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MOBO Help Musicians Fund launches to support grassroots artists in the UK

MOBO Help Musicians Fund launches to support grassroots artists in the UK

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MOBO Trust has announced the launch of the new MOBO Help Musicians Fund, in partnership with Help Musicians UK, which will support grassroots artists in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 24th 2017 at 3:51PM
BRC calls on the Chancellor to support the UK retail industry's future

BRC calls on the Chancellor to support the UK retail industry's future

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has sent a submission to the Chancellor, calling for the upcoming Budget to support the retail industry’s future and help shoppers by keeping the cost ...

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 24th 2017 at 11:53AM
Daisy Berkowitz: Guitarist and Marilyn Manson co-founder dies aged 49

Daisy Berkowitz: Guitarist and Marilyn Manson co-founder dies aged 49

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Scott Putesky, better known as Daisy Berkowitz, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with colon cancer.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 23rd 2017 at 4:50PM
CODA Audio UK hires Scott Fraser

CODA Audio UK hires Scott Fraser

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CODA Audio UK has announced the recruitment of Scott Fraser to the position of technical sales manager.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 23rd 2017 at 3:46PM

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Rimmers Music to open first store in Scotland

Rimmers Music to open first store in Scotland

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Rimmers Music is set to open its 9th retail store at the end of October. The new premises will be the retailer’s first physical store in Scotland.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 23rd 2017 at 11:33AM
Fibonacci offers up the chance to win a guitar and help save Swanage Jazz Festival

Fibonacci offers up the chance to win a guitar and help save Swanage Jazz Festival

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Fibonacci Guitars is continuing its donations drive to help save the Swanage Jazz Festival by launching a new incentive for those who donate.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 23rd 2017 at 11:13AM
OPINION: Why is there's still no justice for Radiohead drum technician Scott Johnson?

OPINION: Why is there's still no justice for Radiohead drum technician Scott Johnson?

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In his latest MI Pro column, professional guitar technician Adi Vines warns that without pressure from the concert industry, the circumstances of the Radiohead stage collapse in 2012, which killed ...

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 23rd 2017 at 10:28AM
How Inclusive Creativity is levelling the playing field between able and disabled musicians

How Inclusive Creativity is levelling the playing field between able and disabled musicians

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In 2015, Walled City Music, Drake Music and St. Magnus International Festival received funding from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to develop a pilot participatory project using ‘inclusive creativity’ as its ...

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 22nd 2017 at 3:39PM

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Native Instruments unveils huge growth plans following €50m investment

Native Instruments unveils huge growth plans following €50m investment

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Music software and hardware manufacturer Native Instruments has announced that it is receiving a €50 million investment from private equity firm EMH Partners.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 20th 2017 at 11:54AM
WATCH: How to re-create classic Big Muff sounds with EHX's Deluxe Big Muff Pi

WATCH: How to re-create classic Big Muff sounds with EHX's Deluxe Big Muff Pi

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Prolific session musician Bill Ruppert has released a new video showing how to re-create many of the vintage Big Muff sounds heard throughout the years on the modern Deluxe Big ...

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 20th 2017 at 11:19AM
Top 10 stories of the week: PMT opens London store, Rimmers Music theft, Harman insists no brands will close

Top 10 stories of the week: PMT opens London store, Rimmers Music theft, Harman insists no brands will close

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The biggest story on MI Pro this week was the news that PMT is opening a flagship store in central London.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 20th 2017 at 10:17AM
Focusrite launches Pro division, headed up by Richard Nevens

Focusrite launches Pro division, headed up by Richard Nevens

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Focusrite has announced the launch of the new Focusrite Pro division, formed to serve the specific needs of audio professionals worldwide.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 19th 2017 at 3:08PM

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Harman responds to Austrian Audio launch - 'None of our brands are closing down, including AKG'

Harman responds to Austrian Audio launch - 'None of our brands are closing down, including AKG'

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Harman Pro has issued a statement to MI Pro sister title PSNEurope in response to the news that a group of laid-off AKG engineers have launched their own brand.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 19th 2017 at 11:09AM
'Mental health awareness should be a part of all music education courses' - HMUK

'Mental health awareness should be a part of all music education courses' - HMUK

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Help Musicians UK (HMUK) has revealed its landmark study on mental health and the music industry, highlighting the key issues musicians face, and outlining three key pledges.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 19th 2017 at 10:08AM
SCV announces newly established partnership with Black Lion Audio

SCV announces newly established partnership with Black Lion Audio

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SCV Distribution has announced that it will once again distribute pro audio products from US-based outboard manufacturer Black Lion Audio.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 18th 2017 at 4:47PM