SHURE Microphones: A tale of devotion

By Chris RoditisMusicngear Lead Editor

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During my lifetime as a musician, I have used several microphones in countless rehearsals, exhilarating live performances, and studio recordings. Each microphone has played its part, but none have impressed me quite like the legendary Shure microphones.

I can still feel the rush of adrenaline as I step onto the stage at FUNKEY Live Stage on Saturday nights with my rock band back in 2005. At that time I used a Shure SM58 LC  which I spun through the air like a helicopter EVERY SINGLE TIME during our live shows, and it still emerged like a champion - unscathed and ready to deliver its powerful sound - a testament to its quality, craftsmanship, and durability, which remain unrivaled in the industry.

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In addition to its rock-solid durability, the Shure SM58 LC consistently delivered exceptional audio reproduction, capturing every nuance of my voice with remarkable clarity and presence, translating my raw emotion into powerful live performances. Its tailored frequency response ensured that my vocals cut through the other instruments effortlessly. It's a microphone that understands and enhances the unique characteristics of the voice.

Article photo - SHURE Microphones: A tale of devotionBut Shure microphones aren't just for the stage. In the studio and during rehearsals, I rely on the trusty Shure SM58 and the versatile Shure Beta 58 A. Their ability to handle high sound pressure levels ensures that my vocals always take center stage, commanding attention and delivering the utmost clarity.

When it comes to LIVE performances with my band Mobvibe, the Shure Beta 58 A is my go-to microphone. Its ability to withstand the dynamic demands of a live setting while delivering impeccable sound quality makes it an invaluable asset for my band.

Shure microphones are a steadfast partner that has accompanied me on countless musical journeys, with their resilience, functionality, and undeniable sound quality becoming an integral part of my artistic expression.

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About Chris Roditis

Chris Roditis has been an active musician since 1995 in various bands and projects across a variety of genres ranging from acoustic, electronic to nu metal, british rock and trip hop. He has extensive experience as a mixing engineer and producer and has built recording studios for most of the projects he has been involved with. His passion for music steered his entrepreneurial skills into founding MusicNGear in 2012.

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