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MIRC 2014: 'Google' Dave joins speaker line-up

MIRC 2014: 'Google' Dave joins speaker line-up

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This year's MIRC conference will see search engine expert 'Google' Dave Hazlehurst outline how to bring the right people to your website.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Mar 20th 2014 at 9:41AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: 110,000 in attendance

MUSIKMESSE 2014: 110,000 in attendance

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Around 110,000 visitors from across the globe turned out for Musikmesse 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 19th 2014 at 11:59AM
COOPER'S CORNER: Gibson takes on the Feds

COOPER'S CORNER: Gibson takes on the Feds

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Continuing his watching brief, veteran journalist Gary Cooper gives us his latest thoughts on the wide world of MI...

Gary Cooper
by Gary Cooper
on Mar 19th 2014 at 11:20AM
MI PRO TV: A look at the new Blackstar ID Core Series

MI PRO TV: A look at the new Blackstar ID Core Series

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Last week, MI Pro dropped by the Blackstar booth at Musikmesse 2014 to check out its new ID Core Series.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 19th 2014 at 11:04AM

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JHS picks up HK Audio and Hughes & Kettner awards

JHS picks up HK Audio and Hughes & Kettner awards

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JHS picked up two gongs at last week’s HK Audio and Hughes & Kettner International Distributors Meeting in St. Wendel, Germany.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 19th 2014 at 10:55AM
First Fender Stratocaster to sell for $250,000

First Fender Stratocaster to sell for $250,000

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A guitar from the very first production line of Fender Stratocasters is set to fetch a cool $250,000 after going on sale in Nashville, Tennessee.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 19th 2014 at 10:21AM
Fans invited to 'play tribute' to Jim Marshall

Fans invited to 'play tribute' to Jim Marshall

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Marshall is giving fans the opportunity to perform at a special commemorative event in memory of the firm’s ‘Father of Loud’, Jim Marshall.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2014 at 2:54PM
COLIN REES: How to improve your sales

COLIN REES: How to improve your sales

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Want to know how to improve your sales with good staff training? Colin Rees tells you how...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:24AM

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MYSTERY SHOPPER: Hertfordshire

MYSTERY SHOPPER: Hertfordshire

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Hertfordshire provided the setting for our mystery shopper this month. Here’s what he encountered on his journey through the shire…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2014 at 11:15AM
Zildjian reveals Joey Kramer Artist Series drumsticks

Zildjian reveals Joey Kramer Artist Series drumsticks

NEW GEAR

Zildjian has announced the release of its new Joey Kramer Artist Series drumsticks.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2014 at 10:46AM
Learn to Play Day: Music Institute partners with Wembley Music Centre

Learn to Play Day: Music Institute partners with Wembley Music Centre

NEWS

This year’s National Learn to Play Day (Saturday, April 12th) will see the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance offer free music lessons in association with Wembley Music Centre.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:47AM
RETAIL ADVISORY BOARD: Why is the number of women in MI so low?

RETAIL ADVISORY BOARD: Why is the number of women in MI so low?

NEWS

This month, we ask our retail advisory board: Is the representation of women in music stores a fair representation of the industry as a whole?

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2014 at 11:06AM

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Musikmesse 2014 in pictures

Musikmesse 2014 in pictures

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Check out the highlights from Musikmesse 2014 with our Facebook photo gallery.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2014 at 10:39AM
BR Distribution takes on Hendrix Drums

BR Distribution takes on Hendrix Drums

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BR Distribution has taken on UK distribution for Hendrix Drums.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2014 at 8:48AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Yamaha unveils TransAcoustic U1TA piano

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Yamaha unveils TransAcoustic U1TA piano

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Yamaha has introduced its new U1TA upright piano with TransAcoustic technology at Musikmesse 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2014 at 7:35AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: New wind instruments from Levante

MUSIKMESSE 2014: New wind instruments from Levante

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Levante has expanded upon its line of wind instruments with two new Musikmesse launhces.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 12:56PM

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MUSIKMESSE 2014: JN Guitars launches Lyne Series

MUSIKMESSE 2014: JN Guitars launches Lyne Series

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JN Guitars has launched its new Lyne Series at Musikmesse.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 11:39AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

NEWS

Following his recent departure from Yamaha, Ricci Hodgson’s move to Korg UK has topped this week’s chart.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 11:11AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Tanglewood previews new models

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Tanglewood previews new models

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British guitar manufacturer, Tanglewood, has previewed five new models at Musikmesse 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 10:22AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: M-Audio Keystation updates

MUSIKMESSE 2014: M-Audio Keystation updates

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M-Audio has updated its line of Keystation keyboards.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 9:27AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Stagg Auditorium guitar cases

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Stagg Auditorium guitar cases

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Stagg has debuted its new line of Auditorium guitar cases in Frankfurt.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2014 at 8:39AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Day two highlights

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Day two highlights

NEWS

It’s been another busy day of product launches and announcements in Frankfurt.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 5:18PM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Mesa Boogie reveals trio of new pedals

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Mesa Boogie reveals trio of new pedals

NEWS

Mesa Boogie has expanded its product catalogue with the addition of three new effects pedals.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 5:04PM
Schaller Hannes Piezo bridge

Schaller Hannes Piezo bridge

NEW GEAR

Schaller has announced the launch of its new Hannes Piezo guitar bridge.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 3:28PM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Audio-Technica shows M Series headphones

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Audio-Technica shows M Series headphones

NEWS

Audio-Technica is presenting its new M Series headphone range.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 13th 2014 at 2:47PM