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Music China Sets New Records

Music China Sets New Records

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Asia’s best known music event, Music China—held from October 10 to 13 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre—attracted a record number of exhibitors and visitors. The record-breaking four-day event featured 1,680 exhibitors from 29 countries and regions, all of them showing their products and technologies in eight halls of exhibition space. Visitors to the [...]

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Westone’s Elite Series High-Performance Earphones

Westone’s Elite Series High-Performance Earphones

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

 Westone’s custom True-Fit technology provides the user with earpieces that are cast, sculpted and polished by hand from actual impressions of the individual’s ears, providing the most comfortable fit and acoustic seal possible. The E-Series features Westone’s balanced armature drivers, which are more compact and efficient than traditional dynamic drivers. The ES10 features Westone’s latest [...]

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3rd Annual MTD Family Reunion Benefit Concert Announced

3rd Annual MTD Family Reunion Benefit Concert Announced

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

After two successful years supporting musicians in need with exciting concert events, the non-profit MTD4LYFE organization will present The 3rd Annual MTD Family Reunion Benefit Concert (MTDFR3) at the 2014 NAMM show in Anaheim CA. This year’s beneficiaries—Little Kids Rock and Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers (H.E.A.R.)—are organizations that support and encourage music in [...]

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ADJ Products Plans Major LDI Launches

ADJ Products Plans Major LDI Launches

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

ADJ Products has revealed three new professional moving head fixtures this week by way of one-minute “sneak peek” videos on its You Tube channel. These three new products, along with 30 more professional lighting fixtures, will make their debut at the 2013 LDI show, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It’s scheduled for November 22 [...]

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John D’Addario III

John D’Addario III

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Co-President, D’Addario & Company, Inc. D’Addario & Company, Inc., has been quite busy over the last several months, rolling out new initiatives, overhauling its corporate organization and maintaining its leadership position in the accessories portion of the music products business. It’s been a particularly consequential time for John D’Addario III, who, this past summer, ascended [...]

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Covert Affairs On Long Island

Covert Affairs On Long Island

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

I was taking a well-deserved vacation at a resort in Jamaica, following the overwhelming success of my last mission—fugitive apprehended and brought back to the U.S. for prosecution—when I received a text message on my handheld instructing me to contact headquarters right away. Apparently, The Chief had a new assignment for me. This time, it [...]

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Pro-Active/Cutting-Edge Moves To Mission-Critical Data Centers

Pro-Active/Cutting-Edge Moves To Mission-Critical Data Centers

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

On October 9, as previously reported by The Music & Sound Retailer, a data center fire caused an outage of service for Pro-Active Websites and Cutting-Edge Solutions. Bill Walzak, CEO and President, commented, “Immediately after the recovery, our staff studied enormous amounts of research on where and how leading financial and commodity markets house their [...]

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You Should Be Stocking Boutique Brands

You Should Be Stocking Boutique Brands

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’ve seen this scenario play out twice: A guy comes into a local music store and heads straight for a particular brand of guitar, plays it for a while, brings it to the front of the store and asks the owner how much it is. The owner looks at the tag and quotes a sale [...]

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One Idea Leads to Another

One Idea Leads to Another

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

In my most recent column, I wrote about a preacher having called me and said, “I will pay you anything you want if you’ll come to Fredericksburg and teach my people how to set up our sound system.” As you know, I did it and I charged him $250. Well, being a thinker, I began [...]

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PreSonuSphere 2013 Earns Standing Ovation

PreSonuSphere 2013 Earns Standing Ovation

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rarely does a manufacturer receive a standing ovation from its users, but the PreSonus team received a heartfelt and enthusiastic one at the closing ceremony of its third annual PreSonuSphere user conference. PreSonuSphere 2013 brought 450 musicians, producers, engineers and other music-business professionals from all over the globe to the Manship Theatre at the Shaw [...]

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