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TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

Daniel Gumble
TOP 10: This week's biggest stories

Retailer Dave Bamford’s guest piece on why the loss of Drumwright is a huge wake up call to the industry has topped this week’s list.

In his column, Bamford argues that the industry is no longer viable for even the very best MI dealers.

Elsewhere on our list is news that Peterborough Music is to close its doors after over 30 years in business, along with our tope ten rundown of NAMM 2016 announcements.

See below for the full run down.
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1. 'The loss of Drumwright is a huge wake up call to all of us'

Retailer, Dave Bamford, store manager at Wigan-based Symphony Music, has his say on why the recent loss of Drumwright is a wake up call to the industry and how the market may have become unviable to even the very best retailers…

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2. Peterborough Music to close after 30 years in business

MI retailer Peterborough Music has been forced to close after more than three decades in business.

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3. NAMM 2016: 10 of the best from day one

After a busy day of new product launches, MI Pro has rounded up ten of the biggest announcements from day one of NAMM 2016.

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4. Drumwright goes into administration

Reading-based retailer DrumWright has been put into administration after almost 20 years in business.

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5. NAMM 2016: The top 10 stories from this year's show

With the sun now set on another busy NAMM show, we’ve counted down the ten biggest stories from the past week here on MI Pro.

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6. NAMM 2016: Moog to showcase vintage synths and rare prototypes

The Bob Moog Foundation will be presenting a selection of vintage modular synths and rare prototypes at NAMM 2016.

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7. NAMM 2016: TEC Awards winners revealed

The 31st annual NAMM TEC Awards took place on January 23rd in LA, with winners across 31 categories announced on the night.

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8. NAMM 2016: Yamaha to reintroduce Recording Custom Drum Series

After three years of development, Yamaha has reintroduced its iconic Recording Custom Drum Series at the NAMM 2016 show in LA.

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9. NAMM 2016: Yamaha introduces wireless MIDI

Yamaha has introduced Wireless MIDI at NAMM 2016, offering musicians the freedom of mobile connectivity between instruments and iPhone, iPad and Mac.

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10. NAMM 2016: Taylor introduces high-tech guitar health checker

Taylor Guitars has introduced TaylorSense, a new technology that monitors the condition of the guitar.

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