Gabriel O'Brien

Poison in the Well

A couple years ago, I found myself continually at odds with several staff members at our store. As we often find in any organization, there was poison in th...

Vendors: Friend Or Frenemy?

Two op-eds I recently wrote for The Music & Sound Retailer, “Why We Fired Fender” and “In Defense Of The Middle Man,” both highlighted the unique and ch...
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Why We Fired Fender

Editor’s Note: The Music & Sound Retailer recently reported that Fender is preparing plans to sell all its “Fender” brand products direct to consumers thr...