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VIDEO: Rockschool music education app lands on iPad

VIDEO: Rockschool music education app lands on iPad

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UK-based music exam board, Rockschool, has launched an innovative new iPad app featuring a number of key tools geared towards helping students get to grips with exam pieces.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:38AM
Gibson to take over former west Hollywood site of Tower Records

Gibson to take over former west Hollywood site of Tower Records

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Guitar giant, Gibson, has taken over the space formerly occupied by the recently closed Tower Records on Hollywood's Sunset Strip, according to LA Times.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:18AM
2015 JHS Golf Day announced

2015 JHS Golf Day announced

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The 2015 JHS Corporate Golf Day will take place on Thursday, June 11th 2015.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 12th 2014 at 10:00AM
INTERVIEW: TC Group CEO Anders Fauerskov

INTERVIEW: TC Group CEO Anders Fauerskov

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Following the TC Group’s announcement that it expects to have completed a sale of the company during the first quarter of next year, we caught up with Anders Fauerskov, CEO ...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:30AM

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Former Orange MD launches new venture

Former Orange MD launches new venture

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Former Orange Amplification managing director, Damon Waller, has announced details of his latest venture.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 11th 2014 at 8:25AM
Shaw readies exclusive bricks and mortar dealership kit launch

Shaw readies exclusive bricks and mortar dealership kit launch

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Percussion specialist, Shaw, is set to introduce a complete range of professional-class, British-built kits in January 2015, which will be reserved exclusively for bricks and mortar dealerships.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 3:58PM
INTERVIEW: Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook

INTERVIEW: Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook

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As pioneering bassist with Joy Division, New Order, Peter Hook influenced generations with his unique playing style and a string of era-defining albums. These days, playing with new band The ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 2:27PM
Charlie Watkins

Charlie Watkins

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Industry pioneer, Charlie Watkins, has passed away aged 91.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 10:27AM

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RECOMMENDED: Yamaha DBR10

RECOMMENDED: Yamaha DBR10

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The DBR Series, launched in September 2014 is the follow-up to the acclaimed DSR and DXR Series and the most portable powered speaker that Yamaha offers.   The range ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:46AM
RECOMMENDED: IMG Stageline C-Ray/8

RECOMMENDED: IMG Stageline C-Ray/8

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The C-RAY/8 is, in essence, an all-in-one, compact active PA speaker system. Its onboard two-channel Class D amplifier powers a twin 8” bass speaker topped with two column modules, ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:44AM
RECOMMENDED: Studiomaster Walkabout S

RECOMMENDED: Studiomaster Walkabout S

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Many solo performers, conference or corporate presentations, dance classes or school events require a portable, affordable, yet feature-rich and powerful PA system to make themselves heard. The Walkabout S, ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:28AM
RECOMMENDED: TC-Helicon VoiceSolo FX150

RECOMMENDED: TC-Helicon VoiceSolo FX150

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With the VoiceSolo FX150, TC-Helicon has created a multi-purpose system engineered to solve two of the most common problems for musicians: hearing themselves properly on stage and having a monitor ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:26AM

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RECOMMENDED: HK Audio Lucas Nano 600

RECOMMENDED: HK Audio Lucas Nano 600

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Hot on the heels of its little brother, the NANO 300, the HK Audio NANO 600 (RRP £999) is engineered to offer the same ultra-compact design and sound reproduction ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:13AM
RECOMMENDED: Samson Expedition XP106w

RECOMMENDED: Samson Expedition XP106w

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Samson’s Expedition XP106w Portable PA extends the firm’s award winning range of portable PA products available in the UK. Launched this year, the unit is packed with features, including ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:06AM
RECOMMENDED: Wharfedale Pro Titan 12D

RECOMMENDED: Wharfedale Pro Titan 12D

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Using state of the art gas assisted moulding technology and a unique laminar rib flow structure, the Titan 12D cabinet is designed not only to withstand the rigours of ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 8:56AM
RECOMMENDED: Citronic CXV2.1

RECOMMENDED: Citronic CXV2.1

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Part of the AVSL Group, Citronic is well known historically within the DJ market. However, in recent years, the brand has branched out with a wide range of pro ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 8:37AM

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RECOMMENDED: Mackie SRM450

RECOMMENDED: Mackie SRM450

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The all-new SRM450 portable PA from Mackie has been engineered for use across a wide range of high-output applications, offering professional-quality audio in a highly compact package.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 10th 2014 at 8:03AM
UK high streets set for £1.3m Christmas bonus

UK high streets set for £1.3m Christmas bonus

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UK high streets are set to receive a £1.3m bonus over the Christmas period, with consumers poised to make three additional trips to the shops due to the growing popularity ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 7th 2014 at 11:03AM
MI Pro November digital issue now available

MI Pro November digital issue now available

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The August issue of MI Pro is now available to read online or download as a PDF.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:20AM
Faith Guitars adds Deaf Havana to artist line-up

Faith Guitars adds Deaf Havana to artist line-up

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Faith Guitars has added UK band Deaf Havana to its artist roster.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 7th 2014 at 9:50AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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This week’s top story comes in the form of Andy Rust’s departure from Peavey to join TC Group.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 7th 2014 at 9:24AM
Michael Eavis picks up Music Industry Trusts Award

Michael Eavis picks up Music Industry Trusts Award

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Michael Eavis, has been presented with the 2014 Music Industry Trusts Award.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 6th 2014 at 11:20AM
JHS Christmas stocking fillers

JHS Christmas stocking fillers

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With the festive season almost upon us, JHS has produced its very own Christmas list, featuring some suitably seasonal stocking fillers.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:48AM
VIDEO: First optical analogue instrument cable available to pre order

VIDEO: First optical analogue instrument cable available to pre order

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Iconic Sound’s LightLead – the world’s first optical analogue jack-to-jack musical instrument cable is now ready to pre-order.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 6th 2014 at 9:41AM
Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards winners announced

Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards winners announced

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Last night saw the annual Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards ceremony take place at the Avalon in Hollywood, California with Orange Amplification acting as presenting sponsor for the fifth ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 5th 2014 at 11:26AM