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ISM's top tips for musicians working abroad

ISM's top tips for musicians working abroad

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The prospect of travelling abroad to make music, especially on a professional basis, is a dream of many musicians. In its latest column for MI Pro, the Incorporated Society of ...

Laura  Barnes
on May 25th 2017 at 3:54PM
Dutch Uncles, Belle Roscoe, Tenth Electric and more go on the road with Yamaha's new REVSTAR guitars

Dutch Uncles, Belle Roscoe, Tenth Electric and more go on the road with Yamaha's new REVSTAR guitars

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Yamaha has launched a six-month social media campaign for its new Japanese café racer inspired electric guitar line.

Laura  Barnes
on May 25th 2017 at 3:23PM
Music industry experts discuss how Manchester bombing will affect the live scene and what it means for VR experiences

Music industry experts discuss how Manchester bombing will affect the live scene and what it means for VR experiences

NEWS

This week, Berklee Online hosted an event at Tileyard Studios in London to talk about two key sectors of the music industry, Sync and Live.

Laura  Barnes
on May 25th 2017 at 12:11PM
Orange Amps ambassadors Mastodon to headline Metal Hammer Golden Gods

Orange Amps ambassadors Mastodon to headline Metal Hammer Golden Gods

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Orange Amplification has revealed that Mastodon will headlining this year’s Metal Hammer Golden Gods.

Laura  Barnes
on May 25th 2017 at 11:07AM

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IK Multimedia introduces Syntronik virtual synthesizer

IK Multimedia introduces Syntronik virtual synthesizer

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IK Multimedia has introduced Syntronik, its new virtual synthesizer for Mac and PC.

Laura  Barnes
on May 25th 2017 at 10:16AM
Genelec announces marketing and R&D department promotions

Genelec announces marketing and R&D department promotions

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Genelec has announced two senior promotions within its marketing and R&D departments, as former international project manager Howard Jones becomes marketing director, and Jussi Vaisanen, formerly lead acoustic designer, is ...

Laura  Barnes
on May 24th 2017 at 4:01PM
Music venues across Europe to partake in minute silence this Friday for Manchester Arena victims

Music venues across Europe to partake in minute silence this Friday for Manchester Arena victims

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Music Venue Trust is calling on all music venues to pay their respects to the victims of this week’s terrorist attack at Manchester Arena.

Laura  Barnes
on May 24th 2017 at 3:02PM
Adam Audio launches photo competition to win a pair of A7X studio monitors

Adam Audio launches photo competition to win a pair of A7X studio monitors

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This year is the 7th anniversary of the launch of the Adam Audio’s award-winning ADAM A7X studio monitors.

Laura  Barnes
on May 24th 2017 at 2:29PM

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New LP Aspire Santana Lion congas, bongos and timbale bell

New LP Aspire Santana Lion congas, bongos and timbale bell

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In celebration of its nearly 50-year relationship with Grammy Award-winning Latin rock icon Carlos Santana, Latin Percussion (LP) has added ...

Laura  Barnes
on May 24th 2017 at 1:38PM
Music can 'reduce feelings of prejudice between people from different racial backgrounds'

Music can 'reduce feelings of prejudice between people from different racial backgrounds'

NEWS

A new scientific report has found that listening to music from other cultures helps ‘minimise feeling of prejudice while boosting empathy for others unlike themselves’.

Laura  Barnes
on May 24th 2017 at 11:58AM
WMG on a mission to get people picking up an instrument for the first time for Make Music Month

WMG on a mission to get people picking up an instrument for the first time for Make Music Month

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The team behind the world’s first plastic trombone, the pBone, is on a mission to get as many people as possible to pick up an instrument for the first time.

Laura  Barnes
on May 24th 2017 at 11:01AM
Guitar Summit 2017

Guitar Summit 2017

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Sep 8th 2017 - Sep 10th 2017

Location: Mannheim

Dedicated to everything guitar, the first Guitar Summit is set to take place in Mannheim, Germany from September 8th – 10th, 2017.

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Area 11 drummer Leo Taylor joins Dream Cymbals artist roster

Area 11 drummer Leo Taylor joins Dream Cymbals artist roster

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Sakae Drums artist Leo Taylor now also endorses Canada-based Dream Cymbals.

Laura  Barnes
on May 23rd 2017 at 4:47PM
WATCH: Bastl Instruments introduces the Dude mini 5 channel mixer

WATCH: Bastl Instruments introduces the Dude mini 5 channel mixer

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Bastl Instruments has introduced a brand new, portable, monophonic mixer.

Laura  Barnes
on May 23rd 2017 at 3:50PM
Celebrate female role models in retail by entering or nominating for the Everywoman Retail Ambassador programme

Celebrate female role models in retail by entering or nominating for the Everywoman Retail Ambassador programme

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Nominations are now open for the 2017 Worldpay Everywoman in Retail Ambassador Programme, which aims to increases awareness of the diverse range of opportunities for women in retail, by shining ...

Laura  Barnes
on May 23rd 2017 at 3:03PM