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COOPER'S CORNER: Gibson takes on the Feds

COOPER'S CORNER: Gibson takes on the Feds

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Continuing his watching brief, veteran journalist Gary Cooper gives us his latest thoughts on the wide world of MI...

Gary Cooper
by Gary Cooper
on Mar 19th 2014 at 11:20AM
GARY COOPER

GARY COOPER

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An exclusive online column this month, as Gary Cooper continues his watching brief on the world of MI...

Gary Cooper
by Gary Cooper
on Feb 14th 2014 at 10:28AM
2013: As it happened

2013: As it happened

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Gary Cooper gets out his handy MI Pro binder to thumb through the issues and look back at the stories, which grabbed the headlines this year…

Gary Cooper
by Gary Cooper
on Dec 4th 2013 at 9:05AM
Gibson to acquire Roland's Cakewalk software division

Gibson to acquire Roland's Cakewalk software division

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Gibson is buying Roland software offshoot Cakewalk, with the aim of creating a new professional software brand.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Sep 24th 2013 at 10:46AM

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Guitar Village wins Gibson dealer recognition

Guitar Village wins Gibson dealer recognition

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Farnham-based Guitar Village has been hailed as Gibson's UK Acoustic Dealer of the Year.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 12th 2013 at 11:18AM
INTERVIEW: Steve Cradock talks us through the making of his new album

INTERVIEW: Steve Cradock talks us through the making of his new album

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With the release of third solo album Travel Wild - Travel Free imminent, MI Pro's Daniel Gumble headed to a Shepherds Bush hotel to shoot the proverbial with Ocean Colour ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 9th 2013 at 9:52AM
TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

TOP TEN: This week's most read stories

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This week's top ten most read stories on MI-Pro.co.uk run the spectrum from major brands changing their identity to exciting new gear announcements.

Jory Mackay
by Jory Mackay
on Jun 14th 2013 at 9:54AM
TOP TEN: This week's top stories

TOP TEN: This week's top stories

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There were a number of big industry stories in the past week with Roland announcing a new president and the sad news of the passing of Robert Zildjian.

Jory Mackay
by Jory Mackay
on Apr 5th 2013 at 10:09AM

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Gibson buys TEAC in £34.5m deal

Gibson buys TEAC in £34.5m deal

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Gibson has made further investment in Japan, with the purchase of TEAC, parent company of Tascam.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Apr 2nd 2013 at 11:11AM
Gibson appoints new EVP of global business development

Gibson appoints new EVP of global business development

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Gibson has announced the appointment of Rick Froio as its new executive vice president of global business development.

Jory Mackay
by Jory Mackay
on Feb 1st 2013 at 10:29AM
US: Guitar Center names top reps

US: Guitar Center names top reps

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Major US MI retailer, Guitar Center, has named its top manufacturer representatives from across the country.

Jory Mackay
by Jory Mackay
on Feb 1st 2013 at 10:16AM
More NAMM announcements from Tascam, Yamaha, Peavey and more

More NAMM announcements from Tascam, Yamaha, Peavey and more

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In the aftermath of the 2013 Winter NAMM show, gear announcements continue to come in from some of the industry's bigger brands.

Jory Mackay
by Jory Mackay
on Jan 28th 2013 at 11:57AM

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Gibson picks Iommi as 'best-ever' metal guitarist

Gibson picks Iommi as 'best-ever' metal guitarist

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Black Sabbath guitarist named as metal's premier axeman according to Gibson.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Sep 25th 2012 at 10:40AM
Dawsons to unveil new-look Reading shop

Dawsons to unveil new-look Reading shop

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Dawsons Music has totally redeveloped its flagship Reading shop, which will officially relaunch on September 8th 2012.

Adam Savage
by Adam Savage
on Sep 3rd 2012 at 2:47PM
New Reidy's store opening this weekend

New Reidy's store opening this weekend

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Blackburn MI retailer Reidy's is celebrating its 90th anniversary with the opening of a new 6,500 square-foot store.

Adam Savage
by Adam Savage
on Sep 3rd 2012 at 10:00AM

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Keep an eye out for these guys

Keep an eye out for these guys

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Academy of Sound in Stoke on Trent claims three men tried to steal a Gibson Les Paul from the store on Tuesday (August 7th).

Adam Savage
by Adam Savage
on Aug 9th 2012 at 10:29AM
Juszkiewicz defiant over Government tactics

Juszkiewicz defiant over Government tactics

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Gibson boss Henry Juszkiewicz is still critical of the US Government's handling of the affair, despite settling the firm's dispute over illegal wood imports.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 7th 2012 at 12:22PM
Gibson fined in Lacey Act dispute

Gibson fined in Lacey Act dispute

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Gibson’s dispute with the US Justice Department over imported timber has resulted in it paying a $300,000 fine and admitting its transgression.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Aug 7th 2012 at 9:34AM
Gibson CEO slams 'criminalisation' of business

Gibson CEO slams 'criminalisation' of business

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Juszkiewicz spoke out in the Wall Street Journal against the heavy-handed approach of using Federal Law to punish business practices.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jul 23rd 2012 at 10:36AM
RETAIL USA: Dave's Guitar Shop

RETAIL USA: Dave's Guitar Shop

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The last thing we expected to find in the idyllic state of Wisconsin was one of the world's biggest guitar specialists...

Adam Savage
by Adam Savage
on Jul 12th 2012 at 11:10AM
FEATURE: Yamaha Drums

FEATURE: Yamaha Drums

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In the overall scheme of things Yamaha’s 45 year history in the drum market is relatively brief when compared to the origins of the instrument.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jul 10th 2012 at 9:58AM
Promising start for NAMM Musikmesse Russia

Promising start for NAMM Musikmesse Russia

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The inaugural NAMM Musikmesse Russia last week brought together 190 companies from 18 countries and 6,275 visitors – a higher figure than the organisers expected.

Adam Savage
by Adam Savage
on May 23rd 2012 at 4:32PM
US senator demands changes to Lacey Act

US senator demands changes to Lacey Act

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US senator Lamar Alexander has called for the Lacey Act to be amended, following rumours that travelling musicians could have their guitars confiscated by federal border agents.

Adam Savage
by Adam Savage
on May 20th 2012 at 4:40PM
New Gibson Tech Talk next week

New Gibson Tech Talk next week

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Gibson is hosting another of its Tech Talk events on 1st May at its Central London HQ.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Apr 19th 2012 at 10:14AM