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Drumming good for mental health, says Royal College of Music

Drumming good for mental health, says Royal College of Music

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Drumming can have a positive impact on mental health, significantly reducing depression and anxiety, according to a new study by the Royal College of Music.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 21st 2016 at 11:14AM
Red Dog Music acquires Production Room

Red Dog Music acquires Production Room

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Red Dog Music has acquired Leeds-based pro audio specialist Production Room, in what will become Red Dog’s third UK store.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 21st 2016 at 8:02AM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

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As another week draws to a close, we round up the ten biggest stories on MI Pro from the past seven days.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2016 at 10:40AM
BOUTIQUE WEEK: 633 Engineering

BOUTIQUE WEEK: 633 Engineering

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As our second Boutique Week of 2016 draws to a close, we catch up with Cliff Brown, owner of boutique amp manufacturer 633 Engineering, to discuss the company’s origins, the ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 18th 2016 at 9:00AM

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The Subways front man Billy Lunn joins MI Pro

The Subways front man Billy Lunn joins MI Pro

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We are delighted to announce that Billy Lunn, front man with three-piece UK rock outfit The Subways, has joined the MI Pro team as a new monthly columnist.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2016 at 7:42PM
LAURA B. WHITMORE: Sexism in music industry marketing is demeaning to us all

LAURA B. WHITMORE: Sexism in music industry marketing is demeaning to us all

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MI Pro’s US columnist, musician and WiMN (Women's International Music Network) founder, Laura B. Whitmore, looks at the representation of women in music industry marketing…

on Mar 17th 2016 at 2:55PM
Source Distribution clinches exclusive UK distribution of iOgrapher

Source Distribution clinches exclusive UK distribution of iOgrapher

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Source Distribution has been appointed exclusive distributor for iOgrapher Media Cases products in the UK.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2016 at 11:08AM
BOUTIQUE WEEK: Juketone

BOUTIQUE WEEK: Juketone

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MI Pro’s focus on the UK’s boutique amplification market continues, as we catch up with Alistair Lawrence, director at amp manufacturer Juketone.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 17th 2016 at 10:28AM

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Jul 13th 2016 - Jul 13th 2016

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The inaugural MI Expo takes place on Wednesday, July 13th at the Emirates Stadium, London.

Royal College of Music secures rare 1758 Gagliano violin

Royal College of Music secures rare 1758 Gagliano violin

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The Royal College of Music has secured the permanent loan of a 1758 Nicolò Gagliano violin.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 16th 2016 at 5:14PM
Sabian HH Remastered UK clinic tour kicks off later this month

Sabian HH Remastered UK clinic tour kicks off later this month

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Sabian has announced a UK clinic tour centred on its HH Remastered range.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 16th 2016 at 4:15PM
Joyo Audio stung by unauthorised online retailers

Joyo Audio stung by unauthorised online retailers

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Joyo Audio has warned the UK market against unauthorised retailers, after a number of China-based companies were found to be selling its products into the country.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 16th 2016 at 3:17PM

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Is UK live music in decline? Report says 63 per cent of people haven't been to a gig in past year

Is UK live music in decline? Report says 63 per cent of people haven't been to a gig in past year

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Concerns over the future of the UK’s live music industry have been raised after new research conducted by AV and lighting firm AVonics revealed that 63 per cent of the ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 16th 2016 at 11:20AM
BOUTIQUE WEEK: Cornell Custom

BOUTIQUE WEEK: Cornell Custom

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It’s day three of MI Pro’s Boutique Week, in which we shine a spotlight upon the UK’s boutique amp sector.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 16th 2016 at 9:30AM
IAG appoints new head of marketing for Wharfedale Pro

IAG appoints new head of marketing for Wharfedale Pro

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IAG (International Audio Group) has appointed Peter Peck as new head of marketing for Wharfedale Pro.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 15th 2016 at 3:27PM
BOUTIQUE WEEK: Stoneham Amplification

BOUTIQUE WEEK: Stoneham Amplification

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Our weeklong focus on the boutique amp market continues with Stoneham Amplification.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 15th 2016 at 11:27AM

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WATCH: Jägermeister and Bullet for My Valentine complete world-first gig on land, sea and air

WATCH: Jägermeister and Bullet for My Valentine complete world-first gig on land, sea and air

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Jägermeister has completed the world’s first ever gig to take place on land, sea and air as part of its on-going Ice Cold Gig series, in which the firm stages ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 15th 2016 at 10:49AM
Musikmesse 2016 Drum Camp to feature demos from international sticksmen

Musikmesse 2016 Drum Camp to feature demos from international sticksmen

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Musikmesse 2016 will be offering a special feature for drummers at this year’s show with its Drum Camp, which will see six leading drummers from across the globe presenting their ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2016 at 3:24PM

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New Government legislation to protect music venues

New Government legislation to protect music venues

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The Government has today announced new legislation to protect music venues in planning law, following meetings with industry organisations UK Music, Music Venue Trust and the Musicians’ Union.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2016 at 12:07PM
EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Deluxe pedal now shipping

EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Deluxe pedal now shipping

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The new EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Deluxe bass pedal is now shipping, UK distributor Sound Technology has confirmed.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2016 at 11:39AM
BOUTIQUE WEEK: Rosewell Amplification

BOUTIQUE WEEK: Rosewell Amplification

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This week, MI Pro kicks off its second Boutique Week of the year, as we zero in on some of the UK’s most exciting boutique amp manufacturers.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2016 at 10:28AM
POLL: Tell us what YOU want to hear about at the MI Expo Professional Development Programme

POLL: Tell us what YOU want to hear about at the MI Expo Professional Development Programme

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MI Pro is calling on UK MI retailers to find out which subjects you would like to see addressed as part of this year’s MI Expo Professional Development Programme.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2016 at 9:19AM
5 reasons retailers should back Learn to Play Day

5 reasons retailers should back Learn to Play Day

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Unsure whether or not to get involved with this year’s Learn to Play Day? Here are five reasons why you can't afford not to.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 14th 2016 at 8:05AM