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Ashdown gets into the Christmas spirit with festive giveaway

Ashdown gets into the Christmas spirit with festive giveaway

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Ashdown is getting into the festive spirit this year with its latest Christmas promotion.

by Alex Trew
on Nov 19th 2014 at 10:16AM
MIA Awards 2014: The winners

MIA Awards 2014: The winners

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The annual MIA Awards ceremony took place in London last night, with big wins for Barnes & Mullins, Andertons, PMT and Red Dog Music.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 19th 2014 at 8:17AM
New percussion lines from Meinl

New percussion lines from Meinl

NEW GEAR

Meinl has expanded its percussion products line-up with a new collection of cajon brushes and a new practice kneepad for ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 18th 2014 at 10:35AM
Retail Board: Do you welcome the return of older, iconic brand names?

Retail Board: Do you welcome the return of older, iconic brand names?

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This month we ask the board: Do you welcome the resurrection of older, iconic brand names?

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 18th 2014 at 10:04AM

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VIDEO: VDC presents How to Make a Guitar Cable

VIDEO: VDC presents How to Make a Guitar Cable

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VDC Trading has posted a new video showing guitarists how to make their very own guitar cable.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 18th 2014 at 9:46AM
2014 Merseyside Guitar Show takes place this Sunday

2014 Merseyside Guitar Show takes place this Sunday

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The annual Merseyside Guitar Show takes place this Sunday, November 23rd at the Aintree Racecourse Exhibition Centre from 10.00am-4.00pm.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 18th 2014 at 9:37AM
Faith Guitars reports growth in Asia

Faith Guitars reports growth in Asia

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After making its entrance into the Asian musical instrument market in 2006, Faith Guitars has enjoyed another successful Music China.

by Alex Trew
on Nov 17th 2014 at 10:23AM
INTERVIEW: Orange CEO Cliff Cooper

INTERVIEW: Orange CEO Cliff Cooper

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Orange has featured frequently in the news of late, what with the opening of a new Chinese factory, the departure of its MD, Damon Waller, and its launch into the ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 17th 2014 at 10:09AM

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Brunswick reveals Christmas ukuleles

Brunswick reveals Christmas ukuleles

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Brunswick has lifted the lid on a new range of Christmas themed ukuleles.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 14th 2014 at 11:03AM
Laney unveils new IRT-X expansion cab

Laney unveils new IRT-X expansion cab

NEW GEAR

Laney has announced the availability of its brand new IRT-X expansion cab.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 14th 2014 at 10:48AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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This week’s list is topped by the announcement that former Orange managing director, Damon Waller, has launched his own consultancy company.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 14th 2014 at 10:12AM
VIDEO: Focusrite introduces new studio pack

VIDEO: Focusrite introduces new studio pack

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Focusrite has introduced its brand new Scarlett Solo Studio Pack, which is aimed at those new to studio recording.

by Alex Trew
on Nov 13th 2014 at 3:58PM

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COMMENT: Shanghai surprise

COMMENT: Shanghai surprise

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Last month, I made the long trip to Shanghai for the annual Music China expo. It was my first time at the show, so as you can probably imagine, I ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 13th 2014 at 10:41AM
Vintage Guitars sponsors 2014 British Country Music Awards

Vintage Guitars sponsors 2014 British Country Music Awards

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Vintage Guitars is sponsoring this year’s British Country Music Awards, which take place at British Airways Concorde Suite at London’s Heathrow Airport.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 13th 2014 at 10:26AM
Yamaha Music London to host Bösendorfer design event

Yamaha Music London to host Bösendorfer design event

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Yamaha Music London is to host a special event on December 3rd, at which the Bösendorfer bespoke concept grand piano, EDGE, will be presented by its designers.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 12th 2014 at 2:53PM
David Ferreira joins Pioneer Pro Audio

David Ferreira joins Pioneer Pro Audio

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Pioneer Pro Audio has hired David Ferreira as a technical sales specialist.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 12th 2014 at 12:29PM

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COLIN REES: New recruits

COLIN REES: New recruits

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Sales expert, Colin Rees, on what sort of staff should you be looking to recruit for your shop floor...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:43AM
VIDEO: Rockschool music education app lands on iPad

VIDEO: Rockschool music education app lands on iPad

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UK-based music exam board, Rockschool, has launched an innovative new iPad app featuring a number of key tools geared towards helping students get to grips with exam pieces.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:38AM
Gibson to take over former west Hollywood site of Tower Records

Gibson to take over former west Hollywood site of Tower Records

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Guitar giant, Gibson, has taken over the space formerly occupied by the recently closed Tower Records on Hollywood's Sunset Strip, according to LA Times.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:18AM
2015 JHS Golf Day announced

2015 JHS Golf Day announced

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The 2015 JHS Corporate Golf Day will take place on Thursday, June 11th 2015.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 12th 2014 at 10:00AM
INTERVIEW: TC Group CEO Anders Fauerskov

INTERVIEW: TC Group CEO Anders Fauerskov

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Following the TC Group’s announcement that it expects to have completed a sale of the company during the first quarter of next year, we caught up with Anders Fauerskov, CEO ...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:30AM
Former Orange MD launches new venture

Former Orange MD launches new venture

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Former Orange Amplification managing director, Damon Waller, has announced details of his latest venture.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 11th 2014 at 8:25AM
Shaw readies exclusive bricks and mortar dealership kit launch

Shaw readies exclusive bricks and mortar dealership kit launch

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Percussion specialist, Shaw, is set to introduce a complete range of professional-class, British-built kits in January 2015, which will be reserved exclusively for bricks and mortar dealerships.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 3:58PM
INTERVIEW: Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook

INTERVIEW: Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook

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As pioneering bassist with Joy Division, New Order, Peter Hook influenced generations with his unique playing style and a string of era-defining albums. These days, playing with new band The ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 2:27PM
Charlie Watkins

Charlie Watkins

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Industry pioneer, Charlie Watkins, has passed away aged 91.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 10:27AM