The versatile and durable dynamic mic that's everywhere
By Mike Levine on 07/15/2014
The Shure SM57 arrived on the scene in 1965 and quickly became a fixture in the pro audio world. The versatile, solidly built, yet inexpensive dynamic mic is great for guitar cabinets, snare drums, horns and lots more, both onstage and in the studio. Although not primarily known as a studio vocal mic, it was used to record most of the vocals on one of the top selling albums of all time. Read on to find out more.