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WATCH: New app designed to help players learn to play by ear

WATCH: New app designed to help players learn to play by ear

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A new app named Anytune has been launched to help musicians refine their skills and learn to play by ear.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 15th 2016 at 11:14AM
Top 10: This week's biggest stories

Top 10: This week's biggest stories

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Reaction to the new-look Musikmesse show dominates this week’s chart, as we round up the biggest headlines from the past seven days.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 15th 2016 at 10:05AM
Yamaha scoops four MIPA gongs at Musikmesse 2016

Yamaha scoops four MIPA gongs at Musikmesse 2016

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Last week’s Musikmesse saw Yamaha pick up four gongs at the 17th annual MIPA (Musikmesse International Press Awards) ceremony.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 14th 2016 at 3:15PM
MI EXPO: Registration now open

MI EXPO: Registration now open

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Registration for the inaugural MI Expo, in association with Musikmesse, is now open.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 14th 2016 at 11:55AM

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MUSIKMESSE 2016: UK market responds to new show model

MUSIKMESSE 2016: UK market responds to new show model

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When the new Musikmesse model was announced just over a year ago, the UK MI industry’s response was one of scepticism. Retailers, brands and suppliers alike questioned the show’s ability ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 14th 2016 at 10:53AM
Korg promo on Jupiter range

Korg promo on Jupiter range

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Korg UK is running a special promo across its range of Jupiter instruments for UK dealers.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 13th 2016 at 4:29PM
Musikmesse 2016 showstoppers: The products that caught our eye

Musikmesse 2016 showstoppers: The products that caught our eye

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As the dust begins to settle on Musikmesse and Prolight+Sound 2016, MI Pro rounds up some of the key product launches from the Frankfurt show. Here a just a few ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 13th 2016 at 2:37PM
New UK Drum Show announced for 2016

New UK Drum Show announced for 2016

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A brand new event for UK drummers and percussionists has been announced in the form of The Drum Show.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 13th 2016 at 11:58AM

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Relish Guitars backs UK launch with special dealer packs

Relish Guitars backs UK launch with special dealer packs

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Swiss guitar manufacturer, Relish Guitars, is readying its UK launch of innovative, design-led guitars with a variety of purchase packages for retailers offering up to 79 per cent ROI.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 13th 2016 at 11:35AM
New online music teacher training course announced

New online music teacher training course announced

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BecomeaMusicTeacher.com and education specialist, Andy Gleadhill, have launched a new music teacher training course aimed at musicians who want to become independent music teachers.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 13th 2016 at 10:47AM
MUSIKMESSE 2016: Visitor numbers up following introduction of 'new concept'

MUSIKMESSE 2016: Visitor numbers up following introduction of 'new concept'

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Visitor numbers for the 2016 Musikmesse and Prolight+Sound shows are up on last year’s outing, as almost 110,000 visitors from around 130 countries flocked to Frankfurt.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 13th 2016 at 10:22AM
WATCH: Orange launches 'How to Void Your Warranty' web series

WATCH: Orange launches 'How to Void Your Warranty' web series

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Orange has launched a new web series based on questions received on its YouTube channel entitled ‘How To Void Your Warranty’.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 12th 2016 at 8:49AM

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LAW HOLT: 'The music industry must cease to be dominated by white, male beneficiaries of internships'

LAW HOLT: 'The music industry must cease to be dominated by white, male beneficiaries of internships'

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With a new album in the offing, 2016 looks set to be a significant year for Edinburgh vocalist and songwriter Law Holt. An artist that refuses to be pigeonholed or ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 11th 2016 at 7:38PM
MUSIKMESSE 2016: First impressions of the 'new concept'

MUSIKMESSE 2016: First impressions of the 'new concept'

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This year’s Musikmesse represented something of a tightrope walk for its organisers. The first outing to feature the ambitious ‘new concept’, it essentially sought to deliver two shows in one. ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 11th 2016 at 12:41PM
Zoom parts ways with J. Rockett Audio Designs

Zoom parts ways with J. Rockett Audio Designs

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Zoom UK Distribution has parted company with J.Rockett Audio Designs and will no longer distribute its products in the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 11th 2016 at 11:26AM
Red Chilli Audio takes on Boulder Creek and Riptide

Red Chilli Audio takes on Boulder Creek and Riptide

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Red Chilli Audio has taken on exclusive distribution of Boulder Creek and Riptide for the UK and Ireland.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 11th 2016 at 11:02AM

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Brighton Music Conference reveals exhibitor line-up and Native Instruments programmes

Brighton Music Conference reveals exhibitor line-up and Native Instruments programmes

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The Brighton Music Conference has revealed its full exhibitor list and Native Instruments programmes.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 8th 2016 at 11:26AM
'Musicians will benefit from Britain staying in EU', says Musicians' Union

'Musicians will benefit from Britain staying in EU', says Musicians' Union

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The Musicians’ Union has spoken out in support of Britain remaining part of the European Union.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 8th 2016 at 7:09AM
Faith Venus Blood Moon guitars back in stock

Faith Venus Blood Moon guitars back in stock

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Faith Guitars has confirmed that its Venus Blood Moon model is now available in UK stores, following the initial sell out success when it landed in December 2015.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 8th 2016 at 6:37AM
MUSIKMESSE 2016: Doors open for Frankfurt show

MUSIKMESSE 2016: Doors open for Frankfurt show

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The annual Musikmesse event in Frankfurt is now underway, as the industry gathers for what is arguably the most crucial show in the event’s history.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 7th 2016 at 8:58AM
MUSIKMESSE 2016: Adam Hall hosting live performances at this year's show

MUSIKMESSE 2016: Adam Hall hosting live performances at this year's show

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This year, Adam Hall will be hosting live performances from its booth in Frankfurt, as it makes its first appearance in Hall 3.1.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 7th 2016 at 8:02AM
Fender enters development partnership with Universal Audio

Fender enters development partnership with Universal Audio

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Fender and Universal Audio have entered into a new development partnership that will allow UA to vastly expand its range of guitar processing plug-ins for the UAD Powered Plug-Ins and ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 7th 2016 at 5:32AM
INTERVIEW: Emily Dolan Davies

INTERVIEW: Emily Dolan Davies

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Since turning professional in 2008, North London drummer Emily Dolan Davies has become one of the UK’s most sought after session players, plying her trade with some of the biggest ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 6th 2016 at 11:06AM
Universal Audio now self-distributing in UK and Ireland

Universal Audio now self-distributing in UK and Ireland

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Universal Audio is now self-distributing its own products in the UK and Ireland, having previously been represented in these regions by Source Distribution.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 5th 2016 at 2:12PM
OPINION: Musikmesse 2016 is the most important outing in the show's history

OPINION: Musikmesse 2016 is the most important outing in the show's history

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MI Pro editor, Daniel Gumble, on why this year’s Musikmesse is the most important outing in the show’s history…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Apr 5th 2016 at 11:32AM