7th February 2023
Today, music technology firms ESI Audiotechnik, Artesia Pro, and Eleven Dimensions Media, announced a strategic partnership to advance new products, expand distribution, and develop new business in the US and Canada. The relationship fuses an expanding technology partnership between ESI Audiotechnik and Artesia Pro, while leveraging Eleven Dimensions Media's experience with ESI and decades of marketing, communications, artist relations, and business development in the professional music and audio technology industry.
New Xjam MIDI Controller by ESI and Artesia Pro
Co-developed by ESI Audiotechnik and Artesia Pro, the new Xjam MIDI controller ($139 USD) was launched at the 2022 Winter NAMM show and is now available worldwide. Featuring an array of assignable pads and rotary controllers, the Xjam brings the concept of mobile music production and performance to a new level.
The Xjam is incredibly powerful and compact – while also being very affordable. Whether used with a computer or standalone, the Xjam's sleek design is the perfect control surface for making music on the go, in the studio, or performing live.Claus Riethmüller of ESI Audiotechnik
The Xjam, follows the form factor of the Xkey MIDI controllers from CME that we've been distributing successfully for many years – we're excited to bring this new and exciting product to market with ESI.Matt Harpster of Artesia Pro
ESI Expands Distribution and Presence with Artesia Pro and Eleven Dimensions Media
As co-development partners, ESI and Artesia Pro will now leverage their relationship to streamline import logistics and product fulfillment for resellers in the US and Canada. Eleven Dimensions Media, which previously distributed and represented ESI in the US and Canada, will now be assisting ESI in a new role focused on marketing, communications, artist relations, and business development. Effective February 6th, new and existing ESI resellers may contact Artesia Pro to purchase ESI products going forward.
ESI appoints CMO and President of Business Development for ESI USA
As President and CEO of Eleven Dimensions Media, music technology industry veteran, Jason E. Davies, who also serves as a strategic advisor and VP of Global Sales & Business Development for Zynaptiq, GmbH, will assume an additional role and title as a representative for ESI in the US. As Chief Marcom Officer and President of Business Development for ESI USA, Jason – in conjunction with his existing business – will focus on artist and press relations, as well as new business development opportunities for ESI. "This is an exciting time for ESI and I'm excited to continue to help expand their presence in this new role.", said Jason E. Davies. In parallel, Eleven Dimensions Media will continue its focus on distribution and representation for its current and new brands.
About ESI Audiotechnik
ESI Audiotechnik GmbH, founded by Managing Director Claus Riethmüller in 2006, is a leading developer of professional audio interfaces, reference monitors, MIDI interfaces/controllers, and studio accessories. Headquartered near Stuttgart, Germany, ESI Audiotechnik products are used successfully by professionals as well as aspiring musicians and audio enthusiasts worldwide.
More info at www.esi-audio.com
About Artesia Pro
Artesia Pro is headquartered in San Diego, CA. and a leader for 10 years in electronic musical instruments, including ultra-mobile keyboards and music production equipment, mobile pianos, digital home pianos, electronic percussion and audio recording gear. This U.S. company founded by CEO Matt Harpster offers innovation from three engineering teams around the globe (Germany, Japan, the U.S.).
More info at artesia-pro.com
About Eleven Dimensions Media
Founded in early 2012 by Jason E. Davies, Eleven Dimensions Media offers over 20 years of experience in international sales, marketing, distribution, business development, strategic planning, press, as well as artist and press relations to companies worldwide.
Headquartered in Petaluma, California, Eleven Dimensions Media is in close proximity to San Francisco and Silicon Valley, while being just a day's drive or quick flight to the busy production studios of Los Angeles.
More info at www.11dmedia.com
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