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TC Electronic’s Ditto Looper Family

TC Electronic’s Ditto Looper Family

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

There’s no doubt that today’s music products market is saturated with pedals of all shapes and sizes. And that’s why, when TC Electronic released its straightforward Ditto Looper pedal to wide success in 2013, even members of the Danish company, including Tore Mogenson, the Guitar Products Manager, were surprised by its warm reception worldwide. Founded […]

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Gretsch Drums’ Broadkaster

Gretsch Drums’ Broadkaster

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The drum market boasts some truly legendary and iconic names, but perhaps none can claim the history that Gretsch Drums can. Making quality musical instruments since 1883, the company, founded in Brooklyn NY, is the oldest drum company that’s still making drums today. Fourth-generation family member Fred Gretsch, who remains closely involved in the business, […]

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MXL’s Mobile Media Series

MXL’s Mobile Media Series

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Look around you on a train, in the mall or at the movies, and you’ll have no doubt that we’re in the age of mobile devices. More than just a phone and Web browser, these devices have also become our primary tool to take pictures and shoot video. MXL Microphones, a division of Marshall Electronics, […]

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Numark’s NV Controller

Numark’s NV Controller

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Perhaps more than any other segment of the music products industry, the DJ market continues to grow aggressively, offering a prime opportunity for retailers to reap profits. Few brands within the category have the cachet to match Numark, which, for more than 40 years, has combined cutting-edge technologies with a deep understanding of DJs’ needs […]

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Gator Cases’: Aluminum Pedal Boards

Gator Cases’: Aluminum Pedal Boards

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every November, The Music & Sound Retailer spotlights accessories, bags and cases, a segment of the MI market whose value proposition has never been more compelling. Founded in 2000 and with a portfolio of more than 800 active SKUs—encompassing solutions made from vacuum-formed plastics, rotational-molded plastics, wood, metal, sewn and EVA materials—Gator Cases is a […]

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Earthquaker Devices’

Earthquaker Devices’

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Palisades Mega Ultimate Maximum Overdrive EarthQuaker Devices, based in Akron OH, a manufacturer of hand-built guitar effect pedals that’s been wowing its devoted fans since 2004, creates devices that represent a diverse assortment of categories, which range from boost/EQ and compression to delay/reverb and fuzz, plus modulation, octave and overdrive. The company ensures its success […]

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Reunion Blues’ RBX Series Gig Bags

Reunion Blues’ RBX Series Gig Bags

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the last several years, I’ve heard a common refrain from brick-and-mortar music products retailers both large and small: low-price, high-margin items like accessories, cables, and bags and cases have become the bread-and-butter sales powering their stores. This puts a company like Petaluma CA-based Ace Products Group, which boasts well-respected brands that include Kaces, Strukture […]

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<strong>MORLEY’S</strong> M2 PEDAL LINE

MORLEY’S M2 PEDAL LINE

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sound Enhancement Products, Inc., maker of Morley pedals and Ebtech professional audio solutions, is a company that truly values its customers and, more specifically, the helpful feedback they provide. So, when it comes to Morley’s latest innovation, there’s plenty of credit to go around. Bill Wenzloff, Sales & Marketing Manager, said, “We had been receiving […]

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Casio’s Sound EFX Sampler Series

Casio’s Sound EFX Sampler Series

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The last several years have represented something of a renaissance for Casio, the Tokyo, Japan-based company known both for its expansive product portfolio—ranging from musical instruments to calculators to watches and more—and for its products’ high levels of quality and value. Readers of The Music & Sound Retailer know that this applies particularly to Casio’s […]

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CHAUVET DJ’s EZpin IRC

CHAUVET DJ’s EZpin IRC

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The dealers that compose the music products industry have really embraced lighting products over the past several years, recognizing that not only can lights draw in new customers and pad retailers’ bottom lines, but they also can be utilized in-store to make the rest of dealers’ inventory that much more irresistible to browsers. There’s never […]

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