Shure Microphone Survives Insane, Sadistic Torture Tests

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Shure SM58 & SM57 mics have a reputation for being reliable to the point of being indestructible. 

Mats Stålbröst, editor of the Stockholm-based Studio, took that as a challenge and subjected a SM58 to a year of sadistic torture.

And here it is in all its awesome glory. 

He used the SM58 mic to hammer nails, dropped it from heights, submerged it in water, drove a car over it and nuked it.

And the thing still worked. 

So they buried it underground for a year. Continue reading