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Engineer Spotlight – Chris Jojo

Chris Jojo has a job many people would envy…As the ‘Senior Sound Designer & Principle Sound Recording Engineer’ for Codemasters Games, he typically spends his time hiring race tracks all over the world, and then recording cars ranging from the super rare, to F1 & rally cars. For those of you reading this who are not […]
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5 Tips Every Guitar Tech Should Know

Guitar tech, Pjay Johnson (Busted, McFly, John Newman) walks us through his five top tips every guitar tech should know. As a guitar tech, it’s your responsibility to ensure the guitarist has everything they need to make their job easier. All they should have to worry about is walking on stage, playing well, and having […]
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Engineer Spotlight: Russ Tite

Working with the likes of The Kooks, Plan B, Marmozets and currently Catfish and The Bottlemen, Russ Tite is a music industry pro both in the studio and in front of the stage. He answers some questions for us below on technology, mixing and how he hates being cold. HOW DID YOU GET INTO ENGINEERING? […]
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Whole Lotta Love: Artists and the SM58

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.
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Bryony October’s Five Tips for Mixing at Festivals

Recently at Shure Sound Hub, we caught up with FOH engineer, Bryony October who shared her experience of life on the road, including some unmissable advice for any new engineers getting started with live sound. Bryony also expressed her passion for mixing at festivals and the adrenaline rush that comes with unfamiliar venues and gear. […]
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Engineer Spotlight: Bryony October

Well known for her earlier work with the Noisettes, Bryony October’s story is one of classic hard work and determination to make it in an industry where it’s notoriously difficult to get your first break. As a FOH Sound Engineer working with many critically acclaimed acts, her schedule is pretty packed. Fortunately, we were able […]
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Engineer Spotlight: FOH Engineer, Cliff Brothers (KSM8 on Test)

Disclaimer: The following interview contains references to the interviewees past work with Prince, and was conducted before his untimely death on April 21st 2016. Cliff is a live sound, touring, and production specialist with comprehensive experience covering many well know acts, including Prince, Rebecca Ferguson, and Laura Mvula. Armed with a shiny new KSM8, a heap of expertise, […]
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Dorje discuss In-Ear Monitoring with Shure

If you take a look around our blog you’ll see plenty of articles relating to in-ear monitoring, including this great one As a reminder, in-ear monitoring was once something that only professional touring bands could afford, but nowadays you can purchase IEM systems for just a fraction of what you would have paid ten years ago. […]
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How External Antennas Improve Signal-to-Noise Ratio

When it comes to wireless audio signal quality, nothing is more important than maintaining excellent signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). Nothing. Keeping signal-to-noise ratio as high as possible is the most effective (although not the only) means for reducing dropouts and interference on wireless devices of any kind. There are many ways of increasing SNR, but the […]
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Interview with Steve Caldwell: RF Engineer at Norwest Group

Ahead of the upcoming summer Olympic Games in Rio, we caught up with Norwest Technical Manager and RF engineer, Steve Caldwell. Based in Sydney Australia, Steve played a fundamental role in the successful coordination of an ambitious wireless setup at London 2012. As the spectrum landscape continues to change, Steve talks to us about how […]
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GLX-D Digital Wireless: How It Detects and Avoids Interference

Shure Whiteboard – Two Common Causes of RF Interference

When it comes to RF interference, there are two elements (or items if you like) that come up frequently as common culprits – metal and salt water. We’ve written plenty of detail about these major RF enemies before, and the following video should help to add context. In essence, large metal structures (fences, stage rigs, […]