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The Music Retail Show

Jul 9, 2019

In this episode, we sit down and discuss MIRC (Musical Instrument Reclamation Corporation). We answer common questions we receive and also discuss why MIRC started producing The Music Retail Show podcast.

MIRC is the nation's largest wholesaler of used guitars and other stringed instruments.

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Jul 2, 2019

In this episode, we sat down with NAMM Young Professionals President, Mark Despotakis. Mark is also the Director of Market Development at Progressive Music in Pittsburgh, PA.

We discuss the importance of NAMM YP and how to get involved-hint...it's super easy and free!

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Jun 21, 2019

In this episode, we sat down again with Causby Challacombe, Director of Membership for the NAMM Foundation. Causby is one of our favorite guests! Her enthusiasm for the MI industry and knowledge of the benefits of NAMM are always inspiring and helpful. Also, if you aren't currently a NAMM member, don't miss the...


Jun 4, 2019

In this episode we sat down with Allen Haynes, owner of The Music Stop in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  Allen is a great example of a diversified music store with multiple revenue streams.  His knowledge about band rentals, sound system installs, and day to day music store operations is second to none.  Not only that, but...


May 21, 2019

In this episode we sat down with Epiphone Product Manager, Aljon Go. Aljon is highly respected in the MI industry not only for his work, but for his character as well.

Aljon is a wealth of knowledge about all things Epiphone, Kramer, Steinberger, and Tobias. Sit back and enjoy this episode!

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