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British Amazon rival is working with sellers to offer 2.4m products a month after launch

British Amazon rival is working with sellers to offer 2.4m products a month after launch

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New online marketplace OnBuy has revealed that it has some 2.4 million products in its database ready to go online.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 12th 2016 at 10:55AM
EXCLUSIVE: Pianist Sunny Li talks about getting kids into classical music and THAT viral video

EXCLUSIVE: Pianist Sunny Li talks about getting kids into classical music and THAT viral video

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Sunny Li is a Chinese concert pianist based in London. She started learning the piano at the age of four, she had her first public performance in China at the ...

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 11th 2016 at 3:57PM
The best new jobs in the music industry: InMusic, Yamaha and more

The best new jobs in the music industry: InMusic, Yamaha and more

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Looking for a new job in the music industry? Check out the latest vacancies on the MI Pro jobs board.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 11th 2016 at 2:44PM
7 reasons why you should learn a musical instrument in 2017

7 reasons why you should learn a musical instrument in 2017

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Florian Plenge the CEO and co-founder of piano-learning platform Skoove, comments on why you should learn a musical instrument.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 11th 2016 at 12:21PM

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REVIEW: IK Multimedia's iRig HD 2

REVIEW: IK Multimedia's iRig HD 2

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Eagle-eyed readers might remember a review that MI Pro posted a couple of months back on IK Multimedia’s superb amp modelling software, AmpliTube 4.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 9th 2016 at 11:11AM
Top 10 biggest stories of the week

Top 10 biggest stories of the week

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Our biggest stories this week include TfL’s night tube-themed guitar and GfK’s stats about this year’s Black Friday.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 9th 2016 at 10:04AM
Warning issued after toy instrument sent to 45,000 families is found to be unsafe

Warning issued after toy instrument sent to 45,000 families is found to be unsafe

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A wooden egg shaker given as part of the Scottish Book Trust’s Bookbug Toddler Bag has been found to be unsafe for small children.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 8th 2016 at 3:59PM
King Crimson frontman Greg Lake has died aged 69

King Crimson frontman Greg Lake has died aged 69

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The bassist and frontman of both King Crimson and Emerson, Laker and Palmer has passed away after a long battle with cancer.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 8th 2016 at 3:10PM

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Tell us about your in-store events and get featured on MI Pro

Tell us about your in-store events and get featured on MI Pro

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Are you an MI retailer with any in-store events coming up?

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 8th 2016 at 2:40PM
Printone lets anyone create functional 3D printed wind instruments

Printone lets anyone create functional 3D printed wind instruments

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Autodesk and Dartmouth College have teamed up to develop a new interactive design tool called Printone, which lets users create 3D free-form musical wind instruments.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 8th 2016 at 12:29PM
What does Apple's 'Best of 2016' reveal about today's musical influences?

What does Apple's 'Best of 2016' reveal about today's musical influences?

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Apple Music and iTunes has revealed its ‘Best of 2016’ list, featuring the top selling and streamed albums and songs in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 8th 2016 at 10:39AM
WATCH: Musicians make guitar out of fully functioning shotgun

WATCH: Musicians make guitar out of fully functioning shotgun

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Musician Rev. Peyton and pickup designer Brian Fleming have created the most American instrument you could ever imagine – the Shotgun Guitar.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 7th 2016 at 4:09PM

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British Composer Awards 2016 winners revealed

British Composer Awards 2016 winners revealed

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Thirteen contemporary composers have been honoured with a coveted British Composer Award by the British Film Institute (BFI) in London this week.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 7th 2016 at 1:09PM
MP3s make music sound more depressing

MP3s make music sound more depressing

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New research looking into the effects low-quality compression formats have on music has found that they strengthen negative emotions and weaken positive ones.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 7th 2016 at 10:20AM
Casio donates Celviano Grand Hybrid piano to the BRIT School

Casio donates Celviano Grand Hybrid piano to the BRIT School

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Casio has donated a Celviano Grand Hybrid piano to help BRIT School students with their academic, vocational and artistic studies.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 6th 2016 at 3:02PM