ABACA To Distribute/Represent Prodipe in North America

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

VL21_HDMI market audio equipment distributor ABACA Audio Distribution has announced an agreement to exclusively distribute/represent European audio equipment developer Prodipe in North America as of Nov. 3, 2014.

Prodipe offers a wide range of audio equipment — including headphones, microphones, speakers, and various accessories — designed in Europe and manufactured in Asia. “Prodipe is, first and foremost, a human adventure — albeit one made possible by professionals intent on making their mark with high-quality products with a stylish French touch that are accessible to all musicians and producers,” says Prodipe President Jean-Luc Masson, before adding, “Prodipe is the bright choice. The partnership with ABABCA Audio Distribution for the North American market is a new step in the development of the Prodipe philosophy… and the beginning of a new adventure.”


Music Marketing Now Distributing Sony Creative Software

Friday, October 31st, 2014
(L-R) Michael Bryant, Director of Marketing at Sony Creative Software; Music Marketing President Ray Williams &  Mike Scheibinger, Marketing Manager at Sony Creative Software

(L-R) Michael Bryant, Director of Marketing at Sony Creative Software; Music Marketing President Ray Williams & Mike Scheibinger, Marketing Manager at Sony Creative Software

Music Marketing is now the North American distributor for Sony Creative Software. This means that now more musical instruments resellers using XCHANGE Market Platform are able to carry and sell Sony Products.

“We are thrilled to be working with a great company like Sony. Their products are of the highest caliber and now MI resellers will be able to serve these great products to their customers digitally. We are very excited.” says Ray Williams, president of Music Marketing.


Dunlop Appoints Coast Music as Canadian Distributor

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Dunlop Manufacturing has appointed Coast Music, a division of Jam Industries, as its exclusive distributor for the Canadian market. This change takes effect as of Nov. 1, 2014.

Dunlop says that in an effort to streamline its distribution and put a greater focus on the Dunlop family of brands, it will be restructuring its distribution model in Canada. The company says in a statement, “We feel that this change will allow us to position Dunlop products more favorably in the market and encourage further growth over time.”


Hal Leonard Now Distributing Apogee Electronics

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Recent talks between Hal Leonard Corporation and digital audio recording company Apogee Electronics have culminated in a new distribution deal for the MI and pro audio channels in the U.S. and Canada. Apogee director of worldwide sales, Jeremy Stappard, reached the agreement with Brad Smith, senior sales and marketing manager for Hal Leonard.

Hal Leonard will initially distribute Apogee’s ONE for iPad and Mac, MiC 96k, JAM, JAM 96k, andGiO lines. These products were some of the first professional-quality audio interfaces for recording using iPhones, iPads, and Macs.


SFM Now Distributing SKB Cases

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
Simon Tournay, Product Manager for SKB at SFM

Simon Tournay, Product Manager for SKB at SFM

SFM has been appointed the new exclusive distributor of SKB cases.

Established in 1977 by company founders Dave Sanderson and Steve Kottman, SKB Corporation manufactured its first guitar case in a small Anaheim, CA garage. Today, SKB is recognized globally as an industry leader in the design and manufacture of molded polymer transport cases.

“SKB is thrilled to be partnering with SFM. SFM brings world class professionalism and first class customer service to excel SKB into the Canadian market. I’m very excited to welcome SFM to the SKB family” remarks David Sanderson II, Director of International Sales & Business Development for SKB.


Charlie Argall Music Now Distributing Curt Mangan Strings

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Charlie Argall Music is now the exclusive distributor for Curt Mangan Strings in Canada.

“I have known Charlie and Rebecca Argall for many years and have great respect for their company,” says Curt Mangan, founder of Curt Mangan strings. “We are excited to have the opportunity to work with them and their staff to make Curt Mangan products readily available for Canadian musicians.”