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MUSIKMESSE 2016: VIP programme offering free entry for retailers

MUSIKMESSE 2016: VIP programme offering free entry for retailers

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After launching in 2015, the Musikmesse Insider VIP programme continues thios year offering free retailer admission and a host of extra benefits.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 1st 2016 at 12:32PM
NAMM 2016: New Carlsbro and Studiomaster launches

NAMM 2016: New Carlsbro and Studiomaster launches

NEW GEAR

Last month’s NAMM show saw Carlsbro and Studiomaster introduce a selection of new products.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 1st 2016 at 10:23AM
NAMM Showstoppers: Guns N' Roses Duff McKagan Rotosound collaboration?

NAMM Showstoppers: Guns N' Roses Duff McKagan Rotosound collaboration?

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Having recently announced their long-awaited reunion, rumour has it that US rock legend Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses could be set to enter a new partnership with UK string ...

on Feb 1st 2016 at 8:03AM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

NEWS

Retailer Dave Bamford’s guest piece on why the loss of Drumwright is a huge wake up call to the industry has topped this week’s list.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 29th 2016 at 10:29AM

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Type Two Error talk new music and life after The Cooper Temple Clause

Type Two Error talk new music and life after The Cooper Temple Clause

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In 2013, ex-Cooper Temple Clause members Ben Gautrey and Kieran Mahon, along with drummer Johnny Pumphrey, formed electro rock outfit Type Two Error. With the London-based three-piece set to unleash ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 28th 2016 at 4:44PM
'The loss of Drumwright is a huge wake up call to all of us'

'The loss of Drumwright is a huge wake up call to all of us'

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Retailer, Dave Bamford, store manager at Wigan-based Symphony Music, has his say on why the recent loss of Drumwright is a wake up call to the industry and how ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:34AM
LAURA B. WHITMORE: NAMM 2016 highlights

LAURA B. WHITMORE: NAMM 2016 highlights

NEWS

Our US columnist, musician and WiMN (Women's International Music Network) founder, Laura B. Whitmore, was on the ground in LA with her colleague Tom Gilbert last week checking out ...

on Jan 28th 2016 at 9:55AM
NAMM 2016: Korg minilogue picks up Best in Show award

NAMM 2016: Korg minilogue picks up Best in Show award

NEWS

Korg was among the Best in Show winners at this year’s NAMM, receiving the award for it new minilogue synth.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 27th 2016 at 5:12PM

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NAMM 2016: Marshall wins 'Best in Show: Companies to Watch' award

NAMM 2016: Marshall wins 'Best in Show: Companies to Watch' award

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Marshall’s new CODE amplifier was named ‘Best in Show: Companies to Watch’ at NAMM 2016.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 27th 2016 at 4:59PM
NAMM 2016: Warwick Music Group wins Best in Show

NAMM 2016: Warwick Music Group wins Best in Show

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Coventry’s Warwick Music Group was awarded the Best in Show Award at NAMM 2016 for its pTrumpet – the world’s first all-plastic trumpet.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 26th 2016 at 4:17PM
REVIEW: iZotope Ozone 7 Advanced

REVIEW: iZotope Ozone 7 Advanced

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MI Pro takes a look at what the latest iteration of the mastering suite has to offer…

on Jan 26th 2016 at 3:03PM
Rose L. Shure

Rose L. Shure

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Shure Chair Rose L. Shure has passed away, the company has announced.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 26th 2016 at 2:27PM

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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
NAMM 2016: EODM and Deftones stars to appear with Orange

NAMM 2016: EODM and Deftones stars to appear with Orange

NEWS

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

NEW GEAR

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
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