Hidersine orchestral website launched

Barnes & Mullins has announced the release of the first Hidersine product-specific website; This new site is to be the global face of the 124 year old bowed instrument brand. This new online reference offers information about current instruments,

Paolo Burocchi to retire from Proel – Simon Sinclair takes over as MD

Proel UK has announced that Paolo Burocchi and his wife, Angela, are to retire from the company at the end of October. Simon Sinclair, who has been with Proel in a number of roles, will take up the responsibility for


Nineboys ups dealer value

UK guitar brand Nineboys reports that it has increased margins for dealers across its entire range.



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Music Industry News’ editor-at-large Gary Cooper casts his eye over the stories from the MI industry that you might have missed

Gary Cooper: In Other News

Music Industry News’ editor-at-large Gary Cooper casts his eye over the stories from the MI industry that you might have missed…

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Barnes & Mullins release the Lee Oskar Quick Start Kit

Barnes & Mullins has announced the release of the Lee Oskar Quick Start Kit. Billed as ‘The perfect gift for the guitarist or ukulele player’, the Lee Oskar Quick Start Kit is equipped with four distinctly different harmonica tunings, all designed

Fusion Launch Urban Series

Fusion has announced the launch of the Urban series of hybrid gig bags aimed at the guitar and brass instrument markets. The new series features many of Fusion’s long standing, flagship designs and focus on instrument protection with ergonomic, street-wise

Rotosound promotional offer

For a limited time only, Rotosound is offering a free guitar strap (STR1) worth £5 with orders of their most popular strings. This offer is available with all purchases of promotional packs containing three sets of guitar or bass strings and


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A Fresh approach

MIN’s editorial consultant Steve Harvey speaks to Sean Kelly, whose Freshman brand made its debut at the NAMM show earlier this year, about his company’s measured expansion plans

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Musikmesse 2014

On the eve of Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound, Music Industry News spoke to the shows’ vice president and the directors of each show to discuss their position in the global marketplace and how each one was developing

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Though 2014 marks Lowden’s 40th anniversary of trading, it was 2013 that brought the investment that is key to the firm’s expansion plans. Steve Harvey talks to founder and owner George Lowden…

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