Blaze Music Now Distributing John Pearse Strings, Clayton Picks & B-Band Acoustic Systems

Friday, November 7th, 2014
Rod Bader

Blaze Music President Rod Bader.

Blaze Music has announced that it is now the exclusive Canadian distributor for John Pearse Strings and Accessories, Clayton Picks and Accessories, and B-Band Acoustic Systems.

“Our dedicated Sales Team look forward to making it easier for Canadian Retailers to get these amazing products for their retail outlets,” says Rod Bader, president of Blaze Music. “All products are stocked in Calgary and offer speedy shipping in Canada. We worked very hard with the manufacturers to get aggressive pricing, which allows for great profits for the dealer. We know these products can increase the profits to your bottom line.”

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Coast Music Now Distributing Music Man & Sterling by Music Man

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Music Man and Sterling by Music Man have appointed Coast Music, a division of Jam Industries, as their exclusive distributor for the Canadian market. This change is now in effect.

“We feel that this change will provide us the strength to grow the Music Man brand for the retailers in the Canadian market,” says Nathan Stiff, International Sales Manager for Music Man.

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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.”

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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