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Active Music launches Alpine Indian Summer promotion

Active Music launches Alpine Indian Summer promotion

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Active Music has predicted that the UK is in for an Indian Summer, so to celebrate the oncoming heat wave, the distributor has put together a special Alpine Indian Summer ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 14th 2017 at 9:52AM
What the MI industry really thinks about Aldi's musical instrument range

What the MI industry really thinks about Aldi's musical instrument range

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This week, budget supermarket Aldi made its first steps into the musical instrument market with an astonishingly cheap range of guitars, keyboards, ukuleles, stands and even music books.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 11th 2017 at 12:05PM
Top 10 stories of the week: Gibson trademark infringement, Fighting the rockstar stereotype, Daisy Rock speaks out

Top 10 stories of the week: Gibson trademark infringement, Fighting the rockstar stereotype, Daisy Rock speaks out

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This biggest story by far this week has been the news that Gibson has accused Jam Industries USA of infringing on three of its guitar trademarks.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 11th 2017 at 10:22AM
Brainworx launches bx_console E plugin

Brainworx launches bx_console E plugin

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Pro audio plugin developer Brainworx has announced the availability of bx_console E.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 10th 2017 at 4:03PM

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Faith Guitars expands Blood Moon guitar range

Faith Guitars expands Blood Moon guitar range

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Faith Guitars has announced the release of new additions to its Blood Moon acoustic guitar series.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 10th 2017 at 2:36PM
RATstands names Glenn Chapman as new managing director

RATstands names Glenn Chapman as new managing director

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RATstands has appointed Glenn Chapman as its new managing director.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 10th 2017 at 11:58AM
Korg to host world-exclusive product launch at first UK dealer event

Korg to host world-exclusive product launch at first UK dealer event

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Korg UK has announced its first official dealer event, which will take place at the end of August.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 10th 2017 at 11:02AM
IK Multimedia unveils the iRig Mic HD 2

IK Multimedia unveils the iRig Mic HD 2

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The new device claims to be the only handheld, high-definition USB digital microphone for iPhone, iPad, Mac and PC.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 10th 2017 at 10:06AM

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Gibson accuses Jam of infringing three guitar trademarks

Gibson accuses Jam of infringing three guitar trademarks

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Gibson has accused Jam Industries USA of infringing three of its guitar trademarks and is seeking $1 million per counterfeit mark, injunctive relief, punitive damages, destruction of infringing goods, and ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 5:02PM
Drake Music is looking for disabled musicians for trainee programme

Drake Music is looking for disabled musicians for trainee programme

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Drake Music is calling for South West-based disabled musicians to apply for its Emergent: Music Legacy Trainees 3-year programme,

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 3:35PM
Ashdown offers free tuner pedal with every RM-EVO purchase

Ashdown offers free tuner pedal with every RM-EVO purchase

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Ashdown Engineering has announced a new promotion, where musicians can get a free tuner pedal with any RM-EVO purchase.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 2:33PM
ReBalance initiative to get more women into music production praised by industry

ReBalance initiative to get more women into music production praised by industry

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Festival Republic and PRS Foundation have launched a new initiative to get more women into music production.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 12:05PM

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Roland brings back the iconic TR-808 with new ultra-compact model

Roland brings back the iconic TR-808 with new ultra-compact model

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The most influential drum machine is back, in a new, ultra-compact TR-08 boutique model.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 11:28AM
Andrew Small to open Yamaha's 2017 DRUMFEST with Hybrid masterclass

Andrew Small to open Yamaha's 2017 DRUMFEST with Hybrid masterclass

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Yamaha UK has announced that Andrew Small will be opening its DRUMFEST events in September and October with a masterclass on Hybrid Drumming and Triggering.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 11:04AM
D'Addario unveils new guitar, bass and ukulele accessories

D'Addario unveils new guitar, bass and ukulele accessories

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D’Addario has introduced a number of new accessories and maintenance products for guitar, bass and ukulele.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 10:23AM