Industry NewsMusic producer/Cilantro Music owner Ian Jeffreys joined Fluid Music (NYC)After three years with Tonic, New York, Emmy Award nominated audio engineer/sound 6/01/2006 8:00 AM Eastern
Music producer/Cilantro Music owner Ian Jeffreys joined Fluid Music (NYC)…After three years with Tonic, New York, Emmy Award — nominated audio engineer/sound designer Brian Beatrice joined Bionic Media (NYC). In other company news, Bionic has upped its HD offerings by adding Avid's DS Nitris HD system…QSC Audio (Costa Mesa, CA) appointed Danny Pickett to the key accounts manager, cinema position…New North American sales manager at Peavey (Meridian, MS) is Trevor Gibson, a longtime Peavey independent sales rep…Overseeing the sales force in the U.S. for M-Audio (L.A.) is Ralph Goldheim, national sales manager…Chris Lordots returns to Gepco (Des Plaines, IL) and joins the outside sales team, working in the Central region. Lordots replaces Todd Harrington, who is relocating to the Denver area, where he will handle Gepco's Midwest sales…New distribution deals: Linear Acoustics (Lancaster, PA) appointed J+C Intersonic (Regensdorf, Switzerland) as distributor for Switzerland, Germany and Austria; MI7 (Malmo, Sweden) will distribute SSL's (Oxford, UK) Duende in Germany, Benelux and Japan. The company also signed distribution deals with Chandler Limited (Waverly, IA) for the EMI TG12413 (throughout Europe) and NOTION (Europe, Japan), and has added Visound (Portugal) to its pan-European network; TC Electronic (Westlake Village, CA) added Bormann Marketing (Edina, MN), which will handle Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North and South Dakotas. Online Marketing has taken on all TC Electronic U.S. lines, On the Road Marketing (Wadsworth, OH) is now representing Lab.gruppen, and Brownestone Marketing (Seattle) and PCM Marketing (Walnut Creek, CA) added Dynaudio Acoustics to their lineups.