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TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

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Billy Lunn’s column on what is means to break America tops today’s rundown of the week’s biggest stories on MI Pro.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 27th 2016 at 9:41AM
Orange welcomes new bass artists

Orange welcomes new bass artists

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Orange has added a number of new bassists to its artist line-up, including members of Deftones, Wolf Alice and Monolord.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 4:08PM
Sakae Drums adds new endorsees

Sakae Drums adds new endorsees

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Sakae Drums has added two new drummers to its artist roster in form of Richard Brook and Cristiano Castellitto.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 12:30PM
Kylie and The Voice keyboardist to lead Nord night next month

Kylie and The Voice keyboardist to lead Nord night next month

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Kylie, The Voice UK and Anastacia keyboardist, Steve Turner, will star in a special Nord evening next month at Birmingham’s South and City College.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 11:20AM

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Bohemian Guitars seeking international distribution

Bohemian Guitars seeking international distribution

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US MI brand Bohemian Guitars is currently seeking international distribution partners, as it makes a concerted move into the global market with its new lines.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 10:15AM
LAURA B. WHITMORE: First steps to music industry gender equality

LAURA B. WHITMORE: First steps to music industry gender equality

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Our US columnist and WiMN (Women’s International Music Network) founder, Laura B. Whitmore, offers some valuable advice on what we can all do to help bring about gender equality ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 25th 2016 at 4:23PM
Steve Grindrod Amplification to relinquish 20 per cent of company

Steve Grindrod Amplification to relinquish 20 per cent of company

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Steve Grindrod Amplification (SGA) founder, Steve Grindrod, is relinquishing 20 per cent of his company and is inviting guitarists and industry executives to share in its ownership.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 24th 2016 at 5:26PM
CALLING ALL RETAILERS: 5 ways the 2016 MI Expo will benefit your business

CALLING ALL RETAILERS: 5 ways the 2016 MI Expo will benefit your business

NEWS

If you are an MI retailer and have not yet registered for this year’s MI Expo trade show, now would be a good time to do so. It’s FREE, after ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 24th 2016 at 4:15PM

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BBC invites amateur musicians to take part in Last Night of the Proms

BBC invites amateur musicians to take part in Last Night of the Proms

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The BBC is calling on amateur musicians and lapsed players aged 16 and over to get involved with this year’s Last Night of the Proms celebrations on September 10th.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 24th 2016 at 11:02AM
REVIEW: Eventide Tverb

REVIEW: Eventide Tverb

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As vocalists go, David Bowie’s certainly up there with the greats, and arguably one of the most in-fluential pop artists of the modern era. His works are revered by legions ...

on May 24th 2016 at 9:54AM
5 reasons boutique businesses cannot afford to miss the 2016 MI Expo

5 reasons boutique businesses cannot afford to miss the 2016 MI Expo

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Are you a boutique MI company? If so, here are five reasons why you cannot afford to miss out on this year’s MI Expo trade event.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 23rd 2016 at 3:08PM
Barnes & Mullins kicks off new Lee Oskar POS promo for dealers

Barnes & Mullins kicks off new Lee Oskar POS promo for dealers

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Barnes & Mullins has kicked off a new POS promo for Lee Oskar harmonicas aimed at encouraging more guitarists to learn the instrument.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 23rd 2016 at 11:27AM

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DCM Music bringing Maton Guitars to MI Expo

DCM Music bringing Maton Guitars to MI Expo

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Boutique MI supplier DCM Music will be presenting lines from Maton Guitars at the upcoming MI Expo trade show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 23rd 2016 at 11:09AM
BILLY LUNN: What does it mean to

BILLY LUNN: What does it mean to "break America"? And does it mean anything anymore?

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In his latest MI Pro column, The Subways frontman, Billy Lunn, takes a look at what it means to “break America”…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 23rd 2016 at 10:12AM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

NEWS

Our end of week chart is topped by news that Casio will be debuting new products at the upcoming MI Expo, which takes place on July 13th at the Emirates ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 20th 2016 at 9:51AM
MUSIKMESSE 2017: Exhibitor feedback drives shift in opening times

MUSIKMESSE 2017: Exhibitor feedback drives shift in opening times

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Following feedback from last month’s new-look Musikmesse, organisers have announced a shift in opening times for the 2017 show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 19th 2016 at 3:27PM

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Seagull Guitars launches new website

Seagull Guitars launches new website

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The new Seagull Guitars website is now up and running, featuring a raft of new features.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 4:46PM
Origin Effects redeveloped website goes live

Origin Effects redeveloped website goes live

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UK boutique pedal manufacturer Origin Effects has launched its new, fully redeveloped website.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 4:19PM
Polar Audio appoints new business development manager for MI sales

Polar Audio appoints new business development manager for MI sales

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Polar Audio has appointed Tim Suiter to the position of business development manger for MI sales, covering the northern area of the UK.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 3:08PM
MI EXPO: David v Goliath - how your business can take on the big boys

MI EXPO: David v Goliath - how your business can take on the big boys

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Marketing expert Mark Bower has been unveiled as the latest speaker to join the MI Expo seminar line-up, where he will give a talk on how modest sized retailers can ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 18th 2016 at 10:04AM
Apple makes a play for Chinese market with GarageBand update

Apple makes a play for Chinese market with GarageBand update

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In a bid to target the Chinese music market, Apple has employed a greater focus than ever before on regional instruments and Chinese music with its latest GarageBand update.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 17th 2016 at 11:28AM
Wild Boar named exclusive distributor of Chrome Frets

Wild Boar named exclusive distributor of Chrome Frets

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Wild Boar, a subsidiary of MI supplier RKM, has secured a worldwide exclusive distribution deal for guitar cleaning product Chrome Frets.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 17th 2016 at 11:10AM
Brexit: Should we stay or should we go?

Brexit: Should we stay or should we go?

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On Thursday, June 23rd, Britain will be asked a simple question: should the United Kingdom remain in or leave the European Union?

on May 16th 2016 at 3:53PM
OPINION: Simon Gilson, PMT, what a 'Brexit' would mean for the industry

OPINION: Simon Gilson, PMT, what a 'Brexit' would mean for the industry

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In an exclusive article for MI Pro, PMT chief, Simon Gilson, offers his take on what an EU exit or ‘Brexit’ would mean for the UK music industry…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 16th 2016 at 11:26AM
Casio to debut new lines and connect with retailers at MI Expo

Casio to debut new lines and connect with retailers at MI Expo

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Casio will be debuting new products and showcasing existing lines at the inaugural MI Expo trade show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 16th 2016 at 9:42AM