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 analog components in the US and Canada. Founded and managed by industry veterans Isaac Markowitz (Sales & Business Development) and Shane Buettner (Marketing and Logistics), 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. 

Isaac Markowitz – Co-Founder, Sales & Business Development

A born enthusiast and lifelong learner, Isaac Markowitz fell in love with music at an early age, thanks to his audiophile father. After an extraordinarily successful run managing Magnolia Design Centers, Markowitz most recently served as Ambassador for Aspirational Audio at AudioQuest, where he developed a luxury sales and education platform focused on specialty dealers that reached tens of thousands of sales professionals, driving millions in sales. Isaac’s professional commitment is connecting people with their passion for music, and MIBS Distro represents an opportunity to share his vision for world-class audio reproduction with more people.

Isaac Markowitz