Upfront

Key U.S. Dealers Visit Japan Design and Manufacturing Headquarters of ESP Guitars and Takamine Guitars

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• August 8, 2018
A number of retail partners of ESP Guitars and Takamine Guitars (whose products ESP distributes in the United States) were taken to Japan last month on a trip to personally visit the design and manufacturing headquarters of both companies. Read More...

Retraction re: ‘Bakun Receives Honorary Doctorate from VanderCook’

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• August 7, 2018
On August 1, MMR ran on our website a press release sent out by the Communications Director of VanderCook College of Music in regards to the July 28th presentation of an honorary doctorate to Maurice "Morrie" Backun from the institution. Read More...

Fishman Expands Dealer Opportunities for SA Performance Audio System

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• August 7, 2018
Fishman has initiated a special dealer program to stimulate sales for its popular SA330x SA Performance Audio system. Read More...

Orange Amps’ Cooper Breaks Ground at Strawberry Field

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• August 7, 2018
Cliff Cooper, CEO and founder of Orange Amplification helped bury a time capsule to mark the start of the site construction at Strawberry Field. Read More...

Reverb Adds Morris to Board of Directors

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• August 1, 2018
Reverb.com, has added Crystal Morris, CEO and co-founder of leading case manufacturer Gator Cases, to its board of directors. Read More...

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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