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Dealer of the Year, Best Store Design, Best Customer Service and more unveiled at Summer NAMM

Dealer of the Year, Best Store Design, Best Customer Service and more unveiled at Summer NAMM

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NAMM has recognised seven dealers with special category awards at this year’s Summer NAMM Show.

Laura  Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 27th 2016 at 10:10AM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

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As a nation wakes up to the news that it is no longer a part of the EU, we have the small matter of the week’s biggest stories here at ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 24th 2016 at 11:26AM
UK opts for Brexit - could this spell disaster for the music industry?

UK opts for Brexit - could this spell disaster for the music industry?

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After months of campaigning on both sides, the people of the UK have voted to leave the EU. And, according to several prominent figures in the MI industry, it could ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 24th 2016 at 10:51AM
Crunch time: How 'Brexit' could affect the MI industry

Crunch time: How 'Brexit' could affect the MI industry

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As a nation holds its breath in anticipation ahead of today’s EU referendum, MI Pro takes a final look at what an EU Exit would mean for the MI industry.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 11:47AM

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Editorial changes at MI Pro

Editorial changes at MI Pro

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Laura Barnes has been appointed editor of MI Pro, joining the title from sister publication PCR (PC Retail).

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 12:58PM
Yamaha Corporation signals international approach with first non-Japanese board appointment

Yamaha Corporation signals international approach with first non-Japanese board appointment

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Yamaha Corporation has appointed its first ever non-Japanese executive officer in the form of Thomas Schoepe, marking a more international focus for the business.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 12:38PM
BILLY LUNN: A Producer by Necessity (Part One)

BILLY LUNN: A Producer by Necessity (Part One)

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The Subways front man, Billy Lunn, discusses the changing face of home recording.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 11:29AM
Flashback Records' Mark Burgess completes MI Expo seminar line-up

Flashback Records' Mark Burgess completes MI Expo seminar line-up

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Flashback Records chief, Mark Burgess, will deliver a talk on how to reinvigorate your in-store offering at next month’s MI Expo.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 10:48AM

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MI EXPO: Trinity Xtras to introduce Mighty Bright LEDs to MI dealers

MI EXPO: Trinity Xtras to introduce Mighty Bright LEDs to MI dealers

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UK distributor Trinity Xtras will introduce its range of Mighty Bright LED lights for musicians to the UK dealer network at next month’s MI Expo, in association with Musikmesse.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 21st 2016 at 7:33AM
Design your own Sakae kit with new customisation tool

Design your own Sakae kit with new customisation tool

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UK Sakae Drums customers can now design their ideal set-up via the firm’s online compiler.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 21st 2016 at 7:15AM
Guitar Center names new president

Guitar Center names new president

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Guitar Center has unveiled Ron Japinga as its new president.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 20th 2016 at 4:13PM
Bax increases European reach; changes name

Bax increases European reach; changes name

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Bax, the Dutch online MI retailer, has expanded its European reach with the launch of a new online store in Italy. And it's also changed its name from Bax to ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 20th 2016 at 11:42AM

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Register now for Summer NAMM Retail Boot Camp

Register now for Summer NAMM Retail Boot Camp

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There are just two days left to register for the Summer NAMM Retail Boot Camp – a one-day intensive training session for those in the MI retail business.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 20th 2016 at 11:21AM
FBT Audio UK relocates to Kent

FBT Audio UK relocates to Kent

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FBT Audio UK has relocated to Rochester, Kent, following a “period of exceptional growth” for the company, according to the company’s managing director, Mark Parkhouse.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 20th 2016 at 11:04AM
Casio Grand Hybrid GP-400 to hit UK stores this week

Casio Grand Hybrid GP-400 to hit UK stores this week

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Casio’s new Grand Hybrid GP-400 digital piano hits UK stores this week, following its launch at Musikmesse earlier this year.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 20th 2016 at 10:42AM
Korg wall mount tuner display now available for dealers

Korg wall mount tuner display now available for dealers

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Korg has announced a new wall mount in-store tuner display for retailers.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2016 at 11:24AM

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RED CHILLI AUDIO: 'MI Expo a great opportunity to show your products and meet new clients'

RED CHILLI AUDIO: 'MI Expo a great opportunity to show your products and meet new clients'

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MI and audio distributor Red Chilli Audio has become the latest company to join the MI Expo line-up, where it will introduce a number of new lines to the UK ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2016 at 10:56AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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The announcement that Drummer magazine is to cease publication caught the industry’s attention this week, topping today’s rundown of the biggest stories from the past seven days.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2016 at 10:22AM
The best new jobs in the music industry

The best new jobs in the music industry

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Looking for a new job in the music industry? Check out the latest vacancies on the MI Pro jobs board.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2016 at 9:33AM
Sound Technology adds Teenage Engineering to distribution portfolio

Sound Technology adds Teenage Engineering to distribution portfolio

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Sound Technology has taken on distribution of Teenage Engineering products in the UK and Republic of Ireland, effective from July 4th 2016.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:00AM
Summer NAMM to offer three days of high-end audio training

Summer NAMM to offer three days of high-end audio training

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This year’s Summer NAMM show will offer attendees three days of high-end audio training, with a core focus on studio recording.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 16th 2016 at 10:08AM
SVM to re-launch The Low Whistle Book

SVM to re-launch The Low Whistle Book

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Best-selling tutor method for the tradition Tenor D whistle The Low Whistle Book is to be re-launched by SVM Publications – the publishing arm of Soar Valley Music.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 16th 2016 at 8:57AM
The Piano Technology School offering Student of the Year prize

The Piano Technology School offering Student of the Year prize

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The Piano Technology School has teamed up with piano parts supplier HJ Flethcher and Newman to offer an annual Studen tof the Year prize.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 15th 2016 at 11:18AM
Apogee offering big savings on Waves plugins

Apogee offering big savings on Waves plugins

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As part of a special new promo, Apogee ONE for Mac/iPad, new ONE for Mac, Duet, Quartet and Ensemble audio interfaces now include access to offers on customers’ choice of ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 15th 2016 at 10:35AM
New Alvarez SHB models now shipping

New Alvarez SHB models now shipping

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Alvarez’s new Artist Series SHadowburst guitars are now shipping.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 15th 2016 at 10:24AM