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macProVideo.com and Neumann Announce SongCraft Remix Contest

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• July 10, 2013

Premium audio brand Neumann announced that it has partnered with macProVideo.com (MPV) in support of MPV's 4th SongCraft Remix Contest. The contest challenges entrants to remix an exclusive track entitled 'K(no)w" by Erin McKeown and Ben Sollee, providing a chance to win a Neumann TLM 102 large diaphragm condenser microphone valued at $699 plus a one-year subscription to macProVideo.com.

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Casio Donates Keyboards to New Jersey City University

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• June 28, 2013

Casio America, Inc. has donated three keyboards to New Jersey City University in memory of Dominique Romeo, the father of Rob Romeo ’85, an assistant professor of music at his alma mater. Casio America’s donation of a Privia PX-330, a Privia PX-350, and an XW-P1 synthesizer to the University’s Caroline L. Guarini Department of Music, Dance and Theatre was made through Stephen Schmidt, vice president of the company’s Musical Instruments Division.

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Fender Partners with Beanstalk for Enhanced Impact in Europe

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• June 26, 2013

Fender®  has announced plans to expand its licensing efforts in Europe, working with prominent global brand licensing agency Beanstalk. Building on Fender’s iconic identity as the preeminent U.S. musical instrument industry pioneer, Beanstalk will broker agreements with best-in-class licensing partners to create high-quality music-centric products that reflect consumer passions for music and the Fender brand.

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TRX Cymbal Co. Expands Into Online Sales With Shopatron

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• June 26, 2013

TRX Cymbal Co. just launched its first online store with Shopatron. The partnership with Shopatron allows TRX to incorporate its dealers into the online fulfillment process, driving online sales and allowing TRX to attract new retail partners, while building tighter relationships with existing retailers.

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Conn-Selmer Artist Joel Miller Wins Juno

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• June 24, 2013

Conn-Selmer roster artist Joel Miller recently won the 2013 Juno Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album.  This year’s awards were celebrated and announced at the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, where Miller also performed with his group. Miller, who received the award for his album Swim, said that he was “thrilled and honored to accept this award and to be recognized for the time, work and artistry that I put into my album.”

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Lava Cable Moves to Larger Facility

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• June 24, 2013

Lava Cable, LLC recently moved into a new 5,000 square-foot facility in Owasso, Oklahoma.  The new facility is larger than Lava’s previous facility and will foster growth and enable Lava Cable to triple its output capacity.  The larger space provides for better organization and work flow. 

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Vater Welcomes Endorsing Artist Chad Sexton of 311

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• June 24, 2013
Vater recently welcomed Chad Sexton of 311 to the Vater Artist Family. Sexton actually began his career using Vater sticks (the 3A in wood tip to be exact). Sexton and 311 are currently gearing up for their 11th consecutive summer tour, “Unity Tour 2013”, which will run from July 2nd-August 4th. Sexton is currently using a custom prototype […] Read More...

Rotosound Signs Whitesnake, Rivals Sons, and More

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• June 24, 2013

Rotosound recently announced the signing of several new endorsing artists, including Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor , Whitesnake’s Michael Devin, and the Rival Sons’ Scott Holiday.  

New to Rotosound is Chris Taylor, bassist with up and coming American band Grizzly Bear. The band is playing major festivals all over the world following their critically acclaimed Shields album released in 2012. Scott Holiday, guitarist with Rival Sons now uses and endorses the NEW Rotosound RFB-1 Re-Issue Fuzz Pedal. The band was voted ‘Best New Band’ by listeners of Planet Rock radio and won Breakthrough Act Of The Year at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour award ceremony last year.

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Gretsch Welcomes Matt Sorum

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• June 24, 2013
Gretsch has announced the addition of Matt Sorum to its artist roster.  Sorum is best known for his work with bands like The Cult, Guns N’ Roses, and Velvet Revolver.   He is currently working on a solo project (singing and playing guitar), as well as getting ready for  upcoming shows with his band, Kings of […] Read More...

TC Electronic Teams Up With Motorhead’s Phil Campbell

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• June 24, 2013

TC Electronic recently added Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell to its TonePrint artist roster. Phil created three TonePrints that infuse the Motörhead spirit into both rhythm and lead sounds. Phil’s TonePrints for delay, vibrato and chorus are available to guitarists immediately and completely free of charge at the company’s website or through their app for iOS and Android.

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Pearl Welcomes Dr. Eric Willie

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• June 24, 2013
Pearl/Adams is recently announced the addition of Dr. Eric Willie to its Concert Percussion Artist Roster. Dr. Willie serves as Associate Professor of Percussion at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tenn., where he teaches applied percussion, directs the Classical and Pop Percussion Ensembles, and arranges for the TTU Golden Eagle Drum Line. In addition, he […] Read More...

Roland On Stage with American Idol

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• June 24, 2013

Led by Music Director Ray Chew, the American Idol house band backs up every Idol performer on live television, covering an enormous range of musical styles throughout the year. Russell Graham and drummer Rex Hardy Jr. rely on Roland instruments for top-level sounds and versatility.

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