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Is a new form of AI software set to render real musicians obsolete?

Is a new form of AI software set to render real musicians obsolete?

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A new form of software, which harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to compose unique, royalty-free pieces of music, has just been announced.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 14th 2015 at 11:36AM
New wireless system from JTS

New wireless system from JTS

NEW GEAR

JTS has introduced a new, affordable wireless system to its product portfolio.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 14th 2015 at 10:37AM
LAURA B. WHITMORE: How to respond to sexism in the music industry

LAURA B. WHITMORE: How to respond to sexism in the music industry

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Our US columnist, musician and WiMN (Women's International Music Network) founder, Laura B. Whitmore, offers some sage advice on how to respond to sexist situations in the music industry… ...

on Dec 14th 2015 at 9:49AM

Sales And Web Co-ordinator

UK

Just Flutes and Jonathan Myall Music are looking to employ a sales and web co-ordinator with a passion for music and the ability and enthusiasm to help our wide range of customers.

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TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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This week’s list is topped news of IDEX, the operating company behind Ohm UK, going into liquidation.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 11th 2015 at 11:28AM
Boutique pedal market on the up, says NAMM

Boutique pedal market on the up, says NAMM

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Demand for customised sound is pushing sales of fretted products and effects to a seven-year high and fueling a new wave of boutique pedal builders, NAMM has reported.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 11th 2015 at 11:22AM
VIDEO: Digital stringless guitar? Anyone?

VIDEO: Digital stringless guitar? Anyone?

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Tired of those pesky strings getting in the way of your guitar playing? Always found the neck and body a bit unwieldy? Then check out the new Kurv Guitar from ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 11th 2015 at 11:10AM
VIDEO: Orange begins Christmas giveaway; a message from Cliff Cooper

VIDEO: Orange begins Christmas giveaway; a message from Cliff Cooper

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Orange is getting into the festive spirit with its annual Christmas giveaway.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 11th 2015 at 10:05AM

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Access All Areas reveals new licensing deal with Peppa Pig instruments

Access All Areas reveals new licensing deal with Peppa Pig instruments

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Access All Areas Distribution has announced further additions to its licensed music lines with Peppa Pig instruments, in partnership with ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 10th 2015 at 11:19AM
Royal College of Music Museum receives £3.6M Lottery funding

Royal College of Music Museum receives £3.6M Lottery funding

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The Royal College of Music (RCM) is set to benefit from a £3.6 million investment from the Heritage Lottery Fund, which will be used to develop its Museum of Music ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:24AM
10 new additions to TECnology Hall of Fame

10 new additions to TECnology Hall of Fame

NEWS

Ten new additions will be made to the TECnology Hall of Fame during NAMM 2016 on January 23rd at the Hilton Anaheim Pacific Ballroom.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:00AM
RETAIL PROFILE: Dawkes Music

RETAIL PROFILE: Dawkes Music

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MI Pro catches up with Dawkes Music sales and marketing manager, Sam Gregory, to find out how business has been in 2015 and how the brass and woodwind market has ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 9th 2015 at 10:56AM

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Don Was to receive Les Paul Award at 2016 TEC Awards

Don Was to receive Les Paul Award at 2016 TEC Awards

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The 31st TEC Awards will recognise musician, producer and industry exec, Don Was, with the coveted Les Paul Award at NAMM 2016.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 9th 2015 at 10:39AM
Ohm UK operating company IDEX goes into liquidation

Ohm UK operating company IDEX goes into liquidation

NEWS

IDEX, one of the key manufacturing companies behind MI and pro audio speaker firm Ohm UK, has gone into liquidation.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 8th 2015 at 4:36PM
New compact hardware bag from Protection Racket

New compact hardware bag from Protection Racket

NEW GEAR

Protection Racket has introduced a brand new hardware bag, designed to comfortably carry a hi-hat stand and three booms.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 8th 2015 at 4:07PM
Uriah Heep guitarist joins Engl artist roster

Uriah Heep guitarist joins Engl artist roster

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Uriah Heep guitarist, Mick Box, has become the latest artist to join the Engl artist family.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 8th 2015 at 11:40AM

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UK venues welcome 'agent of change' amendments to Planning Bill

UK venues welcome 'agent of change' amendments to Planning Bill

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UK music venues are singing the praises of an amendment to today’s Government’s Planning Bill, which would place an agent of change principle on a statutory basis into UK law.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 8th 2015 at 9:14AM
Seeking a new industry challenge? Check out the MI Pro jobs board

Seeking a new industry challenge? Check out the MI Pro jobs board

NEWS

Are you seeking a new challenge in the MI industry? Find out about the latest opportunities via the MI Pro jobs board.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 8th 2015 at 8:15AM
INTERVIEW: Brian Cleary and Alex Mew, Barnes & Mullins

INTERVIEW: Brian Cleary and Alex Mew, Barnes & Mullins

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Barnes & Mullins approach the end of 2015 with a clutch of MIA Awards, growth across multiple brands and some big plans for the year ahead. Daniel Gumble visited joint ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 7th 2015 at 9:36PM
Hamstead adds Signature Tremolo pedal

Hamstead adds Signature Tremolo pedal

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Hamstead Soundworks has added to its pedal line-up with the new Signature Tremolo/Boost unit.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 7th 2015 at 11:31AM
M-Audio unveils Songwriter Suite for M-Track II interfaces

M-Audio unveils Songwriter Suite for M-Track II interfaces

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M-Audio has announced the immediate availability of its Songwriter Suite for M-Track II Series interfaces.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 7th 2015 at 11:21AM
VIDEO: Garageband rival gathers pace with $1.5M additional funding

VIDEO: Garageband rival gathers pace with $1.5M additional funding

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Soundtrap, a new studio and audio recording solution set to rival Apple’s Garageband, has secured additional funding of $1.5 million, along with early recognition by the American Association of School ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 7th 2015 at 10:25AM
Fender GBI appoints new general manager

Fender GBI appoints new general manager

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Fender GBI has promoted Jim O’Connor to the position of general manager.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 7th 2015 at 9:28AM
 TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

NEWS

Gibson, Fender and PMT all feature prominently in our rundown of the week’s biggest stories.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 4th 2015 at 11:16AM
PRS releases ‘very limited’ Private Stock guitars

PRS releases ‘very limited’ Private Stock guitars

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PRS Guitars has announced a ‘very limited’ run of instruments to mark the 20th anniversary of its Private Stock programme.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 4th 2015 at 10:48AM