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MIRC 2014 in pictures

MIRC 2014 in pictures

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Check out the highlights from this year’s MIRC with our Facebook photo gallery.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 9:32AM
MIRC 2014: See the highlights, hear what dealers thought

MIRC 2014: See the highlights, hear what dealers thought

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Should you have missed this year's MIRC and want to get a flavour of it or want to hear what dealers and exhibitors thought, check out the video below.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jun 20th 2014 at 10:52AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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This week’s top ten is unsurprisingly dominated by news from MIRC 2014, which exhibitors have been describing as its best outing to date.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 20th 2014 at 10:15AM
MIRC 2014: Dealers delighted with streamlined conference and expo

MIRC 2014: Dealers delighted with streamlined conference and expo

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Dealers at MIRC 2014 have applauded yesterday’s streamlined morning conference and the addition of new exhibitors to the afternoon expo.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 19th 2014 at 2:37PM

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"Learning an instrument can help stroke recovery," says study

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Learning a musical instrument can help speed up recovery in stroke vicitims, according to new research from London’s Goldsmiths University.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 19th 2014 at 9:49AM
MIRC 2014:

MIRC 2014: "Best show yet," say exhibitors

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Exhibitors at MIRC 2014 have described the event as its best outing to date.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 18th 2014 at 6:42PM
JAMES RHODES:

JAMES RHODES: "Music education in this country has been decimated"

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Classical pianist and TV presenter, James Rhodes, took to the stage this morning at MIRC 2014 to issue an impassioned plea to MI brands to help improve music education in ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 18th 2014 at 2:28PM
MIRC 2014: Doors open for annual conference and expo

MIRC 2014: Doors open for annual conference and expo

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Today sees Northamptonshire's Whittlebury Hall open its doors to more than 250 dealers for MIRC 2014, in what is set to be the event's biggest outing to date.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 18th 2014 at 8:00AM

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Bigfoot reveals new Trouble Booster pedal

Bigfoot reveals new Trouble Booster pedal

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Bigfoot Engineering has introduced a new guitar effects pedal in the form of the Trouble Booster.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2014 at 5:28PM
THE APPRENTICES: Gaz Hamblin

THE APPRENTICES: Gaz Hamblin

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The next generation of MI dealers are already coming to the boil nicely in the MIRTAS apprenticeship scheme. Each month we check on on their progress…

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2014 at 5:01PM
JHS Event 2014: Customer attendance up 22 per cent

JHS Event 2014: Customer attendance up 22 per cent

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JHS has reported a customer attendance rise of 22 per cent for this year’s Event.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2014 at 4:14PM
MXR announces 40th anniversary power supply promotion

MXR announces 40th anniversary power supply promotion

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As part of its 40th anniversary celebrations, MXR is rolling out a free power supply promotion to customers across participating authorised dealers.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2014 at 10:21AM

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MIRC 2014: Studiomaster showcasing new sound and lighting cabs

MIRC 2014: Studiomaster showcasing new sound and lighting cabs

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Studiomaster will be showing of its Starlight ML combined sound and lighting cabs at MIRC 2014.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2014 at 10:11AM
MIRC 2014: Yamaha PMD promising show day deals and live music

MIRC 2014: Yamaha PMD promising show day deals and live music

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Yamaha will be offering retailers a raft of exclusive show day deals across its guitar, drums and monitor lines at tomorrow’s MIRC.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 17th 2014 at 9:39AM
Peavey Spider-Man guitar giveaway

Peavey Spider-Man guitar giveaway

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Peavey is giving comic book fans the chance to win a Spider-Man Rockmaster guitar as part of a new giveaway.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 16th 2014 at 11:15AM
INTERVIEW: British Sea Power

INTERVIEW: British Sea Power

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Since the release of their 2003 debut, British Sea Power have become one of the UK’s most celebrated bands, having produced no less than five studio albums,a plethora of singles ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 16th 2014 at 10:49AM

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MIRC 2014: Academy of Music & Sound to launch new online degree

MIRC 2014: Academy of Music & Sound to launch new online degree

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The Academy of Music & Sound has announced the UK’s first online ‘blended learning’ degree in Performance Industries, with MIRTAS store staff given the chance to get involved using the ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 16th 2014 at 10:26AM
Editors Keys shortlisted for E3 Business Awards final

Editors Keys shortlisted for E3 Business Awards final

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Keyboard manufacturer, Editors Keys, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2014 E3 Business Awards, which will be held at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton on September 18th.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 13th 2014 at 11:31AM
MIRC 2014: Tanglewood Master Luthier Michael Sanden to attend show

MIRC 2014: Tanglewood Master Luthier Michael Sanden to attend show

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Tanglewood has confirmed that Scandinavian Master Luthier, Michael Sanden, will be in attendance at next week’s MIRC.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 13th 2014 at 11:20AM
MIRC 2014: UK's top retailer joins fight against music cuts

MIRC 2014: UK's top retailer joins fight against music cuts

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Simon Gilson, managing director of UK retailer PMT, has joined the fight against music education cuts in the UK, calling on Government to do more to support the sector.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 13th 2014 at 11:01AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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Topping this week’s chart is our exclusive announcement that Yamaha has overhauled its dealer terms for the first time in over 17 years.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 13th 2014 at 10:08AM
Mark Dickinson joins Headstock

Mark Dickinson joins Headstock

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Headstock Distribution has appointed Mark Dickinson as area sales manager for northern England, Scotland and Ireland across all product categories.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:41AM
FEEDBACK: Tin Pan Alley developer

FEEDBACK: Tin Pan Alley developer "changing the goal posts"

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Journalist, documentary producer and radio presenter, Henry Scott-Irvine, has been in touch with MI Pro to offer his view on the recent statement from Denmark St developer, Consolidated Developments. ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 12th 2014 at 9:50AM
MIRC 2014: Chord giving away Bluetooth speaker system

MIRC 2014: Chord giving away Bluetooth speaker system

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Chord will be giving away a Bluetooth speaker system as part of an exclusive MIRC promotion.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jun 11th 2014 at 2:57PM
MIRC 2014: Essential information

MIRC 2014: Essential information

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Some essential information ahead of this year's MIRC conference and expo.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:40AM