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Origin Effects redeveloped website goes live

Origin Effects redeveloped website goes live

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UK boutique pedal manufacturer Origin Effects has launched its new, fully redeveloped website.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 4:19PM
Polar Audio appoints new business development manager for MI sales

Polar Audio appoints new business development manager for MI sales

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Polar Audio has appointed Tim Suiter to the position of business development manger for MI sales, covering the northern area of the UK.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 3:08PM
MI EXPO: David v Goliath - how your business can take on the big boys

MI EXPO: David v Goliath - how your business can take on the big boys

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Marketing expert Mark Bower has been unveiled as the latest speaker to join the MI Expo seminar line-up, where he will give a talk on how modest sized retailers can ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 10:04AM
Apple makes a play for Chinese market with GarageBand update

Apple makes a play for Chinese market with GarageBand update

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In a bid to target the Chinese music market, Apple has employed a greater focus than ever before on regional instruments and Chinese music with its latest GarageBand update.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 17th 2016 at 11:28AM

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Wild Boar named exclusive distributor of Chrome Frets

Wild Boar named exclusive distributor of Chrome Frets

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Wild Boar, a subsidiary of MI supplier RKM, has secured a worldwide exclusive distribution deal for guitar cleaning product Chrome Frets.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 17th 2016 at 11:10AM
Brexit: Should we stay or should we go?

Brexit: Should we stay or should we go?

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On Thursday, June 23rd, Britain will be asked a simple question: should the United Kingdom remain in or leave the European Union?

on May 16th 2016 at 3:53PM
OPINION: Simon Gilson, PMT, what a 'Brexit' would mean for the industry

OPINION: Simon Gilson, PMT, what a 'Brexit' would mean for the industry

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In an exclusive article for MI Pro, PMT chief, Simon Gilson, offers his take on what an EU exit or ‘Brexit’ would mean for the UK music industry…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 16th 2016 at 11:26AM
Casio to debut new lines and connect with retailers at MI Expo

Casio to debut new lines and connect with retailers at MI Expo

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Casio will be debuting new products and showcasing existing lines at the inaugural MI Expo trade show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 16th 2016 at 9:42AM

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Harlow venue The Square to re-open

Harlow venue The Square to re-open

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Harlow, Essex music venue The Square is set to re-open just five months after closing due to a period of inactivity at the site.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 16th 2016 at 8:53AM
Korg to present array of new products at MI Expo

Korg to present array of new products at MI Expo

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Korg will be bringing a raft of new lines from its distributed brands, including Vox and Jupiter Brass, to the MI Expo trade show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 16th 2016 at 7:59AM
2016 North West Guitar Show takes place this Sunday

2016 North West Guitar Show takes place this Sunday

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The annual North West Guitar Show takes place this Sunday, May 15th at the Haydock Park Racecourse Exhibition Centre.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 13th 2016 at 11:16AM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

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As another week draws to a close, we look back at the biggest stories in MI from the past seven days.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 13th 2016 at 9:48AM

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dbx CT Series cable testing accessories now shipping

dbx CT Series cable testing accessories now shipping

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dbx has announced the immediate availability of its latest CT Series accessories.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 12th 2016 at 11:41AM
Ear Trumpet announces new Josephine mic

Ear Trumpet announces new Josephine mic

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Ear Trumpet Labs has announced its new Josphine microphone.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 12th 2016 at 11:35AM
KMR named exclusive UK dealer for Tom Oberheim products

KMR named exclusive UK dealer for Tom Oberheim products

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KMR Audio has been appointed as the exclusive UK dealer for Tom Oberheim synthesizers and modules, branded as Marion Systems.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 10th 2016 at 5:14PM
Future acquires Blaze Publishing

Future acquires Blaze Publishing

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Future Publishing has acquired Blaze Publishing in a deal comprising its full catalogue of music publications and events.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 10th 2016 at 12:05PM

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Dual product launch from Palmer

Dual product launch from Palmer

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Palmer has unveiled two new products in the form of its new BASS POCKET AMP and Batpack power pack.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 10th 2016 at 11:43AM
Gear4music sales surge revealed in unaudited financial results

Gear4music sales surge revealed in unaudited financial results

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MI retail giant Gear4music has reported a significant sales spike of 46 per cent over the past 12 months in its unaudited financial results for the 12-month period ending February ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 10th 2016 at 11:25AM
Polar Audio appoints new business development manager

Polar Audio appoints new business development manager

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Polar Audio has appointed AV specialist, Adam Brown, as business development manager of its installed audio team.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 10th 2016 at 10:46AM
Sound Technology inks Apogee distribution deal

Sound Technology inks Apogee distribution deal

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Sound Technology has secured a new distribution deal with Apogee Electronics in the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 9th 2016 at 11:32AM
REVIEW: Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 Review

REVIEW: Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 Review

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For many bedroom producers and small studio set-ups, being able to obtain a truly great orchestral sound has always come at a price - spending serious money on orchestral samples ...

on May 9th 2016 at 11:13AM
MI EXPO: Corin Birchall on how to buck high street trends

MI EXPO: Corin Birchall on how to buck high street trends

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Retail expert and Roland Planets mastermind, Corin Birchall, will be offering UK dealers some unique insights into how your business can buck high street trends at this year’s MI Expo ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 9th 2016 at 10:38AM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

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News that around 70 Tannoy members of staff are set to be made redundant tops this week’s list.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 6th 2016 at 9:19AM
71% of customers prefer to shop in-store; Fender and Hendrix the ultimate brand and guitar hero, says survey

71% of customers prefer to shop in-store; Fender and Hendrix the ultimate brand and guitar hero, says survey

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UK guitar nuts have cited Fender as their favourite brand and Jimi Hendrix as their ultimate guitar hero, whilst also showing a strong preference for physical retail over buying online, ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 5th 2016 at 4:37PM
Adam Hall welcomes UK dealers to Barcelona showroom

Adam Hall welcomes UK dealers to Barcelona showroom

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Last week, Adam Hall welcomed a group of UK dealers to its recently opened Barcelona showroom, offering them a unique chance to get to grips with its latest products and ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 5th 2016 at 3:34PM