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Korg restructures sales and marketing team

Korg restructures sales and marketing team

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Korg UK has announced a major restructure of its sales and marketing teams.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 9th 2015 at 10:38AM
INTERVIEW: Spector chief Stuart Spector (video)

INTERVIEW: Spector chief Stuart Spector (video)

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Last month, MI Pro was granted exclusive access to Spector's Woodstock, New York-based HQ for a chat with company chief, Stuart Spector.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jan 9th 2015 at 10:33AM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Xvive XV5 dealy pedal

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Xvive XV5 dealy pedal

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Designed by US electronics specialist, Howard Davis, the Xvive range of micro-effects has enjoyed a great deal of success over the last few months, says the firm, providing optimised ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 9th 2015 at 10:26AM
RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Chord DL-50 delay pedal

RETAIL ESSENTIALS: Chord DL-50 delay pedal

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Chord, part of the AVSL Group, is well established within the pro udio, AV and MI markets. In recent years, the brand has branched out into a wide range of ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 8th 2015 at 5:28PM

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MI PIONEERS: Cliff Cooper

MI PIONEERS: Cliff Cooper

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In the first of a brand new series for 2015, we take a look back at the careers of some of the industry’s most innovative and influential figures, kicking off ...

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 8th 2015 at 10:30AM
Free comic with Beano Real Musical Stringed Instrument

Free comic with Beano Real Musical Stringed Instrument

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Beano musical instruments distributors John Hornby Skewes has teamed up with comic publishers DC Thompson to provide a free Dennis the Menace and Gnasher comic download.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 8th 2015 at 10:25AM
Rotosound issues new bass strings packaging and colour coding

Rotosound issues new bass strings packaging and colour coding

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Rotosound bass strings are now available in new airtight packing, colour coded ball ends and new artwork.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 8th 2015 at 10:00AM
MI PIONEERS: A look at Orange's classic Overdrive amp (video)

MI PIONEERS: A look at Orange's classic Overdrive amp (video)

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As part of our MI Pioneers focus on Orange CEO Cliff Cooper, this week we are taking a look back at some of Orange's most iconic products.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 7th 2015 at 4:21PM

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Media Edge Network open for buisness

Media Edge Network open for buisness

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International strategic communications agency, Media Edge Network has announced the launch of its business, specialising in MI, Pro Light, and Sound business.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 7th 2015 at 2:38PM
Drum Workshop acquires Fender percussion brands

Drum Workshop acquires Fender percussion brands

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Drum Workshop has inked an asset sale agreement with Fender Musical Instruments to purchase its owned and licensed percussion brands, including Latin Percussion, Toca Percussion, Gretsch Drums, Gibraltar Hardware and ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 6th 2015 at 10:03PM
BIRKETTS: The Internet, the supply chain and competition law

BIRKETTS: The Internet, the supply chain and competition law

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The first in a new series of monthly columns, our legal expert discusses the thorny issue of competition law…

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 6th 2015 at 3:10PM
NAMM 2015: Glenn Hughes to appear at Orange Booth

NAMM 2015: Glenn Hughes to appear at Orange Booth

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Bass player Glenn Hughes will be appearing exclusively on the Orange Amplification booth at the 2015 Winter NAMM on 24th January at 2 pm.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 6th 2015 at 2:29PM

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IMG release new PAK-DMP Active PA speakers

IMG release new PAK-DMP Active PA speakers

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IMG Stage Line has released a new range of Active PA speakers the PAK-DMP.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 6th 2015 at 12:48PM
INTERVIEW: WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore

INTERVIEW: WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore

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The market has long been a male-dominated arena, with a woefully low number of females working in the industry. Daniel Gumble caught up with Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) founder ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 6th 2015 at 10:58AM
JHS reduces carriage paid minimum order value

JHS reduces carriage paid minimum order value

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As of 1st January John Hornby Skewes has reduced its carriage paid minimum order for all assignments to United Kingdom destinations from £425 to £295(net invoice value).

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 5th 2015 at 4:02PM
Fender brings Learn To Play to the Southbank Centre

Fender brings Learn To Play to the Southbank Centre

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The Fender Learn To Play Day 2015 will be held in the Weston Roof Pavilion at London’s Royal Festival hall on 21st March from 10 am to 5 pm.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 5th 2015 at 2:53PM

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Sound Technology to distribute Ashton in the UK and Ireland

Sound Technology to distribute Ashton in the UK and Ireland

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Sound Technology has announced that it will be distributing Ashton products in the UK and Ireland, with stock due to arrive in early February.

Rhys Troake
by Rhys Troake
on Jan 5th 2015 at 11:58AM
COMMENT: Making a living

COMMENT: Making a living

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Last month, GuitarGuitar set a new precedent for the market by becoming the first MI retailer in the UK to adopt the Living Wage scheme – a government-backed initiative that ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 5th 2015 at 11:27AM
MI Pro January digital edition now available

MI Pro January digital edition now available

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The January 2015 issue of MI Pro is now availble to read online or download as a PDF.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jan 5th 2015 at 11:18AM
VIDEO: Behind the scenes at the Spector workshop

VIDEO: Behind the scenes at the Spector workshop

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Last month, MI Pro was lucky enough to be granted a special tour of Spector’s Woodstock, New York workshop.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jan 5th 2015 at 8:43AM
TOP 10 STORIES OF 2014: Part two

TOP 10 STORIES OF 2014: Part two

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Yesterday, MI Pro rounded up numbers 10-6 in our end of year round up of 2014’s biggest headlines. Now, we unveil the top five…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 30th 2014 at 11:07AM
TOP 10 STORIES OF 2014: Part one

TOP 10 STORIES OF 2014: Part one

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With the new year almost upon us, MI Pro counts down the ten stories that shook the world of MI throughout 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 29th 2014 at 10:49AM
MI PRO RECOMMENDED: The best of 2014

MI PRO RECOMMENDED: The best of 2014

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For the first time ever, MI Pro has compiled a complete rundown of 2014’s Recommended features, including products from a cross section of sectors and musical styles.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 29th 2014 at 9:39AM
MI PRO READER SURVEY: Tell us what you'd like to see more of in 2015

MI PRO READER SURVEY: Tell us what you'd like to see more of in 2015

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By completing our survey, you the readers can tell us what you think of our current online offering and how we can improve with the most relevant content.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 29th 2014 at 9:30AM
Korg to provide backline for artists as part of new Spinnup project

Korg to provide backline for artists as part of new Spinnup project

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Korg has teamed up with Island Records on a new project called Spinnup, aimed at finding new artists and kitting them out with gear from Korg’s line-up of distributed brands.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 11:15AM