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IMG release new PAK-DMP Active PA speakers

IMG release new PAK-DMP Active PA speakers

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IMG Stage Line has released a new range of Active PA speakers the PAK-DMP.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 6th 2015 at 12:48PM
INTERVIEW: WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore

INTERVIEW: WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore

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The market has long been a male-dominated arena, with a woefully low number of females working in the industry. Daniel Gumble caught up with Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) founder ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 6th 2015 at 10:58AM
JHS reduces carriage paid minimum order value

JHS reduces carriage paid minimum order value

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As of 1st January John Hornby Skewes has reduced its carriage paid minimum order for all assignments to United Kingdom destinations from £425 to £295(net invoice value).

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 5th 2015 at 4:02PM
Fender brings Learn To Play to the Southbank Centre

Fender brings Learn To Play to the Southbank Centre

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The Fender Learn To Play Day 2015 will be held in the Weston Roof Pavilion at London’s Royal Festival hall on 21st March from 10 am to 5 pm.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 5th 2015 at 2:53PM

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Sound Technology to distribute Ashton in the UK and Ireland

Sound Technology to distribute Ashton in the UK and Ireland

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Sound Technology has announced that it will be distributing Ashton products in the UK and Ireland, with stock due to arrive in early February.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 5th 2015 at 11:58AM
COMMENT: Making a living

COMMENT: Making a living

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Last month, GuitarGuitar set a new precedent for the market by becoming the first MI retailer in the UK to adopt the Living Wage scheme – a government-backed initiative that ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 5th 2015 at 11:27AM
MI Pro January digital edition now available

MI Pro January digital edition now available

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The January 2015 issue of MI Pro is now availble to read online or download as a PDF.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 5th 2015 at 11:18AM
VIDEO: Behind the scenes at the Spector workshop

VIDEO: Behind the scenes at the Spector workshop

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Last month, MI Pro was lucky enough to be granted a special tour of Spector’s Woodstock, New York workshop.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jan 5th 2015 at 8:43AM

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TOP 10 STORIES OF 2014: Part two

TOP 10 STORIES OF 2014: Part two

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Yesterday, MI Pro rounded up numbers 10-6 in our end of year round up of 2014’s biggest headlines. Now, we unveil the top five…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 30th 2014 at 11:07AM
TOP 10 STORIES OF 2014: Part one

TOP 10 STORIES OF 2014: Part one

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With the new year almost upon us, MI Pro counts down the ten stories that shook the world of MI throughout 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 29th 2014 at 10:49AM
MI PRO RECOMMENDED: The best of 2014

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: The best of 2014

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For the first time ever, MI Pro has compiled a complete rundown of 2014’s Recommended features, including products from a cross section of sectors and musical styles.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 29th 2014 at 9:39AM
MI PRO READER SURVEY: Tell us what you'd like to see more of in 2015

MI PRO READER SURVEY: Tell us what you'd like to see more of in 2015

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By completing our survey, you the readers can tell us what you think of our current online offering and how we can improve with the most relevant content.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 29th 2014 at 9:30AM

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Korg to provide backline for artists as part of new Spinnup project

Korg to provide backline for artists as part of new Spinnup project

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Korg has teamed up with Island Records on a new project called Spinnup, aimed at finding new artists and kitting them out with gear from Korg’s line-up of distributed brands.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 11:15AM
GEOFF PIPE: RIP?

GEOFF PIPE: RIP?

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What this man doesn't know about MI retail...is probably the result of him not paying attention at the time...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 10:54AM
SPECIAL FOCUS: Brass and woodwind

SPECIAL FOCUS: Brass and woodwind

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As 2014 draws to a close, MI Pro speaks to some of the brass and woodwind sector’s foremost authorities to see how this specialist market has held up against the ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 11:00AM
2014 in review

2014 in review

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After another eventful and, indeed, challenging year, MI Pro takes a look back at the stories that have dominated the headlines over the past 12 months…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 10:23AM

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COMMENT: Learning curves

COMMENT: Learning curves

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Those of you who attended this year’s MIRC will no doubt remember the keynote address delivered by classical pianist James Rhodes. 

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 9:30AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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Check out the most read stories from the past seven days.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 19th 2014 at 9:03AM
Yamaha reveals UK and Ireland brass and woodwind scholarship finalists

Yamaha reveals UK and Ireland brass and woodwind scholarship finalists

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Following live auditions at the Birmingham Conservatoire earlier this month, Yamaha has announced the names of the 13 young musicians who will perform at the UK and Irish brass and ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 18th 2014 at 1:47PM
Dawsons partners with Allianz to offer customers free insurance

Dawsons partners with Allianz to offer customers free insurance

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Retailer Dawsons has teamed up with Allianz Musical Insurance to offer its customers three free months of musical insurance cover.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 18th 2014 at 1:00PM
Southern Ampeg Heritage Centre opens at Absolute Music

Southern Ampeg Heritage Centre opens at Absolute Music

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Bournemouth-based Absolute Music has opened the UK's biggest Ampeg Heritage Centre at its music superstore and studio complex. 

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 18th 2014 at 11:05AM
12 Bar Club to close in wake of Denmark Street redevelopment

12 Bar Club to close in wake of Denmark Street redevelopment

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Iconic Soho music venue, the 12 Bar Club, is to close in January 2015 in the wake of the Denmark Street Crossrail redevelopment.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 18th 2014 at 10:20AM
Anthem Publishing named Independent Publisher of the Year

Anthem Publishing named Independent Publisher of the Year

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Anthem Publishing, publisher of the Music Tech, Guitar & Bass, Classic Pop and Vintage Rock brands, recently picked up the PPA Independent Publishing Company of the Year 2014 award. 

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 17th 2014 at 11:55AM
VIDEO: Revolution Drum demos new Firefly drum key

VIDEO: Revolution Drum demos new Firefly drum key

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Revolution Drum has announced the arrival of its second-generation Firefly drum key.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 17th 2014 at 11:11AM
THE APPRENTICES: Alby Wallbank, Strum and Bass

THE APPRENTICES: Alby Wallbank, Strum and Bass

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The next generation of MI dealers are already coming to the boil nicely in the MIRTAS apprenticeship scheme. Each month we check on on their progress…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 17th 2014 at 10:27AM