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OPINION: Government card fees cap a good thing for savvy MI dealers

OPINION: Government card fees cap a good thing for savvy MI dealers

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Retail specialist and founder of comparison website PaymentBrain.co.uk, Matt Collins, has his say on why a government cap on card fees could present a big opportunity for savvy ...

on Jul 30th 2015 at 5:05PM
VIDEO: Yamaha motorcycle used as musical instrument

VIDEO: Yamaha motorcycle used as musical instrument

NEWS

A Yamaha YZF-R6 has been used as a musical instrument in a new project by YouTube artist, Big Fresh Mouf.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 30th 2015 at 11:39AM
COMMENT: What are YOU doing to beat the summer lull?

COMMENT: What are YOU doing to beat the summer lull?

NEWS

Summer is a notoriously tricky time for our industry. The task of attracting customers and maintaining a steady stream of sales has always been a sizeable challenge at this time ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 30th 2015 at 11:06AM
ROUND UP: This month's biggest new product releases

ROUND UP: This month's biggest new product releases

NEWS

As July draws to a close, we round up some of the month’s major product launches.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 30th 2015 at 10:15AM

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Rotosound promo offering dealers £250 off next order

Rotosound promo offering dealers £250 off next order

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Rotosound is offering UK dealers the chance to receive £250 off of their next order with its new Summer Blockbuster promotion.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 29th 2015 at 5:13PM
MIA Awards 2015 self-nominations now open

MIA Awards 2015 self-nominations now open

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The MIA has announced that self-nominations for this year’s awards are now open.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 29th 2015 at 11:39AM
Register for NAMM and book your hotel now

Register for NAMM and book your hotel now

NEWS

Badge registration and hotel reservations for Winter NAMM 2016 are now open.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 29th 2015 at 11:12AM
VIDEO: Pioneer reveals HDJ-1500 headphones in gold

VIDEO: Pioneer reveals HDJ-1500 headphones in gold

NEW GEAR

Pioneer has added a gold-finish model to its HDJ-1500 headphones series.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 29th 2015 at 10:48AM

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Look out for stolen Yamaha monitors

Look out for stolen Yamaha monitors

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A number of Yamaha products have been stolen from one of its incoming container lorries, including 90 HS7 powered monitors.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 29th 2015 at 9:55AM
MUSIKMESSE 2016: Yamaha to relocate as part of new show concept

MUSIKMESSE 2016: Yamaha to relocate as part of new show concept

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Next year’s Musikmesse will see Yamaha relocate from its regular exhibiton space to present its products from the Portalhaus building as part of the show’s new concept.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 28th 2015 at 5:11PM
DigiTech DOD Gunslinger MOSFET distortion pedal now available

DigiTech DOD Gunslinger MOSFET distortion pedal now available

NEW GEAR

DigiTech’s UK distributor Sound Technology has announced the immediate availability of its new DOD Gunslinger MOSFET distortion pedal.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 28th 2015 at 12:41PM
BPM 2015 offering major opportunity for budding DJs

BPM 2015 offering major opportunity for budding DJs

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BPM is offering budding DJs the chance to showcase their talents on the PLAY @ BPM stage this year’s show, which takes place at the Birmingham NEC from September 12th-14th.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 28th 2015 at 11:09AM

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JHS kicks off Dennis the Menace summer promotion

JHS kicks off Dennis the Menace summer promotion

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JHS has announced details of a high-profile Dennis the Menace summer promotion, which will see the titular character visit INTU shopping centres across the country.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 28th 2015 at 10:26AM
Everett 'Vic' Firth

Everett 'Vic' Firth

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Everett ‘Vic’ Firth has passed away at the age of 85.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 28th 2015 at 9:44AM
Orange launches new Mini bass cab

Orange launches new Mini bass cab

NEW GEAR

Orange Amplification has added to its OBC Series of bass cabs with the new OBC210 Mini.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 27th 2015 at 4:49PM
How to make the most of the summer months

How to make the most of the summer months

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With summer being the most challenging season for the MI market, we speak to four UK retailers to find out how they capitalise on this so-called quiet period to bolster ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 27th 2015 at 11:33AM

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NAMM 2016 housing and registration open this week

NAMM 2016 housing and registration open this week

NEWS

Badge registration and hotels reservations for the 2016 Winter NAMM show will open on Wednesday, July 29th at 8am PDT.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 27th 2015 at 10:10AM
Nemphasis FX pedals land in the UK

Nemphasis FX pedals land in the UK

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Italian effects pedal manufacturer, Nemphasis, is looking to establish itself in the UK market with it range of analogue units.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 27th 2015 at 7:54AM
Chas & Dave hit the road with Vintage Gordon Giltrap signature deluxe

Chas & Dave hit the road with Vintage Gordon Giltrap signature deluxe

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Chas and Dave have will be hitting the road with a Vintage Gordon Giltrap signature deluxe guitar as part of their itinerary, after discovering the elctro acoustic model at a ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 24th 2015 at 11:36AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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Marshall’s surprise launch into the smartphone market sits atop this week’s rundown.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 24th 2015 at 10:57AM
Lucero lifts lid on new LC150 Series

Lucero lifts lid on new LC150 Series

NEW GEAR

US guitar brand, Lucero, has introduced its new LC150 Series of classical guitars.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 24th 2015 at 10:38AM
New distributor appointed for Mackie and Ampeg in Cyprus

New distributor appointed for Mackie and Ampeg in Cyprus

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Loud Technologies has appointed Hypersound as the new distributor for Mackie and Ampeg in Cyprus.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 24th 2015 at 9:53AM
INTERVIEW: The men behind The Demise of Denmark Street

INTERVIEW: The men behind The Demise of Denmark Street

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Filmmakers Alex Jackson and Roman O’Toole-Howes tell Daniel Gumble about their upcoming documentary film The Demise of Denmark Street…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:26AM
Westside Distribution agrees exclusive UK deal with Vater

Westside Distribution agrees exclusive UK deal with Vater

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Westside Distribution has agreed an exclusive UK distribution partnership with Vater Percussion.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 5:17PM
New Rickenbackers to come with three-year warranty

New Rickenbackers to come with three-year warranty

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Rosetti has announced that all new Rickenbacker instruments sold through authorised Rosetti dealers will come with an extended three-year warranty in the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 5:02PM