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Aussie deal for Barnes and Mullins

Aussie deal for Barnes and Mullins

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Musical Merchandisers has been appointed as the distributor for Barnes and Mullins traditional products in Australia.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 8th 2014 at 11:32AM
CRAIG BLUNDELL: Overcoming anxiety

CRAIG BLUNDELL: Overcoming anxiety

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MI Pro drum specialist, Craig Blundell, offers some sound advice on how players can overcome nerves and anxiety ahead of a big performance...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 8th 2014 at 10:43AM
MIRC 2014: Electrovision set to sparkle

MIRC 2014: Electrovision set to sparkle

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Electrovision will be revealing a new range of stage fashion for mics at MIRC, having picked up European distribution rights from US firm MicFX.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 8th 2014 at 10:42AM
VIDEO: St. Albans Music Centre retail profile

VIDEO: St. Albans Music Centre retail profile

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Our roving reporter, Tim Slater, visits St. Albans Music Centre for this month’s retail profile.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 8th 2014 at 9:02AM

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GEOFF PIPE: Strange brew

GEOFF PIPE: Strange brew

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Make your store a hub of the musical community, they said. Make a coffee shop area in store, they said...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 7th 2014 at 10:41AM
MI Pro backs music education campaign

MI Pro backs music education campaign

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MI Pro has added its weight to the Incorporated Society of Musician's Protect Music Education campaign.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 7th 2014 at 10:11AM
World exclusive confirmed for North West Guitar Show

World exclusive confirmed for North West Guitar Show

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The North West Guitar Show has secured a world exclusive appearance in the form of Paul Kossoff’s iconic sunburst Les Paul guitar, which will be on display at the upcoming ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 7th 2014 at 9:55AM
Fender sells off Guild

Fender sells off Guild

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Fender has struck a deal to sell the Guild guitar brand and assets to US manufacturer and distributor, Cordoba Music Group.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 7th 2014 at 8:33AM

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THE SALES MAN: Sell to online customers in-store

THE SALES MAN: Sell to online customers in-store

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A sales person acting as a buffer between your customers and the internet could be a huge advantage…

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 6th 2014 at 10:58AM
ORCHESTRAL: Quality versus quantity

ORCHESTRAL: Quality versus quantity

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In his latest orchestral column, John Parkinson examines whether music needs a unique type of business model...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 6th 2014 at 10:45AM
D'Addario partners with Rolling Stone to champion new guitarists

D'Addario partners with Rolling Stone to champion new guitarists

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D’Addario has teamed up with Rolling Stone in a bid to promote new guitarists.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 6th 2014 at 10:30AM
Further cuts at DV247, as Da Costa departs

Further cuts at DV247, as Da Costa departs

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DV has confirmed that it is to make further cuts to its workforce, as former Digital Village MD John Da Costa announces his own departure.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 6th 2014 at 9:36AM

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Retail Advisory Board: Should suppliers re-assess Xmas stock demands?

Retail Advisory Board: Should suppliers re-assess Xmas stock demands?

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This month, we ask our board: Do suppliers need to re-evaluate the quantities of kit they expect dealers to take on in advance of the Christmas period?

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 2nd 2014 at 4:00PM
VIDEO: Matt Berry joins Korg endorsee family

VIDEO: Matt Berry joins Korg endorsee family

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Musician and comedian, Matt Berry, has joined Korg’s line-up of endorsees.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 2nd 2014 at 12:36PM
Dream Cymbals adds Louise Bartle to artist roster

Dream Cymbals adds Louise Bartle to artist roster

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Dream Cymbals and SVM Percussion have added artist Louise Bartle to the Dream UK artist roster.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 2nd 2014 at 11:12AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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The appointment of a new president at Fender tops this week’s rundown.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 2nd 2014 at 10:12AM

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VIDEO: Korg goes behind the scenes at The Voice

VIDEO: Korg goes behind the scenes at The Voice

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Korg recently went behind the scenes at rehearsals for the live finals of The Voice to take a look at the role of the Kronos workstation in the production of ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 1st 2014 at 12:39PM
Dixon Drums adds Gregg Bissonette to its Artist Programme

Dixon Drums adds Gregg Bissonette to its Artist Programme

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Dixon Drums and Hardware has added Grammy Award-winning drummer Greg Bissonette to its Artist Programme.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 1st 2014 at 11:04AM
Rosetti adds D&A to distribution line-up

Rosetti adds D&A to distribution line-up

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Rosetti has agreed an exclusive distribution deal with D&A Guitar Stands and Hangers for the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:06AM
INTERVIEW: Sharon Van Etten

INTERVIEW: Sharon Van Etten

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Returning this month with her fourth studio album Are We There, US singer songwriter, Sharon Van Etten, caught up with Daniel Gumble in a Hackney hotel to discuss, gear, her ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 2:43PM
19th century Barnes & Mullins guitar sold at rock and pop auction

19th century Barnes & Mullins guitar sold at rock and pop auction

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A 19th century Lacote parlour guitar from Barnes & Mullins was among a number of rare items sold at auction at 1818 Auctioneers earlier this month.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 1:36PM
MI Pro May digital edition now available

MI Pro May digital edition now available

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The May issue of MI Pro is now available to read online or download as a PDF.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 12:55PM
MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Ozark 2141G

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Ozark 2141G

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Though very well suited to bluegrass styles, the 2141G banjo is still built to serve as an ideal all-rounder...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:47AM
MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Pono Acacia ACD

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Pono Acacia ACD

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Pono ukuleles are made by the Hawaiian-based company, Ko’olau. 

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:33AM
MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Chord SU26E

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: Chord SU26E

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We take a look at the new Sapele electro tenor ukulele from Chord…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:25AM