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The NAMM show

NAMM 2013

EVENTS
Jan 24th 2013 - Jan 27th 2013

Location: Anaheim, California, USA

The NAMM show returns to the Anaheim Convention Centre 24th - 27th January.

THE LAST WORD: Make music education count

THE LAST WORD: Make music education count

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How to make music education a crucial and central part of the retail experience to promote sales in-store...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jun 24th 2012 at 12:29PM
Playing music improves your hearing says study

Playing music improves your hearing says study

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Research carried out at the Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute in Toronto, Canada, has shown that those who regularly play an instrument are less likely to suffer from what is known ...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Sep 14th 2011 at 5:35PM
BPI figures show strength of UK music business

BPI figures show strength of UK music business

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In the US, one in ten of all artist albums sold were from UK talent, while British acts accounted for 13.4 per cent of sales in Canada, 17.9 per cent ...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jul 7th 2011 at 10:33AM

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Research reveals nation's musical habits

Research reveals nation's musical habits

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More than 1,000 people were questioned, the vast majority (96 per cent) claimed they would rather give up film and cinema for a year over music, with a further three ...

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Jul 5th 2011 at 9:33AM
ICMP launches teacher training course

ICMP launches teacher training course

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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance has announced the launch of a new specialist teacher training course, Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS), which has been specifically ...

by Andy Barrett
on Jun 14th 2011 at 11:30PM
Entertainment unions launch Lost Arts

Entertainment unions launch Lost Arts

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Unions representing the entertainments industries have come together to launch the Lost Arts website at 1pm on June 15th in the Lecture Hall of Westminster Central Hall.

by Andy Barrett
on Jun 14th 2011 at 9:00PM
Laney celebrates Home of Metal

Laney celebrates Home of Metal

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Celebrating four decades since heavy metal was thrust upon the world and became a global musical phenomenon, Laney Amplification is sponsoring a summer season of exhibitions and events around the ...

by Andy Barrett
on Jun 14th 2011 at 9:47AM

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Third EMI/Roundhouse 30/30 competition opens

Third EMI/Roundhouse 30/30 competition opens

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The Roundhouse, together with one of its founding corporate partners, EMI, has announced the third year of 30/30, a youth music project designed to find and cultivate new and ...

by Andy Barrett
on Jun 6th 2011 at 9:00PM
Kaiser Chiefs' album (and secret) is out

Kaiser Chiefs' album (and secret) is out

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The Kaiser Chief's latest album, The Future is Medieval, was launched on Friday (June 3rd) to considerable fanfare and not a little eyebrow raising, as the album will not ...

by Andy Barrett
on Jun 6th 2011 at 8:51AM
Mobile app gig guide launched

Mobile app gig guide launched

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Software developer, Jade World, has made a new app for iPhones and androids called Whoozaround, which is designed to help users findthe best gigs in town.  The social networking ...

by Andy Barrett
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 11:37AM
Apple files for The Beatles' apple

Apple files for The Beatles' apple

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With everybody thinking the three-decade-plus rumbling suit and counter-suit between Apple Corp and Apple Inc had finally come to an end with The Beatles signing an exclusive deal for digital ...

by Andy Barrett
on Mar 15th 2011 at 9:00PM

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Future redesigns Total Guitar

Future redesigns Total Guitar

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Future, the special-interest media group and UK’s leading music-making publisher has unveiled a rocking new look for Total Guitar, Europe’s best-selling guitar magazine.

by Andy Barrett
on Mar 15th 2011 at 12:07PM
NAMM Foundation grants available

NAMM Foundation grants available

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The NAMM Foundation has announced that employees of NAMM-member companies who are pursuing education or careers in the music products industry can submit applications to be considered for a William ...

by Andy Barrett
on Feb 17th 2011 at 9:39AM
Mel Bay post-NAMM offers

Mel Bay post-NAMM offers

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Mel Bay Music Ltd, the UK and European arm of the Mel Bay publishing company has announced a brace of special offers for dealers, one offering extra discount, the ...

by Andy Barrett
on Jan 26th 2011 at 9:42AM
Harriet Gedge

Harriet Gedge

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Publisher, chorister and music enthusiast Harriet Gedge lost her battle with breast cancer on November 30th. She worked for publishing company Music Sales which for many years kept her commuting ...

by Andy Barrett
on Dec 14th 2010 at 8:58AM

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MPG Awards 2011 nominations announced

MPG Awards 2011 nominations announced

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The Music Producers Guild has announced that the nominations for its 2011 Awards are now open and anyone who would like to nominate can do so by visiting the awards ...

by Andy Barrett
on Sep 24th 2010 at 2:13PM
Christopher Norton workshop

Christopher Norton workshop

NEWS Liverpool city centre sheet music specialist, Music Notes, is organising a workshop for its customers and any interested parties at its store, featuring the Boosey & Hawkes artist and ...
by Andy Barrett
on Feb 25th 2009 at 9:33AM