SFM and Alvarez Guitars Support Le Festif! à l’École Arts Festival in Quebec

SFM, in partnership with Alvarez Guitars, is pleased to be the official instrument supplier to Le Festif! à l’École, the in-school component of Le Festif! De Baie St-Paul, a popular music and street performing arts festival held annually in the scenic Charlevoix region of Quebec. Since 2018, Le Festif! à l'École has brought renowned Quebec artists directly into elementary and high schools throughout the province. Students have the opportunity to meet established artists, participate in song writing workshops, learn about the singer-songwriter profession and see a show. The initiative seeks to encourage students to get involved in the musical [...]

2021-04-08T08:34:02-05:00April 8, 2021|

SFM Congratulates Erik Lind on His Promotion to Manager, MI BU

Montreal, Quebec ─ February 8, 2021 ─ We are pleased to announce the recent promotion of Erik Lind to Manager, MI Business Unit. Erik Lind started with SFM 14 years ago as product manager. He was instrumental in the development of several brands and in fostering strong relationships with suppliers and industry personnel. With the addition of Erik’s talent and past experience as a gigging guitarist, he understands both the musical journey and practical aspects of the business. "I'm lucky to work alongside a group of dedicated, talented colleagues at SFM," said Lind. "Our tightly-knit MI team brings excitement [...]

2021-02-11T15:29:00-05:00February 11, 2021|

SFM Announced as Exclusive Canadian Distributor for Two notes Audio Engineering

Regarded as pioneers in the Digital Load Box and Cab Sim / Impulse Response technology space, French company Two notes Audio Engineering is delighted to name Montreal’s SFM as its new, exclusive distributor for Canada. Founded in 2008, Two notes offer guitarists, bass players and sound engineers a suite of studio-grade hardware and software products, all designed for tone hounds. At NAMM 2020, the company released the latest addition to its acclaimed Torpedo range, Captor X. This game-changing tool functions as a compact reactive load box, tube amp attenuator, miked cab simulator, IR loader and stereo expander [...]

2020-04-14T12:54:12-05:00April 14, 2020|

SFM celebrates its 40th anniversary

Today marks SFM’s 40th anniversary, and although there is a lot we would like to cover, there is only one message that matters. Thank You. To all our clients, suppliers, and colleagues, for those who believed in us in 1978 and stood by our side through the years, we would not have lasted a day, let alone 40 years in this business, without you. We are extremely proud to work in an industry that thrives on bringing communication, and experiences to life. As we continue to embark on new adventures that explore the evolution of technologies and [...]

2018-05-31T11:06:28-05:00May 28, 2018|

Schecter Guitars – New Summer 2015 Special Editions

Schecter Guitars has introduced a trio of Special Edition models, dressed-to-kill in their new Trans-Purple Burst finish. The Hellraiser Hybrid SOLO-II and C-1 are loaded with all of the features that have made this one of their most popular new collections: EMG 57/66 humbuckers, a thin fast SLS set-in neck with compound radius, carbon fibre binding, and more! The SLS C-1 FR/S features Schecter's exclusive Floyd Rose 1500 tremolo and the Sustainiac Infinite Sustain System, and is also armed with Schecter's own Custom Shop Apocalypse tri-magnet high-output passive humbucker! All 3 Special Edition models will begin shipping to authorized dealers [...]

2016-10-28T10:13:26-05:00August 11, 2015|

Casio Canada Appoints SFM for Canadian MI Distribution

Dorval, Quebec – SFM is proud to have been appointed as the new distributor of Casio’s electronic musical instrument products to the Canadian MI channel. Casio offers a full line of electric keyboards, digital pianos, synthesizers, and DJ controllers that cater to both beginners and professionals alike. From their mini-keys products right up through their prestigious Privia and Celviano digital pianos, Casio offers a compelling and feature-rich solution for musicians of all levels. “Casio has a rich history as an innovative electronics company and we believe they will continue to push the envelope in bringing exceptional technologies to market” says Anthony [...]

2016-10-28T10:13:37-05:00July 27, 2015|

MusicNomad Wins Best in Show at Summer NAMM 2015

DORVAL, QC – MusicNomad, the musical instrument equipment care company, was one of the big winners of the Summer NAMM 2015 edition of Best in Show, the popular breakfast panel discussion at NAMM U. Six retail-buying experts shopped Summer NAMM, selecting the 24 best products, companies or services they saw during the three days of this year’s show. On the morning of July 11, at Nashville’s Music City Center, they discussed their choices in front of a packed audience of NAMM attendees. MusicNomad was a winner in the 'Best Accessories and Add-ons' category, as selected by panelist Tim Spicer, owner [...]

2016-10-28T10:13:39-05:00July 15, 2015|

Cole Clark Introduces All Mahogany Models

DORVAL, QC – Cole Clark, the Australian guitar maker known for its use of native Australian tonewoods, its unique pickup system, and Spanish heel neck joint design, will introduce its first ever all-mahogany models to North America at the 2015 Summer NAMM Show. Cole Clark 2 Series Fat Lady and Angel in all­‐Mahogany Employing sustainably-sourced, Australian-grown African Mahogany, the new models are part of the Cole Clark’s 2 Series Custom Standard range and are available in the company’s two trademark shapes: Fat Lady (dreadnought) and Angel (grand auditorium). As with other 2 Series Custom Standard guitars, the all-mahogany [...]

2016-10-28T10:13:43-05:00July 6, 2015|

Cole Clark Introduces the Little Lady Small Scale Guitar

DORVAL, QC – Cole Clark, the Australian guitar maker known for its use of native Australian tonewoods, its unique pickup system, and Spanish heel neck joint design, will introduce its new Little Lady small scale guitar to North America at the 2015 Summer NAMM Show. Cole Clark Little Lady models. CCLL1-­RDM and CCLL2-­RDRW The Little Lady shape, employing a short 23.5 inch scale found on many high‐end jazz guitars in the mid‐20th century, is offered at two levels of Cole Clark’s range: 1 Series, and 2 Series. All configurations feature a solid Californian Redwood face, and include a [...]

2016-10-28T10:13:43-05:00July 6, 2015|

Cole Clark Appoints SFM as Canadian Distributor

DORVAL, QC – SF Marketing Inc. (SFM), a distribution and marketing company serving the Canadian MI and Pro Audio markets, is proud to have been appointed the new exclusive Canadian distributor of Cole Clark Guitars. Founded in 2001, Cole Clark combines classical construction with innovative design and manufacturing techniques to produce a lighter, stronger, unique guitar with a natural amplified sound. SFM’s Erik Lind (on left), and John Kelley The company’s guitars are all made in Australia, and feature only solid timbers using mostly native Australian tonewoods that are largely sustainable. Their patented pickup system is the most [...]

2016-10-28T10:13:44-05:00July 6, 2015|
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