A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

Archive by Brad Gibson

GUITAR CENTER, THE NATION’S LARGEST INSTRUMENT RETAILER, OPENS ITS 220TH STORE WITH NEW LOCATION IN HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA

— Company opens its sixth store in 2011 with special savings and events —

— Store features on-site lessons and guitar repair services —

huntsville

Westlake Village, CA (August 3, 2011) – On Thursday, July 28, 2011, Guitar Center hit a milestone as it opened its 220th store, its newest retail location in Huntsville, Alabama. A 14,202-square-foot location, Guitar Center Huntsville also features Guitar Center Studios, an on-site lesson and rehearsal facility. The store’s opening brings to the area vast product selection, along with the unparalleled knowledge and experience of its dedicated staff. To celebrate the opening, Guitar Center hosted a Grand Opening Weekend featuring exclusive savings, gear giveaways and free events tailored to local musicians.

Located at 5900 University Dr. NW, Suite A, Huntsville, AL 35806, the store features well-equipped showrooms with the latest products for the musician, from guitars, amplifiers, percussion more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

EAW® Names John Speck Marketing Director

Marketing/advertising veteran returns to EAW®, where he previously served on the marketing team
from 1995-2000

john speck

Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 2, 2011 – EAW®, a world leader in audio system solutions for over 30 years, announces that it has appointed John Speck to the position of Marketing Director. Speck has a long history with the company, having served on the marketing team from 1995-2000 and as an outside consultant in the years since. His return was announced by Jeff Rocha, EAW President. Speck brings with him a deep well of expertise, including keen technical knowledge and finely honed communication/writing skills, which will help him to develop an ongoing strategic vision for marketing EAW.

Rocha states, “It’s very rare in our industry to find a person who can both understand an innovation at the technical level and also communicate that innovation in a compelling, more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

AUDIO-TECHNICA HONORS LIENAU AV ASSOCIATES WITH COVETED PRESIDENT’S AWARD

leinau

STOW, OH, August 1, 2011 — Audio-Technica is pleased to announce that Westchester, Pennsylvania-based Lienau AV Associates, Inc. has been presented with A-T’s prestigious President’s Award. The award was presented by Philip Cajka, Audio-Technica U.S. President and CEO, and Tracy Brefka, Audio-Technica Territory Manager, Professional Products, to Lienau AV Associates Principal Eric Schwartz. The coveted A-T President’s Award was presented at a ceremony during this year’s InfoComm Expo on June 15th in Orlando, Florida.

Eric Schwartz accepted the award, which recognizes a leading manufacturer’s representative for outstanding commitment and dedication during the Audio-Technica 2010/2011 fiscal year. The firm sells Audio-Technica professional products to retailers and sound contractors in eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and southern New Jersey.

Philip Cajka commented, “Lienau AV Associates has been awarded this honor for their strong dedication to sales performance, customer care and the marketing of the A-T brand. The more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

THE RECORDING ACADEMY® PRODUCERS & ENGINEERS WING® PRESENTS MUSIC PRODUCTION ADVOCACY EVENT ON CAPITOL HILL

GRAMMYs on the Hill® Event Titled “On The Record” Brings GRAMMY®-Winning Producers and Members of Congress Together to Discuss Music Industry Issues

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (July 29, 2011) — On Tuesday, July 26, in a first-of-its-kind event, The Recording Academy® (www.grammy.com) and its Producers & Engineers Wing® brought music producers together with Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill for a day that included meetings, a panel discussion and musical demonstrations. The event addressed important industry issues while also providing insight into the essential role that producers and engineers play in the music recording process. The day’s activities were part of The Academy’s DC-based GRAMMYs on the Hill® initiative.

The broad-based delegation of producers included Adam Anders (Glee), Ray Benson (Asleep at the Wheel, Willie Nelson, Suzy Boguss), Scott Hendricks (Blake Shelton, Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson), Johnny K. (3 Doors Down, Disturbed, Staind), David Kahne (Bangles, Paul McCartney, Regina more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

Chicago’s Uptown Recording Looks to Guitar Center Professional to Fill Its Extensive Equipment List

uptown1 uptown2

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, July 28, 2011 — Uptown Recording, named for the boom town that blossomed into the entertainment and cultural center of Chicago at the beginning of the 20th century, has been steadily growing since first establishing its roots in the still-thriving neighborhood over 15 years ago. Outgrowing its original basement location, established in 1995, and moving into a state-of-the-art multi-room facility in 2001, Uptown Recording has long considered Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, its go-to source for pro audio equipment as the studio has grown.

