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MU joins London Venues Task Force

MU joins London Venues Task Force

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Boris Johnson has announced the creation of the London Music Venue Task Force, which is to look at steps the city can take to protect and secure its network of ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 6th 2015 at 10:47AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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As another week comes to an end, we take a look at the most read stories of the past seven days.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 6th 2015 at 9:54AM
INTERVIEW: Jim Destafney, owner, Blues Angel Music

INTERVIEW: Jim Destafney, owner, Blues Angel Music

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Jim Destafney, owner of US retailer Blues Angel Music, tells the MI Report about the challenges of the MI industry and how the business has continued to attract new customers… ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 5th 2015 at 2:40PM

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Frank Music set to close

Frank Music set to close

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New York City’s last classical sheet music store, Frank Music Company, is set to close its doors, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 5th 2015 at 11:35AM
D'Addario and Octopus Ukulele back 'Ukuleles for Ukraine' campaign

D'Addario and Octopus Ukulele back 'Ukuleles for Ukraine' campaign

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D’Addario and Octopus Ukuleles have given their support to ‘Ukuleles for Ukraine’, a project aimed at providing music and aid for Ukrainian orphans.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:58AM
Yamaha Music London announces in-store events programme

Yamaha Music London announces in-store events programme

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The newly refurbished Yamaha Music London store has announced it will be getting behind this year's National Learn to Play Day, along with many other in-store events.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 5th 2015 at 9:34AM
New Citronic microphone

New Citronic microphone

NEW GEAR

Citronic has launched its new pencil condenser microphone.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 4th 2015 at 3:11PM

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Nu Desine launches crowdfunding campaign for AlphaSphere ME

Nu Desine launches crowdfunding campaign for AlphaSphere ME

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Music tech start-up Nu Desine has launched a new crowdfunding campaign for its innovative AlphaSphere ME instrument.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 4th 2015 at 1:04PM
COLIN REES: Human nature

COLIN REES: Human nature

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Colin Rees is a veteran sales trainer and business consultant with many decades’ worth of expertise in the bicycle retail sector.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:56AM
INTERVIEW: Owen Lloyd, Longfellow

INTERVIEW: Owen Lloyd, Longfellow

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South London indie five-piece, Longfellow, have come a long way since their first gig in 2013. Not only have they released an acclaimed debut album and a clutch of singles, ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:49AM
COMMENT: A lot to learn

COMMENT: A lot to learn

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Saturday, March 21st sees the return of National Learn to Play Day, which, now in its fourth year, looks set to be its biggest outing to date.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:27AM

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New Protection Racket artists

New Protection Racket artists

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Protection Racket has announced the signing of new artists now using its soft drum cases.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:08AM

Sales representative - Yamaha Pro Music Division

UK

Due to an increasing product portfolio an exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced & motivated sales professional to join the Yamaha Pro Music Division.

JHS welcomes Minister for Business, Enterprise and Energy

JHS welcomes Minister for Business, Enterprise and Energy

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JHS recently welcomed the Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Energy, to its HQ in Garforth Leeds.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 11:29AM
MI Pro March digital edition now available

MI Pro March digital edition now available

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The March edition of MI Pro is now available to read online or download as a PDF.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 11:21AM

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MIRC 2015: GfK's Carl West to speak at this year's show

MIRC 2015: GfK's Carl West to speak at this year's show

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GfK supply chain director, Carl West, has joined the speaker line-up for MIRC 2015, which takes place at Northamptonshire’s Whittlebury Hall on Wednesday, June 17th.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 10:50AM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Aria ABU-1 UKE Banjo

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Aria ABU-1 UKE Banjo

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As a result of what it describes as the steady, continued growth in folk and acoustic instruments, Aria has launched its brand new ABU-1 Uke Banjo. Built on the strength ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 4:10PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Laka Joe Brown Soprano Ukulele

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Laka Joe Brown Soprano Ukulele

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The Laka range is a collection of professional-spec instruments, available to players in both acoustic and electro-acoustic formats.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 3:46PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Barnes & Mullins Empress Banjo

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Barnes & Mullins Empress Banjo

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Founded in 1895 by one of the most celebrated Victorian era banjo duos and makers – Messrs S. Bowley Barnes & Albert Mullins – it is only natural that traditional ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 3:38PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Kona Ukuleles

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Kona Ukuleles

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In a sea of affordably priced ukuleles on the market today, Kona aims to represent optimal value with two ranges of ukulele for beginner and professional players.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 3:15PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Stageworks Gear Company U-Stand

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Stageworks Gear Company U-Stand

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The Stageworks Gear Company launched the U-Stand at the end of 2013 with the aim of creating a slick, modern-looking ukulele stand at an affordable price.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 2:56PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Stagg Soprano Exotic Ukulele

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Stagg Soprano Exotic Ukulele

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With its solid cedar top, and rosewood back and sides, the Stagg Soprano Exotic Ukelele (USX-ROS-S) is designed to offer ukulele players optimised tonal qualities. The USX-ROS-S offers plenty of ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 2:27PM
Tomandwill takes over Musisca

Tomandwill takes over Musisca

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UK based gig bag brand and music industry distributors, Tomandwill, has recently taken over the Musisca brand, adding more key products to its distribution catalogue.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 11:36AM
LAURA B. WHITMORE: A woman in her 50s in the music biz

LAURA B. WHITMORE: A woman in her 50s in the music biz

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Our new columnist, US musician and founder of the Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) Laura B. Whitmore, discusses age and confidence in the industry, from a female perspective…

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 11:18AM