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TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

NEWS

As a nation wakes up to the news that it is no longer a part of the EU, we have the small matter of the week’s biggest stories here at ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 24th 2016 at 11:26AM
UK opts for Brexit - could this spell disaster for the music industry?

UK opts for Brexit - could this spell disaster for the music industry?

NEWS

After months of campaigning on both sides, the people of the UK have voted to leave the EU. And, according to several prominent figures in the MI industry, it could ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 24th 2016 at 10:51AM
Crunch time: How 'Brexit' could affect the MI industry

Crunch time: How 'Brexit' could affect the MI industry

NEWS

As a nation holds its breath in anticipation ahead of today’s EU referendum, MI Pro takes a final look at what an EU Exit would mean for the MI industry.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 11:47AM

Band Instruments Area Sales Manager

UK

KORG (UK) Limited are manufacturers of legendary Hi Tech products and iconic VOX amplifications. We also distribute such global music brands as Jupiter band instruments, Takamine guitars, Hartke bass amplification, Mapex drums, Paiste cymbals, Vic Firth sticks and Samson audio for the UK and Ireland. These products are played by immensely successful artists and enthusiasts of all levels – from beginners to superstars.

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Editorial changes at MI Pro

Editorial changes at MI Pro

NEWS

Laura Barnes has been appointed editor of MI Pro, joining the title from sister publication PCR (PC Retail).

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 12:58PM
Yamaha Corporation signals international approach with first non-Japanese board appointment

Yamaha Corporation signals international approach with first non-Japanese board appointment

NEWS

Yamaha Corporation has appointed its first ever non-Japanese executive officer in the form of Thomas Schoepe, marking a more international focus for the business.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 12:38PM
BILLY LUNN: A Producer by Necessity (Part One)

BILLY LUNN: A Producer by Necessity (Part One)

NEWS

The Subways front man, Billy Lunn, discusses the changing face of home recording.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 11:29AM
DigiTech Whammy Ricochet pedal now shipping

DigiTech Whammy Ricochet pedal now shipping

NEW GEAR

DigiTech’s new Whammy Ricochet pedal is now shipping in the UK.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 11:12AM

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Flashback Records' Mark Burgess completes MI Expo seminar line-up

Flashback Records' Mark Burgess completes MI Expo seminar line-up

NEWS

Flashback Records chief, Mark Burgess, will deliver a talk on how to reinvigorate your in-store offering at next month’s MI Expo.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 10:48AM

Technical Specialist Classic Division- Band & Orchestral

UK

An exciting opportunity has become available for a motivated technical specialist to join the Yamaha Classic Division within the UK Branch.

Sales Representative Classic Division- Piano UK

UK

An exciting opportunity has become available for a motivated sales professional to join the Yamaha Classic Division within the UK Branch.

Sales Representative Classic Division Band and Orchestral Products

UK

An exciting opportunity has become available for a motivated sales professional to join the Yamaha Classic Division within the UK Branch.

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MI EXPO: Trinity Xtras to introduce Mighty Bright LEDs to MI dealers

MI EXPO: Trinity Xtras to introduce Mighty Bright LEDs to MI dealers

NEWS

UK distributor Trinity Xtras will introduce its range of Mighty Bright LED lights for musicians to the UK dealer network at next month’s MI Expo, in association with Musikmesse.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 21st 2016 at 7:33AM
Design your own Sakae kit with new customisation tool

Design your own Sakae kit with new customisation tool

NEWS

UK Sakae Drums customers can now design their ideal set-up via the firm’s online compiler.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 21st 2016 at 7:15AM
Guitar Center names new president

Guitar Center names new president

NEWS

Guitar Center has unveiled Ron Japinga as its new president.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 20th 2016 at 4:13PM
Bax increases European reach; changes name

Bax increases European reach; changes name

NEWS

Bax, the Dutch online MI retailer, has expanded its European reach with the launch of a new online store in Italy. And it's also changed its name from Bax to ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 20th 2016 at 11:42AM

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Register now for Summer NAMM Retail Boot Camp

Register now for Summer NAMM Retail Boot Camp

NEWS

There are just two days left to register for the Summer NAMM Retail Boot Camp – a one-day intensive training session for those in the MI retail business.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 20th 2016 at 11:21AM
FBT Audio UK relocates to Kent

FBT Audio UK relocates to Kent

NEWS

FBT Audio UK has relocated to Rochester, Kent, following a “period of exceptional growth” for the company, according to the company’s managing director, Mark Parkhouse.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 20th 2016 at 11:04AM
Casio Grand Hybrid GP-400 to hit UK stores this week

Casio Grand Hybrid GP-400 to hit UK stores this week

NEWS

Casio’s new Grand Hybrid GP-400 digital piano hits UK stores this week, following its launch at Musikmesse earlier this year.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 20th 2016 at 10:42AM

Field Sales Executive-EMI (Electronic Musical Instruments)

UK - North

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Field Sales Executive to be responsible for managing and growing the existing account base of independent retailers within the EMI (Electronic Musical Instruments) Division.

Korg wall mount tuner display now available for dealers

Korg wall mount tuner display now available for dealers

NEWS

Korg has announced a new wall mount in-store tuner display for retailers.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2016 at 11:24AM
RED CHILLI AUDIO: 'MI Expo a great opportunity to show your products and meet new clients'

RED CHILLI AUDIO: 'MI Expo a great opportunity to show your products and meet new clients'

NEWS

MI and audio distributor Red Chilli Audio has become the latest company to join the MI Expo line-up, where it will introduce a number of new lines to the UK ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2016 at 10:56AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

NEWS

The announcement that Drummer magazine is to cease publication caught the industry’s attention this week, topping today’s rundown of the biggest stories from the past seven days.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2016 at 10:22AM
The best new jobs in the music industry

The best new jobs in the music industry

NEWS

Looking for a new job in the music industry? Check out the latest vacancies on the MI Pro jobs board.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2016 at 9:33AM
Sound Technology adds Teenage Engineering to distribution portfolio

Sound Technology adds Teenage Engineering to distribution portfolio

NEWS

Sound Technology has taken on distribution of Teenage Engineering products in the UK and Republic of Ireland, effective from July 4th 2016.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:00AM