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The March 2019 Digital Edition

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Articles from the March 2019 Issue

Forget All Your Trebles: The Electric Bass Market

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Christian Wissmuller •
  • March 2019
  • Roundtable
• March 15, 2019
Along with drums & percussion, the electric bass is essential in establishing the beat, groove, and harmonic progression of songs in virtually all popular genres of music and beyond: jazz, pop, R&B, rock, funk, metal, punk… In other words, these instruments and the musicians who play them are huge drivers of contemporary culture. Read More...

Eventide H9 MAX Multi-Effects Pedal

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Daniel Sussman •
  • March 2019
  • Top Gear
• March 15, 2019
I consider myself the most freelance of pedal reviewers. I’m lucky enough to have a good friend on the MMR staff who will occasionally offer me the opportunity to write about music gear – a welcome departure from my mundane routine. Read More...

Hercules DG300B Tablet Holder

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Jesse Salucci •
  • March 2019
  • Top Gear
• March 15, 2019
The Hercules Tablet Holder DG300B is lightweight, compatible, and (most importantly) durable tablet holder that can attach to most mic, keyboard, or drum stands. Read More...

MEE audio M6 PRO 2nd Generation

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Christian Wissmuller •
  • March 2019
  • Top Gear
• March 15, 2019
Packaging and promo materials for this second generation update of MEE audio’s popular M6 PRO universal-fit, noise-isolating in-ear monitors promise, “upgraded sound and build quality” and, “more accurate midrange and smoother, more natural treble” (among other tweaks meant to improve the overall user experience). Read More...

Taking DJ Sales Out For A Spin: DJ Customers Have Gone from the Margins of MI to being High-Margin Customers, but They Want to Know You Know Them

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Dan Daley •
  • Features
  • March 2019
• March 14, 2019
If the ultimate drummer diss-joke is “How many people in your band? Five – four musicians and a drummer,” then where does the DJ fit in? Read More...

Wisconsin’s Parrish Music Opens New Store

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Denyce Neilson •
  • Features
  • March 2019
• March 14, 2019
Wisconsin’s Parrish Music has opened a second location, The Harmony Shop, which features gifts, fair trade items, and home goods. Read More...

‘Forgotten’ Add-on Sales? The Guitar & Bass Strap Market in 2019

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Christian Wissmuller •
  • March 2019
  • Survey
• March 14, 2019
With nearly 90 percent (86.3) of participants in this month’s retailer survey claiming that sales of bass and guitar straps are either up or level when compared to 2018, it seems safe to assert that this is one market segment that is thriving – growing, even. Read More...

The New Old School: Vintage Machinery and Capacitors are Key for CE Distribution

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Victoria Wasylak •
  • Issue Articles
  • March 2019
• March 14, 2019
In 2019, let’s face it: new technology is one of the easiest, sure-fire ways to reel in attention no matter what market you’re in. Take almost any item made in a factory, add on a handful of new touches, and consumers will line up (or, at the very least, tune into livestreams) to see the new version that’s faster, bigger, more durable, and most likely, more expensive. Read More...

Crush Drums Kicks It With Style

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Denyce Neilson •
  • Issue Articles
  • March 2019
• March 14, 2019
Crush Drums and Percussion made a big splash when it was launched at the 2011 Winter NAMM show, where the company was awarded numerous accolades as a “Company to Watch.” This recognition, as it turned out, was a well-deserved prediction. Read More...

Money’s on the Table

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Christian Wissmuller •
  • Editorial
  • March 2019
• March 14, 2019
Valued at $421.4 million in 2018 with an expected growth rate of CAGR (compound annual growth rate) 7.6 percent by 2028 (Market.us, January, 2019), the advancement of the DJ equipment market is certainly not showing signs of slowing down. Read More...

Trust: When Does Trust Actually Develop in a Business Relationship?

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Menzie Pittman •
  • March 2019
  • Small Business Matters
• March 14, 2019
Most musicians would agree there is nothing more important to us than our hearing and, along those lines, I recently had my hearing checked. Read More...

How is Caring Measured?

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Victoria Wasylak •
  • March 2019
  • The Sound of Money
• March 14, 2019
When my son was growing up in NYC he was obsessed with the New York Knicks and coach Pat Riley. Many say Riley is on the top-10 list of all-time best basketball coaches. Read More...
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