January 18, 2021 I Retail

Guitar Center’s Top 10 Musical Gear Trend Predictions for 2021

As the music industry continues to shift, Guitar Center is forecasting a surge in popularity for specific musical gear and accessories that it has seen gain traction during the pandemic.

January 12, 2021 I Distribution

Sweetwater & Music Tribe Enter Partnership

The focus of the relationship is to “deliver a customer experience with unique collaborative opportunities.”

January 11, 2021 I Acquisition

Gibson Acquires Mesa/Boogie

Gibson has announced the addition of Mesa/Boogie to its family of brands.

January 11, 2021 I Obituary

Shimamura Music Founder Passes Away

The founder of Japan’s largest music retail chain, Shimamura Music, passed away on Dec. 26 at the age of 87.

January 11, 2021 I Acquisition

Korg USA Acquires Aguilar Amplification Company

Korg is now a direct investor in the new entity, Aguilar Musical Instruments, which operates as a separate company under the Korg USA portfolio of brands.

January 05, 2021 I Event

Reasons to Believe

NAMM’s Believe In Music Week this week might just offer the music products industry battle plans for a post-pandemic 2021.

January 04, 2021 I Coronavirus

NASMD Postpones March Meeting

The organization said it hopes to reschedule for later in the spring or summer.

January 04, 2021 I Distribution

Hal Leonard to Distribute Innovative Percussion

The company also expands lines with KAT, Paiste and Remo.