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IN THE HOTSEAT WITH: Darren Power, Yamaha Europe

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 18, 2015

Our series of in-depth profiles continues with director of Yamaha's European Professional Music division, Darren Power. A man who is no stranger to forklifts and Texan Calypso...

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High Tech adds Canadian acoustics

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 18, 2015

High Tech Distribution has become the exclusive distributor of Norman guitars in the UK.

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Hattendorf’s brief encounter with Musikmesse ends

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 18, 2015

Kai Hattendorf, recently appointed to head up a reshaped Musikmesse is leaving the show organiser after only two months in charge.

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Luthier show back in Berlin

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 18, 2015

Luthier extravaganza, The Holy Grail Guitar show is returning to Berlin later this year.

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TC Electronic unveils PolyTune

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 17, 2015

TC Electronic is about to launch PolyTune Clip, positioning it as the world's first polyphonic clip-on tuner. 

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D’Addario strings up Cole Clark

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 16, 2015

Australian brand Cole Clark Guitars has announced that from this month all its acoustic guitars will be factory fitted with D’Addario’s new NY Steel Coated guitar strings.

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NAMM Foundation gives out international grants

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 16, 2015

The NAMM Foundation has announced it will invest $600,000 in funding to 17 music-making programs this year, including four international grants.

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Faith Guitars brand reaches Spain

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 16, 2015

The Faith acoustic guitar brand is continuing its international expansion, with Barnes & Mullins having secured its first Spanish distribution deal.

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Rosetti adds audio lines

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 16, 2015

Rosetti has added two new audio lines, in the form of Dawn Pro Audio Systems and CAD.

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Dream Cymbals lines up Pellegrom clinics

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 12, 2015

US drummer and clinician Scott Pellegrom heads over to the UK later in June for a nationwide clinic tour, in association with Dream Cymbals, DW Drum Workshop and SVM Percussion.

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IN THE HOTSEAT WITH: Lee Anderton, Andertons

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 11, 2015

Guildford-based retailer, Andertons is one of the UK's most highly-regarded MI stores, indeed it is the current holder of the MIA's best large retailer award. We put eponymous boss, Mongolian hearthrob and sometime YouTube sensation, Lee Anderton on the spot...

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New report shows extent of UK retail hurt

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 11, 2015

A rare report on the UK musical instrument market from Ibisworld predicts growth of 6.2 per cent over the next year, but outlines the extent of the damage caused to the sector at the height of the recession.

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