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Electro-Harmonix Wins Copyright Infringement Suit

A Chinese court ruled Shenzhen Mooer Audio Co. Ltd., a Chinese manufacturer and marketer of electronic effects pedals, flagrantly infringed on Electro-Harmonix's copyrighted software. According to Electro-Harmonix, two of Mooer’s effects pedals, an ...

Gibson to Offer Chris Cornell Tribute Guitar

Gibson announced the release of a limited-edition Chris Cornell Tribute ES-335 guitar. The guitar will officially be unveiled at “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell” the star-studded concert event honoring Chris Cornell’s legacy ...
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Guitar Center Acquires TVTI

Guitar Center acquired audio and video integration firm Tunnel Vision Technology Inc., (TVTI). TVTI is the latest addition to GC’s Business Solutions Group, which added San Francisco Bay Area-based Audio Visual Design Group (AVDG) to its portfolio l...

Women@NAMM Event to Take Place at NAMM

Women@NAMM will present the SWIM Meet (Smart Women in Music) during The NAMM Show on Jan. 23 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, at the Anaheim Hilton, Level 2, California Ballroom C/D. This event will serve as an opportunity to connect and network with other wom...

Korg Acquires Spector Bass

Korg USA Inc. acquired Spector Bass Co. According to Korg, it plans to reinforce Spector’s legacy with new products, a creative rebranding project and exceptional global sales support, as well as focusing on expanding Spector's reach into untapped m...

NAMM Fly-In Delegate to Play Charity Concert

Mark Wood of Trans-Siberian Orchestra fame and a NAMM delegate at its annual Fly-In in May, will makes a rare appearance on Jan. 19 in Port Washington, N.Y., to take part in a special concert benefiting The Mark Wood Electrify Your Music Foundation....

Alfred to Host Special NAMM Event

On Thursday, Jan. 24, between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. in booth 11402, Alfred Music we will be host a “launch” of its new collaboration book between the nonprofit organization Guitars for Vets and Alfred Music entitled “Guitars for Vets: Official Songbook ...

John Packer to Receive Believe in Music Award

John Packer Musical Instruments will be presented with the 2019 Believe in Music Award in recognition of its dedication to MI and encouraging music making at the 2019 NAMM Show. John Packer company director, Rob Hanson, will be presented the awar...

Music & Arts Opens 200th Store

Music & Arts opened its 200th store in Silverado Ranch, Nev., in the Las Vegas metro area. This new store offers a full complement of services including instrument sales, expert advice, and in most locations, repairs and lessons under the guidan...

Fender Acquires Bigsby

Fender Musical Instruments Corp. (FMIC) acquired the Bigsby brand and its assets from Fred Gretsch Enterprises. The Gretsch family and FMIC have a longstanding relationship and have partnered to ensure that the transition of the business is a smooth...