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Grindstone launches Nightshade Overdrive and Reveal Boost pedals

Grindstone launches Nightshade Overdrive and Reveal Boost pedals

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New MI accessories manufacturer Grindstone Audio Solutions has introduced its first guitar effects pedals.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 19th 2017 at 4:53PM
Applications for the European Musical Instrument Dealer Awards now open - here's how to enter

Applications for the European Musical Instrument Dealer Awards now open - here's how to enter

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For the second time, the Society Of Music Merchants (SOMM), is hosting the European Musical Instrument Dealer Awards (EMIDA) at Musikmesse on Wednesday, April 5th,

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 19th 2017 at 3:34PM
New lightweight Samba drum line from Soar Valley Music

New lightweight Samba drum line from Soar Valley Music

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Percussion specialists Soar Valley Music has introduced a new range of Brazilian Samba drums into the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 19th 2017 at 2:48PM
Frederick Hyde in negotiations to take over Percussion Plus

Frederick Hyde in negotiations to take over Percussion Plus

NEWS

Frederick Hyde has announced that it is currently negotiating a takeover bid for Percussion Plus.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 17th 2017 at 10:45AM

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Top 10 stories of the week: Gibson/JHS legal battle, Percussion Plus enters administration, 5 major issues for retailers

Top 10 stories of the week: Gibson/JHS legal battle, Percussion Plus enters administration, 5 major issues for retailers

NEWS

This week’s biggest news was that Gibson has confirmed the exclusive rights to various trademarked guitar designs in a legal dispute with JHS.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 17th 2017 at 9:46AM
The MU reacts to UK musicians being denied entry into US to perform at SXSW

The MU reacts to UK musicians being denied entry into US to perform at SXSW

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At least five musicians have had their permission to travel to the United States to perform at SXSW unexpectedly revoked.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 16th 2017 at 4:24PM
IK Multimedia's AmpliTube gets Fulltone guitar and bass collection

IK Multimedia's AmpliTube gets Fulltone guitar and bass collection

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IK Multimedia has introduced the Fulltone Collection for AmpliTube, offering guitarists and all musicians a palette of sounds spanning from ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 16th 2017 at 3:45PM
Hutchins Guitars' Shade II and Shade II models now available in the UK

Hutchins Guitars' Shade II and Shade II models now available in the UK

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Hutchins Guitars has announced the availability of two guitar models in the UK and Europe for the first time.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 16th 2017 at 3:05PM

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These are the 5 major issues that bricks and mortar retailers will face in 2017

These are the 5 major issues that bricks and mortar retailers will face in 2017

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Bricks and mortar retailers in the UK are in for a difficult 2017 thanks to a “perfect storm” of challenges that are set to hit high street shops this year, ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 16th 2017 at 10:17AM
Learn To Play Day 2017

Learn To Play Day 2017

EVENTS
Jun 24th 2017 - Jun 25th 2017

Location: Nationwide

Music for All’s national Learn to Play Day returns for the sixth successive year.

E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren to sell dozens of instruments from personal collection

E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren to sell dozens of instruments from personal collection

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Nils Lofgren has revealed that he will be selling off dozens of musical instruments from his personal collection through music gear marketplace Reverb.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 15th 2017 at 4:23PM

Assistant and Branch Managers

UK

Professional Music Technology seeks to recruit for several branch managers and assistant branch managers Nationwide.

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Adam Hall Group to unveil world's first battery-powered PA at Prolight + Sound

Adam Hall Group to unveil world's first battery-powered PA at Prolight + Sound

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At this year's Prolight + Sound / Musikmesse in Frankfurt am Main, the Adam Hall Group will unveil several world premieres in Hall 3.1 #E60-F70.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 15th 2017 at 3:25PM
Audified unveils the TNT Voice Executor - a one-click processing plug-in for vocals

Audified unveils the TNT Voice Executor - a one-click processing plug-in for vocals

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Audified has announced the availability of the TNT Voice Executor – a unique utilitarian plug-in offering no-nonsense processing of vocal ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 15th 2017 at 2:38PM
ABRSM launches Shakespearean musical resources to celebrate 2017's Shakespeare Week

ABRSM launches Shakespearean musical resources to celebrate 2017's Shakespeare Week

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ABRSM has joined forces with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust to celebrate Shakespeare Week with a musical twist.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 15th 2017 at 12:52PM