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MI industry veteran Brian Justice passes away

MI industry veteran Brian Justice passes away

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Brian Justice, a well-respected name in the musical instrument industry, has passed away, reports NAMM.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 11th 2017 at 10:09AM
iZotope launches promotion for RX audio repair software

iZotope launches promotion for RX audio repair software

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iZotope has announced a new promotion for its RX audio repair software.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 8th 2017 at 4:16PM
How did high street and online retail sales fare in August?

How did high street and online retail sales fare in August?

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Throughout August, UK retail sales increased by 1.3% on a like-for-like basis compared to the same period a year before, according to the latest Retail Sales Monitor from BRC and ...

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 8th 2017 at 10:17AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Gear4music revenue growth, Korg dealer event, Roland's September Festival

Top 10 stories of the week: Gear4music revenue growth, Korg dealer event, Roland's September Festival

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Gear4music has topped the charts again this week, with its H1 2017 trading report.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 8th 2017 at 10:06AM

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ABRSM unveils new singing syllabus, songbooks and singing practice app

ABRSM unveils new singing syllabus, songbooks and singing practice app

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ABRSM has released a new singing syllabus for candidates who will be taking exams from January 2018 onwards.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 7th 2017 at 3:03PM
Warwick Music Group named one of the most innovative companies in the Midlands

Warwick Music Group named one of the most innovative companies in the Midlands

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Warwick Music Group – the team behind the world’s first plastic trombone – has been recognised as one of the most innovative companies in the Midlands.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 7th 2017 at 11:50AM
INTERVIEW: Skunk Anansie drummer Mark Richardson on being a part of UK indie history and the importance of being nice

INTERVIEW: Skunk Anansie drummer Mark Richardson on being a part of UK indie history and the importance of being nice

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MI Pro editor Laura Barnes caught up with Skunk Anansie’s drummer Mark Richardson after his recent masterclass at ACM’s Guildford campus to chat about his musical career…

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 7th 2017 at 11:13AM
Musicians to record Jimi Hendrix 75th birthday album to celebrate the iconic guitarist and highlight 'ultra-hi-res' music

Musicians to record Jimi Hendrix 75th birthday album to celebrate the iconic guitarist and highlight 'ultra-hi-res' music

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InterDA Music and Music Heritage Lab have announced their plans for an ultra-high-resolution album to celebrate Jimi Hendrix’s 75th birthday anniversary on 27th of November 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 6th 2017 at 2:08PM

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Bitwig launches 'Back to the Studio' promotion

Bitwig launches 'Back to the Studio' promotion

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Music software maker Bitwig has launched a new promotion offering users a free plug-in from u-he.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 6th 2017 at 12:57PM
Industry raises over £10,000 for US athlete

Industry raises over £10,000 for US athlete

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Members of the MI industry recently organised two charity dinners to raise money for US athlete Jillion Potter.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 6th 2017 at 11:10AM
OPINION: The digital revolution streams ahead, but are performers getting paid properly?

OPINION: The digital revolution streams ahead, but are performers getting paid properly?

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Despite worries that the rise of streaming services would ruin the music industry, new reports suggest that the digital revolution has actually boosted revenue.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 6th 2017 at 10:25AM
Gear4music sees strong revenue growth thanks to rocketing international sales

Gear4music sees strong revenue growth thanks to rocketing international sales

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Retailer Gear4music has released its trading update for the six months to 31 August 2017, reporting that its total half-year sales increased by 44%.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 5th 2017 at 3:11PM

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ABRSM appoints Tony Hales as new Chairperson

ABRSM appoints Tony Hales as new Chairperson

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Tony Hales CBE, Chair of the Greenwich Foundation and a board member of the Welsh National Opera, has been appointed as the new Chair of ABRSM (the Associated Board of ...

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 5th 2017 at 12:45PM
Should the MI industry bother with Bitcoin?

Should the MI industry bother with Bitcoin?

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Cryptocurrency has been around for some time now, and while it’s not the easiest subject to get your head around, it certainly provides a fascinating glimpse into what the future ...

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 5th 2017 at 11:44AM
WATCH: Game of Thrones stars play Furch guitar in viral video

WATCH: Game of Thrones stars play Furch guitar in viral video

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Game of Thrones stars Rory McCann and Kristofer Hivju, better known as The Hound and Tormund, have been caught letting off some steam after a long day of shooting the ...

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 5th 2017 at 10:12AM