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Kristi Bronico appointed as sales manager of Martin Strings

Kristi Bronico appointed as sales manager of Martin Strings

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C.F. Martin & Co. has announced the promotion of Kristi Bronico to sales manager of Martin Strings.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 18th 2015 at 11:02AM
VIDEO: The Human Sized Synthesizer

VIDEO: The Human Sized Synthesizer

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The Red Bull Music Academy has released a new video showing a giant synth in action dubbed The Human Sized Synthesizer.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2015 at 10:43AM
MUSIKMESSE 2015: Tony Iommi to appear at Laney Booth

MUSIKMESSE 2015: Tony Iommi to appear at Laney Booth

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Laney Amplification has announced that Black Sabbath guitarist, Tony Iommi, will be appearing the Frankfurt Musikmesse 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 18th 2015 at 10:22AM
Mike Emery set to leave JHS

Mike Emery set to leave JHS

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JHS Central Southern England area sales manager, Mike Emery, is leaving the company at the end of March 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 17th 2015 at 3:26PM

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Graphic Designer - Music Week Magazine (London Based)

UK - London

A fabulous opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Graphic Designer to join Music Week, the trade magazine which has been at forefront of the music business for over 50 years.

Coast Music to distribute Martin Strings in Canada

Coast Music to distribute Martin Strings in Canada

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Martin & Co. has appointed Coast Music as its exclusive distributor of Martin Strings in Canada, beginning April 1st 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 17th 2015 at 11:14AM
Perri's launches Beatles products

Perri's launches Beatles products

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Perri’s Leathers has announced the launch of its Beatles licensed guitar straps, guitar gig bags, and picks.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 17th 2015 at 10:33AM
MI Pro April issue embargoed until day one of Musikmesse

MI Pro April issue embargoed until day one of Musikmesse

NEWS

The April edition of MI Pro will be embargoed until the opening day of Musikmesse 2015 (April 15th), so be sure to send in details of your upcoming launches for ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2015 at 10:27AM

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MI Pioneers: Adolph Rickenbacker and George Beauchamp

MI Pioneers: Adolph Rickenbacker and George Beauchamp

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This month, MI Pioneers takes a look at the careers of Adolph Rickenbacker and George Beauchamp, and how they revolutionised the world of electric guitars...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2015 at 10:20AM
Brunswick unveils new acacia Concert ukulele

Brunswick unveils new acacia Concert ukulele

NEW GEAR

Brunswick has unveiled a brand new Concert ukulele model.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 16th 2015 at 11:29AM
Production Room partners with Tegeler Audio Manufaktur

Production Room partners with Tegeler Audio Manufaktur

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Production Room has entered into a strategic partnership with German manufacturer Tegeler Audio Manufaktur.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 16th 2015 at 11:15AM

Sales Assistant - Newcastle

UK - North East

We are currently looking for several part- and full-time sales assistants to work at our newest Professional Music Technology store, PMT Newcastle. The store will be a fast-paced working environment and a high level of customer service is expected to be provided at all times. Candidates must have superb communication skills, a willingness to put customers first, be a team player, have the capabilities to work in fast paced environments and have good product knowledge of musical instruments, live sound and music production equipment.
 
What we’re looking for in applying candidates:
 
- Previous retail sales experience 
- Knowledge on hi-tech equipment, guitars, basses and PA products is preferable, as is playing ability
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- Able to work under pressure and to target
- Familiar with social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
- Good Numeracy and Literacy skills
 
To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for this role via the 'Apply Now' button.











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Jason Bowld sessions announced for Learn to Play Day at PMT Birmingham

Jason Bowld sessions announced for Learn to Play Day at PMT Birmingham

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Rock and pop exam company, Rockschool, has announced a special taster session with rock drummer Jason Bowld at PMT Birmingham as part of this year’s National Learn to Play Day.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 16th 2015 at 9:16AM
PRS Guitars unveils new S2 Vela model

PRS Guitars unveils new S2 Vela model

NEW GEAR

PRS Guitars has lifted the lid on the latest addition to its USA-made S2 line – the S2 Vela.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 16th 2015 at 8:56AM

Sales Assistant - Birmingham

UK - Midlands

We are currently looking for a full-time sales assistant to join our PA department within the PMT Birmingham music store. The store is a fast-paced working environment and a high level of customer service is expected to be provided at all times. Candidates must have superb communication skills, a willingness to put customers first, be a team player, have the capabilities to work in fast paced environments and have good product knowledge of musical instruments, live sound and music production equipment.
 
What we’re looking for in applying candidates:
 
- Previous retail sales experience
- Knowledge on PA products/Backline set-up
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- Able to work under pressure and to target
- Familiar with social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
- Good Numeracy and Literacy skills
 
To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for this role via the 'Apply Now' button.











Audio Electronics Service Engineer

UK

Wharfedale Pro is looking for an Audio Electronics Service Engineer.

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One week to go until Learn to Play Day 2015

One week to go until Learn to Play Day 2015

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This year’s National Learn to Play Day is just one week away, and is shaping up to be its biggest outing yet.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:28AM
Barnes & Mullin to re-launch website. Are you affected?

Barnes & Mullin to re-launch website. Are you affected?

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Barnes & Mullins has today (March 13th) revealed that it will be re-launching its web system on Monday, March 23rd.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:19AM
Check out the latest job vacancies in the MI industry

Check out the latest job vacancies in the MI industry

NEWS

Looking for a new job in the MI industry? Why not take a look at some of the latest vacancies on our MI Pro jobs page?

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2015 at 10:56AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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Topping this week’s chart, unsurprisingly, is the announcement that PMT is to open a new store in Newcastle.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2015 at 10:24AM
Q&A: Jeff Cary, SVP marketing, Fender speciality brands

Q&A: Jeff Cary, SVP marketing, Fender speciality brands

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Jeff Cary, senior vice president, marketing, FMIC (Fender Musical Instruments Corporation) speciality brands (Gretsch, Jackson, Charvel and EVH), tells the MI Report about his 16 years with the company and ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 12th 2015 at 8:21AM
Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong to open new guitar shop

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong to open new guitar shop

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Green Day front man, Billie Joe Armstrong, is to open a new guitar shop named Broken Guitars, East Bay Express has reported.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 11th 2015 at 5:24PM
GuitarGuitar identified in '1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain' list

GuitarGuitar identified in '1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain' list

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GuitarGuitar has been recognised as one of the London Stock Exchange’s ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 11th 2015 at 5:09PM
2015 Korg ARP Odyssey makes UK debut with Radiophonic Workshop

2015 Korg ARP Odyssey makes UK debut with Radiophonic Workshop

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Over 200 industry figures turned out for the UK premiere of the 2015 Korg ARP Odyssey last week, which featured an exclusive performance from the Radiophonic Workshop.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 11th 2015 at 5:00PM

Regional Sales Manager - South

UK - South

RCF SpA are looking for a regional sales manager for the Southern area of the UK.