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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
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

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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
Ahead Armor Guitar Cases now available from BR Distribution

Ahead Armor Guitar Cases now available from BR Distribution

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BR Distribution has announced the addition of Ahead's Armor guitar case range to its portfolio of products.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 11th 2017 at 3:35PM
Richard Johnstone joins Focusrite as UK Sales and Marketing Manager

Richard Johnstone joins Focusrite as UK Sales and Marketing Manager

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Focusrite has announced the appointment of Richard Johnstone as its new UK sales and marketing manager.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 11th 2017 at 12:07PM

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New Alpine Muffy Baby protects the hearing of babies and kids at festivals

New Alpine Muffy Baby protects the hearing of babies and kids at festivals

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Alpine Hearing Protection has introduced its latest product designed to protect the hearing of babies and children.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 11th 2017 at 12:00PM
Anatomy of an Instrument: The Banjo

Anatomy of an Instrument: The Banjo

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For some people, hearing the banjo reminds them of disturbing scenes from the film Deliverence, for others, they reminisce about the tongue-in-cheek ditties from George Formby and his banjolele. More ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 11th 2017 at 11:08AM
Source announces UK distribution of Aphex Systems

Source announces UK distribution of Aphex Systems

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Source Distribution has announced it has taken on exclusive UK distributorship of Aphex Systems, makers of professional audio processors, preamplifiers and dynamics controllers.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 10th 2017 at 4:42PM
Hal Leonard announces distribution deals with Mighty Bright Lights and iConnectivity

Hal Leonard announces distribution deals with Mighty Bright Lights and iConnectivity

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Hal Leonard MGB has announced two new exclusive distribution deals. One with Mighty Bright Lights and another with iConnectivity.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 10th 2017 at 4:04PM

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Andertons' April Fools event raises over £2,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

Andertons' April Fools event raises over £2,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

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Guilford retailer Andertons Music used April Fools to create a hoax pedal with Wampler Pedals and raised lots of money for charity in the process.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 10th 2017 at 2:33PM
The best of Musikmesse 2017: Pictures, videos, new gear and award winners

The best of Musikmesse 2017: Pictures, videos, new gear and award winners

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Musikmesse was back last week for another huge show in Frankfurt, bringing the latest MI gear to the trade and consumers.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 10th 2017 at 11:53AM
Musikmesse 2017: 3Dvarius introduces new 5-string 3D-printed violin

Musikmesse 2017: 3Dvarius introduces new 5-string 3D-printed violin

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3Dvarius unveiled a new addition to its impressive electric violin range at this year’s Musikmesse.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 8th 2017 at 11:09AM