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EXCLUSIVE: Premier NOT ceasing UK manufacturing

EXCLUSIVE: Premier NOT ceasing UK manufacturing

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Following weeks of industry speculation, Premier has exclusively confirmed to MI Pro that its UK manufacturing “has not ceased and will continue.”

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 20th 2015 at 4:46PM
CES 2016 Music Contest: Provide the soundtrack to next year's show

CES 2016 Music Contest: Provide the soundtrack to next year's show

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The CEA (Consumer Electronics Association) is offering bands and musicians the chance to provide the soundtrack to next year’s CES (Consumer Electronics Show) with a special music contest.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 19th 2015 at 5:09PM
Vintage reveals first seven-string model

Vintage reveals first seven-string model

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Vintage has launched its first ever seven-string guitar.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 19th 2015 at 4:32PM
Roland synth built into new GLM electric sports car

Roland synth built into new GLM electric sports car

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Roland has developed an in-car synthesizer system for a new GLM electric sports car.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 19th 2015 at 12:00PM

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3 days left to nominate yourself for this year's MIA Awards

3 days left to nominate yourself for this year's MIA Awards

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There are just three days left to self-nominate for this year’s MIA Awards, which takes place at the Hilton London Metropole on Thursday, November 12th 2015.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 19th 2015 at 10:15AM
REVIEW: Beyerdynamic DT100 headphones

REVIEW: Beyerdynamic DT100 headphones

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It's never been as easy to record your music digitally as it is today, with home studios becoming the norm for budding and seasoned musicians alike, at a cost of ...

on Aug 19th 2015 at 8:45AM
Encore introduces new Dreadnought range

Encore introduces new Dreadnought range

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Encore has introduced a new range of Dreadnought guitar outfits.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 18th 2015 at 4:14PM
LAURA B. WHITMORE: 7 invaluable tips for mums in the music biz

LAURA B. WHITMORE: 7 invaluable tips for mums in the music biz

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Our US columnist, musician and WiMN (Women's International Music Network) founder, Laura B. Whitmore, serves up seven invaluable tips on how to balance motherhood with a career in the ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 18th 2015 at 2:40PM

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London venue The Troubadour escapes closure

London venue The Troubadour escapes closure

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London-based café and live music venue The Troubadour has been saved from closure by an existing shareholder, according to The Standard.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 18th 2015 at 1:12PM
Dean Markley unleashes Lita Ford Black Widow strings

Dean Markley unleashes Lita Ford Black Widow strings

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Dean Markley USA has lifted the lid on its new Lita Ford Black Widow artist string series.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:16AM
INTERVIEW: The Mynabirds on the making of new album 'Lovers Know'

INTERVIEW: The Mynabirds on the making of new album 'Lovers Know'

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Earlier this month, singer-songwriter, Laura Burhenn, released her third album under the name The Mynabirds. Entitled Lovers Know, the album showcases a more synthetic, ‘80s electro-inflected sound than either of ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 18th 2015 at 10:35AM
OPINION: Why YOU should be talking about the lack of women in MI

OPINION: Why YOU should be talking about the lack of women in MI

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Deputy editor of MI Pro sister tech title PCR and a musician with ten-plus years’ experience, Laura Barnes gives her opinion on why the lack of women in MI is ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 17th 2015 at 12:05PM

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INTERVIEW: Yamaha's Chris Irvine gives us the lowdown on reface

INTERVIEW: Yamaha's Chris Irvine gives us the lowdown on reface

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Last month, Yamaha hosted a special event at London’s Abbey Road Studios to launch a new line of synths in the form of the reface Mobile Mini Keyboards range. ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 17th 2015 at 10:40AM
Paul Stevens joins Blackstar

Paul Stevens joins Blackstar

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Blackstar Amplification has appointed former Peavey man, Paul Stevens, as its new senior design engineer.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 17th 2015 at 10:25AM
Engl RockMaster and MetalMaster amps now available

Engl RockMaster and MetalMaster amps now available

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German guitar amp manufacturer, Engl, has announced the immediate availability of its new RockMaster and MetalMaster models.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 17th 2015 at 10:05AM
INTERVIEW: Read Audio co-founder Mat Jones

INTERVIEW: Read Audio co-founder Mat Jones

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Just shy of two-years old, in-ear monitoring and earplug specialist, Read Audio, is one of the newest players on the MI market. Essentially a three-man team run by co-founders Mat ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 14th 2015 at 10:53AM

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TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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Our interview with Dandy Warhols frontman Courtney Taylor-Taylor tops this week’s chart.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 14th 2015 at 9:46AM
DW, Sabian and Rush raise over $25,000 for cancer charity

DW, Sabian and Rush raise over $25,000 for cancer charity

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Drum specialists DW and Sabian recently teamed up with prog rockers Rush to raise over $25,000 for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 13th 2015 at 5:15PM
dD Drums crowned Scotland's Official Meinl Byzance Cymbal Centre

dD Drums crowned Scotland's Official Meinl Byzance Cymbal Centre

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Falkirk’s dDDrums has been named as Scotland’s Official Meinl Byzance Cymbal Centre.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 13th 2015 at 4:43PM
Gator expands G-Tour Series

Gator expands G-Tour Series

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Gator Cases is expanding its G-Tour Series of heavy-duty road cases for DJs with the new G-Tour DSP (DJ sliding ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 13th 2015 at 11:39AM
AKG C314 mic matched pairs available now

AKG C314 mic matched pairs available now

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AKG’s new C314 dual-diaphragm condensed microphone matched pairs are now available.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 13th 2015 at 11:28AM
OPINION: Instagram as vital as Facebook and Twitter for your business

OPINION: Instagram as vital as Facebook and Twitter for your business

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Forget Facebook and Twitter, Instagram is fast becoming the social media platform of choice for musicians.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 13th 2015 at 11:14AM
DigiTech unleashes DOD Boneshaker pedal

DigiTech unleashes DOD Boneshaker pedal

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DigiTech has lifted the lid on its new DOD Boneshaker pedal, which is now available from UK distributor Sound Technology.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 12th 2015 at 3:04PM
OPINION: The lost art of piano tuning

OPINION: The lost art of piano tuning

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Having recently launched an intensive course in piano technology, piano specialist and founder of The Piano Technology School, Steve Droy, tells MI Pro about how he hopes to ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 12th 2015 at 11:31AM
Liberty Drums adds Farhad Humayun to artist roster

Liberty Drums adds Farhad Humayun to artist roster

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Liberty Drums has added drummer and percussionist Farhad Humayun to its artist family.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 12th 2015 at 11:10AM