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  • TRUSST To Show Trussing Products At 2015 NAMM

    Paige Tutt | Supplier Scene | January 19, 2015
    With more DJs, mobile entertainers and event companies adding the professional look of trussing to their shows, TRUSST from Chauvet is developing products that offer the ease of use, versatility, affordability, and style that this market demands. The company will be showcasing its recent product innovations at 2015 Winter NAMM, Booth #5574.
  • EAW Weathers The Weather At Boston College Alumni Stadium

    Paige Tutt | Supplier Scene | January 16, 2015

    Alumni Stadium, home to the Boston College Eagles football team, recently installed a new EAW sound reinforcement system to upgrade the game day experience for fans. Time, weather, and wind had taken their toll on the previous system making its replacement a necessity before the start of the 2014 season.

    Boston College's Athletic department called upon Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon, & Williams (WJHW) to design a new upper deck sound reinforcement system that would "weather the weather" and upgrade the rest of the stadium at the same time. All Pro Sound, headquartered in Pensacola, Florida, handled the installation of the system.

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  • Impression Cymbals invade the U.S.

    Paige Tutt | Supplier Scene | January 15, 2015

    ZimMusicInc., a distribution company founded by industry veteran Derek Zimmerman, has announced an agreement to become the exclusive North American distributor of master Turkish cymbal manufacturers Impression Cymbals. 

    Established in 2010, Impression Cymbals is the realization of experienced industry veterans and cymbalsmiths, offering an full line of completely hand hammered, artisan crafted cymbals produced in Istanbul, Turkey. Representing the pinnacle in quality, vision and sound, every Impression cymbal is a testament to the centuries-old craft of traditional cymbalsmithing, perfected by generations of skilled masters.

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  • ADJ Group Invites Dealers to VIP Pre-NAMM Event

    Christian Wissmuller | Supplier Scene | January 15, 2015

    Taking place on January 21 from 1-5pm at ADJ’s global headquarters in California, the open day will showcase the range of new products to be launched at NAMM 2015, which will run from January 22-25. The event will also give visitors a second chance to experience the ADJ products displayed at the recent LDI show, such as the compact Inno Pocket Wash and pixel-mappable Illusion Dotz 3.3 as well as the customizable 6-in-1 hex color effects offered by the 12P Hex.

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  • Music Group Adds Full Compass as Full-Line Dealer

    Christian Wissmuller | Supplier Scene | January 15, 2015

    Music Group welcomes Full Compass as the newest full-line reseller for its Behringer- and Bugera-branded MI products. As a significant partner in Music Group’s expanding dealer network, Full Compass will carry all of Behringer’s and Bugera’s 500+ products online. 


    Barry Mitchell, Music Group VP, Customer Management Prosumer Division commented, "We are extremely honored to have Full Compass join our growing family of full-line dealers. Behringer and Bugera is enjoying all-time record success in the U.S. market and we are thrilled that they have chosen to carry the entire Behringer and Bugera catalog – every single SKU. It truly is a testament to the tremendous confidence our dealer partners have in all of our brands, quality and support."

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  • CHAUVET DJ Geyser Helps Adds Impact To Halftime Show At Capital One Orange Bowl

    Paige Tutt | Supplier Scene | January 12, 2015

    Design Oasis has called on six Geyser RGB foggers from CHAUVET DJ to add some extra drama and excitement to this year’s halftime performance, which featured Grammy-winning country superstars Little Big Town. The foggers, which shoot red, green and blue shafts of LED light through a voluminous column of white water-based fog, played a key role in LD Abas Ritscher’s stunning halftime lightshow.

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  • HARMAN Renews Support of Recording Academy P&E Wing

    Paige Tutt | Supplier Scene | January 12, 2015

    The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing is proud that its relationship with HARMAN Professional's leading audio brands AKG Acoustics, JBL Professional, and Lexicon has been increasingly successful in its efforts to promote quality in audio. As official "P&E Wing Sustaining Partners," these brands have participated in a wide variety of activities including being the title sponsor of high-profile Academy Chapter events, having a presence on the P&E Wing section of the new GRAMMY PRO site, and being supporters of the P&E Wing Manufacturer's Council. Now, for 2014-2015, HARMAN Professional has reaffirmed its sponsorship and has also added dbx as a fourth brand that will work cloesely with the P&E Wing to support its initiatives and membership.

