Features

April 14, 2020 I From the Top, Q&A

From The Top: John Powell I Alphatheta Music Americas

How do you start your day? I start with a series of stretches and exercises to get the blood flowing and have a quick look at emails. There’s usually a slew…

April 14, 2020 I Profile

Moving in the Right Direction

When Music Inc. caught up with Framus & Warwick Music USA in February, the manufacturer was at the tail end of moving its operations from the west side to…

April 14, 2020 I Profile

Alan Palmer with the Kawai CA99 hybrid digital piano.

Always looking to stay ahead of the growing competition in the never-ending race to build the most advanced digital piano, industry leader Kawai has launched…

April 14, 2020 I Profile

From Builders to Businessman

When Eugene Reinert and Howard Critcher met at Roberto-Venn’s intensive five-month luthier course in Phoenix, it was entrepreneurial destiny. Together, they…

March 03, 2020 I Feature

The Namm Show Rocks Anaheim

As a new decade begins, The 2020 NAMM Show brought out the MI industry for four days and nights filled with special events, educational sessions and, of course,…

January 09, 2020 I From the Top, Q&A

From The Top: Simon Godin I Godin Guitars

How do you start your day? I usually start my day with a nice coffee to get me going. Then I check social media and look at what’s happening in our online…

January 09, 2020 I Profile

More Than Metal

ESP Guitars is arguably one of the most renowned guitar brands in metal music today. But the company’s start looked very different. Founded as a guitar repair…

January 09, 2020 I Profile

Tackling Durability

After years as a touring drummer with indie acts like Elliott Smith, Bright Eyes and She & Him, Scott McPherson had just about had it with his cymbal bags…