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PPL celebrates Kurt Cobain's 50th birthday with most-played Nirvana chart

PPL celebrates Kurt Cobain's 50th birthday with most-played Nirvana chart

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Today, the most iconic man in grunge, Kurt Cobain, would have turned 50 years old. To celebrate, music licensing organisation PPL has uncovered the 20 most-played Nirvana tracks on UK ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 20th 2017 at 3:23PM
Easypix launches GoPro Music Edition rival - the GoXtreme Stage 2.5K mini cam

Easypix launches GoPro Music Edition rival - the GoXtreme Stage 2.5K mini cam

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Easypix has introduced a new mini camera designed for filming musicians – the GoXtreme Stage 2.5K.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 20th 2017 at 2:41PM
Over £72,000 worth of saxophones stolen from Sax.co.uk's Sussex store

Over £72,000 worth of saxophones stolen from Sax.co.uk's Sussex store

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Over the weekend, one sopranino saxophone and 29 soprano saxophones were stolen from Sax.co.uk’s retail store in Crowborough, Sussex.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 20th 2017 at 11:21AM
Bricks and mortar stores need to become 'clicks and mortar' if they want to survive

Bricks and mortar stores need to become 'clicks and mortar' if they want to survive

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The amount spent online in January 2017 accounted for 14.6% of all retail spending, revealed the latest report from the Office of National Statistics.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 20th 2017 at 10:51AM

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Tanglewood unveils new Sundance Performance Pro series

Tanglewood unveils new Sundance Performance Pro series

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Tanglewood has introduced its new Sundance Performance Pro series – designed by Swedish master luthier Michael Sanden.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 19th 2017 at 4:12PM
New Kingsbury performance academy to offer unique tailored courses

New Kingsbury performance academy to offer unique tailored courses

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Revival Live UK is launching a new vocal and performance academy in Kingsbury on March 18th.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 19th 2017 at 3:26PM
Maroon 5's James Valentine joins Martin Guitar to raise awareness of forest sustainability

Maroon 5's James Valentine joins Martin Guitar to raise awareness of forest sustainability

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Martin Guitar has launched the second phase of its activation for the Rainforest Alliance #FollowTheFrog campaign to raise awareness of the importance of sustainable wood sourcing.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 19th 2017 at 2:46PM
Top 10 stories of the week: Amazon Go's threat to retail, John Mayer chooses Tokai, Kittie's Trish Doan passes away

Top 10 stories of the week: Amazon Go's threat to retail, John Mayer chooses Tokai, Kittie's Trish Doan passes away

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The biggest story on MI Pro this week was MapsPeople’s opinion piece about how Amazon’s new physical stores could shake up the retail industry for everyone, including MI dealers.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 17th 2017 at 10:54AM

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Piano Day London 2017

Piano Day London 2017

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Mar 29th 2017

Location: London

The global, annual Piano Day festival, founded by Nils Frahm, returns for its third edition in 2017.

Herman Li, Nico Schliemann and more complete Musikmesse's Guitar Camp line-up

Herman Li, Nico Schliemann and more complete Musikmesse's Guitar Camp line-up

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Musikmesse 2017’s Guitar Camp line-up has been completed with the addition of Herman Li, Nico Schliemann, Magnus Karlsson an Marco Wriedt.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 16th 2017 at 4:36PM
Global electronic MI market to grow in next 5 years thanks to music education and live gigs

Global electronic MI market to grow in next 5 years thanks to music education and live gigs

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The global demand for electronic musical instruments will grow over the next five years, according to a new report from Market Reports Center.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 16th 2017 at 3:41PM
L.A. Witch asks UK musicians to lend their gear after tour van gets broken into at Bristol gig

L.A. Witch asks UK musicians to lend their gear after tour van gets broken into at Bristol gig

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Los Angeles-based band L.A. Witch had their tour van broken into after a show in Bristol, England this week.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 16th 2017 at 12:07PM

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The Music Alliance revamps its UK dealer website

The Music Alliance revamps its UK dealer website

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Dutch music distribution giant The Music Alliance has revamped its UK dealer website.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 16th 2017 at 11:25AM
Top tips for dealing with performance anxiety

Top tips for dealing with performance anxiety

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Performance anxiety, or stage fright, can affect a seasoned professional just as much as an inexperienced musician new to the game.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 16th 2017 at 10:30AM
Yamaha PMD House of Worship Expo

Yamaha PMD House of Worship Expo

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Feb 18th 2017

Location: London

Yamaha’s Professional Music Division is joining forces with Ruach City Church to present a unique musical event.