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Tone World in administration

Tone World in administration

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Manchester's Tone World, opened in March 2012 by former Sounds Great director Gary Sharpe, is in administration.

Gary Cooper
by Gary Cooper
on Jan 16th 2014 at 11:08AM
GARY COOPER: The only way is up?

GARY COOPER: The only way is up?

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As part of our NAMM coverage, we look at how the US market is currently faring and whether we can take any baromoter readings to predict what happens next in ...

Gary Cooper
by Gary Cooper
on Jan 16th 2014 at 10:06AM
NAMM 2014: New Peerless Retromatics; Martin Taylor booth appearance

NAMM 2014: New Peerless Retromatics; Martin Taylor booth appearance

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Peerless Guitars has revealed that it will be showcasing its new Retromatic 131 guitar and two new Retromatic basses at NAMM 2014, while guitarist Martin Taylor will be dropping by ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 15th 2014 at 4:11PM
NAMM 2014: Host of new piano products from Roland

NAMM 2014: Host of new piano products from Roland

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Roland is launching no less than six new digital pianos and a stage piano at this year's NAMM show. 

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jan 15th 2014 at 3:35PM

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NAMM 2014: Roland announces trio of Boss pedals

NAMM 2014: Roland announces trio of Boss pedals

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Roland has unveiled three brand new Boss pedals ahead of next week’s NAMM show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 15th 2014 at 3:10PM
NAMM 2014: New Roland drum products

NAMM 2014: New Roland drum products

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Roland's NAMM launches include a number of new additions to its drum line-up, including a new Trigger Module.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jan 15th 2014 at 2:27PM
NAMM 2014: What not to miss

NAMM 2014: What not to miss

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Now in its 112th year, the Winter NAMM exhibition continues to welcome a wealth of MI brands, suppliers and industry pros to LA’s Anaheim Convention Centre. MI Pro offers a ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 15th 2014 at 12:45PM
NAMM 2014: Rock legends set for Samson booth appearance

NAMM 2014: Rock legends set for Samson booth appearance

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A raft of leading names from the world of rock and metal will be taking centre stage on the Samson booth at next week’s NAMM show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 15th 2014 at 10:33AM

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BUYER'S GUIDE: Guitar effects

BUYER'S GUIDE: Guitar effects

BUYER'S GUIDE

With such a diverse variety of guitar effects available on the market, MI Pro serves up a selection of some ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 15th 2014 at 9:51AM
CRAIG BLUNDELL: It's all relative

CRAIG BLUNDELL: It's all relative

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As the end of the year approached, I felt it was time for me to personally reflect on things that happened in drum land during 2013. It was an incredibly ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 14th 2014 at 3:47PM
INDUSTRY Q&A: Sue Cox, Zoom UK

INDUSTRY Q&A: Sue Cox, Zoom UK

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This month's Industry Q&A sees Zoom UK general manager, Sue Cox, talk us through her favourite albums, her musical heroes and her ultimate live line-up...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 14th 2014 at 1:37PM
NAMM 2014: Keep abreast of the latest news with MI Pro

NAMM 2014: Keep abreast of the latest news with MI Pro

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With NAMM 2014 just over one week away, MI Pro is providing a dedicated hub, from which you can keep up to date with the very latest news and developments ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 14th 2014 at 12:44PM

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NAMM 2014: Alice in Chains star to appear at Dean Markley booth

NAMM 2014: Alice in Chains star to appear at Dean Markley booth

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Alice in Chains bassist, Mike Inez, will be appearing at Dean Markley’s booth at the NAMM 2014 show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 14th 2014 at 12:27PM
NAMM 2014: New Paiste launches

NAMM 2014: New Paiste launches

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Celebrating 25 years of its Signature Bronze line, Paiste is launching a number of new cymbals including the Masters Dark Crash and Dark Hi-Hat models.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jan 14th 2014 at 11:11AM
NAMM 2014: Orange announces artist line-up

NAMM 2014: Orange announces artist line-up

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Orange is set to welcome a star-studded line-up of international artists to its booth at the upcoming NAMM show, including Jim Root, Glenn Hughes, Joe Trohman, Eagles of Death Metal ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:56AM
NAMM 2014: ROLI making show debut

NAMM 2014: ROLI making show debut

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ROLI, a music technology startup based in London, will be exhibiting at NAMM for the first time with its Seaboard Grand product.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:43AM

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TC Electronic introduces Ditto X2 Looper

TC Electronic introduces Ditto X2 Looper

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TC Electronic has added to its effects pedal line-up with the Ditto X2 Looper.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:27AM
LTPD 2014: Chocks away for Learn to Play Day

LTPD 2014: Chocks away for Learn to Play Day

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The MIA has officially fired the starter gun for this year's National Learn to Play Day on Saturday 12th April.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jan 14th 2014 at 10:27AM
2014 D'Addario price list and dealer catalogue now available

2014 D'Addario price list and dealer catalogue now available

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D’Addario UK has issued its 2014 price list and new dealer catalogue.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 13th 2014 at 4:54PM
BUYER'S GUIDE: Electric guitars under £500

BUYER'S GUIDE: Electric guitars under £500

BUYER'S GUIDE

The sub-£500 guitar market is often at the centre of most MI dealerships' business. MI Pro takes a look at ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 13th 2014 at 11:19AM
Peavey ValveKing Series arrives in Europe

Peavey ValveKing Series arrives in Europe

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Peavey’s new line of ValveKing amplifiers are now available throughout Europe.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 13th 2014 at 10:56AM
MI PRO TV: Some useful tips for NAMM 2014

MI PRO TV: Some useful tips for NAMM 2014

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With NAMM 2014 just over a week away, the show’s organisers have put together a video to ensure visitors get off to the smoothest possible start upon arriving in Anaheim.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 13th 2014 at 10:23AM
Odyssey adds Denis Wick mouthpieces to select models

Odyssey adds Denis Wick mouthpieces to select models

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Selected models from JHS’s line of Odyssey Premiere Brass Band instruments now come equipped with original Denis Wick Classic Mouthpieces as standard.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 13th 2014 at 9:32AM
Peavey introduces new FX2 series

Peavey introduces new FX2 series

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Peavey has launched its new FX2 series of mixers, available in 16, 24 and 32-channel options. 

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:51AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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MI Pro’s first top ten of 2014 sees our interview with Sonic Youth legend Lee Ranaldo run away with this week’s number one spot, while news of a record Christmas ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 10th 2014 at 10:11AM