The Music & Sound Retailer Magazine

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The voice of the independent music store. Each issue features the latest MI industry news and a sneak peek at hot music products hitting shelves. Plus, our experienced writers analyze the MI market, giving you a decisive competitive advantage. 

he Music & Sound Retailer is the pulse of the musical instrument industry, with the most subscribers among music trade publications. We are the magazine that breaks the news stories first, and we provide the news in an easy-to-read format.

The Music & Sound Retailer is in its 31st year and is the only magazine with MI Spy, the most talked about feature in the industry. On top of that, we’re the only magazine with a video newsletter, the very popular and highly regarded Vnewsletter. Broadcasting twice a month, it provides all the latest news and is hosted by New York City TV newswoman Jill Nicolini.