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Bigfoot Engineering launches new Geek's Corner blog for guitarists

Bigfoot Engineering launches new Geek's Corner blog for guitarists

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Boutique pedal manufacturer Bigfoot Engineering has announced a new blog for guitarists called Geek’s Corner, offering video lessons and tips on how to get the most out of your gear.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 8th 2016 at 10:44AM
VIDEO: Jamie Cullum gets behind Learn to Play Day

VIDEO: Jamie Cullum gets behind Learn to Play Day

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UK jazz star, Jamie Cullum, has pledged his support to this year’s National Learn to Play Day with a short video clip describing some of the many benefits that come ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 8th 2016 at 9:20AM
WATCH: The Hateful Eight mistakenly destroy 145-year old Martin guitar

WATCH: The Hateful Eight mistakenly destroy 145-year old Martin guitar

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The Martin Guitar Museum was left fuming after a 145-year old instrument was destroyed by Kurt Russell during the making of Quentin Tarantino’s latest film The Hateful Eight, with ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 8th 2016 at 9:15AM
AIF partners with BIMM for new events programme

AIF partners with BIMM for new events programme

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The AIF (Association of Independent Festivals) has teamed up with BIMM to announce Future Festivals, a new programme of conference events to be held at BIMM campuses in Brighton and ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 8th 2016 at 8:11AM

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North East Guitar Show takes place next month

North East Guitar Show takes place next month

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The North East Guitar Show returns to the Rainton Meadows Arena in Houghton-le-Spring DH4 5PH on Sunday, March 13th from 10am to 4pm.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 5th 2016 at 11:39AM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

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A guest piece from Symphony Music’s Dave Bamford on why the loss of Drumwright serves as a wake up call to the entire industry tops this week’s chart.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 5th 2016 at 10:59AM
LD Systems CURV 500 among AMI's Gear of the Year; ISE giveaway launch

LD Systems CURV 500 among AMI's Gear of the Year; ISE giveaway launch

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MI Pro sister title Audio Media International has listed LD Systems’s new CURV 500 PA system among its Gear of the Year 2015 rundown.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 5th 2016 at 10:27AM
Need a new job for the new year? Check out our jobs board

Need a new job for the new year? Check out our jobs board

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Looking for a new challenge for the year ahead? Why not check out the MI Pro jobs board for the very latest opportunities in the music industry.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 5th 2016 at 7:23AM

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Premier nabs Fun Lovin' Criminal

Premier nabs Fun Lovin' Criminal

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Premier has added Fun Lovin’ Criminals drummer Frank Benbini to its artist line-up.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 4th 2016 at 11:37AM
VIDEO: Swimming pool transformed into giant musical instrument

VIDEO: Swimming pool transformed into giant musical instrument

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An empty swimming pool in Glasgow has been transformed into a giant musical instrument by a couple of artists working under the name CØV.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 4th 2016 at 11:01AM
Open To Question: Paul McManus, MIA

Open To Question: Paul McManus, MIA

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MI Pro is lining up an interview with the MIA’s chief executive Paul McManus. But it’s an interview with a difference – you, the MI Pro readers will be asking ...

on Feb 4th 2016 at 8:06AM
NAMM Showstoppers: PreSonus and Arturia

NAMM Showstoppers: PreSonus and Arturia

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PreSonus and Arturia continued to grow their respective product ranges at NAMM 2016, releasing a range of interfaces, mixers, speakers and synthesisers, all of which will be good news for ...

on Feb 3rd 2016 at 11:23AM

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Audio Distribution Group hires former TC man as area sales director

Audio Distribution Group hires former TC man as area sales director

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Audio Distribution Group has appointed Tom Bodfish, formerly of TC Group, as its new area sales director.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 10:16AM
NAMM Showstoppers: LD Systems CURV 500

NAMM Showstoppers: LD Systems CURV 500

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German manufacturer and distributor Adam Hall released a plethora of new product across its LD Systems range of PA, Gravity stands and Cameo lighting at NAMM 2016.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 12:46PM
Less than one month to go until the Music Education Expo

Less than one month to go until the Music Education Expo

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There is less than one month to go until this year’s Music Education Expo.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 1st 2016 at 5:04PM
NAMM Showstoppers: D'Addario grows strings and tuner catalogue

NAMM Showstoppers: D'Addario grows strings and tuner catalogue

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US string manufacturer D’Addario had another busy NAMM this year, with the launch of the Nickel Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings and NYXL Bass Strings.

on Feb 1st 2016 at 4:26PM

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Time+Space expands sales team

Time+Space expands sales team

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UK distributor Time+Space has bolstered its sales team with the appointment of Neil Varacliotis as its new sales manager.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 1st 2016 at 3:47PM
MUSIKMESSE 2016: VIP programme offering free entry for retailers

MUSIKMESSE 2016: VIP programme offering free entry for retailers

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After launching in 2015, the Musikmesse Insider VIP programme continues thios year offering free retailer admission and a host of extra benefits.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 1st 2016 at 12:32PM
NAMM Showstoppers: Guns N' Roses Duff McKagan Rotosound collaboration?

NAMM Showstoppers: Guns N' Roses Duff McKagan Rotosound collaboration?

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Having recently announced their long-awaited reunion, rumour has it that US rock legend Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses could be set to enter a new partnership with UK string ...

on Feb 1st 2016 at 8:03AM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

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Retailer Dave Bamford’s guest piece on why the loss of Drumwright is a huge wake up call to the industry has topped this week’s list.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 29th 2016 at 10:29AM
Type Two Error talk new music and life after The Cooper Temple Clause

Type Two Error talk new music and life after The Cooper Temple Clause

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In 2013, ex-Cooper Temple Clause members Ben Gautrey and Kieran Mahon, along with drummer Johnny Pumphrey, formed electro rock outfit Type Two Error. With the London-based three-piece set to unleash ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 28th 2016 at 4:44PM
'The loss of Drumwright is a huge wake up call to all of us'

'The loss of Drumwright is a huge wake up call to all of us'

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Retailer, Dave Bamford, store manager at Wigan-based Symphony Music, has his say on why the recent loss of Drumwright is a wake up call to the industry and how ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:34AM
LAURA B. WHITMORE: NAMM 2016 highlights

LAURA B. WHITMORE: NAMM 2016 highlights

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Our US columnist, musician and WiMN (Women's International Music Network) founder, Laura B. Whitmore, was on the ground in LA with her colleague Tom Gilbert last week checking out ...

on Jan 28th 2016 at 9:55AM
NAMM 2016: Korg minilogue picks up Best in Show award

NAMM 2016: Korg minilogue picks up Best in Show award

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Korg was among the Best in Show winners at this year’s NAMM, receiving the award for it new minilogue synth.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 27th 2016 at 5:12PM
NAMM 2016: Marshall wins 'Best in Show: Companies to Watch' award

NAMM 2016: Marshall wins 'Best in Show: Companies to Watch' award

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Marshall’s new CODE amplifier was named ‘Best in Show: Companies to Watch’ at NAMM 2016.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 27th 2016 at 4:59PM