Tag: Guitar Center

Mics To Make The Heart Sing

Mics To Make The Heart Sing

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

For me, the quest for the perfect vocal mic to suit diverse live and recording situations is life-long. For that reason, I, as the MI Spy, was the ideal candidate to infiltrate the San Francisco Bay Area music scene. When buying a mic, there’s the question of how the frequency response works for a particular […]

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MI Company Proposes Plant Closure, Citing Redundancies

MI Company Proposes Plant Closure, Citing Redundancies

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guitar Center Opens A Retail Location In Selden, New York NAMM’s Top 100 Dealers Soon To Be Celebrated In Nashville Blizzard Lighting’s Solar Cell LED Fixture Features Blinder Effects VocoPro Delivers Digital SD/USB Recorder With Mic/Line Mixer St. Louis Music Celebrates Record First-Quarter Sales Figures Citing Tannoy Redundancies, MUSIC Proposes Plant Closure Vnewsletter Sign-up Got […]

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Celebrating ‘The Good Stuff’ Going On In The MI Industry

Celebrating ‘The Good Stuff’ Going On In The MI Industry

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Given how easy it is for all of us—retailers, manufacturers, reps and journalists alike—to focus solely on the next quarter, the next meeting or the next issue, it’s important to remind ourselves now and then that there are causes larger than ourselves and our businesses. Whether it’s a research hospital that treats deadly diseases, an […]

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Guitar Center Opens Selden NY Store

Guitar Center Opens Selden NY Store

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guitar Center recently celebrated the grand opening of its newest retail location, covering 11,000 square feet in Selden NY, the company’s 272nd brick-and-mortar location. The grand opening took place April 21, at 201 Independence Plaza, Selden NY 11784. The Selden location features modern showrooms equipped with the latest products for musicians—from guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments […]

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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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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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Universal Percussion Files Lawsuit Against Guitar Center

Universal Percussion Files Lawsuit Against Guitar Center

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Universal Percussion, Inc., headquartered in Columbiana OH, has filed a lawsuit against Westlake Village CA-based Guitar Center, accusing the music retail mega-chain of engaging in bait-and-switch selling tactics that caused Universal Percussion to lose out on sales of its WUHAN-branded cymbals and gongs in Guitar Center stores. Universal Percussion has owned exclusive rights to the […]

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Guitar Center Continues To Expand Its Retail Footprint

Guitar Center Continues To Expand Its Retail Footprint

| March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sabian Forges Expanded Partnership With St. Louis Music Guitar Center Opens Store in Moreno Valley CA Zoom North America’s G5n Multi-Effects Processor For Guitarists Mackie’s ProDX Series Of Ultra-Compact Digital Mixers Main Drag Music Is The First U.S. Retailer To Carry RightOn! Straps Percussion Marketing Council Details International Drum Month Plans Vnewsletter Sign-up Got something […]

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2015: The Year In Review

2015: The Year In Review

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Retailers Report On The Successes & Challenges That Last Year Brought As the music products industry was putting the finishing touches on yet another year, The Music & Sound Retailer reached out to four retailers to get not only their take on 2015, but also their hopes and predictions for the year ahead. The four […]

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‘Boroughing’ Into Brooklyn

‘Boroughing’ Into Brooklyn

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

New York City might be known as the financial capital of the world, but the city’s financial titans—and just about everybody else—are powered by NYC’s music. The city’s boroughs are bursting with music artists, musicals and concerts. Nearly everyone recommends to tourists that they see something related to music. And, because New York City is […]

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