Audio Exchange International Named the Exclusive U.S. Distributor of Thermionic Culture

Audio Exchange International, Inc. (AXI) has been named the exclusive U.S. distributor of Thermionic Culture, manufacturer of handmade valve audio products. Under the new agreement, AXI will handle all sales and marketing of Thermionic Culture products throughout the U.S.

“I’m pleased that AXI is now handling the U.S distribution of Thermionic Culture distribution,” says Kevin Walker, marketing director for Unity Audio Limited, the parent company of Thermionic Culture. “I’ve known David Malekpour for a number of years and his team at AXI is so enthusiastic about Thermionic Culture. They really believe in the product and their professional approach will benefit everyone. I look forward to increasing the presence of Thermionic Culture products in America, as well as continuing the relationship with AXI for years to come.”

AXI made sure the new agreement was off to a flying start supplying Dave Hampton, chief engineer at Paisley Park, (Prince’s studio) with a Phoenix; producers and engineers Jerry Harrison and Eric Thorngren, who are currently remixing The Talking Heads catalogue for surround, are now equipped with a Phoenix and a Culture Vulture; and Peter Katis, producer and engineer, is outfitted with a Phoenix, a Culture Vulture and an Early Bird.

“We are very excited about the new partnership with Thermionic Culture,” says Chris Walsh, director of sales and marketing for AXI. “Thermionic Culture is some of the finest tube gear made and is the perfect compliment to our existing products. Our professional team is eager to market and grow the Thermionic Culture line in the U.S.”

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