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TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

Jory Mackay
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

This week's news featured a few big moves in the industry with Hal Leonard appointing Mark Mumford as European MD and Peavey adding Jonathan Quinney to its sales team.

As well, Martin shot back at Aria's claim that it would be selling Martin acoustic strings in the UK.

Here's a look at all of the week's most read stories on

1. Martin irked by Aria strings announcement: After a strange string of events launched by Aria's announcement that it would be selling Martin strings, the company sent MI Pro a statement clarifying its UK distribution.
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2. Peavey bolsters sales force: Jonathan Quinney was appointed as Peavey's new territory manager for the South of England.

3. Zico Chain to appear at PMT Cambridge: Yamaha and Professional Music Technology are teaming up to present Zico Chain at the retailer's Cambridge location on 18th May.

4. Just how much is music worth? For the first time ever, the UK Music Research Project is looking to measure the economic impact the music industry has on the UK economy, and they want your help.

5. Rotosound signs up new batch of endorsees: Rotosound signed more than twenty new guitarists and bass players as endorsees including members of Grizzly Bear, Orange Goblin, Whitesnake and Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds.

6. Gator launches mobile 'Find Your Case' tool: The custom-fit case maker launched a new mobile-friendly site that allows users to find the right case for their gear from virtually anywhere.

7. MIRC 2013: Peavey unleashing Vypyr range: Peavey announced it will be bringing the new Vypyr VIP amps and HiSys PA range to MIRC this year as well as providing the PA  for the Battle of the Bands.

8. Mumford becomes Hal Leonard Euro MD: Mark Mumford was promoted to the new role of European managing director of Hal Leonard.

9. MIRC 2013: Zoom range ideal for indies says firm: The home recording and effects specialist will be at this year's MIRC and is hoping to once again make an impression among its core indie retail base.

10. Sound Technology snaps up Crush Drums line: Sound Technology became the exclusive distributor of Crush Drums and Percussion in the UK Ireland.


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