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The Retailer Chats with One of MI’s Most Influential Executives

The Retailer Chats with One of MI’s Most Influential Executives

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fender Introduces The Edge Signature Stratocaster And The Edge Deluxe Amplifier Seymour Duncan Releases The Palladium Gain Stage Effects Pedal Kala Brand Releases The 2016 Collection Of The Elite Ukulele Series The Retailer Presents An In-Depth Interview With Roland’s Jay Wanamaker Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to […]

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In Memoriam – Remo D. Belli

In Memoriam – Remo D. Belli

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

With great sadness, Remo has announced the passing of its Founder and leader, Remo D. Belli. Belli died on Monday due to complications from pneumonia. An innovator, pioneer and icon in the world of percussion, he was an inspirational figure who broke new ground and made a difference in the world. In 1957, he invented […]

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Under The Hood Of Yamaha’s Montage Synthesizer

Under The Hood Of Yamaha’s Montage Synthesizer

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

At the NAMM Show this past January, Yamaha Corp. of America launched more than 100 products, thus ensuring that the venerable company—the world’s largest musical instrument manufacturer—was the talk of the show. But perhaps no product attracted more attention than the Montage synthesizer, which will be in stores on May 6 and which will come […]

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Inventory Control

Inventory Control

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The smaller our stores are, the broader our inventory needs to be. This might seem counterintuitive, but “niche-ing” our stock allows us to serve the actual people who patronize us. That’s how we survive. Those of us with small stores often control inventory with gut instinct. The biggest chains in the industry have sophisticated software […]

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Kate Brady Wins Guitar Center Singer-Songwriter 5

Kate Brady Wins Guitar Center Singer-Songwriter 5

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guitar Center has announced Kate Brady, a Boulder CO native, as the winner of the fifth-annual Guitar Center Singer-Songwriter artist discovery program. As the winner, Brady will receive a career-boosting package that includes the opportunity to record a four-song EP with Grammy-winning producer Ariel Rechtshaid, mentorship from fok singer-songwriter City and Colour, a performance on […]

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How To Find Ways To Be Fulfilled In Retail

How To Find Ways To Be Fulfilled In Retail

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Flex Your Creative Muscles! I’m a guy who loves projects. There’s nothing on earth that I hate more than to be bored. I’m never more excited than I am when I’m learning or tackling something new. Few people in MI know this, but I originally started out wanting to be a painter. After giving up […]

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Focusrite Wins Third Queen’s Award For Enterprise

Focusrite Wins Third Queen’s Award For Enterprise

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Focusrite Audio Engineering Limited, based in High Wycombe, UK, has been awarded the 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade. The award follows seven consecutive years of sustained growth in global business and market share for Focusrite. This is the third time Focusrite has been honored with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, having collected prizes […]

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KMC Ships New Line Of Paiste Cymbals

KMC Ships New Line Of Paiste Cymbals

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

KMC Music has announced that it is now shipping the new line of Paiste Formula 602, Giant Beat and 2002 Sound Edge cymbals to dealers nationwide. The Formula 602 Modern Essentials gains a 22″ Crash and a 24″ Ride. Modern Essentials cymbals were developed in collaboration with Vinnie Colaiuta, based on the venerable Formula 602. The […]

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Music Programs Help to Turn Around Low-Achieving Schools

Music Programs Help to Turn Around Low-Achieving Schools

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

NAMM Foundation Boosts Music Education In High-Risk Schools Bach To Rock To Open New Music Schools, Continuing Expansion Perri’s Premium Seatbelt Guitar Straps Offer Comfort And Security Radial Engineering’s MR5 MIDI Signal Translator Is Now Shipping QSC Extends Financing Program For Rental And Production Clients Kate Brady Named Winner Of GC’s 5th Annual Singer-Songwriter Program […]

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Shine A Light On Maxwell’s House Of Music

Shine A Light On Maxwell’s House Of Music

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maxwell’s House of Music 1710 E. 10th St. Jeffersonville IN 47130 (812) 283-3304 maxwellshouseofmusic.com Mon – Fri: 12pm – 9pm Sat: 10am – 5pm Mark Maxwell, Owner Mark Maxwell grew up in the musical instrument retail business. His parents opened Mom’s Music in Louisville KY, on the border of southern Indiana, in 1981. Maxwell began […]

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