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Would we benefit from all musical instruments being 'connected'?

Would we benefit from all musical instruments being 'connected'?

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From the invention of the electric guitar in the 1930s to Yamaha’s brand new iTunes-scanning piano, the way technology has propelled the development of musical instruments over the years ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 31st 2017 at 8:33AM
Philips creates a hi-res audio recorder for musicians

Philips creates a hi-res audio recorder for musicians

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Philips Speech Processing Solutions is best known for its dictation devices used by the likes of journalists and students. The firm has now bolstered its range of products with a ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 30th 2017 at 3:22PM
ACM builds new flagship recording studio at Guildford campus

ACM builds new flagship recording studio at Guildford campus

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The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) is building a brand new recording facility at its Guildford campus, set for completion in September.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 30th 2017 at 2:42PM
Fender adds Jazzmaster models to Mod Shop offerings

Fender adds Jazzmaster models to Mod Shop offerings

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Fender’s online Mod Shop has expanded its offerings to include more models to choose from.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 30th 2017 at 12:52PM

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BOSS unveils AD-10 acoustic preamp pedal

BOSS unveils AD-10 acoustic preamp pedal

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BOSS has introduced the new AD-10 acoustic preamp/DI pedal for acoustic-electric guitar.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 30th 2017 at 11:53AM
Retailers 'running out of options' for protecting shoppers from significant price increases since Brexit decision

Retailers 'running out of options' for protecting shoppers from significant price increases since Brexit decision

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has revealed that non-food retailers are struggling to keep prices down on imported goods since the EU referendum.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 30th 2017 at 11:16AM
Jam At The Farm 2017

Jam At The Farm 2017

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Sep 3rd 2017

Location: Kent

Taking place in Ashford, Kent, Jam At The Farm is an annual event for musicians and the local music industry.

Chester Bennington's family to set up charity for vulnerable fans

Chester Bennington's family to set up charity for vulnerable fans

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The family of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington is reportedly setting up a charity to help fans who are struggling with his tragic death.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 29th 2017 at 4:23PM

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High Tech Distribution adds ChickenPicks to MI catalogue

High Tech Distribution adds ChickenPicks to MI catalogue

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High Tech Distribution has announced that ChickenPicks are now part of its catalogue.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 29th 2017 at 3:38PM
Kawai celebrates 90th Anniversary with the new NOVUS NV10 Hybrid Piano

Kawai celebrates 90th Anniversary with the new NOVUS NV10 Hybrid Piano

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2017 marks the 90th Anniversary of Koichi Kawai establishing his piano making business in Hamamatsu, Japan, and the company is ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 29th 2017 at 1:02PM
Fur Coat and Getaway Driver pedals unveiled by Orange Amps

Fur Coat and Getaway Driver pedals unveiled by Orange Amps

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Orange Amplification has introduced two new pedals to its range; The Fur Coat and the Getaway Driver.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 29th 2017 at 12:01PM
Spinbal cymbal spinner now available exclusively from The Music Shipping Company

Spinbal cymbal spinner now available exclusively from The Music Shipping Company

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The Music Shipping Company has announced that it has taken on the exclusive UK distribution of Spinbal – a unique ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 29th 2017 at 11:03AM

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REVIEW: IK Multimedia's iRig Pro I/O

REVIEW: IK Multimedia's iRig Pro I/O

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The amazing advancements in mobile technology has given people the ability to achieve so much ‘on the go’, and the MI industry has constantly strived to provide gear to help ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 25th 2017 at 9:54AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Perry Bamonte guitar auction, New Orange Amps MD, Black Friday trends

Top 10 stories of the week: Perry Bamonte guitar auction, New Orange Amps MD, Black Friday trends

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This week’s biggest story is the news that ex-Cure guitarist Perry Bamonte is offering up 28 of his personal guitars for auction.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 25th 2017 at 9:37AM
KORG's iconic Mono/Poly synthesizer revived for iOS

KORG's iconic Mono/Poly synthesizer revived for iOS

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KORG’s 4VCO monophonic synthesizer has been revived for iPhone and iPad.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 24th 2017 at 3:56PM