January 08, 2024 I Supply

ThermalWood Canada Creates Real-Wood Ebony Alternative

By using maple, which is available in abundance, the company has found a way to help keep ebony from going extinct, while not lessening the quality of the product.

January 08, 2024 I Appointments

Guitar Center Names New SVP of Digital Marketing

Zac Bogart will oversee Guitar Center’s e-commerce channels, contact center and customer relationship management (CRM) team.

January 08, 2024 I Partnership

Proel North America Partners with Layer 8

The systems integration company will now represent Proel North America’s Axiom Pro Audio and select Proel Sound Systems products in the Northern California, Northern Nevada and Hawaiian markets.

December 30, 2023 I Closure

Dave Phillips Music & Sound Shutters

The dealership, which had been serving musicians since 1977, closed its doors on Dec. 30.

December 29, 2023 I Philanthropy

Sweetwater Donates $28K Worth of Instruments to Fort Wayne-Area Non-Profits

The musical instruments and funding are to be used for music therapy sessions at Easterseals Arc in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Easterseals RISE in Angola, Indiana, and Cardinal Services in Warsaw, Indiana.

December 27, 2023 I Opening

Music151 Celebrates Grand Opening

The new Fairfax, Iowa-based dealership is the first retail location for FP Music Academy.

December 21, 2023 I Partnership

Winmark Announces Resale Partnership with Roland, BOSS

As a premier sustainability partner of Winmark and Music Go Round, Roland and BOSS will sponsor Music Go Round Buy Drive events and promotions, incentivizing musicians to sell their Roland and BOSS gear to their local Music Go Round locations, while also teaming up to produce co-branded, sustainability-focused content.

December 21, 2023 I Obituary

Cassell’s Music Owner Salvatore Intagliata Passes Away

Salvatore Intagliata, alongside his son, Ed, purchased Cassell’s Music in San Fernando, California, in January 1978 from a retiring Albert Cassell.