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Barnes & Mullins and DR Strings offering free string fittings for one day only

Barnes & Mullins and DR Strings offering free string fittings for one day only

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DR Strings distributor Barnes & Mullins has launched a new event in which acoustic guitarists can get their guitar fitted with a brand new set of DR’s Veritas strings, free ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 9th 2016 at 3:34PM
First speakers announced for BIME 2016

First speakers announced for BIME 2016

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The first speakers for this year’s BIME Pro music and gaming conference have been revealed, as the annual event gears up for its fourth outing.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 9th 2016 at 10:33AM
British Drum Company and Velta join MI Expo line-up

British Drum Company and Velta join MI Expo line-up

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The British Drum Company and global freight management firm Velta are among the latest brands to commit to the MI Expo trade show, where they will be showcasing new products ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 8th 2016 at 2:50PM
Stuart Leader promoted to director role as Polar Audio growth continues

Stuart Leader promoted to director role as Polar Audio growth continues

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Polar Audio has promoted Stuart Leader to the newly created position of integrated solutions director, in what is the firm’s fourth personnel appointment in as many weeks.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 8th 2016 at 12:31PM

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Fender extends Rock Band video game partnership

Fender extends Rock Band video game partnership

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Fender has extended its partnership with gaming firm Harmonix, in an agreement that will see the brand’s instruments used in the Rock Brand video game series until 2027.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 7th 2016 at 3:50PM
BOUTIQUE BRANDS: Don't miss out on free year's MIA membership at MI Expo

BOUTIQUE BRANDS: Don't miss out on free year's MIA membership at MI Expo

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All boutique exhibitors at this year’s MI Expo will be entitled to free MIA membership for a whole year, so why not get involved?

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 7th 2016 at 11:37AM
Get involved with International Music Day 2016

Get involved with International Music Day 2016

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Tuesday, June 21st will see musicians, venues, promoters and anyone else that loves music come together to celebrate International Music Day.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 7th 2016 at 10:15AM
REVIEW: iZotope VocalSynth

REVIEW: iZotope VocalSynth

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iZotope’s new VocalSynth combines four classic vocal FX in one user-friendly plugin.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 6th 2016 at 10:41AM

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PMT to open new Nottingham store

PMT to open new Nottingham store

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MI Pro can exclusively reveal that MI retail giant PMT will open a brand new store in Nottingham later this year.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 6th 2016 at 9:46AM
Polar Audio hires Tim Riley

Polar Audio hires Tim Riley

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Polar Audio has appointed Tim Riley to the newly created position of brand development director.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 2:59PM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

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Our interview with Godin Guitars’ vice president of marketing, Simon Godin, tops our round up of the week’s biggest stories.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 9:51AM
CALLING ALL RETAILERS: 5 ways the 2016 MI Expo will benefit your business

CALLING ALL RETAILERS: 5 ways the 2016 MI Expo will benefit your business

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If you are an MI retailer and have not yet registered for this year’s MI Expo trade show, now would be a good time to do so. It’s FREE, after ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 7:15AM

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INTERVIEW: Catalan quartet Mourn on new album 'Ha, Ha, He', gear and sexism in music

INTERVIEW: Catalan quartet Mourn on new album 'Ha, Ha, He', gear and sexism in music

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Lead vocalist and guitarist from Barcelona alt rock outfit Mourn, Jazz Rodríguez Bueno, tells MI Pro editor Daniel Gumble about the making of their new album Ha, Ha, He, gender discrimination in ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 10:30AM
New Fusion Urban Series ukulele bags

New Fusion Urban Series ukulele bags

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Fusion has introduced a new range of ukulele gig bags dubbed the Urban Series.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 1st 2016 at 11:37AM
New StompLight products set for Summer NAMM launch

New StompLight products set for Summer NAMM launch

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Lighting FX pedal manufacturer StompLight will be showcasing a raft of new lines and deals at the upcoming Summer NAMM show in Nashville.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 1st 2016 at 11:13AM
JHS Event off; trade offers still available

JHS Event off; trade offers still available

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JHS has confirmed that its annual Event will not run this year, although retailers will still be able to take advantage of a range of traditional Event deals throughout the ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 1st 2016 at 10:30AM

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Orange grows European distribution network

Orange grows European distribution network

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Orange Amplification has increased its European reach with a new distribution agreement for Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 31st 2016 at 11:34AM
INTERVIEW: Simon Godin, Godin Guitars

INTERVIEW: Simon Godin, Godin Guitars

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Seagull Guitars has long been a valuable asset to its Canada-based parent company Godin Guitars. Respected for both its build quality and commitment to offering true value for money in ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 31st 2016 at 10:44AM
New JHS trade catalogue out now

New JHS trade catalogue out now

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The new JHS UK trade catalogue and price list is now available.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 31st 2016 at 9:50AM
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

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Billy Lunn’s column on what is means to break America tops today’s rundown of the week’s biggest stories on MI Pro.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 27th 2016 at 9:41AM
Orange welcomes new bass artists

Orange welcomes new bass artists

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Orange has added a number of new bassists to its artist line-up, including members of Deftones, Wolf Alice and Monolord.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 4:08PM
Sakae Drums adds new endorsees

Sakae Drums adds new endorsees

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Sakae Drums has added two new drummers to its artist roster in form of Richard Brook and Cristiano Castellitto.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 12:30PM
Kylie and The Voice keyboardist to lead Nord night next month

Kylie and The Voice keyboardist to lead Nord night next month

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Kylie, The Voice UK and Anastacia keyboardist, Steve Turner, will star in a special Nord evening next month at Birmingham’s South and City College.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 11:20AM
Bohemian Guitars seeking international distribution

Bohemian Guitars seeking international distribution

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US MI brand Bohemian Guitars is currently seeking international distribution partners, as it makes a concerted move into the global market with its new lines.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 26th 2016 at 10:15AM
LAURA B. WHITMORE: First steps to music industry gender equality

LAURA B. WHITMORE: First steps to music industry gender equality

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Our US columnist and WiMN (Women’s International Music Network) founder, Laura B. Whitmore, offers some valuable advice on what we can all do to help bring about gender equality ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on May 25th 2016 at 4:23PM