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Altogether Now: The MU, music teacher co-operatives and you

Altogether Now: The MU, music teacher co-operatives and you

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In this month’s column, the Musicians’ Union looks at how music teachers are reclaiming power via the co-op movement…

on Jan 26th 2016 at 12:27PM
NAMM 2016: Record number of visitors and exhibitors announced

NAMM 2016: Record number of visitors and exhibitors announced

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A record-breaking 101,736 registrants and 1,726 exhibitors descended upon LA for NAMM 2016, in what was the biggest outing in the show’s 115-year history.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 26th 2016 at 10:32AM
NAMM 2016: The top 10 stories from this year's show

NAMM 2016: The top 10 stories from this year's show

NEWS

With the sun now set on another busy NAMM show, we’ve counted down the ten biggest stories from the past week here on MI Pro.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 25th 2016 at 4:20PM
JHS gets behind Learn to Play Day 2016 with special trade discounts

JHS gets behind Learn to Play Day 2016 with special trade discounts

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JHS has once again backed National Learn to Play Day by offering participating retailers a special trade discount on all orders placed off the back of the event.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 25th 2016 at 12:08PM

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NAMM 2016: Taylor introduces high tech guitar health checker

NAMM 2016: Taylor introduces high tech guitar health checker

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Taylor Guitars has introduced TaylorSense, a new technology that monitors the condition of the guitar.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 25th 2016 at 11:13AM
NAMM 2016: Eight new NAMM board members elected

NAMM 2016: Eight new NAMM board members elected

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NAMM added eight new industry professionals to its board of directors at its Annual Meeting of Members, which was held on January 23rd during the NAMM 2016 show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:44AM
NAMM 2016: TEC Award winners revealed

NAMM 2016: TEC Award winners revealed

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The 31st annual NAMM TEC Awards took place on January 23rd in LA, with winners across 31 categories announced on the night.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:20AM
Peavey brings back Cirrus 4 bass guitar; adds new amp lines

Peavey brings back Cirrus 4 bass guitar; adds new amp lines

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Peavey has announced the return of its Cirrus 4 bass guitar, along with a new guitar subwoofer and Piranha Micro ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 25th 2016 at 8:37AM

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NAMM 2016: EODM and Deftones stars to appear with Orange

NAMM 2016: EODM and Deftones stars to appear with Orange

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Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes and Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter will be appearing at the Orange Amplification booth (4890, Hall C) on Saturday, 23rd January 23rd.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 23rd 2016 at 9:40AM
NAMM 2016: Avid and Focusrite in talks over strategic alliance

NAMM 2016: Avid and Focusrite in talks over strategic alliance

NEWS

Avid and Focusrite have announced that they are in ‘deep discussions’ over a new strategic partnership at NAMM 2016, although they have yet to disclose full details of the talks.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 7:00PM
NAMM 2016: Sabian XSR cymbal series revealed

NAMM 2016: Sabian XSR cymbal series revealed

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Sabain has replaced its Xs20 cymbal series with the new XSR line at NAMM 2016.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 4:48PM
NAMM 2016: Pilgrim showcases Morning Star banjo range

NAMM 2016: Pilgrim showcases Morning Star banjo range

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Pilgrim has showcased its new Morning Star banjo series, designed by luthier and musician Paul Tebbutt.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 4:19PM

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Peterborough Music to close after over 30 years in business

Peterborough Music to close after over 30 years in business

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MI retailer Peterborough Music has been forced to close after more than three decades in business.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 2:59PM
NAMM 2016: Mackie lifts the lid on AXIS digital mixing system

NAMM 2016: Mackie lifts the lid on AXIS digital mixing system

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Mackie has lifted the lid on its new AXIS digital mixing system.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 12:52PM
NAMM 2016: Electro-Voice presents ND Series microphones

NAMM 2016: Electro-Voice presents ND Series microphones

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Electro-Voice has introduced its new ND Series of mics, expanding on the firm’s N/Dym Series.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 12:16PM
NAMM 2016: Washburn Guitars adds to Parallaxe Solar Series

NAMM 2016: Washburn Guitars adds to Parallaxe Solar Series

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Washburn Guitars has added three new models to its Ola England Signature Series of Parallaxe Solar guitars.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 11:54AM

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NAMM 2016: New electronic drum family from Alesis

NAMM 2016: New electronic drum family from Alesis

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Alesis has announced its new Strike electronic drum kit range, designed to deliver the best of both acoustic drums and ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 11:29AM
NAMM 2016: DigiTech DOD overdrive pedal

NAMM 2016: DigiTech DOD overdrive pedal

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DigiTech has expanded its FX offering with the new DOD Looking Glass overdrive pedal.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 11:10AM
NAMM 2016: New wireless mic system from Numark

NAMM 2016: New wireless mic system from Numark

NEW GEAR

Numark has introduced its new WS-100 digital wireless diversity microphone system.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 10:51AM
NAMM 2016: 10 of the best from day one

NAMM 2016: 10 of the best from day one

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After a busy day of new product launches, MI Pro has rounded up ten of the biggest announcements from day one of NAMM 2016.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 10:12AM
NAMM 2016: New amps from Ashdown

NAMM 2016: New amps from Ashdown

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Ashdown has revealed an array of new amps at the NAMM show in LA.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 9:21AM
NAMM 2016: Fender unleashes Bassbreaker all-tube amp series

NAMM 2016: Fender unleashes Bassbreaker all-tube amp series

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Fender has today unleashed its new Bassbreaker series of all-tube electric guitar amps.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 21st 2016 at 9:32PM
NAMM 2016: Shure announces world’s first dual-diaphragm handheld mic

NAMM 2016: Shure announces world’s first dual-diaphragm handheld mic

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Shure has introduced the world’s first ever dual-diaphragm handheld vocal mic in the form of the cardioid KSM8 Dualdyne.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 21st 2016 at 9:05PM
NAMM 2016: Arturia reveals MatrixBrute synth and KeyStep sequencer

NAMM 2016: Arturia reveals MatrixBrute synth and KeyStep sequencer

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Arturia has taken to the NAMM 2016 exhibition floor to unveil its new MatrixBrute analogue synth and KeyStep polyphonic sequencer.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 21st 2016 at 8:41PM
NAMM 2016: Yamaha introduces Wireless MIDI

NAMM 2016: Yamaha introduces Wireless MIDI

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Yamaha has introduced Wireless MIDI at NAMM 2016, offering musicians the freedom of mobile connectivity between instruments and iPhone, iPad ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 21st 2016 at 6:00PM