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Uli Behringer Awarded as Global Audio Industry Leader

Uli Behringer Awarded as Global Audio Industry Leader

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Uli Behringer, Founder of BEHRINGER and head of MUSIC, was recently honored as recipient of the 2016 Global Audio Industry Leader Award at the annual PALM Sound & Light Awards show in Mumbai, India. He was recognized for “his visionary leadership and contribution to the professional audio industry by way of breakthrough technologies and products that […]

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Hal Leonard Announces New Majority Investor

Hal Leonard Announces New Majority Investor

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Seidler Equity Partners, a private investment firm, has acquired a majority interest in Hal Leonard. The move came as Hal Leonard CEO Keith Mardak began his estate planning. Wanting to insure the long-term financial growth of Hal Leonard, Mardak and his wife, Mary Vandenberg, a former Hal Leonard Vice President and current shareholder, started looking […]

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Management Changes Grab Music Industry Headlines

Management Changes Grab Music Industry Headlines

| June 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

NAMM Announces Music Industry Day For June 25 Roland Supports Children’s Music Foundation Benefit Gala Sabian Adds Vanguard Cymbals To Remastered HH Series Source Audio Has Released The L.A. Lady Overdrive Effects Pedal Sweetwater Announces Has Created A New Management Position Parasher Named President Of HARMAN Professional Solutions Div. Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should […]

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Want a Sneak Peek at the Products Debuting at Summer NAMM?

Want a Sneak Peek at the Products Debuting at Summer NAMM?

| June 16, 2016 | 1 Comment

Alfred Music’s “An American Approach to World Percussion” Casio’s GP-400BK CELVIANO Grand Hybrid Model Ernie Ball Music Man’s 40th Anniversary “Old Smoothie” StingRay Bass DigiTech By HARMAN’s Whammy Ricochet Effect Pedal The Retailer’s Summer NAMM New Product Spotlight’s Coming Your Way! Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something you think should be on Vnewsletter? click here   Want to […]

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Guitar Center Appoints New President

Guitar Center Appoints New President

| June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guitar Center has appointed Ron Japinga to the position of President, effective June 15. The announcement was made by Darrell Webb, Guitar Center Chief Executive Officer, and further underscores the company’s ongoing evolution and expansion. In his new position, Japinga will oversee and manage all aspects of Guitar Center’s business and work closely with GC’s […]

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Experience PRS 2016 — Music, Guitars & Record Attendance

Experience PRS 2016 — Music, Guitars & Record Attendance

| June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Experience PRS 2016, PRS Guitars’ eighth open house event, saw an impressive roster of A-list artists, plus a few special guests, and record attendance of guitar and music lovers from around the world. The event kicked off at the PRS shop in Stevensville MD on Friday, June 3, with a VIP event for PRS Signature […]

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Universal Percussion Drops Lawsuit Against Avedis Zildjian

Universal Percussion Drops Lawsuit Against Avedis Zildjian

| June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Universal Percussion, distributor of Wuhan cymbals, has voluntarily dismissed the trademark infringement action it filed against Avedis Zildjian last month relating to Avedis Zildjian’s allegedly unauthorized use of Universal Percussion’s S mark. After discussions between principals of the two companies, Universal Percussion has accepted that Avedis Zildjian adopted its stylized “S” for a new line […]

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SLM Offers AP Accessory Program

SLM Offers AP Accessory Program

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

As we approach the busy back-to-school season, St. Louis Music’s dealer-friendly accessory program with limited-time specials is once again coming into effect. For the month of June, St Louis Music will reduce the buy-in amount for their accessory program from $1,000 to $500. Buying in to SLM’s “AP” accessory program will allot the follow benefits: $50 […]

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GearFest ’16 Brings The Heat

GearFest ’16 Brings The Heat

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sweetwater will present GearFest ’16, a celebration of musicians and the instruments and audio gear they use to make and record music, on Friday, June 17, from 9 am-6 pm, and Saturday, June 18, from 9 am-5 pm, at the Sweetwater campus: 5501 U.S. Hwy. 30 W., Fort Wayne IN. GearFest is free and open […]

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PRS Guitars’ S2 Vela

PRS Guitars’ S2 Vela

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The guitar segment of the music products market boasts a number of brands whose names have become synonymous with rock ‘n’ roll and musical virtuosity. Few guitar makers, however, have cultivated the reputation for quality and craftsmanship that imbue three letters: PRS. Founded by Paul Reed Smith in 1985, Stevensville MD-based PRS Guitars is a […]

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