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She Rocks Awards Nominations Open

She Rocks Awards Nominations Open

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) recently announced open nominations for its annual She Rocks Award ceremony, which honors women in music. It will take place January 22, 2016, in Anaheim CA, during the NAMM Show. Approaching its fourth year, the She Rocks Awards program has honored dozens of music professionals; they include multi-platinum […]

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A Spy Mission Nearly Thwarted

A Spy Mission Nearly Thwarted

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

When The Chief called to send me to Seattle, I packed heavy, bought my plane ticket online and got ready for a wet weekend. At the airport, I went straight to the Enterprise counter to pick up the car I had reserved. It was an American model—a fuel-efficient Ford—and it was clean as a whistle, […]

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Major MI Acquisition Turns Heads, Sparks Chatter

Major MI Acquisition Turns Heads, Sparks Chatter

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

MUSIC Group Has Acquired TC Group Casio Sponsors ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo Yamaha’s TF Series Digital Consoles Korg’s Havian30 Digital Piano With Arranger Musikmesse Draws More Than 108,000 Visitors Graph Tech Implements New MAP Policy Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to advertise […]

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Hal Leonard Acquires Tunessence

Hal Leonard Acquires Tunessence

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The world’s largest music print publisher and e-content provider has a new tool in its technology belt. Hal Leonard Corp. recently announced that it has acquired Tunessence. Founded in 2012 by recent Carnegie Mellon graduates, Tunessence operates a Web-based platform for interactive music lessons. The software synchronizes audio and video assets with music notation, providing […]

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FENDER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION ADDS FIRST EVER CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

FENDER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION ADDS FIRST EVER CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

 Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, the world leader in guitars and music equipment, is hiring its first Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) to lead the company’s global marketing strategies and initiatives. Jones is tasked with building deeper consumer connections with Fender® and its portfolio of brands. “Hiring our first CMO is another milestone in our long-term plan to […]

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MUSIC Group Acquires TC Group

MUSIC Group Acquires TC Group

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

MUSIC Group has acquired TC Group. Headquartered in Denmark, and with offices all over the world, TC Group owns and manages brands such as Tannoy, Lab Gruppen, Lake, TC Electronics, TC Helicon and TC Applied Technologies. The addition of Tannoy, Lab Gruppen and Lake allows MUSIC Group to round out their professional install and touring […]

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Leading MI Manufacturers Do Well…By Doing Good

Leading MI Manufacturers Do Well…By Doing Good

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

CHAUVET DJ’s Intimidator Wave 360 IRC PRS Guitars’ SE Alex Lifeson Thinline Acoustic Electro-Harmonix’s Holy Grail Neo K&M’s Stand, Clamp-On Holder And Wall Mount The Retailer’s May Issue To Feature ‘The Good Stuff’ Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to advertise your products on Vnewsletter? click here […]

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Casio To Sponsor The 10th Annual ASCAP ‘I Create Music’ Expo

Casio To Sponsor The 10th Annual ASCAP ‘I Create Music’ Expo

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Casio America, Inc., has announced that it will be a sponsor of the 10th annual ASCAP ‘I Create Music’ EXPO, the premier national conference for songwriters, producers and music business leaders. Casio’s wide variety of electronic musical instruments, including key models from its Privia Pro, XW and Workstation series, will be on display from April 30 […]

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Guitar Center, Synchrony Unveil Private Label Credit Program

Guitar Center, Synchrony Unveil Private Label Credit Program

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fishman’s ToneDEQ Acoustic Preamp Harbinger’s LP9800 14-Channel Powered Mixer Audio-Technica’s System 10 PRO Rack-Mount Digital Wireless System GC, Synchrony Financial Introduce Financing Program The Retailer Delves Deeply Into ‘The Future Of Retail’ Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to advertise your products on Vnewsletter? click here […]

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CHAUVET DJ Geysers Deliver at British Artistic Gymnastics Championships

CHAUVET DJ Geysers Deliver at British Artistic Gymnastics Championships

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Geyser RGB water-based fogger delivered an Olympic level performance recently at the 2015 Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Championship, which was held in Liverpool’s Echo arena.   Lighting designer Stephen Jolly positioned six Geysers at strategic points in the facility for the prestigious event, which drew world and European gymnastic stars. Jolly arranged four of […]

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