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Fireplay’s Whitehouse and Smith Power Jason Aldean’s Tour With CHAUVET Professional

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• June 4, 2019
Jason Aldean’s Ride All Night tour uses CHAUVET Professional Rogue RH1 Hybrid fixtures, as specified by lighting designers Nick Whitehouse and Dom Smith and creative producer Kelly Sticksel. Read More...

Fishman, Arturia, and MIND Music Labs Create a State of the ArtSynth Guitar in 30 Days

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • MMR Global
  • Upfront
• June 4, 2019
British mega band MUSEis currently on tour promoting their latest album Simulation Theory performing in sold out stadiums all over the world. Each night frontman and guitarist Matt Bellamy brings out a one of a kind guitar with a special history to play the song, “The Dark Side.”  Read More...

Horn Powers Maribou State Tour With ChamSys

Victoria Wasylak •
  • MMR Global
  • Supplier Scene
• June 3, 2019
Simon Horn, the owner of Purple Lighting, recently used his ChamSys Stadium MagicQ MQ500 console when working with Maribou State at their sold-out Brixton show and "Kingdoms in Colour" tour. Read More...

Nichols Tours Retailers with Signature Blackstar Series 

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• June 3, 2019
With the release of his limited-edition Jared James Nichols JJN-20RH MkII signature valve amplifier with matching JJN-212VOC MkII cabinet, the guitarist has taken his new customized HT20R MkII out on the road, visiting a variety of local retailers to promote his new branded Blackstar amp. Read More...

NAMM to Hold ‘Tariff Update Webinar: The 411 on Submitting Comments, Requesting Exemptions and Registering to Testify’

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• June 3, 2019
On the heels of the May 13 notice from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative proposing a new harmonized tariff schedule for approximately $300 billion worth of imports from China, of which, includes musical instruments, NAMM will present “Tariff Update Webinar: The 411 on Submitting Comments, Requesting Exemptions and Registering to Testify.”  Read More...

Howard Gives Woman’s Hour Emotive Sendoff Via ChamSys-Powered Lightshow

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• May 31, 2019
Following the release of their studio album Ephyra, Woman’s Hour brought their musical journey to a close with a final show in their hometown of London before parting ways to work on separate projects. The band performed a farewell concert at London’s The Dome in Tufnell Park on Friday March 22. Created by David Howard, and based entirely on lighting, their production design for the show was controlled by a ChamSys MagicQ MQ80 console. Read More...

Gamechanger Audio Motor Synth Crowdfunding Campaign Fully Funded in 10 Minutes

Victoria Wasylak •
  • MMR Global
  • Supplier Scene
• May 31, 2019
Gamechanger Audio announces that its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its Motor Synth has been fully funded following its launch earlier this week. Read More...

Italian Speaker Imports Expands Again 

Victoria Wasylak •
  • MMR Global
  • Supplier Scene
• May 31, 2019
Italian Speaker Imports (I.S.I. / FBT USA) has announced its move to a larger location in Wappingers Falls, New York. Read More...

KORG USA, Inc. Creates Apprenticeship Program for Aspiring Engineers

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• May 31, 2019
KORG USA, Inc.’s service and repair department has created an apprenticeship program for local students to learn the basics of instrument engineering. Read More...

Howards Grove High School Furnishes Auditorium with Danley Fixtures

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• May 31, 2019
The high school made do for years without an auditorium of its own by appropriating the gymnasium, the cafeteria, classrooms, or even neighboring schools’ auditoriums. That’s all changed now with the completion of its own 450-seat auditorium adjacent to the gymnasium, complete with the high-fidelity and even coverage of Danley Sound Labs loudspeakers and subwoofers. Read More...

NAMM Congratulates the 2019 Top 100 Dealers

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• May 30, 2019
NAMM is pleased to announce the list of enterprising music product retailers to be honored at the organization’s Top 100 Dealer Awards. Read More...

Trade Regrets: Parham Werlein

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Trade Regrets
• May 29, 2019
On May 26, NAMM’s historian Dan Del Fiorentino sent us the following about Parham Werlein: Parham Werlein passed away earlier this month at the age of 97. Parham followed in the footsteps of his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather as president of Werlein’s For Music in New Orleans, Louisiana. Like his predecessors, Parham also served on the […] Read More...

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