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Korg UK names Richard Ashby as national sales manager for all brands

Korg UK names Richard Ashby as national sales manager for all brands

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Korg UK has announced the appointment of Richard Ashby to the new position of national sales manager for all brands.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 29th 2016 at 12:05PM
Adam Hall introduces the Palmer Bass Pocket Amp

Adam Hall introduces the Palmer Bass Pocket Amp

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The Palmer Bass Pocket Amp from Adam Hall is a multifunctional floor pedal and preamp designed for recording or as ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:57AM
Top 10 biggest stories of the week

Top 10 biggest stories of the week

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The news that guitarguitar is set to open the biggest dedicated guitar store in central London has been the most popular story this week.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:11AM
Crowdfunding Corner: Mogees Play, iSolo, KLOS Guitars, Mana Modular, 4HP Drum Module

Crowdfunding Corner: Mogees Play, iSolo, KLOS Guitars, Mana Modular, 4HP Drum Module

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MI Pro checks out the latest musical instrument projects looking for backers, or recently funded, on popular crowdsourcing sites Kickstarter and Indiegogo.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 28th 2016 at 5:07PM

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INTERVIEW: Rock Solid reveals how traditional retailers are using their online presence to get ahead

INTERVIEW: Rock Solid reveals how traditional retailers are using their online presence to get ahead

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Rock Solid is a specialist marketing agency formed by ‘passionate music fans and gear nuts’. We sat down with CEO Mark Bower to find out how the firm revamps websites ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 28th 2016 at 1:25PM
Viola Beach's debut album will be played on Radio X tonight ahead of release

Viola Beach's debut album will be played on Radio X tonight ahead of release

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Radio X will be hosting an album playback at 9pm tonight (Thursday 28th July) of Viola Beach’s debut LP.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 28th 2016 at 10:53AM
Producer and Blue Oyster Cult founder Sandy Pearlman dies aged 72

Producer and Blue Oyster Cult founder Sandy Pearlman dies aged 72

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Sandy Pearlman, best known for founding the band Blue Oyster Cult, has passed away in California.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 28th 2016 at 10:33AM
WATCH: Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres unveiled by Sample Logic

WATCH: Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres unveiled by Sample Logic

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Sample Logic has announced the availability of Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres – an atmospheric collection of samples and presets.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 28th 2016 at 10:07AM

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Technical Specialist Classic Division - Band & Orchestral

UK

An exciting opportunity has become available for a motivated technical specialist to join the Yamaha Classic Division within the UK Branch.

9 benefits of learning a musical instrument

9 benefits of learning a musical instrument

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Whether you’re a working musician, have your own studio or just indulge in the guitar every now and then, the chances are you’ve had fun while playing a musical instrument.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 27th 2016 at 5:07PM
INTERVIEW: God Damn on recording new album Everything Ever, visiting MI shops and loving their label

INTERVIEW: God Damn on recording new album Everything Ever, visiting MI shops and loving their label

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It’s sweltering outside in London’s summer heat, but that’s nothing compared to being inside the tiny cocoon-shaped room full of 50 special guests at Chiswick’s Metropolis Studios.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 27th 2016 at 1:43PM
REVIEW: Promark ActiveGrip drumsticks

REVIEW: Promark ActiveGrip drumsticks

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Loosing grip of drumsticks is something that many brands have tried to address and almost every drummer has experienced.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 27th 2016 at 11:13AM

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New Yanagisawa Saxophones UK website launches

New Yanagisawa Saxophones UK website launches

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Barnes and Mullins has announced the launch of a new UK website for Yanagisawa Saxophones.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 27th 2016 at 10:05AM

Sales & Marketing Support Classic Division - Music Education Milton Keynes

UK

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join the Sales & Marketing Support team within the Classic Division for Yamaha Music School.

WATCH: Nels Cline's The Blob-inspired signature GOO pedal

WATCH: Nels Cline's The Blob-inspired signature GOO pedal

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ToneConcepts has launched GOO, a new ICON Series Signature Pedal developed in collaboration with guitar pioneer Nels Cline.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 26th 2016 at 3:15PM

Sales Representative Pro Audio and Music Production

UK - South

YAMAHA MUSIC EUROPE GMBH (U.K.)

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Jack White's Third Man label to shoot turntable into space, here's how you can watch take off

Jack White's Third Man label to shoot turntable into space, here's how you can watch take off

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In celebration of its 7th anniversary, Jack White’s label Third Man Records will be attempting to play the first phonographic record in space.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 26th 2016 at 11:04AM
Abbey Road Studios to help developing artists with 'its biggest transformation in history'

Abbey Road Studios to help developing artists with 'its biggest transformation in history'

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The most famous recording studio in the world has revealed that it is in the process of building two new studios.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 26th 2016 at 10:12AM
BIME Pro 2016

BIME Pro 2016

EVENTS
Oct 26th 2016 - Oct 28th 2016

Location: Bilbao, Spain

Europe’s leading conference for music, tech and games, BIME, returns.

European Sales Manager

UK

The European Sales Manager will be responsible for assisting with the development and the overall management and execution of European sales strategy and all related sales activities, the European Sales Manager is directly responsible for the activities and performance of D’Addario’s European sales teams and Regional Sales Managers (RSMs), as well as the coordination of the D’Addario-related sales activities our of European distributor partners. As such, extensive MI market knowledge is required, particularly at a granular, local level in key markets. The European Sales Manager is expected to provide the ‘bridge’ between Europe and the US in terms of alignment, consistency and co-ordination of our sales strategy.

The best new jobs in the music industry: Music Week, D'Addario, Yamaha and more

The best new jobs in the music industry: Music Week, D'Addario, Yamaha and more

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Looking for a new job in the music industry? Check out the latest vacancies on the MI Pro jobs board.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 25th 2016 at 3:31PM
10 ultimate festival hacks

10 ultimate festival hacks

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The music festival season is well and truly upon us, but are you fully prepared?

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 25th 2016 at 2:33PM
BILLY LUNN: A producer by necessity (part two)

BILLY LUNN: A producer by necessity (part two)

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The Subways frontman Billy Lunn continues his three-part column about the changing face of the recording process.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 25th 2016 at 10:53AM
Guitarguitar to open the largest dedicated guitar store in central London

Guitarguitar to open the largest dedicated guitar store in central London

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Retailer guitarguitar will be opening a new 4,000 sq ft store in Camden, London.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 25th 2016 at 10:32AM
Teenage Engineering’s portable synths now shipping to UK stores

Teenage Engineering’s portable synths now shipping to UK stores

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Sound Technology is now stocking and shipping Teenage Engineering’s range of portable synths, pocket operators and accessories, and wireless speakers ...

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 25th 2016 at 10:11AM