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EVERYTHING IS FINE WITH JOSH TURNER

Jos TurnerEVERYTHING IS FINE WITH JOSH TURNER
One of Country Music’s Rising Stars Is On Tour With Shure PSM® and UHF-R® Wireless

NASHVILLE, TN, July 31, 2008 — Ever since signing with MCA Nashville in 2003, Josh Turner has known only one way: up. Beginning with the single “Long Black Train,” his neo-traditionalist country musings have continued to climb the charts with regularity following the release of his most recent album, Everything is Fine, a disc that has produced the multi-week #2 hit, “Firecracker,” and second single, “Another Try,” a duet with Trisha Yearwood. more

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LEADING THE SHOEGAZER’S MARCH

James ChapmanShure Steps Out with James Chapman and Maps

NORTHAMPTON, UK, July 28, 2008 — Working under the name Maps, James Chapman recorded Start Something at home on a 16-track recorder in 2006. Subsequently released on his own label, Last Space Recordings, the project met with critical acclaim leading to 2007′s We Can Create, a full-length album given note for its synth-fed spirituality and psychedelia. more

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ONE REPUBLIC LOADS UP WITH SENNHEISER

ryan_tedder.JPGLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 2008: With a performance of their hit single “Apologize” on American Idol, an extensive tour of North America and Europe to feed a growing worldwide mob of voracious fans, and the support of the music industry’s biggest players, Los Angeles five-piece OneRepublic are on fire. Apart from an obvious knack for writing catchy and emotionally-relevant songs, OneRepublic owe much of their success to an awe-inspiring live show that guarantees, not only that fans will return when the band comes through town for a second show but, that all of their friends and their friends’ friends will be in attendance too! more

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INVENTION OF ROSWELLITE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAPID GROWTH IN RIBBON MIC SEGMENT

naked_eye_roswellite.jpgASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS – JULY 28, 2008: Soundwave Research Laboratories, Inc., producers of Crowley and Tripp Ribbon Microphones, today announced that it expects rapid market growth in the ribbon microphone category, primarily due to its invention and introduction of the new nanomaterial “Roswellite(tm)” that overcomes the long standing durability problems inherent in all previous ribbon microphones.

“The invention of Roswellite is a breakthrough that was made possible through a concentrated materials development program alongside a focused product and market development mission,” said Robert J. Crowley, president of the company. “What was once a niche segment, is poised to grow and compete head-to-head with condenser and dynamic microphones for virtually any sound pickup application – and now is growing at a very rapid rate of over twenty-percent annually.” more

FCC BEGINS FIELD TESTING OF WHITE SPACES DEVICES

Shure Set to Lend Continued Assistance in Formulation of Test Parameters and Protocol

NILES, IL, July 14, 2008—In response to an announcement made late last week by the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology that it will begin field testing of prototype White Spaces devices today, Shure Senior Director of Public and Industry Relations Mark Brunner sounded a sanguine note saying, “We look forward to continuing to offer our full assistance and expertise to the Commission as it formulates the test parameters and protocol.” more

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RISING R&B STAR ESTELLE SHINES WITH SHURE

Award winning R&B singer and rapper EstelleNILES, IL, July 22, 2008 — Shure Incorporated announced today that multiple award winning R&B singer and rapper Estelle, who released her new album Shine earlier this year, has recently chosen a Shure UHF-R® Wireless System with a KSM9 Microphone as her performance weapon of choice.

Estelle was the first artist signed by neo-soul sensation John Legend to his label, Homeschool Records, and Shine is her debut album on an American label. She had previously released the album The 18th Day via her own label in the UK, Stellar Ents. After relocating to the U.S. in 2007, her re-emergence has shown a more confident and mature approach to music, highlighted by her willingness to lead the vocals on the album. more

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IT’S A WIRELESS WORLD

Hope Church InteriorShure legacy carries over at Hope Presbyterian Church

CORDOVA, TN, July 16, 2008—Like many houses of worship, steady growth at Hope Presbyterian Church in this Memphis suburb has been the underlying factor in construction decisions culminating in the recent addition of 5,000 more seats. The results of the addition of an entirely new structure housing supplemental sanctuary space, the expansion draws upon 18 channels of Shure UHF-R ® wireless to meet the equally increasing audio needs of a congregation that regularly assembles to hear major touring artists, experience full-scale holiday pageants, and turn out its own video productions. more

SHURE NAMES 2008 SALES REPRESENTATIVE OF THE YEAR

PE SchmittThe Peter E. Schmitt Company is Awarded Top Honor

NILES, IL, July 10, 2008 – Shure Incorporated announced today that The Peter E. Schmitt Company, which is based in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, is the Company’s Representative of the Year for fiscal year 2008. Michael Schmitt, President, and Todd Peden, Executive Vice President, received the award at Shure’s annual meeting of the Company’s U.S. sales representatives at the recent InfoComm Show. more

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SHURE GOES GREEN WITH NEW, REDESIGNED PACKAGING

Microflex Microphones, ULX Wireless, PSM Systems, and SE Earphones Get a Makeover

NILES, IL, July 8, 2008 — Shure Incorporated announced today that it has redesigned the packaging for all of its Microflex Installed Sound Microphones, ULX Wireless Microphone Systems, three of its wired and wireless Personal Monitor Systems (PSM), and two of its SE Sound Isolating™ Earphone models. more

JEWEL IS “PERFECTLY CLEAR” WITH SENNHEISER & NEUMANN

jewel_2008.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – JULY 2008: Painter, poet and singer-songwriter, Jewel is back in the spotlight, promoting a new country music album, “Perfectly Clear,” and hitting the road for a lengthy U.S. tour with Brad Paisley following some TV promotion, including appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Jewel, who was famously discovered while performing solo in the coffee shops of San Diego, first adopted Neumann’s KMS 105 on her 2006 tour with matchbox 20 singer Rob Thomas, and is once again using the wired vocal mic with her new five-piece band. more

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