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FEATURE: 50 years of Andertons

FEATURE: 50 years of Andertons

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This year sees Andertons Music celebrate its 50th anniversary, as one of the UK’s most successful MI retailers...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:39AM
Major restructuring for Peavey's UK and European operation

Major restructuring for Peavey's UK and European operation

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Peavey is to undergo a major restructuring in the UK, with its warehousing facility likely to close and other functions under review.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 11th 2014 at 9:46AM
Selectron snaps up Guild and Cordoba distribution

Selectron snaps up Guild and Cordoba distribution

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Selectron has become the new UK distributor of Guild in the UK, following Fender's sale of the brand to Cordoba.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 11th 2014 at 9:42AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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This week’s list is topped by news that Yamaha has introduced a price drop of more than six per cent on its MI and classic division products.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 8th 2014 at 10:15AM

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New look MOR Music expands

New look MOR Music expands

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York store MOR Music has expanded into new premises and added new studios and teaching space.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 7th 2014 at 3:18PM
Former Playmusic man creates music review channel

Former Playmusic man creates music review channel

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Former Playmusic founder Chris Underwood is launching a brand new YouTube channel called The Musician's Review Channel.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 7th 2014 at 11:13AM
Alfred issues new guitar and ukulele string ranges

Alfred issues new guitar and ukulele string ranges

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Alfred has announced new string lines for electric and acoustic guitars and ukuleles.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 7th 2014 at 10:37AM
RECOMMENDED: Ozark 3515BTE 'Biscuit' resonator

RECOMMENDED: Ozark 3515BTE 'Biscuit' resonator

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Designed to a high standard, Ozark resonators are ideally suited to blues, rock, country or any combination of these styles. Optimised projection and authentic tone are at the heart of ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 7th 2014 at 9:24AM

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RECOMMENDED: James Neligan Deveron DEV-PFI

RECOMMENDED: James Neligan Deveron DEV-PFI

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With the folk-indie genre now more popular than ever, parlour guitars have found their way to a new audience of late. Designed to deliver optimal projection and a varied tonal ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 7th 2014 at 9:14AM
RECOMMENDED: Vintage Viator travel guitar

RECOMMENDED: Vintage Viator travel guitar

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Inspired by some of the most esoteric acoustic guitars of yesteryear, the Vintage Viator Travel Guitar (VTR800PB) is the latest addition to the Vintage Paul Brett signature range.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 7th 2014 at 9:03AM
RECOMMENDED: Yamaha L Series LJ6 ARE

RECOMMENDED: Yamaha L Series LJ6 ARE

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Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the new 2014 Yamaha L-Series is built to offer a combination of traditional and modern - a warm tone that fits into a solo performance or ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 7th 2014 at 8:34AM
MIA Awards date set

MIA Awards date set

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The MIA has announced full details of this year's industry awards, which will once again be held at the Park Plaza Riverbank.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 6th 2014 at 10:22AM

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RECOMMENDED: Faith Signature Mars FSG-R-BOG

RECOMMENDED: Faith Signature Mars FSG-R-BOG

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Although based in the UK, Faith Guitars’ workshops are based in West Java, Indonesia – an area renowned for its woodworking expertise. So confident is the firm in its workshop’s ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 6th 2014 at 10:22AM
RECOMMENDED: Woodstock 41

RECOMMENDED: Woodstock 41" full-size dreadnought

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The Woodstock 41” full size Dreadnought acoustic guitar has ben designed from the ground up to deliver high levels of performance at a competitive price point. 

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 6th 2014 at 10:19AM
RECOMMENDED: Tanglewood TPE SFCE AS

RECOMMENDED: Tanglewood TPE SFCE AS

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Tanglewood recently announced the launch of its Premier SE Series, designed in conjunction with master luthier Michael Sanden. The range incorporates new construction features aimed at strengthening the neck joints, ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 6th 2014 at 10:00AM
RECOMMENDED: Aria 500 Series OM

RECOMMENDED: Aria 500 Series OM

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Aria recently introduced its all-solid wood 500 Series range of acoustic guitars. Constructed from high quality tonewoods and featuring four models within OM and Dreadnought body sizes, the new range ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 6th 2014 at 9:57AM

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RECOMMENDED: Rotosound Swing Bass RS66

RECOMMENDED: Rotosound Swing Bass RS66

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Developed at the Request of The Who’s John Entwistle 50 years ago, Rotosound’s RS66LD bass strings have been played by a plethora of high profile names from the bass playing ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 5th 2014 at 10:41AM
RECOMMENDED: Ernie Ball Regular Slinky

RECOMMENDED: Ernie Ball Regular Slinky

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Launched in 1962, Ernie Ball Regular Slinkys are the world’s best-selling string set and are regularly used by the likes of Eric Clapton, John Mayer, Slash, Jimmy Page, Steve Vai ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 5th 2014 at 10:38AM
RECOMMENDED: Elixir HD Light Strings

RECOMMENDED: Elixir HD Light Strings

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Elixir’s HD Light strings have been engineered to provide a new voice in Phosphor Bronze and add to its range of Acoustic Phosphor Bronze strings with Nanoweb coating.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 5th 2014 at 10:31AM
RECOMMENDED: D'Addario NYXL

RECOMMENDED: D'Addario NYXL

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D’Addario’s new range of NYXL electric guitar strings has been re-engineered from the ball-end up to offer never before seen levels of stability. Stronger than any of its predecessors, torture ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 5th 2014 at 10:25AM
ABRSM and Music Mark roadshows planned

ABRSM and Music Mark roadshows planned

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ABRSM is teaming up with Music Mark to bring a series of roadshow events to music teachers across the UK.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 5th 2014 at 9:37AM
Steinway eyes 20 per cent growth for 2014

Steinway eyes 20 per cent growth for 2014

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Having made significant inroads into the Asian market over the past decade, piano giant Steinway is expecting growth of up to 20 per cent for 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:30AM
MI Pro August digital issue now available

MI Pro August digital issue now available

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

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 4th 2014 at 9:30AM
Yamaha drops prices

Yamaha drops prices

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Yamaha has introduced a price drop of more than six per cent on its MI and classic division products.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 4th 2014 at 9:07AM
Pioneer DJ offering cashback trade-in on selected lines

Pioneer DJ offering cashback trade-in on selected lines

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To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Pioneer DJ has launched a pan-European trade-in offer.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 4th 2014 at 8:56AM