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

Guitar Tech Tales: Life on the Road

Brooke Giddens | September 17, 2019
The job of a guitar tech is often misunderstood and underappreciated. Yet without them, there could be no rock. LOUDER caught up with TYLER HERTZSKE to ask him what life on the road is really like.

Signal Path Podcast: Paul Ripke

Marc Young | September 2, 2019
Listen to the latest SIGNAL PATH podcast with PAUL RIPKE, a content creator and podcaster known for the innovative work he does for rock stars, soccer clubs and the Mercedes F1 team.

Drum Mastery: Look Ma, No Sticks!

Shure Incorporated | September 1, 2019
Shure recently had a special visitor to our main office in Germany: DRUM MASTERY 2019 runner-up and hand percussionist aficionado MATTHIAS KNORR.

Signal Path Podcast: John Grant

Marc Young | August 26, 2019
Listen to the latest SIGNAL PATH podcast with JOHN GRANT, a singer-songwriter who found solo success by distilling personal adversity into unsparing, witty and poignant music.

Enter the Hexadome

Marc Young | August 26, 2019
What do you get when you place BRIAN ENO, THOM YORKE and other artists inside a large metal structure fitted with six giant screens and over 50 speakers? An audiovisual revelation.

The History of the Sound at Woodstock

Michael Pettersen | August 13, 2019
Shure Historian Michael Pettersen explains how the Shure Model 565 became the primary mic to take the stage at the most significant musical event of the 20th century.

Signal Path Podcast: Steve Albini

Marc Young | July 26, 2019
Listen to the latest SIGNAL PATH podcast episode with STEVE ALBINI, an engineer known for his particular approach to recording music and his work with Nirvana, the Pixies and many more.

Signal Path Podcast: Kelela

Marc Young | June 17, 2019
Listen to the latest SIGNAL PATH podcast episode with KELELA, an artist with a talent for blending traditional R&B with more experimental electronic music.

For Those Who Tour: Welcome to Sweet Home Chicago

Brooke Giddens | May 2, 2019
Ask any touring musician and you’ll hear stories of couch-surfing, cheap motels and the problem of where to park the van. But in Chicago, Shure has created a home for artists on the road.

Kelela Crosses the Line

Brooke Giddens | April 15, 2019
Kelela has consistently pushed boundaries while crafting her innovative blend of R&B and electronica. LOUDER spoke with the singer about crossing lines – both creative and personal.