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Musical Innovations Named Dealer Of The Year

Musical Innovations Named Dealer Of The Year

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Musical Innovations’ Owner, Tracy Leenman, accepting the Dealer of the Year Award NAMM honored South Carolina-based Musical Innovations as the 2015 Dealer of the Year at the fifth-annual NAMM Top 100 Dealer Awards. The evening gala, which was held during Summer NAMM in Nashville, honored excellence and innovation in music products retailing. The Dealer of […]

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Hal Leonard Publications Earn Prestigious Honors

Hal Leonard Publications Earn Prestigious Honors

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Each year, the Music Publishers Association (MPA) recognizes outstanding examples of graphic design for the music industry. The 2015 Paul Revere Awards for Graphic Excellence were recently announced during the MPA’s annual meeting in New York City. Hal Leonard was proud to have the work of its designers, engravers and editors acknowledged in the latest […]

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ACCESS Bags’ Personal FX PFX1 Musician’s Carry-All

ACCESS Bags’ Personal FX PFX1 Musician’s Carry-All

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

ACCESS Bags and Cases is showing the latest version of its Personal FX PFX1 Musician’s Carry-All at Summer NAMM. The original ACCESS bag was introduced in 1986. The PFX1 incorporates a custom-configurable tri-level interior, each with its own entry flap, and four exterior pockets. The PFX1 organizes all the necessary accessories working players and techs […]

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MOD Kits DIY’s MOD102+ Tube Amp Kit

MOD Kits DIY’s MOD102+ Tube Amp Kit

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

MOD Kits DIY’s MOD102+ tube amp kit expands on the same all-analog vacuum tube classic American circuit design, combined with a British-style Class A output section, as the original MOD102; however, it adds some special “+” features. These special features include a three-position progressive toggle switch for off-standby-power and additional push-pull functionality for each control: […]

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Peavey’s Dark Matter Speaker Enclosures

Peavey’s Dark Matter Speaker Enclosures

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Peavey Electronics has introduced its Dark Matter speaker enclosures. According to the company, due to the Dark Matter series’ new advanced DSP-equipped power section, the products outperform existing enclosures. These high-SPL enclosures feature modern styling and come in four available models: the DM 112, DM 115, DM 118 Subwoofer and DM 115 Subwoofer. The Dark […]

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IK Multimedia’s iRig UA

IK Multimedia’s iRig UA

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

IK Multimedia’s iRig UA is the first digital effects processor and interface to allow universal zero latency processing with AmpliTube on all Android devices compatible with Android 4.2 or higher and host mode/USB OTG. Now, you can enjoy high-quality, real-time effects processing on your Android device no matter which manufacturer it’s from. iRig UA features […]

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VOX’s VX I And VX II Modeling Guitar Amplifiers

VOX’s VX I And VX II Modeling Guitar Amplifiers

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Korg USA’s family of brands, which encompasses well-respected names that the company manufactures and those that it distributes, is enviable throughout the music products industry. Even among this bevy of beloved brands, though, VOX stands out for its innovation, product quality and price-to-performance ratio. And that’s why, this month, The Retailer’s shining a spotlight on […]

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Rise Of The Millenials

Rise Of The Millenials

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mary Meeker, a venture capitalist at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, released her annual report on Internet trends at the end of May. The report is widely anticipated and provides a thorough (197 presentation slides, each one worthy of digestion and discussion) snapshot of today’s numbers as compared to previous benchmarks from 1995 on. The full […]

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8 Essential Strengths: Of FrontLine Salespeople

8 Essential Strengths: Of FrontLine Salespeople

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Once you get past the part of getting your customer’s attention and motivating him or her to drive over to your store, the next phase in the sales cycle is focused on engaging that customer and persuading him or her to want to do business with you. Regardless of whether you like it, you’re being […]

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Summertime Sizzlers: Highlighting The Hot Debuts Set To Scorch Music City

Summertime Sizzlers: Highlighting The Hot Debuts Set To Scorch Music City

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

When our editorial staff surveys you, our loyal readers, each year about what features and types of coverage you most highly value, one message is consistently conveyed: you absolutely love reading about the super cool new products that our industry’s manufacturers dream up. That’s one reason why, twice a year, The Retailer brings you our […]

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