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Scientific study reveals the most important instrument in a band

Scientific study reveals the most important instrument in a band

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Since the dawn of time, musicians have battled it out to prove their worth within a band.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 27th 2017 at 4:27PM
Help Musicians UK awards £1.7m funding to 20 organisations

Help Musicians UK awards £1.7m funding to 20 organisations

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Independent music charity Help Musicians UK (HMUK) has awarded 20 organisations £1.7m in funding over three years through the National Grants Programme – a new initiative aimed at creating opportunities ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 27th 2017 at 12:29PM
INTERVIEW: How First Timers Festival is helping to make the UK music scene more diverse

INTERVIEW: How First Timers Festival is helping to make the UK music scene more diverse

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The UK has a history of producing fantastic bands that have become household names around the globe.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 27th 2017 at 11:18AM
JHS launches new 'Trade Only' website section

JHS launches new 'Trade Only' website section

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JHS has unveiled a brand new ‘Trade Only’ area on its website, which will offer up trade information to its UK and ROI domestic customers.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 27th 2017 at 9:57AM

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Trinity calls for music examiners

Trinity calls for music examiners

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Trinity College London is taking submissions for new music examiners to work within and outside the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 26th 2017 at 4:17PM
The Stranglers drummer Jim Macaulay joins Dream Cymbals artist roster

The Stranglers drummer Jim Macaulay joins Dream Cymbals artist roster

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Jim Macaulay, drummer for new wave legends The Stranglers, is the latest high-profile artist to join the Dream Cymbals artist roster in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 26th 2017 at 3:49PM
Yamaha to build new musical instrument manufacturing plant in Indonesia

Yamaha to build new musical instrument manufacturing plant in Indonesia

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The Yamaha Corporation is planning to invest around $43 million into developing a musical instrument manufacturing facility in Indonesia.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 26th 2017 at 3:09PM
Do retailers actually care about Brexit?

Do retailers actually care about Brexit?

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It feels like the UK has been discussing what could happen after Article 50 is triggered for millennia.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 24th 2017 at 10:57AM

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Top 10 stories of the week: Most-played Nirvana tracks, McCartney and The Who Sure mics, 'clicks and mortar' retail

Top 10 stories of the week: Most-played Nirvana tracks, McCartney and The Who Sure mics, 'clicks and mortar' retail

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The biggest story on MI Pro this week was PPL’s run down of the most-played Nirvana tracks in the UK to celebrate what would have been Kurt Cobain’s 50th birthday.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 24th 2017 at 9:49AM
Paul McCartney and The Who to auction off limited edition Shure SM58 microphones

Paul McCartney and The Who to auction off limited edition Shure SM58 microphones

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The Shure SM58 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone has been used faithfully by the world’s most influential musicians since 1966.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 2:20PM
Eddie Van Halen donates 75 guitars to students at low-income schools

Eddie Van Halen donates 75 guitars to students at low-income schools

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It turns out that a number of students in low-income schools have been unknowingly using rock legend Eddie Van Halen’s axe while learning to play guitar.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 12:45PM
Spitfire Audio selected for Tech City UK's Future Fifty programme

Spitfire Audio selected for Tech City UK's Future Fifty programme

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Spitfire Audio has announced that it has been selected for Tech City UK’s prestigious programme, which showcases and supports 50 of the country's leading growth stage companies.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 12:01PM

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Crowdfunding Corner: Feral Glitch Pedal, Breeze Tri-Stand, KLOS acoustic-electric, JumpDrum, String Stash

Crowdfunding Corner: Feral Glitch Pedal, Breeze Tri-Stand, KLOS acoustic-electric, JumpDrum, String Stash

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MI Pro checks out the latest musical instrument projects looking for backers, or recently funded, on popular crowdsourcing sites Kickstarter and Indiegogo.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 10:39AM
Here's why you should be promoting your job vacancies on MI Pro

Here's why you should be promoting your job vacancies on MI Pro

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MI Pro’s jobs board is the only place in the UK solely dedicated to MI vacancies.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 3:55PM
ADG/Filling expands distribution of Fulltone pedals

ADG/Filling expands distribution of Fulltone pedals

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Filling Distribution/Audio Distribution Group has expanded its brand offering with the addition of Fulltone to the alliance’s lines of distributed products in the UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Switzerland.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 11:24AM