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Guitarguitar expands into Europe with new Belgium store

Guitarguitar expands into Europe with new Belgium store

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Guitarguitar has revealed that it is expanding into the European market with a brand new store in Ghent, Belgium set to open later this summer.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 28th 2016 at 9:58AM
NAMM Top 100 Dealers revealed

NAMM Top 100 Dealers revealed

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NAMM has revealed its Top 100 Dealers for 2016 ahead of a special gala ceremony, which will see additional awards handed out, on June 24th at the Summer NAMM show ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 27th 2016 at 10:28AM
Musicians' Union backs EU stay

Musicians' Union backs EU stay

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In its latest MI Pro column, the Musicians’ Union outlines the benefits of staying in the EU…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 27th 2016 at 10:15AM
MI EXPO: Strike a chord! How to wow your customers on the high street and online

MI EXPO: Strike a chord! How to wow your customers on the high street and online

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High street consultant and retail expert, Graham Soult, will deliver a talk on how retailers can better understand and communicate with their customers as part of the MI Expo’s Professional ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:47AM

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INTERVIEW: Musikmesse's Stephan Kurzawski reflects on the new-look show

INTERVIEW: Musikmesse's Stephan Kurzawski reflects on the new-look show

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Earlier this month, Musikmesse implemented its controversial ‘new concept’, which saw a number of major changes made to the traditional show format – namely that it would be open to ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:27AM
WATCH: Pioneer expands rekordbox controller range

WATCH: Pioneer expands rekordbox controller range

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Pioneer has expanded its range of rekordbox range of DJ controllers with the new DDJ-RB and DDJ-RR models.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 26th 2016 at 8:28AM
Thomas Blug UK clinic tour announced

Thomas Blug UK clinic tour announced

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German guitar maestro, Thomas Blug, is embarking on a UK clinic tour in promotion of his BluGuitar AMP1 range.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 25th 2016 at 4:17PM
Alfred Music reveals adapted and revised Inside Music programme

Alfred Music reveals adapted and revised Inside Music programme

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Alfred Music has announced its new adapted and revised Inside Music music education programme.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 25th 2016 at 12:37PM

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Open To Question: Simon Gilson, PMT

Open To Question: Simon Gilson, PMT

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Our Open To Question interviews series sees you, the MI Pro readers, put forward your questions to some of the industry’s most prominent figures. This month, PMT chief Simon Gilson ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 25th 2016 at 10:44AM
BPM | PRO announces exhibitor open day

BPM | PRO announces exhibitor open day

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Following the announcement that the annual BPM and PRO shows are merging into one (BPM | PRO), the event’s organisers are inviting exhibitors to a special open day, whereupon they ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 25th 2016 at 8:39AM
Red Chilli Audio named exclusive distributor for Swiff Technology

Red Chilli Audio named exclusive distributor for Swiff Technology

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Red Chilli Audio has taken on exclusive distribution for Swiff Technology.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 25th 2016 at 7:40AM
Musical instruments needed to help YMCA and disadvantaged youngsters

Musical instruments needed to help YMCA and disadvantaged youngsters

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Chelmsford City Council has issued a plea for musical instrument donations to help assist YMCA members and disadvantaged young people.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 25th 2016 at 6:19AM

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TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

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Our interview with Edinburgh artist, Law Holt, on the lack of diversity in the music industry tops this week’s chart.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 10:16AM
Instruments worth £6,000 stolen from brass band rehearsal room

Instruments worth £6,000 stolen from brass band rehearsal room

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Instruments worth up to £6,000 have been stolen from a Weston-super-Mare brass band (named Weston Brass Band), after their rehearsal room was broken into on March 23rd.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 21st 2016 at 5:11PM
Music China 2016 adds tenth hall as expansion continues

Music China 2016 adds tenth hall as expansion continues

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The annual Music China show continues to expand, with a tenth hall added this year to meet growing demand for exhibition space.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 21st 2016 at 3:23PM
Queen's Award for Enterprise goes to Focusrite

Queen's Award for Enterprise goes to Focusrite

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Focusrite has been honoured with the 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 21st 2016 at 11:06AM

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New Steinway Spirio system ‘most significant innovation in 70 years'

New Steinway Spirio system ‘most significant innovation in 70 years'

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Steinway has unveiled its new Spirio digital player piano system, which it is describing as its most significant product innovation ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 21st 2016 at 10:14AM
Music Cities Convention speaker line-up confirmed

Music Cities Convention speaker line-up confirmed

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The full speaker line-up for this year’s Music Cities Convention has been revealed, with 27 speakers from 16 set to speak at the event.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2016 at 3:53PM
D’Addario unveils most discreet tuner yet

D’Addario unveils most discreet tuner yet

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D’Addario has unveiled its new NS Micro Soundhole Tuner – it’s most discreet tuner yet.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2016 at 3:09PM
NAMM Musikmesse Russia details revealed

NAMM Musikmesse Russia details revealed

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The NAMM Musikmesse Russia and Prolight_Sound NAMM Russia shows return for their fifth annual outing this year, taking place at Moscow’s Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre from September 15th-18th 2016.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2016 at 11:21AM
Perri’s adds new retro Hootenanny guitar straps

Perri’s adds new retro Hootenanny guitar straps

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Perri’s has announced its new range of retro Hootenanny guitar straps.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2016 at 11:05AM
GHS introduces coated Bajo Quinto strings

GHS introduces coated Bajo Quinto strings

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The Mexican Bajo Quinto looks like an oversized acoustic guitar: it’s five pairs of double steel strings are played with ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2016 at 10:47AM
Music teacher job losses highlighted in new MU report

Music teacher job losses highlighted in new MU report

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The Musicians’ Union has released a new report on the state of music education in England, highlighting the number of music teachers that have either lost their jobs or left ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 20th 2016 at 10:14AM
Robert Wilson receives MBE

Robert Wilson receives MBE

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Sound Technology chairman, Robert Wilson has received an MBE in honour of his services to the music industry and charity.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 19th 2016 at 11:18AM
WATCH: Desperados beer bottles transformed into musical instruments

WATCH: Desperados beer bottles transformed into musical instruments

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Heineken has kick-started a new global campaign fir its tequila flavoured Desperados beer, which sees the bottles transformed into electronic musical instruments.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 19th 2016 at 11:03AM