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8 perfect guitars for Valentine's Day

8 perfect guitars for Valentine's Day

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If you’re planning to do something special for Valentine’s Day, why not try something a little different this year?

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 14th 2017 at 11:13AM
£1m fund to encourage children to become musicians announced by Welsh Gov

£1m fund to encourage children to become musicians announced by Welsh Gov

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The Welsh Government has unveiled The National Endowment for Music – a £1 million fund to be used to encourage school children to become musicians.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 4:21PM
Global GPS tracking initiative launches to help recover stolen musical instruments

Global GPS tracking initiative launches to help recover stolen musical instruments

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French company Anipo is calling for musicians to fit their instruments and accessories with trackable GPS chips to help crack down on stolen instruments.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 3:33PM
StudioLinked introduces Zaytoven's Funky Fingers virtual instrument

StudioLinked introduces Zaytoven's Funky Fingers virtual instrument

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StudioLinked has announced the availability of Zaytoven’s Funky Fingers – a dynamic virtual instrument influenced by the signature sound of ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 2:14PM

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UK Gov outlines plans to help protect live music venues

UK Gov outlines plans to help protect live music venues

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The UK Government has released a new whitepaper focusing on how to fix ‘our broken housing market’. Within the report, the publication proposes that planning policies should take more notice ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 11:25AM
Sound Connections receives funding to continue offering music education to young people in London

Sound Connections receives funding to continue offering music education to young people in London

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Music charity Sound Connections has received a £60k grant to fund its work giving young people opportunities to make music across London.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 10:36AM
SCV named Distributor of the Year EMEA by Audix

SCV named Distributor of the Year EMEA by Audix

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SCV Distribution has announced that for the third year running, it has been awarded the title of Distributor of The Year for Europe, the Middle East and Africa by Audix ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 9:55AM
Musikmesse continues Insider programme for international retailers at this year's show

Musikmesse continues Insider programme for international retailers at this year's show

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Once again in 2017, Messe Frankfurt is inviting qualified musical-instrument retailers to register for the Musikmesse Insider customer programme.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 12th 2017 at 4:23PM

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ICMP holds special Masterclass And Songwriters' Circle events as part of LGBT History Month

ICMP holds special Masterclass And Songwriters' Circle events as part of LGBT History Month

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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) recently hosted two special events as part of LGBT History Month this February, focused on the promotion of LGBT artists.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 12th 2017 at 3:31PM
Korg limited edition MS-20 mini now shipping to dealers

Korg limited edition MS-20 mini now shipping to dealers

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Korg’s limited edition MS-20 mini is now shipping to dealers, along with the Korg Krome – both of which were ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 12th 2017 at 3:01PM
Former Orange Amps MD Damon Waller joins Eminence

Former Orange Amps MD Damon Waller joins Eminence

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Loudspeaker supplier Eminence has announced the appointment of industry veteran Damon Waller as its new European sales manager.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 10th 2017 at 11:23AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Anti-Trump radio hack, violence against retail staff, ultimate guide for travelling musicians

Top 10 stories of the week: Anti-Trump radio hack, violence against retail staff, ultimate guide for travelling musicians

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The biggest stories on MI Pro this week include the news that hackers took over a number of US radio stations to play an anti-Trump song, and a recent report ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 10th 2017 at 10:14AM

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The Merseyside Guitar Show 2017

The Merseyside Guitar Show 2017

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Nov 26th 2017

Location: UK

This year, celebrating fifteen successful years at the same venue, The Merseyside Guitar Show will take place on Sunday, 26th November 2017.

Coldplay, Manics, Mumford & Sons, Franz Ferdinand and more donate memorabilia to auction for Delays frontman

Coldplay, Manics, Mumford & Sons, Franz Ferdinand and more donate memorabilia to auction for Delays frontman

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An auction packed full of music memorabilia from some of the UK’s biggest rock acts has been set up to raise money for Delays frontman Greg Gilbert.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 4:26PM
Top tips for keeping your guitar safe while travelling

Top tips for keeping your guitar safe while travelling

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Following on from our guide to travelling with a musical instrument, Nik from Pedal Rockstar delves deeper into how to perfectly pack your guitar while on the road and ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 3:51PM