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Gareth Malone OBE becomes Music for All ambassador

Gareth Malone OBE becomes Music for All ambassador

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MI charity Music for All has announced Gareth Malone OBE as its latest ambassador.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 25th 2015 at 3:08PM
WE CAN ORDER IT IN: The Vegetable Orchestra

WE CAN ORDER IT IN: The Vegetable Orchestra

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Don't get caught out by that enquiry for something really specialist...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 25th 2015 at 11:17AM
RETAIL PROFILE: Guitar Village

RETAIL PROFILE: Guitar Village

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While some bricks and mortar dealerships have struggled to cope in today’s market, Guitar Village has managed not only to keep its head above water but also grow its business. ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 25th 2015 at 11:01AM
Musical History Tour: Gav Coulson

Musical History Tour: Gav Coulson

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Roll up, roll up to discover the musical chops of those in and around the industry. Dodgy experiments in jazz/punk fusion? Brief flirtations with the outer reaches of the chart? ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 25th 2015 at 10:21AM

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Check out the latest jobs in the MI industry

Check out the latest jobs in the MI industry

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Looking for a new job in the MI industry? Check out some of the latest vacancies added to the MI Pro jobs page.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 25th 2015 at 8:13AM
VIDEO: PreSonus Notion 5 music notation software now available

VIDEO: PreSonus Notion 5 music notation software now available

NEW GEAR

Hal Leonard has announced exclusive availability of the new PreSonus Notion 5 music notation software package.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 24th 2015 at 11:37AM
MIA: Making new customers for our shops

MIA: Making new customers for our shops

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MIA chief, Paul McManus, updates us on this year's National Learn to Play Day, which takes place on 21st March 2015.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 24th 2015 at 10:48AM
MIRC 2015: Rosetti to showcase new products at this year's event

MIRC 2015: Rosetti to showcase new products at this year's event

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UK supplier, Rosetti, will present a variety of new products from its roster of distributed brands at this year’s show, which takes place on Wednesday, June 17th at Northamptonshire's Whittlebury ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 24th 2015 at 10:01AM

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VIDEO: Interview with Aguilar president and CEO

VIDEO: Interview with Aguilar president and CEO

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Last month, Ronnie Dungan travelled to New York to catch up with Dave Boonshoft and Dave Avenius of US bass specilaist Aguilar.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 2:22PM
COMMENT: Balance the books

COMMENT: Balance the books

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With easy access to free written music and guitar tabs online, it’s not surprising that sheet music has faced some stiff competition in recent years. Yet, it hasn’t had quite ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 11:40AM
RETAIL ADVISORY BOARD: Does the industry have a long-term strategy?

RETAIL ADVISORY BOARD: Does the industry have a long-term strategy?

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This month we ask our retail advisory board: Is the frequency of new products; dealer terms amendments; liberal credit terms; and ongoing offers an indication that the industry has no ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 10:49AM
Nemphasis effects pedals

Nemphasis effects pedals

NEW GEAR

Italian company Nemphasis has launched a collection of new guitar and bass effects pedals.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 10:18AM

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SPECIAL FOCUS: Sheet music

SPECIAL FOCUS: Sheet music

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Cast your mind back to the turn of the century when the Internet was really starting to make its presence felt in the MI market. You could’ve been forgiven for ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Feb 20th 2015 at 11:20AM
Overseas opportunities

Overseas opportunities

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Having left his post as Orange MD last year, Damon Waller swiftly launched his very own consultancy service, aptly named Damon J Waller Consultancy Services. Here he tells Daniel Gumble ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Feb 20th 2015 at 10:47AM
Q&A: Evan Skopp, president, Inside Track International

Q&A: Evan Skopp, president, Inside Track International

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Evan Skopp, president of US firm Inside Track International, tells MI Report about how the company manages relationships between suppliers of guitar components and the luthiers, builders, and factories that ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 20th 2015 at 10:01AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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As we come to the end of another week, we take a look at the most read stories of the past seven days.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Feb 20th 2015 at 9:32AM

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Product Manager

UK - Midlands

Headstock Distribution report that, due to the expansion of its team, a new role as Product Manager for its Percussion Division (Tama & Zildjian products in Great Britain and Ireland) has become available. The new position is to be based in the Midlands and offers a competitive salary based on experience.

Porter & Davies KT Platform

Porter & Davies KT Platform

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Porter & Davis will debut its KT Platform, a tactile monitor for bass players, at the London Bass Guitar Show 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Feb 19th 2015 at 11:23AM
MIRC 2015: Simon Gilson confirmed as keynote speaker

MIRC 2015: Simon Gilson confirmed as keynote speaker

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PMT owner, Simon Gilson, will deliver the keynote address at this year’s MIRC.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 19th 2015 at 10:57AM

Area Sales Representative for NW England / West Midlands & Wales

UK

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a motivated sales professional to join Marshall Distribution UK. We require the candidate to cover the NW England/West Midlands & Wales area – ideally the successful candidate will be located within this territory.

New Mackie FreePlay Personal PA

New Mackie FreePlay Personal PA

NEW GEAR

Mackie has announced its new portable, battery powered PA system, the FreePlay Personal PA.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Feb 19th 2015 at 9:56AM
Mark Richardson drum clinics

Mark Richardson drum clinics

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Bell Percussion and The Drumming Shop in association with Sakae Drums and SVM Percussion present a set of Mark Richardson drum clinics at the end of February.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Feb 18th 2015 at 2:32PM
Ampeg unveils the SCR-DI pedal

Ampeg unveils the SCR-DI pedal

NEW GEAR

Ampeg has announced the release of the new SCR-DI Bass Di with Scrambler Overdrive pedal.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Feb 18th 2015 at 11:39AM
Sennheiser to give away new D1 mics sets to budding performers

Sennheiser to give away new D1 mics sets to budding performers

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Sennheiser is giving budding performers the chance to win sets of its new D1 digital microphone series, as part of a new contest to celebrate its global launch.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 18th 2015 at 10:58AM
JHS fortune cookies

JHS fortune cookies

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To celebrate its Golden Jubilee, JHS is including a fortune cookie in every freight consignment from January to May 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Feb 18th 2015 at 10:48AM