Archive for December, 2012

MDG Names Thompson

MDG Names Thompson

| December 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Musical Distributors Group (MDG) has named Jack Thompson as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for its core business and affiliated brands. Thompson will be in charge of the day-to-day activities of sales, promotions, marketing and business development. An industry veteran with more than 20 years in the MI channel, he brings a wealth of [...]

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Vnewsletter – December 25, 2012

Vnewsletter – December 25, 2012

| December 24, 2012

Sennheiser Combats Counterfeiting Hosted by Jill Nicolini Shure Among The Best And Brightest Sabian Opens Factory Museum iMSO Holding NAMM Show Meetings LOUD, CMI Reach Distribution Deal Sweetwater Starts Major Expansion Sennheiser Combats Counterfeiting… and much more! December 25, 2012 | Episode No. 147 Run time: 00.13:52 Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be [...]

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At A Premium

At A Premium

| December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

            Overview: Ibanez’s Premium Version Of ATK Bass Specifics: Originally introduced in 1995, the straightforward ATK from Ibanez has, at times, been overshadowed by the bassmaker’s famous Soundgear instruments, though not without developing its own a cadre of enthusiasts along the way. Simultaneously, Ibanez’s Premium line of guitars and basses [...]

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Going To Las ‘Vega!’

Going To Las ‘Vega!’

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overview: Cerwin-Vega!’s P-Series PA System Specifics: Cerwin-Vega! has introduced its P-Series professional PA system. The P-Series family includes two active speaker products: the P1500X and the P1800SX. The heart of the P-Series is the P1500X, a two-way, bi-amped, full-range bass-reflex speaker. It employs a 15-inch woofer and high-frequency compression driver, powered by a custom Class-D [...]

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DJ & JELLY

DJ & JELLY

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overview: American DJ’s Jelly Par Profile Specifics: American DJ’s Jelly Par Profile is a low-profile LED uplighting fixture that comes in a glowing transparent case. Part of American DJ’s Jelly Series, the Jelly Par Profile is actually two effects in one; in addition to being an RGB color wash with a versatile “sit-flat” design, its [...]

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In Memoriam: Lillian Siegh

In Memoriam: Lillian Siegh

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

NAMM’s longest living employee, Lillian Siegh, who served as Executive Secretary, has died at the age of 84. She played a vital role in the inner workings of NAMM for more than 35 years, where she began her career as a secretary, before retiring in 1984. One of her most important and enduring contributions to [...]

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Vnewsletter – December 19, 2012

Vnewsletter – December 19, 2012

| December 19, 2012

Music China Breaks Record Hosted by Jill Nicolini Music China Breaks Records Industry Gathers To Experience PRS Fender Strats Auctioned Off Aria UK, SHS Ink Agreement Chauvet Launches Loyalty Program Yamaha Building Record Label … and much more! December 19, 2012 | Episode No. 146 Run time: 00.12:45 Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should [...]

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Digital Science Theater 9000

Digital Science Theater 9000

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overview: Sennheiser’s Digital 9000 Digital Wireless System Specifics: Sennheiser has unveiled Digital 9000, a digital wireless system that can transmit completely uncompressed audio, artifact-free and with good dynamics. The system, which includes the EM 9046 receiver, SKM 9000 handheld and SK 9000 bodypack transmitters, and a comprehensive suite of accessories, has been designed for the [...]

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Skopp’s On The Inside Track

Skopp’s On The Inside Track

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

After 20 years overseeing Seymour Duncan’s global OEM sales efforts, Evan Skopp is transitioning from an employee of the Santa Barbara-based pickup giant to an independent sales rep. Skopp headed the company’s sales, marketing and product development efforts, oversaw several brand extensions and, under his watch, OEM sales increased nearly 20-fold. His new company, Inside [...]

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AKG By TIËSTO Headphone Range Launches

AKG By TIËSTO Headphone Range Launches

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The global force that some consider the “Greatest DJ in the World,” TIËSTO, is now launching his own headphone range: K67 (High-Performance), K167 (Professional) and K267 (Reference). K267 and K167 TIËSTO offer an over-ear, closed-back design. With an oversized low-resonance driver, the K267 provides a higher SPL, while still maintaining a matched low frequency bass [...]

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