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Check out the new look MI Pro  - OUT TODAY

Check out the new look MI Pro - OUT TODAY

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Keep your eyes peeled for this month’s new look MI Pro, complete with a host of new features and a variety of dedicated sections to cover all areas of ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 27th 2014 at 10:31AM
Avid taken off NASDAQ

Avid taken off NASDAQ

NEWS

Avid has been delisted from the NASDAQ stock market.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Feb 27th 2014 at 10:15AM
App of the Day: Thereminator

App of the Day: Thereminator

NEWS

Yonac’s Thereminator app turns your iOS device into a fully functioning theremin.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 27th 2014 at 10:05AM
MUSIKMESSE 2014: Orange reveals limited edition white amps

MUSIKMESSE 2014: Orange reveals limited edition white amps

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Orange has announced limited edition white finish versions of its Rockverb heads and combos and Thunderverb 200 and 50 heads.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 26th 2014 at 9:58AM

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App of the Day: Animoog

App of the Day: Animoog

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Moog Music’s Animoog is the firm’s first professional polyphonic synthesizer designed exclusively for iPad.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 26th 2014 at 9:28AM
pBones bringing brass music to students

pBones bringing brass music to students

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A growing audience of school children are being introduced to the world of brass music through pBones.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 25th 2014 at 4:08PM
MIRC 2014: New Showcase expo area launched

MIRC 2014: New Showcase expo area launched

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This year’s MIRC will see the addition of a new cost-effective expo package.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Feb 25th 2014 at 3:45PM
MIRC 2014: Online expert returns

MIRC 2014: Online expert returns

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Pete McCormack will be giving an extended presentation at this year's MIRC conference, demonstrating how social media can be an effective marketing device.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Feb 25th 2014 at 11:51AM

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Audio-Technica welcomes new DJ product specialist

Audio-Technica welcomes new DJ product specialist

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Audio-Technica has appointed Alex Jann to the position of DJ product and training specialist.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 25th 2014 at 11:30AM
National Learn to Play Day: Over 100 shops confirmed

National Learn to Play Day: Over 100 shops confirmed

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More than 100 shops across the UK have signed up for this year’s National Learn to Play Day.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 25th 2014 at 10:55AM
Hodgson leaves Yamaha

Hodgson leaves Yamaha

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Yamaha's long-standing director of its Pro Music division, Ricci Hodgson, has made a surprise exit from the company.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Feb 25th 2014 at 9:42AM
App of the Day: Ultimate Guitar Tabs

App of the Day: Ultimate Guitar Tabs

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Ultimate Guitar Tabs brings the world’s largest catalogue of guitars and ukulele chords together in an easy-to-use app.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 25th 2014 at 9:30AM

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US: Rare synths added to Moog archive

US: Rare synths added to Moog archive

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The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) has added a number of rare synthesisers to its Asheville, NC-based archives.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 24th 2014 at 11:11AM
CRAIG BLUNDELL: Don't forget the basics

CRAIG BLUNDELL: Don't forget the basics

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Drum specialist, Craig Blundell, discusses the importance of rudiments...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 24th 2014 at 10:20AM
App of the Day: ClassiCal Music Calendar

App of the Day: ClassiCal Music Calendar

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Recently updated for iOS 7, the ClassiCal Music Calendar app provides access to an extensive catalogue of classical music.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 24th 2014 at 10:02AM
STOCK ANSWERS: Magma's new line of DJ bags and cases

STOCK ANSWERS: Magma's new line of DJ bags and cases

NEWS

Magma’s new line of DJ equpiment bags and cases is this month’s focus…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 24th 2014 at 9:31AM

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INDUSTRY Q&A: Graham Esson, Peerless Guitars

INDUSTRY Q&A: Graham Esson, Peerless Guitars

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This month's Industry Q&A sees Graham Esson, owner of Peerless Guitars, talk us through his introduction to music, his favourite albums and his ultimate live line-up...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 21st 2014 at 11:10AM
Albert Lee celebrates 70th birthday with Yamaha

Albert Lee celebrates 70th birthday with Yamaha

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Yamaha is to provide instruments and PA for two special 70th birthday performances from country-rock guitarist Albert Lee.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 21st 2014 at 10:58AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

NEWS

Our very own retail advisory board’s ruminations on the pros and cons of minimum advertised pricing for the UK has made the number one spot on this week’s rundown.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 21st 2014 at 10:10AM
App of the Day: Korg Gadget

App of the Day: Korg Gadget

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Korg’s Gadget app offers a selection of 15 different synthesisers and drum machines, which users can combine to produce their own music via their iPad.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 20th 2014 at 5:10PM
JHS announces new Dunlop releases

JHS announces new Dunlop releases

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A host of new accessory lines have been added to the Jim Dunlop guitar products range, its distributor, JHS, has announced.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 20th 2014 at 9:56AM
Line 6 launch vindicates Yamaha deal

Line 6 launch vindicates Yamaha deal

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Yamaha’s recent purchase of Line 6 was given added vindication with the launch of the firm’s new Amplifi technology, one of the more eyecatching launches at this year’s NAMM.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 20th 2014 at 9:36AM
INTERVIEW: Justin Wagstaff, The Sound Post

INTERVIEW: Justin Wagstaff, The Sound Post

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Classical specialist The Sound Post is celebrating both a 20th anniversary and a fifth best supplier triumph in the MIA Awards. It has launched its own brand of violins, which ...

Gary Cooper
by Gary Cooper
on Feb 20th 2014 at 9:16AM
App of the Day: Jug Band

App of the Day: Jug Band

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The iOS Jug Band app is designed accurately replicate the sounds of four musical instruments commonly found in jug bands – washboard, spoons kazoo and jug.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 19th 2014 at 11:25AM
MARKET PROFILE: Merch and margin makers

MARKET PROFILE: Merch and margin makers

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The world of merchandise and additional margin makers is one that has yet to be fully exploited by many traditional MI retailers. For a glimpse into this potentially lucrative market, ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 19th 2014 at 10:25AM