Today’s rundown of the week’s biggest stories once again serves up a rich variety of news and announcements from across the world of MI.
Leading the way this week is news that - according to industry rumours - Fender could be about to axe two of its brands, while the announcement of big changes to next year’s BPM show also drew the attention of the MI sector.
Elsewhere, Monday saw the Music China event get underway, while GAK kicked of its Joe Bonamassa week, whereby the firm posted daily videos of the legendary guitarist and his road crew delving into his touring itinerary.
Check out the full rundown below.
Industry rumours suggest that two more Fender owned brands, bass amp specialist SWR and bass and acoustic amp maker Genz-Benz, could be closed following in the footsteps of Hamer Guitars, which ceased production late last year.
Next year’s BPM is set to undergo a major overhaul, running two co-located shows - BPM and PRO.
EMD's UK sales manager Tom Robinson talks us through the company's best-selling products, its key areas of growth and its objectives for the next 12 months..
GAK has today (Monday, October 7th) kicked off its Joe Bonamassa week with a brand new video of the legendary guitarist discussing his on-the-road itinerary.
Asia’s biggest music event kicks off on Thursday at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.
Bury St. Edmunds retailer Balaam’s (pronounced ‘Bay Lamb’s) Music has served the local community since the early 1950s.
With a wide variety of options open to those considering their first foray into the world of guitar, MI Pro looks at some of the best starter packs available on the market…
Ambitious British exporters are flying the flag at Music China, which opened today (Thursday 10th October)
With synths now more prevalent than ever on both the live stage and in the studio, MI Pro looks at some of the leading names operating in the sector…
Today (Tuesday, October 8th) marks the second day of GAK’s Joe Bonamassa week, which features the blues rock guitarist discussing his current tour and his guitar itinerary.