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Sennheiser to Co-Sponsor Nashville-Based Charity Event, “Music City Gives Back,” in Wake of Recent Storms

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OLD LYME, Conn. – June 3, 2011: Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it is a co-sponsor of “Music City Gives Back,” a free concert event that will take place in downtown Nashville on Tuesday, June 7. Headlined by country star Rodney Atkins, the concert kicks off a week of music, fun and giving sponsored by Sennheiser, Carl Black Chevrolet, Coca Cola, Crown Royal, GAC, Tempus Jets and WSIX. Proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, directed through the Nashville CVB foundation Music City, Inc. more

Myers’ Team Contributes to a Successful PBS Technical Conference

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Northampton, MA – Key staff members from Myers Information Systems – a leading developer of broadcast traffic, business, and content management software – participated as panelists and presenters for several informative sessions at the Public Broadcasting Service’s Technical Conference (TechCon). The annual gathering, held in conjunction with the National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas, brought together senior engineering and operations management from PBS affiliates in all 50 states, plus Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. “The Myers’ team has been an integral member of the PBS community for many years,” said John McCoskey, chief technical officer of PBS. “Their sponsorship and participation as session presenters and panel members helped insure the success of our recent conference.” more

Symetrix Adds Two Dynamic European Distributors

paul_borje.JPGSEATTLE, WASHINGTON – APRIL 2011: As Symetrix continues to gain market share with its Jupiter series of “zero learning curve” processors, its SymNet Series of open-architecture DSP solutions and the Integrator Series, the company adds two prominent European distributors. Portugal-based Audium will distribute Symetrix products in its home country, as well as on several islands and in countries with current and historical ties to Portugal: Açores, Madeira, Angola, Cabo Verde, and Moçambique. Fixed installation and broadcast sound experts Visono Media will distribute Symetrix products in Sweden, where it is based.

Audium is a pioneer in Portugal’s A/V industry. The company opened its doors thirty years ago with the sale of nightclub equipment and quickly diversified from there. Early on, Audium partnered with manufacturers from around the globe and developed a deeply knowledgeable staff to provide the best equipment and expertise to its clients. Visono Media brings the same level of excellence to its more northerly clients. Owner Börje Jälmefors draws on thirty-six years of experience in every aspect of pro audio to deliver robust, cost-effective solutions that draw on cutting-edge and established technologies. more

Symetrix Appoints Two New Asian Distributors

ee_logo.JPGSEATTLE, WASHINGTON – APRIL 2011: With growing international sales of its established lines and expansion in sales of its revolutionary Jupiter “zero learning curve” processors, Symetrix is pleased to announce that it will be working with two new distributors in Asia: Electronics & Engineering (Singapore, Malaysia, India) and Soundus Corporation (Korea).

“I am impressed by the Apps paradigm (borrowed from smartphone technology) and the wealth of features of the new Jupiter DSP platform,” said Gary Goh of Singapore-based Electronics & Engineering. “It certainly is a powerful product that promises to win many fans in Southeast Asia. As we supply solutions for projects across a wide range of scales and specificities, we are pleased that the Jupiter, Integrator Series, and open-architecture SymNet systems meet our range of needs.” more

Stymetrix Expands World of Jupiter with App Notes

jupiter_app_notes.JPGSEATTLE, WASHINGTON – APRIL 2011: Symetrix “Jupiter App Notes,” are now available on the Applications and Venues pages of www.symetrix.co, or www.symetrix.co/jupiter-app-notes/. Each “App Note” features a specific application or venue, walking users through the most important requirements and considerations in the context of Jupiter’s world of downloadable “apps.”

