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Upfront

Logitech to Acquire Blue Microphones

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 31, 2018
Logitech has announced plans to acquire Blue Microphones, based in Southern California, for approximately $117 million in cash, assuming breakeven net working capital at close. Read More...

TransAudio Group Launches In-House Service Dept.

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 26, 2018
TransAudio Group has announced its new Las Vegas-based in-house service department. Read More...

Allen & Heath Supports Inaugural Florida SoundGirls Expo

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 25, 2018
Hosted by Full Sail University, the inaugural SoundGirls Expo was presented at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida on July 14 and July 15, 2018. Read More...

Music Industry Competitors Team up to Help Stop Modern Slavery

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 23, 2018
After meeting together at Summer NAMM 2018 in Music City- Nashville, Kyser Musical Products, Inc. and G7th, The Capo Company - direct competitors in the capo market - have made the unprecedented decision to team up in support of the non-profit, Hope for Justice. Read More...

Roland Announces ‘Thomas Dolby Live in Roland Cloud’

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 20, 2018
Roland is pleased to announce “Thomas Dolby Live in Roland Cloud,” a historic first-ever concert streamed live in Roland Cloud. Free and open to all, the performance by electronic music icon and Roland Lifetime Achievement Award winner Thomas Dolby will take place on Thursday, July 26, at 4:00 P.M. PDT, in Roland Cloud.  During the […] Read More...

Blizzard Lighting Rebranded as Blizzard

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 19, 2018

Following explosive growth in the LED pro and entertainment lighting industry over the past eight years Blizzard Lighting has announced a major change.

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Hal Leonard Hosts NAMM Tech Talk Masterclass Event Featuring Craig Bauer

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 18, 2018

During the 2018 Summer NAMM Conference in Nashville, Hal Leonard hosted the latest Tech Talk Masterclass, featuring Grammy-winning producer Craig Bauer demonstrating his tracking and mixing process through a studio recording session with the alt-rock band, The Middle Ground.

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Allen & Heath Earns Dual Digital Distinctions with 2019 TEC Nominations

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 18, 2018

Allen & Heath has announced that its dLive Digital Mixing System and its SQ Series Digital Mixers have been nominated for 2019 Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards.

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Roland Teams Up with Depeche Mode, Hublot, and charity: water

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• July 16, 2018

Roland has partnered with legendary band Depeche Mode, the Swiss watchmaker Hublot, and non-profit organization charity: water in an effort that has raised $1.7 million to date to provide clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. 

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Bauer Steps Down as Hal Leonard CFO, Diekelman Hired as new CFO

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• July 13, 2018
Dan Bauer, long-time Hal Leonard senior vice president and CFO, has announced his retirement. Read More...

Excelcia Music Publishing Launched

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 11, 2018

New publisher, Excelcia Music Publishing, will deliver the highest-quality school performance music for band, orchestra and school choral, as well as cutting edge methods and teacher resources.  

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Levy’s in Nashville

Christian Wissmuller •
  • June 2018
  • Upfront
• June 30, 2018
Harvey Levy (Levy’s Leathers) with Crystal Morris (Gator Cases and Levy’s) on the Show floor at Summer NAMM 2018. Read More...

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