Archive for August, 2012

Vnewsletter – August 27, 2012

Vnewsletter – August 27, 2012

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Far East Readies For Music Mega-Event Hosted by Jill Nicolini On-Stage Distribution Is Established SLM Distributes Lebayle Mouthpieces Anticipation Builds For Music China NAMM’s President’s Innovation Award Sennheiser Posts Impressive Financials The Music Group Forms Pro Division… and much more! August 27, 2012 | Episode No. 139 Run time: 00.10:04   Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something [...]

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CLIFF COOPER

CLIFF COOPER

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Founder & CEO, Orange Music Electronic Company By Dan Ferrisi In our monthly Five Minutes With interview series, many factors are taken into account to decide who the best candidates to bring to our readers are. Of course, we want to spotlight people who have had estimable careers in the music products space. We also [...]

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Monster Teaches Us A Lesson

Monster Teaches Us A Lesson

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Rebecca Apodaca Brian Reardon was a sheet music sales rep when he met JD Sarantakos, who started Island Wide Music and who, at that time, had a sign up that said “coming soon—music store.” Reardon’s father owned a print music business, and Reardon bought Karamar Publishing Co. and continued things. In 2000, Reardon went [...]

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Be All That You Can Be!

Be All That You Can Be!

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

  By Gene Fresco Ross Perot is one of the greatest salespeople who ever lived. From a superstar salesperson at IBM to the Founder of Electronic Data Systems, he has made history in business throughout the world. He said, “There was a time when I identified with Thoreau’s line about the mass of men living [...]

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IRCE Recap From A First-Time Exhibitor

IRCE Recap From A First-Time Exhibitor

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

By David Hall, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Cutting-Edge Solutions In early June, Cutting-Edge Solutions’ Bill Walzak and I exhibited at the Internet Retailers Conference and Exhibition in Chicago (IRCE 2012). It was the first time the company exhibited at this show. In fact, it was our first trade show outside of the music products [...]

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The Future Is A Moment Away

The Future Is A Moment Away

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Dan Vedda While reading an issue of Wired (20.05, May 2012), an article by Thomas Goetz, “How To Spot The Future,” jumped out at me. Trendspotting has always fascinated me, particularly since trends are driven by people’s choices rather than by pure technology. Trends determine how we use the technology: what happens when availability [...]

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Attaining Nirvana While Spying In Seattle

Attaining Nirvana While Spying In Seattle

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

I received a call from The Chief one evening and, shortly thereafter, landed in hilly, tree-lined Seattle WA on a slightly overcast day. The air was a toasty 48 degrees as I walked to the rental car shuttle to pick up my car. At the rental place, my choice was between two Fiats: red or [...]

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Sennheiser Presents RSA Program To Retailers

Sennheiser Presents RSA Program To Retailers

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sennheiser has announced that its Recording Sound Academy (RSA) program is now available to its entire network of authorized retailers. The program, which requires no monetary investment or stocking inventory on behalf of the retailer, enables MI and pro audio retailers to offer a comprehensive suite of learning resources to aspiring musicians, engineers and producers—including [...]

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QSC Audio Launches QSCtraining.com

QSC Audio Launches QSCtraining.com

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

QSC Audio Products has launched QSCtraining.com, a Web site that offers an interactive look into the products and technologies that make QSC products a desirable choice among professional customers. QSCtraining.com features training courses and product presentations, as well as instructional videos and podcasts, created to assist customers all over the world with the latest information [...]

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Cymbal-Land Cincinnati A Huge Success

Cymbal-Land Cincinnati A Huge Success

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Willis Music Tri-County recently hosted the biggest cymbal event the Cincinnati OH area has ever seen. “1,000 cymbals, five brands, three days” is the phrase tahat store Manager Kevin Schwallie coined as a simple description of the incredible weekend. Cymbal-Land Cincinnati took place April 26, 27 and 28. Willis Music hosted five prominent brands in [...]

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