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MYSTERY SHOPPER: Birmingham (part two)

MYSTERY SHOPPER: Birmingham (part two)

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Our man of mystery delivers the second installment of his Birmingham report...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 11th 2015 at 9:28AM
RETAIL PROFILE: The Guitar Studio, Hertford

RETAIL PROFILE: The Guitar Studio, Hertford

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With a new premises opening to focus solely on music lessons, The Guitar Studio is expanding its footprint in Hertford. Rhys Troake spoke with owner, Neil Drummond, to find out ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 11th 2015 at 8:50AM
SPECIAL FOCUS: Music education

SPECIAL FOCUS: Music education

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The education sector has forever been a key component of the MI industry, but with diminishing government support, it has begun to flounder in recent years. Here, we speak to ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 8th 2015 at 10:39AM
VIDEO: Adam Hall unveils new Gravity brand

VIDEO: Adam Hall unveils new Gravity brand

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Adam Hall has released a new video demonstrating its recently launched Gravity brand of stands.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 8th 2015 at 10:06AM

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TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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As the first week of May comes to an end, we take a look at the most read stories of the past seven days.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 8th 2015 at 9:30AM
LAURA B. WHITMORE: The Power of Nice

LAURA B. WHITMORE: The Power of Nice

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This month musician and WiMN (Women’s International Music Network) founder, Laura B. Whitmore, discusses The Power of Nice…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 7th 2015 at 4:07PM
INTERVIEW: John Hornby Skewes

INTERVIEW: John Hornby Skewes

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Celebrating its 50th anniversary this month, JHS has for many years been considered one of the foremost distributors in the MI market. To find out how the company has continued ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 7th 2015 at 10:33AM
MIRC 2015: Ace Tech to showcase full range of business services

MIRC 2015: Ace Tech to showcase full range of business services

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Training and business development specialist Ace Tech will be showcasing its full range of services at this year’s MIRC, which takes place at Northamptonshire's Whittlebury Hall on Wednesday, June 17th.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 7th 2015 at 10:00AM

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Adam Hall to display new lines at PLASA Focus

Adam Hall to display new lines at PLASA Focus

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Adam Hall will showcase its latest line of products at this year’s PLASA Focus show.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 7th 2015 at 9:57AM
Auden acquires Gordon Smith Guitars

Auden acquires Gordon Smith Guitars

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Auden Guitars has announced the acquisition of Gordon Smith Guitars.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 6th 2015 at 4:04PM
JG Windows announces major expansion

JG Windows announces major expansion

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Newcastle upon Tyne-based retailer, JG Windows, has announced it has recently acquired an additional 4,500 square feet of floor space for its city centre store.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 6th 2015 at 10:31AM
Bikes and musical instruments - a shared challenge?

Bikes and musical instruments - a shared challenge?

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MIA chief executive, Paul McManus, shares his thoughts on how bricks and mortar dealerships must adapt in order to remain prosperous in today’s market…

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 6th 2015 at 9:58AM

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MIRC 2015: Liberty Drums to showcase new product lines

MIRC 2015: Liberty Drums to showcase new product lines

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Liberty Drums will be displaying a raft of new products at this year’s MIRC.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 5th 2015 at 4:28PM
Korg collaborates on DSD Live Streaming

Korg collaborates on DSD Live Streaming

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Korg has collaborated with Sony on the new DSD Live Streaming project.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 5th 2015 at 11:28AM
INTERVIEW: Andy Bell, Ride

INTERVIEW: Andy Bell, Ride

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Following last year’s long-awaited reunion, ‘shoegaze’ icons Ride have been at the heart of a renaissance for the genre. Daniel Gumble caught up with the band’s co-songwriter and guitarist, Andy ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 5th 2015 at 9:53AM
Strings and Things adds four new brand to percussion line-up

Strings and Things adds four new brand to percussion line-up

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Strings and Things has added four new percussion brand to its distribution roster.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 5th 2015 at 9:10AM

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RESPONSE: "Musikmesse is and will remain a B2B show"

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New Musikmesse chief, Kai Hattendorf, has responded to questions concerning the future of the annual trade show, following the announcement of major changes to next year’s model, in an ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 5th 2015 at 9:00AM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: D'Addario American stage killswitch cable

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: D'Addario American stage killswitch cable

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D’Addario has expanded its premium American Stage Cable line with the introduction of the Killswitch cable.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 1st 2015 at 12:00PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Vox Amplug I/O USB audio interface

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Vox Amplug I/O USB audio interface

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Now arriving in the UK is the new Vox amPlug I/O, an easy-to-use audio interface that plugs directly into the guitar.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 1st 2015 at 12:00PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Perri's Beatles bags, straps and picks

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Perri's Beatles bags, straps and picks

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Perri’s range of licensed Beatles guitar accessories comes in a variety of designs and colour schemes.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 1st 2015 at 12:00PM
Q&A: Adam Levin, manager, Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center

Q&A: Adam Levin, manager, Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center

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Adam Levin, manager, Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center, discusses what it means to take over the family business and what’s in store for the future…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 1st 2015 at 11:15AM
MI Pro May digital edition now available

MI Pro May digital edition now available

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

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 1st 2015 at 10:26AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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As we reach May, we take a look at some of the most read stories over the past seven days.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on May 1st 2015 at 9:41AM
Musical History Tour: Paul McManus

Musical History Tour: Paul McManus

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Roll up, roll up to discover the musical chops of those in and around the industry. Dodgy experiments in jazz/punk fusion? Brief flirtations with the outer reaches of the chart? ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 30th 2015 at 11:36AM
QTX launch new portable PA system

QTX launch new portable PA system

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QTX has lifted the lid on its latest portable PA system.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Apr 30th 2015 at 10:51AM