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Access All Areas strikes Scooby-Doo deal

Access All Areas strikes Scooby-Doo deal

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Access All Areas has partnered with Warner Bros. to launch a new range of Scooby-Doo themed instruments, including ukuleles, percussion and accessories.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 28th 2015 at 11:40AM
Two new Gibson guitars to be given away at PMT Music's Live event

Two new Gibson guitars to be given away at PMT Music's Live event

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PMT and Gibson will be giving away two brand new guitars at the retailer’s annual Music’s Live weekend, which takes place on November 7th-8th at PMT Birmingham.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 28th 2015 at 10:43AM
Baton Rouge adds to left-handed ukulele line

Baton Rouge adds to left-handed ukulele line

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Stones Music has announced the addition of a brand new model to its Baton Rouge line of left-handed ukuleles ahead ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 28th 2015 at 10:19AM
Shaw grows accessories range with new drum thrones

Shaw grows accessories range with new drum thrones

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Drums and percussion brand, Shaw, has added to its accessories range with a new range of drum thrones.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 28th 2015 at 9:58AM

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JTS reveals new UF-20 wireless system

JTS reveals new UF-20 wireless system

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JTS has lifted the lid on a brand new wireless system in the form of the UF-20.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 27th 2015 at 10:06AM
New distribution strategy for SONOR in the UK and Eire

New distribution strategy for SONOR in the UK and Eire

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German drums and percussion brand, SONOR, and its existing UK and Ireland distributor, Sutherland Trading, have issued a joint statement regarding upcoming changes to the current distribution model.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 27th 2015 at 9:51AM
INTERVIEW: Chastity Belt talk gear, song writing and gender inequality

INTERVIEW: Chastity Belt talk gear, song writing and gender inequality

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Having released their second album Time to Go Home to much critical acclaim earlier this year, Seattle-based four-piece Chastity Belt have been finding new audiences on both sides of the ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 27th 2015 at 9:24AM
VIDEO: Robot band plays Black Sabbath's 'Iron Man'

VIDEO: Robot band plays Black Sabbath's 'Iron Man'

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A metal band in the very truest sense of the word, Compressorhead – a band made up entirely of robots – has been filmed performing a rather apt rendition of ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 26th 2015 at 4:11PM

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Monacor announces 50th anniversary open day details

Monacor announces 50th anniversary open day details

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Monacor has announced details of its 50th anniversary open day, which will take place on Thursday, November 19th at I Play Golf in Newport Pagnell.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 26th 2015 at 3:01PM
HHB expands team with new marketing manager

HHB expands team with new marketing manager

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HHB Communications has bolstered its team with the appointment of Jake Young as its new marketing manager.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 26th 2015 at 11:31AM
PRS announces final run of 30th anniversary guitars

PRS announces final run of 30th anniversary guitars

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PRS Guitars announces final run of 30th Anniversary Custom 24 guitars.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 26th 2015 at 11:21AM
Tascam unveils flagship US-20x20 audio interface

Tascam unveils flagship US-20x20 audio interface

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Tascam has officially unveiled its new flagship US-20x20 audio interface.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 26th 2015 at 10:54AM

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Tanglewood Guitars flying the flag down under

Tanglewood Guitars flying the flag down under

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British guitar manufacturer, Tanglewood, is currently making inroads into the Australian MI market, with its long-term distributor for the region, National Music Australia, having launched a nationwide marketing campaign.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 26th 2015 at 8:24AM
UK's live music scene in 'crisis', says 100 Club owner

UK's live music scene in 'crisis', says 100 Club owner

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The closure of venues up and down the country has left the nation’s live music scene ‘crisis’, Jeff Horton, owner of London’s 100 Club has told the BBC.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 11:33AM
Sutherland Trading clinches exclusive Pono distribution deal

Sutherland Trading clinches exclusive Pono distribution deal

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Sutherland Trading has secured an exclusive distribution deal with Pono Ukuleles for the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 10:56AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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The opening of JG Windows new, expanded store this weekend tops this week’s chart.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 10:19AM

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ROLI acquires musical collaboration platform Blend

ROLI acquires musical collaboration platform Blend

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London-based start-up ROLI has acquired musical collaboration platform Blend, as the firm looks to increase its social capabilities.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 4:00AM
Looking for a new job in the music industry? Check out our jobs board

Looking for a new job in the music industry? Check out our jobs board

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Are you looking for a new job in the music industry? Then be sure to check out the MI Pro jobs board for the latest vacancies and opportunities.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 11:37AM
Washburn lifts the lid on Parallaxe Solar Ola Englund V Series

Washburn lifts the lid on Parallaxe Solar Ola Englund V Series

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Washburn Guitars has introduced its new Parallaxe Solar V Series, a new line of Ola Englund signature guitars.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 11:21AM
VIDEO: Man with cerebral palsy plays instruments with his eyes

VIDEO: Man with cerebral palsy plays instruments with his eyes

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A young man with cerebral palsy has been given the ability to play an instrument just by using his eyes, thanks to an innovative form of software called EyeKeys, metro.co.uk ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 10:26AM
Mayor of London's Music Venue Taskforce launches venues report

Mayor of London's Music Venue Taskforce launches venues report

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The Mayor of London’s Music Venue Taskforce has launched a new report, which presents several recommendations that could help protect grassroots music venues in the capital.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 21st 2015 at 1:02PM
10 days left of Rotosound Summer Blockbuster

10 days left of Rotosound Summer Blockbuster

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There are just ten days left to get involved with Rotosound’s Summer Blockbuster promotion.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 21st 2015 at 11:33AM
JG Windows expanded department store set to open this weekend

JG Windows expanded department store set to open this weekend

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Following months of development and expansions work, Newcastle-based JG Windows is set to officially cut the ribbon on its new, enlarged store this weekend (October 24th-25th).

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 21st 2015 at 11:15AM
New Bluetooth CR monitors available from Mackie

New Bluetooth CR monitors available from Mackie

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Mackie has introduced to new Bluetooth capable models to its CR Series of multimedia monitors – the CR4BT and CR5BT.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 21st 2015 at 10:50AM
MIA Awards 2015: Last chance for early bird tickets

MIA Awards 2015: Last chance for early bird tickets

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Tickets for this year’s MIA Awards are available at a special early bird rate until Friday, October 23rd.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 21st 2015 at 10:28AM