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Sterling Ball on why strings refuse to bend

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 5, 2015
Interesting interview in Forbes with Ernie Ball’s Sterling Ball on how string sales are bucking industry trends. “The pie isn’t going away,” he says. “It’s being redistributed.” Check out the full interview here  Read More...

Got a spare $900K?

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 5, 2015

The acoustic guitar John Lennon played on many of The Beatles' early hits is expected to fetch more than $900,000 (£600,000) when it goes up for auction in California this November.

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UK drum dealer wins hearing…hearing

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 3, 2015

The owner of a Scottish music shop has been awarded £17,000 in costs after a customer took him to court claiming she had developed tinnitus because he crashed a cymbal near her ear.

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PRS launching new shorty semi

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 3, 2015

PRS launches its new short-scale semi-acoustic later this month.

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Shure ends German Primacoustic deal

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 3, 2015

Shure has ended its distribution agreement for the Primacoustic range of studio acoustic products in Germany, as it concentrates on its core lines, including MI.

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Should the UK be feeling deflated?

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 3, 2015

With inflation in the UK now below zero for the first time in more than 50 years, we asked what effect, if any, it could have on the UK MI retail trade?

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BPM tickets on sale now

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 3, 2015

Tickets for the BPM DJ and Electronic Music Production event – which returns to the NEC Birmingham from 12-14th September 2015 – are on sale now.

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MMR Global news service launches

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 3, 2015

US trade mag MMR has extended its coverage of the international musical instrument market with the launch of its new MMR Global news service.

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German awards for Adam Hall and Yamaha

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• June 2, 2015

Gersamtverband Deutscher Musikfachgeschafte (GDM), the German MI retailer association has handed out its annual dealer awards to Yamaha and LD Systems.

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Gear4Music readies IPO, eyes London store

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• May 29, 2015

UK online retailer Gear4music is readying an assault on Europe after confirming plans to float on the London stock exchange and open a Central London flagship outlet.

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Alvarez Thais up distribution deal

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• May 29, 2015

Alvarez has signed a new partnership with Cin Guitars, to become its exclusive distributor in Thailand.

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Adam Hall adds to Indian network

Ronnie Dungan •
  • MMR Global
• May 29, 2015

Hard on the heels of opening its new Singapore showroom, Adam Hall has made further inroads into Asia, appointing Mahi Infomedia as one of its LD Systems distributors in India.

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