Archive for May, 2012

Sennheiser Used For The Grammys

Sennheiser Used For The Grammys

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2012 Grammy Awards went down in history as the second-highest-rated telecast since the show’s inception in 1959. When Sennheiser artists took the stage, their engineers had the company’s microphones to ensure outstanding performances. Adele performed “Rolling in the Deep” and used the nickel-finish SKM 2000-XP wireless handheld transmitter with MMK 965-1 capsule. The Foo […]

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Jensen Launches Updated Site

Jensen Launches Updated Site

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jensen Musical Instrument Speakers launched its updated Web site at www.jensen tone.com. Musicians are always looking for their true personal tone, and might spend a lifetime trying to find it. There are many ways to alter tone. Changing the speakers in your amp can alter your tone more than any other modification can, bringing new […]

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American DJ’s Customer Appreciation Party

American DJ’s Customer Appreciation Party

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The annual American DJ Customer Appreciation Party drew a crowd of approximately 1,200 DJs and guests during the Mobile Beat Show in Las Vegas. Digital Underground brought down the house performing its “Humpty Dance” and other hits that made the group icons in the ’90s, as well as a selection of new material. In addition […]

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Mangini Brings Zildjian On Tour

Mangini Brings Zildjian On Tour

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Zildjian Artist Mike Mangini Zildjian Drumstick Artist Mike Mangini has added yet another line to his impressive résumé: drummer for progressive rock masters Dream Theater. Mangini auditioned for the gig, along with many other highly respected drummers, and the process was captured on video. The audition process in New York City can be viewed on […]

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Samson ‘Knights’ A President

Samson ‘Knights’ A President

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Samson Technologies has announced Jack Knight as the company’s new President. Having been with Samson since 1993, Knight has risen through the company’s ranks to this position. Initially working as Samson’s National Sales Manager, Knight held the post of Vice President of Operations since 2000 and will now lead Samson, as well as its affiliate […]

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Meet The Frokers

Meet The Frokers

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Focusrite Audio Engineering Ltd., a High Wycombe, UK-based professional audio company, has appointed Dave Froker to Managing Director. Owner and incumbent Managing Director Phil Dudderidge will remain fully engaged with the company as Executive Chairman, focusing on corporate and business development matters and, in his own words, “keeping the culture of Focusrite Novation true to […]

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KMCMusicorp Chooses Tsaptsinos, Hart

KMCMusicorp Chooses Tsaptsinos, Hart

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

James Tsaptsinos has joined KMCMusicorp as Vice President of National Accounts. He will lead sales and marketing for national customers such as Guitar Center, Sam Ash, Best Buy, Musician’s Friend and Music & Arts. Tsaptsinos is responsible for selling, sales strategies, training and merchandising for all proprietary KMC brands, including Ovation, Takamine, Charvel, Gretsch, LP, […]

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Ron Manus • CEO, Alfred Music Publishing

Ron Manus • CEO, Alfred Music Publishing

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Dan Ferrisi Never does a year go by without, either at the NAMM show or maybe out in Nashville at Summer NAMM, one or several companies announcing a milestone anniversary: 20 years…30 years…maybe 50 years every once in a while. It is definitely rare, though, to see a company marking 90 years in business, […]

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Into The Country

Into The Country

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

I was looking forward to some much-needed R&R when I saw the “Private Number” message flash on my caller I.D. It could only have been one person: the Top Banana…Numero Uno…the Big Boss Man. (And, no, I’m not referring to the ’90s-era pro wrestler.) I didn’t even say hello, and neither did The Chief. “Where […]

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‘Eat A Bug’?

‘Eat A Bug’?

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Rebecca Apodaca It could be said that Gordy Wilcher dropped “da bomb” of a music store on Owensboro KY when Owensboro Music Center (OMC) was founded in 1973. He accomplished this with the help of his mentor, Dallas Hughes. He convinced Hughes to back him in opening OMC, some 40 miles away from Hughes’ […]

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