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Lita Ford Selected As 2017 She Rocks Awards Honoree

Lita Ford Selected As 2017 She Rocks Awards Honoree

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) has announced that acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist Lita Ford will be a 2017 She Rocks Awards recipient. Recognizing women who stand out as role models in the music industry, the live awards event will take place on January 20, 2017, at 7pm in the Anaheim Hilton Hotel, during […]

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Roland Electronic Percussion Patents Allegedly Infringed By Alesis

Roland Electronic Percussion Patents Allegedly Infringed By Alesis

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Roland Corporation Japan has alleged patent infringement by inMusic Brands, Inc. (d.b.a. Alesis) of eight U.S. patents relating to its electronic musical instruments. As a result, Roland has brought suit against the defendant (inMusic / Alesis) related to certain electronic drums and certain electronic cymbals, as identified in the lawsuit details, as filed on August […]

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Sneak Preview Of Blizzard Lighting’s Gear At DJ Expo 2016

Sneak Preview Of Blizzard Lighting’s Gear At DJ Expo 2016

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Blizzard Lighting will be displaying their newest fixtures at their politically-themed booth at DJ Expo on Monday, August 15. Here’s a sneak preview of the newest DJ products from Blizzard Lighting you can find at booth #110. Turbo Scan: a super bright, fast LED scanner loaded with 150-watt LED light source and two gobo wheels, each […]

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D’Addario Foundation Fundraiser ‘Music Makes You’ Attracts Major Acts

D’Addario Foundation Fundraiser ‘Music Makes You’ Attracts Major Acts

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

On September 22nd the D’Addario Foundation will host Music Makes You, a fundraising event in support of music education designed to bring music programs and product support to under-served children, nationally and globally. The event will be held at the BRIC Arts and Media Space, 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY, with guitarist/songwriter/producer Blake Mills serving as […]

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The Feeling Is Right For Ladies Night At DJ Expo

The Feeling Is Right For Ladies Night At DJ Expo

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The feeling is right for Ladies Night at DJ Expo, presented by Peavey Electronics and Grammy-winning producer RedOne on Tuesday, August 16, at the Blue Velvet Theater in Scores Atlantic City – Trump Taj Mahal. From 6:30-8:30pm, a lineup of all-female artists and DJs, including DJ PonFetti, DJ NYLA, DJ Ria, Samantha J and Sophia […]

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Guitar Center To Promote Ron Japinga To CEO

Guitar Center To Promote Ron Japinga To CEO

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guitar Center has announced that Darrell Webb will retire from his positions with the company, effective upon the naming of Ron Japinga as Chief Executive Officer. Guitar Center expects to finalize the promotion of Ron Japinga as Webb’s successor in the coming days. Japinga’s promotion to CEO follows his recent promotion to President of Guitar […]

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Roland Acquires Majority Stake In V-MODA

Roland Acquires Majority Stake In V-MODA

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Roland has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in V-MODA, the award-winning maker of high-fidelity headphones and audio devices. The strategic investment provides Roland and V-MODA with the resources to together develop the next breakthrough music products, accelerate product development and push the boundaries of audio innovation. Mr. Jun-ichi Miki, CEO of Roland said, “We’re […]

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CHAUVET DJ To Expand Presence At DJ Expo 2016

CHAUVET DJ To Expand Presence At DJ Expo 2016

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

CHAUVET DJ will have its largest presence ever at this year’s DJ Expo, which takes place at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City August 15-18. In addition to lighting the DJ Times Square Main Stage, the company will be sponsoring an informative seminar by popular DJ Jeremy Brech, holding a give-away contest and introducing a host of new […]

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The Roland Hybrid Experience Sets Up In 25 Dealer Locations

The Roland Hybrid Experience Sets Up In 25 Dealer Locations

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Roland Hybrid Experience Summer 2016 has begun. This unique, in-store experience allows drummers to learn about, explore and experience hybrid drumming firsthand. Hybrid drumming, a concept pioneered by Roland, takes the raw power of acoustic drums and adds the potential of electronics, giving users a drum kit that offers the best of both worlds. […]

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Fishman Launches Free String Promotion Online To Drive Retail Sales

Fishman Launches Free String Promotion Online To Drive Retail Sales

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fishman is offering free D’Addario strings with the purchase of a Fishman Bluegrass or Strings family pickup in a special web promotion designed to increase customer floor traffic and build sales for retailers. Part of the company’s ongoing 35th anniversary celebration, the Free String promotion runs between July 1 and September 30, 2016, and is for […]

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