Archive for February, 2013

Chauvet Launches Products At NAMM

Chauvet Launches Products At NAMM

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chauvet DJ introduced nearly 30 new products and showcased the latest fixtures for musicians and mobile entertainers at the NAMM show last month. To best showcase the latest gear, the 60’x30’ Chauvet booth was constructed using nearly 300 pieces of TRUSST: the versatile, easy-to-use trussing system backed by Chauvet. In addition to the launch of [...]

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Vnewsletter – February 27, 2013

Vnewsletter – February 27, 2013

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Retailer’s  Music & Sound Awards Honor The Best Of MI Hosted by Jill Nicolini NAMM Board Welcomes Members Zildjian Sound Lab Launching| CAD Audio Expands Sales Network Alfred Undergoes Site Redesign Sennheiser, TC Helicon Team Up Music & Sound Award Honorees … and much more! February 27, 2013 | Episode No. 150 | Run [...]

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The Gretsch Company Celebrates 130 Years

The Gretsch Company Celebrates 130 Years

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Gretsch Company, an American family-owned business, celebrates its 130th anniversary this year and is making plans for its next 100 years. In 1883, German immigrant Friedrich Gretsch launched what would one day become an iconic American guitar and drum maker for such well-known artists as Chet Atkins, George Harrison, Charlie Watts, Chick Webb and [...]

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Only A Nickel

Only A Nickel

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Overview: D’Addario’s XL Nickel Wound Balanced Tension String Sets Specifics: D’Addario’s XL Nickel Wound Balanced Tension string sets have been optimized for greater dynamic control and a more evenly balanced effort while fretting, bending, strumming and picking on guitar, as well as plucking, slapping and bending on bass. Comprised of mathematically optimized string gauge combinations, [...]

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Blue Suede Shoes

Blue Suede Shoes

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Overview: Remo’s Smooth White Series Drumheads Specifics: Remo has applied its suede texturing process to its Smooth White Series drumheads. Offered in Ambassador and Emperor weights, the White Suede drumheads provide focused warmth and maximum mid-range tones for snares and tom toms that have a soft feel and percussive attack. The White Suede Ambassador drumheads [...]

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Fender Opens Mexican Custom Shop

Fender Opens Mexican Custom Shop

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fender’s “Dream Factory” celebrated the grand opening of its first-ever Custom Shop showroom in Latin America last December in Mexico City. The showroom, independently owned and operated by music store Holocausto Music, is located on the rooftop of the store’s building, overlooking skyscrapers, historic buildings and high-rise rooftops in Mexico City’s historic center. Artists, such [...]

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Peavey’s DC Comics Super Heroes Licensed Products

Peavey’s DC Comics Super Heroes Licensed Products

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Peavey Electronics recently announced its all-new line of officially licensed musical instruments celebrating the iconic DC Comics Super Heroes. Available exclusively from Peavey—under license with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment—these new musical instruments will capture DC Comics Super Heroes Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern and many more [...]

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Bang The Drum

Bang The Drum

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Overview: KMCMusicorp’s KAT Percussion Line Specifics: KMCMusicorp has introduced the KAT Percussion line of digital drum product, including two new digital drum sets. Each model features an extensive library of studio-grade sounds and effects. In addition, KAT Digital Drum Sets feature good connectivity to a wide variety of devices. The KAT KT1 includes more than [...]

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Alfred Announces 2012 Dealer Awards

Alfred Announces 2012 Dealer Awards

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Alfred Music Publishing announced the winners of the 2012 Alfred Premier Dealer Awards at the annual NAMM show, held last month in Anaheim CA. The recipients of the awards were Gayle and Russ Beacock from Beacock Music and Lori Supinie from Senseney Music. These awards honor dealers for building strong relationships with Alfred over the [...]

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The Blues Brothers Rely On Shure

The Blues Brothers Rely On Shure

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Official Blues Brothers Revue is a live touring performance that pays homage to Chicago’s rich history of blues, soul music and gospel. Featuring the characters of Jake and Elwood Blues—created by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in 1978 and featured on “Saturday Night Live,” as well as in two iconic feature films—the show involves [...]

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