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Ton Groen named MD of newly created CODA Audio Deutchland

Ton Groen named MD of newly created CODA Audio Deutchland

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CODA Audio has announced the appointment of Ton Groen as the managing director of its newly created CODA Audio Deutschland GmbH.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 3rd 2017 at 10:21AM
Ikutaro Kakehashi: Roland founder and 'godfather of MIDI' dies aged 87

Ikutaro Kakehashi: Roland founder and 'godfather of MIDI' dies aged 87

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Japanese music pioneer and Roland founder Ikutaro Kakehashi has died at the age of 87.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 2nd 2017 at 4:52PM
JHS announces Pro Audio appointment and exclusive distribution of P. Mauriat

JHS announces Pro Audio appointment and exclusive distribution of P. Mauriat

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JHS has appointed Matt Flavell as its new Pro-Audio Area Sales Manager for Southern UK and Ireland.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 2nd 2017 at 4:17PM
Musikmesse 2017: Elixir to promote new Optiweb coated strings with test stations and performers

Musikmesse 2017: Elixir to promote new Optiweb coated strings with test stations and performers

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Elixir Strings will have a big presence in the electric hall at this year’s Musikmesse to promote its new Optiweb coated electric guitar strings.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 2nd 2017 at 3:16PM

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Trump attempts to ban actual whistles after confusion about what 'whistleblowing' means

Trump attempts to ban actual whistles after confusion about what 'whistleblowing' means

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After claiming on Twitter back in February that “leaking has been a big problem in Washington for years”, Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, has decided to ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 1st 2017 at 12:01AM
Global guitar market to grow to $4.14bn thanks to acoustic models and YouTube

Global guitar market to grow to $4.14bn thanks to acoustic models and YouTube

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The increased availability of free web-based tutorials, the rising number of independent musicians across the globe, and the growing sales of acoustic guitars will all be major factors fuelling the ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 31st 2017 at 12:10PM
Top 10 stories of the week: Warwick's patent win, Furch's new guitar neck design, The benefits of bespoke

Top 10 stories of the week: Warwick's patent win, Furch's new guitar neck design, The benefits of bespoke

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The biggest story on MI Pro this week was Warwick Music Group’s legal win over a patent invalidation in China.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 31st 2017 at 11:13AM
Casio celebrates Grand Hybrid Piano award win with up to £500 worth of gifts for new customers

Casio celebrates Grand Hybrid Piano award win with up to £500 worth of gifts for new customers

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Casio are hailing winning yet another award for their unique Grand Hybrid digital pianos by offering customers up to £500 worth of free products (from its timepiece division) via a ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 31st 2017 at 9:54AM

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Top 5 global guitar vendors for 2017-2021

Top 5 global guitar vendors for 2017-2021

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New research from Technavio has revealed the top five leading vendors in the global guitar market for the next five years.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 30th 2017 at 4:04PM
Shure teams up with producer Marten Berger to record street musicians throughout Europe

Shure teams up with producer Marten Berger to record street musicians throughout Europe

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Microphone manufacturer Shure has teamed up with German record producer Marten Berger, whose next project is to tour Europe in a mobile recording studio, capturing performances by street musicians.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 30th 2017 at 2:36PM
BRC outlines how important EU workers are to British retail

BRC outlines how important EU workers are to British retail

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Following the Prime Minister’s triggering of Article 50, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has commented on why it is important that the UK’s post-Brexit labour and immigration policy is fair ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:19AM
JHS names Linda Drumm as new Chairman

JHS names Linda Drumm as new Chairman

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The Board of John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd. (JHS) has announced Linda Drumm as its new chairman.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 29th 2017 at 4:52PM

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Furch Guitars introduces 'revolutionary' new neck design after four years of research

Furch Guitars introduces 'revolutionary' new neck design after four years of research

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Furch Guitars has announced the completion of four years of research and development of a new design that it believes will revolutionise guitar neck construction.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 29th 2017 at 3:40PM
ABRSM on the lookout for music teachers to take part in feedback panel

ABRSM on the lookout for music teachers to take part in feedback panel

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ABRSM has launched a recruitment drive for ‘Teacher Voices’, its new customer feedback panel.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 29th 2017 at 2:30PM
ISM on Brexit: 'The relationship between a post-exit UK and the European Single Market is a source of considerable concern'

ISM on Brexit: 'The relationship between a post-exit UK and the European Single Market is a source of considerable concern'

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In its first column for MI Pro, The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) discusses what aspects of musicians' working lives could be affected by today’s triggering of Article 50, and ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 29th 2017 at 10:43AM