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Protect Music Campaign issues plea for help

Protect Music Campaign issues plea for help

NEWS

The Protect Music Education campaign, which aims to stop cuts to local authority funding of music education services, is asking for more help.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 22nd 2014 at 10:54AM
Cavendish moves into China with £1.75m order

Cavendish moves into China with £1.75m order

NEWS

Yorkshire-based Cavendish Pianos, Britain’s last remaining piano manufacturer, has secured a  £1.75m, five year order from China.
 
The order has been placed by Shanghai musical instruments one of China’s ...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 22nd 2014 at 10:29AM
Behringer takes swipe at Guitar Center in tit-for-tat row

Behringer takes swipe at Guitar Center in tit-for-tat row

NEWS

Music Group chief, Uli Behringer, has hit back at Guitar Center’s decision to cease stocking the firm’s products.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 22nd 2014 at 10:24AM
Polar Audio undergoes internal restructure

Polar Audio undergoes internal restructure

NEWS

Polar Audio has announced the creation of two distinct divisions within the company, following an internal reshuffle.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 21st 2014 at 5:23PM

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MIRC 2014: Monacor to focus on lighting and mixers

MIRC 2014: Monacor to focus on lighting and mixers

NEWS

Monacor will be bringing a selection of key products from its mixer and lighting ranges to this year’s MIRC.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 21st 2014 at 11:41AM
Rosetti appointed D'Andrea USA distributor for UK and Ireland

Rosetti appointed D'Andrea USA distributor for UK and Ireland

NEWS

Rosetti has been named as the new distributor for D’Andrea USA in the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 21st 2014 at 10:49AM
Yamaha reveals Rock the House finalists

Yamaha reveals Rock the House finalists

NEWS

Yamaha has named the 12 finalists in the under 19s category of Rock the House – Parliament’s largest music competition.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 21st 2014 at 10:12AM
George Harrison Rickenbacker guitar fetches £390,000 at auction

George Harrison Rickenbacker guitar fetches £390,000 at auction

NEWS

A Rickenbacker guitar played by George Harrison has sold for £390,000 ($657,000) at a New York auction.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 20th 2014 at 4:34PM

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85 per cent of Brits call for protection of music education

85 per cent of Brits call for protection of music education

NEWS

A new poll by ISM (Incorporated Society of Musicians) and YouGov has revelaed that 85 per cent of the British public back calls for the protection of music education for ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 20th 2014 at 11:43AM
THE APPRENTICES: Tommy Benn

THE APPRENTICES: Tommy Benn

NEWS

The next generation of MI dealers are already coming to the boil nicely in the MIRTAS apprenticeship scheme. Each month we check on their progress, continuing with Tommy Benn, who ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 20th 2014 at 11:11AM
Royal visit for Orange in recognition of third Queen's Award

Royal visit for Orange in recognition of third Queen's Award

NEWS

Last week saw HRH the Duke of Kent pay a visit to Orange Amplification’s Borehamwood HQ in recognition of the firm’s third Queen’s Award success.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 20th 2014 at 10:38AM
Meinl partners with Bandhappy as official sponsor of Vans Warped Tour

Meinl partners with Bandhappy as official sponsor of Vans Warped Tour

NEWS

Meinl Cymbals has teamed up with online music education resource band happy as an official sponsor of the 2014 Vans Warped Tour.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 20th 2014 at 9:34AM

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New Supro and Xvive launches to take centre stage at JHS Event

New Supro and Xvive launches to take centre stage at JHS Event

NEWS

New launches from Supro and Xvive are among the major attraction at the upcoming JHS Event.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 19th 2014 at 11:16AM
Peerless Jezebel to hit stores in June

Peerless Jezebel to hit stores in June

NEW GEAR

The new Jezebel guitar from Peerless is set to hit shelves in June of this year.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 19th 2014 at 9:04AM
Aria receives new stock of its AF 20 ¾ acoustic guitar

Aria receives new stock of its AF 20 ¾ acoustic guitar

NEWS

Aria has received new stock of its steel string AF 20 3/4 acoustic guitar.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 19th 2014 at 8:46AM
Yamaha to host Martyna Wren songwriting sessions

Yamaha to host Martyna Wren songwriting sessions

NEWS

Yamaha Music London is to host a special songwriting session from up and coming artist Martyna Wren.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 19th 2014 at 8:09AM

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TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

NEWS

A number of key MIRC 2014 announcements occupy the upper reaches of this week’s top ten.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 16th 2014 at 10:59AM
MIRC 2014: Studiomaster and Carlsbro to promote product innovation

MIRC 2014: Studiomaster and Carlsbro to promote product innovation

NEWS

Studiomaster and Carlsbro will be showcasing high-end products from their PA and amplification lines at MIRC 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 16th 2014 at 10:20AM
VIDEO: Focusrite launches Saffire PRO 26 audio interface

VIDEO: Focusrite launches Saffire PRO 26 audio interface

NEW GEAR

Focusrite has lifted the lid on its brand new Saffire PRO 26 FireWire/Thunderbolt compatible audio interface.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 15th 2014 at 3:59PM
Korg hosts synth workshops for kids

Korg hosts synth workshops for kids

NEWS

Last weekend saw Korg team up with ‘family rave’ organizer Big Fish Little Fish to host a series of synth workshops up and down the country.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 15th 2014 at 3:51PM
MIRC 2014: D'Addario promises 'killer' deals

MIRC 2014: D'Addario promises 'killer' deals

NEWS

Manufacturer and distributor with extended presence, entire sales team and host of special 'on the day' offers.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 15th 2014 at 10:54AM
Nevada Music to host recording masterclass

Nevada Music to host recording masterclass

NEWS

Portsmouth-based dealer Nevada Music is to how a recording and production masterclass entitled From the Bedroom to Abbey Road.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 15th 2014 at 10:33AM
Barnes & Mullins introduces new Hidersine violin

Barnes & Mullins introduces new Hidersine violin

NEW GEAR

Barnes & Mullins has expanded its classical range with the addition of a new Hidersine electric violin package.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 15th 2014 at 10:10AM
BPM

BPM

EVENTS
Sep 13th 2014 - Sep 15th 2014

Location: Birmingham

This year's DJ event takes place from September 13th-15th at the Birmingham NEC.

PRO

PRO

EVENTS
Sep 13th 2014 - Sep 15th 2014

Location: Birmingham

Running concurrent with the BPM show, PRO takes place from September 13th-15th at the Birmingham NEC.