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Rosetti becomes exclusive UK distributor for Protec

Rosetti becomes exclusive UK distributor for Protec

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Rosetti has announced that it will provide exclusive UK and Ireland distribution for Protec bags and accessories.

Laura  Barnes
on May 11th 2017 at 4:58PM
SLM to distribute Warwick Music Group instruments in North America

SLM to distribute Warwick Music Group instruments in North America

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Warwick Music Group has announced a new partnership with Missouri-based St. Louis Music, which will be distributing its complete range of instruments in North America.

Laura  Barnes
on May 11th 2017 at 3:30PM
WATCH: Sound Technology launches 52-week 'Nord Speedy Tutorial' series

WATCH: Sound Technology launches 52-week 'Nord Speedy Tutorial' series

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UK distributor Sound Technology has launched a series of micro tutorial videos for Nord Keyboard’s range of products.

Laura  Barnes
on May 11th 2017 at 2:50PM
Flute maker Rudall Carte relaunches after 30 years

Flute maker Rudall Carte relaunches after 30 years

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British flute maker Rudall Carte and Co has announced its relaunch.

Laura  Barnes
on May 11th 2017 at 11:22AM

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Gear4music reports 'transformational year' with record sales and profits

Gear4music reports 'transformational year' with record sales and profits

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Online MI retailer Gear4music has announced its unaudited financial results for the 12 months ended 28th February 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on May 11th 2017 at 10:11AM
Anatomy of an Instrument: The Ukulele

Anatomy of an Instrument: The Ukulele

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In this special edition of our Anatomy of an Instrument series, we’ve handed things over to an expert in the instrument this instalment focuses on. Mark Pugh has worked in ...

Laura  Barnes
on May 10th 2017 at 12:09PM
How to record your guitar at home

How to record your guitar at home

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Whether you’re looking to record some quick ideas or start composing full songs, Pedal Rockstar’s Nik has you covered with these handy tips.

Laura  Barnes
on May 9th 2017 at 12:09PM
REVIEW: White is the new black for the Korg MS-20 mini

REVIEW: White is the new black for the Korg MS-20 mini

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Originally launched in 1978, the MS-20 was a monophonic, patchable analog synthesiser that stayed in production until 1983. Revered for its thick, powerful sound, the synth became a firm favourite ...

Laura  Barnes
on May 8th 2017 at 12:08PM

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Novation taking new Peak synth on tour of UK retailers

Novation taking new Peak synth on tour of UK retailers

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After being revealed at Superbooth 2017 in Berlin, Novation’s new Peak polyphonic synthesiser is set to head out on a tour of UK MI retailers this May and June.

Laura  Barnes
on May 8th 2017 at 9:50AM
OPINION: How 'influencers' can help MI brands reach new markets

OPINION: How 'influencers' can help MI brands reach new markets

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Mimram Media’s Darrell Carter looks at how influential bloggers and YouTubers can help boost brands, and why the MI market should get in on the action.

Laura  Barnes
on May 5th 2017 at 12:11PM
Barnes & Mullins expands Peavey partnership

Barnes & Mullins expands Peavey partnership

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Peavey Commercial Audio has signed a new UK distribution deal with Barnes & Mullins after ending a three-year partnership with the Midwich Group.

Laura  Barnes
on May 5th 2017 at 11:25AM
OPINION: Why we need to keep calling out sexism in the music industry

OPINION: Why we need to keep calling out sexism in the music industry

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In her first column for MI Pro, radio presenter and DJ Rowena Lewis looks at recent cases of sexist incidents from bands, how they affect their fans, and why we ...

Laura  Barnes
on May 4th 2017 at 12:10PM

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Crowdfunding Corner: Loog Pro, Groove guitar picks, Minijam Studio, Drumistic

Crowdfunding Corner: Loog Pro, Groove guitar picks, Minijam Studio, Drumistic

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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 May 3rd 2017 at 12:11PM
Is it time MI retailers embraced the vinyl revival?

Is it time MI retailers embraced the vinyl revival?

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The 10th annual Record Store Day took place on Saturday April 22nd, and early data suggest sales grew by 10% this year.

Laura  Barnes
on May 2nd 2017 at 12:10PM
Labour politician Michael Dugher becomes new UK Music chief executive

Labour politician Michael Dugher becomes new UK Music chief executive

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UK Music has announced that Labour politician Michael Dugher will be its new chief executive.

Laura  Barnes
on May 2nd 2017 at 10:07AM