Features

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…

January 09, 2020 I Profile

From Bicycles to Brass

In the 1880s, entrepreneur and amateur trombonist, Frank Ellsworth Olds set up a bicycle-building enterprise in Los Angeles. In time, he took the metalworking…

January 09, 2020 I Profile

More Models, More Options

For the first time at The NAMM Show, a slew of instruments from Bergerault Percussions will be on full display at the Hoshino USA booth. As part of a new…

January 09, 2020 I Profile

Audio Excellence

This year, Sennheiser is celebrating an important milestone — 75 years of innovation. To commemorate this special occasion, the Wedemark, Germany-based audio…