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June 11, 2018 05:19 PM

Fender Carries Out Amps to Karaoke Houses

Fender Music Japan with Edward Cole as its president announced that it would launch new business carrying Fender guitars and amps into Manekineko Karaoke house chain, which turns the place to a dedicated lesson studio for the visitors. Manekineko operates as a national karaoke house chain having equipped with original “Love Guitar” karaoke system under the concept “Come to Manekineko With A Guitar”. Customers can enjoy practicing guitar just like they are in rehearsal stu...

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June 11, 2018 05:18 PM

Yamaha Presents AI-assisted Installation Program

Yamaha’s YOO AI project helps support pianists with myriads of musical experience and performance assistance. Following “Duet with YOO” installation program held as part of  “South by Southwest (SXSW)” exhibition in Austin, Texas in March, Yamaha presented the installation program at Yamaha Ginza Building, Tokyo, from April 25 through May 22. AI technology of Duet with YOO accompanies you (pianist) with matched performance chasing images displayed on the screen. As ...

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June 06, 2018 04:14 PM

2018 Musical Instruments Fair Japan Exhibitors

2018 Musical Instruments Fair Japan takes place at Tokyo Big Sight from October 19 (Fri.) through 21. (Sun.) A Animato/Aoyama Harp Co./Arai & Co., Inc./ ARCO Percussion/Astrias Guitar Manufacturing Ltd./ ATV Corporation/Audio-Technica Corp. B Birdland Co., Ltd./Bruno/Buffet Crampon Japan Ltd. C Casio Computer Co., Ltd. /Curtis Corporation D Daiking Corporation/DCT Japan Co., Ltd./Day’s Corporation/ Diligent Corporation/Diviser Co., Ltd./Duplex Co., Ltd. E Ecceno EJIMA ARCHTOP GUITARS/E...

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May 02, 2018 05:08 PM

Yamaha’s 2018 Sales Increases 6.1%

According to Yamaha’s 2018 financial report announced on May 1, sales for the term was 433 billion yen, +6.1% and operating revenue was 48.8 billion yen, +10.2%, respectively, over the previous term. Net income also increased 16.4% to 54.4 billion yen. They all achieved historical record. Sales of music business rose 6.5% to 274.5 billion yen. The company explains that guitars achieved 2-digit growth, and demands for digital musical instruments were also high. Chinese market greatly advanc...

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April 16, 2018 11:22 AM

Industry’s First Music Products Retail Market & Trend Survey

Japan Musical Instruments Association with Takuya Nakata as its president, unveiled recently 2016 retail market survey on 20 music products categories in Japan in collaboration of 70 leading retailers. It’s the first time that the industry has organized the survey to overview Japan’s music products market as a whole, trend of individual product categories, to share the results in the industry and seek measures to develop market and increase music makers. To keep the acquired data und...

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