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Wharfedale Pro appoints Rob Kerr as new pro audio sales manager

Wharfedale Pro appoints Rob Kerr as new pro audio sales manager

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Wharfedale Pro has named Rob Kerr as its new pro audio sales manager.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2015 at 4:02PM
VIDEO: Win a record deal with Focusrite

VIDEO: Win a record deal with Focusrite

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Focusrite has teamed up with Caroline Records of Universal Music Group to offer budding artists the chance to win a record deal as part of a new competition.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2015 at 3:59PM
Chris Fearn joins Adam Hall as new key account manager

Chris Fearn joins Adam Hall as new key account manager

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Adam Hall has announced Chris Fearn as its new key account manager for the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2015 at 2:41PM
C.F. Martin receives new patent for guitar neck joint router system

C.F. Martin receives new patent for guitar neck joint router system

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C.F. Marin & Co. has announced that it has received a new patent for its guitar neck joint router system.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 10th 2015 at 10:54AM

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Sheehan's Music confirms Learn to Play Day workshop

Sheehan's Music confirms Learn to Play Day workshop

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Percussionist, Julie Wright, has teamed up with Sheehan’s Music to deliver a free workshop as part of this year’s National Learn to Play Day.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2015 at 10:27AM
New website for Ivor Mairants Musicentre

New website for Ivor Mairants Musicentre

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Ivor Mairants Musicentre, one of the West End’s longest serving guitar shops, has unveiled a brand new multiplatform website designed for use on mobile, tablet and PC.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 10th 2015 at 9:33AM
Orange announces new sales team appointments

Orange announces new sales team appointments

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Orange Amplification has promoted James Deacon to European sales manager and named Marcus Mills as its UK sales executive.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 9th 2015 at 12:03PM
Hamstead Soundworks repair and servicing department

Hamstead Soundworks repair and servicing department

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Hamstead Soundworks has announced the launch of its new amplifier and servicing department.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 9th 2015 at 11:29AM

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Red Dog Music recognised with Chamber of Commerce Business Award

Red Dog Music recognised with Chamber of Commerce Business Award

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Edinburgh-based independent retailer Red Dog Music recently picked up the award for Best Performing Business (11-50 employees) by the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 9th 2015 at 11:00AM
Music Education Expo Q&A sessions

Music Education Expo Q&A sessions

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The Music Education Expo will host a Q&A session with schools minister, Nick Gibb MP, and shadow schools minister, Kevin Brennan MP, on Thursday 12th March.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 9th 2015 at 10:44AM
Cheltenham Piano Centre set to close

Cheltenham Piano Centre set to close

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The Cheltenham Piano Centre, also known as Musical Instruments Cheltenham, is set to close on Saturday 28th March 2015.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 9th 2015 at 9:42AM
UPDATE: PMT Newcastle - Simon Gilson tells us about the new store

UPDATE: PMT Newcastle - Simon Gilson tells us about the new store

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PMT has revealed that it is set to open a new store in Newcastle's Dean Street, having taken over the premises previously owned by Sounds Live.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 9th 2015 at 8:31AM

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MU joins London Venues Task Force

MU joins London Venues Task Force

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Boris Johnson has announced the creation of the London Music Venue Task Force, which is to look at steps the city can take to protect and secure its network of ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 6th 2015 at 10:47AM
TOP 10: This week's most read stories

TOP 10: This week's most read stories

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As another week comes to an end, we take a look at the most read stories of the past seven days.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 6th 2015 at 9:54AM
INTERVIEW: Jim Destafney, owner, Blues Angel Music

INTERVIEW: Jim Destafney, owner, Blues Angel Music

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Jim Destafney, owner of US retailer Blues Angel Music, tells the MI Report about the challenges of the MI industry and how the business has continued to attract new customers… ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 5th 2015 at 2:40PM
Frank Music set to close

Frank Music set to close

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New York City’s last classical sheet music store, Frank Music Company, is set to close its doors, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 5th 2015 at 11:35AM

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D'Addario and Octopus Ukulele back 'Ukuleles for Ukraine' campaign

D'Addario and Octopus Ukulele back 'Ukuleles for Ukraine' campaign

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D’Addario and Octopus Ukuleles have given their support to ‘Ukuleles for Ukraine’, a project aimed at providing music and aid for Ukrainian orphans.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:58AM
Yamaha Music London announces in-store events programme

Yamaha Music London announces in-store events programme

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The newly refurbished Yamaha Music London store has announced it will be getting behind this year's National Learn to Play Day, along with many other in-store events.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 5th 2015 at 9:34AM
Nu Desine launches crowdfunding campaign for AlphaSphere ME

Nu Desine launches crowdfunding campaign for AlphaSphere ME

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Music tech start-up Nu Desine has launched a new crowdfunding campaign for its innovative AlphaSphere ME instrument.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 4th 2015 at 1:04PM
COLIN REES: Human nature

COLIN REES: Human nature

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Colin Rees is a veteran sales trainer and business consultant with many decades’ worth of expertise in the bicycle retail sector.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:56AM
INTERVIEW: Owen Lloyd, Longfellow

INTERVIEW: Owen Lloyd, Longfellow

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South London indie five-piece, Longfellow, have come a long way since their first gig in 2013. Not only have they released an acclaimed debut album and a clutch of singles, ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:49AM
COMMENT: A lot to learn

COMMENT: A lot to learn

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Saturday, March 21st sees the return of National Learn to Play Day, which, now in its fourth year, looks set to be its biggest outing to date.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:27AM
New Protection Racket artists

New Protection Racket artists

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Protection Racket has announced the signing of new artists now using its soft drum cases.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:08AM
JHS welcomes Minister for Business, Enterprise and Energy

JHS welcomes Minister for Business, Enterprise and Energy

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JHS recently welcomed the Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Energy, to its HQ in Garforth Leeds.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 11:29AM
MI Pro March digital edition now available

MI Pro March digital edition now available

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The March edition of MI Pro is now available to read online or download as a PDF.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 11:21AM