NEW YORK — Tekserve (www.tekserve.com) is hosting its “Gathering of the Gear” event on Thursday, May 22. The audio gear fair will take place from 3pm to 8pm at the reseller’s store on West 23rd Street in Manhattan. Attendees will have the opportunity to test the latest gear from a variety of audio manufacturers and speak with the experts regarding the technology. Confirmed vendors include Avid (Pro Tools), Apogee, Ableton, Magma, LaCie, G-Tech, iZotope, Universal Audio and Genelec.
Tekserve will also be providing wireless speaker and headphone testing stations. Media partner WBGO will stream a live radio feed of the station’s programming through the headphone and speaker demo stations, so listeners can sample content.
At 5pm, Tekserve will begin serving refreshments to accompany musical performances by Brooklyn-based electronic musician Erin Barra and The People’s Republic of Sound Presents Thomas Piper Jr. In addition, there will be a pro audio gear sale set up in the lower level of the store, featuring up to 75 percent off of last season’s stock.
Following the event, Tekserve will be hosting educational seminars in late May and early June for creatives working in the audio production industry. Each seminar session will be an intimate educational opportunity to interact with Tekserve’s audio specialists, a variety of audio vendors and professionals using the products represented, in their workflows.