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NAMM Members Swarm Capitol Hill, Defend Music Education

NAMM Members Swarm Capitol Hill, Defend Music Education

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

NAMM Members Advocate For Music Education Music Products Industry Mourns Gene Fresco Zoom NA’s Q8 Handy Video Recorder Orange Amplification’s Bax Bangeetar Guitar Pedal Yamaha Promotes Eaton To Chief Marketing Director Roland Hosts Dual-Coast VIP Showcase Events Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to […]

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Premier Builders Guild Adds Fender Ace Chris Fleming

Premier Builders Guild Adds Fender Ace Chris Fleming

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Premier Builders Guild, a group of U.S.-based boutique guitar and amplifier brands, has announced that industry veteran Chris Fleming has joined the company as its new VP of Design, Development and Sourcing. In his new role, Fleming will oversee all new product development efforts within the company, as well as develop new resources for all […]

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CHAUVET DJ Intimidator Rocks With Grateful Dead Legend Bill Kreutzmann

CHAUVET DJ Intimidator Rocks With Grateful Dead Legend Bill Kreutzmann

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

A founding member of the Grateful Dead, along with Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir and Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, drummer Bill Kreutzmann is still going strong after playing in all of the 2,300 live performances the iconic band made during its lifespan. Kreutzmann showed a large, appreciative crowd that he hasn’t missed a beat when […]

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KHS America Promotes Michael Robinson To Vice President Of Marketing

KHS America Promotes Michael Robinson To Vice President Of Marketing

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

KHS America has announced the promotion of Michael Robinson to Vice President of Marketing. Since his arrival in March 2011, Robinson has made significant contributions to the success of KHS America in the areas of leadership and team development, and in the establishment of customer-centric marketing principles that continue to differentiate the KHS family of brands within […]

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Yorkville Sound Distributing Gibson Pro Audio Brands For Canada

Yorkville Sound Distributing Gibson Pro Audio Brands For Canada

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Yorkville Sound has announced that it is the exclusive Canadian distributor for all Gibson Pro Audio brands, including Stanton Audio, KRK Systems, Cerwin-Vega loudspeakers, Neat Microphones and Cakewalk music software. Gibson Brands was founded in 1894 and it’s headquartered in Nashville TN. “We at Yorkville Sound are thrilled with the addition of the Gibson Pro […]

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Can You Hear Us Now? Emerging Trends Boost Audio Segment’s Growth

Can You Hear Us Now? Emerging Trends Boost Audio Segment’s Growth

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

More so than just about any segment of the music products industry, pro audio permeates every aspect of life. Whether you are in a church, a restaurant, a movie theater, a club or pretty much anywhere else, the chances are pretty good that a pro audio system is shaping your experience. The Music & Sound […]

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MAP: Useful Tool…or Bane of Retailers’ Existence?

MAP: Useful Tool…or Bane of Retailers’ Existence?

| May 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

PRS Guitars’ 30th Anniversary Custom 24 Models D’Addario’s Expanded Award-Winning NYXL Line TC Electronic’s Ditto Stereo Looper On-Stage Stands’ MS9210 And MS9212 Round-Base Models The Retailer Set To Explore MAP Policy In MI Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to advertise your products on […]

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Roland’s JD-Xi Interactive  Analog/Digital  Crossover Synthesizer

Roland’s JD-Xi Interactive Analog/Digital Crossover Synthesizer

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a music market that’s saturated with gear of all shapes and sizes, synthesizers still remain as popular as ever. If the 2015 NAMM Show was any indication, reissues are all the rage; the hottest models of the moment are based on the analog bad boys of yesterday. Last year, Roland, a company still at […]

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Daniel Sennheiser: CEO, Sennheiser electronic

Daniel Sennheiser: CEO, Sennheiser electronic

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the May issue being our annual Pro Audio Issue, The Retailer had to find an executive whose stature—and whose company’s market position—merited him or her gracing our “Five Minutes With” feature. We secured an ideal interviewee in Daniel Sennheiser, who, along with his brother, Dr. Andreas Sennheiser, capably leads Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. […]

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Doing Well and Doing Good: Celebrating The MI Industry’s Charitable And Philanthropic Spirit

Doing Well and Doing Good: Celebrating The MI Industry’s Charitable And Philanthropic Spirit

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are a lot of stories that, as Editor of The Retailer, I write every single year: “Born In The U.S.A.,” “Salute To Lesser-Publicized Music Products,” “Independent Retailer Roundtable” and several others. None of them, however, brings me greater pleasure and psychic income than writing this piece, which we colloquially call “The Good Stuff.” Here, […]

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