Yorkville Now Distributing New Aston Microphones Range

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Yorkville’s Jeff Cowling

Yorkville’s Jeff Cowling

Yorkville Sound has added British studio microphone builder Aston Microphones to its catalog of distributed lines.

Newly founded in the U.K., the first four products in the Aston catalog are the Origin and Spirit studio microphones, the Rycote compact shockmount, and the Halo reflection filter. All Aston products are designed and built in the U.K. and will be shipping this summer.

“Aston Mics have hit the recording scene with a bang, and we at Yorkville Sound are thrilled to represent these products in Canada,” Jeff Cowling, VP of sales and marketing at Yorkville Sound, tells Canadian Music Trade. “The unique look of the Origin and Spirit microphones immediately turns heads, but it’s the sound that really impresses users. The game-changing design of the Halo reflection filter is sure to be an engineer’s dream for studios of all sizes.”

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Cymatic Audio Appoints Audio Plus Services/Plurison as Distributor in the U.S. & Canada

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
Plurison's Simon Côté

Plurison’s Simon Côté

Cymatic Audio has announced the appointment of Audio Plus Services (USA) and sister company Plurison (Canada) as the distributor of its line of multi-track recorders and players throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Audio Plus Services/Plurison is the distributor of high-end hi-fi and professional brands, such as Focal, Naim, Cambridge Audio, SPL, and many others.

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Coast Music Now Distributing Remo Percussion Products in Canada

Friday, April 1st, 2016
Rush's Neil Peart is a Remo drumhead user

Rush’s Neil Peart, a Remo drumhead user

Remo has announced that effective today, April 1st, 2016, Coast Music (JAM Industries) will be the full line distributor of Remo products in Canada.

“We are very excited to be working closely with one of the most well-known brands in the music industry. The impact Remo had since patenting the world’s first synthetic drumheads has led to many innovations and unlimited opportunities for the use of drums and drumming in everyday life, and we are thrilled to be part of their vision for the future,” Scott A. Atkins, national sales manager for percussion brands at Coast Music, tells Canadian Music Trade.

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Drum Workshop Inks Worldwide Distribution Deal With KickPort

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Drum Workshop, Inc. has inked a deal for worldwide distribution, marketing, and artist relations for KickPort International products. Drum Workshop’s chief product officer, Don Lombardi, spearheaded the agreement that will have DW taking over operations for the line, while manufacturing arrangements will remain unchanged.  Also recently announced was the appointment of Mark Moralez to KickPort brand manager. Moralez is based in DW’s Oxnard, CA headquarters and also manages KAT Digital Percussion.

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Erikson Audio Now Distributing Reloop

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
Erikson Audio Product Manager Mark Wellein

Erikson Audio Product Manager Mark Wellein

Erikson Audio is now the Canadian distribution for Reloop. Reloop manufacturers a wide array of DJ products, including DJ turntables, mixers, controllers, interfaces, and more.

“We are pleased and excited to be taking on Reloop distribution here in the Canadian market and look forward to being a part of this great brand’s continued growth,” comments Erikson Audio Product Manager Mark Wellein.

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Hal Leonard Now Distributing Loog Guitars

Thursday, February 11th, 2016
Loog Guitars Inventor Rafael Atijas

Loog Guitars Inventor Rafael Atijas

Hal Leonard Corporation and Loog Guitars have announced a strategic partnership covering distribution in Canada and the U.S. for Loog’s line of three-string children’s guitars, as well as licensing rights for Loog’s new instructional book and app.

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