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Protection Racket reveals Roland sampling pad cases

Protection Racket reveals Roland sampling pad cases

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Protection Racket has added to its product line-up with two new cases for Roland’s range of SPD-S and SPS-SX electronic drum sampling pads.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:49AM
Chord readies new sapele electro ukulele

Chord readies new sapele electro ukulele

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Chord has announced the imminenet launch of a brand new electro Tenor ukulele.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:34AM
Redesigned Ampeg bass combos now shipping

Redesigned Ampeg bass combos now shipping

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The fully redesigned Ampeg BA-112 and BA-115 bass combos are now shipping worldwide.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:23AM
John Kaukis to head up MI and consumer sales at Polar Audio

John Kaukis to head up MI and consumer sales at Polar Audio

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Polar Audio has promoted John Kaukis to head of MI and consumer sales.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 20th 2014 at 10:48AM

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MIA Business Conference speaker line-up confirmed

MIA Business Conference speaker line-up confirmed

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The MIA has confirmed the full line-up of keynote speakers for its Business Conference on October 1st.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 20th 2014 at 10:11AM
BPM and PRO: Four weeks to go

BPM and PRO: Four weeks to go

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BPM and its all-new partner event PRO are now just four weeks away.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 19th 2014 at 10:00AM
Signed Fret-King guitar raises £1,300 for Walter Trout

Signed Fret-King guitar raises £1,300 for Walter Trout

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A Fret-King Danny Bryant signature guitar has raised £1,300 in a benefit raffle to help blues guitarist, Walter Trout, in his recovery from a recent liver transplant.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 18th 2014 at 3:24PM
Jam Track Central launches new website

Jam Track Central launches new website

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Jam Track Central, home of backing tracks and multimedia products for guitarists, has launched a brand new website.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 18th 2014 at 11:55AM

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes at Gear4Music

VIDEO: Behind the scenes at Gear4Music

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Gear4Music has released a new video offering a glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes at the UK retail giant.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 18th 2014 at 11:20AM
Wharfedale Pro reveals new UK trade and retailer price list

Wharfedale Pro reveals new UK trade and retailer price list

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Wharfedale Pro has released a brand new UK trade and retailer price list.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 18th 2014 at 10:34AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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News of major restructuring to Peavey’s UK and European operation dominates this week’s top ten.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 15th 2014 at 9:08AM
WE CAN ORDER IT IN: The Bubble Organ

WE CAN ORDER IT IN: The Bubble Organ

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Don’t get caught out by that enquiry for something really specialist...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 15th 2014 at 8:57AM

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SECRET DEALER: Don't turn away customers who have bought elsewhere

SECRET DEALER: Don't turn away customers who have bought elsewhere

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Our secret dealer looks at how people who have bought from elsewhere can be turned into new cutomers

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 14th 2014 at 12:30PM
Rotosound and Guitar Guitar to host Billy Sheehan clinics

Rotosound and Guitar Guitar to host Billy Sheehan clinics

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Rotosound and Guitar Guitar will host Billy Sheehan’s only 2014 UK bass clinics.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 14th 2014 at 10:51AM
Freestyle adds new Gator ProGo bag range

Freestyle adds new Gator ProGo bag range

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UK distributor, Freestyle, is now selling Gator Cases new ProGo series of gig bags.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 14th 2014 at 10:16AM
RETAIL ADVISORY BOARD: Supplier terms and conditions

RETAIL ADVISORY BOARD: Supplier terms and conditions

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This month, we ask our retail advisory board: Should major suppliers offer different terms and conditions to different-sized stores?

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 14th 2014 at 10:07AM

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WE CAN ORDER IT IN: The Daxophone

WE CAN ORDER IT IN: The Daxophone

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Don’t get caught out by that enquiry for something really specialist…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 13th 2014 at 11:59AM
Do you wanna be a record breaker?

Do you wanna be a record breaker?

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Drummers (and of course, dedication) needed for a new world record attempt take place in Manchester in November.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 13th 2014 at 11:27AM
MYSTERY SHOPPER: Online special

MYSTERY SHOPPER: Online special

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This month, our secret shopper turns mystery browser, as he trawls the web to see who’s leading the way online and who’s yet to catch up…  

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 13th 2014 at 11:12AM
COLIN REES: Internet customers getting you down?

COLIN REES: Internet customers getting you down?

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Web customers conducting in-store research are becoming a real problem, says sales expert Colin Rees

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:54PM
GEOFF PIPE: The good old days

GEOFF PIPE: The good old days

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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 Aug 12th 2014 at 11:22AM
VIDEO: Stamford Music retail profile

VIDEO: Stamford Music retail profile

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Lincolnshire-based retailer, Stamford Music, tells Tim Slater how cut-throat online competition is making it tougher for distributors to support their long-standing high street customers…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:37AM
COMMENT: In need of data

COMMENT: In need of data

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A new global NAMM report was published last month, providing us with an annual glimpse at the state of the MI market. And, while it certainly threw up some interesting ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:18AM
Westside signs UK distribution agreement with Mono

Westside signs UK distribution agreement with Mono

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Westside has struck a UK distribution deal with US case manufacturer Mono.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 12th 2014 at 9:59AM
Are you one of the UK's top 50 dealers?

Are you one of the UK's top 50 dealers?

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We've come with a list of the UK retailers currently worth the most in today’s market. Are you on it?..

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:51AM