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Archive of the Microphones Category

43rd ACM AWARDS ROLL OUT THE ORANGE CARPET

miranda-lambert_acmas.jpgShure UHF-R, SM58s, and KSM9s look good, sound better onstage

LAS VEGAS, NV, May 27, 2008 —Once again there was no red carpet at the 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, but the now traditional orange one rolled out in its place at the MGM Grand proved just as able to support a glittering array of Nashville’s hottest talent. On a night highlighted by the presence of country music’s rising young stars and a generation of legendary figures, Shure endorser Brad Paisley took home male vocalist honors for the second straight year, while Carrie Underwood–who opened the show with “I Don’t Even Know His Last Name?–received her second consecutive female vocalist trophy. The two also performed a duet of country icon Eddy Arnold’s “Make the World Go Away,? which was especially poignant given Arnold’s recent passing on May 8, just short of his 90th birthday. more

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AUTOMIC Discussion System from Brähler ICS

AUTOMIC Conference MicrophoneThe Brähler AUTOMIC, known worldwide for decades for its flexibility and reliability, is back and better than ever. Besides getting a facelift, the AUTOMIC has many new features (including RF immunity!), offered at an affordable price.

The AUTOMIC system provides high quality audio with simple setup and a new design that seamlessly integrates into modern conference rooms. more

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MEDIA VISION USA DEMONSTRATES TAIDEN DIGITAL INFRA-RED LANGUAGE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

HCS-5100 digital infra-red language distribution systemSan Francisco, CA, May 16, 2008 – Media Vision USA has announced it will demonstrate for the very first time the Taiden products, HCS-5100, fully digital infra-red language distribution system at the Media Vision USA booths during the InfoComm 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. more

MEDIA VISION USA DEMONSTRATES TAIDEN FULLY DIGITAL IR WIRELESS MICROPHONE DISCUSSION SYSTEM

HCS-5300 digital infra-red wireless conference microphone systemSan Francisco, CA, May 16, 2008 — Media Vision USA has announced it will demonstrate for the first time the TAIDEN fully digital Infrared wireless microphone discussion and voting systems. The TAIDEN HCS-5300 series, with its excellent quality and design, will be on display and demonstrated at the Media Vision USA booths during the InfoComm 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. more

THE RAPCOHORIZON COMPANY SHOWCASES MEDIA DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS AT INFOCOMM 2008

floor-pocket-box.jpgLAS VEGAS, NV, May 15, 2008 ― The RapcoHorizon Company, leading manufacturer of audio/video interfacing and cable equipment, will feature its Media Distribution System models, MDS-108 and MDS-112, at InfoComm 2008 (Booth C4009). Intended for live media applications and press conferences where one microphone is split to multiple video recorders or cameras, the MDS-108 features eight outputs while the MDS-112 offers 12. more

TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY WINS FOURTH ANNUAL SHURE FANTASTIC SCHOLASTIC RECORDING COMPETITION

fsrc-winners-08-4.jpgNILES, IL, May 15, 2008 — Shure Incorporated announced today that a three-member team from the Music Department at Texas State University is this year’s Grand Prize Winner of the fourth annual “Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition.? The three-student team of Joel Cowen, Adam Brisbin and Jordan Lott, with faculty advisor, Mark Erickson, won this year’s Shure contest with an original composition by Graham Wilkinson and the Underground Township entitled “Let It Go.? more

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Latin Music Awards Honor Shure Endorser Juanes

latin-billboards-2008-juanes.jpgJUANES HONORED FOR MUSICAL AND HUMANITARIAN ACHIEVEMENTS
AT 10th ANNUAL BILLBOARD LATIN MUSIC AWARDS

NILES, IL, May 14, 2008 – Colombian singer and Shure endorser Juanes won the Male Pop Album of the Year Award for “La Vida Es un Ratico“ at the 10th Annual Latin Billboards at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. While it was undoubtedly an honor for him to win this award, perhaps more significant was that Juanes also received the Spirit of Hope Award for his humanitarian work, which he does through his Mi Sangre Foundation – an organization he created in 2005 to aid victims of land mines in Colombia. more

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J-ROCK INVADES NORTH AMERICA

Shure-Dominated Staging Supports Japanese Rockers On Rockstar Taste of Chaos Tour

EDMONTON, ALBERTA—This year’s Rockstar Taste of Chaos Tour showcased three prominent J-Rock bands in more than 40 cities. Stopping near the end of its North American run here on the Canadian prairie within the cavernous depths of the Northlands AgriCom, the traveling show brought Japanese rockers MUCC (pronounced “mukku”), D’espairsRay, and The Underneath to its stage along with a multi-artist lineup including Avenged Sevenfold, Bless the Fall, and Bullet for My Valentine. Using ULX wireless guitar systems, PSM700 in-ear monitoring, and a wide range of microphones including a contingent of SM58s provided by Shure Inc., the J-Rock bands performed with distinct styles both traditional and modern, drawing inspiration freely from J-pop, rock, electro, folk, death metal, salsa, tango, country, and hip hop. more

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SONGS FOR THE POOREST OF THE POOR

Gospel/Christian Artists Gather at Abbey Road Studios to Support Compassionart

NILES, IL, May 5, 2008 — An album featuring some of the biggest names in gospel and Christian music will be released this fall, with every dollar earned slated to benefit Compassionart, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the world’s poor through income that’s generated by music and works of art. more

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SHURE HITS A HIGH NOTE AT VIÑA DEL MAR

vina-del-mar-2008-miguel-bose.jpgMiguel Bosé Charms Crowd at International Song Festival

VINA DEL MAR, CHILE, April 30, 2008 — Widely considered to be the most important music event in Latin America, the Viña del Mar International Song Festival drew capacity crowds this year to the Quinta Vergara Amphitheatre to hear dozens of performers, including Shure endorser Miguel Bosé. Marking three decades as a popular entertainer at this, the 49th annual engagement of the festival, Bosé took to the stage using a UHF-R Wireless System (UR2/Beta 58) delivered to the site by Amexco, the Shure Distributor in Chile. more

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