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ACM launches Music Production Scholarship worth £27,000

ACM launches Music Production Scholarship worth £27,000

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The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) has announced a brand new Music Production Scholarship in partnership with Music Gateway.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 21st 2017 at 2:34PM
3 key trends retailers should know in the run up to Black Friday

3 key trends retailers should know in the run up to Black Friday

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It might feel a bit odd discussing Black Friday in August, but there are less than 100 days left before one of the biggest retail events in the UK takes ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 21st 2017 at 11:49AM
Orange Amps appoints Tim Ireland as new Managing Director

Orange Amps appoints Tim Ireland as new Managing Director

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Orange Amps has announced that Tim Ireland is the firm’s new managing director with effect from today (August 21st).

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 21st 2017 at 11:08AM
OPINION: Should music teachers strive for perfection or participation?

OPINION: Should music teachers strive for perfection or participation?

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In the world of music we hear the word ‘talent’ an awful lot. And the general opinion is that some people have a natural talent and others just don’t.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 21st 2017 at 10:10AM

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Sad to hear Big Ben's bell end? Martin Audio may have a solution

Sad to hear Big Ben's bell end? Martin Audio may have a solution

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Martin Audio has offered a solution for those sad to hear Big Ben’s bell end on August 21st.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 18th 2017 at 3:53PM
Ex Cure guitarist Perry Bamonte's collection of instruments to be auctioned

Ex Cure guitarist Perry Bamonte's collection of instruments to be auctioned

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Gardiner Houlgate auction rooms will be auctioning 28 guitars from Perry Bamonte’s personal collection.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 18th 2017 at 12:03PM
A-Level results show 'deep concerns' about uptake of music lessons

A-Level results show 'deep concerns' about uptake of music lessons

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This week, A-level and AS level results were released for schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. But while students celebrated their achievements, the results from the Joint Council of ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 18th 2017 at 11:03AM
Top 10 stories of the week: Industry opinions on Aldi MI range, Gibson trademark infringement, D'Addario Europe

Top 10 stories of the week: Industry opinions on Aldi MI range, Gibson trademark infringement, D'Addario Europe

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This week, our most popular story has been our round up of industry opinions on Aldi’s new range of low-cost musical instruments.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 18th 2017 at 10:35AM

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WATCH: IK Multimedia teases all-in-one music production station

WATCH: IK Multimedia teases all-in-one music production station

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IK Multimedia has released as teaser trailer of a brand new all-in-one music production station, which will be unveiled in full at the end of the month.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 17th 2017 at 3:13PM
INTERVIEW: Hannah Peel on her new Mary Casio project, the importance of musical education, and falling down the rabbit hole

INTERVIEW: Hannah Peel on her new Mary Casio project, the importance of musical education, and falling down the rabbit hole

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A year ago, MI Pro spoke to composer, arranger and musician Hannah Peel about her second studio album, Awake But Always Dreaming, which focused on her experience with ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 17th 2017 at 11:50AM
D'Addario launches European marketing and distribution operation, headed by Simon Turnbull

D'Addario launches European marketing and distribution operation, headed by Simon Turnbull

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D’Addario has announced the formation of D’Addario Europe Ltd – a brand new initiative to help the company maintain greater consistency and control of its brand portfolio in Europe.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 17th 2017 at 9:46AM
Footfall declined in most shopping destinations in July

Footfall declined in most shopping destinations in July

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The latest BRC-Springboard Footfall and vacancies monitor has revealed another slow month for UK retail footfall.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 16th 2017 at 11:52AM

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Reverb.com secures $15m in funding to expand online MI marketplace

Reverb.com secures $15m in funding to expand online MI marketplace

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Reverb.com has secured $15 million in funding amidst a fifth consecutive year of growth.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 16th 2017 at 10:09AM
Gibson names Slash as its first ever Global Brand Ambassador

Gibson names Slash as its first ever Global Brand Ambassador

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Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash has been named as Gibson’s first ever Global Brand Ambassador.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 15th 2017 at 3:56PM
Chili Peppers' bassist Flea says cutting music education from public schools is 'child abuse'

Chili Peppers' bassist Flea says cutting music education from public schools is 'child abuse'

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ bassist has expressed his views on the current threat musical education programs in public schools are facing in the US, calling it “child abuse” and ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 15th 2017 at 3:17PM