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MUSIC CHINA 2014: Shanghai show gets underway

MUSIC CHINA 2014: Shanghai show gets underway

NEWS

The annual Music China expo is now open for what is set to be its largest outing to date.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 8th 2014 at 4:15AM
The Merseyside Guitar Show 2014

The Merseyside Guitar Show 2014

EVENTS
Nov 23rd 2014 - Nov 23rd 2014

Location: Ormskirk Rd, Liverpool

This year's show returns to the Aintree Racecourse Exhibition Centre on Sunday, November 23rd.

Orange Amps boss departs

Orange Amps boss departs

NEWS

Damon Waller has left Orange after more than ten years in charge of the resurgent British amp brand. 

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 7th 2014 at 4:17PM
MUSIC CHINA 2014: Carlsbro and Studiomaster ready new products

MUSIC CHINA 2014: Carlsbro and Studiomaster ready new products

NEWS

Carlsbro and Studiomaster will be lifted the lid on a number of new products at Music China 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 7th 2014 at 12:51PM

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RETAIL FORUM: Guitar starter packs

RETAIL FORUM: Guitar starter packs

NEWS

They're a great entry point for customers, but how do retailers view pre-packed guitar starter packs?

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 7th 2014 at 9:30AM
Dawner Prince Viberator

Dawner Prince Viberator

NEW GEAR

Dawner Prince Effects has resurrected the old Uni-Vibe effect with the launch of its new Viberator pedal.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 7th 2014 at 9:25AM
New electronic sheet music reader launching

New electronic sheet music reader launching

NEWS

An engineering graduate has launched the first purpose-built portable music sheet reader.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 7th 2014 at 9:02AM
MYSTERY SHOPPER: London

MYSTERY SHOPPER: London

NEWS

Our mystery shopper takes to the city of London to find out what the capital has to offer besides Denmark Street…

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 6th 2014 at 2:36PM

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RETAIL ADVISORY BOARD: Out of town stores

RETAIL ADVISORY BOARD: Out of town stores

NEWS

This month we asked the board: "Are out of town retail park units a better prospect than a good high street location?"

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:27AM
Cordoba expands with sales hire

Cordoba expands with sales hire

NEWS

Cordoba Music Group has recruited Scott Thompson as vice president of sales.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:21AM
Yamaha specialist hits the road

Yamaha specialist hits the road

NEWS

Yamaha product specialist Dom Sigalas will be hosting a series of music production sessions at music stores in the next few months.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 6th 2014 at 10:08AM
FEATURE: Marshall's new era

FEATURE: Marshall's new era

NEWS

At long last, Marshall seems to be finding renewed impetus and focus, realigning its sales and marketing.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 6th 2014 at 9:57AM

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GEOFF PIPE: Telling it like it is

GEOFF PIPE: Telling it like it is

NEWS

What this man doesn’t know about MI retail...is probably the result of him not paying attention at the time...

on Oct 3rd 2014 at 11:39AM
MIA Business Conference reports successful second outing

MIA Business Conference reports successful second outing

NEWS

The MIA held its second annual Business Conference this week, bringing together suppliers and dealers for a programme of expert speakers, training sessions and networking opportunities.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 11:34AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

NEWS

As another week draws to a close, we count down the biggest MI stories from the past seven days.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:27AM
NAMM 2015 registration now open

NAMM 2015 registration now open

NEWS

Registration for the 2015 NAMM show is now open for NAMM members.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 9:55AM

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New guitar and bass sleeves from Mono

New guitar and bass sleeves from Mono

NEWS

Mono has introduced new guitar and bass sleeve cases to its collection of professional luggage accessories.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:04AM
Major shake-up for JHS's Vintage Plus dealership structure

Major shake-up for JHS's Vintage Plus dealership structure

NEWS

JHS has comprehensively overhauled its Vintage Plus dealership structure, and will begin discussing the opportunity to sign or re-sign from now until the new year.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 10:32AM
Three new compact mixers from Mackie

Three new compact mixers from Mackie

NEWS

Mackie has launched three new compact mixer models, all at low end prices.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 10:14AM
Polar Audio adds MIPRO to distribution line-up

Polar Audio adds MIPRO to distribution line-up

NEWS

Polar Audio has taken on exclusive distribution for MIPRO in the UK.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 9:58AM
WE CAN ORDER IT IN: The Gravikord

WE CAN ORDER IT IN: The Gravikord

NEWS

Don’t get caught out by that enquiry for something really specialist...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 1st 2014 at 9:42AM
INTERVIEW: Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor talks gear and 'real music'

INTERVIEW: Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor talks gear and 'real music'

NEWS

Hot Chip singer and multi-instrumentalist, Alexis Taylor, recently unveiled his new solo record Await Barbarians. Daniel Gumble caught up with him to talk gear, Hot Chip and ‘real music’... ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:56PM
Mini music store opens in Norwich

Mini music store opens in Norwich

NEWS

A new MI store has opened in Norwich with a footprint of just 8x6 ft, making it one of the UK’s smallest music shops.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:31PM
MI Pro October digital issue now available

MI Pro October digital issue now available

NEWS

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

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Sep 30th 2014 at 12:30PM
Yamaha extends piano trade-in scheme

Yamaha extends piano trade-in scheme

NEWS

Yamaha is running its successful piano trade-in scheme again and has added increased part-exchange opportunities.

This year’s programme builds on the success of previous campaigns and focuses on the Silent ...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:16AM