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TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

Daniel Gumble
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

Billy Lunn’s column on what is means to break America tops today’s rundown of the week’s biggest stories on MI Pro.

In his latest piece, The Subways front takes a look at whether or not ‘breaking’ the US market is as important to UK artists as it was for previous generations.

Elsewhere, news that Steve Grindrod Amplification has relinquished 20 per cent of the company also captured the industry’s imagination.

Also high on the list is changes to the Musikmesse schedule for next year, along with our pieces one why retailers and boutique companies cannot afford to miss the upcoming MI Expo.
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1. BILLY LUNN: What does it mean to "break America?" And does it mean anything anymore?

In his latest MI Pro column, The Subways frontman, Billy Lunn, takes a look at what it means to “break America”...

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2. Steve Grindrod Amplification to relinquish 20 per cent of company

Steve Grindrod Amplification (SGA) founder, Steve Grindrod, is relinquishing 20 per cent of his company and is inviting guitarists and industry executives to share in its ownership.

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3. MUSIKMESSE 2017: Exhibitor feedback drives shift in opening times

Following feedback from last month’s new-look Musikmesse, organisers have announced a shift in opening times for the 2017 show.

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4. 5 reasons boutique businesses cannot afford to miss the 2016 MI Expo

Are you a boutique MI company? If so, here are five reasons why you cannot afford to miss out on this year’s MI Expo trade event.

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5. CALLING ALL RETAILERS: 5 ways the 2016 MI Expo will benefit your business

If you are an MI retailer and have not yet registered for this year’s MI Expo trade show, now would be a good time to do so. It’s FREE, after all.

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6. DCM Music bringing Maton Guitars to MI Expo

Boutique MI supplier DCM Music will be presenting lines from Maton Guitars at the upcoming MI Expo trade show.

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7. BBC invites amateur musicians to take part in Last Night of the Proms

The BBC is calling on amateur musicians and lapsed players aged 16 and over to get involved with this year’s Last Night of the Proms celebrations on September 10th.

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8. Bohemian Guitars seeking international distribution 

US MI brand Bohemian Guitars is currently seeking international distribution partners, as it makes a concerted move into the global market with its new lines.

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9. PRS Guitars reveals new McCarty 594 model

PRS Guitars has revealed its latest model – the McCarty 594.

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10. Barnes & Mullins kicks off new Lee Oskar POS promo for dealers

Barnes & Mullins has kicked off a new POS promo for Lee Oskar harmonicas aimed at encouraging more guitarists to learn the instrument.

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