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Mondiale gets behind BPM and PRO events

Mondiale gets behind BPM and PRO events

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Marked Events has confirmed that TPi and mondo*dr publisher, Mondiale Publishing, has invested in this year’s BPM and PRO events.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2014 at 10:07AM
COMMENT:

COMMENT: "More must be done to stop MI becoming a boys-only club"

NEWS

This month’s retail advisory board feature (see the March issue of MI Pro) threw up some very interesting points regarding the representation of women in MI retail, one of ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2014 at 9:30AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: JHS to showcase Supro amp range

MUSIKMESSE 2014: JHS to showcase Supro amp range

NEWS

JHS will present its newly recreated Supro amplifier range at Musikmesse 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2014 at 8:54AM
BEST OF BRITISH: Rainger FX

BEST OF BRITISH: Rainger FX

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‘New sounds, new ways of controlling sounds, new ways of presenting them!’ is the mantra of London-based guitar pedal manufacturer, Rainger FX.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Mar 10th 2014 at 8:30AM

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BEST OF BRITISH: Faith Guitars

BEST OF BRITISH: Faith Guitars

NEWS

Barnes & Mullins' associate director of marketing, Alex Mew, explains the story behind Patrick James Eggle's Faith acoustic guitar brand.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Mar 10th 2014 at 8:01AM
Marshall backs Made in Britain campaign

Marshall backs Made in Britain campaign

NEWS

Marshall has thrown its weight behind a campaign to promote British manufacturing around the world.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Mar 7th 2014 at 10:40AM
EBS ValveDrive DI pedal now shipping

EBS ValveDrive DI pedal now shipping

NEW GEAR

The new ValveDrive DI overdrive/preamp pedal from EBS is now shipping in the UK.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 7th 2014 at 10:38AM
Yamaha reshuffles UK team

Yamaha reshuffles UK team

NEWS

In the wake of the recent departure of Ricci Hodgson, Yamaha UK has had a reshuffle, cojoining its Acoustic and EKB divisions.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Mar 7th 2014 at 10:16AM

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TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

NEWS

Reports that US retail giant Guitar Centre is to be acquired by Ares Management has dominated this week’s top ten.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 7th 2014 at 9:55AM
BEST OF BRITISH: Orange Amplification

BEST OF BRITISH: Orange Amplification

NEWS

Beginning our series of Best of British brands, we start with resurgent amp brand Orange.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Mar 6th 2014 at 2:32PM
Brass champs endorse Dream Cymbals

Brass champs endorse Dream Cymbals

NEWS

SVM has created a partnership between the Cory Band, the world’s number one brass band, and the Dream Cymbal brand.
 
The Cory Band has been making music in the ...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Mar 6th 2014 at 11:07AM
Sound Affects rescues Tone World

Sound Affects rescues Tone World

NEWS

Ormskirk retailer Sound Affects has acquired the assets, including stock, of Manchester's Tone World which entered administration in January.

Gary Cooper
by Gary Cooper
on Mar 6th 2014 at 10:53AM

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Al Murray and Once cast joins Yamaha for National Learn to Play Day

Al Murray and Once cast joins Yamaha for National Learn to Play Day

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Pub landlord Al Murray and cast members from the musical Once will be giving free music lessons at Yamaha Music London in Wardour Street as part of National Learn to ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 6th 2014 at 10:07AM
US: Guitar Center to be acquired by Ares Management?

US: Guitar Center to be acquired by Ares Management?

NEWS

US retail giant, Guitar Center, could be set to change hands, with Ares Management in advanced talks with the firm’s owner, Bain Capital, over a possible acquisition.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 5th 2014 at 5:07PM
AVSL welcomes new territory account manager

AVSL welcomes new territory account manager

NEWS

AVSL has appointed Tim Madavan to the role of territory account manager for the south of the UK.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 5th 2014 at 4:16PM
DigiTech launches revamped pedals

DigiTech launches revamped pedals

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DigiTech has launched new versions of its DOD Overdrive Preamp 250 and Phasor 201.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Mar 5th 2014 at 11:28AM

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COMMENT:

COMMENT: "Our music and creative industries have much to celebrate"

NEWS

Vaseema Hamilton, a principal of the BIMM Group, on why the UK’s music and creative industries still have plenty to smile about, despite the state of the economy…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 5th 2014 at 11:25AM
MI PRO TV: Coady's Music retail profile

MI PRO TV: Coady's Music retail profile

NEWS

Independent retailer Coady’s Music is the sole survivor among the Norfolk market town’s trio of music retailers. Owner Chris Coady explains that tough times haven’t damped his enthusiasm for running ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 5th 2014 at 10:52AM
COMMENT:

COMMENT: "Music education should be at the heart of the curriculum"

NEWS

Jon Parkinson, a director of specialist orchestral instrument supplier, John Packer, looks at the far-reaching benefits of a healthy music education system… 

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 5th 2014 at 10:10AM
Zildjian A line competition now open

Zildjian A line competition now open

NEWS

Zildjian is giving away a box set of it’s a line cymbals as part of a new competition to run throughout March.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 4th 2014 at 2:11PM
App of the Day: GuitarTracker

App of the Day: GuitarTracker

NEWS

MusicNomad Equipment Care’s GuitarTracker is the first web-based app designed to maintain the user’s gear.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 4th 2014 at 10:59AM
Freshman adds new acoustic features

Freshman adds new acoustic features

NEWS

In response to customer feedback, Freshman Guitars is introducing new standard features across the majority of its line-up.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Mar 4th 2014 at 10:40AM
INTERVIEW: Robby Krieger, The Doors

INTERVIEW: Robby Krieger, The Doors

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As one quarter of ‘60s rock legends, The Doors, Robby Krieger’s unique approach to playing has influenced not just one, but multiple generations of musicians the world over. Daniel Gumble ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 4th 2014 at 10:05AM
Ritter unveils 2014 gig bag line-up

Ritter unveils 2014 gig bag line-up

NEW GEAR

Ritter has launched a brand new line of gig bags for 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 3rd 2014 at 4:48PM
MI Pro March digital edition now available

MI Pro March digital edition now available

NEWS

The new-look March issue of MI Pro is now available to read online or download as a PDF.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 3rd 2014 at 1:44PM