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MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Stagg UCX-ACA-S

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Stagg UCX-ACA-S

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The UCX-ACA-S ukulele is one of four ukuleles in a series of exotic wood instruments from the company...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:06AM
MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Barnes & Mullins BJ500M Troubadour

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Barnes & Mullins BJ500M Troubadour

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MI Pro plucks out some of the leading lines from across the vast and varied world of traditional instruments...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 9:59AM
Polar Audio announces availability of Ampeg BA Series

Polar Audio announces availability of Ampeg BA Series

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Ampeg’s remodeled BA Series bass combos will be available from Polar Audio as of June, the distributor has confirmed.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 9:36AM
New president for Fender

New president for Fender

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Following on from the recent announcement of Larry Thomas' retirement, Fender has recruited Bob Roback as president and to its Board of Directors.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Apr 28th 2014 at 6:17PM

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Marshall's AS Acoustic Series turns 20

Marshall's AS Acoustic Series turns 20

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Marshall Amplification is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its AS Acoustic Series.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 28th 2014 at 10:46AM
JHS reveals PLASA Focus 2014 line-up

JHS reveals PLASA Focus 2014 line-up

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JHS will showcase a wide range of pro audio products at this week’s PLASA Focus 2014 expo.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 28th 2014 at 10:23AM
Gibson backs Sundance London

Gibson backs Sundance London

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Gibson Brands has announced the full line-up for the Gibson Sundance London Stage this weekend.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Apr 28th 2014 at 9:37AM
Polar Audio to take stock of new Mackie lines in June

Polar Audio to take stock of new Mackie lines in June

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Polar Audio has announced that it will receive stock of Mackie’s new SRM and Thump Series speakers in June.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 28th 2014 at 9:26AM

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Music Week Awards 2014: The winners

Music Week Awards 2014: The winners

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Last night saw the Music Week Awards 2014 take place in London, with Virgin EMI, Domino, SJM Concerts, Atlantic Records and Sony Music amongst the night’s big winners.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 25th 2014 at 11:29AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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The announcement that Fender is to cease domestic production of the iconic Ovation guitar line tops this week’s chart.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 25th 2014 at 10:08AM
Strings and Things takes on The Swipe

Strings and Things takes on The Swipe

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Strings and Things has taken on exclusive UK and Eire distribution of instrument care and string longevity brand, The Swipe.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 25th 2014 at 9:55AM
MIRC 2014: 200 dealers and counting

MIRC 2014: 200 dealers and counting

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With less than two months to go, more than 200 dealers have already registered to attend this year's MIRC.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Apr 25th 2014 at 9:16AM

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Sonuus expands European reach

Sonuus expands European reach

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Sonuus has agreed four new distribution deals, covering Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 24th 2014 at 11:19AM
VIDEO: Fender closes doors on Connecticut Ovation factory

VIDEO: Fender closes doors on Connecticut Ovation factory

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Fender is to close its Ovation plant in Connecticut in June after 47 years of production.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 24th 2014 at 10:27AM
Yamaha Music Production Sessions heading to PMT stores

Yamaha Music Production Sessions heading to PMT stores

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Retail chain PMT is to host a number of Yamaha Music Production Sessions throughout May and June.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 3:43PM
Tanglewood announces availability of Premier SE Series guitar

Tanglewood announces availability of Premier SE Series guitar

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Tanglewood has announced the availabilty of its new TPE SFCE AS guitar.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 2:37PM

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Chord upgrades mic and boom stand lines

Chord upgrades mic and boom stand lines

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Chord has upgraded a number of models from its range of boom and microphone stands.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 11:34AM
Rockbottom to host Mel Gaynor drum clinic

Rockbottom to host Mel Gaynor drum clinic

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Next month will see Rockbottom host a London drum clinic with Simple Minds drummer Mel Gaynor.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 11:01AM
New chair of the board for Institute of Contemporary Music Performance

New chair of the board for Institute of Contemporary Music Performance

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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance has appointed Professor Dan Howard as its new chairman of the board of directors.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 10:25AM
VIDEO: D'Addario launches tree-planting initiative

VIDEO: D'Addario launches tree-planting initiative

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D’Addario has announced a new tree planting programme entitled ‘Play. Plant. Preserve.’ in a bid to ensure that the hardwood resources used at its Tennessee sawmill are sustainable.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 11:33AM
CUK announces new dealer scheme

CUK announces new dealer scheme

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CUK Audio, exclusive UK distributor for dB Technologies, has announced a new approved dealer partnership scheme.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 11:28AM
Denis Wick unveils Steven Mead as International Ambassador

Denis Wick unveils Steven Mead as International Ambassador

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Denis Wick Products has named Steven Mead as its new International Ambassador.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 11:10AM
Kate Fenney

Kate Fenney

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Kate Fenney, co-owner of The Music Shipping Co. has sadly passed away after a long battle with illness.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 10:56AM
New Byzance cymbals and percussion from Meinl

New Byzance cymbals and percussion from Meinl

NEW GEAR

Meinl has expanded its product catalogue with key additions to its Byzance cymbals and percussion lines.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 10:33AM
MYSTERY SHOPPER: Peterborough

MYSTERY SHOPPER: Peterborough

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This month, our mystery man donned his shades and took to the streets of Peterborough. Here’s what he saw on his travels…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 17th 2014 at 11:08AM