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Rundgren To Receive Les Paul Award At TEC Awards

Rundgren To Receive Les Paul Award At TEC Awards

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Musician, record producer and electronic music revolutionary Todd Rundgren will be honored with the prestigious Les Paul Award at the 29th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards. The awards recognize outstanding achievement in professional audio technology and production and will be presented Friday, January 24 at the Anaheim Hilton during the 2014 NAMM show in […]

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Sabian Announces New ‘Cymbal Up’ Offer

Sabian Announces New ‘Cymbal Up’ Offer

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Everybody knows it can be tough to let go of cymbals that have served you well for years and years, but there comes a time when you have no choice. So, what to do with your old metal? Well, a new offer will let you trade it for brand new Sabian cymbals. For a limited […]

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Gibson Guitar Corp. Becomes Gibson Brands

Gibson Guitar Corp. Becomes Gibson Brands

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Gibson name is about more than just guitars and, now, its name reflects that fact. To represent Gibson’s growing selection of products and evolving lifestyle orientation, Gibson Guitar Corp. has become Gibson Brands. “Of course, the Gibson Guitar Corp. remains a vital, and crucially important, division of Gibson Brands,” Gibson Brands Chairman and CEO […]

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Sweetwater Presents GearFest ’13

Sweetwater Presents GearFest ’13

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sweetwater, the third-largest retailer of musical instruments and pro-audio in the U.S., will present GearFest ’13, a celebration of musicians and the instruments and equipment they use to make music. GearFest ’13 takes place on Friday, June 21 from 9am to 6pm, and Saturday, June 22 from 9am to 5pm, at 5501 US Hwy 30 […]

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MIAC Show Returns To Toronto For 2013

MIAC Show Returns To Toronto For 2013

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Music Industries Association of Canada (MIAC) has announced the preliminary details for the upcoming 42nd annual MIAC Show, held in conjunction with The PAL Show for the production technologies sector. This year’s event will take place September 8 to 9 at the International Centre in Toronto, and will feature a number of new initiatives […]

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Korg USA Appointed Exclusive Blackstar Distributor in Canada

Korg USA Appointed Exclusive Blackstar Distributor in Canada

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Korg USA has announced that, as a result of its efforts thus far to build the brand in the U.S., it has been appointed the exclusive distributor for Blackstar products in Canada. Korg USA will be handling all shipping and logistics out of Canadian warehousing facilities and will offer Canadian dealers the same level of […]

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D’Addario & Company Opens D’Addario China

D’Addario & Company Opens D’Addario China

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Based in New York, but grabbing market share around the world, D’Addario & Company has announced the formation of D’Addario China. Established in Shanghai and fully owned by D’Addario, D’Addario China will manage sales and marketing of the company’s products throughout the mainland. To manage this effort, Jack Jin has been hired as D’Addario China’s Market […]

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Music & Arts Opens Instrument Repair, Distribution Center

Music & Arts Opens Instrument Repair, Distribution Center

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Music & Arts has opened a newly constructed 112,000-square-foot musical instrument repair, refurbishment and distribution center near the company’s Frederick MD headquarters. More than 100 full-time employees, plus another 40 providing seasonal help, will occupy the space. This facility has allowed Music & Arts to enhance its repair and refurbishment capabilities. The facility includes a […]

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Shogo Hayashi Named President Of Hoshino USA

Shogo Hayashi Named President Of Hoshino USA

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Shogo Hayashi has been named President of Hoshino USA Inc., effective April 15. He succeeds Bill Reim, who will now serve the company as its CEO. Hayashi started his career with Hoshino Japan (Hoshino Gakki Co. Ltd.) as a Sales Representative in the Tokyo metro area. A promotion to Assistant Manager of Product Planning soon […]

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MI Manufacturer Network Group Is Established

MI Manufacturer Network Group Is Established

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Namba Gear has announced the formation of NAMBACKER B2B, an MI manufacturer/distributor business-to-business networking group. Two industry veterans launched the network at the 2013 NAMM show. Woody Moran is Owner of Namba Gear, a bag and accessory company. John Maher owns Maher Marketing, a strategy and production company. The two first met 30 years ago […]

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