“We created the Jupiter App Notes series to showcase the versatility of the Jupiter platform and to help users visualize the solution to their audio challenges,” said Jim Latimer, regional sales manager at Symetrix. “We recognized that profiling various applications and venues, including the hardware type, selected App, signal flow, wiring diagram, and underlying philosophy, would broaden everyone’s ideas about how flexible and powerful the Jupiter product line is. Our goal is to get integrators, consultants, and prospective customers thinking about how Jupiter’s “zero learning curve” DSP could benefit them across a huge range of scenarios.” more

Musician’s Friend to Relocate to California

Guitar Center, Inc. today announced plans to relocate the operations of its Musician’s Friend, Inc. business that are currently located in Medford, Oregon, to Southern California early in 2012. Musician’s Friend will continue to operate in Medford through the end of 2011.

“Our customers increasingly appreciate our ability to serve them across our various brands through every potential channel – in-store, online, or from a smart phone or a call center. This relocation will enable us to have our e-commerce experts working side-by-side with our retail experts for the benefit of our customers,” said Greg Trojan, Chief Executive Officer of Guitar Center.

Facilities operated by Musician’s Friend in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Kansas City, Missouri, are unaffected by the relocation. Musician’s Friend had previously announced that the lease on its current facility in South Bend, Indiana, expires in February 2012, and that future plans were being evaluated. more

Junger Audio Appoints New Distributors In The US And Canada

As part of a major restructuring of its distributor network, dynamic processing specialist Jünger Audio has appointed two new distributors – Group One and HHB Canada – to handle its product range in the United States and Canada respectively.

With broadcasters increasingly turning their attention to the issue of audio loudness and complying with the new CALM legislation, the appointments are timely as they will allow customers in the United States and Canada to easily and confidently access Jünger Audio’s groundbreaking LEVEL MAGIC™ Loudness control solutions. These incorporate ATSC, ITU and EBU R128 recommendations on Loudness and have already been adopted by broadcasters such as Discovery Channel, MediaCorp, Canal +, Astro and RTL. more

EASTWEST Celebrates MIPA Award with Buy 1 Get 1 Free Offer

Offer includes 2011 MIPA Award winner The Dark Side and price reduced flagship product Hollywood Strings

Hollywood, CA (April 7, 2010) – EASTWEST, the industry leader in virtual instruments, has been recognized by more than 100 magazines from all over the world in winning a 2011 MIPA – Musikmesse International Press Award for The Dark Side virtual instrument and sound library. To celebrate, EASTWEST is offering customers who purchase any qualifying product by April 30, 2011 a second product of equal or lesser value free of charge. Qualifying products include The Dark Side and the company’s award-winning flagship product, Hollywood Strings that was also reduced in price effective today.

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Blackstar Amplification to Hold “Blackstar Blitz” at Daddy’s Junky Music in Boston, MA

*** TIP SHEET FOR APRIL 7, 2011 ***

BLACKSTAR AMPLIFICATION TO HOLD “BLACKSTAR BLITZ� EVENT AT DADDY’S JUNKY MUSIC IN BOSTON, MA

— Event to feature rocking product demos, free Blackstar merchandise
and door prizes, including an autographed amp by Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Gus G. —

WHO: British guitar amp manufacturer Blackstar, along with Blackstar product experts.

WHAT: Blackstar Blitz event – part of a national, all-ages tour – open to the public– attendees will have the chance to hear these popular British guitar amps and effects pedals in all their glory. The Blackstar Blitz gear crew will be on hand at each event to perform demos and help attendees create their own signature sound. Attendees can also register to win a Tube Overdrive Pedal and an amp signed and personalized by Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne, Firewind). Other free Blackstar merch will be given away on site. more

Korg To Hold “All-Access Party” at Sam Ash in New York City

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KORG TO HOLD “KRONOS ALL-ACCESS PARTY� AT SAM ASH IN NEW YORK CITY

— Event to feature exclusive Kronos demos and Korg giveaways —

WHO: Legendary keyboard manufacturer Korg, along with Korg product experts.

WHAT: Kronos All-Access Party event, offering attendees the opportunity to experience the Kronos, Korg’s new flagship Music Workstation, first-hand. This exclusive one-day-only event will include musical performances and open discussions. Korg’s Kronos crew will be on hand to provide live demos and answer questions. Best of all, attendees will be able to try Kronos for themselves. more

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