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MI Pro June digital issue now available

MI Pro June digital issue now available

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

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 12th 2015 at 9:00AM
UK market valued at £382.6m; 1.7 per cent growth expected over 5 years

UK market valued at £382.6m; 1.7 per cent growth expected over 5 years

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A report by market research firm IBISWorld Ltd has valued the UK MI retail industry at £382.6m, with compound annual growth of 1.7 per cent predicted over the next five ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 11th 2015 at 4:04PM
INTERVIEW: Wes Borland and Carré Callaway

INTERVIEW: Wes Borland and Carré Callaway

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Consisting of members from Limp Bizkit and Marilyn Manson, LA rockers Queen Kwong have begun to draw some attention from their charismatic live performances and raw sound. Rhys Troake caught ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 11th 2015 at 2:28PM
Focusrite/Novation announces London office

Focusrite/Novation announces London office

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DJ/electro specialist, Focusrite/Novation, has announced the opening of a new office in central London.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:31AM

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COMMENT: With Messe in transition, MIRC is more vital than ever

COMMENT: With Messe in transition, MIRC is more vital than ever

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By now, most of you will have already made your mind up as to whether you’re attending MIRC or not. But for those of you that haven’t, it might be ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:19AM
Seeking work in the music industry? Check out this new start-up

Seeking work in the music industry? Check out this new start-up

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A new start-up named Pro & Motion has launched, with the aim of connecting freelance music and film professionals with those looking to hire.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 10th 2015 at 4:23PM
MIRC 2015: One week to go!

MIRC 2015: One week to go!

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With MIRC 2015 just one week away, now’s the time to make sure you’re registered for this year’s show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 10th 2015 at 2:11PM
A new direction for MI Pro

A new direction for MI Pro

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MI Pro has serviced the musical instrument trade, providing the latest news, views and opinions, for over 15 years. We’re a respected source of information and continue to be the ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 10th 2015 at 11:44AM

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Check out the all-new MIA brochure

Check out the all-new MIA brochure

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The MIA has released an all-new brochure, which can now be read online, detailing its many services, campaigns and initiatives.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 10th 2015 at 11:22AM
Musicpsych Distribution takes on Bigfoot Engineering

Musicpsych Distribution takes on Bigfoot Engineering

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Musicpsych Distribution has added British boutique guitar pedal manufacturer Bigfoot Engineering to its family of brands.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 10th 2015 at 10:28AM
Messe reports positive response to 2016 show. But where are UK voices?

Messe reports positive response to 2016 show. But where are UK voices?

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A new report from Musikmesse indicates that the general reaction to the concept for 2016 has been positive. Yet, while several domestic companies cite next year as a new dawn ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 9th 2015 at 5:01PM
JHS Event in pictures

JHS Event in pictures

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With the JHS Event well underway, we have compiled a Facebook photo gallery of yesterday’s show and the evening Eventfest extravaganza.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 9th 2015 at 12:21PM

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BanjoUke.kiwi unveils new 'banjolele' The Sidekick

BanjoUke.kiwi unveils new 'banjolele' The Sidekick

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New Zealand-based brand BanjoUke.kiwi has launched a new banjolele instrument named The Sidekick, with the firm currently holding talks with ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 9th 2015 at 11:28AM
LAURA B. WHITMORE: What can YOU do to encourage more female musicians?

LAURA B. WHITMORE: What can YOU do to encourage more female musicians?

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In her latest column for MI Pro, US musician and WiMN (Women’s International Music Network) founder, Laura B. Whitmore, asks what are YOU going to do to encourage more female ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 9th 2015 at 10:47AM
MIRC 2015: ABRSM and Alfred among eclectic mix of Showcase exhibitors

MIRC 2015: ABRSM and Alfred among eclectic mix of Showcase exhibitors

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This year’s MIRC Showcase room will play host to a diverse array of exhibitors, as ABRSM, Alfred Music, Red Chilli Audio, Velta, Stone Deaf and Temple Audio look to showcase ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 9th 2015 at 10:14AM
COUNTDOWN TO MIRC: Tanglewood to unveil array of new products

COUNTDOWN TO MIRC: Tanglewood to unveil array of new products

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British acoustic guitar specialist, Tanglewood, will launch a raft of brand new products and exclusive show-day deals at MIRC, which takes place at Northamptonshire's Whittlebury Hall on Wednesday, June 17th.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 9th 2015 at 10:00AM

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COUNTDOWN TO MIRC: Ace Tech to showcase full range of services

COUNTDOWN TO MIRC: Ace Tech to showcase full range of services

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Training and business development specialist Ace Tech will be offering its full range of services at MIRC 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 8th 2015 at 10:53AM
JHS Event gets underway

JHS Event gets underway

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Now in its 18th year, the JHS Event has opened its doors and looks set to be its biggest yet.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 8th 2015 at 10:04AM
John Lennon lost Gibson guitar to be auctioned

John Lennon lost Gibson guitar to be auctioned

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A long lost guitar that used to belong to John Lennon, which went missing in 1963, is to be auctioned later this year at Beverly Hills-based Julien’s Auctions.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 8th 2015 at 9:00AM
COUNTDOWN TO MIRC: Gremlin to present new products

COUNTDOWN TO MIRC: Gremlin to present new products

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A Gold Partner at this year’s show, Gremlin will be displaying a selection of its latest products at MIRC 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 5th 2015 at 11:13AM
TOP 10 STORIES: This week's most read stories

TOP 10 STORIES: 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 Jun 5th 2015 at 9:36AM
CF Martin names Jacqueline Renner as new president

CF Martin names Jacqueline Renner as new president

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CF Martin has appointed Jacqueline Renner as its new president.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 4th 2015 at 4:53PM
Fender appoints former Nike, Disney and Quicksilver chief as new CEO

Fender appoints former Nike, Disney and Quicksilver chief as new CEO

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Fender Musical Instruments Corporation has appointed Andy Mooney as its new CEO, ending a yearlong search for a permanent replacement for previous CEO, Larry Thomas.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 4th 2015 at 3:44PM
Beaumont Music launches new sheet music bags

Beaumont Music launches new sheet music bags

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Beaumont Music has lifted the lid on its new range of sheet music bags.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 4th 2015 at 12:19PM
LD Systems awarded Product of the Year 2015

LD Systems awarded Product of the Year 2015

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LD Systems has been awarded Product of the Year 2015 for its MAUI 44 column system.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 4th 2015 at 11:40AM