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Trinity calls for music examiners

Trinity calls for music examiners

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Trinity College London is taking submissions for new music examiners to work within and outside the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 24th 2017 at 4:17PM
The Stranglers drummer Jim Macaulay joins Dream Cymbals artist roster

The Stranglers drummer Jim Macaulay joins Dream Cymbals artist roster

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Jim Macaulay, drummer for new wave legends The Stranglers, is the latest high-profile artist to join the Dream Cymbals artist roster in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 24th 2017 at 3:49PM
Yamaha to build new musical instrument manufacturing plant in Indonesia

Yamaha to build new musical instrument manufacturing plant in Indonesia

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The Yamaha Corporation is planning to invest around $43 million into developing a musical instrument manufacturing facility in Indonesia.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 24th 2017 at 3:09PM
Do retailers actually care about Brexit?

Do retailers actually care about Brexit?

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It feels like the UK has been discussing what could happen after Article 50 is triggered for millennia.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 24th 2017 at 10:57AM

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Top 10 stories of the week: Most-played Nirvana tracks, McCartney and The Who Sure mics, 'clicks and mortar' retail

Top 10 stories of the week: Most-played Nirvana tracks, McCartney and The Who Sure mics, 'clicks and mortar' retail

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The biggest story on MI Pro this week was PPL’s run down of the most-played Nirvana tracks in the UK to celebrate what would have been Kurt Cobain’s 50th birthday.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 24th 2017 at 9:49AM
Paul McCartney and The Who to auction off limited edition Shure SM58 microphones

Paul McCartney and The Who to auction off limited edition Shure SM58 microphones

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The Shure SM58 Cardioid Dynamic Microphone has been used faithfully by the world’s most influential musicians since 1966.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 2:20PM
Eddie Van Halen donates 75 guitars to students at low-income schools

Eddie Van Halen donates 75 guitars to students at low-income schools

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It turns out that a number of students in low-income schools have been unknowingly using rock legend Eddie Van Halen’s axe while learning to play guitar.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 12:45PM
Spitfire Audio selected for Tech City UK's Future Fifty programme

Spitfire Audio selected for Tech City UK's Future Fifty programme

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Spitfire Audio has announced that it has been selected for Tech City UK’s prestigious programme, which showcases and supports 50 of the country's leading growth stage companies.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 12:01PM

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Crowdfunding Corner: Feral Glitch Pedal, Breeze Tri-Stand, KLOS acoustic-electric, JumpDrum, String Stash

Crowdfunding Corner: Feral Glitch Pedal, Breeze Tri-Stand, KLOS acoustic-electric, JumpDrum, String Stash

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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
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 10:39AM
Here's why you should be promoting your job vacancies on MI Pro

Here's why you should be promoting your job vacancies on MI Pro

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MI Pro’s jobs board is the only place in the UK solely dedicated to MI vacancies.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 3:55PM
ADG/Filling expands distribution of Fulltone pedals

ADG/Filling expands distribution of Fulltone pedals

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Filling Distribution/Audio Distribution Group has expanded its brand offering with the addition of Fulltone to the alliance’s lines of distributed products in the UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Switzerland.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 11:24AM
How ROLI's Seaboard Grand became the musical instrument star of La La Land

How ROLI's Seaboard Grand became the musical instrument star of La La Land

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To say La La Land has taken the globe by storm would be an understatement. Not only has it proved that musicals are still big business, but it has brought ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 10:39AM

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VOX founders Tom Jennings and Dick Denney honoured with blue plaque

VOX founders Tom Jennings and Dick Denney honoured with blue plaque

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A blue plaque has been unveiled at the site of the premises where the first VOX amplifiers were produced.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 21st 2017 at 4:07PM
'Godfather of Fusion' Larry Coryell has died aged 73

'Godfather of Fusion' Larry Coryell has died aged 73

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Larry Coryell, the legendary jazz guitarist known to many as the ‘Godfather of Fusion’, has passed away at the age of 73.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 21st 2017 at 2:28PM
Anatomy of an Instrument: The Cajon

Anatomy of an Instrument: The Cajon

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You may have noticed more bands these day sitting their drummer on a slap-able box while doing an acoustic performance, but you may not know the origins of this interesting ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 21st 2017 at 11:23AM