Cymplify Music (formerly Soundwave Merch) has major company muscle with “independent company thinking”. It’s a venture that has merged personalized service and a boutique style mentality with the powerful resources that come with a well-established business. With access to its own huge printing and embroidery warehouse, on-line stores and designers on hand, there is no job too large for Cymplify. Just as importantly, there is no job too small. The all important merchandise piece of your puzzle should be fun, professionally supported, profitable and as easy to navigate as possible. Whether it’s your band or your brand Cymplify is here for you.
Campus Customs, a screenprinting and embroidery company with over thirty five years experience, brings quality, capability and customer support to Cymplify. With over 35,000 square feet of production and warehouse space, and thousands of customers around the globe, Cymplify and Campus Customs can maximize your brand.
The Cymplify Team:
Joel – Founding member of the family-owned apparel company, Campus Customs, a screen-printing and embroidery company in business for more than 35 years, Joel works with artists, events and a network of colleges and universities across the country. Joel turned his passion for music into Soundwave Merchandising several years ago and now looks to expand the services that Cymplify offers to musicians.
Ken – Accomplished lead singer and songwriter for the platinum-selling band Sister Hazel, Ken also founded the charity Lyrics For Life and was instrumental in the creation of the hugely successful music/fan driven event The Rock Boat. He still records and tours with Sister Hazel. Performing since he was 12 and touring extensively for the past 14 years, Ken brings with him his creativity, understanding of the industry and his infamous excitement and passion to the team.
Steve – Graphic Design/Illustration
Julie – Graphic Design/Illustration
Kevin – Web Design/Graphic Design
Seth – Web Design/Graphic Design – Seth Adam is a web guy/graphics guy by day, and a musician by night (though it all mixes together at various points within a daily, 24 hour period). A nationally touring musician himself, he understands the musician’s need of having a solid merchandising strategy.
Marcie – The music business has been a part of Marcie’s life since 1993 where she got her start at Capitol Records. Throughout her college years at University of Michigan, Marcie became a college rep for Universal Records where she worked with bands such as reel big fish, goldfinger, and a little band from Gainesville called Sister Hazel. After college, Marcie worked at all access management working with A&M recording artists FAT and Hall & Oates. Marcie also held positions at jive/silvertone records working with (hed)p.e, Buddy Guy, and Jars of Clay and at farmclub/Geffen, a national tv show and record label where she discovered bands such as Chimaira, SEV, Hoobastank, and lostprophets. Marcie landed a job at Rock Ridge Music where she was the Director of Artist Management Services working with Matt Duke, Ernie Halter, Tony Lucca, Ingram Hill, and Sister Hazel. Marcie is now exploring new frontiers as Project Manager at Campus Customs & Cymplify. When not listening to Duran Duran, Marcie enjoys spending time with her husband Andrew and 1 year old son, Ari.