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SHURE GEAR PROVES ITS METTLE ON STAGE WITH SLASH

NILES, IL, November 10, 2010 — The 2010 touring season has been a busy one for rock icon Slash, who hit the road for tours of Europe, Asia, and the U.S. in support of his eponymous solo album, which was released this past spring. Slash, which has reached #3 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on its Rock, Hard Rock, and Independent album charts, features a variety of guest vocalists. After a successful world tour through Asia and Europe in support of the album, Slash began his highly anticipated U.S. dates in August.

Monitor mixing for the tour’s U.S. leg was handled by veteran independent engineer Monty Carlo for sound company Audio Analysts. Carlo, who is also president/founder of Book of Lies, a tour itinerary provider, remarks, “It’s basically an all-Shure stage, because Slash is a Shure endorser,? he notes, “and frankly, that makes my job a lot easier.? more

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SHURE INTRODUCES SE210m+ SOUND ISOLATING™ HEADSET FOR APPLE PRODUCTS

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New Music + Mobile Model Offers Enhanced Functionality For iPods, iPhones, and iPads

NILES, IL, November 8, 2010 – Shure Incorporated today unveiled the new SE210m+ Sound Isolating™ Headset, an all-in-one product that combines the professional audio performance and sound isolation of the SE210 Earphones, with an integrated remote and microphone for the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod models. Joining the SE115m+ Headset and SRH240m+ Headphone, this headset is an impressive addition to the Company’s Music + Mobile line, featuring an ergonomic design and customizable ear sleeves that provide maximum isolation and an ideal fit, while High-Definition MicroDrivers deliver full range sound.

“As Apple continues to evolve its offerings, we are dedicated to enhancing our Music + Mobile product line to meet the needs of our customers who use Apple products on a consistent basis,? said Matt Engstrom, Shure’s Category Director for Listening and Monitoring Products . “Combining more

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SHURE AND NHCA TO OFFER FREE HEARING SCREENINGS AT AES

NILES, IL, November 2, 2010 — For the second straight year, Shure Incorporated and the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) have partnered to provide free hearing screenings to attendees at the 129th AES Convention in San Francisco from November 4-7.

“Shure has long been a supporter of hearing conservation as a corporate cause,? said Sandy LaMantia, President and CEO of Shure. “We are grateful for the NCHA’s shared enthusiasm and appreciate their efforts to help provide this service to the attendees at this year’s AES convention.?

The free screenings will be available during show hours in Booth 1709 at the AES Convention in the Moscone Convention Center. An audiologist will be available to speak with test participants about their hearing screening results and offer additional hearing health information and educational materials.

“This continued partnership between Shure, NHCA, and the AES Technical Committee on Hearing and Hearing Loss more

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SHURE HELPS EDUCATORS CAPTURE NATIVE AMERICAN MUSICAL CULTURE

University of Washington Music Education Team Documents Native American Music
at Yakima Nation Tribal School

NILES, IL, November 1, 2010 — While most university music education programs concentrate on the preparation of prospective teachers for traditional work in school orchestras, marching bands, and jazz bands, the University of Washington in Seattle has added cultural relevancy to the mix. Among the requirements of students in Dr. Patricia Campbell’s music education program is a residency for performing and teaching at the Yakima Nation Tribal School in the city of Toppenish, located on the Yakama reservation in south central Washington.

“The Tribal School has a program where students are taught to play native instruments,? explains Robert Pitzer, a doctoral candidate who assisted on the project. “They don’t have a marching band or a jazz band. Instead, the students learn powwow music, and do improvisatory music on Native American wooden flutes and more

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SHURE LAUNCHES SM58® GIVE IT VOICE TOUR

America Decides Which Undiscovered Bands Get to Battle for a RedGorilla Music Fest Slot

NILES, IL, October 26, 2010— Today, as a tribute to the millions of yet-to-be-discovered musicians whose talent has the ability to inspire, excite, and bring people together, Shure is launching the SM58® Give It Voice Tour. The tour, which gives musicians a social platform to amplify their voices, “runs on music and is fed by fans.? Bands can showcase their music, compete for a chance to perform in live regional shows, and rock the legendary Shure SM58® Vocal Microphone at the RedGorilla Music Fest in Austin, Texas. more

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SHURE INTRODUCES INNOVATIVE BETA 181 INSTRUMENT MICROPHONE

Beta 181 Instrument Microphone

First-of-Its-Kind Side-Address Condenser Microphone Features Interchangeable Capsules

NILES, IL, October 25, 2010 – Shure Incorporated today introduced the Beta 181, an ultra-compact, side-address condenser microphone designed for discreet placement and control in live and studio environments. It is the first wired performance microphone from Shure that features interchangeable polar pattern capsules – cardioid, supercardioid, omnidirectional, and bidirectional – to offer superior versatility in constantly changing performance environments. more

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SHURE INTRODUCES SEVERAL NEW VERSIONS OF BETA DRUM MICROPHONES

Beta 91A boundary microphone

New additions to Beta line offer exceptional sound quality plus improved durability in the field

NILES, IL, October 25, 2010 – Shure Incorporated today unveiled new and improved additions to its Beta microphone line. The newest models include the Beta 91A boundary microphone, Beta 98A miniature instrument microphone, and Beta 98AMP miniature drum microphone. With superior construction, low handling noise, and high gain before feedback, Shure Beta microphones redefine sensitivity and control for essential, expert sound reinforcement. more

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SHURE INTRODUCES NEW KSM42 AND KSM44A STUDIO MICROPHONES

Shure KSM44A Microphone

Defining new standards in audio performance

NILES, IL, June 21, 2010 — Shure Incorporated today announced the latest additions to its line of KSM microphones – the new KSM42 and KSM44A. The pinnacle of Shure advancements in microphone development, KSM microphones deliver world-class sound reproduction from exquisite electro-acoustical design and technology. more

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