Top navigation

Follow us on

  • RSS

Latest News

UK's live music scene in 'crisis', says 100 Club owner

UK's live music scene in 'crisis', says 100 Club owner

NEWS

The closure of venues up and down the country has left the nation’s live music scene ‘crisis’, Jeff Horton, owner of London’s 100 Club has told the BBC.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 11:33AM
Sutherland Trading clinches exclusive Pono distribution deal

Sutherland Trading clinches exclusive Pono distribution deal

NEWS

Sutherland Trading has secured an exclusive distribution deal with Pono Ukuleles for the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 10:56AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

NEWS

The opening of JG Windows new, expanded store this weekend tops this week’s chart.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 10:19AM
ROLI acquires musical collaboration platform Blend

ROLI acquires musical collaboration platform Blend

NEWS

London-based start-up ROLI has acquired musical collaboration platform Blend, as the firm looks to increase its social capabilities.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 4:00AM

Advertisement

Looking for a new job in the music industry? Check out our jobs board

Looking for a new job in the music industry? Check out our jobs board

NEWS

Are you looking for a new job in the music industry? Then be sure to check out the MI Pro jobs board for the latest vacancies and opportunities.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 11:37AM
VIDEO: Man with cerebral palsy plays instruments with his eyes

VIDEO: Man with cerebral palsy plays instruments with his eyes

NEWS

A young man with cerebral palsy has been given the ability to play an instrument just by using his eyes, thanks to an innovative form of software called EyeKeys, metro.co.uk ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 10:26AM
Mayor of London's Music Venue Taskforce launches venues report

Mayor of London's Music Venue Taskforce launches venues report

NEWS

The Mayor of London’s Music Venue Taskforce has launched a new report, which presents several recommendations that could help protect grassroots music venues in the capital.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 21st 2015 at 1:02PM
10 days left of Rotosound Summer Blockbuster

10 days left of Rotosound Summer Blockbuster

NEWS

There are just ten days left to get involved with Rotosound’s Summer Blockbuster promotion.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 21st 2015 at 11:33AM

Advertisement

JG Windows expanded department store set to open this weekend

JG Windows expanded department store set to open this weekend

NEWS

Following months of development and expansions work, Newcastle-based JG Windows is set to officially cut the ribbon on its new, enlarged store this weekend (October 24th-25th).

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 21st 2015 at 11:15AM
MIA Awards 2015: Last chance for early bird tickets

MIA Awards 2015: Last chance for early bird tickets

NEWS

Tickets for this year’s MIA Awards are available at a special early bird rate until Friday, October 23rd.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 21st 2015 at 10:28AM
MusicFirst launches Student App for iPhone and iPad

MusicFirst launches Student App for iPhone and iPad

NEWS

Digital music education company MusicFirst has launched Student App, a new iOS app that allows users who are subscribed to the firm’s Online Classroom to view and complete tasks from ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 20th 2015 at 10:11AM
PRS Custom 24 stolen from Burton on Trent's Guitar Superstore

PRS Custom 24 stolen from Burton on Trent's Guitar Superstore

NEWS

A PRS Custom 24 30th Anniversary guitar in Blood Orange was stolen from Guitar Superstore in Burton on Trent this weekend (October 17th-18th).

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 19th 2015 at 3:54PM

Advertisement

Hartley Peavey picks up Lifetime Achievement gong at AV Awards

Hartley Peavey picks up Lifetime Achievement gong at AV Awards

NEWS

Peavey founder and CEO, Hartley Peavey, received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the AV Awards ceremony, which took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Friday, October 16th.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 19th 2015 at 11:29AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

NEWS

As another week draws to a close, we count down the biggest stories from the world of MI.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 16th 2015 at 10:54AM
Stagg continues to grow artist line-up

Stagg continues to grow artist line-up

NEWS

Stagg has expanded its artist family with the addition of Alter Eden drummer Simon Whitney.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 15th 2015 at 11:30AM
Musikmesse 2016 promising more features for trade visitors

Musikmesse 2016 promising more features for trade visitors

NEWS

Messe is promising enhanced trade features for next year’s show in a bid to assure visitors that its trade focus has not been lost in the new concept.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 15th 2015 at 11:23AM

Advertisement

RCM gets go ahead for major redevelopment

RCM gets go ahead for major redevelopment

NEWS

South Kensington-based Royal College of Music (RCM) has been granted UK planning permission to begin work on transitional redevelopment, enabling the college to enhance public accessibility and offer attendees ‘the ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 15th 2015 at 10:58AM
Steve White joins Yamaha artist family

Steve White joins Yamaha artist family

NEWS

Yamaha has added acclaimed drummer, Steve White, to its artist line-up.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 15th 2015 at 9:59AM
VIDEO: Pioneer DJ dealers offering free rekordbox training sessions

VIDEO: Pioneer DJ dealers offering free rekordbox training sessions

NEWS

Pioneer DJ has teamed up with authorised retailers to host a programme of free rekordbox training sessions across EMEA.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 13th 2015 at 4:27PM
Studiomaster LIVESYSS5 now shipping in Europe

Studiomaster LIVESYSS5 now shipping in Europe

NEWS

Studiomaster’s LIVESYSS5 portable PA and stage monitor system is now shipping across Europe.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 12th 2015 at 4:52PM
SPECIAL FOCUS: 'The DJ market is returning to its roots'

SPECIAL FOCUS: 'The DJ market is returning to its roots'

NEWS

The DJ and electronic music market continues to be one of the fastest growing and most rapidly evolving sectors in the MI industry. MI Pro caught up with some of ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 12th 2015 at 4:20PM
EXCLUSIVE: A close-up look at MINIM with It's Mine MD Alan MacFadyen

EXCLUSIVE: A close-up look at MINIM with It's Mine MD Alan MacFadyen

NEWS

In an MI Pro exclusive, Daniel Gumble speaks to It’s Mine Technology managing director, Alan MacFadyen, who gives us the lowdown on MINIM – a new product ID system that ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 12th 2015 at 11:25AM
INTERVIEW: Nuvo Instrumental MD, Max Clissold

INTERVIEW: Nuvo Instrumental MD, Max Clissold

NEWS

Since launching in 2009, Nuvo Instrumental has brought a range of musical instruments to market. Primairly deisgned to help introuduce new musicians to the benefits of playing music, the company ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 12th 2015 at 10:02AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

NEWS

A thought-provoking piece from our US columnist, Laura B. Whitmore, on the discrimination facing women in the music industry tops this week’s chart.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 9th 2015 at 10:18AM
Odyssey Brasswind Scholarships announced

Odyssey Brasswind Scholarships announced

NEWS

Three young musicians have been presented with Odyssey Brasswind Scholarships, providing them with free lessons and free use of Odyssey Brasswind musical instruments for a full year.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 8th 2015 at 5:18PM