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Available in print and online, LOUDER magazine aims to inspire music makers and fans alike.

The Shure SM7B AKA 'The SM57 on steroids' - the history and the facts

Paul Crognale | 21/12/2012 The Shure SM7B AKA 'The SM57 on steroids' - the history and the facts
There can't be many microphones which are still causing a buzz 36 years after being introduced but the SM7B is certainly one of them.

How to Choose the Right Microphone

Marc Henshall | 07/12/2012 How to Choose the Right Microphone
Have you ever wondered which microphone is best for you? Although it isn't easy to provide a simple answer to this question, there are a few basic points to consider.

SM58 Facts vs. Fiction—Part 4

Davida Rochman | 22/10/2012 SM58 Facts vs. Fiction—Part 4
Get up close and personal with an SM58, and the sound gets all warm and deep. It's called 'proximity effect'. In this video, Shure's Chad Wiggins explains that this is perfectly normal – and how a savvy singer can use it creatively.

November Webinar: The Story of the SM58

Allison Wolcott | 19/10/2012 November Webinar: The Story of the SM58
Chris Lyons, Technical and Educational Communications Manager, and a panel of SM58 experts will discuss the origins of the SM58 and separate the facts from fiction about this legendary workhorse.

SM58 Facts vs. Fiction—Part 3

Davida Rochman | 15/10/2012 SM58 Facts vs. Fiction—Part 3
When feedback strikes, the microphone usually takes the rap. But feedback isn't all the mic's fault. In this video, Chad Wiggins comes clean, and reveals that feedback is an acoustic conspiracy.

SM58 Facts vs. Fiction—Part 2

Davida Rochman | 08/10/2012 SM58 Facts vs. Fiction—Part 2
Like scars on a heavyweight prize fighter, a bashed and bruised grille reveals the long, hard road that an SM58 microphone has traveled. Like a bodyguard, the grille's job is to take a beating to protect the "VIP" – the more-delicate microphone transducer inside. In this video, Chad Wiggins explains why a 58 keeps working long after other microphones have gone down for the count.

SM58 Facts vs. Fiction!

Davida Rochman | 01/10/2012 SM58 Facts vs. Fiction!
The legendary Shure SM58® vocal microphone is the industry standard for live performance, sound reinforcement, and studio recording. Being the most popular microphone in the world creates a mystique, as well as, some myths! To separate fact from fiction, we have put together a four part video series that sets the record straight—about the SM58!

Drum Mastery 2011

Shure Incorporated | 28/03/2012 Drum Mastery 2011
Let’s be honest, drummers don’t always get the glory they deserve. But where would the world’s greatest bands be without someone to lock in the beat?

Introduction to Wireless Systems

Davida Rochman | 29/04/2010 Introduction to Wireless Systems
Wireless microphones have become increasingly popular as their sound quality, reliability, and cost have improved. This booklet is intended for people who are using a wireless microphone for the first time, or who are trying to decide which model to purchase to suit their particular needs. It provides a basic understanding of how wireless microphone systems work and what level of performance can reasonably be expected from them.

Roswellite - What Is This Stuff?

Davida Rochman | 29/04/2010 Roswellite - What Is This Stuff?
The Material That Revolutionized Ribbon Microphones: Roswellite ™ - What Is It?