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A Few Words About Hurricane Sandy

A Few Words About Hurricane Sandy

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, my thoughts—and those of the entire Music & Sound Retailer team—are with everyone affected by this terrible storm, especially those who have lost loved ones, their homes and their possessions. In spite of very difficult circumstances, it’s heartening to see how people have come together in the storm’s wake [...]

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Music & Sound Awards

Music & Sound Awards

| October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION DEAR VOTER: The Qualified Product Submissions below are intended to assist you in recalling products that were released during the qualifying period and have been provided at the manufacturer’s discretion and expense. Not all products released during the qualifying period are listed and not all manufacturers elected to participate. NOMINATE ONLINE: Manufacturers, [...]

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Michael MacDonald Joins ATK Audiotek As President

Michael MacDonald Joins ATK Audiotek As President

| September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Audio production company ATK Audiotek has welcomed Michael MacDonald, who is taking over duties as President and assuming leadership of the company’s business development, sales and marketing programs, coincident with the retirement of outgoing President Michael Stahl. MacDonald joins ATK Audiotek with more than three decades of experience in the professional audio industry, most recently [...]

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Gibson, Feds Strike A Deal

Gibson, Feds Strike A Deal

| August 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to federal prosecutors, a deal has been struck to drop the criminal case against Gibson Guitar Corp., following the instrument maker’s admission that its exotic wood imports violated environmental laws, the Associated Press reported today. The agreement, announced today, stipulates that Nashville-based Gibson must pay a $300,000 penalty, the AP story said. In addition, [...]

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Sennheiser Presents RSA Program To Retailers

Sennheiser Presents RSA Program To Retailers

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sennheiser has announced that its Recording Sound Academy (RSA) program is now available to its entire network of authorized retailers. The program, which requires no monetary investment or stocking inventory on behalf of the retailer, enables MI and pro audio retailers to offer a comprehensive suite of learning resources to aspiring musicians, engineers and producers—including [...]

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NAMM Celebrates Music Monday In Style

NAMM Celebrates Music Monday In Style

| May 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

NAMM celebrated “Music Monday” at its headquarters in Carlsbad CA on May 7. Music Monday kicks off NAMM’s annual National Wanna Play Music Week, with nearly 600,000 students and individuals across the U.S. and Canada joining together in song and music making in a collaborative show of support for music education and the fun and [...]

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NAMM Announces Wanna Play Music Week Activities

NAMM Announces Wanna Play Music Week Activities

| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Once again, NAMM is calling on all aspiring musicians to pick up a musical instrument and play during its sixth annual National Wanna Play Music Week (May 7 to 13). “People spend too much time regretting the fact that they don’t already play a musical instrument, when it’s as simple as picking up an instrument [...]

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NAMM Foundation Lends Support To New Initiative

NAMM Foundation Lends Support To New Initiative

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

The NAMM Foundation will support a new initiative led by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and developed in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education and the White House Domestic Policy Council. The Turnaround Arts initiative launched in Washington DC will work to turn around low-performing schools with strategies that expand [...]

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Sennheiser’s Offer You Can’t Refuse

Sennheiser’s Offer You Can’t Refuse

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sennheiser has announced a mail-in rebate on evolution wireless G3 portable and ENG systems. Consumers can get an ME 2 lavalier ($139.95 value) or HD 429 headphone ($79.95 value) free by mail with the purchase of an ew 112-p G3, ew 122-p G3, ew 135-p G3 or ew 100 ENG G3 system. To qualify, products [...]

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NAMM’s National Wanna Play Music Week

NAMM’s National Wanna Play Music Week

| April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

NAMM recently announced the weeklong activities of its 6th annual National Wanna Play Music Week, May 7 to 13, and is encouraging its members to participate and inspire new music makers during the week. National Wanna Play Music Week is the year’s biggest effort on behalf of NAMM’s public awareness campaign, dubbed Wanna Play?, and [...]

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