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Fargen celebrates 15th anniversary with limited edition amp range

Fargen celebrates 15th anniversary with limited edition amp range

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Fargen Amplification is celebrating its 15th anniversary with the launch of a limited edition version of its High Gain Classic 50.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 20th 2014 at 9:52AM
US: Guitar Center to be acquired by Ares Management?

US: Guitar Center to be acquired by Ares Management?

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US retail giant, Guitar Center, could be set to change hands, with Ares Management in advanced talks with the firm’s owner, Bain Capital, over a possible acquisition.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Mar 5th 2014 at 5:07PM
US: Rare synths added to Moog archive

US: Rare synths added to Moog archive

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The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) has added a number of rare synthesisers to its Asheville, NC-based archives.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Feb 24th 2014 at 11:11AM
GARY COOPER: The only way is up?

GARY COOPER: The only way is up?

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As part of our NAMM coverage, we look at how the US market is currently faring and whether we can take any baromoter readings to predict what happens next in ...

Gary Cooper
by Gary Cooper
on Jan 16th 2014 at 10:06AM

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US: Free Barry Manilow tickets in exchange for instrument donations

US: Free Barry Manilow tickets in exchange for instrument donations

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As if the prospect of free Barry Manilow tickets wasn’t enough, fans of the star can also do their bit for the Escambia County School District by donating their old ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 17th 2013 at 3:14PM
The Bumble Buzz, from Third Man Records

US: Jack White's Third Man Records unveils Black Friday Bumble Buzz

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Third Man Records, Jack White’s record label cum record store, has released a special effects pedal as part of Black Friday.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Nov 29th 2013 at 10:31AM
US: Guitar World announces new dedicated acoustic website

US: Guitar World announces new dedicated acoustic website

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New York-based publisher New Bay Media has introduced a dedicated acoustic website in the form of Acousticnation.com – a new channel of GuitarWorld.com.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 10:24AM
Roland's Big BOSS Giveaway to run until end of September

Roland's Big BOSS Giveaway to run until end of September

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Throughout September, Roland will be giving away one of its BOSS guitar signed by a famous guitar hero as part of its Big BOSS Giveaway initiative.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Sep 2nd 2013 at 3:22PM

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Dave Mustaine signs for Cleartone Strings

Dave Mustaine signs for Cleartone Strings

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California-based string manufacturer Cleartone Strings is set to release a range of Dave Mustaine signature strings.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Aug 8th 2013 at 11:19AM
MI PRO TV: Granny stuns drum store staff with in-store performance

MI PRO TV: Granny stuns drum store staff with in-store performance

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An unknown elderly lady recently brought the Coalition Drum Shop in La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA, to a standstill with an apparently impromptu and rather impressive in-store showcase of her not ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 31st 2013 at 10:40AM
Biggest summer NAMM in five years

Biggest summer NAMM in five years

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422 exhibitors descended upon Nashville’s Music City Centre this weekend for the biggest Summer NAMM in five years.

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 15th 2013 at 3:34PM
US: NAMM executive committee announces new member and positions

US: NAMM executive committee announces new member and positions

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On Saturday, July 13th, the NAMM executive committee saw new chairman Larry Morton announce a number of new appointments during Summer NAMM 2013, while also paying tribute to outgoing chairman ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Jul 15th 2013 at 10:34AM

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US: Guitar Center staff vote to unionise

US: Guitar Center staff vote to unionise

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The 57 retail workers at Guitar Center's flagship store in Manhattan recently voted to form a union.

Jory Mackay
by Jory Mackay
on Jun 17th 2013 at 10:29AM
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
US: Guitar Center credit rating drops

US: Guitar Center credit rating drops

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The American MI retailer's long-term financial stability has been called into question as it struggles with poor trading conditions, according to a report on the Reuters website.

Jory Mackay
by Jory Mackay
on Jun 13th 2013 at 10:13AM
US: JHS strikes US deal with LPD Music

US: JHS strikes US deal with LPD Music

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The UK-based, worldwide distributor has teamed up with LPD Music to distribute Fret-King and Vintage guitars in the US market.

Jory Mackay
by Jory Mackay
on Jun 6th 2013 at 10:20AM