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Roundtable

Keyboard workstations are powerful “all in one” units that combine a keyboard (shocking!), sound module, and music sequencer.

Read more: Working Wonders: Keyboard Workstations Offer Significant Opportunities to Musicians – and to...

Current Issue

Move over Netflix, audio streaming is now king. Boosted by hit albums by Beyoncé, Drake, Rihanna, and other artists, music-streaming services like Apple Music, Pandora, and Spotify have overtaken video streaming as the leading mode of content distribution.

Read more: Streaming Audio Is Remaking Educational Publishing: Printed Access Codes to Streaming Audio are...

Survey

The results of this month’s dealer survey – sent out to over 200 MI retailers – suggest that studio monitors represent a fairly steady slice of the overall musical gear market.

Read more: Monitoring the Situation: Reference Monitor Sales in 2017

Current Issue

Adaptation and a solid expertise of your field have always been the keys to the longevity of a career or independent store, and after 50 years in the business of selling pianos, Joe DeFio is a walking encyclopedia.

Read more: The Great Piano Pushback: How Vienna International’s Joe DeFio is Expanding the Presence of Hailun...

Fretted

Any given Ortega Guitar has seen more of the world than most people – perhaps even more than the person playing it.

Read more: Ortega Guitars: Putting a New, Global Spin on a Spanish Legacy

Upfront Q&A

MMR sits down with Daisy Rock Guitars’ Tish Ciravolo to discuss why she started the brand, how the company has evolved, her recent partnership with KMC Music, and why the “Girl Guitar Revolution” can’t be stopped (and can represent serious profits for your MI retail operation)…

Read more: Rebel Girl: Tish Ciravolo of Daisy Rock Guitars

Small Business Matters

It took a 9 lb. puppy to finally sober me into accepting and employing the tactic that every business book, self-help book, and dog training book puts as their first order and command.

Read more: Understanding the Power of Simplicity and the Empowerment of ‘No!’

Last Word

We’re familiar with the stages of grief and the arc of the typical pop star career.

Read more: Museumification, A Newish Word: Fortunately, it’s not a Dirty One When it Comes to Guitars

Editorial

“New York’s most storied recording studios have been vanishing, victims of more accessible digital recording techniques and escalating real estate prices,” noted a September 5, 2017 feature in The New York Times.

Read more: Bring it on Home

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