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CHAUVET DJ’s Halloween Scream Test Scares Up Attention

CHAUVET DJ’s Halloween Scream Test Scares Up Attention

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

CHAUVET DJ is looking for DJs who want to have a frightfully good time being a part of the annual Halloween video produced by the company’s marketing team. DJs who think they have what it takes to give people the creeps or to scare them witless are invited to submit an appropriately ghoulish or horrifying […]

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MOD Kits DIY’s MOD102+ Tube Amp Kit

MOD Kits DIY’s MOD102+ Tube Amp Kit

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

MOD Kits DIY’s MOD102+ tube amp kit expands on the same all-analog vacuum tube classic American circuit design, combined with a British-style Class A output section, as the original MOD102; however, it adds some special “+” features. These special features include a three-position progressive toggle switch for off-standby-power and additional push-pull functionality for each control: […]

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Peavey’s Dark Matter Speaker Enclosures

Peavey’s Dark Matter Speaker Enclosures

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Peavey Electronics has introduced its Dark Matter speaker enclosures. According to the company, due to the Dark Matter series’ new advanced DSP-equipped power section, the products outperform existing enclosures. These high-SPL enclosures feature modern styling and come in four available models: the DM 112, DM 115, DM 118 Subwoofer and DM 115 Subwoofer. The Dark […]

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VOX’s VX I And VX II Modeling Guitar Amplifiers

VOX’s VX I And VX II Modeling Guitar Amplifiers

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Korg USA’s family of brands, which encompasses well-respected names that the company manufactures and those that it distributes, is enviable throughout the music products industry. Even among this bevy of beloved brands, though, VOX stands out for its innovation, product quality and price-to-performance ratio. And that’s why, this month, The Retailer’s shining a spotlight on […]

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Rise Of The Millenials

Rise Of The Millenials

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mary Meeker, a venture capitalist at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, released her annual report on Internet trends at the end of May. The report is widely anticipated and provides a thorough (197 presentation slides, each one worthy of digestion and discussion) snapshot of today’s numbers as compared to previous benchmarks from 1995 on. The full […]

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8 Essential Strengths: Of FrontLine Salespeople

8 Essential Strengths: Of FrontLine Salespeople

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Once you get past the part of getting your customer’s attention and motivating him or her to drive over to your store, the next phase in the sales cycle is focused on engaging that customer and persuading him or her to want to do business with you. Regardless of whether you like it, you’re being […]

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Summertime Sizzlers: Highlighting The Hot Debuts Set To Scorch Music City

Summertime Sizzlers: Highlighting The Hot Debuts Set To Scorch Music City

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

When our editorial staff surveys you, our loyal readers, each year about what features and types of coverage you most highly value, one message is consistently conveyed: you absolutely love reading about the super cool new products that our industry’s manufacturers dream up. That’s one reason why, twice a year, The Retailer brings you our […]

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MI Spy Plays 20 Questions

MI Spy Plays 20 Questions

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was a great day for a drive to Silicon Valley, burgeoning hub of the modern technology boom and the location of massive, world-renowned headquarters that include the Facebook and Google campuses. Although I hit a couple of snags while taking 880 down, that wasn’t a surprise. Actually, 880 is almost always bad, and it’s […]

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Dave Dunwoodie: President, Graph Tech Guitar Labs Ltd.

Dave Dunwoodie: President, Graph Tech Guitar Labs Ltd.

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the past several years, if there’s one thing that virtually all brick-and-mortar music products dealers have agreed on in conversations with The Retailer, it’s that the accessories category has become incredibly important to the success of their stores. Indeed, I’ve heard the phrase “musical hardware store” more than once as a descriptor for the […]

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Poison in the Well

Poison in the Well

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

A couple years ago, I found myself continually at odds with several staff members at our store. As we often find in any organization, there was poison in the well. It was affecting the mood of our whole store, and I was desperate to find the source. Although the store’s Owner, Brad Shreve, tried to […]

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