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The first part in a series looking at unconventional studio mic techniques. We test drive an old SM57 water trick.
Dynamic and condenser tom-tom mics divide opinion among sound engineers. Both have distinct advantages depending on application, but which is right for you?
Learn to capture the weight and attack of a kick drum using the Shure Beta 52A and Shure Beta 91A.
How much do I (and many others) love the BETA® 181? Let me count the ways:
When it comes to mic'ing a snare drum the SM57 has pretty much dominated for the best part of 50 years. The SM57 adds just the right amount of low end weight, while also adding presence and 'crack' to the drum. For this reason, the 57 is a go-to mic.
Phantom power…what a strange name!? If you're new to home recording, this term can be confusing. If this is the case, we can help...
We answer questions form NAMM about the new Shure digital wireless pedal system - GLXD-16.
Recently, Shure released the new SRH1540 premium closed back headphones. We explain the difference between SRH940 and our new premium model.
A look at the SM58/57 as an unconventional studio mic, and the surprising number of records using the SM58 or SM57 as a vocal microphone.