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Drum case maker Protection Racket now offers pet beds

Drum case maker Protection Racket now offers pet beds

NEW GEAR

Protection Racket, the Cornish company best known for its padded drum cases, has entered a brand new market.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 18th 2017 at 11:52AM
INTERVIEW: 'The MI market is being brought into the mobile age, and we're taking full advantage' - Fret Zeppelin

INTERVIEW: 'The MI market is being brought into the mobile age, and we're taking full advantage' - Fret Zeppelin

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In a recent Crowdfunding Corner, we featured Fret Zeppelin – a digital training tool that fits right onto the neck of a guitar to help guitarist learn chords and ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 18th 2017 at 10:59AM
SUPERBOOTH17

SUPERBOOTH17

EVENTS
Apr 20th 2017 - Apr 22nd 2017

Location: Berlin

The annual European trade fair is dedicated to electronic musical instruments.

Here's who won at the 2017 European Musical Instrument Dealer Awards

Here's who won at the 2017 European Musical Instrument Dealer Awards

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The 2017 European Musical Instrument Dealer Awards (EMIDA) took place last week to celebrate the best MI dealers in the industry.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 17th 2017 at 4:52PM

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The Music Shipping Company to distribute Leathergraft straps in the UK

The Music Shipping Company to distribute Leathergraft straps in the UK

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The Music Shipping Company (MSC) has announced that it will now offer UK distribution for leading instrument strap manufacturer Leathergraft.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 17th 2017 at 3:34PM
Retailers should make the most of online shoppers as well as high street visitors over Easter weekend

Retailers should make the most of online shoppers as well as high street visitors over Easter weekend

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Easter Weekend is almost here, and retail experts are predicting an increase of 8.8% in high street footfall compared to last year.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 13th 2017 at 11:58AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Best of Musikmesse, Etihad bans instruments as carry on, Andertons raises money for charity

Top 10 stories of the week: Best of Musikmesse, Etihad bans instruments as carry on, Andertons raises money for charity

NEWS

The biggest story on MI Pro this week was our ‘Best of Musikmesse 2017’ roundup, featuring pictures, videos, new gear announcements and award winners from this year’s trade show.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 13th 2017 at 10:34AM
The North West Guitar Show 2017

The North West Guitar Show 2017

EVENTS
May 14th 2017

Location: UK

Now in its 20th year, the North West Guitar Show returns to its most popular venue yet at Haydock Park Racecourse Exhibition Centre.

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Radikal Technologies releases Eurorack-compatible Swarm Oscillator

Radikal Technologies releases Eurorack-compatible Swarm Oscillator

NEW GEAR

Radikal Technologies has announced the availability of its RT-311 Swarm Oscillator – an advanced DSP-driven Eurorack-compatible oscillator module.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 12th 2017 at 4:42PM
UK public thinks current talent shows 'prey on vulnerable contestants'

UK public thinks current talent shows 'prey on vulnerable contestants'

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A new survey conducted by Salute Music has found that the UK public thinks musical talent shows like The X Factor prey on vulnerable contestants and are not interested in ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 12th 2017 at 3:54PM
Etihad Airways bans musical instruments in the cabin unless you buy an extra seat

Etihad Airways bans musical instruments in the cabin unless you buy an extra seat

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Eithad Airways has announced changes to its hand baggage policy, banning any musical instrument from being taken in the cabin unless the passanger buys an extra seat for it.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 12th 2017 at 11:53AM
Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound 2017 saw visitors from 144 countries

Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound 2017 saw visitors from 144 countries

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Messe Frankfurt has revealed the visitor figures for this year’s Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound trade fairs.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 12th 2017 at 11:33AM

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Parnelli Awards will now take place at the 2018 NAMM Show

Parnelli Awards will now take place at the 2018 NAMM Show

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NAMM and Timeless Communications Corp (TCC) have announced an alliance that will see TCC’s award show for the live production community, The Parnelli Awards to The NAMM Show.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 12th 2017 at 10:24AM
Naomi Pohl becomes the MU's first female Assistant General Secretary

Naomi Pohl becomes the MU's first female Assistant General Secretary

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The Musicians’ Union (MU) has appointed Naomi Pohl has its new assistant general secretary. She is the first woman to join the MU’s team of senior officials in the Union’s ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 12th 2017 at 10:10AM
Adam Hall Group's MAUI P900 PA System impresses at Prolight + Sound

Adam Hall Group's MAUI P900 PA System impresses at Prolight + Sound

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Adam Hall Group unveiled its new LD Systems MAUI P900 at this year’s Prolight + Sound 2017 in Frankfurt with a presentation by the group’s CEO and a performance from ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 11th 2017 at 5:07PM