About MIBS Distro

MIBS’ Mission

MIBS Distro is performance audio’s NEW premier brand management and distribution firm in North America, specializing in aspirational, ultra-performance analog. MIBS Distro is the exclusive home of Lyra Co Ltd.’s hand-built phono cartridges and SAT’s precision analog components in the US and Canada. Founded and managed by industry veteran Shane Buettner, MIBS is focused on its mission is build the essential relationships between the world’s finest audio brands and the vast network of specialty audio dealers, reviewers, press and more that are required to take each brand to the next level.

Shane Buettner

Shane Buettner- Co-Founder, Marketing & Logistics

Professional music lover and Hi-Fi industry veteran Shane Buettner is the Founder and Boss of the widely respected vinyl reissue label Intervention Records, and prior to co-founding MIBS Distro was VP of Marketing at AudioQuest. Buettner’s expertise is communicating how technology serves the emotional impact of music and the arts. He performed Marketing and Communication duties for Vandersteen Audio and Brinkmann, and before that spent a prior life in A/V publishing. His written work was read in respected publications such as Home Theater magazine, The Absolute Sound and The Perfect Vision. 

Jonathan Badov

MIBS Distro NA is a partnership between America’s Shane Buettner of MIBS Distro and Jonathan Badov in Canada. Jonathan is principal at Sonic Artistry, a destination-level hi-fi dealer based in Toronto, Ontario for over 25 years. Sonic Artistry chooses only the finest audio products, those that match the company’s ethos of Artistry, Integrity and Music. Sonic Artistry strives for customer satisfaction, managing all aspects of setup and maximizing all parameters of system performance. Jonathan is also a Professional Engineer in Canada having over 30yrs of experience in the HVAC market.