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2015: The Year In Review

2015: The Year In Review

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Retailers Report On The Successes & Challenges That Last Year Brought As the music products industry was putting the finishing touches on yet another year, The Music & Sound Retailer reached out to four retailers to get not only their take on 2015, but also their hopes and predictions for the year ahead. The four […]

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In Memoriam: Rose L. Shure

In Memoriam: Rose L. Shure

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

With great sadness, Shure Inc. has announced the death of the company’s Chairman, Rose L. Shure. She died peacefully at her home. For more than 60 years, Shure served as an inspiration to all Shure employees, both past and present. She was a role model for Shure’s core values and basic principles—created by her husband and the […]

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‘Boroughing’ Into Brooklyn

‘Boroughing’ Into Brooklyn

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

New York City might be known as the financial capital of the world, but the city’s financial titans—and just about everybody else—are powered by NYC’s music. The city’s boroughs are bursting with music artists, musicals and concerts. Nearly everyone recommends to tourists that they see something related to music. And, because New York City is […]

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Five Minutes With…Fred Gretsch

Five Minutes With…Fred Gretsch

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Each year, for The Retailer’s big NAMM Show Issue, the editorial team and I try to find a “Five Minutes With” interview subject whose stature in the music products industry befits appearing as the centerpiece of our biggest, most important issue of the year. In the past, we’ve welcomed Sennheiser’s Greg Beebe and Taylor Guitars’ Kurt Listug. […]

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CTV@NAMM’16 – MXL Innovation

CTV@NAMM’16 – MXL Innovation

| January 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

MXL is showcasing alternate versions of some of their most popular microphones. These include the Genesis Tube Mic, Genesis Fet Solid-State Condenser Mic, R-144 Ribbon Mic and 990 Condenser Mic, plus others.

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CTV@NAMM’16 – Eventide debutes SpaceTime

CTV@NAMM’16 – Eventide debutes SpaceTime

| January 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Eventide pays homage to Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. The SpaceTime multi-effect algorithm combines modulation, 2 delays and reverb into 1 easy-to-use effect. The delays are based on Eventide’s Vintage Delay algorithm from the TimeFactor pedal.

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CTV@NAMM’16 – PRS Guitars CE-24 Bolt-On

CTV@NAMM’16 – PRS Guitars CE-24 Bolt-On

| January 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

PRS Guitars brings the bolt-on platform back to their main lineup. It pairs PRS’s traditional body combination of a mahogany back and maple top with a bolt-on maple neck and rosewood fretboard. The pattern thin neck with satin nitro finish has a natural feel.

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CTV@NAMM’16 – D’Addario Nickel Bronze NY Series

CTV@NAMM’16 – D’Addario Nickel Bronze NY Series

| January 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The strings feature a combination of nickel-plated phosphor bronze wrapped around a high carbon NY steel core. They’re engineered to bring out the unique tonal characteristics of any guitar, and to allow its natural voice to shine through.

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ConventionTV at NAMM 2016 | DAY 3

ConventionTV at NAMM 2016 | DAY 3

| January 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

See and Hear What’s Happening NOW on Day Three at The NAMM Show ’16 in Anaheim, California! SPONSORS DR Handmade Strings Eventide Galaxy Audio, Inc. KMC Music Korg USA Peavey Electronics Synthax Incorporated TASCAM U.S Band & Orchestra Supplies Inc. Zoom North America

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CTV@NAMM ’16 Audio-Technica’s E Series Headphones

CTV@NAMM ’16 Audio-Technica’s E Series Headphones

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Audio-Technica’s E Series offers professional-quality sound monitoring in a comfortable, in-ear form factor. E-Series headphones are compatible with A-T’s M2 and M3 in-ear monitor wireless systems.

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