Archives For Shure SM57

Just when I thought the web world had lost all originality and creativity, I storm in with the revolution of the century….an SM57 review! BLA!!!

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Is the Shure SM57 really bulletproof? Let’s find out with a Para Ordinance .45 ACP and a Ruger .22.

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Clever marketers have convinced the world that they need eight mics that all do the same job. I say you need zero duplicates and here’s why.

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There’s enormous emphasis put on expensive vocal microphones and I’ve just about given up on the idea. Big, expensive condensers impress the clients, but I’m not sure if spending big bucks on microphones has ever gotten me anything.

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I’m not convinced that mic placement is always the first/biggest problem when capturing a great guitar sound. It may be the least of our problems.

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Ribbon mics on electric guitars are all the rage Why? Is a Royer R121 or Cascade FatheadII really THAT more potent than a Shure SM57?

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Find out if the Royer R121 is the king of electric guitar recording when we put it up against Shure SM57, Royer R121, Sennheiser MD421, Cascade Fathead II, and Shure SM7b.

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