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MU urges MPs from all parties to pledge to support musicians working in the EU

MU urges MPs from all parties to pledge to support musicians working in the EU

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The Musicians’ Union (MU) has revealed that it is asking UK MPs from all parties to sign up to a pledge to protect musicians working in the EU.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 5th 2017 at 4:33PM
Anatomy of an Instrument: The Accordion

Anatomy of an Instrument: The Accordion

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Considering June is Accordion Awareness Month, it seems fitting that the latest instalment of our Anatomy of an Instrument series looks at the German musical invention.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 5th 2017 at 1:02PM
WATCH: Elton John, Jack White and more star in film showcasing recording process used for first time in 90 years

WATCH: Elton John, Jack White and more star in film showcasing recording process used for first time in 90 years

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The American Epic Sessions is a new award-winning feature-length film showcasing a range of high profile artists replicating early recording processes on an original 1920s electrical recording system.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 4th 2017 at 5:05PM
JHS Event is back with special dealer offers and prizes throughout June

JHS Event is back with special dealer offers and prizes throughout June

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Following on from last year’s new format, JHS is gearing up for Event ‘on the road’ 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 4th 2017 at 2:08PM

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What is the most popular hour for online retail in the UK?

What is the most popular hour for online retail in the UK?

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In a new monthly report, MI Pro is able to give retailers insight into the previous month’s ecommerce trends so you can map out what times shoppers are most likely ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 2nd 2017 at 11:36AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Gorillaz solar powered studio, Roland digital percussion pads, Sgt Pepper 50th anniversary

Top 10 stories of the week: Gorillaz solar powered studio, Roland digital percussion pads, Sgt Pepper 50th anniversary

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This biggest story on MI Pro this week was the news that Gorillaz has teamed up with energy provider E.ON to create a solar powered music studio.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 2nd 2017 at 9:57AM
Musicians to celebrate the accordion throughout June

Musicians to celebrate the accordion throughout June

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It’s the beginning of June, which means summer is almost here, Wimbledon is about to take over day-time TV, and the accordion gets some special attention.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 1st 2017 at 3:04PM
Shure to showcase Axient Digital wireless system at ABTT Theatre Show

Shure to showcase Axient Digital wireless system at ABTT Theatre Show

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Shure UK will be exhibiting at this year's ABTT Theatre Show, which takes place at London's Alexandra Palace on June 6th and 7th.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 1st 2017 at 2:28PM

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Bass Gear's Phil Nixon launches MusicBiz Marketing

Bass Gear's Phil Nixon launches MusicBiz Marketing

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Phil Nixon, the original founder of specialist retailer Bass Gear Ltd has announced the launch of a new freelance marketing consultancy called MusicBiz Marketing.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 1st 2017 at 1:41PM
Crowdfunding Corner: ACPD Drum Kit, LightLead, Toneroll, SoundBridge

Crowdfunding Corner: ACPD Drum Kit, LightLead, Toneroll, SoundBridge

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MI Pro checks out the latest musical instrument projects looking for backers, or recently funded, on popular crowdsourcing sites Kickstarter and Indiegogo.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 1st 2017 at 10:32AM
These are the most-played tracks from The Beatles' Sgt Pepper

These are the most-played tracks from The Beatles' Sgt Pepper

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June 1st marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ iconic album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Laura  Barnes
on May 31st 2017 at 4:31PM
Two new competitions for Korg Gadget/Allihoopa and microKORG's 15th anniversary

Two new competitions for Korg Gadget/Allihoopa and microKORG's 15th anniversary

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Korg has unveiled the details of not one, but two new competitions that will give musicians the chance to win an array of MI gear and merchandise.

Laura  Barnes
on May 31st 2017 at 3:46PM

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Pearl announces new leaders for European team

Pearl announces new leaders for European team

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Pearl has announced changes to its European team, with senior European marketing manager Sho Inatomi returning to Pearl Headquarters in Japan.

Laura  Barnes
on May 31st 2017 at 2:59PM
MU vows to continue campaigning for music venue protection as Edinburgh's Studio 24 closes

MU vows to continue campaigning for music venue protection as Edinburgh's Studio 24 closes

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One of Edinburgh’s best-known alternative music venues, Studio 24, has closed its doors after 25 years.

Laura  Barnes
on May 31st 2017 at 2:04PM
CloudBounce now lets anyone send their tracks to Abbey Road to be professionally mastered

CloudBounce now lets anyone send their tracks to Abbey Road to be professionally mastered

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Finnish tech start-up CloudBounce has announced that it will now offer Abbey Road Studios’ mastering services as an integrated option alongside its own automated mastering service.

Laura  Barnes
on May 31st 2017 at 11:38AM