“I call on GC Pro because they’ve always had the ability to get anything I wanted. If they didn’t have it, they found it through their network – and at prices that were cheaper than anywhere else,? says more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

Waves Audio Enters into Strategic Partnership with Abbey Road Studios

abby road

KNOXVILLE, TN, July 28, 2011 — Following closely on the heels of the release of the well-received Waves/Abbey Road – The King’s Microphones plugin, Waves Audio, the industry-leading developer of professional audio digital signal processing technologies and the recipient of a 2011 Technical GRAMMY® Award, and Abbey Road Studios, the most famous recording facility in the world, announce a long-term strategic partnership. As part of this relationship, Waves’ R&D department will collaborate closely with Abbey Road Studios’ engineers to create an ongoing series of audio plugins.

Abbey Road Studios has been home to sessions for countless landmark recordings by artists such as The Beatles, Pink Floyd, The Hollies, Cliff Richard, Kate Bush, Radiohead, Muse, Oasis, Florence and the Machine and Sting. Its engineers have consistently been at the cutting edge of recording technology. Now, as they team up with Waves, the “Abbey Road more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

Waves Audio DSP Employed in DiGiCo Consoles at 2011 Montreux Jazz Festival

Waves Audio, the industry-leading developer of professional audio digital signal processing technologies and the recipient of a 2011 Technical GRAMMY® Award, and DiGiCo, the renowned U.K.-based manufacturer of some of the world’s most popular, successful and groundbreaking digital mixing consoles, have teamed up to bring studio-quality sound to the world of live sound. Currently, Waves processing is being employed in DiGiCo consoles at the 45th Edition of the Montreux Jazz Festival, taking place July 1-16, 2011, in Montreux, Switzerland.

Since Waves and DiGiCo entered into a strategic alliance in 2010, award-winning Waves reverbs, equalizers, compressors, limiters, delays and more run directly from DiGiCo’s SD series consoles. Waves plugins that are famous for their use in leading recording studios, mixing rooms and mastering houses the world over are now being use in live sound reinforcement as well. This means that many lucky listeners at this year’s Montreux Festival will enjoy more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

Guitar Center Promotes Glenn Noyes to Director of Category Management for Drums and Percussion

noyes

Guitar Center, Inc. announces that music industry veteran Glenn Noyes has been promoted to the position of Director of Category Management for Drums and Percussion. The announcement was made by Mark S. Nelson, Vice President, Drums and Percussion Division, and further underscores GC’s ongoing commitment to the expansion of its drum and percussion division.

Since rejoining Guitar Center in 2007, Noyes has made a tremendous impact as Category Manager, overseeing drum sets, snare drums, cymbals and hand percussion. His understanding of the drum customer, through his impressive 24+ years of retail experience, has enabled GC to continue its growth and leadership within the industry. Glenn has received multiple awards while at GC, including its prestigious Outstanding Service Award. In his new role, Glenn will oversee category management of all drum and percussion products for Guitar Center’s 219 stores across the United States. He will more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

Genelec 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP Active Monitoring System Helps Seattle’s Fullsound Recording Take It Up Another Notch

fullsound

— Genelec’s acclaimed proprietary GLM™ and AutoCal™ technology are the key to success for Fullsound’s control rooms, which feature challenging physical dimensions —

Seattle, Washington-based Fullsound Recording studio owner Jeff Herrmann has been a Genelec fan for 25 years, all the way back before the glory days of Seattle’s revolutionary grunge music scene, when he recorded artists including Dr. Grind, Sinister Minister and Grunt Truck. Today, Herrmann continues his tradition of Genelec monitoring with the installation of a new pair of Genelec 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP monitors in Fullsound Recording’s main control room. Flanking the studio’s Avid C|24 Pro Tools HD3 controller and Neve summing mixer, the new 8260A monitors will take the studio into the next generation of Seattle music. Currently, jazz, adult contemporary rock and worship records make up much of Fullsound Recording’s and Herrmann’s portfolio, including that of his wife, worship music more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

David Thoener Chooses Carl Tatz Design PhantomFocus™ System to Mix Guatemalan Superstar Ricardo Arjona’s New Album

thoener

— “The PhantomFocus™ System is fantastic,? quotes multi-platinum GRAMMY®-winning engineer/producer David Thoener, who has mixed albums for AC/DC, Aerosmith, John Waite, Faith Hill, John Mellencamp, Carlos Santana, Rob Thomas and more —

Nashville, TN: Dynaudio M1 and M3 professional monitors driven by Bryston amplification are featured in a Dual PhantomFocus™ System (PFS) at the Mix Magazine award-winning studio The Blue Grotto, where David Thoener opted to mix sides for Guatemalan superstar Ricardo Arjona’s new album.

“When Carl asked me over to a new studio he had just completed to experience the latest incarnation of his PhantomFocus System, I booked it right on the spot,? states Thoener. “I was about to mix sides for Ricardo Arjona, who is a huge international star, and I knew that the PhantomFocus System would not only give me an incomparable edge of accuracy, it would also be a more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

About

Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.

Calendar

September 2014
M T W T F S S
« Aug    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930  

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication