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EXCLUSIVE: Apple iStrum guitar to revolutionise the music industry?

EXCLUSIVE: Apple iStrum guitar to revolutionise the music industry?

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Tech giant Apple could be about to revolutionise the global musical instrument market with its brand new iStrum guitar, according to MI Pro sources.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 1st 2016 at 11:11AM
Multiple award win for Adam Hall

Multiple award win for Adam Hall

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Adam Hall has scooped a number of impressive awards of late across several product categories.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 1st 2016 at 9:37AM
WATCH: Could this young US inventor be set to change the recording industry?

WATCH: Could this young US inventor be set to change the recording industry?

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A young US inventor has created a new portable studio product dubbed the Studio Stick centred around a smartphone app.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 31st 2016 at 4:33PM
Casio gets behind Grammy Career Day Programme with instrument donations

Casio gets behind Grammy Career Day Programme with instrument donations

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Casio has partnered with the Grammy Foundation and its Grammy Career Day programme to provide a deserving high school senior with a Casio CGP-700 digital piano and XW-P1 synthesizer.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 31st 2016 at 3:06PM

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Lloyd Ryan joins Sakae endorsee roster

Lloyd Ryan joins Sakae endorsee roster

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Lloyd Ryan, one of the UK’s most acclaimed drum educators, has joined the Sakae Drums endorsee roster.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 31st 2016 at 11:30AM
WATCH: The Edge discusses his new signature Fender Strat and amp

WATCH: The Edge discusses his new signature Fender Strat and amp

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U2 axeman, The Edge, has previewed his new signature Fender Stratocaster and Deluxe amplifier.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 31st 2016 at 9:45AM
Meet the Yamaha Revstar sales team

Meet the Yamaha Revstar sales team

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Yamaha has assembled a specialist sales team for its recently launched Revstar guitar range.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 31st 2016 at 9:36AM
PMT to the rescue for Black Leaves of Envy following Dave Grohl vs Cornwall council row

PMT to the rescue for Black Leaves of Envy following Dave Grohl vs Cornwall council row

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UK retailer PMT may have resolved the on-going row between Dave Grohl, Cornwall council and Black Leaves of Envy by providing the teen metallers with soundproofing gear and specialist advice.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 30th 2016 at 1:08PM

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Abbey Road Institute joins forces with Gibson Brands

Abbey Road Institute joins forces with Gibson Brands

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Abbey Road Institute, the educational arm of the world-famous recording studios, has struck a new ‘mutually supportive’ partnership with Gibson Brands.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 30th 2016 at 11:26AM
Yamaha hosting drum teacher seminars with Steve White

Yamaha hosting drum teacher seminars with Steve White

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Yamaha and drumming legend Steve White are hosting a series of Advanced Drum Teacher Seminars for UK drum teachers.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 30th 2016 at 10:27AM
TC Electronic introduces K-115 bass cab

TC Electronic introduces K-115 bass cab

NEW GEAR

TC Electronic has expanded its K-Cabs series of bass cabinets with the new K-115 model.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 30th 2016 at 9:57AM
Batman ukuleles and guitar accessories now shipping

Batman ukuleles and guitar accessories now shipping

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Licensed MI distributor Access All Areas has announced the immediate availability of new Batman ukuleles and guitar accessories.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 29th 2016 at 4:58PM

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Cornwall council responds to Dave Grohl as noise row rumbles on

Cornwall council responds to Dave Grohl as noise row rumbles on

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Cornwall council has released a statement in response to Dave Grohl, after the Foo Fighters and Nirvana legend wrote to them in support of a local teen metal band who ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 29th 2016 at 11:16AM
New Yamaha Revstar range delighting dealers and customers

New Yamaha Revstar range delighting dealers and customers

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UK retailers have described customer response to Yamaha’s new Revstar range of guitars as ‘fantastic’, with consumers across the country citing the its value for money and ‘revolutionary’ marketing campaign ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 29th 2016 at 10:34AM
Gibson selling off Nashville properties

Gibson selling off Nashville properties

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Gibson Brands is selling of its 1.62-acre property portfolio near downtown Nashville, just weeks after its credit rating was downgraded by Moody’s Investors Service.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 29th 2016 at 8:41AM
Open To Question: Simon Gilson, PMT

Open To Question: Simon Gilson, PMT

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Last month you grilled the MIA’s chief executive, Paul McManus. Now you have the opportunity to do the same with one of the UK’s leading MI retailers, Simon Gilson ...

on Mar 29th 2016 at 7:41AM

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Dave Grohl fights Cornwall council in support of teenage metal band

Dave Grohl fights Cornwall council in support of teenage metal band

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Nirvana and Foo Fighters legend and all-round good egg, Dave Grohl, has continued in his bid for the title of world’s nicest man by personally penning a letter to Cornwall ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 24th 2016 at 11:38AM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

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With the long-weekend almost upon us, we thought we’d deliver our rundown of the week’s biggest stories a day early.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:33AM
MUSICIANS' UNION: An alternative vision for the BBC

MUSICIANS' UNION: An alternative vision for the BBC

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In its latest MI Pro column, the Musicians’ Union  outlines an alternative vision for the BBC…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 3:50PM
Institute of Contemporary Music Performance acquires Alchemea College

Institute of Contemporary Music Performance acquires Alchemea College

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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) has acquired Alchemea College, with the facility to operate under the new name Alchemea @ICMP.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 11:19AM
GHS launches limited edition bass strings

GHS launches limited edition bass strings

NEW GEAR

GHS Strings has introduced its new limited edition Infinity Steels coated roundwound electric bass strings.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 11:07AM
Steve White to embark on Yamaha drum clinic tour

Steve White to embark on Yamaha drum clinic tour

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Yamaha is set to embark on a UK drum clinic tour with British drum legend Steve White.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 11:01AM
INTERVIEW: Jeff Wooton on his debut album, gear and working with some of the world's biggest artists

INTERVIEW: Jeff Wooton on his debut album, gear and working with some of the world's biggest artists

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Over the past five years, Jeff Wooton has become one of the UK’s most in-demand guitarists. After joining Damon Albarn’s Gorillaz as lead guitarist back in 2011, aged just 23, ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 10:43AM
5 things we've learned about the UK's boutique amp market

5 things we've learned about the UK's boutique amp market

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As part of our recent Boutique Week, MI Pro spoke to a number of UK boutique amp manufacturers to find out more about the key challenges facing the sector. Here ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 10:28AM
BILLY LUNN: The Beatles vs The Rolling Stones and the North-South divide

BILLY LUNN: The Beatles vs The Rolling Stones and the North-South divide

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The Subways front man and MI Pro columnist, Billy Lunn, takes a look at the age-old Beatles vs Stones argument and the so-called North-South divide in music…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 21st 2016 at 4:41PM