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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
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

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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
Top tips for keeping your guitar safe while travelling

Top tips for keeping your guitar safe while travelling

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Following on from our guide to travelling with a musical instrument, Nik from Pedal Rockstar delves deeper into how to perfectly pack your guitar while on the road and ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 3:51PM
Gaz Coombes, Colin Greenwood, Iain Harvie and more to attend opening of PMT's new Oxford store

Gaz Coombes, Colin Greenwood, Iain Harvie and more to attend opening of PMT's new Oxford store

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In December, PMT announced that it would be opening a full flagship store in the centre of Oxford in early 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 2:14PM
ISM Trust publishes detailed performance anxiety guide

ISM Trust publishes detailed performance anxiety guide

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Performance anxiety can have a devastating affect on musicians, and even the most professional performers can suffer with the psychological issue.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 11:26AM

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Could Brexit benefit music education in the UK?

Could Brexit benefit music education in the UK?

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Brexit may be the ‘trigger for progress’ for music and arts education in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 10:48AM
Tanglewood announces price freeze on Crossroads guitar series

Tanglewood announces price freeze on Crossroads guitar series

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Acoustic guitar brand Tanglewood has announced a total price freeze on its popular Crossroads guitar series.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 9th 2017 at 10:40AM
Overseas interest in UK retailers grew 23% in Q4 2016

Overseas interest in UK retailers grew 23% in Q4 2016

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The BRC and Google’s Online Retail Monitor for Q4 2016 reveals that UK retail is retaining strong brand appeal overseas.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 8th 2017 at 4:15PM
Royal Albert Hall uncovers extreme gender bias towards classical musical instruments

Royal Albert Hall uncovers extreme gender bias towards classical musical instruments

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A new study conducted by the Royal Albert Hall has revealed what classical instruments the public think are more associated with a particular gender.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 8th 2017 at 2:26PM

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BILLY LUNN: A Producer by Necessity (Part Four)

BILLY LUNN: A Producer by Necessity (Part Four)

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The Subways frontman and MI Pro columnist Billy Lunn concludes the story of how he became a ‘producer by necessity’ with this fourth and final instalment of the series, where ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 8th 2017 at 10:08AM
Musikmesse reveals first acts for new Beck's Wood & Brass Stage

Musikmesse reveals first acts for new Beck's Wood & Brass Stage

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Musikmesse 2017 will feature a new highlight for fans of modern and traditional woodwind and brass music in the shape of Beck’s Wood & Brass Stage.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 7th 2017 at 4:27PM
The Dirty Youth unveiled as Marshall Records' first signing

The Dirty Youth unveiled as Marshall Records' first signing

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Last year Marshall Amplification announced plans to launch its very own record label, now its first signing has been revealed.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 7th 2017 at 3:32PM