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SHURE DEBUTS NEW KSM353 AND KSM313 RIBBON MICROPHONES

ksm353_mount_hr1.jpgProfessional sound engineers are accustomed to seeing and using legendary Shure dynamic and condenser microphones on stage, in the studio, and on television. But even some audio veterans don’t know that Shure also manufactured ribbon microphones from the 1950s through the 1980s, such as the Models 300, 315, 315S, 330, 333, and SM33. more

SHURE CELEBRATES TWO YEARS OF ADVANCED WIRELESS SEMINARS

aws-las-vegas-may-09.jpgNILES, IL, JUNE 22, 2009 – After two years, almost 2,000 attendees have participated in Shure Incorporated’s Advanced Wireless Seminars around the United States, most recently in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. more

SHURE CREATES NEW BUSINESS UNIT

Mark HumrichouserShure Incorporated announced today that it has combined the sales, marketing, and support staff of the Company’s International Americas Business Unit with the U.S. Business Unit to form the new Americas Business Unit. more

ISN’T EVERYTHING WIRELESS?

oar-20.jpgO.A.R. UNPLUGS WITH SHURE

As a touring band, Of a Revolution (or O.A.R. as it is more commonly known) is still a campus favorite. Formed in 1996 by frontman Marc Roberge and drummer Chris Culos, the band took root within college life in its early years, penning hit songs based on the collective experiences of its members at Ohio State University, and growing on the strength of online distribution and word-of-mouth alone. more

FIFTH ANNUAL SHURE FANTASTIC SCHOLASTIC RECORDING COMPETITION

img_7707.JPGNEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS WINS FIFTH ANNUAL SHURE FANTASTIC SCHOLASTIC RECORDING COMPETITION

NILES, IL, June 16, 2009 — Shure Incorporated announced today that a five-member team from the New England School of Communications is this year’s Grand Prize Winner of the fifth annual “Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition.? The five-student team of Levi Gray, Jacob Lansky, Tyrus Michaud, Cameron Smith, and Joshua Strange, with faculty advisor Dave MacLaughlin, won this year’s Shure contest with an original composition by Samuel Chase and Yuri Nikolis Trusty entitled “Never Ending Story.? more

IT’S A SHURE STAGE AT 40TH GMA DOVE AWARDS

Third DayThe Show Goes On With 350 Microphones, 16 Wireless Channels

NASHVILLE, TN, June 18, 2009 — Broadcast live from the Grand Ole Opry on Gospel Music Television, the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards relied on audio input provided almost entirely by Shure. A total of 350 microphones were allotted to the task, 16 of which operated on Shure UHF-R® wireless channels. Among these 16 channels, 12 worked with either KSM9 or Beta 58A® handheld transmitters used for performances by Shure endorsers, including Chris Tomlin, Third Day, Natalie Grant, and MercyMe. Grant – who appeared before the crowd with a KSM9 – also took home Female Vocalist of the Year honors, joining other Shure endorsers Casting Crowns (Group of the Year), her husband, Bernie Herms (Producer of the Year), and Third Day (Best Pop/Contemporary Album) as the evening’s big winners. more

Shure Anti-Counterfeiting Raids Target Shanghai

raid-course-27.JPGSHURE RAIDS WHOLESALE SHOPS AND WAREHOUSES IN CHINA, SEIZES COUNTERFEIT EARPHONES
NILES, IL, May 21, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today announced that it has struck another blow against suppliers of counterfeit Shure products. Following an investigation initiated by Shure, officials of the Baoshan Office of the Shanghai Administration for Industry and Commerce (AIC) conducted raids on wholesale stores and warehouses of Han Si Appliance Co., Ltd and Run Zheng Digital Ltd on Baoshan Road. Both locations are in the Zhabei District of Shanghai. more

T-Mobile Uses Shure for Flash Mob Ad Event

t-mobile-trafalgar-square-imag0196.JPG160 CHANNELS OF SHURE UHF-R® WIRELESS USED FOR T-MOBILE FLASH MOB EVENT
Shure Mics Performed Perfectly at the Largest Karaoke Event in the World

NILES, IL, May 19, 2009 — Hand Held Audio Ltd (HHA), a leading tour production company based in the UK, supplied 160 channels of Shure UHF-R wireless microphones for the latest T-Mobile flash-mob advertising event. Several Associates from Shure Distribution UK (SDUK) provided technical support for the karaoke style event, which was a world first and the largest RF event of its kind ever recorded. more

SHURE SUPER 55 PACKS MODERN MUSCLE IN A VINTAGE BODY

Super 55NILES, IL, May 13, 2009 — Once in a great while, a product transcends its basic function and becomes an icon – a cultural artifact. Most fade away as they are eclipsed by new technology or changing tastes, but some make such an indelible mark that their appeal never wanes. The Shure model 55SH Series II Unidyne® Microphone is one such icon; it’s the professional audio industry’s answer to the ’65 Ford Mustang or a pair of Levi’s 501 blue jeans.

It’s been 70 years since the original Unidyne – the first single-element unidirectional microphone — debuted in 1939. Now, the model once advertised as ‘The Microphone That Needs No Name’ is getting an upgrade. Shure has taken the iconic 55SH body that has been in production since 1951, dropped in a new supercardioid motor, and added some vibrant blue color. The resulting hot rod has the same retro-cool look as the original when parked on a mic stand but with a contemporary upgrade in performance. more

Shure Opens and Closes Coachella 2009

coachella-09-robt-smith-the-cure-4-19-09.jpgPAST CURFEW—This year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival opened with Day 1 headliner Paul McCartney, an artist no less than a legend, and a man who defines many musical moments for his generation. At an opposite end of the bill, Robert Smith and The Cure closed the three-day festival’s run with equal flair, performing hits including “Pictures of You? and “Just Like Heaven,? songs that help define a different generation. Calling upon a Shure Beta 58 to manage his vocals, frontman Smith sang above a smoldering wash of guitars, infecting the crowd with his signature voice. more

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