Levy’s Leathers has announced the addition of three new hires to its customer service and inside sales teams; Jessica Lemieux, Kevin Strom, and Josh Zeaton. Each has a unique set of skills and style and each understands their role is to serve our retail customers and assist our outside sales reps throughout the United States and Canada, says the company.
Erikson Audio, a JAM Industries company, has announced it is now the Canadian distributor for Warm Audio, which manufacturers studio gear such as microphones, mic pres, compressors, and more.
“We are very happy to be adding Warm Audio to the Erikson Audio catalogue,” Erikson Audio’s Jeff Carman, Sr. VP at JAM Industries. “The lineup of professional analog recording gear – at unheard of prices – is a perfect complement to our existing line-card. Warm is an up-and-coming brand, and we are excited to bring that growth to the Canadian market.”
On Feb. 24th, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visited his country’s most successful audio company, RØDE Microphones, at the manufacturer’s Silverwater facility, in part to celebrate the Freedman Electronics 50th anniversary.
Prime Minister Turnbull and MP Craig Laundy, Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, were greeted by RØDE Founder and Chairman Peter Freedman, Freedman Electronics CEO Mr. Damien Wilson, and Tony Furney of Furney’s Engineering, then toured the RØDE campus’s state-of-the-art anechoic chamber and various manufacturing departments. These include RØDE’s precision CNC metal work, surface-mount-technology electronics production and RØDE’s one-of-a-kind manufacture installation – the Capsule Cell (it makes the “heart” of the microphone – the capsule).
Coast Music, a division of JAM Industries, has won the Jupiter distributor award for 2016. Canada was recognized during the annual distributor meeting at the winter NAMM Show 2017. This award is presented every year recognizing partners who have significantly made an impact on the growth of the Jupiter brand, their community efforts, as well as outstanding support of Jupiter brass and woodwind instruments. Alex Kundakcioglu, national sales manager, accepted the award on behalf of Coast Music from Karl Leong, CEO of KHS.
Registration for 2017 Summer NAMM will open March 29 at 8 a.m. PDT. Those who plan to attend must be an active NAMM member to register for their free badges. If those whose membership is not active, visit the Membership renewal page.
Representatives from organizations that do not qualify for membership may apply for a badge to attend 2017 Summer NAMM. Applications are available for pro audio professionals and buyers representing non-member companies, venues and houses of worship, as well as music educators and music majors. Attendees must be 18 or over to attend The NAMM Show. Badge fees will apply.
Musikmesse, the annual trade fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production, and music business connections, will return to Frankfurt, Germany from April 5-8, 2017. It will provide a comprehensive overview of the latest products on the musical instrument market coupled with a complementary program of events. Tickets are now available via the Musikmesse website. Visitors who buy their admission ticket online profit from a significant discount over the price on arrival at the fair.