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Dealers, Vendors Eagerly Await Music & Sound Award Nominations

Dealers, Vendors Eagerly Await Music & Sound Award Nominations

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fender’s Adam Clayton Jazz Bass Guitar ADJ’s VF Series Of Fog And Snow Machines String Swing’s Cool Accessory Products Martin Professional’s RUSH DC 1 Aqua LED Fixture San Diego’s Greene Music CEO Set To Retire It’s Music & Sound Awards Time Once Again! Hosted by Jill Nicolini Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be […]

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Greene Music Sold To Music Exchange, CEO Mike Greene Retires

Greene Music Sold To Music Exchange, CEO Mike Greene Retires

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Mike Greene, longtime owner of San Diego CA’s Greene Music, is retiring effective January 2015, having sold the music store that bears his family name to Music Exchange, a multi-location retailer based in northern California. Music Exchange has agreed to keep Greene Music’s current sales team intact.   “If being surrounded by a team […]

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Jackson Guitars, The Music Zoo Host Clinic Featuring Megadeth Bassist

Jackson Guitars, The Music Zoo Host Clinic Featuring Megadeth Bassist

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jackson guitars and The Music Zoo (Roslyn NY) hosted a clinic featuring Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick, who discussed their Jackson signature bass and guitar models on November 12 at the Music Zoo: one of Long Island NY’s most prominent music retailers. The intimate event also commemorated Ellefson’s 50th birthday, and featured performances and storytelling […]

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QSC Joins The Omacro.com Reseller Product Network

QSC Joins The Omacro.com Reseller Product Network

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

QSC has announced it is now part of the omacro.com Reseller Product Network, offering QSC dealers the ability to get the most up-to-date product and pricing information in a timely and recognizable format. Developed by a team of manufacturing and retail-management professionals, omacro.com is a free, social, Web-based platform that allows QSC to enter data one time […]

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Craig Denny Promoted To VP, Band & Orchestra

Craig Denny Promoted To VP, Band & Orchestra

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Louis Music has announced the promotion of Craig Denny to the newly created position of Vice President, Band & Orchestra. In this new role, Denny will be focusing band and orchestra instruments and accessories into one division, adding to an already impressive list of duties. “Craig has shown a ‘do what it takes’ attitude […]

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MAN OH Mandolin

MAN OH Mandolin

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Acoustic instruments have come back strong. It’s only fitting, since the economy’s been lousy for several years and acoustic instruments are cheap, easy ways to entertain oneself and others without amplifiers and electric bills…or roadies lugging extra gear around! The ukulele started this trend and, now, thanks to artists like Mumford & Sons, as well […]

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Jason Hou CEO, VocoPro

Jason Hou CEO, VocoPro

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

This month, The Retailer presents a conversation with Jason Hou, CEO of VocoPro, whose history in the industry stretches back well over two decades. In this intimate yet expansive conversation, Hou delves into his own background relative to the music and audio industries, as well as the creation and ascendance of VocoPro, which was founded […]

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A Modern Classic

A Modern Classic

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Although Carter Vintage Guitars is a relatively new addition to the Nashville music scene, Co-Owners Walter and Christie Carter have been involved in the music business for 25 years. Since moving to Nashville straight out of college in 1971, Walter worked as a musician, songwriter and journalist, not to mention having authored a dozen books […]

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And Now For Something  Completely Different

And Now For Something Completely Different

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Retailer’s Annual Salute To Lesser-Publicized Music Products Here at The Retailer, we know that the owners, operators and managers of full-line music stores like yours are interested in all the “marquee” products that get lots of ink in every industry trade magazine: products like Fender’s latest electric, Peavey’s newest amp, Taylor’s brand new acoustic […]

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AN <strong>Eco-</strong>Friendly Approach

AN Eco-Friendly Approach

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

One Music Retailer Is Leading The Charge “Going green” is not a trend: it’s an operational way of life that rewards not only the environment, but also the livelihood of many industries. Particularly in music retail, the advantages of eco-friendly processes are evident through waste reduction, cost savings, positive customer perception and more. Although these […]

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