcast Part one of a two-part series dealing with adding effects to recorded audio In this episode, we’re joined by Matt Engstrom to talk about EQ, reverb, delay, and pitch shifting.
Written by Davida Rochman on October 15, 2005 under
Getting the sound you’re after can have a lot to do with the microphones you use and where you place them. This post offers some practical starting points – instrument by instrument.
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