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Chic's Nile Rodgers talks guitar techniques at BIMM masterclass

Chic's Nile Rodgers talks guitar techniques at BIMM masterclass

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Last week, Nile Rodgers delivered an enlightening and educational masterclass to BIMM London’s students and tutors.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 15th 2017 at 10:50AM
BRC launches Retail 2020 Dashboard to monitor how the retail workplace landscape is changing

BRC launches Retail 2020 Dashboard to monitor how the retail workplace landscape is changing

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has announced the launch of its new Retail 2020 Dashboard, which will monitor how the retail workforce landscape is changing by tracking four key metrics ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 14th 2017 at 4:13PM
WATCH: This is what a pipe organ made entirely out of paper sounds like

WATCH: This is what a pipe organ made entirely out of paper sounds like

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YouTuber Aliaksei Zholner has created numerous videos displaying impressive “working paper models’.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 14th 2017 at 2:37PM
John Mayer and Magic Eight Ball's Baz Francis choose Tokai

John Mayer and Magic Eight Ball's Baz Francis choose Tokai

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Tokai Guitars has been given a boost recently with artist such as John Mayer and Baz Francis choosing their guitars as their instrument of choice.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 14th 2017 at 12:32PM

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8 perfect guitars for Valentine's Day

8 perfect guitars for Valentine's Day

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If you’re planning to do something special for Valentine’s Day, why not try something a little different this year?

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 14th 2017 at 11:13AM
£1m fund to encourage children to become musicians announced by Welsh Gov

£1m fund to encourage children to become musicians announced by Welsh Gov

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The Welsh Government has unveiled The National Endowment for Music – a £1 million fund to be used to encourage school children to become musicians.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 4:21PM
Global GPS tracking initiative launches to help recover stolen musical instruments

Global GPS tracking initiative launches to help recover stolen musical instruments

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French company Anipo is calling for musicians to fit their instruments and accessories with trackable GPS chips to help crack down on stolen instruments.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 3:33PM
UK Gov outlines plans to help protect live music venues

UK Gov outlines plans to help protect live music venues

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The UK Government has released a new whitepaper focusing on how to fix ‘our broken housing market’. Within the report, the publication proposes that planning policies should take more notice ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 11:25AM

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Sound Connections receives funding to continue offering music education to young people in London

Sound Connections receives funding to continue offering music education to young people in London

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Music charity Sound Connections has received a £60k grant to fund its work giving young people opportunities to make music across London.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 10:36AM
SCV named Distributor of the Year EMEA by Audix

SCV named Distributor of the Year EMEA by Audix

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SCV Distribution has announced that for the third year running, it has been awarded the title of Distributor of The Year for Europe, the Middle East and Africa by Audix ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 9:55AM
Musikmesse continues Insider programme for international retailers at this year's show

Musikmesse continues Insider programme for international retailers at this year's show

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Once again in 2017, Messe Frankfurt is inviting qualified musical-instrument retailers to register for the Musikmesse Insider customer programme.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 12th 2017 at 4:23PM
ICMP holds special Masterclass And Songwriters' Circle events as part of LGBT History Month

ICMP holds special Masterclass And Songwriters' Circle events as part of LGBT History Month

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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) recently hosted two special events as part of LGBT History Month this February, focused on the promotion of LGBT artists.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 12th 2017 at 3:31PM

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Former Orange Amps MD Damon Waller joins Eminence

Former Orange Amps MD Damon Waller joins Eminence

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Loudspeaker supplier Eminence has announced the appointment of industry veteran Damon Waller as its new European sales manager.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 10th 2017 at 11:23AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Anti-Trump radio hack, violence against retail staff, ultimate guide for travelling musicians

Top 10 stories of the week: Anti-Trump radio hack, violence against retail staff, ultimate guide for travelling musicians

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The biggest stories on MI Pro this week include the news that hackers took over a number of US radio stations to play an anti-Trump song, and a recent report ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 10th 2017 at 10:14AM
Coldplay, Manics, Mumford & Sons, Franz Ferdinand and more donate memorabilia to auction for Delays frontman

Coldplay, Manics, Mumford & Sons, Franz Ferdinand and more donate memorabilia to auction for Delays frontman

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An auction packed full of music memorabilia from some of the UK’s biggest rock acts has been set up to raise money for Delays frontman Greg Gilbert.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 4:26PM