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KMC To Introduce Three New Lines At NAMM 2016

KMC To Introduce Three New Lines At NAMM 2016

| December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new year is jumping off to an early, roaring start for KMC Music, with the announcement that three new lines will be making their debut next month, as part of the KMC Music family of brands at NAMM 2016 (Booth #5952 Hall B): Aclam pedal boards, Aalberg Audio effect pedals and Manuel Rodriguez Spanish guitars. […]

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Orange Amplification To Give Away $7,000 <br/>Worth Of Gear This Holiday Season

Orange Amplification To Give Away $7,000
Worth Of Gear This Holiday Season

| December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

A message from Orange Amplification Founder and CEO, Cliff Cooper. Three years ago Orange Amplification began their yearly tradition of giving away an offensive amount of gear to their fans and customers. This year is no different and Orange is expanding the competition and their budget to grant even more wishes. Last year Orange gave […]

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Congress Approves ESEA ReAauthorization, Includes Access to Music Education

Congress Approves ESEA ReAauthorization, Includes Access to Music Education

| December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

More school-aged children nationwide will have access to music and the arts thanks to Congress’s inclusion of both subject areas as part of a well-rounded education in the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The Senate passed the bill on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, with a vote of 85 to 12, and […]

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Volume & Tone Appoints Jimmy Archey To Director Of Sales and Artist Relations

Volume & Tone Appoints Jimmy Archey To Director Of Sales and Artist Relations

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Volume & Tone, an MI accessory company, has appointed Jimmy Archey to Director of Sales and Artist Relations. Archey’s key responsibilities will include overseeing the launch of, and all day-to-day activities within, the newly dedicated wholesale division for Volume & Tone, as well as manage the artist relations program for the company. A 30-year veteran in […]

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Orange Amplification Founder Named Electronic Entrepreneur 2015

Orange Amplification Founder Named Electronic Entrepreneur 2015

| December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cliff Cooper, the Chairman and Founder of Orange Amplification, has just been awarded as World Finance Magazine’s “Entrepreneur of the Year 2015” in Electronics for Western Europe. The magazine, published by World News Media, started the awards in 2007 to recognize individuals whose creative outlook, strong leadership and ability to drive through both successes and failures has led to business growth. […]

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KMC Music Returns To NAMM Following A Successful Year

KMC Music Returns To NAMM Following A Successful Year

| December 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

After a two-year hiatus, KMC Music is pulling out all of the stops at NAMM 2016 (#5952 Hall B). According to KMC Music President Mark Terry, “NAMM 2016 marks our return to the main show floor and we want our dealers to know that we’re on the floor for a reason — to introduce dozens […]

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Chaka Khan To Receive A 2016 She Rocks Award

Chaka Khan To Receive A 2016 She Rocks Award

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photo credit: Kwaku Alston The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) has announced acclaimed singer-songwriter Chaka Khan as a 2016 She Rocks Award recipient. The live awards event takes place on Jan. 22, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in the Anaheim Hilton Hotel during the NAMM Show, and honors women in the music industry who are pioneers […]

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Reverb.com Raises $25 Million In Funding

Reverb.com Raises $25 Million In Funding

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Reverb.com – a marketplace for musicians to buy and sell gear – has completed a $25 million Series B funding round led by global growth equity investor Summit Partners. Launched in 2013, Reverb is closing out its second full year in business and is on pace to process more than $120 million in transactions in 2015. […]

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Sweetwater Purchases Mynett Music

Sweetwater Purchases Mynett Music

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chuck Surack, Founder and President of Sweetwater has purchased Mynett Music Company, which will become a part of the Sweetwater family of companies, but will retain its name and location at 3710 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne IN. Chuck Mynett, Owner of Mynett Music Company, having underwent double lung replacement surgery earlier this year, had been looking […]

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Beatles’ Ed Sullivan Debut Drumhead Auctioned Off

Beatles’ Ed Sullivan Debut Drumhead Auctioned Off

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The drumhead from the Beatles’ Ed Sullivan debut was sold recently at Julien’s auction in Beverly Hills, CA, for $2.125 million. It was purchased by Indianapolis Colts owner, Jim Irsay, to be added to his collection of rare guitars and collectibles in Indianapolis IN. This Remo Drumhead with the Beatles’ logo is now the most […]

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