USB Microphones for Live Video with Shure’s Laura Davidson (StreamYard Connect Ep55)

Host: Ross Brand

Guest: Laura Davidson, Shure

Date: December 2, 2020

StreamYard Connect Ep55

​Shure’s Laura Davidson joins us to talk about the best USB microphones for live video. The new Shure MV7 could be the best USB dynamic mic ever made for live streaming and podcasting. We discuss the Shure SM7B and many other mics as well as Laura’s time singing backup for synth-pop legend Howard Jones on Episode 55 of StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand.


Shure Microphones Discussed in this Video:
🎤 Shure MV7 (USB & XLR): 
🎤 Shure SM7B (XLR):
🎤 Shure SM58 (XLR):
🎤 Shure MV88+ Video Kit (iOS & Android): 
🎤 Shure MV5 (USB & Lightning):
🎤 Shure MV51 (USB, Lightning & USB-C Cable):
🎤 Shure MVL Lavalier [1/8″ (3.5mm)]:
🎤 Shure DH5T DuraPlex Lav Headset:
🎤 Shure 55SH (XLR):

Shure Digital Audio Interface for 1 XLR mic (USB & Lightning Cable):

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Laura Davidson is an experienced marketing manager with a history of working in the MI and advertising industries. She’s the Lead Retail Market Development Specialist at Shure. Laura’s skilled in professional audio, digital marketing, singing, guitar playing, and songwriting. After moving to Nashville as a Berklee College of Music graduate, Laura quickly befriended some of Music City’s best and it wasn’t long before she was singing for a living. This led to countless demo sessions, an incredible journey as a backing vocalist for 80’s synth legend Howard Jones and the opportunity to share her love of music gear as a product specialist for several music equipment manufacturers.

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About StreamYard Connect

StreamYard Connect highlights the different ways talented professionals use live streaming to communicate with customers, connect to new career opportunities and attract candidates to fill job openings. Plus we cover news and technology updates…and the production techniques that power successful live broadcasts. Hosted by Ross Brand and sponsored by StreamYard, a browser-based app that makes it easy to produce professional-looking livestreams. Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm ET for StreamYard Connect on the StreamYard Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.

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Ross Brand is a live streamer who has served in many capacities such as Red Carpet host for the Emmy Award winning Never Settle Show, produced by Al Roker Entertainment, brand ambassador for Wirecast, and on-camera host for multiple Facebook Live Video and LinkedIn Live developers and broadcast solutions, including StreamYard, BeLive and LiveU.

He was selected one of 5 Live Video Experts to Follow by Switcher Studio, the Number One Twitter Account for Learning Live Stream Marketing by Amp Live and a Top 25 Video Marketing Influencer by Onalytica.

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