Thursday, December 7th, 2017
Erik Lind Brand Manager, MI at SFM
Keeley Electronics, the U.S. maker of guitar and bass effects pedals, has appointed Montreal’s SFM as its new exclusive Canadian distributor.
Since 2001, Robert Keeley has designed and manufactured his popular line guitar and bass effects pedals. One of the true original American boutique pedal brands, Keeley’s legendary pedals are made in Edmond, OK and are used by discerning players around the world.
Friday, October 27th, 2017
Erikson Music, a division of JAM industries, is now the official Canadian distributor for Schecter Guitars, effective Oct. 16, 2017.
Over the last 40 years, Schecter guitars has developed a reputation as one of the industry’s premier guitar companies, with a comprehensive and expanding line up appealing to a wide array of players and musical styles. High quality at an affordable price with a growing roster of high-profile artists, Erikson Music is proud and excited to partner and represent this brand. We are excited to add Schecter to our catalog, our strength and partnership with our customers will help grow the business in the Canadian marketplace. Our sales representative, order desk, management and purchasing team are ready to make this partnership a success.
Friday, October 27th, 2017
Alejandro Scherb, Richard Coco & Carlos Torres
Quebec-based Music 8 was recently chosen as the exclusive distributor of La Bella strings for Canada.
La Bella has been in the music business for a long time, with one of the widest varieties of strings for all instruments, including guitar, banjo, ukulele, oud, and all orchestral instruments. The relationship between Music 8 and La Bella is also a long lasting success, as Music 8 President Alejandro Scherb and La Bella President Richard Coco solidify their longtime relationship.
“It has always been a pleasure working with Coco,” says Scherb. “We have known each other for years, and now to be exclusive distributors is something very special.”
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
Symetrix’s Jim Latimer (left) & Erikson Audio’s Jeff Carman
Symetrix, a provider of installed systems DSP, has announced the appointment Erikson Audio as the exclusive distributor in Canada for its product line, including their extensive Dante-based solutions.
“Erikson Audio is well known, well connected, and well positioned to be successful with Symetrix in Canada,” says Symetrix Regional Sales Manager Jim Latimer. “They have multiple complimentary product lines, including several of our strategic partners, coupled with a formidable organization for market education and development, and product fulfillment. We’re excited about the possibilities this partnership will open up for both our companies, and we look forward to working with them.”
Friday, October 13th, 2017
Artiphon Co-Founders Mike Butera & Jacob Gordon
Artiphon, a consumer electronics company based in Nashville, announced that as of Oct. 1, 2017, Hal Leonard will distribute its INSTRUMENT 1 digital instrument to U.S. and Canadian music stores. The announcement came from Dr. Mike Butera, Founder and CEO of Artiphon, and Brad Smith, VP of MI Products with Hal Leonard.
Friday, September 15th, 2017
Leonard VP of MI Products Brad Smith
Walrus Audio, an electronics company based in Oklahoma City, announced that as of Sept. 1, 2017, Hal Leonard will distribute its line of guitar pedals and accessories to U.S. and Canadian music stores. The announcement came from Colt Westbrook, president of Walrus Audio, and Brad Smith, VP of MI products with Hal Leonard.