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BBC Radio 3 plans special day of programming to celebrate 70th anniversary

BBC Radio 3 plans special day of programming to celebrate 70th anniversary

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BBC Radio 3 has put together a special day of broadcasting in celebration of its 70th anniversary.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 20th 2016 at 3:33PM
Government injects £300m into youth music teaching hubs

Government injects £300m into youth music teaching hubs

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Ministers have announced that £300 million will go towards 121 Music Education Hubs in England over the next four years.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 18th 2016 at 11:25AM
Top 10 biggest stories of the week

Top 10 biggest stories of the week

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The biggest stories on MI Pro this week have been a mixture of trade appointments, musical world records and product reviews.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 18th 2016 at 10:50AM
Influential cymbal maker Robert Paiste dies

Influential cymbal maker Robert Paiste dies

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Robert Paiste, family member, visionary cymbal maker and perennial company principal at Paiste has passed away.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 18th 2016 at 9:52AM

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Learning a musical instrument is better than any brain-training app

Learning a musical instrument is better than any brain-training app

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We’ve all seen the abundance of apps on offer promising to improve maths ability, memory, language skills and more through brain training exercises and games.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 17th 2016 at 4:16PM
WATCH: Metallica performs Enter Sandman using toy instruments

WATCH: Metallica performs Enter Sandman using toy instruments

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Metallica appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to play an unusual version of their biggest hit.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 17th 2016 at 2:06PM
Help Musicians UK chairman responds to Government pulling funding for London's Centre of Music

Help Musicians UK chairman responds to Government pulling funding for London's Centre of Music

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The Government has announced that it will be pulling funding from the proposed ‘world-class’ concert hall planning to be built on the current site of the Museum of London.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 16th 2016 at 4:06PM
UK Government to ban ticket tout bots

UK Government to ban ticket tout bots

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Westminster has disclosed plans to ban bots used by ticket touts, reports Music Week.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 16th 2016 at 3:13PM

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Shop vacancy rate falls as landlords welcome retail tenants on shorter leases

Shop vacancy rate falls as landlords welcome retail tenants on shorter leases

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The latest quarterly vacancy rata data from BRC and Springboard has been released, revealing that shop vacancy rates have fallen in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 16th 2016 at 2:35PM
The best new jobs in the music industry: Yamaha, Fender, Jupiter and more

The best new jobs in the music industry: Yamaha, Fender, Jupiter 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
on Nov 16th 2016 at 10:54AM
Crowdfunding Corner: Freedrum, Integral mic array, Standley, Fretx, Anatron

Crowdfunding Corner: Freedrum, Integral mic array, Standley, Fretx, Anatron

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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 Nov 16th 2016 at 10:20AM
WATCH: Drummer breaks world record for longest drum roll to raise money for children's charities

WATCH: Drummer breaks world record for longest drum roll to raise money for children's charities

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Drummer Allistair Brown has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest snare drum roll, smashing the previous time by over ten hours.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 15th 2016 at 4:16PM

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Audient bolsters service and marketing teams

Audient bolsters service and marketing teams

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Audient has announced three new appointments, two to its marketing team and one to its technical support team.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 15th 2016 at 12:59PM
Trump win could hinder UK musicians working in the US, says music industry trade body

Trump win could hinder UK musicians working in the US, says music industry trade body

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Jo Dipple, the chief executive of music industry trade body UK Music has warned that Donald Trump’s victory in the US election could negatively affect UK musicians working in America.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 15th 2016 at 11:09AM
INTERVIEW: CIVIL CIVIC on ignoring the rules of established genres and why MI stores are essential

INTERVIEW: CIVIL CIVIC on ignoring the rules of established genres and why MI stores are essential

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MI Pro editor Laura Barnes caught up with instrumental rock duo CIVIL CIVIC to talk about making their new album, what gear they use and more.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 15th 2016 at 10:42AM