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KORG USA, Inc. to Distribute Darkglass Electronics

by Christian Wissmuller • in
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• Created: January 2, 2019

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From Left: John Stippell, Product Manager for Guitar Brands at KORG USA, Brian Piccolo, Director of Guitar Brands at KORG USA, Tommi Otsavaara, Chief Technology Officer for Darkglass, Joe Castronovo, President of KORG USA, Hugo Villarroel, Co-owner of Darkglass, Marcos Barilatti, COO at Darkglass and Andy Rossi, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at KORG USA.

Setting the stage for its most exciting NAMM show to date, KORG USA Inc. (KUSA) has been named as the U.S. distribution partner for Darkglass Electronics. KUSA will handle all sales and distribution of the Finnish brand’s premium bass gear.

Since its origin in 2009, Darkglass’s innovative products have been making waves in the industry, attracting a loyal fan base. “It’s a combination of stealth looks, solid build, and an incredible sound and player-centric design,” shared Brian Piccolo, Director of Guitar Brands at KUSA. “We are excited to support Darkglass in their quest to take over the bass world with unique and useful effect pedals and amps. Darkglass will be on display at our NAMM booth, product is in our warehouses and we are ready to fulfill orders,” added Piccolo.

Darkglass was built and is run by a team of highly-skilled and passionate engineers. “Everything we do is meant to be a stepping stone to something bigger and more ambitious engineering-wise, so joining the KORG USA roster is an exciting move for the brand,” stated Darkglass CEO and co-founder Douglas Castro. “We will tap into KUSA’s resources and expertise to further our mission of creating tools that help musicians sound better and be inspired. At Darkglass, we make devices that help you transform your sound; we aspire to be a part of it.”

Support from pro musicians has helped Darkglass live up to the hype. Artists including Nate Mendel from the Foo Fighters, and acclaimed bassists Devin Townsend and Tony Levin, have helped Darkglass secure greater footing with both amateur and established players alike.

Darkglass products range in price from $199.00 to $1,099. Visit for more information. For more information on KORG USA, Inc. and its affiliated brands, visit or visit booth 8802 in HALL B at Winter NAMM 2019.

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