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VIDEO: The advantages of being a modern musician

VIDEO: The advantages of being a modern musician

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In today’s online world it is now easier than ever to gain access to a musical instrument, says The Huffington Post. The sheer wealth of online sites that can ...

by Alex Trew
on Dec 4th 2014 at 1:52PM
Yamaha and Disney team up to encourage next generation of musicians

Yamaha and Disney team up to encourage next generation of musicians

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The Walt Disney Company and Yamaha Music Europe (UK) have teamed up to inspire the next generation of young musicians with the Have a Go at Let it Go national ...

by Alex Trew
on Dec 4th 2014 at 12:00PM
Cort launches new Matt Bellamy branded guitar model

Cort launches new Matt Bellamy branded guitar model

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Matthew Bellamy has joined forces with Cort and Manson Guitars to create a new signature guitar model, due to be unveiled at the NAMM show in January 2015.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 4th 2014 at 12:00PM
VIDEO: HK Audio presents its Story of Origin

VIDEO: HK Audio presents its Story of Origin

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HK Audio has celebrated the first birthday of its Pulsar range of portable speakers by producing an informative video that takes viewers through the key features of the product, entitled ...

by Alex Trew
on Dec 4th 2014 at 12:00PM

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RECOMMENDED: Orange Guitar Pack

RECOMMENDED: Orange Guitar Pack

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The new Orange Amplification guitar pack contains everything needed to start playing all in one box. As well as the guitar and practice amp, it includes all the necessary ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 4:37PM
RECOMMENDED: Stagg SA30A

RECOMMENDED: Stagg SA30A

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The latest addition to the Stagg guitar range, the SA30A is an affordable auditorium size acoustic guitar designed to deliver a great blend of quality and comfort to beginners. 

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 4:16PM
RECOMMENDED: Carlsbro CSD525

RECOMMENDED: Carlsbro CSD525

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Last year saw Carlsbro launch its ADD501 digital drum kit, which proved to be a great source of success for the firm and became a feature on many shop floors ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 4:02PM
RECOMMENDED: Woodstock 41

RECOMMENDED: Woodstock 41" full-size dreadnought

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The Woodstock 41” full size Dreadnought acoustic guitar has ben designed from the ground up to deliver high levels of performance at a competitive price point. 

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 3:55PM

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RECOMMENDED: Lee Oskar Quick Start Kit

RECOMMENDED: Lee Oskar Quick Start Kit

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Lee Oskar, who has been described as one of the all-time best rock-blues-soul harmonica players, was a founding member and former lead harmonica player of the pioneer funk-jazz group, ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 3:45PM
RECOMMENDED: Encore E99

RECOMMENDED: Encore E99

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The Encore range has become one of the most popular options for beginners.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 3:41PM
INTERVIEW: Mark Rolfe, Yamaha UK MD

INTERVIEW: Mark Rolfe, Yamaha UK MD

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In the 18 months since his arrival as its new UK boss, Yamaha’s Mark Rolfe has overseen a rapid rate of change, with divisional restructuring and an overhaul of its ...

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by Ronnie Dungan
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 10:38AM
JHS Event 50

JHS Event 50

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Jun 7th 2015 - Jun 10th 2015

Location: JHS head office

This year's event mark's the firm's 50th anniversary.

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INTERVIEW: James Rhodes on how retailers can help the education sector

INTERVIEW: James Rhodes on how retailers can help the education sector

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Classical pianist and host of Channel 4’s TV hit ‘Don’t Stop the Music’, James Rhodes, sits down with Daniel Gumble to discuss his ongoing battle with government over declining standards ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 4:53PM
Premier takes closer control of US distribution

Premier takes closer control of US distribution

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Premier Drums is planning to end its US distribution partnership with Hanser Music Group at the close of 2014, intending to take a more active role and support its network ...

by Alex Trew
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 2:26PM
MI Pro December digital issue is now available

MI Pro December digital issue is now available

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The December issue of MI Pro is now available to read online or download as a PDF.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 12:18PM
Barnes & Mullins unveils new batch of products

Barnes & Mullins unveils new batch of products

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Barnes & Mullins has unveiled a trio of new products, the TGIMUSB2 USB recording microphone, the TGIMUSB1 USB microphone and the TGITH1 tablet holder.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 10:57AM

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New Sound Technology website now live

New Sound Technology website now live

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One of the UK’s leading distributors of musical instruments and professional audio equipment, Sound Technology has announced the launch of its new, updated website.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 10:43AM
Leisuretec enters into trade distribution partnership with Mackie

Leisuretec enters into trade distribution partnership with Mackie

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Leisuretec Distribution has announced its new trade partnership with Mackie, effective from December 1st.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 10:28AM
Audio Pro International to merge with Audio Media in 2015

Audio Pro International to merge with Audio Media in 2015

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As part of a substantial programme of investment across print, online and events, MI Pro sister titles Audio Pro International and Audio Media are merging to form Audio Media International ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 1st 2014 at 3:01PM
Stereophonics' Kelly Jones voices concern over music education cuts

Stereophonics' Kelly Jones voices concern over music education cuts

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Kelly Jones from the band Stereophonics has hit out against plans to scrap music services in Rhondda Cynon Taf in Wales, Wales Online has reported.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 1st 2014 at 7:28AM
BLACK FRIDAY: Sales opportunity or waste of time and money?

BLACK FRIDAY: Sales opportunity or waste of time and money?

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You’ve probably seen news footage over the past few days of shoppers physically assaulting one another in the aisles of shop floors up and down the country. In scenes reminiscent ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 1st 2014 at 7:25AM
Chord announces new IEM16 in-ear monitoring system

Chord announces new IEM16 in-ear monitoring system

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Chord has lifted the lid on its new in-ear monitoring system, the IEM16.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 1st 2014 at 7:20AM
VIDEO: 3D printing antique instruments

VIDEO: 3D printing antique instruments

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This video shows that 3D printing is allowing UConn researchers to recreate antique instruments, lost to the passage of time.

by Alex Trew
on Dec 1st 2014 at 6:50AM
Street piano takes Derby by storm

Street piano takes Derby by storm

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Sustrans, a charity that campaigns for people to travel in alternative ways to driving, has met success with its latest stunt, placing a piano on a busy Derby street for ...

by Alex Trew
on Nov 28th 2014 at 11:08AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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As another week draws to a close, we present a rundown on our most popular stories of the last seven days

by Alex Trew
on Nov 28th 2014 at 9:10AM