Put your band logo / your face / your dog’s face on your microphone!

Never one to miss a trick, pro sound heroes Shure are now creating customised microphone sleeves!

Their interactive, browser-based editing suite lets you choose from a few nice preset designs, or upload your own image. A quick jiggle with scaling and placement, et voila! A totally unique, personalised wireless mic. Here are some quick examples I came up with…


All you need is a compatible microphone system – namely a BLX or a GLX-D – and then tell them which microphone you use – either PG58, SM58, SM86, Beta 58A, or Beta 87A – and away you go!

Obviously, if you don’t have one of these microphones, you’re not going to be able to get your custom sleeve. BUT there might be an award-winning, super-friendly music shop who could sort you out a great deal on one though, eh? It’s always worth asking…

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Guy Perchard

Digital editor & recording specialist at Red Dog Music
As well as being the marketing man-about-town at Red Dog Music, Guy is a busy, award winning record producer and mixing engineer. He is also partial to a chorizo stromboli for elevenses.

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