March 07, 2022 I Feature

The Power of Plugin Sales

An often dismissed product category, plugins let MI retailers increase their offerings to customers with no overhead.

February 28, 2022 I Cover Story

The School Music Report

After two unquestionably turbulent years, Music Inc. checks in with school music at retail and supply, a segment of our industry heavily affected by the pandemic.

January 28, 2022 I Feature

Manufacturer Direct Sales Today

Suppliers selling direct has been a topic with a lot of volume around it for years. Here, we’re taking the temperature at retail and beyond.

January 27, 2022 I From the Top

Gator’s Crystal Morris On Shining

Music Inc. talks to Gator CEO Crystal Morris on the company’s evolution and more.

January 26, 2022 I Cover Story

Shattering Glass: The State Of Women In MI

As more women enter the industry, we take a look at how the inclusion of women affects the music products industry — from the corporate boardroom to the retail showfloor.

January 17, 2022 I Feature

The Synth-Splosion

The last few years have yielded an explosion in the world of synthesis. Here, we speak to synthesizer manufacturers and retailers to hear what’s trending, what’s selling and where to begin when looking to start stocking synths.

January 17, 2022 I From the Top

Ravenscroft Pianos’ Michael Spreeman On Running Lean

​Spreeman speaks with Music Inc. on just how much his pianos are crafted with care.

January 04, 2022 I Cover Story

The Next Chapter

Menchey Music’s Joel Menchey shares his company’s 85-year story, his path to NAMM chairman and beyond.