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RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Vox Valvetronix VT20+ Classic special edition

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Vox Valvetronix VT20+ Classic special edition

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Vox’s line of Valvetronix modeling amps boasts a collection of 33 distinct models, from vintage amps to the latest high-gain and boutique units.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 20th 2015 at 12:56PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Engl E651 Artist Edition

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Engl E651 Artist Edition

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It began in 1996 when the Engl Ritchie Blackmore Signature amp was released, which, to this day is one of the most successful amps in the Engl catalogue.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 20th 2015 at 12:42PM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: New Nashville 5 Series from Tanglewood

MUSIKMESSE 2015: New Nashville 5 Series from Tanglewood

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British guitar manufacturer, Tanglewood, presented its new Nashville Series 5 guitar range at Musikmesse 2015.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2015 at 12:38PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Orange Rockerverb 100MKIII

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Orange Rockerverb 100MKIII

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Celebrating its 10th anniversary last year, the Rockerverb Series from Orange Amplification has been designed to demonstrate that ‘a workhorse amp can be a master of all trades’.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 20th 2015 at 12:28PM

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Opening date confirmed for PMT Newcastle

Opening date confirmed for PMT Newcastle

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PMT’s (Professional Music Technology) new Newcastle store will be opening on Saturday, April 25th.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2015 at 12:06PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Hughes & Kettner GM36H GrandMeister

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Hughes & Kettner GM36H GrandMeister

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Like the firm’s TubeMeister series, GrandMeister comes as standard with a built-in Power Soak, allowing users to step down the output from 36W to 18, 5, 1, or even 0 ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 20th 2015 at 12:06PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Ampeg BA-115 15

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Ampeg BA-115 15" Bass Combo

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The BA-115 Bass Combo from Ampeg has been designed to deliver 150W of classic tone, along with a wide range of performance-driven features in a professional design that is particularly ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 20th 2015 at 12:00PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Carlsbro VAC 15 Greenback Classic

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Carlsbro VAC 15 Greenback Classic

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Carlsbro’s newest addition to its range of amplifiers is the limited edition VAC 15 Greenback Classic vintage tube amp.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 20th 2015 at 12:00PM

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Musikmesse 2015 in pictures

Musikmesse 2015 in pictures

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Check out some of the highlights from this year’s show with out Musikmesse 2015 Facebook photo gallery.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2015 at 11:25AM
Paul Brett guitar exhibition to run until the end of May

Paul Brett guitar exhibition to run until the end of May

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Vintage guitar expert, Paul Brett, is exhibiting his collection of vintage guitars at Tennants Auctioneers in Yorkshire from April 1st-May 31st.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2015 at 10:32AM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: Elixir develop bass range with player feedback

MUSIKMESSE 2015: Elixir develop bass range with player feedback

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Elixir strings has announced the latest developments on its range of bass guitar strings.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 20th 2015 at 10:31AM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: Laka and Pilgrim instruments stolen

MUSIKMESSE 2015: Laka and Pilgrim instruments stolen

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A number of items were stolen from the JHS stand (Hall 4.0, E30) during the Musikmesse show in Frankfurt.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2015 at 9:38AM

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UPDATE: Kai Hattendorf takes charge of Musikmesse after reshuffle

UPDATE: Kai Hattendorf takes charge of Musikmesse after reshuffle

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As part of an internal reshuffle for Musikmesse, Kai Hattendorf will be taking charge of the Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound shows, with Cordelia von Gymnich now focusing her efforts ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2015 at 7:52AM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: Top 10 stories so far

MUSIKMESSE 2015: Top 10 stories so far

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With day three of Muskimesse 2015 almost over, we take a look at the most read stories of the show so far.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 17th 2015 at 2:56PM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: Thomas Blug stopped by 'Noise Police'

MUSIKMESSE 2015: Thomas Blug stopped by 'Noise Police'

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Whilst demonstrating the BluGuitar AMP, at the JHS Booth, Musikmesse security stopped guitarist Thomas Blug, for playing too loud on his first demo.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 17th 2015 at 2:20PM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: JHS reveals new amps

MUSIKMESSE 2015: JHS reveals new amps

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John Hornby Skewes & Co. has lifted the lid on a range of new amplifiers from Supro, BluGuitar and Hughes & Kettner, at the Frankfurt show.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:16PM

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MUSIKMESSE 2015: JHS showcases a range of new guitars

MUSIKMESSE 2015: JHS showcases a range of new guitars

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JHS has revealed a range new guitars from Vintage, Fret-King and Danelectro at Musikmesse 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 17th 2015 at 12:34PM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: Studiomaster launches digiLive

MUSIKMESSE 2015: Studiomaster launches digiLive

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Studiomaster has lifted the lid on the digiLive micro mixer at both Musikmesse and Prolight+Sound 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 17th 2015 at 11:37AM
Major changes announced for Musikmesse 2016

Major changes announced for Musikmesse 2016

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Next year’s Musikmesse will be open to the public for the full duration of the show and will take place from Thursday, April 7th to Sunday, April 10th, in a ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 17th 2015 at 11:16AM
MIA and ISM supports Don't Stop the Music campaign

MIA and ISM supports Don't Stop the Music campaign

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The MIA and ISM are to work alongside one another on the Don’t Stop the Music campaign, together with founder James Rhodes.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 17th 2015 at 11:14AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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As another week comes to an end, we take a look at the biggest stories of the past seven days.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 17th 2015 at 9:40AM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: Top 10 stories so far

MUSIKMESSE 2015: Top 10 stories so far

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With the doors of Musikmesse 2015 now open, check out the most read stories of the show so far.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 16th 2015 at 5:00PM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: New Hagstrom Swede guitars

MUSIKMESSE 2015: New Hagstrom Swede guitars

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Hagstrom has showcased its latest range of guitars at Musikmesse 2015 including the Swede-F and Super Swede-F electric guitars, along with the Swede Bass.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 16th 2015 at 12:54PM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: RME launches the new Babyface Pro

MUSIKMESSE 2015: RME launches the new Babyface Pro

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RME has introduced the new BabyFace Pro portable interface.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 16th 2015 at 11:11AM
RCM announces £25m building development

RCM announces £25m building development

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The Royal College of Music has announced plans of a £25 million redevelopment, aimed to benefit both students and visitors to the building.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 16th 2015 at 9:55AM