Tag: February Issue

Chauvet Launches Products At NAMM

Chauvet Launches Products At NAMM

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chauvet DJ introduced nearly 30 new products and showcased the latest fixtures for musicians and mobile entertainers at the NAMM show last month. To best showcase the latest gear, the 60’x30’ Chauvet booth was constructed using nearly 300 pieces of TRUSST: the versatile, easy-to-use trussing system backed by Chauvet. In addition to the launch of […]

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Only A Nickel

Only A Nickel

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Overview: D’Addario’s XL Nickel Wound Balanced Tension String Sets Specifics: D’Addario’s XL Nickel Wound Balanced Tension string sets have been optimized for greater dynamic control and a more evenly balanced effort while fretting, bending, strumming and picking on guitar, as well as plucking, slapping and bending on bass. Comprised of mathematically optimized string gauge combinations, […]

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Bang The Drum

Bang The Drum

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Overview: KMCMusicorp’s KAT Percussion Line Specifics: KMCMusicorp has introduced the KAT Percussion line of digital drum product, including two new digital drum sets. Each model features an extensive library of studio-grade sounds and effects. In addition, KAT Digital Drum Sets feature good connectivity to a wide variety of devices. The KAT KT1 includes more than […]

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There’s Gold In Them Stores!

There’s Gold In Them Stores!

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

While I was hibernating during the cold winter months, a call came in for me from The Chief. “It is imperative that you search the city of Sacramento for the best selection of bass guitars, and for astounding customer service,” he barked, rousing me from a bleary-eyed cat nap. I came to attention rather rapidly, […]

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Hats Off To Larry’s

Hats Off To Larry’s

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Michelle Loeb When Gabriel O’Brien first joined the payroll as a cashier at Wooster OH’s Larry’s Music Center in 2001, he brought along a valuable perspective—that of the customer. “I was a customer of the store long before I was ever hired,” said O’Brien, who plays guitar, as well as some banjo and mandolin. […]

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Sound Pure Is Making Sweet Music

Sound Pure Is Making Sweet Music

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Durham NC, there’s a new independent music store whose roots go deep in the area’s music history, according to a report from The News & Observer. In 2011, Sound Pure, a Durham audio company, purchased Indoor Storm, a Raleigh music store that sold customized boutique drums and guitars. With the acquisition, Sound Pure took […]

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How Much Do I Love You?

How Much Do I Love You?

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Gene Fresco The five strongest emotions are Survival, Recognition, Love, Sex and Greed. February is the month in which Love prevails. Why? Valentine’s Day! This is the month that people, usually but not necessarily of opposite sexes, express their love. As a child, how many times did you bring home a Valentine’s card to […]

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Some New Year’s Resolutions To Stick To!

Some New Year’s Resolutions To Stick To!

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

By David Hall, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Cutting-Edge Solutions The arrival of 2013 brings a fresh start with wonderful possibilities. Many people make resolutions that focus on personal goals, such as losing weight, quitting smoking, etc. Although it’s a great time to take steps to improve the quality of your life, why not also […]

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Curated Inventory

Curated Inventory

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over the last couple of months, I’ve been talking about the need for each side of the supplier/dealer equation to devote more energy and attention to our respective customers. Now that the Christmas season is in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to look at the way we should move on the road ahead. Surviving retailers […]

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D’Addario Evolves Its Brand Identity

D’Addario Evolves Its Brand Identity

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

After more than four decades, D’Addario is retiring its oval logo in favor of a design more meaningful, which debuted at the NAMM show last month. To create its new brand identity, D’Addario family members and employees devoted a year to self-discovery. The new logo, which is a contemporary evolution of the original, signifies the […]

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