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Top 10 stories of the week: Interactive UK music map, Fair Deal Music's 30th anniversary, Fender partners with 7digital

Top 10 stories of the week: Interactive UK music map, Fair Deal Music's 30th anniversary, Fender partners with 7digital

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The most popular story on MI Pro this week was TotallyMoney’s interactive map showing the top musicians from every inch of the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 29th 2017 at 10:19AM
Backstage Academy students celebrate graduation

Backstage Academy students celebrate graduation

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Eighty students from the Backstage Academy received their degrees this month, in what must be the most rock’n’roll graduation ceremony in the country.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 28th 2017 at 11:29AM
This interactive map shows the top musicians from every inch of the UK

This interactive map shows the top musicians from every inch of the UK

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A new interactive UK map has been created to show the massive involvement the country has had in the world music scene.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 28th 2017 at 10:35AM
Korg and Audix join London Drum Show 2017

Korg and Audix join London Drum Show 2017

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The London Drum Show has announced the addition of Korg and Audix to its list of MI distributors and manufacturers exhibiting and sponsoring this year’s show.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 27th 2017 at 12:51PM

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Scottish police on the hunt for bagpipe thief

Scottish police on the hunt for bagpipe thief

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Police in the Scottish village of Kyle of Lochalsh are on the hunt for a bagpipe thief.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 27th 2017 at 12:02PM
Barnes & Mullins 'Mudder Superiors' to raise money for Cancer Research UK

Barnes & Mullins 'Mudder Superiors' to raise money for Cancer Research UK

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Staff members from UK musical instrument distributor Barnes & Mullins will be taking part in the ‘Pretty Muddy’ 5k Race for Life charity event in October.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 27th 2017 at 10:34AM
Dating app CLiKD aims to help musicians find love

Dating app CLiKD aims to help musicians find love

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New London-based dating app CLiKD has launched a special feature to help musicians and music fans find their perfect partner.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 26th 2017 at 5:14PM
Fender joins forces with 7digital to bolster online and mobile product offerings

Fender joins forces with 7digital to bolster online and mobile product offerings

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Digital music solutions provider 7digital has announced that it has signed a deal with MI giant Fender.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 26th 2017 at 3:58PM

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WATCH: Scientist creates new guitar strings to improve your whammy bar technique

WATCH: Scientist creates new guitar strings to improve your whammy bar technique

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A scientist from the University of St Andrews has created a brand new set of strings with optimised sensitivity, meaning the D string is just as easy to bend as ...

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 26th 2017 at 3:24PM
First ACM Skunk Anansie scholarship awarded to Cyreez Lewis

First ACM Skunk Anansie scholarship awarded to Cyreez Lewis

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The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) has announced Cyreez Lewis as the first ever recipient of its exclusive Skunk Anansie Scholarship.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 26th 2017 at 11:28AM
This week is your last chance to win an LD Systems U500 wireless microphone

This week is your last chance to win an LD Systems U500 wireless microphone

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MI Pro has been running an exclusive Adam Hall Group competition throughout September, giving one lucky winner the chance to take home an LD Systems U500 wireless microphone.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 26th 2017 at 10:38AM
The Sherlocks join Shergold Guitars artist roster

The Sherlocks join Shergold Guitars artist roster

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Shergold Guitars has welcomed Kiaran Crook and Josh Davidson of British indie band The Sherlocks to its official artist roster.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 25th 2017 at 5:06PM

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Fair Deal Music to celebrate 30th anniversary with massive sale and Stereophonics drummer signing

Fair Deal Music to celebrate 30th anniversary with massive sale and Stereophonics drummer signing

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Birmingham’s Fair Deal Music will be celebrating an impressive 30 years in business at the end of the month.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 25th 2017 at 3:06PM
Uptake of arts subjects in UK schools last year was the 'lowest of the decade'

Uptake of arts subjects in UK schools last year was the 'lowest of the decade'

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The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has published a new report examining entries to arts subjects at Key Stage 4 over the past ten years.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 25th 2017 at 11:00AM
Flare Audio recognised as an 'outstanding organisation' by PM in Parliamentary Review

Flare Audio recognised as an 'outstanding organisation' by PM in Parliamentary Review

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The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has published its annual review, recognising Flare Audio as an “outstanding organisation”.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 25th 2017 at 10:06AM