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Guitar Center Shake-Up Takes Industry By Surprise

Guitar Center Shake-Up Takes Industry By Surprise

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Source Audio’s Soundblox 2 Stingray Multi-Filter Resident Audio’s T4 Multi-Channel Thunderbolt Audio Interface CHAUVET DJ’s Scorpion Storm FX RGB Laser Gig Gear’s Recently Released Gig Gloves Guitar Center’s Board Appoints New President/CEO Spotlighting Our ‘Special To The Retailer’ Features Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here […]

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MAN OH Mandolin

MAN OH Mandolin

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Acoustic instruments have come back strong. It’s only fitting, since the economy’s been lousy for several years and acoustic instruments are cheap, easy ways to entertain oneself and others without amplifiers and electric bills…or roadies lugging extra gear around! The ukulele started this trend and, now, thanks to artists like Mumford & Sons, as well […]

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November Digital Edition

November Digital Edition

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

COVER STORIES The Power Of The Add-On Fluctuations in the economy might affect a customer’s decision to buy large-ticket items like new instruments, but accessory products are proving to be a reliable source of income for retailers. And Now For Something Completely Different The Retailer knows that our readers are interested in all the products […]

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MI Industry Honors Incredible, Accomplished Women

MI Industry Honors Incredible, Accomplished Women

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peavey Wellness Program Achieves Amazing Success Hal Leonard And Apogee Strike Distribution Deal M-Audio’s Oxygen Series Keyboard Controllers Epsilon’s AirLink-10 Battery-Powered Speaker The WiMN Announces 2015 She Rocks Awards Honorees MIM Unveils Carter Family And Johnny Cash Exhibits Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   […]

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Distribution Landscape Shaken Up by Recent Sale

Distribution Landscape Shaken Up by Recent Sale

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Gretsches Receive GA Governor’s Awards NAMM TEC Awards To Celebrate 30 Years Alfred Music Distributing Lang Lang’s Mastering The Piano Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-WeGO3 Next-Gen DJ Controller 137th AES Convention Breaks Records, Draws Acclaim JAM Industries Buys D&H Distribution Business Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click […]

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A Star-Studded Night for Little Kids Rock

A Star-Studded Night for Little Kids Rock

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

EHX’s Turnip Greens Multi-Effect Pedal Alfred Music’s Complete Starter Packs Sebastian’s London And Paris Violin Outfits Alto Professional’s Live Series Analog Mixers Little Kids Rock’s Annual Benefit Draws Stars Taking A Peek At Accessories, Bags And Cases Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here Want to […]

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MI Industry Members Make Their Voices Heard

MI Industry Members Make Their Voices Heard

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

CHAUVET DJ’s Scorpion Script Text-Producing Laser Effect Radial’s StageBug SB-48UB Phantom Power Supply Ibanez’s RGKP6 And SRKP4 Korg mini kaoss pad 2S-Equipped Guitar And Bass Godlyke’s TWA Little Dipper Envelope Filter Previewing An Amazing 2015 NAMM Show In January Results From The Retailer’s Annual Survey Are In Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something […]

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Thousands Swarm Very Robust Music China Show

Thousands Swarm Very Robust Music China Show

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Apple Invites Larry Fishman To Make Presentation ChordBuddy Reaches 200K Unit Sold Milestone Yamaha’s Powered DBR And Passive CBR Series Loudspeakers Reunion Blues’ RBX Series Double Guitar And Bass Bags Casio Renews Its Partnership With The Crystal Method Music China Achieves Great Success Earlier This Month Hosted by Jill Nicolini Episode No. 189 Vnewsletter Sign-up […]

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MI Spy Goes Rogue

MI Spy Goes Rogue

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Not long ago, I was hired by one of the richest men on the eastern seaboard to scope out a superb, high-end ax for his grandson, who was about to turn 16. I’ve been a covert operative for a number of years now. So, when a man tells me, “Price is no object,” I can […]

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October Digital Edition

October Digital Edition

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

COVER STORIES Stars And Stripes Forever The Retailer celebrates companies that, despite all the possible reasons to move operations offshore, nevertheless manufacture a large percentage of their products right here in the United States. Holiday Sales Guide, Part Two Last month, we featured nearly three dozen products that MI industry manufacturers are convinced will be […]

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