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Olympus backs bands with free equipment offer

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• September 3, 2015

Olympus is making a new OM-D E-M5 Mark II system camera and an LS-100 PCM Recorder available to up-and-coming bands for a period of at least two months, free of charge. 

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Rotosound secures exclusive Rockready distribution

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• September 3, 2015

Rotosound has become sole UK distributor of the Rockready gig bags and straps range.

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South Africa deal for Faith Guitars

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• September 3, 2015

Barnes and Mullins has secured a new distribution deal in South Africa for its Faith Guitars brand.

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POLL RESULTS: Product innovation in MI

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• September 3, 2015

Our latest poll asked whether the industry is atypically limited in being able to achieve new product innovation.

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Will the UK ever have another music show?

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• September 2, 2015

The sudden cancellation of the Musical Instruments and Technology Show has again made the prospect of a major UK consumer show seem remote, but does it really need one?

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Labour leadership frontrunner backs music and the arts

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• September 2, 2015

Labour leadership favourite Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that his Government would undo the damage caused to music and the arts by Conservative funding cuts, with a programme of reinvestment.

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New Music Shipping site boosts dealers

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• September 2, 2015

UK distributor Music Shipping, has a brand new website offering greater functionality for retailers and end-users alike.

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Musical Instruments and Technology Show cancelled

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• September 1, 2015

After a morning of rumours surrounding the future of the event, Hamerville has confirmed that it has cancelled the Musical Instruments and Technology Show, due to take place in Manchester in November.

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Ovation resumes US production

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• September 1, 2015

Anyone intrigued about Drum Workshop’s plan for the Ovation guitar brand it acquired from Fender earlier this year will be interested by news that US production is about to resume again.

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IN THE HOTSEAT WITH…Nigel Hill, Yamaha Music London

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• August 31, 2015

Guardian of Yamaha's flagship London retail outlet, once Chappell of Bond Street, former orchestral musician. Equally revererential towards Rachmaninov and Steve Guppy...

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TOP TEN: Rejected Gibson product expansion ideas

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• August 28, 2015

A top secret mole has revealed to us a list of scrapped brand expansion proposals from a Gibson Brands meeting...

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NEW POLL: Is product innovation more difficult in MI?

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• August 28, 2015

Our latest poll asks whether the industry is atypically limited in being able to achieve new product innovation.

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