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Rosetti adds D&A to distribution line-up

Rosetti adds D&A to distribution line-up

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Rosetti has agreed an exclusive distribution deal with D&A Guitar Stands and Hangers for the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:06AM
INTERVIEW: Sharon Van Etten

INTERVIEW: Sharon Van Etten

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Returning this month with her fourth studio album Are We There, US singer songwriter, Sharon Van Etten, caught up with Daniel Gumble in a Hackney hotel to discuss, gear, her ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 2:43PM
19th century Barnes & Mullins guitar sold at rock and pop auction

19th century Barnes & Mullins guitar sold at rock and pop auction

NEWS

A 19th century Lacote parlour guitar from Barnes & Mullins was among a number of rare items sold at auction at 1818 Auctioneers earlier this month.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 1:36PM
MI Pro May digital edition now available

MI Pro May digital edition now available

NEWS

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

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 12:55PM

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MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Ozark 2141G

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Ozark 2141G

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Though very well suited to bluegrass styles, the 2141G banjo is still built to serve as an ideal all-rounder...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:47AM
MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Pono Acacia ACD

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Pono Acacia ACD

NEWS

Pono ukuleles are made by the Hawaiian-based company, Ko’olau. 

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:33AM
MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Chord SU26E

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Chord SU26E

NEWS

We take a look at the new Sapele electro tenor ukulele from Chord…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:25AM
MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Pilgrim VPB003

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Pilgrim VPB003

NEWS

We take a close look at the Paul Tebbutt-designed VPB003 Shady Grove open back G banjo from Pilgrim...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:21AM

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MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Stagg UCX-ACA-S

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Stagg UCX-ACA-S

NEWS

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

NEWS

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

NEWS

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

NEWS

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

NEWS

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

NEWS

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

NEWS

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
Sonuus expands European reach

Sonuus expands European reach

NEWS

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

NEWS

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

NEW GEAR

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

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 2:37PM
Chord upgrades mic and boom stand lines

Chord upgrades mic and boom stand lines

NEWS

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