    "HARMAN proudly continues to support the Prouducers and Engineers Wing," noted Bryan Bradley, GM, Loudspeaker, Headphone & Microphone Strategic Business Unit, HARMAN Professional. "Their work as advocates for the recording industry, artists, equipment manufacturers, and listeners is of vital importance in this period of transition in the music industry and beyond."

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  • Essential Elements Interactive (EEi) Now Available as an iPad App

    Christian Wissmuller | Supplier Scene | January 8, 2015

    Last month at The Midwest Clinic international band and orchestra conference, Hal Leonard Corporation launched its highly anticipated Essential Elements Interactive (EEi) iPad app. The free app is a mobile version of the company’s EEi browser-based program, which has been a game-changer for music teachers, students, parents and retailers since it debuted two years ago.

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  • KHS America Reintroduces MAP Pricing on Hercules Stands

    Paige Tutt | Supplier Scene | January 8, 2015

    In their role as the North American distributor for Hercules Stands, which became effective January 1, 2015, KHS America is reintroducing MAP Pricing for all Hercules products. The Hercules MAP policy will take effect February 1st, 2015 and will be monitored by Price Manager, a MAP monitoring software and current monitoring partner for KHS America, Inc.

    According to KHS America President Tabor Stamper, “the company believes the reintroduction of MAP Pricing and our enforcement of our standard MAP Policy helps protect the profitability of our dealers and the brand. We believe the path to grow the stand business is through the continued product innovation that Hercules is already known for, customer-centric sales and marketing efforts and effective dealer support.” 

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  • Gruhn Commemorates 45th Anniversary with Two-Day Celebration

    Paige Tutt | Supplier Scene | January 5, 2015

    Gruhn Guitars invites friends and visitors to celebrate the shop’s 45th Anniversary on Friday, January 16th and Saturday, January 17th, from 9:30am to 6:00pm. The two-day celebration will feature several giveaways from a number of instrument and accessories vendors including Martin, Taylor, National, Collings, Larrivee, TV Jones, DR Strings, and from publications including Vintage GuitarFretboard Journal, and Premier Guitar. Gruhn Guitars will also have several special offers available for both in-store and online instrument and accessories purchases.

    Established in January 1970, Gruhn Guitars quickly became a mecca for musicians and vintage instrument collectors worldwide. The store buys, sells, consigns, trades, and appraises fretted instruments and houses one of the world's premier vintage and used collections including classic Martin, Fender, Gibson, Epiphone, Gretsch and National instruments as well as a wide selection of new instruments from Martin, Taylor, Collings, National, Larrivee, McPherson, and others. Gruhn Guitars employs 24 staff members including nine highly skilled repairmen well-versed in repairing, restoring, building and designing guitars and eight salesmen with vast knowledge of musical instruments and instrument trading. 

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  • Bill’s Music Becomes Full Line D’Angelico Dealer

    Paige Tutt | Supplier Scene | January 5, 2015

    Bill's Music in Baltimore, MD recently became a full line D'Angelico dealer. To celebrate and to unveil the instruments, Bill's hosted a clinic & guitar sale on Black Friday featuring the brand. Adam Aronson (pictured left), the rep for D'Angelico was on hand to demonstrate and explain each of the models displayed including Standard Series and USA Master Builder Series instruments.

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  • Aristides Announces Artist Line Up for NAMM 2015

    Paige Tutt | Supplier Scene | January 5, 2015
    With a brand new booth location in Hall D #3589, Aristides Instruments is bringing a full arsenal of guitar players to demonstrate the line this year during NAMM. This year will include Timo Somers of Delain, Aaron Marshall of Intervals, Jose Macario, and Fred Brum.
     
    Timo’s professional career started at the age of 17 when he was hired by the metal band, Vengeance to replace his father who had passed away. Shortly thereafter, that led to other opportunities that included Tri-Head and his current position with Delain. When time permits, he has been working on his debut solo album scheduled for release this year. Fans can get a taste of the solo material in a recent promotional video he did for Aristides Instruments that features him performing his song, “Anthem.”
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