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Internet Retailing Conference 2016

Internet Retailing Conference 2016

EVENTS
Oct 12th 2016

Location: London

Under the theme ‘New Horizons’, the Internet Retailing Conference returns this year to London.

She Rocks Awards 2017

She Rocks Awards 2017

EVENTS
Jan 20th 2017

Location: US

The 2017 She Rocks Awards will recognise women who stand out as role models in the music industry.

Musicians' Hearing Health Scheme launches

Musicians' Hearing Health Scheme launches

NEWS

Help Musicians UK has teamed up with the Musicians’ Union (MU) and Musicians Hearing Services to launch a new initiative.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 3:14PM
DK700 Series drum microphone kits announced by Samson

DK700 Series drum microphone kits announced by Samson

NEW GEAR

Samson has unveiled new three, five and seven-piece DK Series drum microphone kits.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 11:16AM

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New Palmer Batpack offers portable power to pedalboards

New Palmer Batpack offers portable power to pedalboards

NEW GEAR

Adam Hall Group has unveiled a new rechargeable power pack designed for powering effects pedals.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 10:33AM
Drumstick maker Van Howick launches in the UK

Drumstick maker Van Howick launches in the UK

NEWS

At just over two months old, Van Howick has launched in the UK this month, bringing an eye-catching range of drumsticks to the market.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 10:08AM

Experienced Sales Consultant

UK - London

Experienced Sales Consultant – Pro Music Floor

INTERVIEW: How Magic Instruments 'reinvented the fretboard' to make the guitar more accessible

INTERVIEW: How Magic Instruments 'reinvented the fretboard' to make the guitar more accessible

NEWS

In one of our recent Crowdfunding Corner features, we highlighted the MI Guitar – a new type of instrument designed to get users playing songs instantly.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 2nd 2016 at 3:34PM

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Audified launches second-generation STA Effects plug-ins

Audified launches second-generation STA Effects plug-ins

NEW GEAR

Audio effects developer Audified has launched a new version of STA Effects – a bundle of new and improved summing ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 2nd 2016 at 2:36PM
REVIEW: Gothic Instruments' Sculptor Live Impacts Module

REVIEW: Gothic Instruments' Sculptor Live Impacts Module

NEWS

Gothic Instruments has released the Sculptor Live Impacts Module, its latest sound design tool for use with Kontakt.

by Robert Briden
on Aug 2nd 2016 at 11:25AM
Martin Guitar appoints Steve Harvey as new international marketing consultant

Martin Guitar appoints Steve Harvey as new international marketing consultant

NEWS

Former Acoustic editor in chief Steve Harvey has been announced as Martin Guitar’s new international marketing consultant for Europe.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 2nd 2016 at 10:43AM
Source Distribution relocates to new 10,000 sq. ft. London warehouse

Source Distribution relocates to new 10,000 sq. ft. London warehouse

NEWS

UK music tech and pro audio distributor Source Distribution has relocated to a new larger warehouse complex in Park Royal, London.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 2nd 2016 at 10:21AM

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Flare Audio’s ISOLATE earplugs now available worldwide

Flare Audio’s ISOLATE earplugs now available worldwide

NEW GEAR

ISOLATE by Flare Audio is a new, patent-pending earplug claiming to revolutionise hearing protection.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 1st 2016 at 4:45PM
Zoom UK to distribute ZVEX pedals

Zoom UK to distribute ZVEX pedals

NEWS

Zoom UK has revealed that it has been appointed as the UK and Ireland distributor for ZVEX pedals.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 1st 2016 at 3:24PM
New music venue and retail store with 'the best sound system in the world' to open in London

New music venue and retail store with 'the best sound system in the world' to open in London

NEWS

Spiritland will be opening its doors at Kings Cross’ Sable Street in mid-September.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 1st 2016 at 2:41PM
The best new jobs in the music industry: Yamaha, D'Addario and more

The best new jobs in the music industry: Yamaha, D'Addario and more

NEWS

Looking for a new job in the music industry? Check out the latest vacancies on the MI Pro jobs board.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 1st 2016 at 10:44AM

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Adam Hall Group outlines how it's supporting retailers selling lighting products

Adam Hall Group outlines how it's supporting retailers selling lighting products

NEWS

Adam Hall Group has brought its Cameo lighting brand to the UK, featuring the Tree of Light – a stand designed to make selling and stocking lighting easy for MI ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 1st 2016 at 10:22AM
INTERVIEW: Crash! Crate - The world's first interactive drumming subscription box

INTERVIEW: Crash! Crate - The world's first interactive drumming subscription box

NEWS

With the rise of subscription boxes and crates in the tech, gaming and entertainment sectors, it was only a matter of time before musicians were offered a ‘loot crate’ of ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 1st 2016 at 10:00AM
Korg UK names Richard Ashby as national sales manager for all brands

Korg UK names Richard Ashby as national sales manager for all brands

NEWS

Korg UK has announced the appointment of Richard Ashby to the new position of national sales manager for all brands.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 31st 2016 at 12:05PM
Adam Hall introduces the Palmer Bass Pocket Amp

Adam Hall introduces the Palmer Bass Pocket Amp

NEW GEAR

The Palmer Bass Pocket Amp from Adam Hall is a multifunctional floor pedal and preamp designed for recording or as ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:57AM
Top 10 biggest stories of the week

Top 10 biggest stories of the week

NEWS

The news that guitarguitar is set to open the biggest dedicated guitar store in central London has been the most popular story this week.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:11AM
Crowdfunding Corner: Mogees Play, iSolo, KLOS Guitars, Mana Modular, 4HP Drum Module

Crowdfunding Corner: Mogees Play, iSolo, KLOS Guitars, Mana Modular, 4HP Drum Module

NEWS

MI Pro checks out the latest musical instrument projects looking for backers, or recently funded, on popular crowdsourcing sites Kickstarter and Indiegogo.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 28th 2016 at 5:07PM
INTERVIEW: Rock Solid reveals how traditional retailers are using their online presence to get ahead

INTERVIEW: Rock Solid reveals how traditional retailers are using their online presence to get ahead

NEWS

Rock Solid is a specialist marketing agency formed by ‘passionate music fans and gear nuts’. We sat down with CEO Mark Bower to find out how the firm revamps websites ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 28th 2016 at 1:25PM
Viola Beach's debut album will be played on Radio X tonight ahead of release

Viola Beach's debut album will be played on Radio X tonight ahead of release

NEWS

Radio X will be hosting an album playback at 9pm tonight (Thursday 28th July) of Viola Beach’s debut LP.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 28th 2016 at 10:53AM
Producer and Blue Oyster Cult founder Sandy Pearlman dies aged 72

Producer and Blue Oyster Cult founder Sandy Pearlman dies aged 72

NEWS

Sandy Pearlman, best known for founding the band Blue Oyster Cult, has passed away in California.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 28th 2016 at 10:33AM