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MYSTERY SHOPPER: Leeds (part two)

MYSTERY SHOPPER: Leeds (part two)

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Our mystery man delivers the second instalment of his Leeds report…

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 29th 2015 at 9:50AM
Raft of new guitars from Danelectro

Raft of new guitars from Danelectro

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Danelectro has unleashed a raft of brand new guitars for summer 2015.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 29th 2015 at 9:32AM
TC Electronic PolyTune plug-in announced

TC Electronic PolyTune plug-in announced

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TC Electronic has introduced the new PolyTune plug-in – a new polyphonic tuner for recording musicians.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 29th 2015 at 9:04AM

Area Sales Manager - The North & Ireland

UK and Ireland

Korg UK distribute legendary musical products that are played by immensely successful artists and enthusiasts of all levels - from beginners to superstars. 

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TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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Our special focus on the acoustic guitar market tops this week’s top ten rundown.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 26th 2015 at 11:00AM
RETAIL PROFILE: Sax.co.uk, London

RETAIL PROFILE: Sax.co.uk, London

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Recently relocated from Denmark Street, Sax.co.uk has set up shop on London’s Hampstead Road as part of a new brass and woodwind superstore. To find out more on the relocation, ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 26th 2015 at 9:30AM
Korg and Vox unveil new amps and tuners

Korg and Vox unveil new amps and tuners

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Korg and Vox have today (Thursday, June 25th) released a host of new products, including new modelling amps and tuners.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 25th 2015 at 4:11PM
VIDEO: Ronnie Scott's to hold Music Instrument Amnesty

VIDEO: Ronnie Scott's to hold Music Instrument Amnesty

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On Saturday, July 11th, Ronnie Scott’s will hold a music instrument amnesty in a bid to provide children with musical equipment.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:15PM

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MITS tickets free to those who book in advance

MITS tickets free to those who book in advance

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Tickets for this year’s Musical Instruments & Technology Show (MITS) are now available and will be free of charge to anyone who books in advance via the event’s website.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 25th 2015 at 10:29AM
VIDEO: Instrument for people with disabilities under development

VIDEO: Instrument for people with disabilities under development

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Bare Conductive, an East London design and engineering studio, has developed a digital musical instrument accessible to people with physical disabilities, according to makezine.com.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 24th 2015 at 5:19PM
Moog Music sold to employees

Moog Music sold to employees

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Moog Music president and CEO, Mike Adams, has confirmed that the company will be sold off to its employees over the next six years.  

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 24th 2015 at 4:09PM
Diago announces new Sprinter pedal board

Diago announces new Sprinter pedal board

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Diago has lifted the lid on its new Sprinter pedal board.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 24th 2015 at 12:50PM

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High Tech Distribution takes on Norman in the UK

High Tech Distribution takes on Norman in the UK

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High Tech Distribution has been appointed exclusive distributor of Canadian guitar brand Norman in the UK.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 24th 2015 at 11:03AM
MIA Conference and Awards details announced

MIA Conference and Awards details announced

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The MIA has today released details of its 2015 Business Conference and Music Awards.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 24th 2015 at 10:20AM
US: Gruhn Guitars names new president

US: Gruhn Guitars names new president

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US retailer, Gruhn Guitars, has announced Eric C. Newell as its new president and general manager, with business owner and founder George Gruhn now acting as chairman and CEO.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 24th 2015 at 9:54AM
MU lobbies Government to back live venues

MU lobbies Government to back live venues

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The Musicians’ Union (MU) headed to parliament yesterday to urge the Government to introduce a ‘Agent of Change Principle’ law to protect venues putting on live music and entertainment.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 5:03PM

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TC Electronic launches PolyTune 2 BlackLight

TC Electronic launches PolyTune 2 BlackLight

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TC Electronic has announced the launch of the PolyTune 2 BlackLight, the new addition to its line of polyphonic tuners.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 4:55PM
INTERVIEW: Charles 'Chas and Dave' Hodges

INTERVIEW: Charles 'Chas and Dave' Hodges

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Charles 'Chas and Dave' Hodges tells Daniel Gumble about his early days as a session musician, his brief stint with Deep Purple, heading into the studio once again with Dave ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 3:34PM
Looking for a new job in the music industry?

Looking for a new job in the music industry?

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Looking for a new job in the MI industry? Then be sure to check out the latest vacancies on the MI Pro page.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 11:09AM
Barnes & Mullins launches Traditional Instruments website

Barnes & Mullins launches Traditional Instruments website

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Barnes & Mullins has announced the launch of its new Traditional Instruments website.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 23rd 2015 at 10:04AM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: The Wambooka from Wambooka

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: The Wambooka from Wambooka

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Revolutionary materials, Italian design and innovative manufacturing processes have resulted in the creation of an instrument that aims to deliver an all-new sound, says Italian company Wambooka.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 2:54PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Gremlin Bodhrán

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Gremlin Bodhrán

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The Bodhrán (pronounced bow-rahn) is the traditional Irish Drum. Made from a round wooden frame with an animal skin stretched across it, the Bodhrán is the heartbeat of Irish traditional ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 2:29PM
Redston steps up at Percussion Plus

Redston steps up at Percussion Plus

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Paul Redston has been promoted to national account manager at Percussion Plus following an internal reshuffle.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 12:41PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Liberty Drums Jazz Series Liquid Pearl

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Liberty Drums Jazz Series Liquid Pearl

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The Liberty Drums Jazz Series is described by the company as a ‘statement of craftsmanship with the injection of vintage’.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 12:27PM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Boomwhackers Power Pack

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Boomwhackers Power Pack

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Boomwhackers are brightly coloured, tuned musical tubes that have won a number of awards, including a Best 25 Toys of 25 Years award from Parents’ Choice.

Each person holds one ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 12:15PM