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Huge Sums Raised to Boost Access to Music

Huge Sums Raised to Boost Access to Music

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Musikmesse Gearing Up For Strong Show Next Year DBG’s The New Distributor For XVIVE Pedals dB Technologies Upgrades Active Subwoofer Series Alesis’ Pro X Hi-Hat Is Now Available Music & Arts Continues Its Aggressive Expansion Museum Of Making Music’s Gala Benefit A Success Hosted by Jill Nicolini Episode No. 185 Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you […]

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SEPTEMBER DIGITAL TABLET EDITION

SEPTEMBER DIGITAL TABLET EDITION

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

COVER STORIES Hey Santa! This month and next, The Retailer presents our annual Holiday Sales Guide, showcasing more than 60 products that industry manufacturers believe will be most desirable this holiday season. Independents’ Party Part one of The Retailer’s 9th annual Independent Retailer Roundtable delivers insight, education and inspiration. This year’s panel, boasting geographic diversity […]

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Fender’s Latest Plans Take Dealers By Surprise

Fender’s Latest Plans Take Dealers By Surprise

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pioneer Reported To Be Selling DJ Equipment Business Harman Pro Makes An Investment In Its AKG Brand Fishman’s Fluence Single Width Pickups Acoustic’s A20 Amp For Acoustic Instruments Peavey Deploys CHAUVET Professional Fixtures At DJ Expo FMIC Formulating Plans For Direct Sales Of “Fender” Products… and much more! Hosted by Jill Nicolini Episode No. 184 […]

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Breaking Into The DJ Market

Breaking Into The DJ Market

| August 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

By Nithin Cherian, Marketing Manager, Live Sound, Yamaha Corp. of America Musical instrument retailers often face a common problem: reaching the DJ segment. Sometimes, the usual tactics, including advertising in trade publications and exhibiting at DJ trade shows, bring limited results. When asked how to crack the market, my usual reply is to offer some […]

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Progress Report: The Changing Wireless Spectrum & Music Retailers

Progress Report: The Changing Wireless Spectrum & Music Retailers

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Mark Brunner, Senior Director, Global Brand Management, Shure Inc. Radio Frequency (RF) spectrum is the lifeblood of wireless technologies of all kinds, and it is a finite resource. Since the 1970s, the FCC has allocated spectrum in the U.S. for wireless microphones and related audio equipment primarily in the ranges (bands) dedicated to over-the-air […]

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Searching For ‘The Bacon Of Music’

Searching For ‘The Bacon Of Music’

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The other day, my friend shared a meme with me on Facebook that said, “Bass is the bacon of music.” Those words were printed over a pretty hot-looking bass covered by an equally delicious-looking tray of bacon. He knows me. I cracked up. Of course, those who aren’t bass players might disagree with that statement, […]

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SEEING RED IN THE BIG APPLE

SEEING RED IN THE BIG APPLE

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

John Sebastian wasn’t wrong. New York City is one hot town in the summer. Still, when you’re a covert operative, like me, with a rich client, you’re not just intrinsically cool…you’re actually cool, too. I had my lightweight seersucker suit on. My girl, The Princess, was showering in our big bathroom at The Plaza. And […]

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Vnewsletter – July 24,2014

Vnewsletter – July 24,2014

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Prominent Company Named ‘Best and Brightest’ Once Again Hosted by Jill Nicolini Composite Acoustics Brings The Gift Of Music Harman Pro Makes Major Executive Move What Mic System Does Miley Depend On? Ink Dries On Mono, KMC Distribution Deal Shure Is Among The Best And Brightest A Quick And Dirty Recap Of Summer NAMM… and […]

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Vnewsletter – July 10, 2014

Vnewsletter – July 10, 2014

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Summer NAMM’s Set to Turn Up the Heat Hosted by Jill Nicolini PreSonus’ Awesome New Headquarters Audio Industry Mourns Michael Reeves Make Music Day’s Wildly Successful Hal Leonard, QSC Audio Ink Deal D’Addario Foundation Serves The Community Summer NAMM Has Finally Arrived!… and much more! July 10, 2014 | Episode No. 182 | Run time: 00.12:09  Vnewsletter […]

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Vnewsletter – June 30, 2014

Vnewsletter – June 30, 2014

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Sneak Peek at Sizzling Summer NAMM Debuts Hosted by Jill Nicolini Music China Just Keeps On Growing Harman Professional Opens Technology Center Fender Promotes Richard McDonald Amazing Tribute Show Relies On Chauvet Sweetwater Has A Highly Successful GearFest Summer NAMM New Product Spotlight… and much more! June 30, 2014 | Episode No. 181 | Run time: […]

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