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Sax And Violins In Tucson

Sax And Violins In Tucson

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Neither Michael Faltin nor his wife, Leslie, dreamed of becoming business owners. He was a band director, musician and former member of the Drum Corps. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. However, when Michael began teaching music in the local middle schools, “I was frustrated with music store choices in our town and saw […]

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113 Years Of NAMM

113 Years Of NAMM

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here you are at the NAMM show again. Did you know that NAMM is 113 years old? There was a book published in 2001 called NAMM 100th: A Century of Service to the Music Products Industry, written by Jane Freundel Levey. The reason I know this is I have a copy of the coffee-table book […]

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Beat Your Competitors At Their Own Game

Beat Your Competitors At Their Own Game

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whether you realize it or not, your competition is watching you. They scrutinize your activities and look at your strengths and weaknesses. They take this information and adapt it to drive their own sales and marketing efforts. More importantly, they look at your weaknesses to try to develop ways to woo customers away from you. […]

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Guitar Center and Behringer Play Hardball

Guitar Center and Behringer Play Hardball

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

I’m sure most of you caught the news in mid-May that Guitar Center served Behringer walking papers, dropping its products and terminating the business relationship. It seems our industry’s largest brick-and-mortar chain is fed up with, as the quote read, “Behringer’s revision to untenable business terms late last year and a continuous history of attempting […]

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Cerwin-Vega!’s P1000X Powered Loudspeaker

Cerwin-Vega!’s P1000X Powered Loudspeaker

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cerwin-Vega! By Gibson’s P1000X 10-inch Powered Loudspeaker is the latest addition to its P-Series Powered Loudspeaker Line. It can serve as a single speaker for a small venue, be daisy-chained for larger venues needing more coverage and SPL or be side-mounted as a floor monitor. Featuring the same controls as the P1500X, the P1000X is […]

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KRK Systems’ ROKIT G3 Studio Monitor Series

KRK Systems’ ROKIT G3 Studio Monitor Series

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

KRK Systems by Gibson’s ROKIT G3 Studio Monitor Series is available with 5-inch, 6-inch or 8-inch drivers. This line of 2-way active monitors features a lightweight yellow composite woofer that achieves outstanding dynamics. Its unique tuning process treats the woofer, cabinet and port as a single, integrated whole that provides vocal clarity with extended bass […]

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Kluson’s Two-Pin 19:1 Tuners

Kluson’s Two-Pin 19:1 Tuners

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new Kluson two-pin 19:1 tuners are a die-cast direct replacement/upgrade for Fender 1988 to current production instruments, excluding reissues and left-handed models. Upgrade your right-handed American Standard series, 1988 and newer Strat Plus series and Standard series instruments, with both locking and non-locking formats available. This recent design enables any owner of these three […]

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Hal Leonard’s M4 Campaign

Hal Leonard’s M4 Campaign

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

At Summer NAMM, Hal Leonard unveils its M4 Campaign, which encourages dealers to get started in the Mobile Music Making Market. The company has put together a bundle with the bestselling products from companies such as IK Multimedia, Griffin, Alesis, Line 6, M-Audio, Samson, JamHub and others. The M4 Campaign from Hal Leonard takes the […]

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On-Stage’s U-Mount Powerbanks

On-Stage’s U-Mount Powerbanks

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

On-Stage presents its line of Powerbanks at Summer NAMM. Like other Powerbanks, the On-Stage version is a portable external battery that is used as backup power for your mobile and/or digital device. There’s no longer a need to scramble for power outlets, as this compact Powerbank adds hours of power. Its small size allows you […]

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St. Blues’ 30th Anniversary Bluescaster

St. Blues’ 30th Anniversary Bluescaster

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Blues presents the 30th Anniversary Bluescaster, with only 14 to be built. Specs: double cutaway Bluesmaster body in alder; 25.5-inch neck scale length with maple/maple or maple/pau ferro fingerboards; finished in pearl white nitro-cellulose (pearl signifying 30th anniversary) with tortoise shell binding. Routed for two Lollar mini humbucker pickups (Lollar Firebird in bridge position; […]

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