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Gibson confirms exclusive rights to trademarked guitar designs in legal dispute with JHS

Gibson confirms exclusive rights to trademarked guitar designs in legal dispute with JHS

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Gibson has announced that it has successfully confirmed the exclusive rights to various trademarked body and headstock designs.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 13th 2017 at 12:10PM
Starpoint to distribute JoeCo in Germany and Austria

Starpoint to distribute JoeCo in Germany and Austria

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JoeCo has announced Starpoint Distribution as its new exclusive sales representative in Germany and Austria.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 13th 2017 at 10:19AM
The first ARSM exam in the world taken by 15 year-old

The first ARSM exam in the world taken by 15 year-old

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A 15 year-old student from Hong Kong studying in England has become the first candidate in the world to take ABRSM’s brand new performance-only diploma.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 12th 2017 at 3:35PM
Adam Hall Group's Gravity Stands nominated for German Brand Award

Adam Hall Group's Gravity Stands nominated for German Brand Award

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Stands and accessories brand Gravity has been nominated for the German Brand Award 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 12th 2017 at 2:45PM

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Reverb.com appoints Mark Johnson as European Marketing Director

Reverb.com appoints Mark Johnson as European Marketing Director

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Music gear online marketplace Reverb.com has hired Mark Johnson, former head of digital marketing at Andertons Music Company, to lead the company’s marketing efforts in Europe.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 12th 2017 at 2:01PM
Bailey Guitars teams up with Mighty Beast for new signature guitar accessories

Bailey Guitars teams up with Mighty Beast for new signature guitar accessories

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Bailey Guitars is joining forces with Glasgow-based Mighty Beast to create a range of branded ‘signature’ Bailey straps. 

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 10th 2017 at 11:27AM
Top 10 stories of the week: PMT talks 'clicks vs bricks', Rosewood restrictions for violin peg makers, Top women in music

Top 10 stories of the week: PMT talks 'clicks vs bricks', Rosewood restrictions for violin peg makers, Top women in music

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The biggest story on MI Pro this week is PMT’s Simon Gilson’s latest opinion piece discussing why physical retail stores are still vital in the MI industry.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 10th 2017 at 10:27AM
Fender promotes Richard McDonald to newly created Chief Product Strategist role

Fender promotes Richard McDonald to newly created Chief Product Strategist role

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Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) CEO Andy Mooney has announced new executive structure within the firm’s product division.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 9th 2017 at 3:52PM

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Audio-Technica appoints Ertekin Elektronik as Turkish distributor

Audio-Technica appoints Ertekin Elektronik as Turkish distributor

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Audio-Technica has annoucned Ertekin Elektronik as its new distributor for professional audio products in Turkey.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 9th 2017 at 3:21PM
Stone Sour's Roy Mayorga and Against Me's Atom Willard join Porter & Davies artist roster

Stone Sour's Roy Mayorga and Against Me's Atom Willard join Porter & Davies artist roster

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Tactile monitoring system developer Porter & Davies has welcomed Roy Mayorga and Atom Willard to its artist roster.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 9th 2017 at 2:37PM
OPINION: PMT's Simon Gilson on 'clicks vs. bricks'

OPINION: PMT's Simon Gilson on 'clicks vs. bricks'

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Despite a general consensus in the industry that online is taking over offline sales, the likes of PMT are still expanding their high street offerings. Simon Gilson discusses why he ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 9th 2017 at 11:38AM
MUSIKMESSE 2017: Hutchins Guitars to launch two new guitar and bass ranges

MUSIKMESSE 2017: Hutchins Guitars to launch two new guitar and bass ranges

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Hutchins Guitars has announced that it will be launching two ranges of guitars and basses at this year’s Musikmesse show in April.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 9th 2017 at 11:21AM

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POLAR named exclusive UK distributor for Radial Engineering

POLAR named exclusive UK distributor for Radial Engineering

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MI, installation and pro audio supplier POLAR has become Radial Engineering's sole distributor in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 9th 2017 at 10:36AM
DW Drums donates Prince tribute kit to the Grammy Museum

DW Drums donates Prince tribute kit to the Grammy Museum

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The Grammy Museum has acquired the five-piece DW Drums Collector's Series drum kit played during Bruno Mars' tribute to the late musical icon Prince at this year’s awards show.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 9th 2017 at 10:13AM
11 female musicians championing and representing women in music right now

11 female musicians championing and representing women in music right now

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While the music and MI industries have rapidly progressed over the years to become more diverse and equal, the shocking statistics revealed in PRS Foundation's recent report show that there ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 8th 2017 at 3:36PM