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Why the SM58 is bad (But I love the SM57) – A Discussion

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In today’s video, we revisit a touchy subject for many recording artists and engineers – the humble Shure SM58 may have had its day. Has it been succeeded by better models with more relevance to today’s sound needs? And why in that case does Adam still use the SM57? Isn’t that the same thing? Well, tune in and find out 🙂

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0:00 – Intro
1:10 – Middle Farm Studios
2:30 – When the SM58 was designed
4:50 – sound has developed
6:00 – Legacy Artists are stubborn
6:48 – Spill isn’t a problem on Arena stages
8:10 – Great alternatives
9:47 – The SM57 has an upgrade too
12:28 – singers choose alternatives (when they try them)
12:52 – Conclusion

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