Supplier Scene

Fashion designer John Varvatos has debuted a fifth New York City location of his clothing store in the Westfield World Trade Center mall, hiring Essential Communications of East Hanover, New Jersey to install devices from Ashly Audio for the sound system in the shop.  

Read more: New John Varvatos Location Installs Ashly Audio Devices

Supplier Scene

System of a Down recently used KLANG:technologies' 3D monitor mixing system during their 2017 European summer tour.

Read more: System of a Down Uses KLANG:technologies Devices on Tour

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At this year's American Country Music Honors on September 15, the live show used 20 channels of Shure Axient Digital wireless as the default microphone system. 

Read more: American Country Music Honors Uses Shure Fixtures


Korg USA, Inc. has announced an upgrade to its sales management leadership group. Matt Phillips, a veteran employee of eight years at Korg USA, Inc. has been promoted to the new role of director of Sales.

Read more: Korg USA Promotes Phillips to Executive Sales Position

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On the Dropkick Murphys' current tour with Rancid, both bands have been using CHAUVET Professional Maverick and Rogue devices, all fixtures supplied by JDI Productions.

Read more: Dropkick Murphys and Rancid Use CHAUVET Fixtures on Joint Tour

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Zoom Corporation has announced a new collaboration with Sennheiser.

Read more: Zoom Corporation Partners with Sennheiser

Trade Regrets

On September 14th, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino:

Music publishing pioneer Ed Murphy passed away on September 1.  

Read more: Trade Regrets: Ed Murphy

Supplier Scene

In an effort to help raise awareness and funds for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief efforts, D'Angelico Guitars is hosting a giveaway for customers who donate to the Red Cross

Read more: D'Angelico Guitars Hosts Giveaway to Raise Funds for Hurricane Relief Efforts


On September 15th, Sammy Ash of Sam Ash Music Corp. updated MMR with the information that six of the seven Sam Ash stores affected by the recent hurricanes had opened at regular hours that day and that the company's warehouse opened and started shipping out on the 13th. "We are 95 percent operational," he said.

Read more: Area Sam Ash Stores Rebounding from Recent Storms

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As of Tuesday, September 12, Chauvet has reopened its Florida facility, resuming operations in its warehouse as well as its support, sales, service and product development departments following Hurricane Irma. 

Read more: Chauvet Reopens Florida Facility Following Hurricane Irma

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