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New Barnes & Mullins area sales manager

New Barnes & Mullins area sales manager

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Barnes & Mullins has appointed Chris Walker as its new sales manager for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 3:02PM
Date set for 2016 Brighton Music Conference

Date set for 2016 Brighton Music Conference

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Next year’s Brighton Music Conference will take place at the Brighton Dome on Thursday, April 14th and Friday, April 15th.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 2:34PM
FBT takes on exclusive distribution of JTS

FBT takes on exclusive distribution of JTS

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FBT Audio UK has become the exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for mic specialist JTS.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 12:53PM
NAMM Foundation backs Music for All with new grant

NAMM Foundation backs Music for All with new grant

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UK music charity, Music for All, has received renewed support from the NAMM Foundation in the form of a grant, which will help the charity deliver programmes that increase ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 11:27AM

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TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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This week’s top ten rundown features a couple of major distribution deals, a mystery shopper report and a clutch of new releases.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 10:02AM
INTERVIEW: David and Christa Liggins, Ocarina Workshop

INTERVIEW: David and Christa Liggins, Ocarina Workshop

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For more than 30 years, Ocarina Workshop has been serving a niche market in the MI industry. Daniel Gumble chatted with company owners David and Christa Liggins to find out ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 3:22PM
Polar Audio clinches Rane Corp distribution deal

Polar Audio clinches Rane Corp distribution deal

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Polar Audio has sealed a major UK distribution deal with leading DJ brand Rane Corp.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 2:52PM
ABRSM introduces new bowed strings syllabus

ABRSM introduces new bowed strings syllabus

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ABRSM has today (Thursday, July 2nd) released its new Bowed Strings Syllabus with refreshed repertoire lists for violin, viola and cello.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 2:30PM

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Rat Stands adds to product line-up

Rat Stands adds to product line-up

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Rat Stands has announced the latest addition to its product portfolio with the new Bamboo Opera Conductor’s stand.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 10:50AM
Venues Day 2015 details announced

Venues Day 2015 details announced

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This year’s Venues Day 2015 will take place on Tuesday, October 20th at London’s Ministry of Sound, Music Venue Trust has announced.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 1st 2015 at 5:14PM
Fleetwood Mac star becomes Orange Amplification ambassador

Fleetwood Mac star becomes Orange Amplification ambassador

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Fleetwood Mac bassist, John McVie, has become Orange Amplification’s latest brand ambassador.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 1st 2015 at 1:00PM
US distribution deal struck for JHS guitar brands

US distribution deal struck for JHS guitar brands

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JHS has appointed Texas-based distributor, RBI Music, as the official US distributor of its Fret-King, Vintage, Encore and Pilgrim guitar lines.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 1st 2015 at 10:36AM

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EMD expands distribution roster with La Rosa

EMD expands distribution roster with La Rosa

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EMD has become the exclusive distributor for Spanish-made cajon brand La Rosa.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 1st 2015 at 10:11AM
Headstock Distribution to distribute Schlagwerk in UK and Ireland

Headstock Distribution to distribute Schlagwerk in UK and Ireland

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Headstock Distribution has inked an exclusive UK and Ireland distribution agreement with German hand percussion manufacturer, Schlagwerk.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 1st 2015 at 8:21AM
Rosetti to distribute Ritter bags

Rosetti to distribute Ritter bags

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Rosetti has recently been appointed as distributor for Ritter bags in the UK and Ireland.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 30th 2015 at 3:08PM
'Creative industries growing at twice the rate of wider UK economy'

'Creative industries growing at twice the rate of wider UK economy'

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The UK’s creative industries are growing at more than twice the rate of the wider UK economy, according to new figures released by the Department for Culture Media and Sport ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 30th 2015 at 11:37AM

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Keep an eye out for stolen instruments

Keep an eye out for stolen instruments

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Between the 10th and 15th of June 2015 a number of distinctive instruments were stolen during a house burglary.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 30th 2015 at 11:11AM
MIA: Investing in the MI community

MIA: Investing in the MI community

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The MIA’s charity, Music for All, has a mission of 'Making More Musicians'. In this article, Paul McManus explains the strategy behind the actions it is taking across the United ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 30th 2015 at 10:31AM
JHS launch The Beano full-sized electric guitar

JHS launch The Beano full-sized electric guitar

NEW GEAR

Distributed by JHS, The Beano has released a full-sized electric guitar, the BNEG99.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 30th 2015 at 10:21AM
MYSTERY SHOPPER: Leeds (part two)

MYSTERY SHOPPER: Leeds (part two)

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Our mystery man delivers the second instalment of his Leeds report…

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 29th 2015 at 9:50AM
Raft of new guitars from Danelectro

Raft of new guitars from Danelectro

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Danelectro has unleashed a raft of brand new guitars for summer 2015.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 29th 2015 at 9:32AM
TC Electronic PolyTune plug-in announced

TC Electronic PolyTune plug-in announced

NEW GEAR

TC Electronic has introduced the new PolyTune plug-in – a new polyphonic tuner for recording musicians.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 29th 2015 at 9:04AM

Area Sales Manager - The North & Ireland

UK and Ireland

Korg UK distribute legendary musical products that are played by immensely successful artists and enthusiasts of all levels - from beginners to superstars. 

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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Our special focus on the acoustic guitar market tops this week’s top ten rundown.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 26th 2015 at 11:00AM
RETAIL PROFILE: Sax.co.uk, London

RETAIL PROFILE: Sax.co.uk, London

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Recently relocated from Denmark Street, Sax.co.uk has set up shop on London’s Hampstead Road as part of a new brass and woodwind superstore. To find out more on the relocation, ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 26th 2015 at 9:30AM