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Noise complaint appeal against pianist James Carrabino dropped

Noise complaint appeal against pianist James Carrabino dropped

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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) and Young Musician on the Year finalist James Carrabino are celebrating a win for playing the piano at home.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 20th 2017 at 4:47PM
Bassist Paul Geary joins Aguilar Amplification artist roster

Bassist Paul Geary joins Aguilar Amplification artist roster

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Aguilar Amplification has announced pro bass player Paul Geary as the latest musician to join its artist roster in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 20th 2017 at 2:35PM
Rocksteady workshop gets kids performing on stage at Routes Festival in just 15 minutes

Rocksteady workshop gets kids performing on stage at Routes Festival in just 15 minutes

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Rocksteady is a peripatetic music school based in Godalming, Surrey that currently teaches over 10,000 children across 350 primary schools in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 20th 2017 at 11:43AM
INTERVIEW: PPL's Sarah Mitchell on helping musicians get paid, music recognition technology, and supporting grassroots artists

INTERVIEW: PPL's Sarah Mitchell on helping musicians get paid, music recognition technology, and supporting grassroots artists

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Whether you’re a self-releasing musician, an artist signed to a record label or a session player, understanding what you should and shouldn’t be paid for can sometimes be a minefield.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 20th 2017 at 10:54AM

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Active Music becomes exclusive UK distributor for Code Drum Heads

Active Music becomes exclusive UK distributor for Code Drum Heads

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Active Music has announced that as of September 1st, it is the exclusive distributors for Code Drum Heads in the UK and Eire.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 19th 2017 at 2:52PM
UK retailers have a severe lack of confidence in the future of the industry following Brexit vote

UK retailers have a severe lack of confidence in the future of the industry following Brexit vote

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A mere 4% of retailers say they have no confidence in British retail following the result of the EU referendum, according to new research from VoucherCodes.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 19th 2017 at 11:49AM
Royal Blood's Ben Thatcher, Embrace's Mike Heaton and more join Porter & Davies artist roster

Royal Blood's Ben Thatcher, Embrace's Mike Heaton and more join Porter & Davies artist roster

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Silent tactile monitoring systems maker Porter & Davies has welcomed a whole host of new musicians to its rapidly growing roster.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 19th 2017 at 11:08AM
REVIEW: LD Systems U500 wireless microphone

REVIEW: LD Systems U500 wireless microphone

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To coincide with our current Adam Hall Group competition, we thought it was only fair to test out the product we’re offering up to one lucky reader for ourselves. ...

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 19th 2017 at 10:20AM

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Harman job cuts 'nothing to do with Samsung'

Harman job cuts 'nothing to do with Samsung'

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Last week, Harman announced that it was axing 650 employees from its pro solutions division.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 18th 2017 at 3:08PM
ACM unveils first Music Production scholarship recipient

ACM unveils first Music Production scholarship recipient

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After announcing the inaugural Music Production Music Gateway scholarship earlier this summer, the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) has revealed the scholarship’s first ever recipient.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 18th 2017 at 1:03PM
Improving customer experience is crucial for keeping up with today's technology-driven shoppers

Improving customer experience is crucial for keeping up with today's technology-driven shoppers

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Technology has imbedded itself in almost every aspect of human life, and that includes the things we buy, how we shop and what we expect from today’s retailers.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 18th 2017 at 11:31AM
BRC: Retail employment in the UK continues to fall

BRC: Retail employment in the UK continues to fall

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Despite the latest ONS labour market figures revealing that there’s a new record low for unemployment in the UK, the retail sector is still struggling.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 15th 2017 at 11:37AM

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Harman axes 650 employees from its pro solutions division

Harman axes 650 employees from its pro solutions division

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Harman has announced that it is laying off 650 employees as the firm consolidates the workforce of its pro solutions division.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 15th 2017 at 10:57AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Amazon 1-Click patent ends, August's retail sales figures, Brian Justice obituary

Top 10 stories of the week: Amazon 1-Click patent ends, August's retail sales figures, Brian Justice obituary

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This biggest story on MI Pro this week was the news that Amazon’s reign over the 1-Click shopping system has finally come to an end.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 15th 2017 at 10:32AM
The end of Amazon's 1-Click patent could prove very important for savvy retailers

The end of Amazon's 1-Click patent could prove very important for savvy retailers

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Back in 1999, retailing giant Amazon patented its 1-Click checkout system, suing others, like Barnes & Noble, for using a similar process, and licensing the system out to other businesses.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 14th 2017 at 10:21AM