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Welcome to Amplify, your source for interactive content, artist news and everything related to the world of Shure listening. Whether you’re an audiophile or someone who simply enjoys music, we’re sure you’ll find something here to help you get the most out of your audio.

Noise-Cancellation or Sound-Isolation: What’s the Difference?

Davida Rochman | August 20, 2012
Chris Lyons explains the difference between two popular types of earphones.

How to Protect Your Ears

Davida Rochman | June 27, 2012
The facts speak for themselves. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 12.5% of children and adolescents and 17% of adults – over 31 million Americans have suffered permanent damage to their hearing from excessive exposure to noise.

Open Back vs. Closed Back Headphones

Davida Rochman | April 30, 2012
Do you want a private listening experience with some isolation from what's going on around you? Are you a recording engineer or audiophile looking for the accuracy of open back headphones?

All About Open Back Headphones

Davida Rochman | March 12, 2012
Headphones that let sound in? That’s the magic of open back headphones. Learn about when and why open back headphones are used.

Making an Independent Recording, Part 1

Davida Rochman | August 15, 2005
Digital technology has made it easier than ever to record your music. Part 1 of this two-part series walks you through the fundamentals.