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Celebrate Me Home: Praising our Industry’s Very Best with our Annual Music & Sound Awards

Celebrate Me Home: Praising our Industry’s Very Best with our Annual Music & Sound Awards

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

  There is no greater pleasure for me, as Editor of The Retailer, than to celebrate the music products industry’s best and brightest: from the most innovative manufacturers and new products to leaders in community service and corporate citizenship. There’s no greater acknowledgement in MI than to receive a Music & Sound Award: the most […]

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Exclusive To The Retailer: More On The Korg USA/Dean Markley Partnership

Exclusive To The Retailer: More On The Korg USA/Dean Markley Partnership

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Yesterday, The Music & Sound Retailer exclusively reported that Korg USA, as of January 1, will be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Dean Markley’s line of guitar strings, pickups, picks and polishing accessories. We now have additional details about this relationship, which transcends a simple distribution arrangement and, in fact, is really a long-term […]

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On-Stage Worldwide Announces Agreement With SF Marketing

On-Stage Worldwide Announces Agreement With SF Marketing

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On-Stage Worldwide has announced a three-year agreement with SF Marketing (SFM), according to which SFM will be the exclusive distributor for the full line of On-Stage products in Canada. Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, On-Stage Worldwide is the international arm of the On-Stage product family, which includes its On-Stage Stands brand. All together, the […]

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Prof. Dr. Jörg Sennheiser Hands Over Chairmanship

Prof. Dr. Jörg Sennheiser Hands Over Chairmanship

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Having recently turned 70 years old, Prof. Dr. Jörg Sennheiser is handing over the Chair of the supervisory board of Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG to Dr. Frank Heinricht, as of January 1, 2015. Since joining the family-owned company in 1976, Sennheiser’s contribution has been instrumental to the company’s success and has paved the […]

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Fender’s  Dee Dee Ramone Precision Bass Guitar

Fender’s Dee Dee Ramone Precision Bass Guitar

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fender has announced the Dee Dee Ramone Precision Bass guitar, based on the instrument Ramone played with seminal punk rock band. The bass guitar, making its debut at the “Dee Dee Ramone Exhibition,” located at New York City’s famed Hotel Chelsea from yesterday to January 1, will be available for sale at authorized Fender dealers and on www.fender.com on January […]

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CHAUVET DJ’s Motion Orb

CHAUVET DJ’s Motion Orb

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Motion Orb from CHAUVET DJ, a versatile décor effect, transforms parties, dances and other events with its string of 55 individual RGB pixel-mappable, color-changing and strobing LED orbs. Available in standard 2-meter length strings, but expandable to 3 meters and 4 meters  with optional extensions, the Motion Orb can be hung like a curtain, […]

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The Latest From The ‘Step Up To Yamaha’ Promotion

The Latest From The ‘Step Up To Yamaha’ Promotion

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha has announced that as part of its Step Up to Yamaha promotion—now in its 11th year—customers, through December 31, can receive $50 or $100 rebates (via a Visa Gift Card) on qualifying Yamaha wind and string instruments during the holiday season when they purchase a new instrument from a participating Step Up to Yamaha […]

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Hal Leonard Adds Online Backing Tracks To Sheets

Hal Leonard Adds Online Backing Tracks To Sheets

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

  New Hal Leonard sheets with free online play-along tracks feature arrangements for piano and voice with guitar chord frames. The melody is presented in the right hand of the piano part, as well as in the vocal line. These sheets include access to online recordings of professional backing tracks, so musicians can play along […]

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CHAUVET DJ Launches Its New GigBAR IRC

CHAUVET DJ Launches Its New GigBAR IRC

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

    A traveling all-in-one lightshow package, the GigBAR IRC from CHAUVET DJ includes four different, very popular effects that all mount together on one convenient bar: a pair of LED pars, a pair of LED derbies, a red-and-green laser and four LED strobes. Ideal for DJs, bands and mobile entertainers, this multi-fixture setup is […]

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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 of talented, […]

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