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MI PRO TV: A look at the new Blackstar ID Core Series

MI PRO TV: A look at the new Blackstar ID Core Series

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Last week, MI Pro dropped by the Blackstar booth at Musikmesse 2014 to check out its new ID Core Series.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 19th 2014 at 11:04AM
JHS picks up HK Audio and Hughes & Kettner awards

JHS picks up HK Audio and Hughes & Kettner awards

NEWS

JHS picked up two gongs at last week’s HK Audio and Hughes & Kettner International Distributors Meeting in St. Wendel, Germany.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 19th 2014 at 10:55AM
First Fender Stratocaster to sell for $250,000

First Fender Stratocaster to sell for $250,000

NEWS

A guitar from the very first production line of Fender Stratocasters is set to fetch a cool $250,000 after going on sale in Nashville, Tennessee.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 19th 2014 at 10:21AM
Fans invited to 'play tribute' to Jim Marshall

Fans invited to 'play tribute' to Jim Marshall

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Marshall is giving fans the opportunity to perform at a special commemorative event in memory of the firm’s ‘Father of Loud’, Jim Marshall.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2014 at 2:54PM

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COLIN REES: How to improve your sales

COLIN REES: How to improve your sales

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Want to know how to improve your sales with good staff training? Colin Rees tells you how...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:24AM
MYSTERY SHOPPER: Hertfordshire

MYSTERY SHOPPER: Hertfordshire

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Hertfordshire provided the setting for our mystery shopper this month. Here’s what he encountered on his journey through the shire…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:15AM
Learn to Play Day: Music Institute partners with Wembley Music Centre

Learn to Play Day: Music Institute partners with Wembley Music Centre

NEWS

This year’s National Learn to Play Day (Saturday, April 12th) will see the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance offer free music lessons in association with Wembley Music Centre.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:47AM
RETAIL ADVISORY BOARD: Why is the number of women in MI so low?

RETAIL ADVISORY BOARD: Why is the number of women in MI so low?

NEWS

This month, we ask our retail advisory board: Is the representation of women in music stores a fair representation of the industry as a whole?

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2014 at 11:06AM

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Musikmesse 2014 in pictures

Musikmesse 2014 in pictures

NEWS

Check out the highlights from Musikmesse 2014 with our Facebook photo gallery.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2014 at 10:39AM
BR Distribution takes on Hendrix Drums

BR Distribution takes on Hendrix Drums

NEWS

BR Distribution has taken on UK distribution for Hendrix Drums.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2014 at 8:48AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Yamaha unveils TransAcoustic U1TA piano

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Yamaha unveils TransAcoustic U1TA piano

NEWS

Yamaha has introduced its new U1TA upright piano with TransAcoustic technology at Musikmesse 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2014 at 7:35AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: New wind instruments from Levante

MUSIKMESSE 2014: New wind instruments from Levante

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Levante has expanded upon its line of wind instruments with two new Musikmesse launhces.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 12:56PM

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MUSIKMESSE 2014: JN Guitars launches Lyne Series

MUSIKMESSE 2014: JN Guitars launches Lyne Series

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JN Guitars has launched its new Lyne Series at Musikmesse.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 11:39AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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Following his recent departure from Yamaha, Ricci Hodgson’s move to Korg UK has topped this week’s chart.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 11:11AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Tanglewood previews new models

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Tanglewood previews new models

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British guitar manufacturer, Tanglewood, has previewed five new models at Musikmesse 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 10:22AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: M-Audio Keystation updates

MUSIKMESSE 2014: M-Audio Keystation updates

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M-Audio has updated its line of Keystation keyboards.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 9:27AM

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MUSIKMESSE 2014: Stagg Auditorium guitar cases

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Stagg Auditorium guitar cases

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Stagg has debuted its new line of Auditorium guitar cases in Frankfurt.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 8:39AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Day two highlights

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Day two highlights

NEWS

It’s been another busy day of product launches and announcements in Frankfurt.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 5:18PM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Mesa Boogie reveals trio of new pedals

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Mesa Boogie reveals trio of new pedals

NEWS

Mesa Boogie has expanded its product catalogue with the addition of three new effects pedals.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 5:04PM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Audio-Technica shows M Series headphones

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Audio-Technica shows M Series headphones

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Audio-Technica is presenting its new M Series headphone range.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 2:47PM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Korg unveils new guitar products

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Korg unveils new guitar products

NEWS

Korg has added to its line of guitar effects and accessories with the redesigned Nuvibe modulation unit and the Rimpitch acoustic guitar tuner.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 1:36PM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: M-Audio debuts Oxygen keyboards

MUSIKMESSE 2014: M-Audio debuts Oxygen keyboards

NEWS

M-Audio has announced an all-new line of controller keyboards with its new Oxygen range.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 1:15PM
MUSIMESSE 2014: New Korg digital pianos and workstation

MUSIMESSE 2014: New Korg digital pianos and workstation

NEWS

Korg has unveiled a number of new digital pianos at Musikmesse 2014, along with a brand new workstation.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 12:57PM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Nektar Panorama controller to integrate with BitWig

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Nektar Panorama controller to integrate with BitWig

NEWS

Nektar Technology has announced that its Bitwig Studio DAW will integrate with the Nektar Panorama range of controllers.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 11:59AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Studiomaster Venture Series makes European debut

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Studiomaster Venture Series makes European debut

NEWS

Studiomaster is presenting its Venture Series cabinets for the first time in Europe at Musikmesse 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 11:03AM