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Sennheiser Develops the ‘Innovation Campus’

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 15, 2013

Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG recently began the construction of the company’s “Innovation Campus.” The building complex will offer space for meetings as well as optimum staff working conditions. The construction work is scheduled for completion by the end of 2014. Included in the campus are plans for a new childcare building which will open in summer 2014. The total investment amounts to around 20 million euro, of which 1 million euro will be used for the nursery.

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Casio Donates Keyboards to University in Memory of Professor’s Father

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 15, 2013

Casio America, Inc. recently 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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Line 6 Outfits Live Sound for N.J.’s Calvary Chapel

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• July 15, 2013

New Jersey’s Calvary Chapel North Jersey recently installed a Line 6 Dream Stage system to satisfy needs for a simple, effective new sound system.

“Because set-up time is such a big consideration for us, we were really looking for a cost-effective way to upgrade our old analog system,” says Tim Gentle, the church’s pastor.

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JHS to Distribute Cymatic Audio’s LR-16

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 15, 2013

Worldwide independent trade distributor John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd. is the new exclusive UK and Eire distributor of the Cymatic Audio LR-16 multitrack recorder and USB audio interface. The new Cymatic Audio brand offers standalone Direct to USB recording to Thumb and Hard drives. The LR-16's insert-style TRS connections are hardwired, which means there is never the need to arm tracks or assign any channels.

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Pearl/Adams Launches DCI Website

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• July 15, 2013

Pearl/Adams recently launched PearlAdamsDCI.com, featuring content from Pearl/Adams drum corps from across the country.  Users can check the site regularly throughout the 2013 DCI season for pictures and videos of favorite DCI percussion ensembles. The world’s top drum and bugle corps are fully equipped with Pearl/Adams drums, percussion, keyboards, and hardware as they begin their 3-month-long tour of intense DCI competition.

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American Idol Guitarist Uses Radial’s PZ Deluxe

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 15, 2013

During his gigs as American Idol guitarist, Brady often plays a Traugott guitar. He enjoyed the sound but found himself dissatisfied when it was amplification. "It's always been a challenge for me to find a way to properly amplify acoustic guitars. I always felt terrible simply plugging those guitars into a standard DI box because they would never do them justice."  On Idol this year Brady added the Radial PZ Deluxe Acoustic Preamp to his set up.

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Dave Matthews Sax Player Jeff Coffin Joins Rico

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• July 15, 2013

D’Addario and Rico recently announced the addition of saxophonist Jeff Coffin to the Rico artist roster. Coffin is an internationally recognized saxophonist, bandleader, composer and educator.  For 13 years, he played with bluegrass/jazz fusion group, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones. While with the supergroup, Coffin garnered three Grammy awards including Best Contemporary Jazz Album for Outbound in 2001, from which his song, “Zona Mona” was also nominated for Best Pop Instrumental Composition.

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Peavey Visits Gruhn

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• July 11, 2013
George Gruhn welcomed Hartley Peavey to the brand-new Gruhn Guitars location on Eighth Avenue, near Wedgewood Avenue in Nashville. Read More...

Gill Drops by the Bourgeois Booth

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 11, 2013
Dana Bourgeois looks on as Vince Gill strums an Aged Tone Dreadnaught Bourgeois model at Summer NAMM… Read More...

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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  • Supplier Scene
• 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

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Supplier Scene
• 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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