Archive for March, 2013

Gibson Guitar Making Strategic Investment In TEAC

Gibson Guitar Making Strategic Investment In TEAC

| March 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gibson Guitar Corp. has announced an agreement to make a strategic investment into Japan’s TEAC Corp. (TEAC). TEAC is a recognized name in audio and visual equipment, and a producer of data storage equipment and related products. The transaction was unanimously approved by both companies’ Boards of Directors. Gibson has entered into an agreement with […]

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In Memoriam: Robert “RZ” Zildjian

In Memoriam: Robert “RZ” Zildjian

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

With deep sorrow, Sabian has announced the death of Robert “RZ” Zildjian, its Founder and leader. A tireless and dynamic force within the drum industry, he inspired, the Sabian family said, each one of them to work harder, to reach farther and to make a difference, leading by example. Robert (Bob) Zildjian was the descendant […]

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Vnewsletter – March 28, 2013

Vnewsletter – March 28, 2013

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Making Music Yields Results In New Scientific Study Hosted by Jill Nicolini The Music Group Names Starin 2012 Alfred Dealer Awards Announced SLM’s Sigma Line For iMSO Remo, Resounding Joy Partner Music Improves Health & Wellness D’Addario Hosts Senator Gillibrand … and much more! March 28, 2013 | Episode No. 152 | Run time: 00.10:03 […]

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Shure Announces Spring Rebates For Beta Mics

Shure Announces Spring Rebates For Beta Mics

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Shure Inc. has announced that it is offering spring rebates of up to $60 back on select Beta microphones. Customers who purchase the microphones between April 1 and June 30 are eligible for the rebate. Also included in the promotion is Shure’s DMK 57-52 universal drum microphone kit, which comes with three SM57 instrument microphones, […]

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V For Vendetta

V For Vendetta

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Overview: Roland’s GR-D V-Guitar Distortion, GR-S V-Guitar Space Pedals Specifics: Roland’s GR-D V-Guitar Distortion and GR-S V-Guitar Space pedals are stompboxes designed for use with the GC-1 GK-Ready Stratocaster and other GK-compatible guitars with a 13-pin output. Housed in the Twin Pedal format and equipped with connections for integrating with standard pedals, amps, multi-effects and […]

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On The Case

On The Case

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Overview: TKL’s Expanded Banjo Case Offerings Specifics: TKL Products Corp. has unveiled improvements and expansions to its banjo case offerings. Reacting to the growing trend for banjo players to use collapsible or folding banjo stands, TKL redesigned the inner compartment of the Concept 2.9 8740 resonator banjo case to be able to fit some of […]

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Orange Giving Away Dark Terrors At Musikmesse

Orange Giving Away Dark Terrors At Musikmesse

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Orange Amplification has been creating innovative products since 1968. As Orange celebrates its 45th year of service to musicians, visitors at this year’s Musikmesse have the unique chance to meet the developers, the company’s Founder and CEO Cliff Cooper, and to try out its unique range of guitar amplifiers and products. Orange will be giving […]

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Mitch Colby Unveils New Boutique Guitar Amplifier Line

Mitch Colby Unveils New Boutique Guitar Amplifier Line

| March 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Those who know Mitch Colby are well aware of his preoccupation with guitar amplifier tone. As a key member of Korg USA’s team for more than 30 years, Colby helped guide the direction of two amplifier brands: VOX and Marshall. As a collector, gear aficionado and technician, he has stayed at the forefront of guitar […]

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NAMM Helps Honor Music Education Advocacy Heroes

NAMM Helps Honor Music Education Advocacy Heroes

| March 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a Capitol Hill ceremony attended by musical artists and other advocates for music education, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Randall Reid-Smith, Commissioner of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, were each honored by NAMM, the VH1 Save The Music Foundation and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) […]

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Guitar Center Appoints Mike Pratt As CEO

Guitar Center Appoints Mike Pratt As CEO

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guitar Center announced today that Mike Pratt has been appointed CEO and a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective April 1. Pratt succeeds Marty Hanaka, the company’s Interim CEO, who will remain on the Board and assist in the transition. Since 2008, Pratt has served as President and COO of Canadian consumer electronics […]

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