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TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

NEWS

Billy Lunn’s column on what is means to break America tops today’s rundown of the week’s biggest stories on MI Pro.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 27th 2016 at 9:41AM
Orange welcomes new bass artists

Orange welcomes new bass artists

NEWS

Orange has added a number of new bassists to its artist line-up, including members of Deftones, Wolf Alice and Monolord.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 4:08PM
Sakae Drums adds new endorsees

Sakae Drums adds new endorsees

NEWS

Sakae Drums has added two new drummers to its artist roster in form of Richard Brook and Cristiano Castellitto.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 12:30PM
Kylie and The Voice keyboardist to lead Nord night next month

Kylie and The Voice keyboardist to lead Nord night next month

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Kylie, The Voice UK and Anastacia keyboardist, Steve Turner, will star in a special Nord evening next month at Birmingham’s South and City College.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 11:20AM

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Bohemian Guitars seeking international distribution

Bohemian Guitars seeking international distribution

NEWS

US MI brand Bohemian Guitars is currently seeking international distribution partners, as it makes a concerted move into the global market with its new lines.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 10:15AM
LAURA B. WHITMORE: First steps to music industry gender equality

LAURA B. WHITMORE: First steps to music industry gender equality

NEWS

Our US columnist and WiMN (Women’s International Music Network) founder, Laura B. Whitmore, offers some valuable advice on what we can all do to help bring about gender equality ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 25th 2016 at 4:23PM
PRS Guitars reveals new McCarty 594 model

PRS Guitars reveals new McCarty 594 model

NEW GEAR

PRS Guitars has revealed its latest model – the McCarty 594.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 25th 2016 at 11:05AM
Steve Grindrod Amplification to relinquish 20 per cent of company

Steve Grindrod Amplification to relinquish 20 per cent of company

NEWS

Steve Grindrod Amplification (SGA) founder, Steve Grindrod, is relinquishing 20 per cent of his company and is inviting guitarists and industry executives to share in its ownership.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 24th 2016 at 5:26PM

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CALLING ALL RETAILERS: 5 ways the 2016 MI Expo will benefit your business

CALLING ALL RETAILERS: 5 ways the 2016 MI Expo will benefit your business

NEWS

If you are an MI retailer and have not yet registered for this year’s MI Expo trade show, now would be a good time to do so. It’s FREE, after ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 24th 2016 at 4:15PM
BBC invites amateur musicians to take part in Last Night of the Proms

BBC invites amateur musicians to take part in Last Night of the Proms

NEWS

The BBC is calling on amateur musicians and lapsed players aged 16 and over to get involved with this year’s Last Night of the Proms celebrations on September 10th.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 24th 2016 at 11:02AM
REVIEW: Eventide Tverb

REVIEW: Eventide Tverb

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As vocalists go, David Bowie’s certainly up there with the greats, and arguably one of the most in-fluential pop artists of the modern era. His works are revered by legions ...

on May 24th 2016 at 9:54AM
5 reasons boutique businesses cannot afford to miss the 2016 MI Expo

5 reasons boutique businesses cannot afford to miss the 2016 MI Expo

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Are you a boutique MI company? If so, here are five reasons why you cannot afford to miss out on this year’s MI Expo trade event.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 23rd 2016 at 3:08PM

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Barnes & Mullins kicks off new Lee Oskar POS promo for dealers

Barnes & Mullins kicks off new Lee Oskar POS promo for dealers

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Barnes & Mullins has kicked off a new POS promo for Lee Oskar harmonicas aimed at encouraging more guitarists to learn the instrument.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 23rd 2016 at 11:27AM
DCM Music bringing Maton Guitars to MI Expo

DCM Music bringing Maton Guitars to MI Expo

NEWS

Boutique MI supplier DCM Music will be presenting lines from Maton Guitars at the upcoming MI Expo trade show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 23rd 2016 at 11:09AM
BILLY LUNN: What does it mean to

BILLY LUNN: What does it mean to "break America"? And does it mean anything anymore?

NEWS

In his latest MI Pro column, The Subways frontman, Billy Lunn, takes a look at what it means to “break America”…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 23rd 2016 at 10:12AM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

NEWS

Our end of week chart is topped by news that Casio will be debuting new products at the upcoming MI Expo, which takes place on July 13th at the Emirates ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 20th 2016 at 9:51AM

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New Aguilar bass cabs arrive in the UK

New Aguilar bass cabs arrive in the UK

NEW GEAR

New York bass amp specilaist Aguilar has unveiled its new SL Series 4x10 cabinets.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 19th 2016 at 4:06PM
MUSIKMESSE 2017: Exhibitor feedback drives shift in opening times

MUSIKMESSE 2017: Exhibitor feedback drives shift in opening times

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Following feedback from last month’s new-look Musikmesse, organisers have announced a shift in opening times for the 2017 show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 19th 2016 at 3:27PM
Seagull Guitars launches new website

Seagull Guitars launches new website

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The new Seagull Guitars website is now up and running, featuring a raft of new features.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 4:46PM
Origin Effects redeveloped website goes live

Origin Effects redeveloped website goes live

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UK boutique pedal manufacturer Origin Effects has launched its new, fully redeveloped website.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 4:19PM
Polar Audio appoints new business development manager for MI sales

Polar Audio appoints new business development manager for MI sales

NEWS

Polar Audio has appointed Tim Suiter to the position of business development manger for MI sales, covering the northern area of the UK.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 3:08PM
Larrivee Guitars unveils limited edition East Indian Laurel models

Larrivee Guitars unveils limited edition East Indian Laurel models

NEW GEAR

Larrivee Guitars has confirmed details of a new limited edition series of East Indian Laurel models.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 11:06AM
MI EXPO: David v Goliath - how your business can take on the big boys

MI EXPO: David v Goliath - how your business can take on the big boys

NEWS

Marketing expert Mark Bower has been unveiled as the latest speaker to join the MI Expo seminar line-up, where he will give a talk on how modest sized retailers can ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 10:04AM
Steinberg lifts the lid on new Dorico notation software

Steinberg lifts the lid on new Dorico notation software

NEW GEAR

Steinberg has revealed details of its brand new Dorico music notation software, which is scheduled for release in Q4 2016.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 17th 2016 at 4:03PM
Apple makes a play for Chinese market with GarageBand update

Apple makes a play for Chinese market with GarageBand update

NEWS

In a bid to target the Chinese music market, Apple has employed a greater focus than ever before on regional instruments and Chinese music with its latest GarageBand update.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 17th 2016 at 11:28AM