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Peavey veteran retires after 31 years with the brand

Peavey veteran retires after 31 years with the brand

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Peavey veteran, Eric Lund, has announced his retirement after 31 years with the firm.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 9:00AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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The recent spat between US retailer Guitar Center and Uli Behringer’s Music Group continues to dominate the headlines.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 30th 2014 at 10:40AM
JHS to launch The Beano branded instrument range

JHS to launch The Beano branded instrument range

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JHS has partnered with DC Thompson Consumer Products to launch a new line of The Beano branded instruments.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 30th 2014 at 10:25AM
MIRC 2014: Audio-Technica adding to range

MIRC 2014: Audio-Technica adding to range

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Audio-Technica is bringing its three key brands to the show, including the new Vicoustic audio diffusion range.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 30th 2014 at 9:02AM

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Korg UK crowned Vic Firth World Distributor of the Year

Korg UK crowned Vic Firth World Distributor of the Year

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Korg UK has scooped the Vic Firth World Distributor of the Year award.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 29th 2014 at 5:16PM
Fender adds Bono and The Edge to board of directors

Fender adds Bono and The Edge to board of directors

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U2 duo Bono and The Edge have joined the Fender board of directors.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 29th 2014 at 3:08PM
Future to cut 170 UK jobs

Future to cut 170 UK jobs

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Following the sale of its sports and crafts titles, publisher Future PLC is to cut over 170 roles in the UK due to ‘disappointing’ financials.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 29th 2014 at 11:43AM
Aria takes stock of new Mojo products

Aria takes stock of new Mojo products

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Aria has received stock of Mojo’s latest guitar stand and tuner lines.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 29th 2014 at 11:02AM

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Future sell-off begins; music titles to follow?

Future sell-off begins; music titles to follow?

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Future PLC has sold off its sports and crafts portfolio in a deal worth £24 million, affecting more than 170 jobs and sparking fresh speculation that its music titles could ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 29th 2014 at 10:11AM
MIRC 2014: GoPro launching music camera

MIRC 2014: GoPro launching music camera

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Lifestyle camera brand GoPro is launching its new music camera to the trade at MIRC.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 29th 2014 at 9:21AM
Yamaha and Cullum show off manufacturing process

Yamaha and Cullum show off manufacturing process

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Jamie Cullum and Yamaha have teamed up to produce short videos exploring the process of building Yamaha grand pianos.
 
The films, divided into the elements of Earth, Fire, Water ...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 28th 2014 at 3:50PM
Premier launches Modern Classic

Premier launches Modern Classic

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Premier has launched its new Modern Classic drum range, a selection of retro three-piece kits with modern build quality.

The origins of the Modern Classic hark back to 2001, when ...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 28th 2014 at 11:04AM

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MIRC 2014: Free Kindle for dealers

MIRC 2014: Free Kindle for dealers

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Visitors to this year's MIRC will receive a free Kindle e-reader as part of the now traditional show gift bag.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 28th 2014 at 10:24AM
MIRC 2014: Zoom unveiling four new brands

MIRC 2014: Zoom unveiling four new brands

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Auden acoustic guitars, One Control, Rocket and SIB are the four new brands Zoom will be bringing to MIRC.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 27th 2014 at 3:07PM
Music Education Council sets seminar dates

Music Education Council sets seminar dates

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The Music Education Council has lined up a number of summer seminars on the Future of Music Education in the UK.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 27th 2014 at 11:15AM
Thomastik Infeld launches new Spirit! range

Thomastik Infeld launches new Spirit! range

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Vienna-based string manufacturer, Thomastik Infeld introduces its first string range specially created for beginners next month.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on May 27th 2014 at 10:47AM

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Steve White named head of education at Premier

Steve White named head of education at Premier

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British drum firm, Premier, has appointed Steve White as its new head of education.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 27th 2014 at 10:14AM
Percussion Plus welcomes new northern sales manager

Percussion Plus welcomes new northern sales manager

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Percussion Plus has appointed Jake Brooksbank as its new northern sales manager.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 27th 2014 at 9:44AM
BR Distribution to distribute Birdio shakers

BR Distribution to distribute Birdio shakers

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BR Distribution has taken on UK distribution of Birdio’s new line of shakers.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 27th 2014 at 9:42AM
Yamaha Music Production Sessions: More dates added

Yamaha Music Production Sessions: More dates added

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Yamaha has extended its run of Music Production Sessions.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 23rd 2014 at 11:25AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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An escalating spat between US retailer Guitar Center and Uli Behringer’s Music Group tops this week’s rundown.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 23rd 2014 at 10:20AM
Rotosound reveals new manufacturing process behind Tru Bass strings

Rotosound reveals new manufacturing process behind Tru Bass strings

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Rotosound’s Tru Bass RS88LD Black Nylon Strings have been re-engineered using an innovative new manufacturing process, which, the firm says, will deliver a new and improved performance.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 22nd 2014 at 3:59PM
Artist line-up confirmed for JHS Event 2014

Artist line-up confirmed for JHS Event 2014

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JHS has confirmed the full artist line-up for its annual event next month.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 22nd 2014 at 3:12PM
ROLI secures £7.6m investment for major expansion

ROLI secures £7.6m investment for major expansion

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London start-up ROLI, the firm behind the Seaboard Grand keyboard instrument, has secured a £7.6 million ($12.8 million) investment from leading investment houses to scale production and expand internationally.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 22nd 2014 at 11:24AM
Music China 2014 adds extra hall for largest show yet

Music China 2014 adds extra hall for largest show yet

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Music China 2014 has added a ninth exhibition hall for what will be the show’s largest outing to date.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 22nd 2014 at 10:55AM