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Tanglewood's new Tiare ukulele range proves popular down under

Tanglewood's new Tiare ukulele range proves popular down under

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Acoustic guitar brand Tanglewood flew over 10,000 miles from London last weekend to the Melbourne Guitar Show, held in the city at Caulfield Racecourse, to showcase its gear in a ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 15th 2017 at 10:00AM
Terré launches new online shop

Terré launches new online shop

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Percussion instrument maker Terré has launched a brand new online shop to make it easer for customers and dealers to purchase its products.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 14th 2017 at 2:00PM
Anatomy of an Instrument: The Keytar

Anatomy of an Instrument: The Keytar

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Is it the epitome of 80s cheese? Is it only ever used ironically? Is it actually a really cool piece of gear that deserves to be taken more seriously?

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 14th 2017 at 12:07PM
Active Music launches Alpine Indian Summer promotion

Active Music launches Alpine Indian Summer promotion

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Active Music has predicted that the UK is in for an Indian Summer, so to celebrate the oncoming heat wave, the distributor has put together a special Alpine Indian Summer ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 14th 2017 at 9:52AM

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What the MI industry really thinks about Aldi's musical instrument range

What the MI industry really thinks about Aldi's musical instrument range

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This week, budget supermarket Aldi made its first steps into the musical instrument market with an astonishingly cheap range of guitars, keyboards, ukuleles, stands and even music books.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 11th 2017 at 12:05PM
Top 10 stories of the week: Gibson trademark infringement, Fighting the rockstar stereotype, Daisy Rock speaks out

Top 10 stories of the week: Gibson trademark infringement, Fighting the rockstar stereotype, Daisy Rock speaks out

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This biggest story by far this week has been the news that Gibson has accused Jam Industries USA of infringing on three of its guitar trademarks.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 11th 2017 at 10:22AM
RATstands names Glenn Chapman as new managing director

RATstands names Glenn Chapman as new managing director

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RATstands has appointed Glenn Chapman as its new managing director.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 10th 2017 at 11:58AM
Korg to host world-exclusive product launch at first UK dealer event

Korg to host world-exclusive product launch at first UK dealer event

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Korg UK has announced its first official dealer event, which will take place at the end of August.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 10th 2017 at 11:02AM

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Gibson accuses Jam of infringing three guitar trademarks

Gibson accuses Jam of infringing three guitar trademarks

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Gibson has accused Jam Industries USA of infringing three of its guitar trademarks and is seeking $1 million per counterfeit mark, injunctive relief, punitive damages, destruction of infringing goods, and ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 5:02PM
Drake Music is looking for disabled musicians for trainee programme

Drake Music is looking for disabled musicians for trainee programme

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Drake Music is calling for South West-based disabled musicians to apply for its Emergent: Music Legacy Trainees 3-year programme,

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 3:35PM
Ashdown offers free tuner pedal with every RM-EVO purchase

Ashdown offers free tuner pedal with every RM-EVO purchase

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Ashdown Engineering has announced a new promotion, where musicians can get a free tuner pedal with any RM-EVO purchase.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 2:33PM
ReBalance initiative to get more women into music production praised by industry

ReBalance initiative to get more women into music production praised by industry

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Festival Republic and PRS Foundation have launched a new initiative to get more women into music production.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 12:05PM

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Andrew Small to open Yamaha's 2017 DRUMFEST with Hybrid masterclass

Andrew Small to open Yamaha's 2017 DRUMFEST with Hybrid masterclass

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Yamaha UK has announced that Andrew Small will be opening its DRUMFEST events in September and October with a masterclass on Hybrid Drumming and Triggering.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 9th 2017 at 11:04AM
Citizen Ticket promises to 'revolutionise' the market with anti-ticket tout tech

Citizen Ticket promises to 'revolutionise' the market with anti-ticket tout tech

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Independent ticket platform Citizen Ticket has launched, and it’s promising to “revolutionise the ticketing market” with its anti-fraud, anti-ticket tout blockchain technology.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 8th 2017 at 4:30PM
Daisy Rock rebuts claims St Vincent's Ernie Ball is the first female signature guitar made for the mass market

Daisy Rock rebuts claims St Vincent's Ernie Ball is the first female signature guitar made for the mass market

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Female-owned guitar maker Daisy Rock has hit back at claims that St Vincent’s Ernie Ball signature model is the first for mass market designed by a woman, asking for the ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 8th 2017 at 3:18PM